Hope Hathorn

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Hope Hathorn

April 02, 1925 - January 10, 2019

Bangor Hope Hathorn, 93, passed away January 10, 2019. She was born April 2, 1925, the daughter of Edward S. and Emma (Eames) Redman.
Hope graduated from Bangor High School and then attended the University of Maine and Washington School for Secretaries in Washington D.C. After graduating, she worked for the Committee of Economic Development in Washington. After the war she returned to Bangor and worked as a service representative for New England Tel and Tel until her marriage to Donald H. Hathorn Jr. in 1949.
Hope was actively involved in various civic organizations doing volunteer work. She was a member of the Junior League, Athene Club, Shakespeare Club and a member and past president of PEO Chapter B.
Hope was predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 years Donald "Bud"; brothers, Robert Redman and Edward H. Redman; and sister, Gloria Smiley.
She is survived by her son, Donald III and his wife, Barbara, of Carrabassett Valley, ME; her daughter, Constance Travers and her husband, Donald, of Tucson, AZ; her brother, Richard Redman and his wife, Anita, of FL.; four grandchildren, Matthew Travers and his wife, Leah, of San Diego, CA, Kimberly Dotson and her husband, Aaron, of Anchorage, AK, Donald Hathorn IV and his wife, Linda, of South Windsor, CT, Heather Driscoll and her husband, Sean, of Pennington, NJ; five great-grandchildren, Wilder and Linnaea Dotson, Braelyn and Beckett Driscoll, and Freya Hathorn.
At Hope's request a private interment will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery, in the spring.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on January 11, 2019
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Jim and Judy Mullen Rowe
Jan 14, 2019
Connie and Donnie, please accept our sincere condolences to you and your family on the passing of dear Hope. Have nothing but the fondest memories of our family's oldest friends! Hope was the best combination of a true lady and great sport. She and Bud were the best!