Georgette H. (Langlais) Reny

AUGUSTA – Georgette H. (Langlais) Reny passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 19th, with the love of her family surrounding her.One of 15 children, she was born on June 4, 1928, in Hamlin, Maine, to the late Denis and Melvina (Roy) Langlais. Her siblings included 10 sisters: Mary Langlais, Simone Emond, Blanche Legendre, Pauline Thibault, Lucille Dehetre, Yvette Roux, Jeannine Poulin, Doreen Lebrun, and infant twins Rolande and Yolande; 4 brothers: Arthur Langlais, George Langlais, Roderick Langlais, and Eugene Langlais.Georgette was educated in local schools and graduated from St. Dominic Academy in Auburn. Following her graduation, she worked as a secretary at Bates Manufacturing. On June 25, 1949, Georgette married Armand “Randy” Reny, from New Auburn. Together they had five children, Steve Reny (deceased 1977) Kim Reny Paré, wife of Peter Paré and their children: Michelle (husband, Steve Blais, and their children Gabrielle, Michael, Julia and Eli); Matthew (wife Becca, and their children Teddy, and Evelyn); and Steve, (wife, Sarah); Tina Reny, and her children, Ashley Alden, Jordan Grenier (husband, Devon, and their children Jackson and Presley); James Duchart, and Luke Duchart; John Reny and his partner Robert St. Onge; and Paula Reny Wallace, wife of Patrick Wallace and their children: Isaac, Julia, Jude, and Evelyn. Georgette was a parishioner and daily communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Augusta. Over the years she served as a Eucharistic Minister and Sacristan; she was a volunteer at the St. Paul Oblate Retreat House, a Daughter of Isabella, a Cursillista, and served as a Minister of the Eucharist to those who were homebound, and to residents of local nursing homes. Together, Georgette and Randy owned and managed real estate in the Augusta area. They were married for 63 years. Their home was a gathering place for all, especially at Christmas, which Georgette took great pride in preparing for and celebrating. At any special event or party, Georgette and Randy were also admired by everyone when they took to the dance floor.Georgette will always be remembered for her positive outlook, her generous nature, and her ability to lift everyone’s spirits. She was an amazing wife, mother and grandmother, a great listener, a true confidant, and an advisor to many who sought her wisdom. Her inner strength and resilience were the fruit of her unwavering faith in God, and her lifelong dedication to prayer and service. Georgette loved unconditionally and could always be relied upon to reach out to others in need. She was a lady with an impeccable sense of style who will also be remembered for her ability to tackle any task, however difficult or demanding, while dressed in her signature high heels! Georgette is survived by four of her five children, 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, her brother, Eugene Langlais, her sister-in-law, Jeannine Reny, and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Woodlands, Hawthorne House, and Beacon Hospice, especially Dina, for their selfless care and compassion.There will be no public visiting hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Augusta on Thursday, September 30, at 11 a.m.Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME. Condolences, stories and photos may be shared at http://www.plummerfh.comIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Georgette’s memory to: Bread of Life Ministries 159 Water Street Augusta, ME 04330 or Maine Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Network PO Box 10660Portland, ME 04104

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