PORTLAND — Katherine “Katie” Ruth Lane, 62, died unexpectedly Aug. 23. She was born on Oct. 8, 1949 in Millinocket, a daughter of Ruth (Jewell) and Richard Angotti. She was educated in Millinocket schools and graduated from Stearns High School.
Lane worked as an administrative assistant, a self-employed CAD operator and later was employed by the town of Freeport. Lane loved being outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. She was president of the Durham Rod and Gun Club for two years and did volunteer work with Maine Fisheries and assisted in the Boater Safety Program. She also loved dogs and at one time showed “shelties.”
Lane is survived by her life partner, Henry Sydlowski, of Durham; her two daughters Amy Baker, of Portland and Raquel Baker, of East Millinocket; her brother, Donald Holland and his wife, Carolyn, of Millinocket; her sister, Bonnie Roix and her husband, Gary, of Winterville, N.C.; her brother, Richard Angotti Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Millinocket; her brother, Rodney Angotti and his wife, Ada, of Millinocket; her sister, Roxanne Bosse and her husband Michael, of Boone, N.C.; her sister, Robin Angotti of Seattle, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service occured Sept. 1 at Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth. Burial followed in Forest City Cemetery in South Portland.
For those who wish, donations may be made in Lane’s memory to: Coastal Humane Society, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011.