Winifred R. Hanscom, 86

CASCO — Winifred “Winnie” Robinson Hanscom, 86, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, in Casco.

She was born in Raymond on March 28, 1927, the daughter of Ivory and Lillian Hancock Robinson. She attended Raymond Elementary school and graduated from Casco High School as valedictorian in 1945. On Sept. 4, 1946 she married Alfred "Hank" Hanscom, they had four children together.

They moved to Hank's grandparents' farm on Quaker Ridge Road in Casco, where Winnie worked hard taking care of his grandparents, their children, the farmhouse, gardening and canning vegetables. Later in life she found happiness in working at Sebago Moc in Bridgton. She was very proud bringing home her very own paycheck.

Winnie loved knitting and crocheting, and she had fun selling the crafts she made at craft fairs in Maine and at a flea market in North Myrtle Beach, No. Carolina, where she and Hank wintered for many years.

Winnie was predeceased by her husband "Hank" on Aug. 4, 2010 at age 86; and by her sisters Estelle Bridge, Elizabeth Jordan, Norma Page, and Wilma Avery. She is survived by her brother Ivory "Bud" Robinson; her children Cindy Bachelder and husband Brian, George Hanscom and partner Holly, Eric Hanscom and wife Diane, and Jeffrey Hanscom and wife Winona; grandchildren, Curt Hanscom and wife Leah, Belinda Van Decker and husband Ryan, Amy MacEachern, Angella Hanscom, Jennifer Smith and husband Jared, and Jeffrey Lee Hanscom; step-grandchildren Katie Sue Marcotte and Stephen Marcotte; six great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Hall Funeral Home, 165 Quaker Ridge Road, Casco. A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Lakeside Cemetery.

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