|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1912|
|Death: ||Feb. 3, 2008|
Today we lost our precious Mother and Nanny and devoted friend. A beautiful rose bloomed in Gods Garden in Heaven to join our other loved ones. Your love and special I love you will be in our hearts forever.
Sorrento and Jonesport- Velma Leah Kilton, 95, wife of the late Charles A. Kilton, went to be with the Lord Feb. 3, 2008 at an Ellsworth Hospital. She was born March 24, 1912 in Bar Harbor the daughter of Leeman and Bertha (Davis) Smith.
Her younger years were spent in Milo. Velma moved to Jonesport and married her beloved husband of 33 years. They opened their own grocery store in Jonesport where Velma had her own bakery. After her husband death, she worked as a cashier at the Jonesport IGA. She enjoyed life to its fullest. Velma truly enjoyed her nights playing Beano, fishing, playing Bunco, knitting, cooking, dressing up on Halloween, dressing as Santa, and being a bunny on Easter. Velma was a member of the RLDS Church, known now as the Community of Christ Church in Jonesport. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and especially loved being a devoted mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her son Charles "Bud" Kilton and his wife Marita , a daughter Patricia "TeeTee" Alley and her husband Roland all of Sorrento, a daughter-in-law Eleanor Kilton of Jonesport, four grandchildren; Irma Pelletier and friend Leo Chandler Jr., Charlene Buteau, Peggy Smith and her husband Ralph, Rose Denny and her husband Stevie, eight great grandchildren; Michelle Thayer and her husband Brian, James Robinson and his wife Andrea, Robert Robinson IV and his wife Jackie, Brandi Walston and her husband Justin , Marita Taylor and her husband Andrew, Charles Buteau, Tracy Smith, Kimberley Davis and her husband Peter, 15 great great grandchildren; Ashley, Tyler, Mathew, Lauren, Nikolas, Sydney, Robie, Chance, Emerson, Pierce, Kase, Aiden, Amber, Cody, Kyle, two sisters-in-laws Dorothy Morency and her husband Paul of Norway, Lillian Margaretta of Cutler, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and her special kitty "Beauty". In addition to her parents and her husband she was predeceased by one son Donald A. Kilton, a grandson Phil Buteau, three brothers; Orrin, Ernest, and Leeman Smith Jr., one sister Inez Storti.
The family would like to thank the many special caregivers for their wonderful care at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Eleanor Widener Memorial Clinic, Eldercare of Maine, Hancock County Healthcare, Community Health and Counseling, Acadia Healthcare, Home Care for Maine, Hospice Volunteers, the group at County Ambulance.
A funeral service will be celebrated 1pm Thursday Feb. 7th, 2008 at the Community of Christ Church in Jonesport. Friends may call from 10 am until time of service. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Jonesport. A service of Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Machias.
Created by: John W. Van Dyke
Record added: Jul 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55231546
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