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Harriet E. NILE

Female 1918 - 2005  (87 years)


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  • Name Harriet E. NILE 
    Born 22 May 1918  Rangeley, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Nov 2005  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Nov 2005  Stratton Lower Cemetery, Eustis, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary: Irregular Web Site, Obituary dated 23 Nov 2005
      "Harriet E. Townsend
      1918-2005 -- She was a charter member of the Calvary Bible Church
      "STRATTON -- Harriet E. Townsend, 87, of Stratton and Rangeley, went home to be with her Lord on Nov. 13, 2005 at Sandy River Nursing Care Center in Farmington, where she had resided since July. She was born in Rangeley on May 22, 1918, the daughter of Calvin and Edith (Haley) Nile, and attended Rangeley School. On Oct. 30, 1938, she married Ardean Townsend. Together they raised five children. Her husband passed away on Feb. 27, 1983. She was a charter member of the Calvary Bible Church, where she was active in the S.S. Ladies Missionary Circle. She taught and held Good News Clubs through CEF. Harriet loved gardening in her flower garden. She also liked to crochet, knit, sew, tat and do quilting. She liked to pick berries, especially raspberries. She is survived by four daughters, Joan Bean and her husband, Vernon, of Rangeley, Jean Ellis and her husband, Harry, of New Vineyard, Betty Butland and her husband, Jeffrey, of North Betwick, and Peggy Borel and her husband, Michael, of West Lake, LA; one son, Michael Townsend of Wells; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great.great-grandson expected in November; and three sisters-in-law, Mary Nile of Rangeley, Heidi Nile of Stonington, Conn., and Betty Wyman of Strtton. She was predeceased by two infant sons; one granddaughter, Stacey Jean Ellis; one grandson, Ricky Bean; one great-granddaughter, Kristen Marie Ellis; six brothers, Hazen Nile, Carson Nile, Linsey (Bill) Nile, Persey Nile, Harold (Bud) Nile and Earl Wyman; three sisters, Marion Bachelder, Arlene Myshrall and Doris Wentzell; as well as her parents; her husband; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Elva Fotter. A graveside service was held in Stratton at the Lower Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005 at 1 p.m., with Pastor Jeffrey Butland officiating. Following the graveside service, there was a memorial service at the Stratton Community Building in Stratton. Donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one's choice."
    Person ID I19524  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2015 

    Family Ardean A. TOWNSEND,   b. 25 Dec 1916, Exeter, Penobscot, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1983, Stratton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1938 
    Children 
     1. Joan E. TOWNSEND
     2. Jean A. TOWNSEND
     3. Betty TOWNSEND
     4. Peggy TOWNSEND
     5. Michael Ardean TOWNSEND
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1918 - Rangeley, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 2005 - Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Nov 2005 - Stratton Lower Cemetery, Eustis, Franklin, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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