Sister Noreen Thome SSS

WATERVILLE – Sister Noreen of the community of the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament passed away at Inland Hospital, Waterville on the morning of April 7, 2021 after five days in the hospital. Sister was born in Detroit Mich. on June 6, 1934, the youngest of six children of Frances and Edward Thome.

She was predeceased by her parents; and siblings. She is mourned by her religious community and her numerous nieces and nephews throughout the country. She was particularly close to her niece, Rosemary Lark of Chevy Chase, Md.

She entered the Congregation of the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in Waterville where she made her first vows on May 24, 1956. She served both in Waterville and in Pueblo Colo.

From her birth and throughout her life sister was afflicted by various trials and illnesses which she bore patiently to the edification of all. She was born with defective eyesight and pursued her many interests nonetheless. Before entering the convent in Waterville she worked at the Chancery Offices of the Archdiocese of Detroit. In community she served in many different capacities with generosity and gift of self in spite of her physical limits. She was known for her thoughtfulness of others always seeking how to bring them joy.

A memorial service will be held later this year for her many friends and acquaintances.

Arrangments are under the care of Veilleux and Redington Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville, ME 04901. http://www.veilleuxfuneralhome.com

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