Juanne T. Hanscom
NORTH BERWICK — Juanne T. Hanscom, 81, of Valley Road, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at H.D. Goodall Hospital in Sanford after a period of failing health.
Born on March 8, 1931, in Portland, she was the only child of Daniel and Madeline (Talbot) O’Neill. After graduating from Portland High School, she worked for a short time as a dietician at Westbrook Junior College. She married John Emery and had two children together before she married her second husband, Kenneth Hanscom, adding two more children to her blessed family.
Juanne will be remembered as a hardworking woman. She began housekeeping at Mainely Woods on Raymond Cape in Raymond, eventually earning her position as caretaker; retiring after 25 years of service. In the early 1990s, Juanne moved to North Berwick where she spent the rest of her life with her companion, Carleton Mathews.
She was predeceased by her second husband, Kenneth Hanscom in 1983.
Surviving are her companion of 22 years, Carleton Mathews of North Berwick; a son, John Emery Jr. of North Berwick; three daughters, Lisa Lovejoy and Patricia Emery, both of Arundel, and Heidi Warren of North Berwick; nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick. There will be no funeral service. Interment at a later date will be in the Murch Private Cemetery, South Casco. Arrangements are in the care of the Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick. Condolences may be sent online to www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com.