PORTLAND and STEUBEN – Gertrude Aressa Pinkham died Oct. 14, 2003, she was the loving daughter of the late Lester and Eva Pinkham. Gertrude resided with her sister, Eleanor and family on the Pinkham homestead in Steuben. In later years she came to Portland to be near her two daughters, Eve and Jane. Eve was her primary caregiver. Gertrude loved to sing and would welcome you with her bright smile. Survivors include sisters, Eleanor Crosby and Mary Ada Mitchell; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Elizabeth Burnham Betham. Donations in her memory can be sent to the Parish House, Steuben, or Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Dr., Falmouth, ME 04105. There will be a memorial service 1 p.m. Sunday at her home in Steuben.