Christine R. Rowe, 35

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Christine Rowe

PORTLAND — Christine R. Rowe, 35, of Waterford, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Maine Medical Center.

She was born in Rumford on Oct. 25, 1978, the daughter of Stephen and Bonnie Childs Marston.

She graduated from Rumford High School and Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing with an Associate’s degree in 1998. She had been employed as a registered nurse at Fryeburg Health Care Center, and more recently as a home health nurse for a couple in Norway. She took great pride in the nursing profession and was a compassionate advocate for her patients.

She married Jeff Rowe on Aug. 5, 1999. She was busy with her children and enjoyed being at camp and around the water at Green Pond.

She is survived by her husband of Waterford; son, Michael; daughter, Olivia; her parents of Andover; her brother, Joseph Marston and his wife Jennifer of Dixfield; her maternal grandparents, Glynda and James Childs of Andover; her paternal grandmother, Lorraine Marston of Andover; her god-brother, Kenneth Jodrey; her aunt and uncle, Linda and Michael Clark, uncle, Pat Childs of Andover, and uncle and aunt Rick and Mary Childs of Peru; and many more aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, April 14, at 3 p.m. at Oxford Advent Christian Church. Donations in her memory may be made to Responsible Pet Care, PO Box 82, Norway, ME 04268. Arrangements are under the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main St., Oxford.

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