Florice's Story

PITTSFIELD - Florice M. Hubbard, 95, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Sunday, December 28, 2014, at Maine Veterans Home, Bangor.

She was born in Pittsfield, Maine, on Dec. 23, 1919, the daughter of Oliver C. and Florice (Dunton) Baker and lived most of her life in Pittsfield. She graduated from Maine Central Institute in 1938 and Westbrook Junior College in 1940. Following her graduation, she was employed at the First National Bank in Pittsfield. In 1943 she married her longtime sweetheart, Robert N. Hubbard and settled into being a wife, homemaker and mom.

Florice truly enjoyed her family and her home. She adored being a grandmother. She did several kinds of needlework and was especially proficient at sewing and knitting. She loved reading, playing board games, watching the birds at her feeders, and spending time with her twin sister, Phyllis. They were both members of the Pittsfield Arts Club and in their younger years were known as the Singing Baker Twins, performing locally and on the radio.

Florice was predeceased by her husband, Robert N. Hubbard in 1985; her twin, Phyllis Wright in 2007; her sister, Dorothy Seames; her brother, Charles W. Baker; and her half-sister, Ethel Thompson.

Florice is survived by her daughter, Linda Dunning Cummings and her fiancé, William Peterson, both of Bangor; two grandchildren and their families, Robert Dunning and his wife, Lisa, of Orrington and Duska Robinson and her husband, Michael, of Bangor; her great-grandchildren; Ashley Lynne Perry and husband, Brian, Cory Robert Dunning and wife, Samantha, Ryan Robert Robinson, Freeman Albert Robinson and John Richard Robinson; one great-great grandson, Tucker Perry; and several nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, funeral services will be private. Interment will be at the Pittsfield Village Cemetery in the spring.

To leave a message of kindness for the family, please visit www.shoreynichols.com.

Care has been provided by Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, 191 Hartland Ave., Pittsfield.
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