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Lindquist Funeral Home

1 Mayberry Ln, Yarmouth, ME

A MESSAGE FROM THE FAMILY

If you have a family member suffering from addiction…we pray for you!
If you do not have a family member suffering for addiction…you are Blessed!
OBITUARY

Kristen Marie Gould

February 22, 1982August 27, 2019

Kristen Marie Gould 1982 – 2019 Biddeford – Our beautiful daughter, Kristen Marie Gould, 37, died August 27, 2019 after a long, difficult battle with the horrible disease we call “addiction.”

Kristen was born on February 22, 1982 in Bangor the daughter of Marianne (McNally) and George N. Gould Jr. Kristen was a “gem” from day one with big brown eyes, gorgeous olive skin, and cherry lips. The nurses could not get over her natural beauty.

Kristen attended Windham schools graduating in 2000. She was an excellent student, enjoyed cheerleading, and was very gifted in drawing and all the arts. She was always self-taught and enjoyed helping her little sisters with their homework and art projects.

Kristen was a loving caring person who always worked hard at her jobs. She had recently been making beautiful beaded bracelets, which many of us will cherish forever. She was hoping to start a small business selling her jewelry. Kristen loved her entire family and cherished all the vacations to Disneyworld with her parents and sisters. She especially loved her sisters!

Kristen was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, George N Gould Sr. she is survived by her mother and her loving husband, Marianne (McNally) and Walter Purda of Yarmouth, her father George N. Gould Jr. of Treasure Island, FL, two younger sisters Jennafer Gould of Treasure Island, FL. And Mallory Gould of South Portland, maternal grandparents Wendall and Christine McNally of Brewer, paternal grandmother Elinor Bucklin of Hampden, 4 Uncles and 1 Aunt all very special and their loving spouses, and many dear cousins and friends. Kristen touched each one of us and will live in our hearts forever.

Services for Kristen will be private per her wishes but please leave your memories and condolences at www.lindquistfuneralhome.com We thank each and every one of you for the outpouring of love and support at such a difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Crossroads for Women.” Crossroads for Women is a women’s addiction and behavioral health treatment facility emphasizing on helping women who have suffered extreme trauma in their lives. Kristen was fortunate enough to experience the love of “Crossroads.”

Donations may be mailed in Kristen’s memory to Crossroads for Women, c/o Development Department, 71 US Route 1 Suite E, Scarborough ME 04074. “Where every year a young lady in need of help may get the help she needs.”

If you have a family member suffering from addiction…we pray for you!

If you do not have a family member suffering from addiction…you are Blessed!

  • FAMILY

  • George N. Gould Jr., Father
  • Marianne McNally, Mother
  • Walter Purda, Marianne's Husband
  • Jennafer Gould, Sister
  • Mallory Gould, Sister
  • George N. Gould Sr., Grandfather (deceased)
  • Wendall McNally, Grandfather
  • Christine McNally, Grandmother
  • Elinor Bucklin, Grandmother
  • 4 Uncles and 1 Aunt all very special and their loving spouses, and many dear cousins and friends.
  • DONATIONS

  • Crossroad Develpment Dept c/o Kristen Gould Scholarship

Services

  • Services are Private

Memories

Kristen Marie Gould

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Anne Verzoni

September 5, 2019

Sending this beautiful family love and deepest sympathy with a most heavy heart.

Sara Minnich (Dentremont)

September 4, 2019

May God Be with you at this time and comfort you in your loss. She is watching over y’all!! So sorry for your loss. She is in our thoughts and prayers!! Much love and condolences!!

Carolyn Jobin

September 4, 2019

So very sorry for your loss... I grew up in Hamden and was often at your home. I hope you all find comfort in memories from a time less tragic. In sympathy... Carolyn Townsend

Bruce Pulkkinen

September 4, 2019

I am saddened to hear this. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Kristen, irregardless of life’s changes you and your sisters will always remain in my heart, my thoughts, and my prayers. I will always remember your bright smile, your laughter, and your silly ways. God speed Kristen....I know you are at peace in god’s hands. Love, Bruce

Ann Pulkkinen

September 3, 2019

Dear Marianne,
You and your family are in my thoughts as you struggle with the unbearable loss of your beloved Kristen. No platitudes can justify this impossible event. You will each find a way through this awful time...minute by minute...day by day. I know how deeply you loved your girl, and how hard you and she fought to free her from the demons. Please know that you are surrounded by love at this incredibly painful time. Wishing you comfort--Ann

Vance and Maggie Gray

September 3, 2019

Dear Marianne: Vance and I were so sorry to hear of the loss of your beautiful daughter, Kristen. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Love, Vance and Maggie

Sherri & Ron Bourgoin

September 3, 2019

I'll always remember Kristen for the bubbly full of life young lady we met when we moved to Windemere. She was full of life and seemed to always be so happy with that brilliant smile of hers. In recent years, thanks to Facebook, Kristen and I had communicated a few times and she truly seemed to be doing so well and dedicated to improving her life. It makes me so sad to think that in recent months, we hadn't chatted...I so wish I could have offered more encouragement. My heart is truly broken for her family and close friends. I'll never forget Kristen and will always keep you all in my prayers.

Sharon Hallett

September 3, 2019

I am so very sorry for the loss of your lovely daughter, Kristen. There are no words that can be said to make you feel better but please know that my love and prayers are with you all, Sharon Hallett

Terri Gould

September 3, 2019

Oh I loved this girl. I can remember when the girls would visit Nanee' and do fashion shows to all if us that were there. Such silly girls.
That's one memory that is so vivid in my mind. Love you so much Kristen and hope you are finally at peace that you were searching for.

Ginny Barnes

September 3, 2019

My beloved niece, I have always loved you and will continue to love you forever!
HUGS Aunt Ginny

FROM THE FAMILY