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Cynthia J. Brillant

June 13, 2007
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Brunswick-Cynthia J. Brillant age 68 of Elwell Lane died Wednesday June 13th at Mid Coast Hospital.

She was born in Brunswick, February 19, 1939 the daughter of Florien and Marie Comtois Richards.

She attended St. John's and Brunswick schools. For a couple of years she lived in Hartford, CT.

On October 18, 1958 she married Roland L. Brillant.

Cynthia was a homemaker devoted to raising her family. She was an extremely generous person helping people in need any way she could.

Cynthia served as a volunteer at the voting polls for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and quilting.

She was a member of the Maine Street Baptist Church, People's Plus and the Topsham Grange.

Surviving besides her husband of Brunswick is a son Michael Brillant and his wife Jean of Durham. Two daughters Donna Lavigne and her husband Mark of Bowdoinham and Maria Johnson and her fiancĂ© Rob Morris of West Bath. A brother Florien “Sonny” Richards of The Villages, FL. Three sisters Nancy Barnaby of Apple Valley, CA; Sonia Rush of Brunswick and Marie Powers of Scarborough. Two granddaughters Hope and Courtney Lavigne and a great grandson Austin Perry all of Bowdoinham.

Visiting hours will be held 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday at Stetson's Funeral Home 12 Federal St. Brunswick. A funeral service will be held 10 AM Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dale Morell officiating. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Brunswick.

Memorial donations may be made to The Children's Miracle Network Barbara Bush Children's Hospital c/o Maine Medical Center Development Office 22 Bramhall St. Portland, ME 04102 or to the Maine Street Baptist Church P.O. Box 216 Brunswick, Maine 04011. Memorial condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements will be announced by Stetson's Funeral Home 12 Federal St. Brunswick.