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OLD TOWN - Nola M. Wilson, 87, died peacefully October 6, 2014 at a Bangor hospital. She was born May 27, 1927 in Oakfield, a daughter of Roy G. and Caroline M. (Batchelder) Brisley.

Nola was a resident of Shin Pond for many years before moving to Old Town in 1966. She was employed as a receptionist at Hart Hall at the University of Maine and also worked along side her husband Elmer with his sea plane business. She was an active member of the Old Town United Methodist Church, Old Town Senior Citizens, and the Old Town Red Hat Society. She enjoyed social activities, and traveled to various destinations especially enjoying trips to Labrador with Elmer, and enjoyed the Cyr Bus Tours. She will be remembered for her warm, caring, and compassionate personality and her great cooking ability.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Vaillancourt and her husband, Ronald of Orrington; a granddaughter, Jodie Vaillancourt and her fiancé, Dana Lovell of Orono; several nieces and nephews, many close and dear friends, and the Cedar Street Gang, Winston and Nancy Lee Mahan, Milton and Jean Tinkham, and Dave and Adelle Ames. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer on July 14, 1995; 2 brothers, Earl and Leo Brisley, and a sister, Juanita Lilley.

A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday at Lawndale Cemetery, Stillwater Ave., Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Published on  October 8, 2014
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