Muriel Lucille Gosselin - Bath, Maine

Muriel Lucille Gosselin - Bath, Maine

Muriel Lucille Gosselin, 85, of The Plant Home passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

She was born in Woonsocket, R.I., on June 29, 1928, a daughter of David and Bertha (Poisson) Plouffe. She graduated from St. Clare High School in 1946 and then with honors from Hill College in 1948.

On March 31st 1951, she married Maurice J Gosselin and they resided in Albany, N.Y., Springfield, Mass., and Connectcut.

She was employed at Liberty Mutual for many years and later at Tupperware, though her favorite job was the time she spent as a homemaker caring for her three children when they were young.

In 1992 she moved to Bath, Maine, to live near her daughter and newborn granddaughter. Muriel also volunteered at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick for many years.

She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, and especially spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice Gosselin; two sons, David Gosselin and Marc Gosselin; one brother, Rene; and her son-in-law, Edward Secskas.

She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Secskas and her companion Chris Van Doren of West Bath; one sister, Constance Cummings and her husband Jack Cummings of North Smithfield, R.I.; two daughters-in-law, Lois Gosselin and Joy Gosselin Blair; seven grandchildren, David, Michelle, Jennifer, Marc, Amanda, Maxine and Nicholas; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 P.M. on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1200 Mendon Road in Woonsocket, R.I. Burial will be at St. John The Baptiste Catholic Cemetery in Bellingham, Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Thomas G. Plant Society, The Plant Home, 1 Washington Street, Bath, ME. 04530. Online condolences may be made at