Marie Stella Rodrigue, 85, died Fri., Apr. 20, 2012 at Lakewood. She was born in North Caribou, May 25, 1926, the daughter of Paul and Marie Lizotte Thibodeau. She moved to Waterville as a young child. Stella graduated in 1944 from Waterville High School and in 1947 from St. Mary's School of Nursing in Lewiston. She worked at Colby Infirmary; Babe Toulesse, DMD; Thayer Hospital; Private duty; Chandler's Nursing Home as Director of Nursing; taught at KVTC in the early 70's;Waterville Convalescent as Director of Nursing; Tebolt & Bolduc Home Health Nurse; and taught at Helping Hands. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Robert J. Rodrigue of Waterville; three sons and their wives, Paul and Annie of Waterville, Leo and Jan of Knoxville, TN., and Jim and Sue of Waterville; eight grandchildren, Heather Gauthier and husband Mark of Fairfield, Beverly Rodrigue of Boston, MA., Pamela Korpien and husband Chris of Daytonna Beach, FL., Amy Rodrigue of CO., Christopher Rodrigue of Boston, MA, Mallory Foxwell of Knoxville, TN., Lisa Bember of Austin, TX.; a sister, Geraldine Brochu and husband Albert of Winslow. She was predeceased by her parents and an infant brother. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wed., Apr. 25, 2012 at Notre Dame Church, 112 Silver St., Waterville. Arrangements are with Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. An on-line guest book may be signed and condolences may be expressed at gallantfh.com.