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Hope graduated from Bangor High School and then attended the University of Maine and Washington School for Secretaries in Washington D.C. After graduating, she worked for the Committee of Economic Development in Washington. After the war she returned to Bangor and worked as a service representative for New England Tel and Tel until her marriage to Donald H. Hathorn Jr. in 1949.
Hope was actively involved in various civic organizations doing volunteer work. She was a member of the Junior League, Athene Club, Shakespeare Club and a member and past president of PEO Chapter B.
Hope was predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 years Donald "Bud"; brothers, Robert Redman and Edward H. Redman; and sister, Gloria Smiley.
She is survived by her son, Donald III and his wife, Barbara, of Carrabassett Valley, ME; her daughter, Constance Travers and her husband, Donald, of Tucson, AZ; her brother, Richard Redman and his wife, Anita, of FL.; four grandchildren, Matthew Travers and his wife, Leah, of San Diego, CA, Kimberly Dotson and her husband, Aaron, of Anchorage, AK, Donald Hathorn IV and his wife, Linda, of South Windsor, CT, Heather Driscoll and her husband, Sean, of Pennington, NJ; five great-grandchildren, Wilder and Linnaea Dotson, Braelyn and Beckett Driscoll, and Freya Hathorn.
At Hope's request a private interment will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery, in the spring.
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