- Rita E. (Bourgoin) Inman, 96, passed away peacefully December 27, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. She was born in St. Leonard, N.B., Canada, June 8, 1920, daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Daigle) Bourgoin.
At a young age, Rita moved from Edmonston, N.B., Canada, to Madawaska, Maine, to care for her two nephews while attending school. At the age of 18, she moved to Bangor to attend hairdressing school. It was in Bangor that she met and married Paul R. Inman.
Rita was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a wonderful homemaker who enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, knitting, and gardening, and she especially enjoyed her many years at camp on Pushaw Lake.
She was predeceased by her husband, Paul and a son, Robert and numerous siblings.
Surviving are two sons, Richard A. Inman and his wife, Nancy, David J. Inman and his wife, Debra; two grandchildren, Marc Inman and his wife, Tammy, Scott Inman; two great grandchildren, Alexander Inman, Sophia Inman and Ryan Apigian; a brother, James Bourgoin; a sister, Betty Martel; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Orono, at a time to be announced in the spring.
Those wishing to remember Rita in a special way may make donations in her memory to the Lafayette Family Cancer Center, C/O EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME. 04402-0931.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  December 29, 2016