WASHBURN – Evelyn R. Flanagin, 81, passed away Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2013, at her residence in Washburn. She was born March 27, 1932, in Hallowell, the daughter of Berton and Ada (Barnes) Allen.
Evelyn was raised by her aunt and uncle, Olive and Murray Allen, after her parents died. She worked as a waitress, for various farmers, as a cleaning lady and as a homemaker. She attended the Lidstone Methodist Church in Washburn where she sang in the choir for many years.
She is survived by a daughter, Tamie Bragg and her husband, Sterling, of Washburn; two sons, Alan Flanagin and his wife, Cheryl, of Presque Isle and Douglas Flanagin and his wife, Marie, of Perham; grandchildren, Kerry Bouchard and her husband, Matt, from Caribou, Angela Flanagin and her fiancé, Tim Gagnon, of Castle Hill, Jenna Bradstreet and her husband, Eric, of Mars Hill, Sean Flanagin of Presque Isle, Kylee Michaud and her husband, Chris, of Presque Isle, Shane Wright and his wife, Rebecca, of South Carolina, and Ross Wright of South Carolina; great-grandchildren, Alexis Rodriquez of Caribou, Samara Bouchard of Caribou, Evan Dickinson of Presque Isle and Alexander Michaud of Presque Isle; and many nieces and nephews.
Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Lee Flanagin; and six brothers, Erbine, Beecher, Ashton, Dennis, Willis “Billy,” and Owen Allen; three sisters, Eileen Quintel, Leona Gainey and June Crawford.
Friends may call noon Thursday, Aug. 29, at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle, until the time of services at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dot Matson officiating. Interment will follow the service at Crouseville Cemetery, Crouseville. Those who wish may make donations in her memory to Lidstone Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 75, Washburn, ME 04786. Arrangements in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.