EXETER - Patricia Phoebe (Michaud) Crocker, 87, wife of the late Charles V. Crocker, died October 25, 2015 at her home in Exeter surrounded by her children and family members.
She was born October 1, 1928 in Winn, a daughter of John J. and Georgia H. (Perry) Michaud.
She was better known as Phoebe and will be missed by many.
Phoebe was a faithful servant and follower of Jesus Christ to her last breath. She attended St. Anne's Parish in Dexter. She accepted her role as a mother to be the most important blessing and responsibility of her life. She was thankful and proud to be a mother of five children. Phoebe provided for her family by working for many years in Connecticut, at McKesson's Laboratory.
She is survived by four of her children, Sheila Downing of St. Albans; Joanne & her husband Laurence Smith of Milford CT; Arden & Michele (Kapareiko) Crocker of West Haven, CT; Ella & her husband Glen Weeks of Exeter; a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Crocker of Waterville; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces. She held a special place in her heart for Dorothy Crocker of Wrentham, MA and Arlene Weeks of Exeter, and for many others.
She was predeceased by her husband Charlie, her oldest son Albert (Sonny) Crocker and Phoebe's seven siblings: Kathleen, John, Rosa, Josephine, Albert, Mary and Charlie.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11 AM, Thursday, October 29th at St. Anne's Church, 64 Free Street, Dexter. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the parish center after the services.
Donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Topsham, ME 04086. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com