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Maine orphanages for boys 1937

Maine orphanages for boys 1937

Posted: 1362345406000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Levesque.
Does anyone have any info on a boys orphanage that would have been close to a girls. My father was raised in one run by nuns in 1937 after his father died. He would walk to see his sisters every Sunday. His name was Robert Charles Levesque. 1932 was his birth year so he was 5

Re: Maine orphanages for boys 1937

Posted: 1367169130000
Classification: Query
There was the Healy Asylum for Boy's on Ash Street in Lewiston that was operated by the Grey Nuns of Lewiston and probably the most well known. Approximately one mile from this institution was their sister institution for girl's known as St.Joseph's Orphanage for girls on Campus Ave. This institution was also known as the Marcotte Nursing Home and St. Joseph's Orphanage. The home is still in operation today while the orphanage closed in the 1970's. Healy closed in 1973 and today is a senior citizen apartment complex. If you need anything else I will be more the happy to help in any way I can. Sylvia
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