Alice's Story

DOVER-FOXCROFT AND PRESQUE ISLE - Alice Mae Cannon, 85, passed away on March 2, 2015 at the Hibbard Nursing Home in Dover-Foxcroft. She was born on June 6, 1929 in Presque Isle, the daughter of Linus B. and Inez (Haines) Billings.

Alice worked for over 25 years at New England Telephone Company as a telephone operator and was a member of the New England Telephone Pioneers. She attended the United Baptist Church of Dover-Foxcroft.

She is survived by her sons; Stephen Cannon and his wife Sharon from Eastport, ME, Joseph Cannon, Jr. and his wife Janet from Hudson, ME, Peter Cannon and his wife Susan from Atkinson, ME, a daughter; Susan Robinson and her husband Francis from Dover-Foxcroft, ME, brother; Linas Billings and his wife Shirley from Eagle Lake, ME sisters; Avis Chapman from Caribou, ME and Alberta Viel from Mapleton,ME, a special friend, Frances Strout from Dover-Foxcroft, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Alice was predeceased by her husband Joseph C. Cannon, son James A. Cannon, and sisters; Dorothy Kinney, Shirley Rodgers and Betty Voisine.

There will be a graveside service in the spring at Johnson Cemetery, Presque Isle. Donations may be made in her memory to Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One #2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Services in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com
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