Lillian Elizabeth Bolduc, 75, of Benton, died Aug. 2, 2010, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville.

She was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Warren, a daughter of William and Violet Agnes (Yoattu) Putansu.

She was educated in local schools and was a graduate of nursing school in 1979. She was employed as a seamstress for many years in the Rockland area. She also worked as a bookkeeper for several years and as a registered nurse at the former Willows Nursing Home in Waterville.

Lillian enjoyed singing in church choir, playing guitar and piano, traveling and water sports. She also had her pilot’s license to fly small planes and sang with the “Swinging Beavers.” She was one of the church leaders at the New Apostolic Church on Water Street in Waterville and was a member of the Red Hat Society. 

She is survived by her husband, Clement A. Bolduc, of Benton; son, Timothy L. Benner of Rockland; daughter, Violet (Laney) Brousseau of Waterville; three stepdaughters, Pamela Kimball, Anne Lyons and Cathy Attaya and her husband, Tim; two stepsons, Kenneth Bolduc and Dan Bolduc; three brothers, Kendall Chandler and his wife, Shantell, of Greenville, Wayne Pandarzo and his wife, Sue of Clark Island and Leonard Maker and his wife, Terry of Searsmont; five sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Riley and Barbara Colson of Rockland, Rose Langille of Belfast, Peggyjean Shultz and her husband, Richard, of Milwaukee and Sylvia Rose Palmer of Waterville; two stepbrothers, Raymond and Barry Chandler of Connecticut; a sister-in-law, Rita Bolduc; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, Seth, Emma, Tatum and Lily Elizabeth (Lillian’s namesake); and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Lillian was predeceased by a sister, Arlene Everett; and a brother, Lawrence Maker.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m., and 7-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the funeral home with Lillian’s daughter, Violet, officiating. A luncheon for family and friends will follow at 132 Water St., Waterville. Burial will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta.