GONIC - Anita Esther (Smith) Gourgue, 74, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 28, 2020 following a very courageous battle with cancer.
She leaves behind her loving husband, Paul, of 48 years; her three sisters, Beverly (Eddie) Whitten of Rochester, Hazel (Eugene) Henderson of Barrington, and Alice Hilton of Randolph, Maine; sisters-in-law, Connie (Donald) Bickford, Cynthia (Richard) Giguere, Rachel Pinecofer; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her three brothers, Harry, Ernest and Larry Smith.
Anita lived in Gonic for most of her life and graduated from Spaulding High School with the class of 1964.
She worked at Colby Footwear office and the Rochester Manor office and then went on to work for several telephone companies, retiring in her early 50's. She enjoyed canning the produce from her husband's garden. She loved doing crafts, reading, as well as making puzzles.