MARS HILL – Pauline (Polly) Ann Nutter Dearborn, 98, our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully at the Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill on January 5, 2014, of natural causes. She was born on September 8, 1915 in Mars Hill, ME, the only child and cherished daughter of Charles A. and Effie (Johnston) Nutter.
Polly attended high school at Oak Grove Seminary and returned to Mars Hill following graduation. She worked at the local bank for many years. She was always active in the community as a member of the Community Club and a supporter of the Hansen Memorial Library; she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over 65 years. Polly and her late husband Walter were generous contributors to many local and charitable organizations, together they organized many events to benefit local causes and fund raising needs for the community.
Polly had many interests and hobbies including golfing, skiing, hunting and spending time at her favorite place on earth, her camp at Young Lake. She loved the outdoors and was a gifted artist producing many paintings of nature and wildlife. Being the daughter of an expert fly fisherman, her true passion was fishing which she learned at a very young age and continued throughout her life.
Polly is survived by two sons, Roger C. Nichols and his wife Shirlee of Uintah, UT and Mark A. Nichols and his wife Christine of Sparks, NV. She was adored by her grandchildren Shaun, Amber and Sossity, and great granddaughters Satori and Shae all of whom will miss their beloved Grammy. She was predeceased by her parents and her loving husband Walter.
Graveside services will be held at 1 PM, Friday, May 16, 2014 in Tapley Cemetery, Blaine with Pastor Sue Brown officiating. The family would like to extend appreciation to the staff of Aroostook Care Center for their care and kindness to Polly. In addition, gratitude is extended to special friends Ray and Loretta Jones, Clara Hussey and Bob and Pam Brewer for many years of kindness, friendship and support. Donations may be made in her honor to the Central Aroostook Humane Society, 26 Cross Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769, or online at www.centralaroostookhumanesociety.org or the charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.