Ialda J. Raymond, 82, passed away on Thursday Nov. 21, 2019. She was born on Aug. 16, 1937, the daughter of George and Alice Clair of Bucksport.
Ialda’s love for traveling and playing golf led to her becoming a travel agent and managing a golf course during her working years.
She is remembered by her special companion Wes Kentzel of Rotunda West, Fla.; three children, Lynn and husband, Melvin Coombs, of Orrington, Greg Spooner and wife, Judy, of Mariaville and David Spooner of Sebastian, Fla.; five stepchildren, Bill Raymond Jr. of California, David Raymond and wife, Sandy, of Arundel, Paul Raymond of Arundel, Laura and husband, Ron Allen, of Sumner and John Raymond and wife, Alise, of Standish; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister; Alice Clair of Bar Harbor, sister-in-law Loraine Clair of Orrington and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, William Clair of Orrington, many very special aunts and uncles and a special cousin, Russell Doyle of Orland.
Special thanks to the staff in the memory care unit at Winterberry Heights in Bangor for the loving care of “Maude.”
Memorial donations in Ialda’s memory may be made the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Family and friends will gather for visitation from 10 a.m.-noon until the time of service at noon on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.