Cornelia's Story

ISLAND FALLS - Cornelia "Lee" Brewer died Oct. 9th just 10 days short of her 100th birthday. She was born Oct 19,1914 to Sidney V and Nellie B Osborn in Branford Ct.

Lee graduated with a BA in Education from Columbia U in New York. She taught school for many years in Branford, mostly kindergarten. In 1942 she married Harold H Brewer. They had two children Margaret and David.

After Harold died in 2003 she moved to Island Falls to be closer to family. She was an active member of the Katahdin Club and the United Baptist Church in Island Falls.

Lee was pre-deceased by her parents, her brother S. Robert Osborn, and her husband Harold.

She is survived by daughter Margaret Brewer and her partner Paula Teske of Venice Ca., her son David Brewer and his wife Linda of Island Falls, grandsons David of Gorham, Stephen and his wife Melissa, Scot and his wife Jennifer, great Grandchildren Parker, Madison, Hunter,

Ethan and Conner all of Island Falls. She is also survived by her very special nieces Marilyn, Gail, Karen and Wendy of Connecticut.

The family would like to thank the staff of Mountain Heights HCF in Patten for their compassionate care and friendships during her two plus years there.

A memorial service will be held Sunday Oct 19th at the United Baptist Church in Island Falls at 2:00pm.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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