Nellie Bernice Curtis

March 07, 1931
- September 09, 2012

HOULTON AND OAKFIELD - ULTON and OAKFIELD - Nellie Bernice Curtis, 81, passed away peacefully Sept. 9, 2012, with her family and very dear friend and caregiver, Marcie Corsey, by her side at Harmony House. She was born March 7, 1931, in Brownville, daughter of Charles Sr. and Almoza (Larson) Curtis.

Nellie is survived by her daughter, Barbara Tarr and husband, Warren, of East Lyme, Conn.; two granddaughters, Tammy Caruthers and husband, Bill, of Powell, Tenn., and Tina Stubbs and husband, Jay, of East Lyme, Conn.; two great-grandsons, Collin and Aiden Caruthers of Powell, Tenn.; two brothers, Donald Curtis and wife, Ann, of East Holden, and Charles Curtis Jr. of Patten; four sisters, Mabel Williams-Winship of Patten, Gladys Corneil of Oakfield, Marlene Grant and Rowena Dubois, both of Island Falls; several nieces and nephews; special caregivers and friends, Barney and Marcie Corsey and family; special friends, "Old Don" Colburn and Elaine Paul. She was predeceased by her parents; daughter, Marilyn; brothers, Douglas and Oscar; and sisters, Arlene and Mary Eldredge. Special thanks to the staff at Harmony House for Nellie's good care and to all at Green Valley for their loving support throughout the past years. All were special to Nellie.

A celebration of Nellie's life will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Dunn Funeral Home. Graveside service will be announced at a later date. Gifts may be made in Nellie's memory to Harmony House Activity Fund, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guest book at
Published in BDN Maine on September 12, 2012

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