Frances's Story

CARIBOU - Frances A. Whitmore, 92 passed away May 1, 2015 at Caribou with her family by her side. She was born in Patten March 18, 1923 the daughter of the late Herbert and Nellie (Cochrane) Swazey.

Shortly after her birth the family moved to Tilley N.B. Canada, where Frances grew up. She moved to Caribou after marrying her husband Colby Whitmore.

Mrs. Whitmore is survived by one sister and brother in law, Donna and Rufus Pelkey of Aroostook, N.B, and one brother and sister in law Roy and Clara Swazey of Wilson, N.Y. Two stepdaughters; Geraldine Dubay of Delavan, N.Y., and Betty Holdsworth of Caribou. One daughter in law Deanna Whitmore of Bar Harbor. Several step grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Whitmore was predeceased by her husband Colby, two sisters, Alice Pelkey and Phyllis Abel, four brothers; Herbert, John, Glen and Allison Swazey.

Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home 24 Reservoir Street Caribou Wednesday May 6, 2015 from 12 noon until time of services which will be held at 1:00pm from the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Thomas Bentum, officiating. Interment will be in the Greenridge Cemetery.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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