January 21 1958 January 16 2020
GRAY—Karyn Kimball Bekit, 61, passed away on January 16, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was born January 21, 1958, eldest daughter of Allan and Patricia (Powell) Kimball. Karyn graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1976 and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mary Washington College in 1980. In March of 1986, she married her husband, Maakele (Mike) Bekit. Karyn worked as a medical transcriptionist for many years, and was employed at various hospitals and medical providers. Karyn was a very compassionate, easygoing, nurturing and gentle person who always put others before herself. She was a selfless and giving mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend. She welcomed everyone who came to her home with an open door and a warm heart. Karyn enjoyed genealogy (tracing both sides of her family back), reading, music and spending time with family and friends. Her quick wit and amazing sense of humor were loved by everyone. She enjoyed socializing with her medical transcription friends and stayed in touch with people from both high school and college maintaining lifelong friendships. She is survived and will be sorely missed by her husband, Mike Bekit of Gray; her sons, Joshua, Adam, and Caleb Bekit, all of Gray; sisters, Cindy Kimball of Windham and Marta Kimball of Gray; nieces, Erin Esco of Boston, MA and Elaina Kimball of Greene, ME, and a nephew Mehari Tesfamichael and his wife Azieb and their children. She was predeceased by both of her parents. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 29 from 12-4 at the First Congregational Church of Gray Parish House, 5 Brown Street, Gray, ME 04039. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Karyn’s name may be made to: Gray Fire & Rescue, 125 Shaker Rd., Gray, ME 04039. Arrangements are in the care of the Windham Chapel of Dolby Blais & Segee, 434 River Rd., Windham, ME 04062. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Karyn Kimball Bekit please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Karyn Kimball Bekit January 21 1958 January 16 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Gorham, state: Maine