Obituary: Linda C. (Fredette) Mains

Linda C. (Fredette) Mains

MIDDLEBURY — Linda C. (Fredette) Mains, 68, of Windham, Maine passed away on Thursday, May 26, at her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Donald “Buzzy” Mains.


Mrs. Mains was born on May 17, 1943 in Portland, Maine a daughter of the late Albert O. Fredette and Eva (Martin) Fredette-Filion. She was a retired bookkeeper who worked for GMAC in Portland, Maine and Down East Energy in Windham, Maine. Since her retirement she loved spending her winters in Davenport, Fla. with her many friends at Citrus Ridge Park.

Besides her husband of Windham, Maine she is survived by her daughter, Michelle Zinko and her husband Michael and their children Justin and Tyler of Middlebury; four step children, Lori Cobb, Richard Mains both of Coral Springs, Fla., Kimberly Burnham and her husband Rick and their children Brandon and Michael of Windham, Maine, and Jeffrey Mains and his wife Heidi and their children Logan and Brooke of Windham, Maine; two sisters, Rachel Forbes and her husband Bill of Hermon, Maine and Carol Thuotte of Westbrook, Maine.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 10, at 10 am in St. Anthony’s Church in Westbrook, Maine. Immediately following the service a luncheon in the church hall will be held to celebrate her life.

Service arrangements in Maine are under the care of Blais and Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church St., Westbrook, Maine.

Local arrangements were handled by the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave, Naugatuck.

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In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her name to VNA HealthCare 50 Brookside Rd, Waterbury, CT 06708, or Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, Maine Medical Center Memorial Program Development Dept, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102.