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4/22/2013 11:40:00 AM
Ariel Mae Linscott
Sept. 5, 1920 - April 18, 2013

Ariel Mae Linscott, 92, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on April 18 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport. She was born on Sept. 5, 1920, the daughter of John (Raymond) and Ethel Clark Danforth of Union.

Ariel graduated from Union High School, and after graduation, worked at the Union Sanatorium. She later met, then married, Richard Linscott on Oct. 13, 1945 and they made their home in Burkettville. During these years she worked at the blueberry factory in Union and the Medomak Canning factory in Waldoboro.

She enjoyed her vegetable and flower gardens, canning/freezing her own vegetables, sewing and crafts, and putting puzzles together every night. On Wednesday nights, for many years, she enjoyed supper with her daughters and putting puzzles together. Ariel enjoyed being with her family on any holiday, for any reunion with family, like birthdays and anniversaries, and it was always a time to enjoy. She joined the Seven Tree Grange in Union in 1935, and became a lifetime member of the Medomak Valley Grange in Burkettville.

Ariel enjoyed traveling. She traveled to Washington, D.C. with grange members, to visit the National Grange Headquarters. Ariel traveled to the Amish Country of Pennsylvania and to Bermuda with her friend Sylvia Deihl; and to Florida and Canada with her family.

She is predeceased by her loving husband of 61 years, Richard Linscott; and by brother, Arnold Danforth.

She is survived by daughters, Helen Grinnell and husband Edward of Warren, Marilyn Worcester and husband Rex of Winchester, N.H., and Sharon Blake and husband James of Washington; son, Lloyd Linscott, and wife Beth of Appleton; granddaughters, Katherine Miller and husband Jamie of Union, Susan Simmons and husband Adam of Union, Tara Buckley and husband Jeremy of Winchester, N.H., Shanna Castner and husband Gary of Washington, Darci Linscott and fiancé Mark of Washington, Lauren Linscott of Appleton, and Danika Linscott of Appleton; grandsons, Ryan Worcester and wife Stephanie of Winchester, N.H., and Richard Linscott of Appleton; great-grandchildren, Matthew and Michael Simmons of Union, Gavin and Ariel Castner of Washington, Isaac and Isabella Buckley of Winchester, N.H., and Alex and Jacob Worcester; step-great-grandchild, Ryan Kellogg of Winchester, N.H.; many nephews and nieces; and special companion, her cat, Blackie.

Graveside service 1 p.m., Sat., April 27 at the Miller Cemetery in Burkettville with Rev. Robert Dorr officiating. There will be a reception to follow the service at Ariel's home.

You are invited to share your condolences, memories, and photos with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at

Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.

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