Barbara E. Durgin

FRYEBURG — Barbara E. Durgin, 71, of Norway, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Fryeburg Health Care Center.

She was born in Sanford, June 2, 1939, the daughter of Leonard and Wilma O’Brien Sprague. She grew up in the Norway area and graduated from Bridgton Academy.

She had been a seamstress her whole life. She started working in a dress factory in Bridgton, then in several shoe shops and in her later years she made dog coats and helped her daughter make pocketbooks. She was a member of the Heyward Club in Norway.

She is survived by a daughter, Diana Davis of Stow; a son, Bryan Durgin of Milton, Wis.; a sister, Shirley Rogus of Waterford; a brother, Donald McAllister of Norway; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Conrad Durgin.

Online condolences may be shared with her family at

Graveside services will be held later in the spring at Norway Pine Grove Cemetery in South Paris.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main Street, South Paris.

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