Maxine Ruth Skidgel
CARIBOU, Maine – Maxine Ruth Skidgel, 86, wife of the late Thomas Skidgel died on June 4, 2018, at her Caribou residence. She was born in Woodland on June 11, 1931, the daughter of the late Fed and Laura (Landeen) Skidgel.
Mrs. Skidgel was employed by the Birds Eye Division of General Foods, McCain’s, as well as the Caribou Motor Inn. She attended the First Baptist Church of Woodland. Maxine was an avid bingo player and will be remembered by many as the Boston Red Sox number one fan.
She is survived by three daughters, Paula and her husband, Michael Graham, of Salem, NH, Amanda Skidgel and her significant other, Eddie McNeal, and Trudi and her husband, Dave LaPointe, all of Caribou; one sister, Jean McLaughlin of Westerly, RI; five grandchildren, Stacey and Megaan Turner, Dione Skidgel, Tyler and Kyle Burch; two great-grandchildren, Calee Gaudette and Lincoln Lajoie; as well as many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Skidgel was predeceased by her husband, Thomas, in 2006, her brothers, Warren “Jimmy” and Maynard Skidgel as well as her sisters, Leona Tarbox, Leola Helstrom, Phyllis Page, and June Green.
Friends called at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Pastors Carroll and Brenda Farley officiating. Interment will be at the Woodland Cemetery.