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Alma Pretty Tatton

Rumford, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Death 9 Sep 1998 (aged 77)
Rumford, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Burial Mexico, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 100049641 · View Source
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Mrs. Alma P. Tatton, C.R.N.A., age 77, died Sept. 9, 1998, at the Rumford Community Hospital in Rumford. She was a lifelong resident of the area, living in Rumford and wintering in Cocoa Beach FL. She was born in Rumford on Oct. 23, 1920, the daughter of John and Nellie (Gilmore) Pretty.

She graduated from Stephens High School in Rumford, Class of 1939, and from the Rumford Community Hospital School of Anesthesia in Quincy MA, Class of 1962. She worked at the Rumford Community Hospital from 1945 to 1961 when she went to be certified as an Anesthetist and returned to Rumford Community Hospital as a C.R.N.A. in 1962 to 1974. She worked the Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway ME from 1974 to 1979 when she returned to Rumford where she was the evening and night nursing supervisor until retirement April 1, 1986. Following retirement she worked part time as evening and night supervisor until 1993. She was a member of the New England Assembly of Nurse Anesthetist and also on the nominating committee; Member of American Association of Nurse Anesthetist; served on board of directors of the Maine Association of Nurse Anesthetist; and also for several years served as president of the Rumford R.N. Club.

Survivors include her daughter Ms. Susan Targett of Gray ME; grandchildren Mrs. Russell (Jennifer) Nutt of Industry ME, Ms. Jill Targett of Philadelphia PA, and Victor Targett II of Bremerton WA; great-grandson Victor Don Merchant of Gray; and many nieces and nephews.

(obituary from Meader and Son Funeral Home in Rumford ME)




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