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ORRINGTON - Charlotte E. (Quimby) Betts, 85, died after a short illness April 16, 2016 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Bangor. She was born Feb 25, 1931 in Bangor to Etta (Saunders) Quimby and Elliot S. Quimby.

She attended Bucksport schools and in 1949 married Gilbert W. Betts and raised their family in Orrington. Charlotte worked hard at many varied and interesting places. For many years she was employed at Viners Shoe Factory in Bangor.

Cooking and enjoying the company of family and friends gave her great pleasure.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Gilbert W. Betts; her sister, Viola Judkins; and her brothers, Elliott Quimby, Emery Quimby, Leonard Quimby, Harvey Gray and George Gray.

Surviving are her daughters, Patricia Betts-Levine; her husband, Don Levine; Cheryl Allen and her husband Wayne Allen; her son, David Betts and his wife Annette Betts; her grandchildren, Trevor Betts-Levine, Derek Betts-Levine, Patrick Allen, Crystal Hafford, Amy Murray, Daniel Betts, Dylan Betts; and nine great-grandchildren.

A graveside memorial will be held Sunday April 24, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Pine Hill Cemetery in Orrington.

Those who wish to remember Charlotte in a special way could make a gift to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital.

"Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free."
Published on  April 19, 2016
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