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Greta E Larrabee Lamson

  • Birth 3 May 1894
  • Death 18 Mar 1993
  • Burial Freedom, Waldo County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 39645048

2nd w/o Philip married July 11, 1915
Greta E. Lamson, 98, Knox's oldest citizen and holder of the Boston Post gold-headed cane, died March 18, 1993, at a Waterville hospital. She was born in Jackson, May 2, 1894, the daughter of Everett and Mary (Clements) Larrabee.

She graduated from Freedom Academy in 1915. She farmed for many years in Monroe and Knox. She worked for a number of years at the Monmouth Canning Co. in Freedom. She was a former member of the Knox Station Grange, was a member of the Benjamin Berry American Legion Post Auxiliary, and attended the Knox Ridge and Quaker Hill churches. She was well-known for knitting and patchwork quilts, which she made until recently.

She is survived by three daughters, Emma Stevens of Unity, Mrs. Frank (Shirley) (June) Fuller of Dixmont and Priscilla Walker of Knox; one adopted daughter, Gwen Hawes of Ohio; one step-daughter, Gertrude Shibles of Knox; 13 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; one niece, Bessie Hillman of Clinton.

She is predeceased by her husband, Philip, in 1950, and daughter Mary F. Lamson; one stepson, Charles Lamson; 2 brothers, Vernon Larrabee and William E Thomas; one grandchild; and 2 great-great-grandsons.

Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Freedom. (Republican Journal)


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  • Created by: Bev Winship
  • Added: 19 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39645048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Greta E Larrabee Lamson (3 May 1894–18 Mar 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39645048, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Freedom, Waldo County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bev Winship (contributor 46831240) .