Doreen E. Rendzia

March 30, 1953
- May 02, 2010

MILO - Doreen E. Rendzia, 57, died May 2, 2010, at a Bangor hospital. She was born March 30, 1953, in Lac Megantic, Quebec, the daughter of Roland J. and Theresa (Edwards) York. A 1971 graduate of Penquis Valley High School, she was a therapeutic foster parent for 25 years. She loved providing foster care for children, as she was extremely dedicated to giving them a safe home and a better future. She was an avid gardener and a passionate, loving grandmother. Doreen will be terribly missed by her family, who will keep her forever in their hearts. She is survived by her mother, Theresa York; a daughter, Kylie and her husband, Adam Coover, and their children, Aaliyah and Madison; a daughter-in-law, Jackie Rendzia and her children, Brady and Bailey; a sister, Darlene and her husband, Randy Villani, and their children, Mathew and his wife, Andrea Villani, Kevin and his wife, Violeta Villani, and Megan and her husband, Chris Blais; and a special sister-in-law, Ruby and her husband, Paul Grindle. Doreen was predeceased by her father; and a son, Michael J. Rendzia. She will be remembered by many friends and extended family members, including Milton Smith, with whom she shared a special friendship. A graveside memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, May 7, in the family lot at Brownville Village Cemetery with Pastor James Colley officiating. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at

Published in Bangor Daily News on May 4, 2010
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