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DEXTER and DOVER-FOXCROFT – Anne Duncan Provost, 83, passed away peacefully April 23, 2009, with her family by her side at Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft. Anne was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Hartland, daughter of Elbert and Corinne (Evans) Duncan Sr. Anne and her late husband, Clifford Provost Sr., were the proprietors of Provost Market, Dexter, for many years. She also worked at Guilford Industries, Guilford, until her retirement. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing Beano. She loved spending time with her family and also with good friends at the Bakery, Dexter. Her lifelong friend, Gladys Gilbert, was an important part of her life. Anne was a member of Golden Age Club and Widows Club of Dexter. She was predeceased by a grandchild, Jennifer Smith; and her siblings, Marilyn Clukey and Bayne Martin. Anne is survived by two daughters, Sharon and her husband, Denzel Dyer, of Greenfield, N.H., and Deborah Smith and her husband, Alan, of Sebec Village; two sons, Clifford Provost Jr. and his wife, Cheryl, of Lavonia, Mich., and Stephen Provost and his girlfriend, Patte Bowman, of Dover-Foxcroft; two sisters, Jean (Duncan) Garren of Colorado and Alice Duncan of Roswell, N.M.; 13 grandchildren, Amy Dyer Pineault, James Dyer, Samantha Smith Greenlaw, Garrett Smith, Christopher Provost, Bradley Darnell, Amanda Provost, Andy Provost, Benjamin Provost, Casey Provost, Jesse Provost, Alexander Provost and Aaron Provost; their mother, Suzanne Provost; eight great-grandchildren, Sarah, Hannah, Emily and William Pineault, Luke and Emily Greenlaw, and Ella and Lylla Smith; and brothers, Elbert Duncan Jr. and his wife, Constance, Richard Martin and his wife, Martha, and Roger Martin and his wife, Sharlene. We thank the staff of Mayo Regional Hospital for their compassion and wonderful care to both Anne and her family. A memorial service is being planned for later in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Golden Age Club of Dexter, care of Donna Gravely, Line Road, Corinna, ME 04928, Susan G. Komen Foundation or the American Heart Association. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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