Bernadette Julia (Babin) Christensen

Posted Oct. 01, 2012, at 8:06 p.m.

FORT FAIRFIELD – Bernadette Julia (Babin) Christensen, 80, wife of the late Wendell Christensen, left our world Sept. 28, 2012. She was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Van Buren to Alex and Adrienne (Smart) Babin.

She is survived by and will be sorely missed by son, Thomas Bushey and wife, Traci, of Masardis, and son, Timothy Bushey of Fort Fairfield; granddaughters, Melanie Cote and Patty Craig; great-grandchildren, Megan and Abigail Cote, Alexis and Sam Craig; a very special niece, Donna, and her kitty cat, Misty. Bernadette was predeceased by her first husband, Woodford “Woody” Bushey; her sister, Joanne Babin; half-sister, Mary Pendexter; also brothers, Bert and Roger Babin and half-brother, Larry Bushey.

At Bernadette’s request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Funeral arrangements are a service of Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland. To leave online condolences, please visit