WINDHAM - Evelyn L. (Theriault) Stern, 69, died June 7, 2014, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a long illness. She was born June 11, 1944, in Rockwood, a daughter of Wilfred and Gertrude (King) Theriault. She attended schools in Greenville. After graduating high school, she began working at Sears Roebuck in South Portland, where she met her future husband Abraham Stern. They were married on April 10, 1965.\n \nAfter living in Old Orchard Beach and Portland, as well Rochester, NY, Mr. and Mrs. Stern settled in Windham in 1974, and she continued to reside there until her death. She worked briefly at Fairchild Semiconductor, and was most proud of her job for many years as homemaker and wife. After raising her three children, she began working at St. Joseph's College in the cafeteria, where she stayed for 15 years, retiring in February 2010. She enjoyed her work, but it was the people, her co-workers, college staff, and students, that brought her the most happiness. \n\nEvelyn most enjoyed boating on Sebago Lake, camping with her family, visits with her family members in the Rockwood / Moosehead Lake area, tending to her gardens, visiting with friends and neighbors, and especially her time spent with her two granddaughters. In her retirement she found great enjoyment and companionship from her beloved Jack Russell Terrier Izzy. \n\nShe is survived by 2 sons, Daniel Stern and his partner Patricia White and her daughter Jasmin of Westbrook, and Brian Stern of Windham; a daughter, Lisa M. Bell and her husband James of Dayton; 2 grandchildren, Emily and Elizabeth Bell of Dayton; 3 brothers and their wives, Albert and Alice and Donald and Linda of Rockwood, and Russell and Debby of Jackman; and 1 sister, Melissa Morrill and her husband, Steve of Greenville; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Abraham in November of 2004, her parents, as well as 2 brothers and 3 sisters. \n\nA Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 A.M. Thursday, June 12th, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rockwood. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Rockwood. There will be no visiting hours. Those who wish may make donations in Evelyn's name may do so to Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1, #1, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Greenville.