Nancy A. Larrabee, 82

Nancy Larrabee

Nancy Larrabee

Nancy A. Larrabee, 82, of Bridgton, died on April 12, 2013, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Nancy was born in Portsmouth, N.H. on Oct. 21, 1930, daughter of Frank H. and Louise S. Davis. Nancy graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1948, and Maine General Hospital in 1951. She worked as a nurse in Providence, R.I. and in Portland.

Nancy married Edward Larrabee Nov. 19, 1953 and moved to Bridgton in 1955. Once in Bridgton, she helped raise her stepson and three more children. She worked hard around the farm. Along with her husband she helped manage Crystal Lake Campsite in Harrison. She did some bookkeeping work for John Larrabee’s auto parts store. She also did bookkeeping and managing work for Bridgton Highlands, Lake Kezar and Frye Island Golf Courses.

In her retirement years, she traveled with her husband to nearly every state in the union. Most of the time, they were in southern Arizona. They both loved it there and made many friends there, as well. Nancy’s last three years were spent at Fryeburg Health Care in the residential wing. She made some good friends there and was well cared for. She enjoyed hiding treats, going to church service and seeing three of her grandchildren come and sing with their school. She loved doing puzzle books, reading and she also played her electric organ years ago. She missed her cat Jazzmen.

She was predeceased by her parents; her brothers Bill and Bob; her daughter Judy; and her husband Ed of 54 years.

Surviving is her stepson James R. Larrabee of Bridgton; her daughter Rebecca J. Wehe of Portales, N.M.; and her son Jay D. Larrabee of Bridgton; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and in-laws. She will be missed by all.

A burial service was held at Center Cemetery in North Hampton, N.H. on Sunday, April 20, 2013. Cards may be sent to Larrabee, 33 Sam Ingalls Road, Bridgton, ME 04009.

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