Gayle D. O’Brien

Nov 26, 2018
Gayle O'Brien

Gayle Diana O’Brien, 60, of Rockport, died Nov. 15, 2018, at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a long illness.  Born in Rockport on July 31, 1958, she was the daughter of LeForest and Faye (Payson) Doucette and was a 1977 graduate of Camden-Rockport High School.

Gayle discovered the enjoyment of life and helping others in need.  She had passion for the arts, music and cooking and started a cooking business.  Her food was very popular and was enjoyed by many.  She did her best to make the world a better place.

Gayle was happily married to Fredrick O’Brien for 23 years until his death in 2015.  She enjoyed sailing on Penobscot Bay during the summer months and working for the Schooner Lazy Jack.

She will be remembered for her huge heart, her love of animals and family and her passion for cooking.  For those who knew Gayle, remember she will always be with us in spirit and forever in our hearts and she did her best to make the world a better place.

Surviving is her mother, Faye Doucette, of Rockland; two children, Michael Doucette and his wife, Aimee, of Warren and Jasmine Taylor, of Appleton; six grandchildren, Marina, Nolan, Grady, Nimaway, Diania and LeForest, who loved her dearly; a brother, Robert Doucette, of Union; and several nieces.  She was predeceased by her father, LeForest Doucette, husband, Fredrick O’Brien, and a sister, Dolores Walburn.

Condolences may be shared with the family at  Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, in Camden.


Comments (1)
Posted by: Steven D Bryant | Nov 27, 2018 18:47

  • Gayle was a great friend since 1st grade. Spent many awesome summers under the guidance of Sam Pendleton along many of our Rockport "gang" as Chief liked to call us. And many years at school functions. Thank you for 60 wonderful years. Will see you again soon.

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