Evilena F. Fortin, 99

WESTBROOK — Evilena Florence Fortin, 99, of Westbrook, passed away on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Mercy Hospital.

Evilena was born in Portland, the daughter of Ralph and Jessie (Wright) Cummings. After graduating from high school, Evilena worked at several bakeries including Nissen Bakery in Portland, where she worked for 27 years. Evilena loved reading, and also enjoyed nature.

She was predeceased by her husband, Albert Fortin; her son, Robert Fortin; and her sisters, Rosemary Madore and Lydia Ramos.

She is survived by her son, Charles Fortin of Westbrook; daughters, Geraldine Clough of Scarborough and Nancy Blaisdell of Portland; her half siblings, Raymond Putnam of Casco and Elizabeth Eldridge of Leesburg Fla.; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon, with a funeral service to follow at noon at Blais & Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church Street, Westbrook. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland. To express online condolences, please go to: www.blaisandhayfuneralhome.com

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