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Madeline Sawyer Jennings, Greenville, Maine

Madeline Sawyer Jennings, Greenville, Maine

Posted: 27 May 2001 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 4 Nov 2004 1:40AM GMT
Surnames: Jennings, Sawyer, Files, Pelletier,Trembley,Pelletier
Thursday, May 6, 1999 [Greenville, Piscataquis County, Maine]

JENNINGS, Madeline Sawyer
GREENVILLE - Madeline Sawyer Jennings, 96, loving wife of the late Edward F. Jennings, died May 3, 1999, at C.A. Dean Hospital. She was born Sept. 19, 1902, in Greenville, the daughter of Fred J. and Isabel (Files) Sawyer. She was a member of the Union Evangelical Church for more than 80 years and was their organist. She was the organist for the Rockwood Community Church and had taught piano lessons for many many years throughout the Moosehead Lake region. She was a charter member of the Eastern Star and was their organist for more than 60 years. She was a member of the Moosehead Lake Women's Club, the Professional Woman's Club, the Greenville Daughters of the American Revolution and was a member of the Ready Workers since 1920. She was known for making donuts for area stores for many years. She is survived by two daughters, Beverley G. Trembley of West Haven, Conn. and Greenville, Marilyn D. Pelletier of Meriden, Conn.; one sister, Dorothy Budden of Spotsylvania, Va.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, one brother, Kenneth Sawyer and one sister, Louisa Worster. Visiting hours will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at McCrory Funeral Home, Greenville. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 1999 at the Union Evangelical Church, Greenville. Burial will be in the family lot in Greenville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Union Evangelical Church, Greenville 04441. Arrangements entrusted to the care of McCrory Funeral Home, Greenville.

Source: Bangor Daily News, May 1999.

Re: Madeline Sawyer Jennings, Greenville, Maine

Posted: 15 May 2011 4:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
I could never go back to Greenville to visit family without going to Workman's store to buy MANY 1/2 dozen packages of Madeline's donuts! They were the BEST!

Re: Madeline Sawyer Jennings, Greenville, Maine

Posted: 11 Apr 2012 5:08AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jennings, Sawyer
During Madeline's memorial we passed out copies of her donuts recipes and had many stores about them. -- From the wonderful smell in her home to how excited we were when she mailed some to both her daughters' families in Connecticut. She made chocolate, vanilla, & mollasses. Yes, they were great!

Thanks for taken the time to say you remember,

Deb T.
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