- Jean May (Hartman) Dole, 84, wife for 62 years of Roger Dole, went to be with the Lord, June 28, 2017. She was born December 20, 1932, in Niagara Falls, NY, daughter of Laurence and Emma (Holstead) Hartman.
Jean was a strong woman, good Christian and a great mother and grandmother. She loved God and her faith was a solid foundation that was passed down to her to many of the family. Jean loved her family with all her heart and was one of the most generous and kind people in the world. She would help any of those in need. Jean influenced so many in her long life and countless came to love her for the great person she was. Jean was a family person and she loved all her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren with all her heart.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Edith Helen Bemis and a brother, Dan.
Surviving in addition to her husband, are three children, Sidney Dole and his wife, Cheryl of Hermon, Stephanie Bemis and her husband Nathan of Levant, and Carole-Jean Forsing and her husband, Bryan of VA; eight grandchildren, Nicholas and Rachael, Jeremy and Jonathan, Amanda, D.J., Heidi and Jessica; twenty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; a sister, June; nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where a memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2017.
Gifts in her memory may be sent to the March of Dimes, Attn. DRFR, 1275 Mamaroneck, Ave., White Plains, NY 10605.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  June 29, 2017