Kathi L. Poirier

Bowdoinham-Kathi L. Poirier, 61, of the Ridge Rd. Passed away on March 30, 2010 after a long illness at Maine Medical Center, Portland.

She was born on Nov. 12, 1948 in Lewiston the daughter of Vernon and Molly (Rosendahl) Ruggles.

Kathi enjoyed collecting turtles, crafts, decorating, going to camp, reading, being a Girl Scout Leader, working with children, particularly special needs children and decorating the house for Christmas.

She sold Avon for many years, worked for the Times Record newspaper for twenty years and also a child care provider for many years.

Kathi was predeceased by her father Vernon Ruggles and son Stephen P. Poirier Jr. She is survived by her beloved husband Stephen P. Poirier Sr. of Bowdoinham, Son Michael Poirier of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, daughter Jennifer Allyn and her husband Christopher of Lisbon, mother Molly R. Ruggles of Brunswick, Grandsons Sebastian Allyn and Arthur Peck-Moad, and several cousins.

Burial will take place at a later in Oak Hill Cemetery, Auburn.

In Kathi's memory donations may be made to: The Special Olympics of Maine 125 John Roberts Road South Portland, ME 04106-3267 or the American Cancer Society 1 Bowdoin Mill Island Topsham, Me 04086. Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.