Iris S. Blaisdell

NORRIDGEWOCK – Iris S. Blaisdell, 86, of Norridgewock, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021.

She was born in Madison on April 17, 1935, the daughter of Richard and Gertrude (Wacome) Stoutamyer.

Iris was raised on the Stoutamyer Farm in Madison and graduated from Madison High School in 1954. She married Eugene Blaisdell in 1955 and they raised their four children on the Blaisdell Farm in Norridgewock. Iris had a passion for her garden and canning her vegetables. She loved to knit, socialize and spend time with her family.

Iris is predeceased by her husband, Eugene; her parents Richard and Gertrude Stoutamyer; and her sisters Sylvia Strain and Virginia Paine.

She is survived by her children, her sons John Blaisdell and his wife Toni of Skowhegan, and Mark Blaisdell and his wife Sherry of Norridgewock, her daughters Audrey Blaisdell of Norridgewock, and Cheryl Blaisdell and partner Andrew Wilson of Waterville; and her grandchildren Megan and Matthew Blaisdell of Norridgewock. Iris is also survived by her three brothers, George, Robert and Frank Stoutamyer; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held in the spring. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Smart and Edwards Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity during this holiday season.

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