Obituary for Barbara A. Tounge (Sutter)
SOUTH CHINA, MAINE
Barbara Ann Sutter Drouin Tounge, 69, died peacefully Saturday, March 3, 2018 at her home surrounded by family following a brief struggle with liver and lung cancer. She was born on August 8, 1948 in Augusta, ME at Augusta General and moved to Windsor on July 4, 1969 where she raised her four children and now resided in South China, ME.
She loved to do crafts, play bingo, going out to eat with her friends, playing cards, doing extreme couponing and being around family and friends. She cherished her four children, eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren with all her heart. She truly loved her life long friends, Alice Gove, Mary Ann Trask, Mona McDonald and Evelyn Potter and her very good friends Vicki McIntyre and Bernadette Drouin.
She worked at Health-Tex, Inc. for many years and retired after 25 years at AMHI and continued the remaining 9 years at Riverview Psychiatric Center.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #179 for 31 years and the Augusta Elks Lodge #964 for 18 years.
She was predeceased by her husband; Gregory C. Tounge and previous husband, Emile L. Drouin; her parents: Bertram J. Sutter, Sr. and Virgie Mae (Hysom) Sutter; her brothers: Bertram J. Sutter, Jr. and his wife Sherril Sutter and Richard A. Sutter, Sr.; and her sister, Gloria J. (Sutter) Nimon Grant.
She is survived by her four children: Tammy Cunningham and her husband Troy of China, Timothy Drouin, Sr. and wife Dawn of Windsor, Thomas Drouin of South China and Theresa Haskell and companion Ronald Brann of Windsor; her eight grandchildren: Meghan Sears, Felicia Durgin, Timothy Drouin, Jr., Barbarajean Drouin, Meagan Cunningham, Ashley Haskell, Katie Cunningham and Abby Haskell; thirteen great-grandchildren: James Drouin, Aidan Durgin, Jackson Drouin, Keegan Sears, Aurora Durgin, Carter Durgin, Jayden Drouin, Peytynn and Paisley Sears, Thea Haskell, Chase Durgin, Emma Haskell and new arrival any day of Isabelle Emilia Durgin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Barbara has also left behind her beloved dog “Princess”.
She would like to thank all the “NOD’s” and the staff at Riverview Psychiatric Center who have made her life complete. She would also like to thank the many doctor’s that cared for her over the years: Dr. Miller, Dr. Bolduc, Dr. Wilson, Dr. Polkinghorn, Dr. Redding, Dr. Ferrara and Dr. LaVerdiere. She sincerely appreciated the Windsor Ladies Aid Group and all the many thoughts, cards and prayers given throughout the years.
Relatives and friends may visit on Thursday, March 8th from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Plummer Funeral Home, Windsor Chapel, 983 Ridge Road, Windsor where a funeral service will be held on Friday, March 9th at 3:00 PM. Spring burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery, Windsor.
A benefit supper will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the American Legion Hall, Route 3, South China from 4-6 PM.