Ellen's Story

HARMONY - Ellen B. Magoon, 94, of Harmony, passed away at Cedar Ridge Center in Skowhegan on February 21, 2015. She was born on October 17, 1920, in St. Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Alfred and Annie (Diamond) Byram.

She was educated in the Canadian school system. She married Alfred Magoon on April 10, 1948, in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada. He passed away in 2007. Ellen is a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Harmony. Ellen loved spending time with her family and going to church.  She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting, playing scrabble, doing cross word puzzles, gardening and canning the vegetables from her garden.

She is survived by two sons, Paul Magoon of Harmony and Keith Magoon and his wife, Lou Ann, of Harmony; two sisters, Ethel Taylor of Palmyra and Ruth Watson of Weymouth, MA.; two grandchildren, Joshua Magoon and his wife, Kelli, of Harmony and Cassandra Magoon and her partner, Zach Currier, of Corinna; one great-granddaughter, Ryleigh Byrd of Corinna; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. at the Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, Maine. A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Harmony, 9 Water Street, Harmony, Maine, with the Rev. Henry Thibodaux officiating. Interment will be later in the spring at the Libby Cemetery in Harmony. Donations may be made in her memory to the First Baptist Church of Harmony, P.O. Box 5, Harmony ME 04942 or to the Cedar Ridge Center Recreational Fund, 23 Cedar Ridge Drive, Skowhegan, ME 04976.
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