Rose M. Blood, 86

Rose Blood

Rose Blood

RAYMOND — Rose Marie T. Blood, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House.

She was born in Westbrook, on April 22, 1929, one of nine children to the late William and Blanche (LeBrecque) Hayer

After graduating from Westbrook schools, Rose Marie went on to work for 13 years as a head colorist at Wendall White Studios in Portland. She later worked as a homecare provider and nanny.

She enjoyed art, traveling, watching game shows, bowling, playing bingo and family time.

She is survived by her children, Beth Blood of Portland, William “Bill” Blood of Raymond and David Morton of Raymond; and two grandchildren.

A private celebration of life service and burial at St. Hyacinth’s Cemetery in Westbrook will be held at a later date. Please contact Bill with any questions:

Arrangements are with Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service, Buxton. Online condolence messages can be submitted at

If you choose to make memorial contributions, please consider the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.

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