Perry – Renee Julia Nicholas-Pond Bubier, 38, passed away surrounded by her family at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Renee was born in Machias on December 9, 1982, daughter of Ron Pond and Cherie Nicholas.
Renee attended Lee Academy for two years, Calais High School, and graduated from Shead High School, Class of 2001. She moved to Bar Harbor where she worked as a waitress. Renee earned her CNA certificate and in 2003 welcomed the birth of her son, Aidan. Renee and Aidan lived in Saco for several years where she worked for a local nursing home and earned her CRMA certification. Renee and Aidan eventually moved back home to be closer to family and she worked at Marshall Healthcare in Machias, Atlantic Salmon, and fishing scallops and lobsters with her friends. Most recently Renee was making traditional Passamaquoddy arts with sweetgrass. She was a gifted writer, very spiritual, and loved animals, especially her dog Penupsk. Above everything, her most cherished moments were the times she spent with her son Aidan.
Renee was predeceased by her husband Ervins Bubier; maternal grandparents John and Martha Nicholas; paternal grandmother Edith Pond; aunt Barbara Linehan; and uncle Jack Nicholas. Surviving are her son Aidan Nicholas of Pleasant Point; mother Cherie Nicholas of Pleasant Point; father Ron “Doc” Pond of Pleasant Point; paternal grandfather Robert Pond of Virginia Beach, VA; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; many dear friends; and her faithful canine companion Penupsk.
Visiting hours will be held at her mother’s home, 60 Warrior Rd., Pleasant Point, beginning 2 p.m. Monday, September 20, 2021 until 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 22. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Brad Morin 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 22 at Immaculate Conception Church, 31 Calais Ave., Calais. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.