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YARMOUTH AND MILLINOCKET - Barbara Odom Haight died April 1, 2016, at Maine Medical Center, Portland. Barbara was born in Woburn, Massachusetts on July 7, 1925.

She grew up in Woburn and married her husband, Elmer G. (Gil) Haight, on June 1, 1946. They resided in Woburn until moving to Millinocket, Maine in 1952. After retiring from Great Northern Paper Company, they moved to Yarmouth in 1988.

Barbara was predeceased by her son, William G. Haight; and her husband. She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Wedge of Rockport, ME; her son, Robert Haight of Oxford, ME, her son, Stephen Haight of Warren, ME; grandchildren, Kellie Wedge of Rockport, ME, Leonard Wedge of Warren, ME, Alexander Henri of Atlanta, GA and Austin Haight of New Rochelle, NY; great-grandchildren, Zachary Wedge, Chelsea Wedge, Tyler Wedge and Ander Gill Haight, and great-great-grandchildren, Kimmy Wedge and Elijah Brackett.

Since moving to Yarmouth, Barbara has logged 10,941 volunteer hours at Maine Medical Center and would have been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming National Volunteer Week award ceremony at Maine Medical Center.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Celebration of Barbara's Life on Saturday, April 9, 2016, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM in the Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Volunteer Services at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102.

On-line condolences can be given to the family at www.lindquistfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 5, 2016
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