Anne L. Sargent

SCARBOROUGH — Anne Louise (Bigney) Sargent died peacefully on March 19, 2011, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

She was born in Brockton, Mass., on July 9, 1917. She graduated from Brockton High School in 1935 and from Vespa George School of Art in 1938. She married Eliot Sargent of Quincy, Mass., in September 1938. She and her husband lived in Quincy, Mass., for many years and later retired in Plymouth, Mass.

She volunteered in many church and environmental organizations in Massachusetts such as the Quincy Junior Welfare League, The Florence Crittenton League, The Plymouth Antiquarian Society as President, the Plymouth Garden Club, the Black and White Club, the Plymouth Downtown Harbor Committee, the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, and The Duxbury Art Complex. She was a member of the First Parish Unitarian Church in Plymouth.

She moved to Portland in 2006 where she resided at The Woods at Canco Road.

She is survived by son, David E. Sargent of Wakefield, Mass.; daughter, Suzanne E. Sargent of Fryeburg; son, Walter L. Sargent of Wilton; and her brother, Wesley A Bigney Jr. of Albuquerque, N.M.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Interment will be at a later date at the Mt. Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy, Mass.

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