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MACHIAS - Frances F. Libby, 93, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at Downeast Community Hospital in Machias. Frances was born January 5, 1922, in Machiasport, to Hammond and Lucy Flynn.

She was predeceased by her husband, Willard Libby, in 1994. Frances was an active member of the Larrabee Baptist Church for 37 years and especially looked forward to "eating Sunday." She was also a member of the Eastern Star, until recently the long-time treasurer of the Church Hill Cemetery Association, and enjoyed working the polls in Machiasport, which she did until June of this year.

Frances is survived by her daughters, Lois A. and Sally A. of Machiasport; and a stepson, Bill Libby and his wife, Nedra, of California. She will be greatly missed by friends, Tina Davis, Robert and Jeanne Davis, Pastor Bill and Judy Holmes, as well as all the members of Larrabee Baptist Church.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 26, at 1 p.m. at the Church Hill Cemetery in Machiasport with a gathering at the Larrabee Baptist Church immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Machias Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 418, Machias, ME 04654 or Larrabee Baptist Church, c/o Bettina Davis, PO Box 155, Machias, ME 04654 in her memory. Many thanks to the staff at Marshall Healthcare and Downeast Community Hospital for the exceptional care they gave Frances in the last months of her life. Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast.
Published on  September 18, 2015
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