MILLINOCKET - Maude I. (Boynton) Moscone, 82, wife of the late Arthur M. Moscone Jr., went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at a Millinocket hospital. She was born March 20, 1930, in East Millinocket, the daughter of John and Vesta (Thompson) Boynton.
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Maude grew up in East Millinocket and was a graduate of Schenck High School, class of 1949, after which she married Arthur in 1951. Maude was a homemaker and drew great satisfaction in bringing up her family and seeing that they were taken care of properly. She was a caregiver to anyone who needed help and enjoyed reading. Maude was a member of First Congregational Church, Millinocket.
She is survived by two children, Joan English of Millinocket and Pete Moscone of Bangor; grandchildren, Derick Helms and his fiancee, Nicole, and Chris Helms, all of Millinocket; a great-granddaughter, Addison Rosemarie Helms; siblings, Dorothy Lutes and her husband, Roy, of Arizona and Mary Ann Morin and her husband, Roger, of East Millinocket; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. In addition to her husband of 49 years and her parents, Maude was predeceased by her siblings, Lois Elwell, Keith Boynton, Lawrence "Red" Boynton, Ethel Noddin, Flora Scott, Reuben Boynton, Colleen Boytnon and John C. Boynton.
Friends are invited to visit with the family 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at First Congregational Church, 274 Katahdin Ave., Millinocket, with the Rev. Terry Given, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Millinocket Cemetery. After the committal the family invites friends to share conversation and refreshments at the church. Gifts in memory of Maude may be sent to the memorial fund of First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 507, Millinocket, ME 04462. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
Published in BDN Maine from November 14 to November 15, 2012