DEXTER & CORINNA - Arlene B. Ireland, 94, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at her Fairway Knolls home in Dexter. She was born December 12, 1919 in Corinna, a daughter of Michael and Cecile (Whittaker) Bryson.
She will be remembered for her compassion for helping others. Arlene loved helping her husband, Walter, create fine wood products for family and friends. She loved gardening, especially working in her beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. Arlene will be sadly missed by all that had the opportunity to know her.
Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Walter L. Ireland of Dexter; 2 devoted daughters and their husbands, Peggy and Lee Kaufman of Corinna and Elaine and LeeRoy Levenseller of Florida; 4 special granddaughters, LeAnn Kaufman and Christine Moulton of Maine, Teresa Emery of Florida and Shannon Cousins of Maine; 8 very special great grandchildren, Ethan, Emmalee, R. Jared, Gretchen, Christopher, Ryan, Racheal and Meagan; 4 sisters, Lurene, Shirley, Audrey, and Emily all of Maine; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; 2 sisters; and 3 brothers.
Graveside services will be held 10 A.M. Tuesday, August 12th at the Corinna Village Cemetery with Rev. Terence McKinley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 51 US Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, Corinna. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com