ORLAND – Kathleen Alice (Shorey) Carpenter, 55, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Dec. 4, 2003, at her home, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was born Dec. 11, 1947, in Verona, the daughter of Alice L. (McLeod) and Albert W. Shorey Sr. She graduated from Bucksport High School, Class of 1966. She worked for many years at the Colonial Travelodge, Ellsworth, and was currently employed at the Bucksport Motor Inn. She enjoyed gardening, feeding the birds, doing crafts, traveling to warm places, and going to the beach. Her greatest joy was her daughter and grandchildren. Kay was a special person who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Raymond I. Carpenter, of Orland; her daughter, Lesley Bryant and fianc‚, Eddie Mahoney of Orland; grandchildren, Noelle, Dylan, and baby Jacob due to arrive in January, whom she was looking forward to greeting; step-daughter, Melody Parlan of Penobscot; step grandchildren, Morgan, Megan, and Shawna; sister, Linda Wilbur and husband, Cornelius “Neil,” of Hancock; brothers, Albert Shorey Jr. and wife, Sally, of Florida, William Shorey and wife, Gloria, of Bucksport, Roland “Sandy” Shorey of Verona, Stanley Shorey and wife, Roberta, of North Penobscot; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many special friends including Bob and Gail Kenney of Bucksport and Florida, and Frank and Patty Coombs of Prospect. In addition to her parents, Kathleen was predeceased by sister, Eleanor (Shorey) Hackett; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Shorey. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St. Bucksport, with the Rev. Dr. Tracy Reeves officiating. Visitation will be 12 p.m. until time of service. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Bucksport. Donations in Kathleen’s memory may be made to CancerCare of Maine care of Eastern Maine Charities, P.O. Box 404 Bangor, ME 04401.