Lena's Story

FORT KENT - Lena H. Savage, 81 years of age, of Eagle Lake, passed away peacefully with family by her side on May 14, 2016, at Crosswinds Residential Center after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Lena was born on August 4, 1934, in Fort Kent, the daughter of Rupert and Hermina (Michaud) Thibodeau.

Lena worked as a bookkeeper for many years for M&S Office Products. She enjoyed crafting, spending time with her grandchildren, evening boat rides and living by the lake.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Carl Savage of Eagle Lake; one son, Glenn (Cynthia) Savage of San Francisco, CA.; one daughter, Carrie (Michael) Reeves of Cato, NY; grandchildren, Allison and Aimee Savage of San Francisco, CA, Dylan Paradis and Braydon Paradis and companion (Megan Blanchette); great-grandchildren, Liam and Lena Mae Paradis of Eagle Lake; her sister, Ruth Nesbitt; and brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Blanche Thibodeau; and numerous nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She was predeceased by one brother-in-law, Peter Nesbitt.

Friends may call Thursday, July 7, 2016, from 9 to 11 am at the Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. Funeral services will be celebrated Thursday, July 7 at Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. Burial will follow in the St. Louis Cemetery.

Contributions in Lena's memory may be made to the Activity Department At Crosswinds Residential Care, 40 Village Road, Fort Kent, ME 04743.
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