BANGOR – Eileen F. Morse, 89, passed away December 28, 2013 in Bangor. She was born in Portland, April 14 1924, the daughter of I. Ray and Marion Libby. She graduated from Portland High School in 1941 and then attended Westbrook Junior College. She worked at University of Maine Portland, Jack Junior, and Yarmouth High School during her lifetime.
On February 16 1946, she married Stephen H. Morse, her lifelong companion of nearly 68 years. They resided in Portland for 20 years before moving to Yarmouth in 1968.After retirement they moved to Bangor and have resided there since.
Eileen was a voracious reader, conquered many crosswords, loved to sew and quilt, and surrounded herself with music. While in Yarmouth, Eileen was member of the Calico Quilting Group. Eileen and Stephen traveled extensively throughout New England and Europe. Eileen was an active participant at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland. Most of all, Eileen was a loving mother, wife, and grandmother. She was always there for the family, be it a phone call or in person. She kept the family up to date on all happenings and could be relied on for daily weather updates.
She is survived by her loving husband Stephen of Bangor. Her sister Ray Hutchinson of Falmouth, children Bruce and wife Wanda of Naples and Stephen and wife Janet of Alton, NH. Eileen had five grandchildren Joshua and Aimee of Atlanta, GA., Benjamin of Portsmouth, NH., Christopher of Taunton, MA., Nicole of Portland, and Samantha of Philadelphia, PA. She had one great grandson Joshua Stephen of Atlanta, GA. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews as well as her dearest friend Catherine Anderson of Portland.
She was predeceased by her son Lawrence in 2011, her parents, brother Robert, sisters Helen and Marion, and dearest friend Shirley Moore.
A memorial service will be held in the Spring at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland Maine.