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949 Main St
P.O. Box 363
Waldoboro, ME 04572
Phone: 207-832-5541 / 1-855-826-HALL (4255)
Fax: 207-832-6346
Frances Bredeau

Frances Louise Bredeau

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Frances L. Bredeau, 82 of Boothbay Harbor passed away peacefully on June 11, 2019, at
St. Andrews Village, Boothbay Harbor Me.

Frances was the eldest child of Sereno and Frances Brown. She grew up in Boothbay
Harbor and graduated from the local schools and Gorham State Teachers College. Frances
went on to teach school in Georgetown Me.

Frances was a caregiver not only to her own family but to others as well. Many who loved
her referred to her as a lover and doctor of strays be they people pets or plants. She was
selfless and a collector of "everything", which she was more than willing to share with
anyone in need of her special finds.

Frances was well known in the area for her avid letter writing, especially letters to the editor section of the local paper. She loved to sing, cook and tell stories. Her ability to create beautiful works of art from nature she handed down to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Frances was predeceased by her parents, husband Richard L. Bredeau, sister Eldora
Bredeau and son Sereno Joseph Bredeau.

She is survived by her son Richard A. Bredeau of Boothbay Me. and daughters Frances I.
Warner of Denmark Me., and Selina M. Reid of Boothbay Harbor Me., brother Sereno Brown, Jr. of Boothbay Me., sister Rebecca Darden of Umatilla Oregon, granddaughter Amanda Warner Bussiere of Buffalo N Y, grandson Nathan Warner of Tuftonboro N.H, grandson Dylan Bredeau of Boothbay Me., granddaughter Morgan Bredeau of Boothbay Harbor Me., Great-grandchildren Emily Warner, Nathan Warner Jr, Colin Bussiere, Frances Bussiere and many many beloved nieces and nephews to numerous to mention.

A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, June 22 at 4 pm at the Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club and Anchor Church located at 66 Montgomery Rd. Boothbay Harbor Me.

In memory of Frances, the family invites you to donate to the Boothbay Region Food Pantry P.O. box 63 East Boothbay Me. 04544, or Midcoast Humane, 190 Pleasant St. Brunswick Me. 04011.
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betsywing@roadrunner.com

Posted at 10:24pm
Dear Selina and Richard,
I admired your mother before I ever met her in person. Her letters to the editor were so carefully thought out, so well reasoned and convincingly stated that one could not help but wonder who this woman was. When I finally did meet her, it was easy to see that she was as strong and funny and wise as her letters had shown her to be. The world was better for her presence and she will be missed by many, though, of course, most of all by you and I send you my deepest sympathy for your loss.
All good wishes,
Betsy Wing
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Doreen Dun

Posted at 01:47pm
Dear Selina and Richard,
I was sorry to learn that your mother has died. As a food pantry board member, I have known Frances for about 18 years. I always enjoyed talking with her, both at the pantry and elsewhere. She would have a wry and funny comment about our national political situation and would have interesting comments on a wide variety of other topics. Her letters to the editor of the Register were terrific! She will be missed by many, me included. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.
Doreen Dun
East Boothbay
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Doreen Dun

Posted at 01:39pm
Dear Selina and Richard,
I am very sorry that your mother has died, although it is good to know that she is now at rest. As a member of the Food Pantry board, I have known Frances for about 18 years. I always enjoyed talking with her, both at the pantry and elsewhere. She would have a funny and wry comment about U.S. politics and interesting things to say on a wide variety of subjects. She will be missed by many, including me. Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss.
Doreen Dun
East Boothbay
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Paul Roy

Posted at 06:59am
Francis will be missed by a lot of people, she was a very caring lady. When I live in Boothbay harbor, Francis and I often did thing and pick berries , Going to ocean point. learn about plants. I will miss Francis. She cared about everyone.
 

Micki Warner Posted at 07:42am

Thank you Paul. We will all miss her dearly but have so many wonderful memories.
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