- Jeanne Towner Stiles, 89, died December 9, 2016 at her home in Brewer, ME. She spent her final days surrounded by family and friends.
She was born on July 13, 1927, in Melrose, Massachusetts to Walter and Lillian (Moore) Towner. She obtained her nursing degree at Mass. Memorial Hospital. She worked at the Boston Children's Hospital until she met and married her beloved husband and moved to Maine to raise her family.
Her interests included spending time with her family, socializing with friends, baking, and sewing. Most mornings you could find her chatting with friends over coffee at McDonalds. She will be fondly remembered for her caring spirit.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, James L. Stiles; her children and their spouses, Sue & Reno Ouellette of Brewer; and Wayne & Lisa Stiles of Texas; 3 grandchildren and their spouses, Kristi & Nate Santos of Amherst, Chris & Leslie Stiles of Illinois, Natalie & Jim Briggs of New York; 7 step-grandchildren; & 8 great grandchildren, Kylie, Katelyn, Trafton & Garrett Santos of Amherst, Addison & Hunter Briggs of New York, Jonah & Juliet Stiles of Illinois; a special nephew Paul Janson and his wife Mary; and daughter-in-law Julie Stiles of Bucksport.
She was predeceased by her parents Walter and Lillian Towner of Massachusetts, her sisters, Gwendolyn, Alice, Virginia & Phyllis, a brother Walter, and her granddaughter, Michelle Dunbar of Brewer.
At her request, there will be no visiting hours or services at this time. Instead, she would like you to go to lunch with a friend. Kiley Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.
In leiu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Hospice of Eastern Maine
885 Union St # 220, Bangor, ME 04401
Published on  December 13, 2016