Obituary of Elaine Frances Saucier
Elaine F. Saucier, 81, of Belfast, passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side at Sussman House in Rockport on June 27th, 2023, after a lengthy battle against Myelodysplastic Syndrome. She was born May 18th, 1942, to Fred and Doris Nickless in Bath, Maine.
Elaine was raised in Freedom and attended Unity-Freedom High School and graduated with the Class of 1960. She worked 33 years at Penobscot Frozen Food as a Quality Control Manager. After retiring, she worked several years as an office clerk at Waldo County Transportation.
Elaine is survived by her husband of 31 years, Gary “Joe” Saucier; daughter Darlene Fuller and husband, Russell, of Searsmont; son Darrell Smith and wife, Laurie, of Morrill. She is also survived by grandsons, Chuck Fuller (Moriah) of Weare, NH, Todd Fuller (Amy) of Jackson, Ryan Fuller of Searsmont, Adam Smith (Samantha) of Morrill, and Kyle Smith (Molly) of Portland. Also surviving are her sisters, Rebecca Dakin (Roy) of Kansas City, and Sharon (Lester) Turner of Montville. She also leaves behind nine great-grandchildren, a niece and two nephews that were very special to her.
She was predeceased by her parents and a nephew.
Elaine was a devoted, loving mother and grandmother, an avid local stock car racing fan, and member of the Searsport Gospel Church. She also enjoyed her Thursday night card games with brother- and sister-in-law Val and Diane Saucier.
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Per her wishes, there will be no service, interment will be held privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Waldo County General Hospital Healing Garden, 3 Glen Cove Dr, Suite 2, Rockport, ME 04856. Memories and condolences may be shared on her tribute wall.