BRUNSWICK – Cynthia A. Flint-Ferguson, 45, of Freeport, died unexpectedly at a Brunswick hospital.

She was born in Schenectady, N.Y., a daughter of Donald and Florence (Speyer) Flint, formerly of Hudson Falls, N.Y. She was a life member of the United Methodist Church in Hudson Falls.

“”Cyndi”” was a Russell Sage College Kellas Scholar earning her BA in 1980.She also completed her MA in 1981, in an accelerated Master’s program at Colgate University. She completed her college practicum as a counselor at Hudson Falls High School, N.Y., as well as the Hamilton County Correctional Facility, also in New York.

After graduating, she held variouscounselor/evaluatorpositions for the Community Workshop in Glens Falls, N.Y.; Pathways in Auburn; Department Human Services in Lewiston; CIGNA Insurance, Portland.

Working as a consultant, she developed psychometric tests with the Jewish Employment and Vocational Service (JEVS) of Philadelphia, Pa. She was a guidance counselor for the Gardiner Middle School. Most recently, she was a substitute teacher for the Freeport School System, and a vocational expert providing expert testimony in disability cases for the Social Security Administration’s Office of Hearings and Appeals in Portland.

Above all she was a devoted mother who adored her children, who in turn adored her. She was truly a perfectionist and enjoyed all life’s challenges. She was accomplished in many crafts and artistic pursuits, and enjoyed gardening, music, books and time spent on the coast.

Surviving in addition to her parents of Ormond Beach, Fla.; are her husband, Jeremiah L. Ferguson, her children, Moses Ferguson and Emeline Ferguson all of Freeport; a sister, Donna Flint-Wheeler of Allenstown, Pa.; a brother, William Flint of Durham; and four nephews.

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