Bernice <I>Cates</I> Ames

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Bernice Cates Ames

  • Birth 14 Nov 1891
  • Death 11 Jan 1940
  • Burial Unity, Waldo County, Maine, USA
  • Plot 11 A
  • Memorial ID 30553916

Mrs. Bernice Ames died at a Waterville hospital Sunday, January 21, 1940, after a long illness. She was born in Thorndike November 14, 1891, the daughter of the late Knot and Mary Cates. On March 26, 1912, she married Jacob L. Ames, Jr., and since that time had lived in Unity.

She was devoted to her family and will be greatly missed by a wide circle of friends. Mrs. Ames was past noble grand of Favori Rebekah lodge and for several years served on the Republican town committee.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Clayton C. Ames and a grandson, Clayton Ames, Jr., all of Unity; one sister Mrs. G. C. Carter of Winterport; brother, R. B. Cates of Thorndike; one niece and six nephews.

Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday morning with Rev. Champlin of Albion officiating. There was a large attendance of relatives, friends and neighbors and many beautiful flowers. The bearers were E. S. Farwell, F. G. Ward, S. S. Pendleton and R. H. Johnson. Interment was in the Pond Cemetery in Unity.
(Published in the Republican Journal)


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  • Created by: Bev Winship
  • Added: 13 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30553916
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernice Cates Ames (14 Nov 1891–11 Jan 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30553916, citing Pond Cemetery 2, Unity, Waldo County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bev Winship (contributor 46831240) .