Elise Kathleen Beaudoin
February 7, 1994 - September 19, 2017
Elise Kathleen Beaudoin, 23, of South Portland died unexpectedly on September 19, 2017 in Portland.
She was born in Biddeford on February 7, 1994 to Jeffrey and Kimberly (Bates) Beaudoin . She graduated from Thornton Academy in Saco in the class of 2012.
Elise had worked at The Cheese Iron in Scarborough for the past three years and was a valued member of their working family. She enjoyed many outdoor activities such as camping, hiking and fishing. She was a very talented musician, playing both the drums and guitar. She also liked to cook, play video games and made much of her own jewelry.
Elise was very pro-active with transgender education in the local area. She will be sadly missed by her family and many good friends.
She is survived by her mother, Kimberly L. (Bates) Beaudoin of Saco. Her father, Jeffrey D. Beaudoin, stepmother, Ayala Cnaan, and brothers, Ronen and Aryeh Cnaan of Philadelphia, PA. Maternal grandparents, Doug and Rosemary Page of Springvale. Paternal grandparents, Daniel and Kathleen Beaudoin of Sanford. Three aunts: Kelly Ramsdell and husband Wayne of Sanford, Mary Delaney of Springvale and Jennifer Beaudoin of Sanford. Also surviving is her fiance Corinne J. Pleas of Portland along with Corinne’s family, parents Kevin and Pam Pleas, sister Sarah and her husband Sean and son Caleb.
A private celebration of her life is planned for the family and close friends.
The Autumn Green Funeral home is respectfully handling arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Elise to: Maine Transgender Network, 511 Congress Street Portland, Maine 04101 or online at www.donorbox.org/thrive .