Cleo Alice (Boutilier) Joslyn
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Monticello - Cleo Alice (Boutilier) Joslyn, 89, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday December 1, 2019 at Houlton Regional Hospital. She was born February 21, 1930, in Houlton, the daughter of Andy and Nola (Sherman) Boutilier.
Cleo was predeceased by her husband Junior of 49 years; her granddaughter Paige; and loving son-in-law Ron; parents, Andy and Nola Boutilier; and brothers, Keith and Paul Boutilier.
Together Cleo and Junior made a home for a family of four: Andrea and husband Carleton Tidd of Hodgdon, Gary and Polly Joslyn of Monticello, Susan Levesque of New Paltz, New York and Keith and Wanda Joslyn of Blaine. Eight grandchildren, Paige, Bond (Colene) Levesque, Angela (Greg) Sherman, Scott (Ellen) Tidd, Keith Jr (Liza) Joslyn, Kallie Lynds, Andrew (Ashley) Joslyn and Amanda (Jordan) Schools and two step grandchildren, Nikki (Matt) and Jason. Twenty five great grandchildren and one great - great grandchild.
Cleo is survived by sisters-in-law, Madolyn Boutilier, Sharon Boutilier, Luella Leavitt and Marlene Thomas. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Cleo also had a "bonus" daughter-in-law, Rachel Carmichael and weekly Scrabble challenges were enjoyed by Cleo, Rachel, and Polly. Jordan, Susan, Bond and Colene would join in on these games when they could. Cleo also enjoyed her elephant collection, the beach and praising her Lord.
Cleo held employment at several retail stores and factory settings. After completing her work days, she cared for her mother-in-law and was "day care" for Andrew and Amanda for 12 years.
Cleo was a faithful member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Monticello where friends may call from 4-6PM Thursday December 5, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 6PM at the church with Pastor Steve Izzo officiating. A committal service will take place in the spring at Foster Cemetery, Monticello.
Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at:
Cleo was an extraordinary person, mother, grandmother and above all else a faithful child of God. WELL DONE MY GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT!
Published on December 2, 2019


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Brenda (Prosser) Gregoire
Dec 08, 2019
I ran into Cleo while visiting Houlton a few years back and she reminded me of the “mud pies” I made for her when I was a little girl and lived next door. Ha-Ha! My condolences to Andrea, Gary, Susan and Keith and their families. Cleo was a wonderful lady who always made me smile ...♥️