July 14, 1923 - February 22, 2018
Sanford, ME - Katherine Grace ”Kay” Samia, 94, of Sanford, died peacefully February 22, 2018 at the Pavilion surrounded by her family. Kay was born in Methuen, MA on July 14, 1923, a daughter of Nicholas and Sophie Bogannam. She was predeceased by her husband John Samia, her daughter Kathy-Ann (Samia) Bateman, and longtime companion, Raymond Lavin. Kay is a graduate of Methuen High School and she worked at the Lawrence Savings Bank in Lawrence, MA for many years. Kay summered for several years in Seabrook Beach, NH and spent winter months in Lake Worth, FL. Family includes her son Gary Samia and wife Linda of Sanford, four grandchildren, Brian Samia and his wife Esther; Rachel (Samia) Carpenter and her husband Phil; Kelly-Ann Bateman and her partner Jeff; Shane Bateman and his wife Jessica, six great-grandchildren were Kay’s pride and joy, Owen, Avah, Caleb, Orson, Hadassah, and Evy. She is also survived by many wonderful nieces and nephews, who loved her dearly. Kay lived her life to the fullest. She was always surrounded by family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards, especially bridge, going to the beach, and playing golf. She was the best Lebanese cook around. She also volunteered at the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, FL and was a longtime member of the Women’s Club of Seabrook, NH. Visiting hours will be from 4-7 P.M. Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 A.M. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 289 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Burial will follow in the High Street Cemetery, Hampton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lebanese Awareness Fund in support of college scholarships for young adults of Lebanese heritage: ALAA, Box 2244, Methuen, MA 01844.
Sanford, ME - Katherine Grace ”Kay” Samia, 94, of Sanford, died peacefully February 22, 2018 at the Pavilion surrounded by her family. Kay was born in Methuen, MA on July 14, 1923, a daughter of Nicholas and Sophie Bogannam. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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