Eighth Generation


322. Patricia Ellen "Patsy" Fifield was born on 2 February 1932 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was educated Valedictorian in 1950 in Stonington High School. She died on 27 October 2007 at the age of 75 in Blue Hill Hospital, Maine, USA. PATSY ELLEN POITRAS
Monday, October 29, 2007 - Bangor Daily News

DEER ISLE - Patsy Ellen Poitras, 75, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Stonington, the daughter of the late Robert Tilden and Celia (Barbour) Fifield. Pat graduated from Stonington High School as valedictorian, Class of 1950. She was a long time employee of Shep-hard's Auto Dealership, Stonington and Rockland. In later years, she was employed at the Stonington Co-Op and at Billings Boat Yard. Pat was a member of St. Mary's Church, Stonington and volunteered as bookkeeper for 30 years. She also volunteered at Deer Isle Library. As a young girl, Pat joined the Fred H. Freeman Figure Roller Skating Club of Boston, at the Bal-A-Rue Roller skating rink in Medford, Mass. Pat's graceful style quickly attained a very high proficiency in roller skating dance and at the age of 10 was the United States Junior Roller Skating Dance Champion. She continued to enter competitions across the United States and the next few years found Pat an Intermediate Silver Medallist and then later a Senior Dance Medallist. In her later years, Pat spent many hours at Island Nursing Home assisting friends and relatives in any manner that she could. She spent other hours in her garden and working with her flowers. She enjoyed rug hooking and her bridge club. Patsy was predeceased by her beloved son, Stephen; husband, Robert; and brother, Wilbur Fifield. Pat is survived by two brothers, Robert Fifield and wife, Virginia, and Richard Fifield and wife, Sandra; a sister, Christine Burr and husband, George; a brother-in-law, Roland Poitras and wife, Gerry; very special and dear friends, Joe Bruno, Mike Weed and Virginia Robson; many dear nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Thurlows Hill, Stonington. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be after at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Main St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086-0240. A service of Bragdon-Kelley-Camp-bell Funeral Home, Stonington. www.bragdonkelley.com
Patsy was buried on 30 October 2007 in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Stonington.

Patricia Ellen "Patsy" Fifield and Robert J. Poitras were married about 1951. Robert J. Poitras, son of Ernest G. Poitras and Gilberte H. Michaud, was born on 20 May 1928 in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 26 May 1995 at the age of 67 at Died in hospital in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA. He was buried on 29 May 1995 in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Stonington.

Patricia Ellen "Patsy" Fifield-8041 and Robert J. Poitras-8037 had the following children:

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Stephen Robert Poitras was born on 10 December 1952 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died Drowned in 1980 at the age of 28 at capsized his boat off Swan's Island in At Sea. He was buried in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Stonington.