Fairfield- Germaine J. Damboise, 73, passed at her home on July 21, 2017, with her family by her side. \r\n\r\nShe was born in Caribou on May 24, 1944, the daughter of Albert O’Clair and Cecile (Theriault) O’Clair. In 1961 Germaine married Lionel Damboise also of Caribou, they had been married for 55 years. Together they had four children. \r\n\r\nGermaine loved her garden and her flowers. She loved to sit on her porch and watch the birds. What she loved most of all was her family. \r\n\r\nGermaine was predeceased by her sister Blanche St. Peter; and brothers, Henry and Gilbert O’Clair.\r\n\r\nShe is survived by her husband Lionel Damboise; her children, Dorothy (Damboise) Bailey and husband Dennis R. Bailey of Knox, Connie Damboise of Fairfeild, Lee Damboise of Fairfield, and Steven Damboise of Fairfield; two grandchildren, Christopher Bailey of Fairfield and Alicia (Bailey) Cook and husband Bruce Cook of Knox; two great grandchildren, Naima Bailey of Knox and Riley Cook of Knox; and sisters, Anita Chambless, Gert Miner, and Mary Guerrett.\r\n\r\nGermaine will be deeply missed and forever cherished by her family and friends.\r\n\r\nThere will be a private burial at a later date.