Julia Nina (Philbrook) Leeman

May 22, 1933 - May 10, 2017

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Bangor and Orono - Julia 'Nina' (Philbrook) Leeman, 83, passed away May 10, 2017, at her home. She was born in East Hampden, May 22, 1933, daughter of Leon L. and Mary H. (Griffin) Philbrook.
Nina served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. She later worked for the City of Bangor and Bangor High School. Nina was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John's Catholic Church, the Women's Council and a Eucharistic minister. She was a member and past president of the Bangor Emblem Club local and state.
She was predeceased by a son, Dana B. Leeman, a granddaughter, Dayna "Katie" Leeman, a brother, James Philbrook and Charles Philbrook, and her husband, Harold B. Leeman.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan Leeman Bruns of Bangor, two sons, Michael Leeman and his wife, Nancy of Hermon, Harold "Hallie" Leeman, Jr. and his wife, Karen; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Joan Fitzherbert of Bath; several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m., Monday, May 15, 2017, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John's Catholic Church, 207 York St., Bangor, followed by the Rite of Committal at Lakeview Cemetery, Hampden.
Those wishing to remember her in a special way may donate in her memory to EMHS Foundation, NICU (Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit), P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  May 11, 2017
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