ALTON – Adelaida “Nida” A. Fraser, 47, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 15, 2009, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Nov. 18, 1961, the daughter of Primitivo and Clarita (Angeles) Macaraeg. Adelaida was always a hard worker. In her life, family always came first. She was a proud and devoted mother, and a loving wife. Adelaida was born in the Philippines and worked in her family’s bakery. After moving to Maine, she worked at LaBree’s Bakery, Old Town. She enjoyed cooking, especially her Filipino dishes, socializing with friends and family, camping at Elsmores Landing and crocheting. She will be remembered for having the best decorated Christmas tree around, which she took pride in decorating with hundreds of decorations that she created. She loved her Filipino culture and enjoyed three visits back to the Philippines, including one trip where she brought her children. Adelaida is survived by her husband, Ronald Fraser Jr. of Alton; her three children, Michelle Fraser and her partner, Frank Tringale, of Littleton, Mass., Mellisa Fraser of Alton, and Joshua Fraser of Alton. She is also survived by her eight siblings, Mercedes Acquino, Gloria Perez, Thomas Macaraeg, Mary Jane “Francisca” Austria, Lina Macaraeg, Alex Macaraeg, Peling Macaraeg and Peter Macaraeg, all of the Philippines; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Adelaida was predeceased by her sister, Rebecca “Bing” Borromeo. Family and friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church of the Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord. Burial will be immediately after the service at Alton Cemetery. Notes of condolence may be left at www.mem.com.
ADELAIDA ‘NIDA’ A. FRASER
Posted Sept. 15, 2009, at 7:54 p.m.