Louise M. Whidden, 98

SOUTH PARIS — Louise M. Whidden, 98, of Lovell, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.

She was born at Fryeburg Harbor on June 25, 1919, the daughter of Waldo and Mary Louise Chandler Seavey. Louise married Frank Sargent Whidden Sr. in 1942. She worked at the University of New Hampshire and she had been a volunteer at the Bridgton Hospital and Charlotte Hobbs Library in Lovell. She belonged to the Lovell United Church of Christ.

She is survived by her son, Frank Sargent Whidden Jr.; grandchildren, Cynthia (Whidden) Russo and her husband Antonio and Kimberly (Whidden) Fusco; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Sofia Russo. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband in 1989; and her sister, Herlene (Seavey) Cotton in 2004.

Burial will be in the spring at the Lovell Village Cemetery in Lovell. Donations in her memory may be made to the Lovell Historical Society or the Charlotte Hobbs Library.

Arrangements are under the care of Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.woodfuneralhome.org

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