Dorothy C. Kimball

Naples — Dorothy C. Kimball, 89, died peacefully on June 4th, 2012 at Country Village Assisted Living in Casco, Maine. She was born in Lewiston, the daughter of Doris Cook. Dorothy, “Dot,” grew up in Maine and then, as a young woman, went to Philadelphia to work for the Quarter Master of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. She returned to Maine, lived in Portland and worked for 16 years for the Civil Air Patrol on Cape Elizabeth. She fell in love and married Arthur Sherburne Kimball in 1956, sharing a life together until his death in August 2010. Dot had a compassion for animals and an appreciation for the outdoors. She was a steadfast supporter of the Humane Society and environmental organizations, in addition to numerous charities. She enjoyed gardening, antiquing, and was an avid glass collector.

She is survived by her stepchildren, Alan Kimball and his wife Dayle of Coventry, Conn., Brian Kimball and his wife Karen of Henniker, N.H., and Jane Kimball of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; stepgrandchildren, Alan’s son Aaron Kimball, Brian’s children Molly Kimball and Ethan Kimball; and her beloved cat, Misty.

A remembrance service will be held on Sunday, July 8th, 2012 at the North Sebago United Methodist Church, 820 Sebago Rd., Route 114, Sebago, Maine, following Sunday’s 10 a.m. worship. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Animal Refuge League, 449 Stroudwater  St., Westbrook, ME 04092.

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