Helen's Story

MILFORD - Helen M. (Weymouth) Vandercliff Barker, 93, died peacefully March 5, 2015, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 23, 1921, in Milford, a daughter of Edgar and Elva (Cookson) Weymouth.

Helen was employed at Stodder Commons, University of Maine, for many years. She was an active member of the Passadumkeag Grange, Penobscot Pomona and the Old Town Brewer Grange, and was a member of the Old Town Senior Citizens. She was always cooking for a Grange function or doing needle work, crocheting and making quilts. Helen enjoyed retirement and enjoyed traveling on many tour bus trips, playing cards and dominos. She was a friend to many and loved by all who knew her.

She is survived by her son, Francis Weymouth and his wife, Patricia, of Milford; two grandchildren, Chuck Yanush and his wife, Jeanette, of Greenfield and Lorinda Carroll and her husband, Greg, of Greenbush; great-grandchildren, Tiffany and CJ Yanush and Kylea Carroll; a special great-niece, Carol Ann Thompson; stepsons, Cecil Barker and his wife, Jan, and Virgil Barker and his wife, Patty; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Peter Vandercliff; second husband, William Barker; five brothers and three sisters.

A special thank you to the staff and residents of Winterberry Heights for their kind and caring nature, and the doctors and nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center that made her last few days comfortable for both her and the family.

A graveside service will be conducted in the spring at Greenfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in support of a local Grange Hall.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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