Eleanor May Blue


May 24, 1922
- August 17, 2008

BROWNVILLE JCT. - Eleanor May Blue
ELEANOR MAY BLUE BROWNVILLE JUNCTION Eleanor May Blue, 86, passed away Aug. 17, 2008, surrounded by her family, at a Millinocket hospital. She was born May 24, 1922, in Brownville Junction, the youngest daughter of the late Denman G. and Bessie R. (McPheters) Stevens. Eleanor graduated from Brownville Junction High School, Class of 1940. She was married to the late Douglas E. Blue. Eleanor was a member of Brownville Junction Alumni Association and United Methodist Church, Brownville Junction. Through the years she was very active in the church, assisting with the church bulletin and Christmas craft fair. She also served as treasurer and Sunday school teacher and was a member of United Methodist Women. She was a stay-at-home mother, who enjoyed rug hooking, painting, knitting, sewing, gardening, camping and fishing with her family. She is survived by five children, David D. Blue of Harrison and his children, David, Jeffrey and Daniel, and one great-grandchild; Roderick E. Blue and his wife, Linda, of Old Town and their children, Scott, Steven and Rebecca and six great-grandchildren; Deborah A. Blue of Martinsburg, W.Va., and her daughter, Melissa Boobar; Karen E. Blue and her husband, William E. Small, of Richmond and their son, Antonio Schiano; and Elizabeth S. and her husband, Kerwin L. Whitney, of Chester and their children, Justin and Sarah. She is also survived by a sister, Barbara W. Rix of Prince Edward Island, Canada; a niece, Una V. Blue of Brownville Junction; and a great-nephew, Malcolm M. Blue of Waterloo, Ontario. Eleanor's family thanks her caretakers, Gloria and Anna, for the loving and compassionate care they provided for her. Friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Lary Funeral Home, Milo. A funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Brownville Junction United Methodist Church with the Rev. Leshy Paynter officiating. Burial will be at Pinetree Cemetery, Brownville Junction.


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