Avis P. Leino, 82

Avis Leino

NORWAY — Avis P. Leino, 82, of West Paris, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at the Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway.

She was born on March 6, 1936, in Livermore, a daughter of Amos and Gladys T. (Goding) Pulkkinen and attended local schools.

On Oct. 31, 1953, she married Eugene Leino and they made their home in Harrison for many years. She worked at various places locally including Andrews Nursing Home, Cornwall Manufacturing, CB Cummings and later driving for Community Concepts.

Avis enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting and especially taking long drives just to see what she could see.

She is survived by five children, Donald Leino of Jackson, Ione Dow of Norway, Paul Leino of Waterford, Gail Benett of Minot and Paula Leino of Harrison; four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene on Sept. 10, 2004; a son, Stephen Leino; and a sister, Sally Pulkkinen.

Private family services. Interment at the Harrison Lutheran Cemetery.

Gifts may be given in Avis’ memory to Responsible Pet Care of Oxford Hills, P.O. Box 82, Norway, ME 04268.

Arrangements are in the care of the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 45 Main Street, South Paris. Condolences and tributes may be shared at www.chandlerfunerals.com

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