Brigitte N. Osgood

WINDHAM — Brigitte N. Osgood, 35, of Windham died unexpectedly in her sleep on Dec. 3, 2011.
She was born in Portland on Jan. 18, 1976, the daughter of Pamala (Bacheldor) Golder of Sebago and the late Bernard Golder, Sr.

Brigitte attended schools in Cape Elizabeth and was a graduate from Lake Region High School in Naples in 1994. Her passion was fashion modeling and photography. After having her first child, she decided to pursue a career in childcare. She attended Andover College, studying Early Childhood Development. She went on to own and operate the 100 Acre Wood Day Care at her home and then the Birchwood Child Care Center, both in Sebago.

Brigitte was a proud and loving mother and wife. She loved children and orchestrated family gatherings and celebrations that were centered around the kids. For her, “the more the merrier” was the best approach. Brigitte had a very infectious laugh and was known to throw very extravagant birthday parties for children.

She shared 13 years of marriage with Kevin M. Osgood of Windham.

In addition to her mother and husband, surviving family members include her children, Taylor M. Gardner, Megan E. Osgood and Michael E. Osgood, all of Windham; a maternal grandmother, Rosabell Dyer of Sebago; siblings, Bernard Golder, Jr. of Gray, Matthew Golder of Hollis, Valerie Fitzgerald of Westbrook and Jennifer Wright of California; several aunts, uncles; nieces, nephews; and cousins.

She was predeceased by her father, Bernard Golder, Sr.; and her sister, Beth Ann Golder.

A private service of remembrance was celebrated at the Dolby Funeral Chapel in Windham on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. Burial was held at the family lot at Lakeside Cemetery, Sebago. For online condolences, please visit

Donations may be made to benefit her children at: People’s United Bank, 780 Roosevelt Trail, Windham, ME 04062 in the name of the Brigitte Osgood Memorial Fund, care of Pamala Golder.

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