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Jennifer (Reichel) AmesApril 8, 1954 ~ July 14, 2017 (age 63)
Litchfield - Jennifer Reichel Ames, of Litchfield, Maine, died on July 14, 2017, after a battle with kidney disease. Jenny was born on April 8, 1954. She earned her education at Monmouth Academy, and the University of Maine in Augusta. She had been employed by Value House in Lewiston, the Bureau of Taxation and Bureau of Motor Vehicle where she made many lifelong friends. She loved nature, gardening, birding and the ocean; often incorporating this love into her watercolor paintings.
Jenny was predeceased by her father, Alvin H. Reichel, her mother, Josephine Burpeau Reichel, her sister Georgette Syster. She is survived by her sisters Loretta Reichel, and Martha and husband Kenneth Tyler, her brother in law, Danny Syster, her neices and nephews, with whom she had a special bond; Marc Crocker and his wife Allison, Cathy Wheaton, Corey Wheaton, Ricky Beaule and his wife Jennifer, John Beaule and his wife Teresa, great nieces and nephew, whom she loved dearly; Amber Beaule, Megan Beaule, Catie Wheaton, Meghan Crocker and Aiden Beaule. Her last years were made easier with help from the caring workers of Korner Stone Home Health, and most recently Pauline, and her lifelong neighbor and friend, Barbie, who was always there for her.
She loved her family and her many friends and was always ready for a good party. Her iron will and strong spirit will be missed by all who knew her.
Friends and relatives may gather at the Staple Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave in Gardiner on Tuesday evening at 7 PM.