Louise Rose Marie Dostie Redman

AUGUSTA – Louise Rose Marie Dostie Redman, 81, passed Wednesday, May 20, 2020 following a courageous battle against COVID-19. We will celebrate her life on May 20, 2021.

She was born at home on Kendall Street in Augusta on April 17, 1939, the daughter of the late Alfred Achille Dostie and Victoire Delvina Dupuis Dostie. Louise was a loving wife, mother, Memere, Gran-Memere, daughter, sister, aunt, godmother, and friend.

Proud to grow up on “The Hill”, she graduated from St. Augustine’s School in 1954 and Cony High School in 1958. She married her high school sweetheart, Edward Redman, on March 5, 1960. In 1961, she began her career in banking at People’s National Bank in Farmington which she paused her in 1964 for the birth of daughter “Jennie”. She was an active participant in Jennie’s activities serving on the Ballard School PTO as Secretary, Gilbert Elementary School PTA, and as a Girl Scout Troop Leader for five years. In 1973, she returned to banking as Administrative Assistant to her brother Donald Dostie, President of Dirigo Bank. She transitioned to the Dirigo branch “On the Hill” where she eventually became Branch Manager in 1982. After her banking career, she focused on being a Memere to grandsons Harry and Tommy. She had a green thumb and could be found puttering in her flower gardens. Meeting her great-grandson, Harry V, meant the world to her. Mrs. Redman was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church and a former member of the Ladies of St. Anne. She loved her family fiercely, cherished the visits of her siblings, nieces, nephews, and “the girls from the bank”.

She was predeceased by her parents, husband Edward A. Redman, brothers, Clement O. Dostie and Donald M. Dostie Redman, two sisters Rita Dostie Jean and Madeleine Dostie Dube.

Mrs. Redman is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Anne Redman Lanphear and her husband Harry Lanphear III of Manchester, grandson Harry Lanphear IV and wife Brittany, great-grandson Harry V and great-granddaughter Penelope of Leominster, Mass.; grandson Thomas Edward Lanphear and his fiancé Karina Ramos of Manchester, N.H.; her brother Alfred Dostie of Texas; godsons Donald E. Dostie of Lewiston and Alexander Dostie of Vermont; plus so many special family members, friends, nieces and nephews. Special thank-you to niece Jane Pare for the “purple streak” and the staff at ACHR for considering her a friend.

A gathering at Plummer Funeral Home 8:30-10:30 and Mass at St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church at 11 a.m. will be celebrated on May 20, 2021. She was buried at Holy Family Cemetery on Townsend Road. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at http://www.plummerfh.com.

In lieu of flowers,

please donate to:

St. Augustine Church

c/o St. Michael’s Parish Flower Fund or to the:

KVYMCA “Healthy Kid’s Campaign”

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