Lessie Anne Ramsdell

KITTERY, Maine - Lessie Anne Ramsdell, 86, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. She was born July 22, 1926 in Richmond, Va., daughter of the late William M. and Grace B. (Terrell) Pemberton. Her husband Roger P. Ramsdell died in 2001. She leaves a son Steven P. Ramsdell and his wife Ramona of South Berwick, Maine; a brother William Pemberton of Manikin Sabot, Va., a sister Betty Sue Epps of Sandston, Va.; a daughter-in-law Edna; nine grandchildren: Shawn, Shane, Amy, Brandon, Jessica Ann Marie and her husband Eric, Cory, Stephen and Michael; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Three sons, Larry M. Riley, Kenneth M. Ramsdell, Roger Dean and a brother Charles Pemberton all predeceased her. Lessie will be remembered as a strong willed woman and also the glue that kept her family together. She enjoyed cooking, country music, holidays and family get-togethers.

Calling hours for Lessie will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Road., York, Maine. A funeral home service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9. Burial will follow in the First Parish Cemetery, York, Maine. Memorial contributions may be made to a . Visit www.lucaseatonfuneralhome.com

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Published in Fosters from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10, 2012