|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 2011|
SPRINGVALE — Geneva L. Brackett, 90, of Springvale, died on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at the Greenwood Center in Sanford.
Geneva was born on March 21, 1921, to Jasper and Hazel (Meader) Guptill in Berwick, where she grew up, attended local schools, and graduated from North Berwick High School.
On Oct. 30, 1943, she married Switzer Brackett and together they raised five children.
During her working life, she was employed at Aletta Dress Shop in Sanford as well as a shoe shop in Springvale.
Geneva was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who devoted herself to taking care of her family. She was a very accepting woman and enjoyed socializing with her family and friends.
She possessed a strong work ethic which she passed on to her children. Geneva was an excellent seamstress and cook and enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.
She was also a talented musician who liked playing both the piano and the organ.
She will be remembered as a kind a loving woman who was devoted to her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Geneva was predeceased by her husband, Switzer Brackett; a brother, Stanley Guptill; two sisters, Olive Lindsey and Evelen Blair; and three grandchildren, Justin Gagnon, Joanne Brackett and Becky Brackett.
Surviving are five children, Reverend Dr. Linwood Welch and his wife, Arlene, of Rockland, Rodney Brackett and his wife, Dianne, of Sanford, Carol Bartlett and her husband, Paul, of Londonderry, N.H., Alvin Brackett and his wife, Susan, of Sanford, and Wade Brackett and his wife, Sharon, of Sanford; 15 grandchildren, Keith Welch, Craig Welch, Kimberly Grover, Ann Thayer, Amy McEwen, Jonathan Brackett, Emily Fortier, John Kieffer, Kathleen Grondine, Jeffrey Bartlett, Suzanne Bartlett, Megan Brackett, Marissa Berard, Michael Brackett and Deb Sousa; 16 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Donald Guptill and his wife, Ida, of Berwick, and Eleanor Hayes, of Tucson, Ariz.
Visitation and a funeral service were held on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home located at 580 Main Street in Springvale. Committal prayers followed at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel on Mount Vernon Road in Augusta. Interment took place at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Civic Center Drive in Augusta
Switzer Roderick Brackett (1919 - 1990)
Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Old
Plot: Sec 0 Row 7 Site 49
Created by: paul robie
Record added: Dec 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81407661
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