BERTHA ROSE DUFOUR
Bertha Rose Dufour, 74, of Randolph, died at Augusta Rehabilitation on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 after a long illness.
She was born in Berlin, N.H., on Oct. 24, 1935 the daughter of Harry and Rose (Cayouette) Taylor Sr. She had worked at Health-Tex, Hallowell Shoe and later at Merrill Manor in Gardiner as a kitchen assistant. Bertha was a member of the Chelsea Grange and a former member of the Gilead Grange. She was an avid reader and loved to knit and shop.
She is survived by five brothers, Harry Taylor Jr. and Robert Taylor both of Gilead, Richard Taylor of Seymour, Cpnn., and Joe Taylor and Wayne "Zeke" Taylor both of Gilead; three sisters Marion Grant of Farmingdale, Sharon Nash of Gardiner and Harriet Rines of Gardiner and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services weree held at the Hosea Lary Cemetery, Gilead on Saturday, Oct. 2, with Pastor Chuck Mason officiating.
Memorials in Bertha's memory are suggested to the Chelsea Grange 215, c/o Judy Meserve, 23 Putnam Drive, Farmingdale, Maine 04344. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andrewsgreenleaf.com