Callista Nye-Bemis Genest

FRYEBURG — Callista Nye-Bemis Genest, infant daughter of Courtney Bemis and Charles Genest, died unexpectedly on Aug. 1, 2011, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Born in Bridgton on July 25, 2011, she brought great joy to all of her family during her all too brief life.

Surviving are her parents of Fryeburg; her paternal grandparents, Michael and Letitia Genest of Fryeburg; her maternal grandparents, Lorinda B. Nelson of Scarborough and Scott N. Bemis of Springvale; paternal great-grandparents, Charles and Elizabeth Wiesemann of Canada; maternal great-grandparents, Howard and Barbara Hanning of Portland and Josette L. Dionne of Kennebunk; paternal great-great-grandmother, Annette T. Hall of Lincoln; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

A period of visitation was held on Friday at the Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren Street, Fryeburg. A graveside funeral service was held Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Denmark Road, Denmark. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at:

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Maine SIDS Foundation, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, ME 04102.

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