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HUDSON - Hilda E. Megquier, 93, wife of Merrill A. Megquier, died peacefully May 21, 2016, at home. She was born May 30, 1923, in Old Town, the daughter of Edmund and Lena (Russell) Chaloux.

Hilda attended schools in Old Town thru the 11th grade. After leaving school she worked at the Moose River Shoe Factory until she married and became a homemaker. She loved bowling, which she had to give up at 92 because of her health. She enjoyed playing cards, dominos, bingo and traveling. Hilda and Merrill belonged to Holiday Day Ramblers RV Club and traveled to all but two states. The longest trip was touring Alaska and doing lots of fishing. Many weekends were spent camping and fishing.

In addition to her husband, Merrill, Hilda is survived by a daughter, Christine Slowik and husband, Steve, of Hudson; a son, Brent Pierce of Brownville Junction; a granddaughter, Salina Pierce of Bangor; a grandson, Chad Pierce of Brewer; brothers, Hubert Chaloux of Old Town, Alphonse Chaloux of Old Town and Raymond Charloux and wife, Joyce, of Winter Haven, FL; many nieces and nephews. Hilda was predeceased by her parents; sisters Mildred and Pauline; and first husband, Clyde Pierce.

A funeral service will be held noon Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with Chaplain Carl Bergman, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor, immediately following the service Tuesday. Interment will be in the Hudson Village Cemetery, Hudson. Those who wish to remember Hilda in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Shrine Hospital for Children, care of Anah Shrine Center, 1404 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  May 23, 2016
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