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DOVER-FOXCROFT & BANGOR - Althea Emery, 90, died March 13, 2015 at a Bangor nursing facility. She was born March 10, 1925 in Corinna, a daughter of Erwin and Christena (Welch) Dearborn. She attended Corinna Union Academy and worked many years in area nursing homes before retiring from Dexter Shoe Company. She was a member of the Dover-Foxcroft United Baptist Church and attended the Hermon Baptist Church. She enjoyed camping, fishing and snowmobiling with family and friends. Saturday night card games with the neighbors was always a hit. Althea shared the love of horse drawn covered wagons with her husband Colby and brother Everett, raising funds for Operation Lift Off.

She is survived by a son, Jerry and wife Darlene of Dover-Foxcroft; 2 daughters, Sharon Stevens of Bangor, and Kristy Emery of Storrs, CT; grandchildren Robin of Bangor, Renee of Bucksport, Tammy and Bernadette of S. Portland, Betty and husband Don of Corinth, Andy of Windsor, Terri of Ocala, FL, Tina of Morgantown, WV; 13 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.

Althea was predeceased by her husband Colby; siblings, Peggy, Roberta, Everett, and Alice; and grandson Sean and great grandson Charles.

Funeral services will be held 3 P.M. Monday, March 16th at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, with the Rev. John Nickerson officiating. Spring burial will be in the Morse's Corner Cemetery, Corinna.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
Published on  March 14, 2015
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