Brigitte Blier

PORTLAND, Maine - Brigitte Blier passed away Sunday, January 20th, 2013 at Dartmouth Hitchcock in Lebanon.

A daughter, sister, mother, partner - beautiful, hilarious, with a unique flare for having a good time. Brigitte is survived by her soulmate, Frank Reed; son, Joshua Blye; mother, JoAnne Gillies; father, Robert Blier; sister, Elizabeth Carr; brother, Chuck Blier; step-father, Richard Brown; step-mother, Jerrie Blier; sister-in-law, Lisa Blier; brother-in-law, Bob Carr; niece, Keri Carr; niece, Sophia Blier; and nephew, Gabe Carr.

Brigitte grew up in Dunbarton and attended Lyndon State College. She also lived in San Diego, and worked as a pre-school teacher. Brigitte then moved back to the east coast and lived in Portland, Maine where she was manager of the family bar and restaurant. Brigitte also helped launch the opening of the family's second bar and restaurant in Loudon, where she continued to work. Always a caring, loving, nurturing mom and a talented jewelry maker, Brigitte Blier will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Published in The Concord Monitor on Feb. 12, 2013