AGNES MARIE (PELKEY) WHITCOMB

Posted March 16, 2011, at 7:37 p.m.

MILFORD – Agnes M. (Pelkey) Whitcomb, 62, wife of Gary Whitcomb, died March 15, 2011, after a long, valiant and courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 18, 1948, in Winn, daughter of Leonard Joseph and Clara Louise (Michaud) Pelkey.

Agnes was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She touched the lives and hearts of all who knew her. She enjoyed time spent at camp with family and was the driving force in getting many projects done. She enjoyed antiquing and gardening with her grandchildren. She was a graduate of the University of Maine with a degree in business.

She is survived by her soul mate of 19 years, Gary Whitcomb of Milford. She will be deeply missed by three daughters, Rose and her husband, Rick Thompson, of Glenburn and their children, Zack, Nick and Nate, Robin and husband, Eddie LeBlanc, of Milford and their children, Tyler and Brad, and Malissa and her husband, Joe Pelletier, of Hermon and their children, Geneve, Grace and Katherine; a son, Douglas Worster of Milford and his son, Justin; stepson, Joshua Whitcomb and his wife, Christie, of Corinna and their children, Alec, Chase, Bryce and Blake; and 15 siblings, Marion Fischer of Alaska, Lucy Andrews of Connecticut, Evelyn Ireland of Milford, Alice Combs of Vermont, Clara Cox of Florida, Thomas Pelkey of Eddington, Eileen Carey of Enfield, Philip Pelkey of Vermont, Mary Martin of Bucksport, Cynthia Furlotte of Bangor, Christine Young of Alabama, John Pelkey of Vermont, Maurice Pelkey of Milford, Vera Averil of Burlington and Brian Pelkey of Washington. She was predeceased by her parents; and two brothers, Leonard and Charles.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord, Holy Family Church, Old Town. Immediately after the service all are invited to the parish center for a light luncheon and continued fellowship. Spring burial will be at Milford Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Research Center, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or by visiting www.dana-farber.org. To view a life story or place a personal tribute, please visit

www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.

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