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Carol Lynne Gilbert

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Eddington - Carol Lynne (Larlee) Gilbert, 70, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2016, at Sky Ranch, Eddington. She was born December 1, 1945, in Bangor, the daughter of Dr. Clifford and Frances Larlee.
Carol graduated from Bangor High School, class of 1963, and attended the University of Maine, Orono. Throughout her life Carol was an accomplished artist. Her watercolors are enjoyed by many friends and relatives across the country. She was a strong swimmer for many years and was a member of the Bangor High Swim Team and the Synchronized Group, The Flamingos. Carol had a great love of music, reading and providing a home for rescue dogs. Her favorite pastimes were gardening, playing cribbage and cooking. Carol's best times and memories were from her summer days at the family camp at Lucerne-in-Maine.
She is survived by a brother, Chip Larlee and companion, Sue Conant, of Auburn; sister, Sandy Larlee; nephew, Todd Larlee and his wife, Heather, all of Cape Elizabeth; nephew, Nathan Larlee and his wife, Mary, and children, Avaline, Oak and Iris, of Northport; and her longtime friend, Marie McMillan of Hampden. In addition to her parents, Carol was predeceased by her husband, Charles E. Gilbert II.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Brewer Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 55 South Main Street, Brewer. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments in the Family Reception Rooms of Brookings-Smith, Brewer immediately following the service Friday. Those who wish to remember Carol in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  November 29, 2016
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