- Rowena M. Bourgeois, 91, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Stillwater Health Care. She was born in Fitchburg, Mass. on October 11, 1925, the daughter of the late Leslie and Faye (Hurd) Reed.
Rowena was raised in Westminster, MA. She proudly completed her GED in Bangor in 1983. She married Harold Bourgeois on December 23, 1944, after traveling for years with her husband who served in the military, settling in Eddington for many years.
She leaves her daughter-in law, Leanne Bourgeois and special friend, Chub Morris of Oakland; grandson, Leslie and his special friend, Debbie Joslyn of Carmel; great-granddaughter, Lesli Snyder of Watson, LA; dear friend, Jane Whitney; and many nieces and nephews. Rowena was predeceased by her husband, Harold and son, Robert; brothers, Earl Reed, Charles Reed, Lawrence Reed; and one sister, Doris Miller.
Funeral services to be held graveside will be announced at a later date. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  April 25, 2017