Elizabeth A. Chase

September 28, 1910
- December 10, 2004

BROWNVILLE JCT. - Elizabeth "Bunny" A. Chase, 94, wife of the late Donald Chase, died Dec. 10, 2004, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born Sept. 28, 1910, in Dexter, the daughter of Ezra and Ellen (Copeland) Bemis. Mrs. Chase was a graduate of Brownville Jct. High School, Class of 1928, and Farmington Normal School. She taught school at Brownville Elementary for 31 years and volunteered for another 15 years until 1993. She was a member of the National Education Association, the Maine Teachers Association, Piscataquis County Retired Teachers Association, Brownville Jct. High School Alumni Association, Brownville Jct. Service Club, a member and past matron of Echo Chapter No. 90 OES, a member of Miriam Chapter No. 40 OES, and past grand marshal of the Grand Chapter Maine OES. She was one of the organizers and past mother advisor of the Brownville Rainbow for Girls. Mrs. Chase was an active member of the Brownville Jct. United Methodist Church, where she had served as organist for 65 years and choir member for 60 years. She was also a member and past president of the Brownville Jct. United Methodist Women. She is survived by a daughter, Rosalie Ober of Brunswick; a sister, Rosalie Fogg of Lake Placid, Fla.; three grandchildren, Ann Cosgrove of West Gardiner, Steven Ober of Westport Island, and David B. Ober of Reston, Va.; four great-grandchildren, Kaitlin and Kristin Cosgrove, and Samantha and Elizabeth Ober. Friends are invited to call 2-4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at the Lary Funeral Home, Milo. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Brownville Jct. United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michelle St. Cyr and the Rev. Ron Chaffee officiating. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Brownville Elementary School, 774 Main Road, Brownville, ME 04414. Spring burial will be in the family lot in Pinetree Cemetary.


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