HODGDON – Elizabeth V. Hemingway, 84, passed away Jan. 8, 2014, at a local hospital surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Woodstock, NB, Canada, the daughter of John and Hazel (Bell) McKinley.
Elizabeth was employed with Gardiner Nursing Home for 10 years and before that spent her time being a wonderful wife and mother. She enjoyed quilting, knitting and reading but her greatest love was her family, the more the merrier.
Elizabeth is survived by her children, Mildred Benner and her husband, James, of Waldoboro, Ruth Stairs and her husband, Glen, Jean Kervin and her husband, Bill, Carol Larson and her husband, Rodney, all of Hodgdon, Nancy Nason and her husband, Spurgeon, of Caribou, Rodney Hemingway and his wife, Wendy, of Hodgdon, Mark Hemingway and his wife, Monica, of Columbia Falls, Mo., Paul Hemingway and his wife, Brenda, of Ludlow, and James Hemingway and his wife, Cathie, of Hodgdon; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; her siblings, Albert McKinley and his wife, Joan, and Isabelle McKinley all of Woodstock, NB, Canada; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Pauline McGillicuddy; and special thanks to Dr. Ted Sussman. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond S. Hemingway; her siblings, George Whitlock, Vere Whitlock, Elder Whitlock, and Harry McKinley.
Services will be held at a later date. Gifts may be made in Elizabeth’s memory to the charity of one’s choice, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guest book: www.dunnfuneral.com.