Gertrude S. Penseiro
RUMFORD -- Gertrude S. Penseiro, 100, of Rumford, died on March 29, 2013.
She was born in Rumford on November 19, 1912, the daughter of Charles F. Stevens and Rose Stevens Swain. She was a graduate of Stephens High School in the Class of 1931 and Bliss Business College in 1934.
She was a member of the Rumford United Methodist Church, The Mary & Martha Club and WOWS. She was formerly employed by the Oxford Paper Company, Rumford Bank & Trust Company, and for many years associated with her husband in the accounting business and Pacios, Rausch and Company until her retirement in 1980.
She is survived by her daughter and husband, Elaine and George Porter of South Harwich, MA; two granddaughters and five great;grandchildren; and daughter like family friend, Rita Woods.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Penseiro; daughter, Frances E. Penseiro; and sister, Mabel W. Stevens.
A sincere thank you to Dr. Dieter Kreckel for his home care visits and attentive kindness, the family would like to express gratitude to Margaret and “the girls,” her caregivers for many months. Thank you to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for their compassion and care.
Funeral Services will be private. Interment later in the spring will be in the Farrington Morton Cemetery, Mexico. Those who desire may contribute to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240 in her memory.