Audrey's Story

BRIDGEWATER - Audrey Lois (Dearborn) Finnemore our precious mother, arrived at her final destination when she passed through the Gates of Glory where she first laid eyes on her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with her loving husband of 57 years, James and her parents standing behind Him late in the evening of July 26, 2015.

Mom was born March 7, 1932 in Blaine, the daughter of Henry and Dorothy (Tompkins) Dearborn. Mom was always thinking of her family and put them first. Mom had done seasonal work for several area farmers. After obtaining her G.E.D. she studied for her CNA Certificate and went to work at the Mars Hill Nursing Home for many years where she loved the people she worked with and especially loved taking care of the Residents. Mom was a long time member of the Bridgewater Full Gospel Assembly where she served on the Church Board for many years. She late attended the Full Gospel Assembly of Mars Hill.

She is survived by her three sons, Dennis of Mapleton, Danny of Mars Hill and James Jr. and his fiancé Patty of Presque Isle, her brother Henry Dearborn Jr. and his wife Yvonne of Blaine, brother Fred and his wife Rita of Blaine and her best friend and sister Betty Lou Grimmett of Pleasant Lake MI. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Kim Thompson of Bangor, Amy Logan and her husband Mark of Fort Fairfield, Kelly Kroh and her husband Michael of Houston TX, Emily Finnemore of Goshen NY and Chris Finnemore of Blooming Grove Ny. Great grandchildren Shyanna Lea Smith of Fort Fairfield, Zion Garrett and Sarionna Thompson of Bangor and Tessa Alley of Bangor, several nieces and nephews. Mom also leaves behind a precious lady who was just like a daughter to her, Suzzanne Toussaint and her husband Norman of Eagle Lake.

Mom was predeceased by her parents, her husband James, brother Louis Dearborn and her precious friend Doris Hallett McKenzie.

We are forever grateful to the Mars Hill Nursing Home staff for their tender, loving care to our beloved mother. A special thanks to Dr. Eric Nicholas for his care for her.

At mom's request, there will be no visiting hours and no funeral. A graveside service will be held at 1 pm, July 29, 2015 at Smith Cemetery, Bridgewater with Pastor Jon Randall of the Bridgewater Full Gospel Assembly officiating. Donations in mom's memory can be sent to Bridgewater Full Gospel Assembly, P.O. Box 172, Bridgewater ME, 04735. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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