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Frances V. Bailey

Date of Death: August 8, 2016

Date of Birth: July 5, 1928


Frances V. Bailey of Lewiston died Monday, August 8th at Marshwood Center surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Lewiston on July 5, 1928 the daughter of Frank Terrio and Charlotte (Arseneault) Terrio. She attended Lewiston schools and graduated from Lewiston High School.

On June 12, 1948 she married the love of her life Ralph H. Bailey Jr. and together they built their home, and raised their 3 three children on the Chadbourne Rd. in Lewiston. They enjoyed 65 years of marriage before Ralph's passing in 2013.

She worked at the Lewiston Sun Journal after high school, JC Penney, Farnsworth Mill in Lisbon Center, and Bates College before her retirement, then she worked part time for her daughter-in-law at the Settlement for a number of years.

Frances loved camping in Rangely, fishing, traveling with Ralph around the U.S. and Canada, playing bingo, knitting and doing jigsaw puzzles. She was atalented seamstress, sewing matching outfits for Trudy and her friend Dixie when they were little girls. Most of all she loved spending time with her family, her grandkids were very special to her as were the great grandchildren, she loved having every one over for Christmas Dinner.

She will be greatly missed by 2 sons, Michael and wife Claire Bailey of Poland, William and wife Janice Bailey of Sabattus, her daughter Trudy and husband Ron Pinard of Sabattus, 6 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband Ralph H. Bailey Jr. her sisters, Clara Hapworth, Margaret Jordan, and Charlotte Roberts, and her brother Clyde Terrio.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10am on Thursday August 18th, 2016 at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, 131 High St. Sabattus, Maine. Following Mass, burial will take place at the Maine Veteran’s Cemetery in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frances’ memory to Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter383 US Route One, Suite Scarborough, ME 04074

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