In Memory of






Obituary for Marianne R. "Mimi" Caron (Richmond)

Marianne R. “Mimi” Caron 84 years, longtime resident of Summer Street Kennebunk died Friday April 30, 2021 at the Cedars in Portland, Maine after a long illness.

Mimi was born in Newton, MA on May 4, 1936 a daughter of Wallace E. Richmond and Dorothea Flagg Smith and attended Gould Academy and graduated from Wayneflete School in Portland, ME in 1955. In September 1955 she married Robert E Caron and later divorced but remained very close friends right up until the time of her death.

She was homemaker for most of her life.

Mimi enjoyed planning and tending to her vast gardens and sold her arrangements and cut flowers from her barn. She loved stained glass art as well as taking her 2 beloved dogs on 2 mile jaunts on Summer St. Mimi also enjoyed her visits with family and friends and was quite the talker until her stroke took that away

Mimi was predeceased by her parents, her son Jeffrey Wayne Caron who died in 2012, her sister Joan W. Holmes in 1987.

Mimi is survived by her son Michael Robert Caron of Kennebunk, ME., two daughters Debra Caron-Plourde of Saco and Michelle Lawson of Scarborough, ME and 3 beloved grandchildren Alyssa Flagg, Arianna Lawson, Micayla Lawson, as well as 2 great grandchildren, Olivia and Johanna.

Mimi’s family welcome those who like to attend the graveside service will be held at 11 AM Thursday May 6, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery, Kennebunk, ME.

Should friends desire memorial donation may be made to the Animal Welfare Society PO Box 43 West Kennebunk, Maine 04094 in Mimi’s memory.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Mimi’s Book of Memories Page at

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.