Verna's Story

SANGERVILLE - SANGERVILLE- Verna Moulton Clukey, 91, our "Bee Wee," "Nana Cookie," "Grammie" and "Nana C," passed away at Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft on July 22, 2015. She will be joining her late husband, Edward Paul Clukey. She was born a small 1 ½ pounds on August 17, 1923, in Sangerville at her grandmother, Adra Richards' house. She was the daughter of Chester and Susie Alta (Richards) Moulton. ?Verna attended Sangerville schools. She married Edward on October 4, 1946. After high school she was employed by the Sangerville Woolen Company. She worked at the Abby Fowler School in Sangerville and then at Hardwood Products in Guilford until her retirement. She enjoyed the many family members and friends at her camp on Piper Pond in Abbot. Jane's famous chocolate chip cookies were always Verna's favorite treat! During the winter months, Verna befriended some wild turkeys. Molly, her beloved cat, stood in front of the window, alerting Verna with her special meow, announcing that the turkeys were there and ready to be fed. ?She is survived by a son, Michael E. Clukey of Guilford; a daughter, Catherine Frankowski and her husband, Oliver, of Dexter; three grandchildren, Aric Frankowski and his wife, Amanda, of Punta Gorda, FL, Kristen Clukey of Brunswick and Karen Smith and her husband, Tim, of Dover-Foxcroft; a great-granddaughter, Jessica Frankowski; and a great-grandson, Logan Frankowski, both of Punta Gorda, FL; a great-grandson, Anthony Smith; and great-granddaughters, Allie and Julia Smith of Dover-Foxcroft; a niece, Mary Jane Bullard and her husband, Phil, of Hancock and Brooksville, FL; a niece, Suzanne Fortier and her husband, Kent, of Sangerville; and a nephew, Robert Zimmerman and his wife, Linda, of Abbot; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Moulton of Sangerville; great-nieces, Carol Wharff and her husband, Jeff, of Sangerville and Cindy Troy, and her husband, Martin, of Waterville; and a great-nephew, Chester (Skip) Moulton of Eddington. She was predeceased by a brother, Clarence "Karky" Moulton; a sister, Virginia "Mum" Moulton Zimmerman; and a nephew, Ronald Zimmerman. A special thanks to Carole Wharff for helping in the final years.?Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dexter, with Deacon David Denbow officiating. Those who wish, may make a donation in her memory to the Bangor Humane Society, 693B Mt. Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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