DEER ISLE – Harriet N. Oliver, 66, wife of Maynard Oliver, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 12, 2011, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth. Harriet was born Feb. 4, 1945, in Bangor, daughter of Harry N. and Theresa Miller, and Alberta J. Carter.
Harriet loved spending hours on her computer playing games. She loved to read. She enjoyed playing 31 and laughing with her good friends, Wylma, Marilyn and Ruby on Thursday afternoons. She was always up for a trip to Walmart. She adored her dogs, Brady and Bear. What she loved most in the world was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who all lovingly called her "Nanny Newni."
In addition to her husband of 52 years, she is survived by her four children, Brent Oliver and his wife, Su, of Deer Isle, Sonda Klemenz and her husband, Keith, of Little Deer Isle, Gidget Fagerberg and her husband, Eric, of Attleboro, Mass., and Scott Oliver and his wife, Rita, of Deer Isle; a sister, Nancy Bray of Stonington; a brother, Del Gross of Stonington; 10 grandchildren, Jennifer, Kristina, Hollan, Elizabeth, Kasey, Lindsay, Lucas, Mason, Ethan and Richard; and four great-grandchildren, Germanie, Jaden, Julian and Campbell. She was predeceased by her mother, Alberta; her daughter, Kris Ann, at birth; a very special grandson, Jarvis; and a special son-in-law, Ricky.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 16, at Community of Christ, Burnt Cove Road, Stonington, with Cheryl Brown officiating. Online condolences may be offered to the family at