Patricia Ann “Pat” Rideout, 65, of Brunswick, Maine and formerly of Denver, Colorado, unexpectedly passed away on March 29, 2018, while sleeping at her residence in Brunswick.
Patricia was born to Steve and Leta M (McClure) Oravetz in Denver, CO on April 8, 1952. She was the fourth child of six: Stephen (Stevie), Dennis, William, Patricia (Pat), Kathy and Stephanie. Patricia was a caring and protective sister, helping to raise her younger sisters and look after them.
The daughter of a serviceman, she moved around a lot before finally settling in Maine with her family. She married Arthur E. Rideout, Jr., of Bath, Maine on March 20, 1983. Nurturing and smart she became a personal support specialist and personal care assistant in healthcare field before it was common. Patricia cared deeply for her family and friends and cherished the time she had with them. She was a loving wife and mother, and made sure her family was doing fine and not without any means to live. She was a doting, proud, parent and grandmother.
She enjoyed traveling, taking care of flowers and plants, playing cards and bingo with her friends,. She loved animals and always watched out for the neighborhood animals and welcomed visitors with a beautiful smile. She adored kids and looked after them, and was the nana to many, treated them as if they were her own.
She loved and will always be loved.
Patricia is survived by her husband, Arthur E.; sons, Brian S. Andrews and Justin M. Rideout of Brunswick; a granddaughter, Hailey Elizabeth Rideout-Miliken of Kansas City, Missouri. She is also survived by her brothers, Stevie E, Dennis F, and William M Oravetz; and a sister, Kathy L Welch.
She is predeceased by her son, Patrick A Rideout and her younger sister, Stephanie A. Thibeault
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00am at Oak Grove Cemetery, Southside, Bath. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00pm at the American Legion, Congress Street, Bath.
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