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Eleanor <I>Miller</I> Payne

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Eleanor Miller Payne

Birth
Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Death
13 Dec 2005 (aged 83)
Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Burial
Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA Add to Map
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WALDOBORO -- Eleanor Miller Payne, 83, died at Fieldcrest Manor on Dec. 13, 2005, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was born Jan. 26, 1922, in Waldoboro, the daughter of Edwin G. and Ruby (Walter) Miller. She was a graduate of Waldoboro High School class of 1939. She continued her education at Lasell Junior College in Newton, Mass., graduating in 1941. She then trained at Augusta General Hospital (now Maine General Medical Center), where she became a registered nurse, and remained there as an instructor of nurses. She returned to Waldoboro after her marriage to E. Thomas Payne. She worked as a private-duty nurse until she started her family. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Waldoboro. She was an avid bridge player and an enthusiastic fan of Medomak Valley Panthers basketball teams, the family said. She was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Gerald Miller; and a grandson, Michael Durkee. She is survived by a son, Frederick Payne II, and his wife, Jean; a daughter, Mary Brotherton, and her husband, Bud; three sisters, Clarissa Achorn, Elizabeth Sproul and Adelaide Weymouth; two brothers, Conrad Miller and William Miller; four grandchildren, Danica and Jonathan Payne, Thomas Durkee and Derek Brotherton. The family wishes to acknowledge the compassionate care she received at Fieldcrest Manor during her lengthy residence there.

Central Maine on Dec. 23, 2005.
WALDOBORO -- Eleanor Miller Payne, 83, died at Fieldcrest Manor on Dec. 13, 2005, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was born Jan. 26, 1922, in Waldoboro, the daughter of Edwin G. and Ruby (Walter) Miller. She was a graduate of Waldoboro High School class of 1939. She continued her education at Lasell Junior College in Newton, Mass., graduating in 1941. She then trained at Augusta General Hospital (now Maine General Medical Center), where she became a registered nurse, and remained there as an instructor of nurses. She returned to Waldoboro after her marriage to E. Thomas Payne. She worked as a private-duty nurse until she started her family. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Waldoboro. She was an avid bridge player and an enthusiastic fan of Medomak Valley Panthers basketball teams, the family said. She was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Gerald Miller; and a grandson, Michael Durkee. She is survived by a son, Frederick Payne II, and his wife, Jean; a daughter, Mary Brotherton, and her husband, Bud; three sisters, Clarissa Achorn, Elizabeth Sproul and Adelaide Weymouth; two brothers, Conrad Miller and William Miller; four grandchildren, Danica and Jonathan Payne, Thomas Durkee and Derek Brotherton. The family wishes to acknowledge the compassionate care she received at Fieldcrest Manor during her lengthy residence there.

Central Maine on Dec. 23, 2005.


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