Donna P. Melville, 72

Donna P. Melville

NORWAY — Donna P. Melville, 72, of Norway and formerly of Baileyville, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway surrounded by her family.

She was born in Norway on May 17, 1945, the daughter of Ivan H. and Ann Culbert Proctor. Donna graduated from West Paris High School in the class of 1964 and in her younger years worked at Ledgewood Motel in Norway and in local shoe shops. She had worked as a nanny, as a homemaker, and as seasonal help at L.L.Bean.

She was a member of the Goodwill Fellowship at West Paris Universalist Church; American Legion Auxiliary #23 in Baileyville, where she was past unit president; and Town and Country Community Association. She enjoyed scrapbooking, photography and time spent with her family.

On Aug. 5, 1967, she married Owen Melville.

Survivors include her husband of Norway; a son, Dennis of Pittsboro, N.C.; two grandsons; a sister, Donita St. John of South Paris; brother Ivan Proctor Jr. of South Paris; sister Dorene Merrill of Waterford; cousins, nieces, nephews and several grandnieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life was held Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Universalist Church, Main Street, West Paris.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the Autism Society of Maine, 72 Main St. B., Winthrop, ME or the Universalist Church, c/o Charlotte Winchester, P.O. Box 36, West Paris, ME 04289.

Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main Street, South Paris.

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