Jeri Ann Krechkin

CHELSEA – Jeri Ann Krechkin, 71, of Chelsea, passed away unexpectedly Thursday Jan. 20, 2022, at the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta. She was born in Bangor on March 29, 1950.

Jeri enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, lawn sailing, going to the casino & playing dice with her granddaughters and best friend Marlene Lilly. She also enjoyed the company of her two other lifelong friends Kathy Bronn and Patsy Adams.

She was predeceased by her mother, Muriel Sullivan of Richmond, father, Edward Baillargeon of Bangor; and brother, Frederick Phillips of Richmond.

Jeri is survived by her two brothers, Tim Phillips of Michigan and Todd Baillargeon of Orland, sister Patti Bureau of Winthrop; children, Merry Krechkin and spouse Donald Thibeau Jr, Andy Krechkin Jr, Christine Flowers and Sheri Krechkin; grandchildren, Scott Newton Jr and wife Kelsie Newton, Shyanne Moody and husband Matt Moody, Tasha Newton, Dylan Moulton, Sam Baillargeon and fiance Emily Dupont, Derek Flowers, BobbiJo Krechkin and fiance Don Simard and Jessica Bailey; as well as her 13 great-grandchildren that knew her as “Old Nana”; and several nieces and nephews.

She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

There will be no service per Jeri’s request.

Arrangements are entrusted with Staples Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner, Maine. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the Staples Funeral Home website:

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