STETSON and LEVANT – Phyllis Claire Bratt, 81, passed away Nov. 9, 2010, at a Bangor health care facility. She was born July 5, 1929, in Boston, daughter of Lester B. and Viola (Alyward) Hardy Sr. Phyllis grew up in Massachusetts and was a graduate of Milton High School, Class of 1948. She lived in Randolph, Mass., for many years before moving to Maine. Phyllis is survived by two daughters, Bonnie A. Olson and her husband, Steven, of Fridley, Minn., and Robbin M. Soucie and her husband, Ronald, of Levant; four grandchildren, Holly Barton, Tabitha Barton, Emilee Soucie and Sean Soucie; one great-granddaughter, Starr Barton; nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Sharon Steele. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert E. Bratt, in 1992; a son, Wayne E. Bratt, in 1970; a brother, Lester B. Hardy Jr.; and a sister, Madeline Haigh. At Phyllis’ request, services will be private. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Eastern Maine Medical Center Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, care of Healthcare Charities, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through www.hampdengilpatrick.com.
PHYLLIS C. BRATT
Posted Nov. 10, 2010, at 7:06 p.m.