WATERBORO and EASTPORT – Kathleen I. Stevens, 63, passed away April 12, 2009, surrounded by her beloved family. Kathleen was born May 9, 1945, in Eastport, the daughter of the late Ford and Elsie (Besse) Matthews. She lived and worked in southern Maine for many years. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Kathleen’s hobbies were cooking and sharing her favorite recipes, playing bingo and cross-stitching. She loved returning to Eastport for the 4th of July celebration and family events. In addition to her parents, Kathleen was predeceased by a brother, James Stanhope; and a sister, Helen Small. Surviving is her devoted husband of 36 years, Donald Stevens; her five children, Mary Brillard and her husband, Rick, of Dover, N.H., Sheila Small of Eastport, Vicki Turner and her partner, Kerry Hammond, of Somersworth, N.H., Loring Small and his wife, Beth, of Severna Park, Md., and Polly Sullivan and her husband, Jeff, of Eastport; her nine grandchildren whom she adored dearly, Vicki Jean, Danielle, Kristopher, Van, Loring Ryan, Emily, Cassidy, Katlyn and Holly; one great-grandson, Christian; her brother, Loring Stanhope and his wife, Rebecca, of Baring; her sister, Hilda Stevens of Eastport; and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Mays Funeral Home – Flagg Chapel, 72 High St., Eastport, where a celebration of Kathleen’s life will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Eastport. Donations in Kathleen’s memory may be made to Friends of Sunrise County Dialysis, 19 Vanasse Road, Eastport, ME 04631. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.