|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 10, 2006|
WARREN – Eleanor F. Ames, 87, died Sunday, December 10, 2006 after a long illness. Born in Rockland, August 26, 1919, she was a daughter of Frank R. and Evelyn Knight Harper. She was educated in local schools and was a 1937 graduate of Rockland High School. On October 6, 1940, she married Maynard A. Ames at First Baptist Church in Rockland.
Following World War II, the couple made their home in Warren. Mrs. Ames worked at F.W. Woolworth's in Rockland and W.T. Grant in Rockland and later in Bedford, Massachusetts.
While living in Warren, she was an active member of Warren Baptist Church where she served as Church Clerk and as a Sunday School Teacher. She also assisted her husband in the operation of his business, Knox Refrigeration in Thomaston. In 1967 she moved with her husband to Bedford, Massachusetts. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bedford. In 1980 she moved with her husband to Alfred, where she resided until moving to her brothers home in Warren.
Mrs. Ames was pre-deceased by her son David A. Ames in 1990, her husband in 1991, a sister Ruth Dresser in 1997 and a brother Richard O. Harper in 2006. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Brenda T. Ames of Billerica, MA; two brothers Clifford E. Harper and his wife Marilyn of Warren, Keith L. Harper and his wife Gayle of Burketville; as well as aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Interment will be in McPhail Cemetery, Owls Head. (Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins on-line)
Maynard A. Ames (1918 - 1991)*
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Jan 01, 2011
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