Grace's Story

NEWPORT AND PITTSFIELD - Grace (Anderson) Lindsay, 96, died October 22, 2014 at a Hartland healthcare facility. She was born April 18, 1918 in Crystal, a daughter of J. Walter and Doris (Weed) Anderson. She moved with her family to Newport at a young age, graduating from Newport High School, Class of 1936.

Grace and her husband Earl owned and operated the Yankee Restaurant in Newport for 22 years. It was a popular place to eat and visit with the "regulars" for all of those years. Grace was a member of the People's United Methodist Church, Past Noble Grand of the Rebekahs, Past Worthy Matron of Nokomis Chapter # 42, Order of the Eastern Star, past president and treasurer of the H. G. Libby National Women's Relief Corps, past president of Newport Senior Citizens and past president of the Barrows-Skidgel Post, American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by a son and wife, Maurice and Regina Lindsay of South Bristol and Lady Lake, FL; 2 daughters and their husbands, Erlene and husband, Dino Frost of Pittsfield, Sandra and husband, Dale McBurnie of Punta Gorda, FL; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Earl in 1988, Grace was predeceased by 2 brothers, Andy and Philip Anderson.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, October 27th, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main St., Newport, with the Rev. Ellen Bridge officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Newport. Memorial donations may be made to People's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 182, Newport, ME 04953. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
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