Aurella “Rella” Beaulieu

AURELLA ‘RELLA’ BEAULIEU, MADAWASKA – Aurella “Rella” Beaulieu, 72, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at a Caribou healthcare facility. She was born November 23, 1945, in Green River, NB, Canada, a daughter of the late Abel and Rina (Girard) Therrien.
Rella was a devoted homemaker and cherished caring for her husband and two sons. She was a long-time member of Madawaska Gospel Church, and during her healthier years, enjoyed volunteering with their bible study and church activities. She was an avid crafter and decorator, but she always found time to reflect with her bible.
She is survived by her husband of over 54 years, Wilmer R. Beaulieu of Madawaska; two sons, Mark Beaulieu and his wife, Shelly, of Loganville, GA and Dan Beaulieu and his companion, Danielle Michaud, of No. Waterboro; seven grandchildren, Karl, Nathan, Emily, Cameron, Lexi, Morgan, and Brooke; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mona Faltin and her husband, Larry, of Nebraska, Bernadette Turner and her husband, Ken, of Missouri, Rolande Lawrence of New York, and Joslyn McDermott and her husband, Jim, of Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life was held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Madawaska Gospel Church, 125 – 25th Ave., Madawaska, with Pastor Jack Caron officiating. Relatives and friends greeted the family Saturday morning 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial followed in Living Hope Cemetery, St. David. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rella’s name may be made to Madawaska Gospel Church, 125 – 25th Ave., Madawaska, ME 04756. Arrangements are a service of Lajoie Funeral Home, 114-10th Ave., Madawaska. To share condolences online, please visit

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