CAMBRIDGE – Louise Mary (Ham) Bailey, 98, died May 21, 2013, at a Dover-Foxcroft health care facility. She was born Aug. 21, 1914, in Cambridge, daughter of Andrew and Mabel (Page) Ham.
She graduated from N.H. Fay High School, Dexter, class of 1933. Louise was a member of Cambridge Baptist Church for many years. She worked in the local school system as a school bus driver and janitor. She ran the school lunch program in Cambridge for 35 years before retiring at age 79. She was also an honorary member of the University of Maine Ladies Extension.
She is survived by three sons and wives, Raymond and Florence, Donald and Anna and Robert and Paula, all of Cambridge; daughter, Barbara Lengefeld of Crowley, La.; a sister, Winifred Bane of Canaan; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Clair; daughter, Joan Tilton; brother, Stanwood Ham; sister, Elizabeth Bailey; two grandchildren, Linda and Laura Bailey; and great-grandchild, Natasha Bailey.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, May 24, at Cambridge Baptist Church with the Revs. Sam McKeen, Paul Gant and Chris Viera officiating. Friends may call 9 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Cambridge. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cambridge Baptist Church, P.O. Box 40, Cambridge, ME 04923. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.