HANCOCK - Florence Belliveau was born on March 21, 1915, in Steuben, Maine, to Earl and Marcia (Hodgkins) Robinson. She graduated from Steuben High School and the Chicago School of Nursing and worked for many years in the Portland area and the Davenport Memorial Home in Malden, Massachusetts. On April 14, 2014, Florence was presented the Boston Post Cane as the oldest living resident of Hancock, Maine.
She is survived by her daughters, Marcia and Kendall Stratton of Hancock, Maine, and Ruth and Richard Butters of Ellsworth, Maine; 14 grandchildren, Scott, Eric, Gwen, Roberta, Roy, Patricia, Dan, Teri, Lollie, David, Lorie, Kenny III, Jean, and Harlow; 24 great grandchildren; and 14 much loved great-great grandchildren.
Florence had great pride in her professional nursing status. Newborns were her passion. Babies and children received much tender loving care and knew where to get it. Shopping crafting (knitting and crocheting) were all daily activities. Your work is over, memories remain, "It will be all right." Sleep tight - Mama, Grandma, Auntie, Great Grandma, Grammie Flo, Great-Great Grammie.
She was predeceased by her husband, Nelson Belliveau; six brothers; three sisters; one son, Robert; three grandsons, Marc, Joey, and Eddie; and one granddaughter, Kimberly.
Visiting hours will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at the Ellsworth Chapel of Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes. A funeral service will begin, at the same location, at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2015, with Pastor Keith Bowie officiating. Committal will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Hancock. Arrangements by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes, Ellsworth.