Dorothy M. Latham, 91

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Dorothy M. Latham

 

HARRISON — Dorothy M. Latham, 91, died Dec. 28, 2013 following a brief illness.

She was born on May 4, 1922, the daughter of William and Berdena Marcque Morrison. She attended local schools, graduating from Bridgton Academy in 1940.

She married  Robert  M. Latham in 1943. He died in 1970. Mrs. Latham, a lifelong resident of  Harrison, worked as a cook and laundress at several area camps including Long Lake Lodge and Camp Bendito. She loved to knit and sew and made many quilts for her family. In her younger years she and her husband Bob spent many happy summers at their camp on Long Lake.

Surviving are her daughters, Nancy L. Pieri and husband Kent of Voorheesville, N.Y., and Cynthia L. Wentworth and husband Steve of  Bridgton; and a son, Timothy R. Latham, of Hartland. Other survivors include  a sister, Priscilla McGarry and husband Rod of Portland; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons. She was predeceased by her brothers, Hazen and David Morrison.

Memorial services will be held in Harrison in the spring. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any memorial contributions to be made to the Harrison Village Library, 4 Front Street, Harrison, ME 04040. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg, Maine. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org

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