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Adelaide L. Guernelli

October 7, 1931 - December 16, 2017
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Brunswick-Adelaide Lugo Guernelli age 86 of Willow Grove died December 16th at The Governor King Assisted Living Facility in Topsham. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico October 7th, 1931 daughter of and Emilio Lugo and Leonore Suarez-Lugo. She attended schools in San Juan and received a doctorate in Modern Languages.

On October 5, 1964 she married Giovanni Guernelli. She was predeceased by Giovanni on January 4, 2004.

Adelaide was a professor at several Universities in New York City for 35 years and was a published author, poet and lecturer.  She enjoyed reading, writing poetry and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of People’s Plus and Maine Pines where she enjoyed exercising and socializing.

Surviving is her only child, Gianelia(John) Guernelli and his wife Karen of Brunswick. Two brothers Edwin and Mickey of Florida. She also leaves behind 4 grandchildren; Hanna, Evan, Luke and Gia.

A service will be announced at a later date. Spring interment will be in Growstown Cemetery, Brunswick.

Arrangements are by Stetson’s Funeral Home 12 Federal St. Brunswick where memorial condolences may be expressed at