Juliette Talbot Mathieu Juliette Talbot Mathieu, 90, our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother died August, 26, 2008 surrounded by her devoted family. Juliette was born in Waterville, Maine May 5, 1918 to Charles Talbot and Appoline Lapierre Talbot. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Leonel Sanford Mathieu, her grand daughter Rhonda Bousselot Peter and her siblings Cyril Pete Talbot, Ovide Talbot, Joseph Talbot, Thomas Talbot Brother Laurentin Alice Talbot and Rose Talbot Doyon. Juliette attended St. Francis de Sales school and later in life earned her GED from Waterville High School. She married Leonel Mathieu in 1937. They resided in Waterville their entire life and raised their family at 35 Pleasantdale Avenue. The family home remained The Gathering Place through the years for family, friends and neighbors. Juliette had a strong work ethic and went to work at the plastic mill in Waterville when Leonel was called to serve his country on a Navy cruiser, in the South Pacific, during World War II. When Leonel returned from the war she returned to being a full time Mom. In subsequent years she had several jobs to include: selling Avon, retail clerk at Lincolns Department Store, Personal Care Attendant and as a Dental Assistant to Roger Bourassa, D.D.S. for many years. She is survived by her children Douglas and wife Aurelie of Carrabassett Valley, ME, Sylvia Mathieu Bousselot of New Brunswick, NJ, Brenda Mathieu Champagne and husband Frank of Manchester, NH, John Mathieu and wife Sonia of Sidney, ME, and James Mathieu and wife Andrea of Fairfield Center, ME. Her grandchildren Brenda Bousselot Cioce and husband Anthony, Brian Bousselot and wife Darla, Frank Champagne and wife Sharron, Greg Champagne, Karen Mathieu Martin and husband Joseph, Kimberly Mathieu Bomfim and husband Antulio, Stephen Mathieu and wife Michelle, Bethany Mathieu, Christopher Mathieu, Hannah Mathieu, Anthony Jacobs, Brianna DeLong Killip and husband Adam, Erin DeLong Falk and husband Christopher, and Ashley DeLong. Her great grandchildren Gregory and Ryan Peter, Sarah, Emma and Eric Bomfim, Nicholas and Jack Mathieu, Mathieu Champagne, Gabrielle Champagne, Bronx Bousselot and Connor Killip. Juliette loved to travel and for many years she traveled the world through her books. She was a prolific reader and was nourished and nurtured as she learned the ways of the world as she turned the pages of many books. As the years passed, she actually did get to visit many of the places she journeyed to through her books. Her final journey is the greatest of all and as we, her family, say goodbye we count the many ways we have been blessed by all that she has given us. A heartfelt thank you to Juliettes doctors, the staffs at Sunset Home, Lakewood Manor, Inland Hospital and Hospice Volunteers of Greater Waterville for the kind and thoughtful care you provided. Family and friends are invited to visit 2-4 and 7-9, Thursday, August 28th at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, August 29th at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Pleasant Street, Waterville. Interment will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Waterville. For those who wish a memorial contribution may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.