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iola d pike
ARMINGTON -- Iola D. Pike, 90, died June 11, 2009, at Edgewood Rehabilitation & Living Center in Farmington where she had been a resident for the past year, following a long illness.
She was born in Lenexville, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 15, 1918, the daughter of Horace G. and E. Gertrude (Doonan) Davidson. Iola was educated in the schools of Canada and Mechanic Falls, ME.
She married Charles Courtney Pike July 11, 1937, in Yarmouth. He died May 28, 1994. Iola was a housewife most of her life and for many years she did promotional work for J.J. Nissen Baking Co. In Franklin County.
Iola enjoyed refinishing antiques, knitting, cooking, tole painting, hunting, fishing, decoupage and was an excellent seamstress.
She is survived by two sons, Dennis C. Pike and wife, Sheila of Farmington, Peter D. Pike and wife Priscilla of Temple; two sisters, Althia Blake of Pownal, and Karlene Dearburg of Yarmouth; 5 grandchildren, RaeAnn Hargreaves , Susan Hogan, Michael Pike, Angela Mahoney, Carol Ouellette; 7 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Karl and Keith.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 18, 2009 at Fairview Cemetery in Farmington. At Iola's request there will be no funeral or visitation hours.
Friends wishing may make donations in her memory to the charity of their choice.
Arrangements are by Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan.
POWNAL -- Long time Pownal resident, Althea Emma Blake, 96, passed away on Nov. 13, 2010, from living four plus years at the Hawthorne House in Freeport.
The daughter of Horace George Davidson and Gertrude Edith (Noonan) Davidson, Althea was born in Lennoxville of Quebec, Canada and attended schools there. She married Ernest Loyd Cavanagh in 1934 and had one son, Richard E. Cavanagh. Ernest predeceased her in 1944.
Althea, after marrying Earle Blake on July 15,1948, moved to Pownal. They had one son, Lester A. Blake and Earle had a son from a previous marriage, David Blake.
Althea actively participated as ballot clerk, fund raising for suppers, the formation of Pownal Elementary School, member of the Pownal Scenic & Historical Society, past president Fireman's Auxiliary, assisted on the Pownal Volunteer Fire Department, secretary of Pownal's Senior Citizens and past president of American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by three sons, David Blake and wife Rita of Little Rock, Ark., Richard Cavanagh and wife Charlotte of both Pownal and Naples, Fla.; daughter-in-law Diane Cavanagh predeceased her in 2000; and Lester Blake; close friend and partner Pam Starrett of Pownal; and daughter-in-law, Karen Sylvain. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren: Lynn (Blake) Harrison and husband Dennis of Little Rock, Ark.; Kelley (Cavanagh) Norton and husband Wayne; two great-granddaughters, Ashley and Meghan Norton, all of Gorham; Michael Cavanagh; one great-grandson, Alexander of McMurray, Pa.; Dawn (Cavanagh) Skvorak and husband Jimmy; three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Alexabelle and Zachery, all of Windham; Jessica (Blake) Brown and husband Dan; great-grandchildren, Allison and Jacob, all of Pownal; Tricia (Blake) Vachon and husband Mark; great-granddaughter, Morgan, all of Pownal; and Jared Blake of Pownal and fiancee Amy Will.
Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Wilson Funeral Home, Route 26, Gray. A funeral service will be held at Pownal Congregational Church on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made to:
The Pownal Fire Company
Care of former
Fire Chief, Lester Blake
153 Merrill Rd.
Pownal, Maine 04069
Groom's Name: Blake Earle A
Groom's Residence: Pownal, ME
Bride's Name: Davidson Althea E
Bride's Residence: Yarmouth, ME
Marriage Date: 15 Jul 1948
Name: ALTHEA EMMA Davidson
Event: Naissance (Birth)
DAUGHTER OF HORACE DAVIDSON OF THE VILLAGE OF LEN*VILLE & GERTIE DOONAN
Baptism Year: 1914 - 9TH JULY
Baptism Location: Lennoxville, Québec (Quebec)
Place of Worship or Institution: Methodist Church