Helen B. Hagan

Sep 9, 1929 - Oct 30, 2017

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Houlton - Helen B. Hagan, 88, went to join her husband and best friend on October 30, 2017. Helen was born on September 9, 1929, to Edward Shirley Benn and Mary (Jordan) Benn, the youngest of eleven children.
Helen married Carl F. Hagan on May 30, 1949. They remained best friends throughout their marriage and went on many trips/adventures together. They traveled throughout the United States, plus journeyed to Hawaii, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Australia, and New Zealand.
She was a very social person and loved spending time with family and friends. Her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, were very special.
She was a great cook and rarely went anywhere without some baked item. She was a very active member of the United Methodist Church and served on a number of committees. She was also active with the Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum, and organized many of their public suppers.
Helen is survived by her children, Roger Hagan and partner Terri Duff, of Linneus; Mary Hagan and partner Larry White, of Mexico, Maine; and Fred Hagan and wife Angela, of South Portland; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, six brothers (Frank, Leon, Gordon, Cedric, Cecil, and Robert); four sisters (Mary Louise, Leta, Dorothy, and Elsie), brother-in-law (Donald Hagan), sister-in-law and her husband (Carol Hagan Howe and Philip Howe), many nieces and nephews, and many special friends.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Houlton Regional Hospital, for the wonderful care they took of our mother, during her short illness. She was pleased with their care and compassion.
Friends may call 11-1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Bower Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton, and a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the Houlton United Methodist Church with Pastor Victor Han officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Houlton United Methodist Church, or Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum.
Published on  November 1, 2017
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