Winifred R. Moore, 87

Winifred R. Moore

FRYEBURG — Winifred "Winnie" Rae (Richardson) Moore, daughter of E. Gordan and Mildred (Dolloff) Richardson, born June 18, 1925, went to be with the love of her life, Merle, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.

Winnie was born and lived in Denmark for most of her life. The last few years she lived in Fryeburg. She married Merle Rankin Moore in Sept. of 1946. She graduated from Central Maine General Nursing School in 1947 as an RN. She worked at the Erwin Center Clinic, Bridgton Hospital, Northern Cumberland Memorial and, for a short time was a substitute teacher at Denmark Elementary School. Winnie wore many different hats in her life. She was a wife, mother and grandmother as well as a great-grandmother. She was involved in Bridgton Hospital as a nurse, director of nurses and as an administrator. Winnie was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Rebekahs, Rainbow Advisor, DAR, Bridgton Hospital Board of Directors, Bridgton Hospital Guild and worked in the coffee shop after she retired. She was also a Member of the Denmark Congregational Church, a Sunday School Teacher, an organist, a member of the Church Guild, Denmark Library, Denmark Historical Society, Denmark Draggers, Denmark Senior Citizens and served on some of the town boards. She had a great love of doing genealogy research. Her love of many types of crafts, knitting, crochet and embroidery was passed on to her family. She was the first recipient of the "Winnie" award from Bridgton Hospital.

Winnie is predeceased by her parents, a sister Eleanor, and her husband Merle. She is survived by her sister, Arlene Zabierek; her daughter, Bette-Jean and her husband Gus Espeaignette; son, Donald; granddaughter, Amanda Cooper and Kevin; grandson, Andrew; great-granddaughter, Amelia Moore; great-grandsons, Cameron, Colby, and Caden Cooper; in-laws Louise and Victor Hagan, George and Ada Moore, Addie Moore; several nieces and nephews; and numerous cousins.

Winnie will be missed greatly by her family and her friends. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 18th, at 11 a.m. at the Denmark Congrega-tional Church, ending with an Eastern Star Ceremony, followed with the  burial at the South Bridgton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to  Denmark Fire Department, the Denmark Public Library, or Denmark Church Guild. The family would like to thank the staff of Fryeburg Health Care for the help and care given to Winnie. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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