Evelyn J. Tardie

MAPLETON - Evelyn J. Tardie, 68, died unexpectedly Jan. 19, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Feb. 28, 1945, in Sheridan, the daughter of Paul and Simone (Caron) Theriault.

Evelyn was a graduate of Ashland Community High School and was employed as wood grader for Columbia Forest Products of Presque Isle for many years.

Evelyn is survived by one son, Gerald Tardie of Portage Lake; one sister, Linda Carney and husband, Vaughn, of Ashland; two brothers, Richard Theriault and wife, Iris, of Ashland and Hubert Theriault and wife, Ruth, of Meriden, Conn.; two grandsons, Dennis Tardie of Mapleton and Matthew Tardie of Ashland; and a special niece, Amber Sturgeon of Castle Hill. She will also be dearly missed by her close friend of many years, Norman Burby of Mapleton. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Herman Tardie, in 1984; and by close companion of many years, Oliver Carney, in 2004.

Relatives and friends may call 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Father Raymond Morency officiating. Spring interment will be at St. Mark Cemetery, Sheridan. Those who wish may contribute in her memory by making donations to assist the family, in care of Gerald Tardie, P.O. Box 355, Ashland, ME 04732. To leave online condolences, please visit www.ouellettefuneralhome.com.

Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 23, 2013