Passed away peacefully at a local nursing facility in Bangor, ME on Dec. 14, 2016. She was born on Devil's Head on St. Albans Mountain, St. Albans ME. She started school in Cambridge, ME and attended Hartland Academy in Hartland ME.
Her first job was at Baxter Canning Factory in Hartland, ME. She then went to work at shoe shops in Pittsfield and Skowhegan. Her working career ended as an employee at Stillwater Healthcare in Bangor.
She enjoyed being around family and friends, sitting on her porch watching the birds and boats that sailed up and down the Penobscot river. She also enjoyed making crafts and baking.
She is predeceased by her husband Robert Arris, daughter Charlene Sherburne and son Arthur Sherburne. She is survived by sons Kim Sherburne and wife Cindy of Milford ME, Michael Sherburne of Lisbon Falls ME, and daughter Donna Avery and husband Maynard of Athens ME, brother John Braley of New Fairfield CT and numerous grand children and great grand children.
A committal service will be scheduled in the spring. A donation in her name can be made to the American Heart Association.
Published on  December 17, 2016