EDITH H. ‘EDIE’GOULD

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.

DIXMONT – Edith Hulbert Gould, 75, wife of Brice E. Gould, passed away peacefully Oct. 7, 2004, surrounded by her family at a Bangor hospital. She was born in New Britain, Conn., Oct. 2, 1929, the daughter of Richard Hulbert, Jr. and Edith (Carns) Hulbert. Edith grew up in Connecticut, where she lived for many years before moving to Dixmont, where she made her home for the past 37 years. Edith was a licensed practical nurse. She worked as a private duty nurse, and was a pioneer of the Eastern Maine Medical Center Call System, where she had worked for many years. Edie was a former Dixmont town clerk, former president of the Dixmont scholarship association and former health officer for the town of Dixmont. She was a Christian, who was always willing to lend a helping hand, to anyone who needed it. Edith cared for many foster children throughout her life, and received special recognition for outstanding service to children. She leaves a legacy of being a loving, wife, mother, grandmother and friend who was a kind and gentle soul. She is survived by her husband, Brice of Dixmont; daughters, Sherry and husband, Nate Peary, of Levant, Pamela Jensen of Dedham, LuAnn and husband, Terry Dauphinee, of Levant, Shelley Fortier of Hull, Mass., Donna Jackson of Queensbury, N.Y., and Roxie Levesque of Bangor; sons, Albert I. Jensen Jr. of Dixmont, Robert Ponzo of Bangor, John Smith of Windham, Kenneth Lankist of Bangor, Edward Lankist of Bangor and Ansel Gould of Bangor; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, many special friends and her beloved dog, “Duchess”. She was predeceased by a sister, Marguerite (Millett) Gordon; and a daughter, Margaret; and son, Allen. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at Dixmont Corner Cemetery, Hulbert Extension, Dixmont, with the Rev. Charles F. Smith, officiating. A celebration of Edie’s life will follow at the Dixmont Goldcrest Riders Snowmobile Club, Cates Road, Dixmont, from 3-5 p.m., Sunday. In lieu of flowers, gifts of remembrance may be made to the Iris Network for the Blind, 189 Park Ave., Portland, ME 04102. Arrangements entrusted to the Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden, ME 04444. For those unable to attend condolences may be expressed through www.hampdengilpatrick.com

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