Pauline Hoxie Grindle

August 09, 1917
- September 02, 2004

MILO - Pauline Hoxie Grindle, 87, wife of the late Dana R. Grindle, died Sept. 2, 2004 , at Bangor , following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 9, 1917 , in Orneville, the daughter of the late Charles and Gladys (Bishop) Hoxie. Pauline attended Milo High School and was a member and past deaconess of the Milo United Baptist Church . She had served as town clerk and as tax collector for Orneville, had delivered the mail to Lakeview for 18 years, and had worked at the Milo Farmers Union for many years. She belonged to the Orion Rebekah Lodge No. 16, the Orion Club, the Ayuda Club, the D.A.R., and the Milo Garden Club. She was a 50-year member of the Grange. Pauline also served as a volunteer for Milo Community Hospital . In her later years, she worked at Smith's Grocery & Lunch. She is survived by her four children and their families, Laurel and her husband, Dale Libby, of Easley , S.C. , Lois and her husband, Fred Trask of Milo , Paul and his wife, Ruby Grindle, of Brownville, and Shirley and her husband, Roger George, of Bangor . She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Mark Libby, Melissa Libby Whitfield, Brian Trask, Matthew Grindle, Michael Grindle, Andrew George and Adam George. Pauline was blessed with seven great-grandchildren, Christopher, Julia, and Jonathan Libby, Tyler Trask, and Katie, Sarah and Sydney Whitfield. She is also survived by a sister, Phyllis Edgerly, and several nieces and nephews. She will be remembered by special friends, Ruth Yougblood and Juanita Smith. Pauline was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Dana Grindle; her sisters and brothers, Doris Willinski, Beatrice Lyford, Leona Mitchell, Ted Hoxie, Keith Hoxie, Verna Mulherin, and Marguerite Hoxie. A celebration of Pauline's life will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at the United Baptist Church in Milo, with the Rev. Ernest Madden officiating. Friends are invited to join the family for sharing and refreshments following the service. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Three Rivers Ambulance Service, PO Box 432 , Milo . ME 04463. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home.

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