SOUTH PARIS-Pearl Helen Paine, 85, of South Paris, died Friday morning, Aug. 8, 2014 at her home in South Paris, surrounded by her family.
She was born on, Dec. 1, 1928, in South Paris, a daughter of, Elmer and Hazel (Bradeen) Shortridge. She attended local schools, graduating from Paris High School.
On Dec. 1, 1947, she married, George Allen Paine in South Paris, where they made their home.
Pearl was a tremendously hard working woman her entire life, working alongside her husband in the woods, apple picking, pig farming and with Paine’s Carpentry.
Since receiving Christ as her personal Savior, she has been active with the South Paris Baptist Church, particularly in youth work, as a Sunday school teacher, an Awana leader, and the choir. When Diane Muise filmed her live video, Pearl sang in the back up choir.
She enjoyed going to gospel concerts of her favorite artists, spending Labor Day weekends at Living Waters, fishing, moose hunting trips, family get-togethers every year, and especially time spent with her children and grandchildren.
Pearl is survived by her husband of 65 years, George of South Paris; a daughter, Caroline Paine of South Paris; a son, Anthony Paine and his wife, Joan (Jack) of South Paris; grandchildren, Lisa Keisman, Anna Cyr and her husband, Jason, and Anthony “Andy” Paine, Jr. and his wife, Amy; great grandchildren, Lauren, Ethan, and Mya Keisman, Blaine and Gwenna Cyr, and MacKenzie Daigle; a sister, Elma Young. She was predeceased by her parents; an infant son; a brother-in-law, Wilson Paine and his wife, Mildred (Johnson); brothers-in-law, Dannie Paine and Earl Young; an infant sister.
(Obtained from Chandler Funeral Home)
George Allen Paine
1928–2017 (m. 1947)
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