Celia Vietti (Somers)
Ellsworth -- Celia “Kay” Somers Vietti passed away peacefully at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, ME on April 9, 2018. She was born to Frank G. and Mary E. (Hutman) Somers on April 16, 1945 in Pittsburg, KS. Kay graduated from Oswego High School, Oswego, KS, class of 1963 then married the love of her life, Michael A. Vietti on June 15, 1963. She graduated from the University of Maine with a BS in Health and Family Life in 1979 then returned to complete her BS in Nursing from U Maine in 1985, being a member of the first class to graduate from the new RN program. She spent her professional years as a charge nurse in the neurological unit at EMMC then later switched to geriatric nursing, caring for Alzheimer patients in local nursing homes.
Besides her parents, Kay was pre-deceased by her husband, Michael in 2010, her sister, Nancy Foxx, and her dear friend Barbara Csavinzsky.
Kay is survived by her daughters, Suzette Vietti Cowan and her husband Chris, of Round Rock, TX, Thema Vietti and her husband Jonathan Moreland of Salem, MA; her sons, Justin Vietti of Bucksport, ME, Mario Vietti of Southwest Harbor, ME, Dominic Vietti and his wife Carmelle of Memphis, TN and Tony Vietti of Old Town, ME. Her legacy includes her precious grandchildren, Chad Cowan of Concord, NH, Kevin Cowan and his wife Seda of Austin, TX, Nickolas Cowan of Round Rock, TX and Bella Vietti of Memphis, TN. She is also survived by a sister, Teresa Somers of Sedonia, MS and she is fondly remembered by her dear friend Linda Anderson of Orland, ME.
Special thanks to the nursing staff and doctors at EMMC ICU for the tender kindness and care shown to Kay during her illness.
Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at St. Joseph Church, 231 Main Street, Ellsworth. Internment will be at a later date in Old Town, ME.
Contributions may be made in Celia’s memory to the American Stroke Association, 51 US Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074.
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com