|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1917|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 1998|
Name: Mary F. Latimer
State of Issue: New Hampshire
Date of Birth: Wednesday December 26, 1917
Date of Death: Monday February 09, 1998
Est. Age at Death: 80 years, 1 months, 14 days
Falmouth Enterprise, Tuesday, February 10, 1998, page 2
Mary Frances Latimer of North Falmouth, a descendant of one of Falmouth's oldest families, died Monday at Falmouth Hospital after a brief illness. She was 80.
Born in Boston, Miss Latimer was the daughter of the late Elbert S. and Aline (Nye) Latimer. Her descendants on her mother's side, the Nye family, were among the early settlers of North Falmouth, arriving in the 1650s.
She grew up in Providence and was graduated from Classical High School in Providence. She was a 1940 graduate of Wellesley College and received her master's degree in education from Teachers' College of Columbia University in New York City.
Miss Latimer worked as a social studies teacher at Rye High School in Rye, New York, for more than 40 years, retiring in 1979.
She was a lifelong summer resident of North Falmouth and she moved here permanently after her retirement. From 1989 to 1996, she spent her winter in Naples, Florida.
After her retirement, she traveled extensively, making several trips around the world. She was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, Falmouth Service Center and Friendly Visitors, all in Falmouth. She worked with the Historical Committee of the North Falmouth Village Association placing name plaques on old North Falmouth residences.
For many years, Miss Latimer served as secretary of the North Falmouth Cemetery Association. She was a member of the Nye family of America Association in Sandwich
She leaves a close friend, Joyce V. Hiller of North Falmouth and Naples, Florida. She also was the sister of Helen Nye Latimer, who died in 1991.
A memorial service will be held in June.
Memorial donations may be made to the Falmouth Service Center, P.O. Box 208, Falmouth, 02541 or to the charity of one's choice.
Elbert Squire Latimer (1883 - 1971)
Sophronia Aline Nye Latimer (1879 - 1960)
Helen Nye Latimer (1912 - 1991)*
Mary Frances Latimer (1917 - 1998)
North Falmouth Burying Ground
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