Pearl B. Kirby

October 15, 1925
- August 24, 2010

BROWNVILLE - Pearl B. Kirby, 84, wife of Franklin D. Kirby, died Aug. 24, 2010, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born Oct. 15, 1925, in Guilford, daughter of Leon W. and June (Richards) Bennett. She attended schools in Guilford and Dover-Foxcroft, and graduated from Winthrop High School. Pearl married Frank in 1946 and they shared 63 years of loving marriage together in Brownville Junction. Pearl spent most of her life being a homemaker, taking care of her family and enjoying her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Brownville Junction United Methodist Church for many years. Pearl was predeceased by her parents; and two brothers and their wives, Bernard and Althea Bennett, and Virgil and Ottillee Bennett. She is survived by her husband, Frank of Brownville; two sons, James and his wife, Katherine "Kit," of Brownville, and Brent and his companion, Dena Hayden, of Hermon; two grandchildren, Craig Kirby and his wife, Julie, of Cumberland, and Dawn Kirby of Alton; and two brothers-in-law, John Leslie Kirby and his wife, Mary, of Wilton, and Dennis Kirby and his wife, Ruth, of Schoodic Lake. She will be remembered by many friends, including her dear friend and neighbor, Honorene Richardson of Brownville Junction. Private services will be held in the family lot at Pinetree Cemetery, Brownville Junction. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.

Published in Bangor Daily News on August 25, 2010


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