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Edythe G. DeVoe

Obituary
December 16, 1932 - December 12, 2019
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Portland ~ Edythe G. DeVoe, age 86, of Freeport passed away Thursday, December 12 at her daughter’s home in Portland surrounded by her family.

 

Edythe was born in Montville on Dec. 16, 1932, the daughter of Harold E. and Doris G. (Brown) Mehuren.  She attended Walker High School in Liberty and was a star basketball player all 4 years. 

 

She loved camping, bluegrass festivals, knitting baby hats for the newborns at Mid Coast Hospital, jigsaw puzzles, word finds, and a member of the Freeport Elders Association.

 

Edythe picked potatoes and raked blueberries along with her young sons in the 1960’s, she worked at Penobscot Frozen Foods in Belfast in the 1970’s, she retired as the head housekeeper at the Freeport Nursing Home in 1994 and later ran a home daycare for many different children who lovingly called her "Nana”.

 

She is survived by her husband, Wayne A. DeVoe of Freeport, son & daughter-in-law Ronnie & Lori Weymouth of Stockton Springs, son & daughter-in-law Jerry & Linda Weymouth of Belmont, daughter Connie Jo Mills of Portland, 6 grandchildren Ronnie, Ryan, Jessica, Hilary, Amanda, Brianna, 6 great grandchildren Jacob, Caleb, Katy, Zoey, Cody and new baby Miller, 3 loving stepchildren as well as siblings Carrie Cross, Earl and Howard Mehuren, several nieces & nephews, and very special canine friends Skippy & Annabelle.

 

In addition to her parents, Edythe was pre-deceased by sisters Hazel Lucas and (twin sister) Esther Behnke, as well as brothers Donald and John Mehuren and half-brother Clyde Brown.

 

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2020 for friends & family from 12 pm – 3 pm at the Waldo County Shrine Club, 85 Northport Avenue, Belfast followed by graveside services for immediate family at the Family Homestead Cemetery in Montville.  Memorial donations in Edythe’s name may be made to the Freeport Elders Association, 53 Depot Street, Freeport, ME  04032.

 

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