Cover photo for Jean Elizabeth Woodside (Crompton)'s Obituary
Jean Elizabeth Woodside (Crompton) Profile Photo
1932 Jean 2017

Jean Elizabeth Woodside (Crompton)

April 11, 1932 — November 1, 2017

Obituary for Jean Elizabeth Woodside (Crompton)

Calais – Jean Elizabeth Woodside, 85, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at a Bangor nursing home. Jean was born in St. Stephen, NB on April 11, 1932, daughter of Lawrence and Ethel (Cook) Crompton.

She graduated from St. Stephen High School in 1949 and went to work for Ganong’s for many years. Jean and her husband moved to Calais in 1959 and had seven children. In 1978 she went to work at Calais Regional Hospital, retiring in 1998 with 20 years of service. Jean was a member of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Calais and love attending church on Sunday. She volunteered at the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry for many years. Jean loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, and enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins.

In addition to her parents, Jean was predeceased by her sister, Mary Ellen Nixon of St. George, NB; son-in-law Jay Phelps; and her best friend, Audrey Bryson. Surviving are her children, Debbie Stewart of St. Stephen, NB; Pam and Roger Ivey of Hermon and their son Tommy Ivey; Cindy and Steven Johnston of Cumberland and their children Alexandra and Sam Johnston; Linda and Larry Severance of Calais and their children Chad Moreside, Jami Moreside, and Erika and Mike Lebel; Willie and Rose Woodside of Dedham and children, Christopher Woodside, Kaytlin Bremmer, and Carrie and Jeff; Lisa and Weston Goodman of Westwood, MA and children Charlie and Annabelle; and Angel Phelps of Valdosta, GA; four great-grandchildren, Jaxson Moreside of Arundel, Caleigh, Madison and Kassidy Lebel of Holden; one sister, Jackie Fiander of Saint John, NB; two special nieces, Margaret Dick and husband Dale, and Marina Nixon and husband John; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visiting hours will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by The Rev. Sara Gavit 11 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 29 Church St., Calais. Burial will follow in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jean’s memory to either St. Anne’s Building Fund, 29 Church St., Calais, ME 04619, or Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry, PO Box 1005, Calais, ME 04619.


Boston Red Sox

Episcopal Church
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jean Elizabeth Woodside (Crompton), please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service Information

St. Anne's Episcopal Church

29 Church St, Calais, ME 04619

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment Location

St. Stephen Rural Cemetery

58 NB-740, Little Ridge, NB E3L 5N3

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 26

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree