OAKFIELD – Rosemary Drew died Aug. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born July 25, 1932, in Benedicta, the daughter of Daniel and Katherine (Hines) Crowe. In 1953 she married Dale Drew of Oakfield. Rosemary graduated from the Madigan Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at the Millikin Memorial Hospital, Island Falls, the Madigan Hospital, Houlton, in several doctors offices and in home healthcare. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church of Island Falls. Rosemary loved all creatures and especially cats. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Dale of Oakfield; daughters, Rabecca Drew of Westbrook and Pamela Nelson and her husband, Kevin, of Oakfield; grandchildren, Courtney and Kevin “Paul” Nelson; a great-grandson, Kaden; a brother, John Crowe of Benedicta; a sister, Lucille Welch of East Millinocket. She was predeceased by a brother, Daniel James Crowe; and sisters, Jeanette Gibbons and Therese Cummings. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug 15, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Benedicta, with Fr. Joel Cyr, celebrant. Interment will be at St. Benedict’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Houlton Humane Society, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730.
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:17 p.m.