Marie Delia Gervais, 93, of Waldoboro, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 at her residence.
She was born Sunday, June 6, 1926 in Rumford, the daughter of the late Emile and the late Josephine (Peters) Blier. Known to many as Delia, she met and married Alcide Gervais on April 29, 1950. Later Delia received her GED in 1969.
She was a welder for Pratt and Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. for 20 years before retiring to Waldoboro. Delia became a member of the Word of Life Church there, where she devoted her time and energy to the church family with behind the scene efforts for suppers, concerts, and was the ultimate hostess. Some of her other interests included gardening, sewing, photography, and encouraging others.
She is predeceased by her husband; parents; sons, Steven and Daniel; sister, Noella Bolduc; and brother, Gerard Blier.
Survivors include her daughter, Janet Gervais of Waldoboro; brothers, Edmund, Edward, Emile and Ernest; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Waldoboro Word of Life Church and will be announced at a later date. Graveside burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Rocky Hill, Conn.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions in her memory to the Word of Life Church, 41 Old Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572.
Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, Belfast. Memories and condolences may be offered to the family at directcremationofmaine.com.