CARIBOU - All the angels in Heaven rejoiced Nov. 26, 2012 as they welcomed their beautiful new angel, Dathaline "Day" Brewer to her new home. She was born Oct. 17, 1929, in Washburn, the daughter of the late Thomas and Beulah (Haines) Patterson.
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Mrs Brewer was a graduate of Washburn High School as well as Aroostook State Normal School. She was an elementary school teacher in Caribou and married Vaughn "Bud" Brewer, Aug. 6, 1952. After her marriage, Day devoted all of her time and attention to her family and was a very devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She always put the needs of others well before her own. She was also very active in her community where she was a member of Henry P. Pratt Post 15 American Legion and Lister Knowlton Post 9389 VFW Ladies Auxiliaries. Day was a member of Caribou United Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Beulah Burgess Mission Circle, and also attended First Baptist Church of Woodland. She was a member of Caribou Historical Society, Aroostook RSVP and spent countless hours as a volunteer at Cary Medical Center. Many will fondly remember Day as "Mrs Claus" when she and Bud "Santa" brought many a smile to young and old alike during the Christmas season in Caribou.
Surviving, in addition to her husband of more than 60 years, Bud of Caribou; are her son, Thomas Brewer and wife, Mary, of Presque Isle; her daughters, Barbara Davis of Caribou and Karen Kovach and husband, Dennis, of Woodland; one sister, Muriel "Pat" LeVasseur of Presque Isle; her grandchildren, Kylie Davis Hessert and husband, Anthony, Adam Davis, Joshua and Jessika Kovach and Garrett and Brandon Brewer; two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Caribou United Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Johnson and the Rev. Ron Rosser, officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Extension Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Brewer may do so through the Halfway Home Pet Rescue www.halfwayhomepetrescue.org/. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
Published in BDN Maine on Nov. 28, 2012