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HAMPDEN - Norine Evelyn (McKay) Holt, 85, died April 12, 2016 at her home. She was born September 13, 1930 in Brewer the daughter of Augustus and Mildred (York) McKay.

Norine was a graduate of Brewer High School, Class of 1948. She worked for 20 years in the office at the McGraw School in Hampden. Norine was a member of the Red Hat Society of Bangor "Babes in Bonnets," life member of the Sunshine Club for Children, Past President of the Whitcomb-Baker V.F.W. auxiliary, Post No. 4633, Hampden, Charter member of Ankh Temple #160 Daughters of the Nile and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Millwee Chapter 198 Orrington. She and her husband Richard loved spending Saturday nights at the Hampden Snowmobile Club's baked bean suppers and talking with longtime friends.

In addition to her parents, Norine was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Richard I. Holt; and one brothers, Gerald McKay. She is survived by her children, Steven R. Holt and wife, Carol, of Scarborough, Peter D. Holt of Westbrook and Susan N. Butler and husband, Michael, of Sunapee, N.H.; one special granddaughter, Michelle Holt of Scarborough; brother, David McKay; several nephews; two step grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren that she loved dearly, Caleb & Aila and Joshua & Quentin Butler; and special friends, Jim and Phyllis Bartlett of Hampden and Willard and Marlene Hillier of Hampden.

The family would like to thank the staff at Winterberry Heights for the love and care shown to Norine.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Lakeview Cemetery, Rt. 9, Hampden with the Rev. Grace Bartlett, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Hampden-Gilpatrick Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 45 Western Ave., Hampden immediately following the service. Those wishing to remember Norine in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Sunshine Club for Children c/o Anah Shriners 1404 Broadway, Bangor, Maine 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com
Published on  April 15, 2016
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