Marie Bernadette Michaud Peters

WATERVILLE, Maine — Marie Bernadette Michaud Peters finished her earthly life on September 29, 2017 at approximately 6:30 in the morning in West Virginia. She was born on May 19, 1933 to Wilfred and Delia Michaud in Frenchville, ME.

She was a student at Mount Mercy Academy graduating in 1952. After she worked so she could continue her education as a RN, graduating in May 1955.

On December 26, 1955 she married her high school sweetheart, Laurence V. Peters, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They had three children: first Michael, then Nancy and five years later Thomas.

She is survived by her children: Michael; Nancy and husband Joe Cabaup; Tommy  and wife Lois; grandchildren Jordan and Kayleen Peters; sister Juliette Potelle; brother Robert Michaud; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Laurence, who died in Vietnam on April 19, 1966 (50 years ago, on September 23, 1967, the ball field on Armory Road was dedicated to him); her mother and father; her sisters: Joann Michaud, Jeanette Raymond, Yvette and her brother in-law Albert Dubois; her brothers: Gerald and sister-in-law, Lou, Donald Michaud and sister in-law Pat; her nephew David Scott and both in-laws Anna and Lawrence Peters.

Visiting hours were from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Veilleux Funeral Home, 8 Elm Street, Waterville, ME 04901. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Saint Theresa Church, 35 Church Street in Oakland, ME. Burial was in Saint Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove Street in Waterville, later that day on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  Please visit to share condolences, memories and tributes with Bernadette’s family.

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