1942 – 2016

LEWISTON — Carolee Landry, 73, passed away after a brief illness at St. Mary’s Regional Hospital early Monday, Sept. 5.

She was born in South Paris on Dec. 24, 1942. She is the daughter of Howard and Edith Stevens of Canton. She attended schools in Sumner and Buckfield, graduating from Leo’s Beauty Institute of Worcester, Mass.

Carolee was employed as a hairdresser in Auburn, Mass., and upon returning to Maine, owned and operated Carolee’s Cut N Curl in Canton for many years.

Carolee enjoyed playing bingo, sewing, cooking and playing dice games. She loved spending time with her beloved dog, Cuddles. She enjoyed sitting on her sister’s porch with her mother while watching the birds and enjoying the flowers this summer.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 22 years, Richard Landry of Canton, whom she wed in 1994. She leaves behind three sons, Richard McKeen and fiancée, Amanda Vasquez, of Holland, Mass., Brad McKeen and fiancée, Mary Hubbard, of Canton, and Michael McKeen of Canton. She also leaves grandsons, Dana, Levi, “Richie,” Tyler McKeen and Stephen Averill; as well as her only granddaughter, Jenna-Lee. Carolee is also survived by her mother, Edith Stevens of Canton; sisters, Dianne Ackley, wife of Larry Ackley Sr. of Oxford, Mass., Sheila Smith of Canton, and Kelly Dube of Manchester.

Carolee was predeceased by her son, Blaine McKeen; her father, Howard Stevens; her biological father, Robert Estes; and her “brother-in-law,” David Atkinson.


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