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In Memory of

Barbara A. Williamson

October 25, 1929 - November 19, 2016

Obituary


LEWISTON: Barbara A. Williamson, 87, of Lewiston passed away Saturday November 19, 2016 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. She was born in Bangor on October 25, 1929. She was raised by her Aunt and Uncle Alexander and Georgia Latno in Old Town, ME. She grew up in the Bangor area and attended local schools there. She was a graduate of Old Town High School, class of 1947. After high school, Barbara attended and graduated from St. Mary's General Hospital Nursing School in Lewiston, class of 1950 and began her nursing career. On December...

LEWISTON: Barbara A. Williamson, 87, of Lewiston passed away Saturday November 19, 2016 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. She was born in Bangor on October 25, 1929. She was raised by her Aunt and Uncle Alexander and Georgia Latno in Old Town, ME. She grew up in the Bangor area and attended local schools there. She was a graduate of Old Town High School, class of 1947. After high school, Barbara attended and graduated from St. Mary's General Hospital Nursing School in Lewiston, class of 1950 and began her nursing career. On December 2nd of the same year, she married Chesley Williamson, Jr. and the two started a family. Barbara loved nursing and helping care for others. She was the Director of Nurses at St. Casamire in Lewiston for several years. She was also a member of the Poets of America Society, the National Association of Director of Nurses, the National Directory of Notaries, the Mt. Olivet Eastern Star in Auburn and the Oxford Seventy Day Adventist Church. She was an avid knitter, wrote poetry (some published) and she loved her Siamese cats, having 21 at one time. Barbara also fondly enjoyed camping trips with the family as well. She is survived by her two children; Gary Williamson and Cathy Grondin and her husband Daniel, all of Lewiston, two grandchildren; Christopher and Jeremy Grondin, three great-grandchildren; Brynn, Kenzie and Connor Grondin as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Chesley in 2014, a brother and three sisters.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com Visitation will be held on Monday November 28, 2016 from 11-1pm at Fortin\Lewiston. A committal service at Clough Cemetery in Lewiston will follow. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made in Barbara's memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Maine Chapter PO Box 8730 Portland, ME 04101. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.