Edna A. Ricker Henaire, 81
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KENNEBUNK -- Edna A. Ricker Henaire, 81, of Branch Road, formerly of Old Orchard Beach, died peacefully on Thursday at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Reading, Pa., on Aug. 27, 1929, the daughter of James and Ethel Ricker. She attended Old Orchard Beach schools.
For many years she was employed by the Elms Nursing Home. She also worked at the Seaside in Kennebunkport until her retirement.
During her retirement she especially enjoyed frequent BEANO trips with her best friend Marge, performing yard work, and showering all those around her with her boundless love and generosity, especially towards her many grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edmund Henaire in 1996; and her daughter, Margaret Morang in 2007. Surviving are one sister, Helen Sylvester of Scarborough; five children, sons Rodney W. McKee and his wife Linda of Portland, Edmund J. 'Joe' Henaire Jr. of Saco, James M. Henaire and partner Nicole of Sanford, Stephen W. Henaire and partner Lisa Brown of Kennebunk, a daughter, Nancy L. Armstrong and partner Ben Mondor of Saco; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Per her wishes, a private burial will be held at the family plot at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco.
Edna A. Ricker Henaire
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 25, 2010