PEMBROKE – Feisty to the end, Gladys Elizabeth (Lingley) Stanhope, “Grammie Gladys,” departed on her final journey Saturday evening, April 18, 2009, at a Bangor hospital after a short illness. She was born Nov. 10, 1923, in Edmunds, and lived most of her life in Pembroke. In earlier years Gladys was employed by several fish factories in the area, as well as by Guilford Mills, Eastport. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Pembroke Grange. Gladys was predeceased by her parents, Alvery and Hope (Phinney) Lingley; her husband, Milton Stanhope; a son, F. Eugene Stanhope; brothers, George, Harland, Malcolm and Harvey; and a half brother, Sumner Lingley. Survivors include her son, Richard Stanhope and his wife, Janice; daughter-in-law, Pauline; four grandchildren, Kevin, Mark, Gregory and Diane; six great-grandchildren, Justin, Shelby, Candace, Matthew, Courtney and Chelsea; two sisters, Susie and Mae; three brothers, Clyde, Earl and Donald; many nieces and nephews. She will always be remembered by Helene, who always called her “Grammie.” A celebration of Gladys’ life will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. Burial will be afterward at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pembroke. Donations in Gladys’ memory may be made to Ronald McDonald House of Bangor, 654 State St., Bangor, ME 04401 or to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences and memories may be shared at