Pamela's Story

OAKLAWN, ILL., AND EDDINGTON, MAINE - Pamela J. Cormier, 57, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015, surrounded by her loving family and friends after a brief illness. She was born November 4, 1958, in Bangor, Maine.

She spent most her youth in Eddington and after high school pursued a career first as a Veterinarian and then changing to Podiatric Medicine, attending Michigan State University and the Dr. William School School of Podiatric Medicine. After completing her internship in Illinois she returned to Maine and set up practice in Bucksport for a year, later deciding to return to Illinois, where she practiced and met her husband, Larry Callen. " Dr. Pam," as she loved to be called, practiced her career on and off for the next 25 years. She made many friends along the way with her kind heart and soul and was always there for a friend in need. Pam loved animals deeply like she loved her friends and family, she was a great cook with skills she learned from her mother Mary, sister Paula, and grandmother Pauline.

She leaves behind her husband, Larry Callen and family; her father, Alfred Cormier and stepmother, Myrtle; loving sister and best friend, Paula and husband, Gary Locke; brother, Patrick and wife, Terri; special nephew, Wesley and wife, Carolyn Campbell, and their girls; and lifelong friends, Kathy Brancley, Nancy Coulter, Dawn Bisson and Sally Furuy. She was predeceased by her mother, Mary Cormier Vittum and stepfather, Bob Vittum; grandparents, Stephen and Pauline Giordani, Leo and Laura Cormier; and several aunts and uncles.

There will be a gathering of remembrance to celebrate Pam's life to be announced at a later date. If you would like to remember "Dr. Pam" in a special way please donate in memory to The Last Stop Horse Rescue, 938 Tar Ridge Road, Prentiss, ME 04487 http://www.laststophorserescue.com or the Arc Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 276, Cherryfield, ME 04622 http://thearkpets.org.
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