Hildred's Story

HOLDEN - Hildred I. "Hilda" Thornton passed away on October 27, 2015 after a courageous battle with epilepsy, at EMMC in Bangor. She was born April 28, 1934 in Cary, ME , the daughter of the late Guy Marshall and Olga Sowers. Marshall.

Hilda is survived by her sons, Weldon Thornton of Colorado, Curtis Thornton of Colorado and New Mexico, Robert Horace Marshall and wife Sandra or Holden, her sister Marilyn Crowe of Ellsworth and her sister-in-law Betty Marshall of Ludlow. She was predeceased by her husband Gene Thornton, sister Donna Graham and her brother Charles Marshall.

Hilda loved the outdoors and enjoyed gardening. She loved birds and dogs. She had a little dog named Boyd, who had a profound influence on her life.

Hilda was a graduate of Houlton High School, Houlton. She was a Certified Nurses Aide, always there to help others.

Hilda will be missed by her dearest life long friend, Sandra Marshall. Hilda and Sandra shared a special bond that made them inseparable. Hilda's friendship she formed with Thomas, his niece Debra and her friend Robert will also be remembered with the fondest of memories, always. Hida has a great sense of humor, a magnetic smile and a wonderful laugh that would bring such joy.to everyone. She was loved by all to whom were lucky enough to have met her. She will be missed immensely.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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