Laura Mae Ballard


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Orrington and Caribou - Laura Mae Ballard, 84, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2019, at Changing Tides Residential Home in Harrington, Maine, where she had lived for four months after her long battle with Dementia. She had been living with her stepdaughter Brenda and her husband Jerry West for the last six years.
She was born February 7, 1935 in Orrington, Maine, daughter of Simon and Dora (MacDonald) Gagnon. Laura had her son Rick, her granddaughter Chelsey and Brenda and Jerry at her side the last few days of her life.
Laura is survived by her sister Janet Nabarowsky of Winslow, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Laura also leaves behind many great friends and neighbors that she enjoyed throughout the years, especially if she was winning in card games! Her sweet smile and gentle ways will surely be missed.
Interment will be held at the Maine Veteran's Cemetery in Caribou, Maine, August 23rd, at 1pm, where Laura will be placed with her husband of 66 years, Royce Leroy Ballard, deceased 2012. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made in her honor to Changing Tides, 57 East Main St., Harrington, Maine 04643-3041. Memories and condolences may be shared at
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Fred Sandy Gagnon
Aug 19, 2019
Ricky, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From a neighbor on the Belanger road .