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Mary Estella Thurlow Richardson
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1909
South Paris
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2012
Westbrook
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Estella T. Richardson, 103, of Westbrook died at her home on Thursday, November 1. She was born in South Paris on June 22, 1909 the daughter of Hiram E. and Lula Perry Thurlow. She graduated from Paris High School in 1927 and married George "Oscar" Richardson on September 1, 1929. She had been a homemaker throughout her life. She moved to Westbrook with her family in 1941, where she worked at S. D. Warren for a short time and for the Zayre's Corp. for 15 years before retiring in 1974. She was a member and Past Noble Grand of Mt. Pleasant Rebekah Lodge in South Paris and a member of the Westbrook Universalist Church since 1950, where she belonged to the Townsend Club and the AUW. She was a former member of the Paris Grange and the South Paris Mother's Club. She enjoyed reading, crosswords, flower gardens, knitting and sewing as well as making crafts for craft fairs. She is survived by three grandsons, Darrell Richardson and his wife Cathy, Burton Richardson and his wife Jan and Raymond Richardson; two granddaughters, Lorna Joy and her husband Gary and Judith Martineau; a daughter-in-law, Yvonne Richardson who was the 2nd wife of her son Wayne; 9 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; 1 great great great grandchild; a niece Zillah Morse and her husband Dan; and several great nieces and great nephews. She was predeceased by her husband in 1969; a son Wayne in 2000; and a great granddaughter, Mary. Estella's family wishes to thank her comfort keepers and Hospice of Southern Maine.

(Obtained from Chandler Funeral Home) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hiram Ernest Thurlow (1876 - 1965)
  Lula Eleanor Perry Thurlow (1875 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  George Oscar Richardson (1901 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Wayne Oscar Richardson (1934 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ernest Charles Thurlow (1899 - 1980)*
  Ruth Eleanor Thurlow Barnett (1900 - 2001)*
  Hiram Ray Thurlow (1902 - 1911)*
  Mary Estella Thurlow Richardson (1909 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Annex Cemetery
South Paris
Oxford County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Connie Lagasse Russell
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100135269
Mary Estella <i>Thurlow</i> Richardson
Added by: Robert Munson
 
Mary Estella <i>Thurlow</i> Richardson
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- Robert Munson
 Added: Nov. 8, 2012

- Connie Lagasse Russell
 Added: Nov. 4, 2012
 
 
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