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Bernadette M Alexander Washburn
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1951
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 2008
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA

Bernadette M. Obrin Washburn, formerly of Pejepscot, died Friday, March 28, 2008 at the Hospice House of Androscoggin, Auburn, after a courageous and lingering fight against cancer. She was born in Brunswick, December 12, 1951, a daughter of Steve Obrin, Sr., and Blanche Bosse Obrin. Bernie, as she was known to her family and friends, was a special person to all who knew her. While small in stature, she was a compassionate, loving and caring person, always willing to help someone in need and place their needs before hers. She enjoyed taking short trips to Greenville, to visit her sister-in-law and her brother, Joe and his wife, Susan. She also enjoyed traveling to North Carolina to visit with her close friends Bert and Linda Bilodeau, where she would walk the beach and pick up sea shells to share with her grandchildren back home. She had fond memories of her close friend Vanessa Moore when ever they got together to share special moments. She carried with her especially fond memories of her Caribbean Cruise with her mother and the annual family reunions which took place every summer and holidays. She attended Brunswick High School and worked as a trusted employee at several retail businesses. She enjoyed knitting and spending lots of time baby sitting her grandchildren, who loved their Grammy very much. She married William J. Washburn, Sr. in Brunswick, December 23, 1977. She was predeceased by a brother Michael F. Obrin. She is survived by her husband William J. Washburn, Sr.; a son, Patrick W. Richards and his wife, Jenny of Midlothian, TX; a son, Chad J. Richards and wife, Angela of Lewiston; a son William Washburn, Jr., and wife, Karen of Lisbon; a daughter, Michelle Washburn of and her friend, John Blanchette of Lewiston ; a brother, Steve Obrin of Topsham; a brother Joseph R. Obrin of Greenville; a sister, Cynthia MacFarland and her husband, Dave of Hampton, NH; a sister Suzanne Multer and her husband, Harvey of Hollis; seven grandchildren. Interment will be in St. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery, Lisbon in the spring. 
Saint Cyril Cemetery
Lisbon Falls
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA
Created by: Wayne Cappen
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44703972


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