Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Jones Olson

Posted Feb. 14, 2014, at 12:27 p.m.

LUBEC – Dorothy “Dottie” Jones Olson passed peacefully in the early morning of Feb. 13, 2014, joining her husband Ernest of 60 years. Dottie was born in Lubec on Nov. 27, 1929, daughter of Meredith and Salome Wright Jones.

Dottie is survived by her daughter, Kim Denbow of Lubec; two sons, Ernest Jr. and his wife, Roberta, of Auburn, and Paul and his wife, Debra, of Lubec; three grandchildren, Megan Olson, Jessica Matthews, and Ryan Denbow; two great-grandchildren, Alex and Jaelyn Matthews. She is also survived by her sister, Maxine Nugent of Bangor; two special sisters-in-law, Laura Calder and Rhoda Eaton of Lubec; two brothers-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

Dottie was employed as a cook at the Lubec School Department for over 20 years. She shared many stories about the Lubec students and days spent with her friend and co-worker Nina Bridges. She loved spending time with her family, many special friends, and taking long rides. Many heartfelt thanks from Dottie and family to the wonderful caregivers of CHCS’s Home Health and Hospice Program, and to the many special family and friends spend many hours with Dottie during her illness.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Olson Cemetery for family and friends. Friends and family may gather at Dottie’s home directly following the service. Those who wish to remember Dottie in a special way may make gifts in her memory to CHCS’s Hospice Team, P.O. Box 425, Bangor, ME 04402. Arrangements are in care of McClure Family Funeral Services, Machias and Lubec. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com.

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