EDMUNDS TOWNSHIP - June Kilby Hallowell, a lifetime resident of Washington County, passed away at the age of 86 on Sunday, October 18, 2015, in Machias surrounded by her family.
June was born June 7, 1929, in Dennysville to Keith and Elinor (Lamond) Kilby. She was raised in the local area and graduated from Dennysville High School and later earned her Master's degree in education from the University of Maine. June retired from the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services. Being a well-known local artist, in her free time June enjoyed being an officer and member of the Eastport Gallery. She was also a past employee of West Quoddy Gifts in Lubec, a former Emergency Medical Technician with the Dennysville Ambulance, and had been on the Washington County Eastern Task Force on Aging. June was a member of the Maine State Employees Association of Retirees.
June is survived by her sons, Keith and Karen Hallowell and Merrill and Crystal Hallowell all of Edmunds Township; daughters, Mary Peabody of Jonesport, Elinor Young of Dover, New Hampshire, and Heather Pratt and companion Bob Kassa of Hudson; brother-in-law, Herbert Hallowell of Baileyville, and brother-in-law Tom Schaeffer of California; 9 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Hallowell, and sister, Katherine Schaeffer.
A graveside committal is scheduled for 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 31, 2015, at the Dennysville Cemetery, Dennysville. A gathering will follow at the Dennysville Snowmobile Club on Milwaukee Road. Remembrances may be donations to the Dennysville Ambulance or the animal welfare society of your choice. Arrangements by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes, Machias.