ASHLAND – Brenda L. Pinette, 51, died June 22, 2011, at a Mars Hill health care facility after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 14, 1960, in Presque Isle, daughter of Gerald and Tina (Clark) Avery.
She is survived by her husband, Greg Pinette of Ashland; one son, Tim "TJ" Pinette and his wife, Heather, of Chapman; one daughter, Heather Pinette of Chapman; two brothers, Michael Avery of Presque Isle and James Avery of New Hampshire; three sisters, Merlene Saucier of Bradley, Debbie Avery of Ashland and Donna Boyles of Milford; and four grandchildren, Caleb and Chandler Lagasse, Riley and Cassidy Pinette. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Darcy Pinette, Sept. 16, 2010.
Relatives and friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday and noon until time of service Saturday at Advent Christian Church, Exchange Street, Ashland, where a funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Donald Morton Jr. officiating. Committal service and interment will be at Our Lady of the Snows Cemetery, in the Frenchville section of Ashland. Those who wish may contribute in her memory to assist the family in care of Greg Pinette, 1408 Frenchville Road, Ashland, ME 04732. Arrangements are a service of Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland. To leave online condolences, please visit