H. Vivian Bethune

Posted Feb. 20, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.

LINCOLN – H. Vivian Bethune, 78, wife of the late Percy Bethune passed away Feb. 19, 2014, at a Lincoln hospital. She was born April 14, 1935, in Pleasant Hills, Nova Scotia, the daughter of Robert and Evelena (Newton) Priest.

She was educated in Nova Scotia schools and moved to Lincoln after marrying Percy in 1956, living on the Enfield Road since that time. She worked for 25 years retiring from Hannaford Brothers in 1992. After retiring, she worked for Al Fugazzi, Gillmor Farms, and Galen Ireland at High Street Market. She enjoyed her family (they meant everything to her) enjoyed her knitting, quilting, cooking and working in the garden.

She is survived by her son, Robert and Lisa Bethune of Howland; two granddaughters, Amy Bethune and Michelle Wilcox; great-grandchildren, Lance Wilcox, Dylan Michaud, and Cody Wilcox, all of West Enfield; a brother, Donald Priest of Economy, Nova Scotia; a sister Donna Colburn of British Columbia and Arizona; several nieces and nephews and cousins throughout Canada; two special nieces, Jane and Hervey Clay and Janice and Lawson Helsor, all of Lincoln; and two nephews, Rod and Beth Lindsay of Monticello, and David and Debbie Lindsay of West Enfield. Along with her husband Percy, her parents and her in-laws, she was predeceased by two sisters-in-law, Hazel Lindsay of Lincoln and Jane Collins of Nova Scotia; and an aunt, Grace Rogers of Lincoln.

A graveside service will be held June 19, at Town Line Hill Cemetery. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.

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