Margaret Ridlon, 1923 - 2016

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Margaret Frances Ridlon, 93, formerly of 12 Ridlon Road, Lisbon, died Monday, February 22, 2016, at the Seaside Nursing Home in Portland, where she had been a resident since August. Born in Augusta on February 3, 1923, she was the daughter of William and M. Frances Waite Keenan. She was educated in Norway and Lewiston schools, and was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ‘41. On March 17, 1944, she married George C. Ridlon in Texas. A photo engraver for the Lewiston Sun Journal, Mr. Ridlon passed away on January 14, 1999. A longtime member of the former St. Patrick’s Parish, she was a dedicated wife and mother, and also ran a small apple orchard in Lisbon alongside her husband. Survivors include a daughter, Jane and husband Charles Blue of Branchburg, NJ, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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Funeral Notice

RIDLON, Margaret, 93, of Portland, died in Portland on February 22, 2016. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, 1 PM, followed by a Liturgy of the Word service at 2 PM. Interment in the spring, Mt. Hope Cemetery. Donations may be made in her honor to either the Salvation Army, 67 Park Street, Lewiston ME 04240, or to Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx NY 10461. 

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