OBITUARY

Brenda Jean LaGross

October 4, 1950September 9, 2018

Brenda J. LaGross, 67, of Harmony, passed away Sunday September 9, 2018 in Bangor, Maine following a brief illness surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 4, 1950 in Hartland, Maine, the daughter of Howard J. Annis Jr. and Arrietta (Chadbourne) Annis. Brenda was educated in the Harmony schools. She married Paul LaGross Sr., on October 27, 1967 in Harmony, Maine. She worked for Linkletter and Sons in Athens, Maine, she also sewed shoes from home for Dexter Shoe Company in Dexter for many years. Brenda spent many years taking care of her grandchildren. Brenda loved horses whether it be raising them or going to watch them race and at one time she owned a race horse. She enjoyed wallpapering and doing interior design. Brenda also enjoyed crocheting, and loved to play bingo. Brenda enjoyed the many cars that Paul would build for drag racing at Oxford and Winterport drag ways. She always put her kids first and her greatest joy was spending time with her family and making sure they were taken care of. She leaves her husband Paul of 50 years of Harmony; her daughters, Karen Buzzell and her husband Clarence Jr. of Garland, Jen Chapman and her husband Brady of Skowhegan; her son, Paul “Scooby” LaGross Jr. of Harmony; her 7 grandchildren, Matthew, Jessica, Brittany, Jacob, Zachary, Chase and Wyatt; her five great-granddaughters; her sisters Maxine Hardy and Linda Hudson both of Harmony; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and her baby brother Wendall. A graveside service will be held on Sunday September 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the North Road Cemetery in Harmony, Maine. If you decide to send flowers, please no white lilies. LOL Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine.

  • FAMILY

  • She leaves her husband Paul of 50 years of Harmony; her daughters, Karen Buzzell and her husband Clarence Jr. of Garland, Jen Chapman and her husband Brady of Skowhegan; her son, Paul “Scooby” LaGross Jr. of Harmony; her 7 grandchildren, Matthew, Jessica, Brittany, Jacob, Zachary, Chase and Wyatt; her five great-granddaughters; her sisters Maxine Hardy and Linda Hudson both of Harmony; and many nieces and nephews.
    She was predeceased by her parents and her baby brother Wendall.

Services

23 September

Graveside Service

2:00 pm

North Road Cemetery


Harmony, Maine

REMEMBERING

Brenda Jean LaGross

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Susan True

September 12, 2018

So sorry to hear of Brenda's passing I didn't know her very well but she seemed like a very pleasant lady. My heart goes out to her family and friends and I hope as time goes by your hurting hearts will mend.

Deborah (Madore) Jackson

September 12, 2018

My sister, Lori, and I spent a lot of time with Brenda. We shared her love of horses. I have thought of her over the years and asked her sister how she was. Her enthusiasm for horses and life was contagious. My heart goes out to her family.

Mary and Vic Richards

September 12, 2018

Deepest sympathy to Paul and family for your great loss. I did not know her, but know her husband and son Skooby and we send to them and the other members our sincere sympathy

FROM THE FAMILY