Mildred's Story

HODGDON - Mildred Corey Benson, 98, went to be with her Lord on October 12, 2015. She was born April 20, 1917 in Houlton, the daughter of Wallie & Mae (Hogan) Corey.

Mildred lived in Hodgdon all her life where she and her husband, Claude, engaged in farming. She also worked at JC Penney's for 25 years and has been a member of the Hodgdon Baptist Church for over 60 years.

Mildred is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra & Bill Wadsworth of Wallingford, CT; 4 grandchildren: Kathy & Jim Kmietek of Middletown, CT, Kimberly & Rey Rirdiaz of Naples, FL, Beth & Bruce Crew of White Lake, MI and Bill & Amy Wadsworth, Jr. of West Hartford. CT; a sister, Phyllis Wright of Lilesville, NC and special friends: Marilyn & Virgil Farrar of Hodgdon. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Claude, of 68 years and 2 brothers: John Corey and Donald Corey.

A memorial service will be held 2 pm, Friday, October 23rd, at the Hodgdon Baptist Church with Reverend Mark Lunn officiating. A reception for family and friends will be held following the service. The Family wishes to thank the Staff & Nurses at Gardiner Health Care Facility and Dr. Abouleish for their outstanding care. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mildred's memory to Hodgdon Baptist Church or a charity of one's choice. For online condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com
Published in Bangor Daily News
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