STETSON - Eileen M. Schoonmaker, 64, died March 4, 2013 at a Bangor hospital.
She was born March 22, 1948 in Dexter, a daughter of Lionel and Florice (Gilbert) Laferriere.
She graduated from Dexter Regional High School. Eileen had been employed as a hair dresser and an office manager. She developed a web site for crocheting and made many crocheted sets for neo-natal infants free of charge.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 34 years, Tim Schoonmaker of Stetson; her devoted daughter Jennifer and husband Jonathan Pratt of Hebron; a brother, Allen and wife Cherie Laferriere of Hagerstown, MD; 3 sisters, Lana Robichaud of Bangor, Elizabeth and husband Lauren Hebert of Dixfield, and Margaret and husband John Houghton of Ft. Fairfield; 2 grandchildren, Elizabeth and Noah Pratt; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 P.M. Saturday, March 9th at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main Street, Dexter.
Spring graveside funeral services will be held 2 P.M. Friday, May 3rd, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with Deacon David Denbow officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lafayette Center, CancerCare of Maine, 33 Whiting Hill Road, Brewer, ME 04412.