PALMYRA AND NEWPORT - Jessie Brann-Hering, 96, died October 17, 2015 at a Bangor hospital. She was born September 14, 1919, a daughter of Raymond and Lilla (Myrick) Porter.
She graduated from Patten High School. She was the oldest living person in Palmyra and was the holder of the Boston Post Cane.
She is survived by a son Ronald Sweet, Sr. of Newport, Randy and wife Robin Sweet of Grindstone; a daughter, Constance Arsenault and husband Wayne of Clinton, CT; a sister, Beatrice and husband James Fraser of Millinocket; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Jessie was predeceased by her husbands Joe Brann and Frank Hering; and her great grandsons, Logan and Joseph Sweet.
A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. Thursday, October 22nd, at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 1213 Dexter Road, Dover-Foxcroft. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com