Rose V. Hamlin


March 03, 1935
- March 21, 2007

MILO - Rose V. Hamlin, 72, wife of the late Frank W. Hamlin, died March 21, 2007, at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital. She was born March 3, 1935, in Milo, the daughter of Louis and Rose (Graziosa) Villani. Rose graduated from Milo High School, Class of 1953. She went on to work at Owen Drug Store, Milo. After marrying Frank W. Hamlin, Sept. 11, 1955, she worked at the Shank Mill, Brownville; at Dexter Shoe Co., Milo; and operated the Hydro Dam, Milo, for many years. Friends will remember her for her sense of humor, love of cooking, and generosity. Rose was predeceased by her beloved husband of 50 years, Frank; and a brother, Ralph Villani. She is survived by two daughters, Jeanine L. Martin and her husband, Dicky, of Milo, and Debra Hamlin of Cambridge; a very special grandson, Rick Martin of Bangor; two brothers, Joseph Villani of Milo, and Louis Villani and his wife, Cindy, of Millinocket; a sister, Dolly and her husband, Calvin Cole, of Millinocket; many nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Nadine Villani of Enfield, and a special nephew, Jeff Cole of Millinocket. She will be remembered by three special friends, Rosie Gennazzi of Brownville Junction, Abe Willinski of Milo, and Johnny Ellingson of Brownville. Burial will be later in the spring in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery. Those who wish to remember Rose in a special way may make memorial contributions to the Milo Historical Society, 23 Park St., Milo ME 04463. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home, Milo.


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