Dorothy M. Wilde

Posted Sept. 26, 2012, at 8:17 p.m.

HOULTON – Dorothy M. Wilde, 91, died Sept. 25, 2012, at a local health care facility. She was born March 1, 1921, in Houlton, daughter of George W. and Abbie P. (Dow) MacDonald.

Dorothy was a very active member of Military Street Baptist Church and Monticello United Methodist Church. She enjoyed working with the church youth programs. She was a member of Monticello United Methodist Women Auxiliary and Houlton Garden Club. She worked as a licensed practical nurse at Madigan Hospital, Aroostook Hospital, Houlton Regional Hospital and Madigan Estates Nursing Home until the age of 72.

Dorothy is survived by four sons, Galen Wilde and his wife, Sharon, of Houlton, Jack Wilde and his wife, Angela, of Littleton, David Wilde and his wife, Carmen, of New Limerick and Elwood “Chip” Wilde Jr. of Houlton; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jennie Webster of Connecticut; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Elwood Wilde; her five brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call 11 a.m. until the time of service 1 p.m. Friday at Military Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Burns officiating. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Military Street Baptist Church or Madigan Estates Activity Fund, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online guest book and condolences at www.dunnfuneral.com.

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