Pauline Lillian Foster

WINDSOR – Pauline Lillian Foster, 89, of Windsor, passed away Thursday April 1, 2021 at Alfond Center for Health in Augusta, after a brief Illness.

She was born on March 26, 1932 in Stonington and was raised by her grandparents, Lillian and Harry Colby. She had two siblings, Donald Fifield and Patricia Clements. She married Lester Arnold Nickerson May 22, 1948 in Belfast and they had two children, Tom and Sheila. She graduated with a GED from Belfast High School in 1964.

She married Stanley Eben Foster Jr. on Feb. 20, 1965. They had three daughters, Karen, Estella and Kathy. She owned and operated Fosters Dairy Farm in Palermo with her husband, Stanley, for many years.

Pauline “Polly” was a very kind hearted, generous person, amazing mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved trips to Stonington to visit with friends and of course the seafood. She loved quilting with her friend, Diane. She knitted hats and mittens and donated them to Palermo School. She loved cooking and making gifts for her family at Christmas.

She was predeceased by her grandparents, Lillian and Harry Colby; husband, Lester A. Nickerson; granddaughter, Jayme Lynn Nickerson; husband, Stanley E. Foster Jr.; son-in-law, Stuart Libby; aunt, Vera Stoddard; sister, Patricia Clements, brother, Donald Fifield.

She is survived by son, Thomas Nickerson and wife Debra of Palermo, daughter, Sheila McCarty and husband Michael of Palermo, daughters, Karen Libby of Windsor, Estella Morris of Palermo and husband John of Belfast, Kathy Tesseo and husband Michael of Palermo; grandchildren, Jennifer Nickerson, Jody Gray, Paula Doucette, Maygen Hardy, Alia Coombs, Molly Libby, Benjamin Bragg, Hannah Bragg, Kayla Tesseo, Becky Tesseo and Michael Tesseo; many great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, and sister-in-law.

There will be no funeral services. A family graveside service at a later date.

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Windsor Volunteer Fire and Rescue

671 S. Belfast Rd.

Windsor, ME 04363

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