Maureen Laurence Obituary

BRUNSWICK, Maine — A memorial Mass for Maureen Maynes Laurence who died June 7, 2012 at The Garden in Brunswick, Maine will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church on Saturday, June 23 at 1 p.m.
She was born Dec. 30, 1930 in Concord, N.H., the daughter of A. Murray Maynes and Lena Drapeau Maynes and was raised in Woodstock.
Maureen graduated from Woodstock High School in 1948 and Bishop DeGosbriand School of Nursing in Burlington and began a long and enjoyable career in nursing.
She married Paul West in 1951, and they had five daughters. She was later married in 1966 to Joseph Laurence.
Maureen continued her nursing career in New Jersery, Vermont and Maine, and indulged in her passions for gardening, sailing, and family.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Joseph; five daughters, Dianne and Rick Hubbard of Castleton, Deborah and George Spear of Woodstock, Susan and Ed Harrison of Bedford, WY, Karen and Ron Crist of Collinsville, TX and Judy and Don Harrison of Tucson, AZ; one son, Michael and Tracy Laurence of Topsham, Maine; and two brothers, A. Murray (Bud) Maynes, III and Jean of Niota, TN, and Thomas Maynes and Sue of Boothbay Harbor, ME; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was predeceased by one grandson, Seth Hubbard.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, 60601 or in the form of a memorial donation.
Arrangements are in care of the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick, ME 04011.
This obituary first appeared in the June 14, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.

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  1. Dear Joe; Dianne and Deb, Sue, Karen, Judy, and Michael.
    Hold on to the good memories and let them be as much comfort as they can be…………………
    We love you, Phil and Carolyn

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