Jeanne M. Gregg

AUGUSTA – Jeanne M. Gregg, 95, of Augusta passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Boyce Gregg who passed away in 1998.

Born and raised in the French-Canadian textile mill community of Woonsocket, R.I. she was the daughter of the late Dr. Olivier Plasse and Aurore (Bessette) Plasse.

During her life Jeanne lived in several parts of the country including Chelmsford, Mass., Sedona Beach, Calif., Washington State and in the Augusta area.

In her earlier years Jeanne was employed with L’Union de St. Jean Baptiste d’Ameirque (The Union of St. Jean Baptiste of America) a Franco-American Fraternal and Insurance organization, in Woonsocket. She later worked for Raytheon Corporation, Markson Science and Pandell- Bradford.

Jeanne loved to be with her family. No matter where her life led her, from the East Coast to the West Coast, Jeanne’s foremost priority was the love and care of her family.

Jeanne is survived by her son, Marc Gregg of Augusta and her daughter, Dr. Paula Benner, DVM of Swans Island. She was the mother of the late Christopher Gregg who passed away in 1991 and the late Paul Gregg who passed away as an infant. Jeanne was the sister of the late Dr. Maurice Plasse. She is also survived by a granddaughter, Angeline Combs; and great-granddaughter Kennidi Combs.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday May 15 at 10 a.m. in Precious Blood Church, 94 Carrington Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery, Woonsocket.

Arrangements are in care of the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 127 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket, RI 02895. For online guestbook, condolences and further information please visit

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to

St. Augustine Church

c/o St. Michael’s Parish

24 Washington St.

Augusta, ME 04330.

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