Alta W. Noble

December 21, 1908
- March 30, 2007

MILO - Alta W. Noble, 98, widow of Everett R. Noble, died Friday, March 30, 2007, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born Dec. 21, 1908, in Brownville, daughter of John H. and Idella (Bell) Welch. She lived in Blaine, Mars Hill and Houlton, before moving to Thomaston in 1940. Alta was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Friendship Chapter No. 140, Mars Hill. She was educated at ACI, Mars Hill and Aroostook State Normal School, Presque Isle. She taught in Caswell and Houlton for six years. She was active in the American Red Cross during World War II, and served as captain of the Motor Corp in Knox County. She volunteered in the cancer society and later was on the staff of the Maine division of the American Cancer Society, Brunswick, with a total of 24 years in cancer education. She enjoyed the cottage at Ebeeme Pond and 27 winters spent in Edgewater, Fla. She attended the Brownville Community Church for many years. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Mina Beals of Massachusetts, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a dear friend, Margaret Foukles. She will be missed by those she called her family and many other friends. Later in life, Alta became a member of the Park Street United Methodist Church, Milo, where memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, April 9, with the Rev. Michelle St. Cyr officiating. Burial will be at Brownville Cemetery, later in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Park Street UMC, care of Shirlene Ladd, 15 North Road, Medford, ME 04463. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford.


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