STETSON – Eileen M. Schoonmaker, 64, died March 4, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. She was born March 22, 1948, in Dexter, a daughter of Lionel and Florice (Gilbert) Laferriere.
She graduated from Dexter Regional High School. Eileen had been employed as a hair dresser and an office manager. She developed a website for crocheting and made many crocheted sets for neo-natal infants free of charge.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 34 years, Tim Schoonmaker of Stetson; her devoted daughter, Jennifer and husband, Jonathan Pratt, of Hebron; a brother, Allen and wife, Cherie Laferriere, of Hagerstown, Md.; three sisters, Lana Robichaud of Bangor, Elizabeth and husband, Lauren Hebert, of Dixfield and Margaret and husband, John Houghton, of Fort Fairfield; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Noah Pratt; many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main St., Dexter. Spring graveside funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with Deacon David Denbow officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Lafayette Center, CancerCare of Maine, 33 Whiting Hill Road, Brewer, ME 04412. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.