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CARIBOU – Flora Philbrick, 94, wife of the late Eugene J. Philbrick, died Feb. 21, 2010, in Houlton, after a long illness. She was born Feb. 6, 1916, in Fort Kent, the daughter of Abel and Frances (Patten) Violette. She was a graduate of Van Buren High School. Flora was a loving and devoted wife and mother to her family. She was also employed at L.S. Hall and Martin’s Clothing, Caribou, for a number of years. She was a member of Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of United Methodist Women’s Group. Flora was also a member of Caribou Extension and Caribou Hoofers. She is survived by a son, James Philbrick and his wife, Valerie, of Caribou; three daughters, Florina L. Willis of Hamden, Ruth W. Bryant and her husband, Kenneth, of Winthrop and Janet Chandler of Lincoln; one sister, Hattie Gahagan of Manchester, Conn.; seven grandchildren Michele Theriault, Heather Perry, Trenton Chandler, Mairi St.Amand, Andrew Bryant, Jennifer Sherman and Lacie Philbrick; seven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Coleman, Woodrow and Alphy Violette. Friends may call noon until the time of service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Spring interment will take place at Woodland Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Flora may do so to Gray Memorial United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Envelopes may be obtained through the funeral home. For an online register, please go to www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.

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