ORRINGTON – Nellie Ada (Fox) Byard passed away peacefully with her family by her side Nov. 9, 2010. She was born Jan. 24, 1939, in Hartland, daughter of Andrew T. Fox and Iva Butler Blackton. Nellie loved the outdoors and often took long walks in the woods. She was well known for her appreciation of the different variety of plants, trees and her endless collection of rocks. She is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, Wallace R. Byard, also of Orrington; one son, John A. Kalel and his wife, Tammy, of Orrington; and four daughters, Sharoll Wilson and her husband, Kris, of Milo, Penny Lydick of Bangor, Margo Kalel of Bangor and her significant other, Edward Kizer, and Lisa K. Mixer and her husband, Daniel, of Orrington. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, John Kalel Jr., Stephanie Courtemanche, Kayla Kalel, Clayton Mixer, Nellie Lagasse, Crystal Angelo, Felicia Taylor, Joseph Angelo, Cory Williams and Christopher Randall; and five great-grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to share in food and fellowship 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Orrington Center Church, 468 Dow Road, Orrington. In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation to Bangor Humane Society.
NELLIE ADA (FOX) BYARD
Posted Nov. 12, 2010, at 7:09 p.m.