Bangor- Helen Louise Gardner, 97, passed to be with her Lord Jesus, Sunday, May 25, 2021, after several years of long-term care at Ross Manor. She was born March 29, 1924 in Derby, ME.
Helen grew up in Derby and Milo, ME. Her parents were Rainey J. Baker and Nina E. Baker of LaGrange, ME. She received her L.P.N. from Boston General Hospital; and worked on all floors at Eastern Maine Medical Center for many years until retiring May 1, 1982. She was a devoted member of Twin City Baptist Church of Brewer.
Helen is survived by three daughters, Sylvia MacDonald, Diana Ricker, and Kathy Schroeher; her brother, Ronald Baker of La Grange; several nieces and nephews; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She will be missed by the Staff of Ross Manor; and family and friends.
A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 28, 2021, at Crosspoint Church, 1476 Broadway, Bangor, with the Rev. Dr. Jerry Mick, pastor, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the main auditorium of Crosspoint Church, immediately following the service. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Veazie, following the reception. Those wishing to remember Helen in a special way may make a donation in her name to a charity of their choice. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com