Theresa J. Blaisdell, 58, of Peyton, Colorado, formerly of Lyman, Maine, passed away on September 2, 2019 at Penrose Main Hospital in Colorado Springs. She was born in Sault Ste. Marie, MI on February 25, 1961 to Jean Robert and Claire (Barra) Nadeau.
She was a graduate of Massabesic High School and the University of Maine at Ft. Kent where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in education.
Theresa will be remembered as hard working and family oriented. Before her retirement in 2008 due to illness, Theresa was PTA President of Lyman Elementary School, worked for two years at Acton Elementary School in Acton, ME, five years at St. Thomas Grammar School in Sanford, ME, and sixteen years working with the Maine Department of Health and Human services as a social worker.
In her spare time, Theresa enjoyed traveling, reading, cross stitching, oil painting, and spending time with her grandchildren. Theresa was an active lifelong member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Theresa is predeceased by her parents, Jean Robert and Claire J. Nadeau, her sisters, Jeanne Cole, in 2001, and Marie Nadeau in 1958, and her brother in law, Scott Dixon in 2015.
She is survived by her son, Dennis J. Blaisdell, and his wife Anna, of Peyton, CO
Brother, Robert J. Nadeau, of Newfield, ME
Sister, Priscilla A. Dixon, of Newfield, ME
3 Grandchildren, Bella Rose, Dennis Jr., and Boston
Brother in Law, Edward Cole, from Lyman, ME
Several nieces and nephews
There will be visiting hours on Friday, September 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hope Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 14th at St. Philip’s Church in Lyman. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford at a time and day to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa’s name may be made to either the York County Child Abuse and Neglect Council, or the National Kidney Foundation. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
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