Constance 'Connie''s Story
- Constance "Connie" Ruth Peavey, 79, passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 23, 2017, after a long illness. Connie was born on November 14, 1937, in Columbia Falls.
She graduated from Bangor High School Class of 1955, after graduating from high school she joined the U.S. Navy, where she served our country proudly. After serving in the U.S. Navy, she was employed at the National Education Association in Washington, D.C. She retired from the Department of Health and Human Services. During her employment she enjoyed working with her co-workers and made some lifetime friends. When raising her kids on Grant Street, you could always show up on Connie's front porch and she would greet you with a cup of coffee, a joke and she always had the humor for the day. She enjoyed quilting with her daughters and friends. She was very proud of her contributions to Project Linus in Bangor. She loved her children and grandchildren and were very proud of their accomplishments.
Survivors include daughters, Diana and Don Annis of Norton, MA, and Kristy Gary and fiance, Mike Drottar, of Brewer; two sons, George and Teena Peavey of Lake City, FL, and Ken Peavey of Lake City, FL; one sister, Judith and Bob Chute of Falmouth; six grandchildren, Christopher Annis of Norton, MA, Patrick and Katelyn Annis of Port Orange, FL, Alec Peavey of Branford, FL, Earl Gary, Coleman Gary and Ariya Drottar, all of Brewer; four great-grandchildren, Caiden Annis, Liam Annis, Elijah Leuterio and Gavin Annis; best friend since 7 years old, Diane Peavey Skinner; and special friends, Laurie Martin (her other daughter), Clyde and Carolyn Folsom and Marj Lawrence; sister-in-law, Stephanie Peavey; and numerous other friends to list. She was also predeceased by her sister, Judi Pinkham.
A celebration of life will be conducted Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Millers Square, 315 Harlow Street, Bangor. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. The family would like to express their gratitude to Brewer Health and Rehabilitation Center for the care of our Mom during this difficult time. In lieu of contributions and flowers the family requests donations be made to Project Linus in Bangor.
Published on  January 25, 2017