CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and KINGFIELD – Anne F. Williamson died peacefully June 27, 2012, surrounded by family and friends near her home in Cambridge, Mass. Anne was born July 26, 1938, in Kingfield, daughter of Dana and Ruth Williamson.
Anne graduated from Kingfield High School, and Bryant and Stratton Business College, Boston. She was widely read, had an excellent memory and took many courses from Harvard University Extension. She had a very successful 35-year career with Arthur Andersen in Boston, ending as a training director. She was able to retire early and enjoy a long retirement. Anne was active in Cambridge, Mass., community affairs and made many lasting friendships. She was involved in local Democratic politics, belonging to Cambridge Democratic City Committee for more than 30 years, serving as treasurer for some candidates, and actively supporting others. She served on Cambridge Postal Advisory Committee, RCCC and several others. She traveled extensively with family and friends, visiting many European countries, Israel, Canada, the Caribbean and most of the U.S. Anne was close to her brothers and sister, and the favorite aunt to her nieces and nephews. She loved to spend time in Kingfield and with each of her extended families. She traveled often to Maine, spending time with family for holidays, March Madness, Kingfield Days, camp week, Blueberry Festival and fall foliage tours. She faithfully attended graduations, sports events and special celebrations in support of her family.
She is survived by her brother, James Williamson of Kingfield; brother, David Williamson and wife, Olivia, of Woolwich; brother, Terrence Williamson and wife, Pamela, of Hampden; sister, Janet Hewett of Machias; the families of Meridel Cosgrove and Susan Kimball; nieces, Jennifer Maconochie, Dianne Strait, Sarah Curran, Anna Staples and Amanda Baker; and nephews, Michael Williamson, Andrew Hewett, David and Brennen Strait, Ethan and Henry Maconochie, Nicholas and Oliver Hewett, David and Stephan Margas, and Walter Kimball. Anne was very thankful for all the wonderful health care workers who treated her so well at Franklin Memorial, Eastern Maine General and Massachusetts General Hospitals. The family is grateful for the comfort provided by the staff of Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center during her final days in Cambridge, Mass.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, July 9, at Kingfield Methodist Church with the Rev. Miginess officiating. Interment will be at East New Portland Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Friends and family may donate to the cancer charity of their choice or The Kingfield Historical Society, P.O. Box 238, Kingfield, ME 04947. Condolences may be sent for the family at