EAST ORLAND – Kristin L. Lessard, 25, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on July 25, 2004, in Bangor, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug. 11, 1978, in Bangor, the daughter of John W. and Karen M. (Moore) Ready Jr. Kristin graduated from Bucksport High School in 1996, where she excelled in athletics and was an honor student. In 2000, she graduated from St. Joseph’s College in Standish, where she was a member of the softball team and also on the Dean’s list. In the last several years she had worked for the Community Health and Counseling Services of Bangor, where she loved working with children. She is survived by the greatest love in her life, her husband, Patrick J. Lessard of East Orland; her beloved parents, John and Karen Ready of Verona Island; two sisters, Jennifer D. Ready of Manchester, Conn., and Kara Staples and her husband, Brian, of Searsmont; one brother, Austin P. Ready of Verona Island; paternal grandmother, Adeline Ready of Detroit; maternal grandmother, Maureen Moore of Verona Island; mother-in-law, Susan Lessard of Hampden; father-in-law, Roger Lessard of Readfield; brother-in-law, Mark Lessard and wife, Melanie, of Ellsworth; several aunts, uncles and cousins. She will be also remembered by special friends, Lauren Jones, Tisha Eady and Christy Morton. She loved her special cat, “Molly,” and dog, “Riggs.” Visitation for family and friends will be 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at the Evangelical Baptist Church, Bucksport, where the funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, with the Pastor Michael Donato officiating. Donations may be made in her memory to the Mary Dow Center, 50 Union St., Suite 3600, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Arrangements by Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.
KRISTIN (READY) LESSARD
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:14 p.m.