HERMON - Gayle Anne Whitmore, 63, passed away October 17, 2015 at her home in Hermon. She was born in Nashua, NH, the daughter of Charles and Alice (Ladue) Smith.
Gayle was a loving mother and was very proud of her two daughters. She had a passion for swimming, dancing and caring for her maple trees. Gayle also held a large place in her heart for our military men and women and especially our veterans.
Gayle is survived by her fiancé and partner of 20 years, Robert Lyshon; her mother, Alice Smith; her brother, Gregory Smith; two daughters, including Rachel Maiga and her husband, Moussa; and five grandchildren, including Djouldeanne, Charlotte and Cheick. She was predeceased by her father.
Services will be private for the family. Those who wish to remember Gayle in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Maine Veteran's Home, 44 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401; Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. P.O. Box 9, Taunton, MA 02718; or K-9s for Warriors, 114 Camp K9 Road, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.