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Part of the group a few years ago in Wells, Maine.
1 of 7 | Posted by: Margaret Chiles

“Rest in peace Ellen. You were an amazing woman who had a loving heart. I will never forget you.♡♡♡♡ ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Julie (Hulse) Rowe - Wilmington, MA

“Dearest Laura and family, Please accept my most sincere condolences. I pray that the Lord accepts Ellen in his loving arms and holds her close, and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Andrea Raiter - Milford, MA

“Lenny thinking of you and your Family at this time of sorrow. We will keep you all in our prayers. The Hicks family ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jack & Pat Hicks

“I am so sorry for your loss. Ellen was very special to me growing up she was like my second mom. She will be missed by many. You are at peace now.I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: kristi - reading, MA - friend

“So very sorry to hear of Ellen's passing.Good memories always keep our loved ones in our hearts, forever.Lorna and Bill Hall ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lorna Hall - Sebastian, FL

“My condolences to the family. May our caring God support you during this difficult time. 1 Peter 5 : 7 ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend


Ellen (Carter) Redfern, of Atkinson, NH, formerly of Reading, passed away on October 16, 2015 at age 74. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Ellen was very passionate about quilting. She belonged to various quilting groups in and between Reading and New Hampshire. She had a great love for the beach and her extended family at Lauderdale –By-The-Sea but she mostly loved spending quality time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Ellen is the beloved wife of Leonard Redfern for 52 years. She is the devoted mother of Linda J. Redfern and Laura J. MacRae and her husband Tom. Ellen is the cherished grandmother of Tom MacRae, Jr., Rebecca Gray and Jeff MacRae. She is the dear sisterof Edward Carter, Edgar Carter and the late John Carter. Ellen is the loving daughter of the late Russell and Florence (Lorgeree) Carter. Later in life Ellen was fortunate to reconnect with her birth father, the late Robert E. Doucette, and her siblings Jane Barber, Robert Doucette, George Doucette, Kevin Doucette, Brian Doucette, John Doucette, Richard Doucette and Patrick Doucette.

Funeral at the Doherty-Barile Funeral Home, 11 Linden Street, READING, Thursday, October 22th at 11:00am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Wednesday, October 21st from 4-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance available. Interment at Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading.

Please honor Ellen by making a donation in her memory to Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.