HOULTON – Ethelyn G. Nealey, 93, died Jan. 3, 2013, at a local health care facility. She was born Aug. 3, 1919, in Linneus, daughter of Frank and Flora (Adams) Bither.
Ethelyn was a member of Court Street Baptist Church and True Blue Circle. She was employed for 25 years at White’s Drug Store. She was a life member of Order of the Eastern Star, holding many offices including past matron. She was a member of Houlton Senior Extension, Town & Country Senior Citizens, and RSVP of Aroostook.
Ethelyn is survived by her son, Robert Nealey and wife, Helen, of New Limerick; two daughters, Doris Sullivan Richardson of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Joyce Gordon and husband, Harold, of Orrington; six grandchildren, Lisa Bean, Alan Sullivan, Laurie Yee, Michael Nealey, Brooke Gordon and Shaun Gordon; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Wayne Bither of Hodgdon; one sister, Wilma Welton of Hodgdon; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Nealey; daughter, Bette Ann Scerra; three brothers, Forrest, Leo and Floyd Bither; and sister, Dorothy Nesbitt.
Friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of the service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dunn Funeral Home with the Rev. Art Myers officiating. Spring interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Ethelyn’s memory to First Baptist Church, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. For online condolences and guest book, visit www.dunnfuneral.com.