|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1908|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 2004|
Rose Alma Hannan, 96, was the oldest citizen in her residence of Liberty, Maine. She passed away Monday, March 8, 2004, at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. She was surrounded by several family members and will be missed by all.
Rose was born in Winslow, the daughter of Godfrey and Demerise Cowett, on February 23, 1908. She was educated in the Winslow, Maine school system.
She later joined the Sheepscot Lake Grange where she was a member for 30 years. She was also a member of the Juvenile Grange, the Degree Team and the Extension Association for 15 years. At the same time, she joined the Auxiliary of the Malcolm Glidden American Legion Post and was president for two years. A senior citizen club was later organized in Palermo and she joined, along with 14 of her friends. She was the first president of this club. Rose was a cook at Walker High School, Medomak Girls Camp, and Wellesley College in Massachusetts.
Rose married Guy Hannan on May 29, 1926, and they moved to Liberty. She liked to knit, crochet and do crossword puzzles. She also enjoyed playing cards and taking long walks. The Hannan family ran a large farm and sold strawberries, blueberries and vegetables, etc. She did a lot of canning and making butter when her family was growing up and knitted mittens for family members. Many family and friends have fond memories of being on the farm.
Her husband Guy Hannan passed away in 1982.
Partial obituary: Published in the Morning Sentinel (Waterville, ME) on March 10, 2004:
Guy M. Hannan (1891 - 1982)*
Gordon K Hannan (1931 - 2013)*
Note: Obituary contributor: Essex (47519815)
Created by: West207
Record added: Nov 23, 2010
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