Kathleen's Story

KENNEBUNK - Kathleen V. Flagg, 67, of Kennebunk, Maine passed away peacefully on October 9, 2014, at Pine Point Center, after a two year-long battle with an illness. Kathleen was born in Arlington, MA; the daughter of Lloyd and Thelma Goodrich.

She graduated from the University of Maine (Orono) with a major in Education and minor in French. In 1967 she married Richard P Flagg and moved to Eastport, Maine and began raising a family. After substitute teaching at Eastport Elementary School for many years, she began teaching grades 3, 4 and 5 fulltime and did so until retirement just a few years ago. Kathleen had many interests including travel, dancing, gardening, fitness, family, and taking great interest in the many students that she taught over the years.

In recent years while in retirement, Kathleen spent the winters in the U.K. with her partner Dave Eastman where they enjoyed the mild weather, and summered in Kennebunk, Maine where they strolled the beautiful Maine beaches.

Kathleen was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Richard L. Goodrich. Surviving are her two sons and their spouses, Richard and Elaine Flagg of Scarborough, ME; Keith and Molly Flagg of Montreal, QC; 3 grandchildren, Noah, Liam, Rory; and her partner for over 15 years, David Eastman of Calverton, England. She also leaves behind many friends and extended family in Maine and England.

Visitation hours will be Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 3-5 p.m. with a reception at Hobbs Funeral Home, US Route One, Scarborough, ME. On-line condolences may be shared at: www.hobbsfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to:

Foundation for PSP: http://www.psp.org/

American Parkinson's Disease Association: http://www.apdaparkinson.org/
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