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GUILFORD - Patricia A. Fortier, 74, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Hibbard Nursing Home in Dover Foxcroft after a battle with cancer.

She was born August 18, 1941 in Dover Foxcroft, a daughter of Gordon and Beatrice Ramsay.

Patsy was a graduate of PCHS in Guilford, and continued on to become a clerk at Ross Drug store in Guilford for 23 years, and then Davis Brothers Furniture in Guilford.

She was a lifelong Democrat who served her party for many years with much love, devotion, and passion. She cared for many people with open arms, a kind heart, and loved unconditionally.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Jay C Fortier; devoted mother of Robert J Fortier and wife Lisa of Hermon, Kelly-Jo Zajechowski and husband Robert of Virginia Beach, Kelly and Robbie's sister Karen Belyea; brother Stephen Ramsay of Guilford; and sister Suzanne Strother of Minnesota; three grandchildren, Erin-Jo Luellen and husband Josh, Ian Fortier and fiancé Alexis Gehan, and JayR Zajechowski; two great grandchildren Dylan and Ethan Luellen; niece Morgan Newman and husband Ted; nephew Kyle Ramsay and partner Jessica Sprauge; as well as two life long friends Carole Deering and Carolyn Whaley; and her dog Suzy.

She is predeceased by her parents and several beloved pets.

The family would like to send a special thank you to all the staff at Hibbard Nursing home for their care and compassion.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 P. M. Monday at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak Street, Guilford. Graveside services will be held 2 P.M. Tuesday, September 1st at the Lawn Cemetery, Guilford. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the ASPCA, 1-800-628-0028; or the Bangor Humane Society, 693B Mt. Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
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