DONNA M. PHILBROOK

September 22, 1936
- March 18, 2007

BROWNVILLE and HAMPDEN Donna Marie Philbrook, 70, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at a Bangor nursing center. She was born Sept. 22, 1936, in Bangor, the seventh child of the late Austin Wing Sr. and Doris (Patterson) Wing. She graduated from Hampden Academy in 1954 and married her childhood sweetheart, Raymond A. Philbrook Sr. in 1955. She was a resident of Hampden until 1996 and was a companion to Harold E. Rogerson Jr., until his death in 1998. She worked at Freese's downtown store, Border Express Trucking, ELAC Ltd., Bangor and retired from the Hampden Post Office in 1992. She enjoyed her family, loved to knit and sew, candlepin bowl and play cards. Donna was predeceased by her husband, Raymond, in 1986; brothers, Austin B. Wing Jr. of England, Ernest Wing of Blue Hill and Elwyn Wing of Arizona; sister, Helen Libby of Hampden; nephews, Paul Wing and Gary Wing; niece, Shirley Wing; twin grandchildren, Natasha and Mark Philbrook of Arizona. She is survived by her son, Raymond Philbrook Jr. and wife, Julie and their children, Steven and Emma Donna of Tucson, Ariz.; daughter, Ramona Curtis and her husband, Pete and her children, Samantha Doyle, Ashley Daggett and Dustin Daggett; son, Alden Philbrook and his wife, Nicolle and their twins, JoHannah and Carly Philbrook; her sisters, Lenora Philbrook of Bangor and Wilma Eckert of Milo; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and Aunt Elsie Stormann of Stillwater. Thank you to St. Joseph Hospital and the Hospice Staff, Eastern Maine Medical Center and CancerCare of Maine for being pleasant and helpful! To my children and grandchildren, I wish you all the best, set your goals and go for it. God Bless you all!! Private family spring burial will be at Snows Corner Cemetery, Hermon. Donations in her memory may be sent to Hospice of St. Joseph, care of St. Joseph Healthcare, P.O. Box 1638, Bangor, ME 04402. Arrangements by Kiley Funeral Home, 69 State St., Brewer.


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