1933 – 2016

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — Constance (Roy) Blaisdell, 82, of North Fort Myers, Fla., and longtime resident of Rumford and Lewiston, passed away peacefully at her home following a yearlong illness, on Wednesday, Jan. 6, with her loving family at her side.

She was born in Chisholm, on July 2, 1933, a daughter of Edmond and Yvette (Leclerc) Roy. Connie was educated in Jay schools and was a graduate of Jay High School, Class of 1952.

Throughout her life, she was employed as a bookkeeper, banker and billing analyst. Her most important job of all was being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend to many.

Connie was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior in Rumford and St. Theresa’s in North Fort Myers, Fla.

She enjoyed many facets of crafting, especially painting, refinishing, sewing and upholstery, and enjoyed playing bingo in the community where she lived. Connie lived a wonderful life, enjoying her golden years in Florida during the winters. While in Maine during the summers, she and her husband, Richard enjoyed camping, four-wheeling and spending their time with family and friends. Connie touched the lives of all who knew her. She was a remarkable woman who always found the good in everyone and welcomed them as part of her family. Connie leaves a loving and lasting legacy behind.

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Richard Blaisdell of North Fort Myers, Fla.; son, Wayne Buckingham and wife, Carol of Virginia Beach, Va.; daughter, Lisa Daigle of Lewiston; son, Keith Buckingham and partner, Jose Fasenda, of Bedford, N.H.; son, Rick Blaisdell and wife, Jennifer, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and daughter, Sherri Gosselin of Lewiston. She truly loved each of her nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and all of the others who love to call her Memere. She will be truly missed but her memory will last forever in the hearts of her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Claire Fields.

The Lord saw you getting tired

And a cure was not to be

So He put his arms around you

And whispered,

“Come with me.”

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