In Memoriam : Charles Ransom

Charles Ransom Charles Dow Ransom - age: 80
(October 26, 1932 to July 09, 2013 )
Resident of Saco, Maine

Visitation Information:
A celebration of Life will be held at the Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 1:00PM. Pastor Nick Foss will officiate. Private family burial service at Laurel Hill Cemetery will be held at a later date.
Dennett, Craig & Pate 365 Main St, Saco are in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Berkshire Christian College Scholarship Fund:
Berkshire Christian College , PO Box 826, Haverhill, MA 01831

Obituary:
Saco, Charles D. Ransom of Village Green Dr. passed away July 9, 2013 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was born in Brockton, MA, October 26, 1932, the son of Everett S. Ransom Sr. and Elsie M. Higgins Ransom.
Charles attended schools in Fairhaven, MA. In his senior year, he attended and graduated from Appalachia High School in Boone, NC in 1950.
Charles graduated from New England School of Theology in 1958.
He served churches in Old Orchard Beach, Biddeford, Bridgeton, ME and then Farmington, NH through 1967.
In the fall of 1968 he moved to Cornish ME and began teaching in SAD 55, where he taught for over 29 years. While there, he taught 6th and 7th grades, retiring in 1997.
In 2001, Charles and his wife Connie moved to Saco. They have been members of the Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, where he also taught Sunday school.
He enjoyed reading, whittling, and being a Boston Celtics basketball fan.
Survivors include his wife of over 45 years, Constance M. Ransom of Saco, 3 sons Thomas D. Ransom of Rochester, NH, Samuel D. Ransom and his wife, Melissa of Limerick and Joel A. Ransom and his wife Nicole of Biddeford, a daughter Katherine A. Reynolds and her husband, J. Scott of Strafford, NH, 10 grandchildren, Michael, Sandra, Daniel, Zachery, Jaqi, Noah, Gabriele, Maia, Jacob and Jenna Lynn, 5 great grandchildren, Zoe-Jane, Alexander, Kaleb, Annabri, and Ovilia.








Alice Leonard - July 24, 2013Contact this person Contact this person
He was my 6th grade teacher. I got in trouble one time in his class, had to stay in at recess and write sentences. I remember what I did and I deserved it. Thank you, Mr. Ransom, for teaching me a life long lesson about being kind to others. I'll never forget you! Teachers touch lives forever!



    
 





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