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HOULTON - Laura M. Snell, 80, died March 17, 2016 in Houlton with her family at her side. She was born April 10, 1935 in Houlton, the daughter of James and Roxie (Sewell) McAfee.

Laura loved to make and decorate cakes. She was a member of TOPS #153 the Court Street Baptist Church where she ran the nursery for several years. She retired as a Maine State Employee after 27 years. Laura enjoyed and loved her family dearly.

She is survived by two daughters, Brenda and Richard Sullivan of Houlton and Susan and Galen White of Houlton; six grandchildren, Wayne, Phillip, Virginia, Shannon, Jessica and Derrick, and nine great grandchildren; one sister, Judy and Harold Fitzpatrick of Littleton and three brothers, David and Judy McAfee of Augusta, Kenneth and Darlene McAfee of Littleton and Rick and Karlene Strout of Skowhegan; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, Ehlmore E.; her parents; and 7 brothers, Phillip, Orin, John, Donald, Dana, Albert and Clarence; and 2 sisters, Phyllis and Nonie.

Friends may call 6-8 pm Tue. Mar. 22 at Bowers Funeral Home 10 Water St. Houlton. Funeral services will be held 1pm Wed. at Court St. Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Ashley Off. Interment will be in the Ludlow Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Houlton Humane society or to Court St. Baptist Church C/O Bowers Funeral Home POB 579 Houlton,Me. 04730. The family would like to thank Dr. Abouleish and the staff at Madigan Estates Nursing Home for all their care and compassion over the years. www.bowersfuneral.com
Published on  March 19, 2016
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