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Obituary for Amber Elizabeth Beal (Lord)

Amber Elizabeth Beal, 77 years, a resident of Kennebunk, died Thursday, April 27, 2023 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough surrounded by her family, after a brief illness.

She was born in Kennebunk on January 20, 1946, a daughter of Philip W. and Emily E. (Brooks) Lord. She graduated from Kennebunk High School and worked at Kesslen Shoe in Kennebunk, Farrington’s Clothing Store in Kennebunk, Nike Shoe in Saco and at the GlenMor Restaurant in Kennebunk as a cashier for many years.

She was an avid beachgoer and enjoyed reading. She loved dancing and going roller-skating. In her younger years she was a Powder Puff Driver at Oxford Plains Dragway. Amber mostly treasured spending time with her family, and her grandchildren were the center of her life.

She was predeceased by her parents and by a brother, Philip Lord.

Survivors include her loving husband of 60 years, Dale V. Beal of Kennebunk; son Richard Beal (Deborah) of Kennebunk; sisters Phyllis Barker, Deborah Ham, and Bonnie Butler; brothers Ben and Steven Butler; granddaughters, Erin and Erica Beal and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11AM on Friday, May 5, 2023 at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043 with Rev. Carolyn Lambert officiating.

Should friends desire, memorial donations in Amber’s memory can be made to the Animal Welfare Society, PO Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094 or Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, c/o Hospice of Southern Maine, 390 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074.

To leave a message of condolence, please visit Amber’s Book of Memories at
Arrangements are entrusted to Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St. Kennebunk.