Winnifred R. Gagnon, 85

Winnifred Gagnon

RAYMOND — Winifred “Wini” R. Gagnon, 85, of Raymond and Hobe Sound, Fla., passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018, with her loving family by her side.

She was born on Sept. 19, 1932, in Springfield, Mass.

It was her greatest desire to spend time with family, creating moments filled with love, joy and laughter. Her endeavors to instill values of faith and family were never unnoticed and serve as a testimony of her life. The bond shared among her family brought her constant joy and happiness. Wini consistently demonstrated kindness and compassion to everyone that she encountered, placing the interest of others ahead of her own. She also enjoyed the occasional dining at the Golden Corral and was an avid animal rights enthusiast. Her greatest legacy will remain as the cornerstone for her family, and she will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Henry; and her four children, Richard of Hobe Sound, Fla., Theresa of Raymond, Philip of Cape Coral, Fla. and Kevin of Raymond; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and her cherished sister, Barbara Talbot of Chocorua, N.H.

At Winifred’s request, there will be no funeral services. A private Celebration of Life will be held within her immediate family. Online condolences may be left for the family at

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, P.O. Box 336, Westbrook, ME 04098, (207) 854-9771 (


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