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SANGERVILLE - Lila J. Cobb died October 11, 2014. She was born March 9, 1932 in Morrisville, PA, a daughter of Hiram H. and Ellen (Barker) Johnston of Lebanon, NH.

She was raised in Enfield Center and Lebanon, NH. She studied music at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, and taught music in NH and ME schools. She and her husband, Willis E. Cobb moved to ME in 1969 where she taught music in her home, played organ in several churches, raised her family and wrote music.

She leaves a daughter, Willa L. Cobb; a son, Dana E. Cobb; and a stepdaughter, Bonnie Lee Noziska; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Lila is also survived by her partner of many years, Wilson Nuite. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, and a brother, John Johnston.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 16th, at the First Universalist Church of Dexter, with the Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Donations in her memory may be made to the Maine Home for Little Wanderers, 93 Silver Street, Waterville, ME 04901. Those who wish may leave written condolences at
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