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Jennifer Bettencourt

Jennifer Bettencourt (Nelson)

Thursday, February 23rd, 1967 - Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Kennebunk and Houston, TX

Jennifer Bettencourt, 52, of Kennebunk, died unexpectedly Friday, June 7, 2019 in Kennebunk.

She was born February 23, 1967 in Hartford, CT, the daughter of Alan S. and Sandra Goodwin Nelson, and is a graduate of Kennebunk High School, class of 1985. She furthered her education attending Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, and Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, majoring in photography art for commercial publications.

She also returned to school later in life to obtain her beautician certification and received much satisfaction styling others hair.

While living in Houston, TX for many years, she owned and operated Bettencourt’s Best, a domestic cleaning company for 10 years. Returning to Kennebunk, she worked for several companies, including a Valet Parking company for a local restaurant.

She loved photography, was an avid reader, reading several books a week, mostly from the Louis T. Graves Memorial Library, where she was on a first name basis with the librarians and volunteers there. Most important to her, were her two Sons, whom she adored.

Survivors include her two Sons, Lucas and Zechariah Gustin of Houston, TX, her Parents, Alan and Sandra Nelson of Kennebunk, three Sisters Victoria Farley of Marlborough, MA, Molly Stimpson of Kennebunk and Betsy Stevens of Wells, and 6 nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours well be held from 5 – 7:30 PM on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St. Kennebunk. A Funeral Mass in Celebration of Jennifer’s life will be at 1 PM Friday, June 28, 2019 at St. Martha’s Church, 30 Portland Rd, Kennebunk. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Kennebunk.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Louis T. Graves Memorial Library, PO Box 391, Kennebunkport, ME. 04046, In Jennifer’s memory.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Jennifer’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com.

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:30pm
    When
    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:30pm
    Location
    Bibber Memorial Chapel-Kennebunk
    Address
    67 Summer Street
    KENNEBUNK, ME 04043
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  • Service

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Holy Spirit Parish - St. Martha's Church
    Address
    Portland Road
    KENNEBUNK, ME 04043
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  • Interment

    Location
    Evergreen Cemetery - Kennebunk
    Address
    Port Road
    KENNEBUNK, ME 04043
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  • Reception

    Location
    Holy Spirit Parish - St. Martha's Church
    Address
    Portland Road
    KENNEBUNK, ME 04043
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Anne Haviland Buechler

Posted at 05:56pm
Jenny literally was my first friend. My heart goes out to Sandy, Alan, Vickie, Molly, Betsy, and their families. You all loved Jenny so much and she knows the infinite depth and breadth of that love. My love and prayers are with you all. Love, Anne
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Email: help@bibberfuneral.com