VERONA ISLAND – Harriet (O’Brien) Hanscom, 85, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010. She was born Oct. 18, 1924, in Portland, to Ralph and Grace O’Brien. She belonged to Elm Street Congregational Church, Bucksport, and enjoyed bowling and traveling. Harriet is survived by her husband, Otis Hanscom Sr. of Verona Island; daughter, Deborah Howes and husband, Larry; son, Otis “Podey” Hanscom Jr. and Lisa Bridges, all of Verona Island; daughter, Terri-Lynn Hanscom of Bucksport; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and special friends, Bruce Sullivan, Todd and Jen Bridges, Nonie Varnum and Jean Hazard. She was predeceased by her son, Patrick Hanscom in 1986; her parents, several brothers and sisters. A private graveside service will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Elm Street Congregational Church, P.O. Box 878, Bucksport, ME 04416. Arrangements are under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.