Betty M. True, 86

NEW GLOUCESTER — Betty M. True, 86, of New Gloucester, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.

Betty was born in West Baldwin on Feb. 10, 1927, the eldest daughter of Leland and Kathleen Haskell. While attending New Gloucester High School, she met the love of her life, Edward, to whom she was married on May 1, 1946.

Throughout her life, Betty was actively engaged in her community and enjoyed genealogical research. She was especially proud of her involvement with the New Gloucester Historical Society.

Surviving are her children, Calvin, Dan and Harvey; seven grandchildren; sisters, Anna and Eleanor; and brother, Wayne, all of West Baldwin.

Betty was predeceased by her husband, Edward L. True, who died in 2011; sister, Arlene; and brothers, Donald and George.

The family gathered to celebrate Betty’s life on Monday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m., at the New Gloucester Historical Society History Barn. Friends were invited to share refreshments and memories with the family at that time. Contributions in her memory may be made to the New Gloucester Historical Society, P.O. Box 531, New Gloucester, ME 04260.

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