Dacia Lea McKinney Paradis - age: 79
(May 23, 1942 to October 08, 2021
A catholic graveside service will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery in Madawaska on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 10am. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 365 Main Street, Saco are entrusted with her services.
Though her smile is gone forever
and her hand I cannot touch
I still have so many memories
Of the one I loved so much.
Her memory is now my keepsake
Which with I'll never part.
God has her in his keeping
I have her in my heart.
Sadly missed but never forgotten.
Biddeford – Dacia Lea McKinney Paradis 79 passed away peacefully at Southridge Living Center on October 8, 2021. She was born May 23, 1942 in Madawaska, the daughter of Edgar and Margaret “Nodie” Bourgeois McKinney.
Dacia graduated from Madawaska High School, where she excelled in basketball and the snare drum. She held many positions through her life and retired from the Inn Season Resorts in Ogunquit after many years of service. Dacia loved singing country music and travelling, she was always on the go! She also loved cooking fried chicken, her granddaughter’s favorite.
She was predeceased by her son Chad, and her two brothers Wendell McKinney and Ricky McKinney.
She is survived by and her son Kevin Paradis and his wife Rebecca Stevens, her daughter LeeAnne Paradis, and her granddaughter Daija Paradis.