Obituary – Gail L. Chabre

CALAIS, Maine — Gail Louise Chabre, 58, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016 at Calais Regional Hospital. Gail was born in Grand Falls, New Brunswick on February 3, 1958, daughter of Eugene and Barbara (LaPointe) Bossie.

She grew up in Van Buren and graduated from Van Buren High School. Gail attended Washington County Community College and on July 3, 1978 married Claude Chabre. She worked as a secretary for V.L. Tamarro for 14 years, retiring in 2015 due to her illness.

Gail enjoyed traveling, spending time at their home in Florida, and spending time with her family.

Gail was predeceased by her father, Eugene and a brother, David. Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Claude Chabre of Calais; her mother, Barbara Bossie of Van Buren; two children, Tony Chabre and wife, Diane of Limerick, and Lee Chabre and fiancé, Beth Ingersoll of Baileyville; three grandchildren, Maylynn, Shyla and Raegan; two sisters, Susan Bossie of Van Buren, and Carrie Wall and husband, Mark of Windham; a brother, Thomas Bossie and wife Susan, of Casco; and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Gail’s wishes, there will be no viewing or service. A party celebrating Gail’s life will be announced at a later date. Donations in Gail’s memory may be made to: Sarah’s House of Maine, 346 Main Rd., Holden, ME 04429 or at Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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