Elva M. Wellington

14 years ago

Wellington, Elva M., 95, December 1, 2009.  Arrangements by Dunn Funeral Home, Houlton.  Interment was held in the New Limerick Cemetery.
    New Limerick – Elva M. Wellington, 95, passed away peacefully December 1, 2009 with her family by her side. She was born April 24, 1914 at Island Falls, the oldest of fifteen children of Heber and Ella (Atkinson) Grant.
    Elva was a life long member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Episcopal, the St. Martha’s Guild and the Sunshine Club of New Limerick.
    She was predeceased by her husband of 41 years, Robert "Bob" Wellington and is survived by their three children, Nina Weber and her husband Ronnie of Parrish, FL, Noreen Graham of Glenburn, Linwood Wellington and his wife Julia of New Limerick; eleven grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Villa White, Edith Doody and her husband Reuben all of Houlton, Maxine Anderson, George Grant and his wife Marjorie, Cecil Grant and his wife Marie, Gladys Williams, Helen Williams and her husband Leslie, and Geraldine McHatten, all of New Brunswick, Canada; a special niece, Marion Russell and her husband Bob; a dear friend, Norma Nightingale, all of New Limerick; several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by a son-in-law, Douglas Graham; grandson, Douglas Wellington; great- granddaughter, Megan Wellington; brothers, Wilbur, Robert and Eldon Grant; sisters, Frances Farrell, Josephine Lutwick and Phyllis Dixon.
    Friends called Friday 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dunn Funeral Home. Funeral services were held 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Episcopal with Revs. Jessie Drysdale and Lesin Nesin officiating. Interment was in the New Limerick Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Elva’s memory to the Church of the Good Shepherd, c/o Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park Street, Houlton, 04730.