Ellsworth — Jean Richardson, 80, died unexpectedly on May 7, 2018 with her family by her side at EMMC. She was born in Old Town Maine August 14, 1937 the daughter of Gilbert F. and Helena G. (Conant)Black.
During WWII the family lived in CT at the end of the war the family returned to Bass Harbor where Jean attend school and graduated from Pemetic High School. Jean was a gifted seamstress and worked many years at Wallace Interiors. Upon retirement she and her husband Richard moved to Florida and spent 10 years enjoying the sun and warm weather. They returned to Ellsworth in 2014 due To Richard’s failing health where he passed away shortly after their return. She was active in the Moore School Senior Center and the Union Congregational Church in Ellsworth Falls.
She is survived by daughters Debora MacGown and husband Bruce of Surry and Carole Schoppe, husband David of Hancock; son Dale Martin ; sister Sarah Bridges of Ellsworth; brothers James Black and wife Sally of Northeast Harbor and Robert Black and wife Cheryl of Vermont; special friend Joyce Schoppe of Ellsworth; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Richardson and daughter Lisa Martin.
A service of remembrance will be held on June 30th at 1 pm at the Union Congregational Church in Ellsworth Falls. Gifts in memory of Jean may be made to The Union Congregational Church of Ellsworth Falls, 2 Falls Court, Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Arrangements in care of Acadia Burial and Cremation Direct, Ellsworth.
Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com