- Christine Louise Shields, 51, died January 30, 2017, at her home. She was born February 19, 1965, in Fall River, MA, the youngest of 12 born to Henry and Marie (Lilley) Archer.
Chris loved to read, yard saling, thoroughly enjoyed being with her family and friends but especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
"Chrissy" was one of the kindest and gentlest souls to ever grace this Earth.
She is survived by her husband of 29 years (together since they were 15), Brent Shields of Houlton; her children, Amy Archer of Houlton, Josh Shields and his wife, Shasta of Linneus; grandchildren, Dominic and April Phillips and Dayton Shields of Houlton; several brothers and sisters, William and Nancy Griffin of R.I., Frances Griffin of R.I, Henry and Gwen Archer III of TX, Michael Archer of MA, Thomas Archer of Bangor, Colin Archer of MA, Edward and Waneta Archer of Bangor, Susan Raposa of MA; her best friend of 30 years, Cheryl Gonya and her family; mother-in-law, Sadie Shields; many nieces, nephews and cousins; sister-in-laws, Barb Targonski and Cheryl Carmichael and their families. She was predeceased by her parents; siblings, Nancy Thomas, Patricia Searles and Robert Griffin.
Friends may call 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton, where funeral services will be held 5 p.m. with Pastor Richard McLaughlin officiating. For an online memorial book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com
Published on  February 2, 2017