Rose Katherine (Chapman) Boudin, 77, of Damariscotta, died on September 5, 2012, at Cove’s Edge, in Damariscotta, Maine, after bravely facing the many challenges of a progressive condition known as Cerebella Ataxia.
Rose was born on October 16, 1934, in Dresden, where she attended school and grew up as one of ten children. She married Kenneth Boudin in 1952, and although divorced in 1982, was always considered one of the Boudin family.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed visiting with her family and friends, playing cards and scrabble, watching the Red Sox, country music, and the wonderful folks who came in and shared their time, music, and song at Cove’s Edge.
Pre-deceased by her father and mother, Fred and Florence Chapman; brothers Robert, Edward, Howard and Philip Chapman; sisters Maxine Freeman and Janice Revock.
Survived by her brothers Louis Chapman and Gerald Chapman of Lewiston, and David Chapman of Sheepscot; her three children – Susan Harvey and husband, John of Wiscasset; Jeannine Clark and husband, Randall of Dresden; and Kenneth Boudin, Jr. and Lori Howe of Edgecomb; four grandchildren, Andrea Delano of Bath, Cheryl Harvey of Yarmouth, Kelly Flagg of Portland, and Michael Pontau, Jr. of Topsham; two great-grandchildren Tenlee Delano of Woolwich, and Baxter Flagg of Portland.
The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at Cove’s Edge and the Compassionate Care volunteers, with a special thank you to Kelly and to Darryl.
Visiting hours will be held at Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant St, Richmond, ME, on Saturday, September 15, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., with a memorial service immediately following at the funeral home. A committal service will take place at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Dresden following the memorial service. After the committal, family and friends are welcome at the home of Susan and John Harvey, 203 Birch Point Road, Wiscasset.
If you wish, donations may be made in Rose’s memory to the Cove’s Care Fund, c/o Suzanne Cavalieri, Cove’s Edge, 26 Schooner Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543. ………………………..
Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.