LOUISE C. CLAPP

Posted April 06, 2009, at 7:54 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE – Louise C. Clapp, 86, died Friday night, April 3, 2009, at The Aroostook Medical Center, Presque Isle. Louise was born May 14, 1922, in Presque Isle, the daughter of Herbert and Helen Greenlaw Cambridge. A graduate of Presque Isle High School, Class of 1940, Mrs. Clapp received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine, Orono. After graduating she taught in secondary schools in Hillsboro, N.H., and Foxboro, Mass. From 1945 to 1960, Mrs. Clapp lived in Stamford, Conn., where she was active in the American Association of University Women. In 1961 she moved to the Philadelphia area. From 1972 to 1982, she was employed by Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Red Cross, Philadelphia. Mrs. Clapp later worked for Federal Emergency Management Agency out of Region III for 20 years. After retiring she moved to Topsham, then Presque Isle. During the Vietnam War, Mrs. Clapp was a volunteer at Valley Forge General Army Hospital. She was a past member of Philadelphia Alumnae of Pi Beta Phi Sorority, the American Association of University Women and Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon, Pa. Louise was predeceased by her parents; and a brother, Clarence E. Cambridge. She is survived by a nephew, David H. Cambridge and his wife, Carla and great-niece, Chelsae Cambridge, of Chapman; a niece, Susan C. Dick and her husband, Matthew and great-niece, Whitney Dick and great-nephews, Madison Dick and Marshall Dick, of Mapleton; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Cambridge of Presque Isle. There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle, with the Rev. David Williams officiating. Interment will be at Marshall Cemetery, Westfield, later this spring. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.

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