Edith June Twombly

Posted March 12, 2013, at 7:47 p.m.

KITTERY – Edith J. Twombly, 79, passed away March 7, 2013, peacefully at Greenwood Center, Sanford, surrounded by her three children. She was born June 1, 1933, in Belfast, the daughter of Harry and Daisy Ann (Corkum) Eaton.

She was a graduate of Crosby High School. Upon graduation she went on to marry Dumont “Tom” Twombly, and they relocated to Presque Isle where they enjoyed raising their family together as part of the Oak Street neighborhood for 17 years, where Edith worked as an excellent home maker. She was an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Presque Isle. Dumont passed away in 1970, and Edith started her professional career working in the banking industry in Presque Isle, Bangor, Portland and finally in York where she worked at Fleet Bank as branch operations supervisor until her retirement. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her morning walks on York Long Sands Beach. Above all she loved and cherished her eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her son and two daughters, Bruce Twombly and his wife, Donna, of Eagle Lake, Ann Twombly of Eliot and Debora Blethen and her husband, Robert, of Yarmouth; granddaughters, Heather and Lisa; grandsons, Robert, Kevin, Dillon, Thomas, Ryan and Patrick; great-grandchildren, Austin, Katelyn, Taitum, Hailey, Evan and Amelia. She was predeceased by her husband Dumont as well as her nine brothers and sisters.

A graveside committal service will be held at Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle on a date to be determined this spring. Gifts in her memory may be made to Disabled American Veterans, DAV Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Arrangements are entrusted to J.S. Pelkey Funeral Home, Kittery.

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