Hearts Love 08

Brenda L. Adams

1959 ~ 2021 (age 62)


Brenda L. Adams, 62, of Acton, Maine passed away at her residence on April 17, 2021 with her family by her side.

She was born on February 8, 1959 to Lionel and Julie (York) Landry at the Kittery Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Kittery.  During her childhood, she attended local Catholic schools. Later in life she attended schools in Ashland and Sanford, Maine.

She was employed in Sanford by many local businesses and was very proud of the abilities to excel at doing piece work for the local shoe shop. Later on, she was a graduated ship fitter apprentice at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. She continued her career at the shipyard where she met her husband Charles.

In her free time she enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and had hobbies from crocheting and sewing, to stained glass.  She enjoyed making her Christmas gifts.  Brendy, mother, wife, mimi, sister, aunt or friend enjoyed life.  Her homes were always welcoming to family and friends with a nice smile, warm heart and a lasting impression, which was returned to her 10 fold.    She had a love of animals, many different pets with stories of them all.  She was proud of her family.  With strong values; she raised four children, starting motherhood at the age of 18.

Brenda was preceded in death by her father, mothers and two brothers. 

She leaves behind her husband of 25 years, Charles, her four children, Sheila and Sara Bedell and Benjamin and Nichalas Bedell, her step father Dana Howes, his wife Lois, her two sisters Dawn Polley and Melanie Dechant, her husband Steve, two brothers Brian Landry and his wife Rhonda, and Dana Howes and his wife Autumn. Deep in our hearts her stepsister residing in Italy Louisa Marenga and her husband Emilio with her extended family, Christian, Silvia and Alberto.

Friends and relatives are invited to a time of visitation Thursday, April 22, from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. with a Funeral Service at 6:00 at Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St. Springvale.

In keeping with her love of children, those who are planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital by mail at 22 Bramhall St. Portland, ME  04102 or online at https://www.mainehealth.org. 


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April 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Carll - Heald &!

Funeral Service
April 22, 2021

6:00 PM
Carll - Heald &!

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