PRESQUE ISLE – Elaine M. Brewer, 69, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at a local hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1942, in Presque Isle, daughter of Harold and Stella (Beaulieu) Larsen.

She was a graduate of Presque Isle High School. She worked for Coles Express, Potato Service, Inc. and Northern Maine Planning Commission. Most of all, she was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. Elaine loved her cats, listening to country and classical music, and working on her crafts. She was a lifetime member of Presque Isle Fish and Game Club.

She is survived by her husband, Eugene “Gene” Brewer; a daughter, Paula Brewer; and a sister, Elizabeth “Liz” Williams, all of Presque Isle. She was predeceased by her parents; and a brother-in-law, Jim Williams.

At her request there will be no calling hours. A private service will be held Friday at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Blakney officiating. Interment will be at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

www.duncan-graves.com.