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6/3/2014 12:42:00 PM
Winnifred A. Brazier
July 18, 1927 - June 1, 2014

Winnifred A. Brazier, 86, of Friendship, died the afternoon of June 1 at her daughter's home. She was born July 18, 1927 in Waldoboro, a daughter of the late Arthur W. and Sarah M. (Porter) Achorn.

Winnie worked at GTE Sylvania in Waldoboro for 36 years, retiring in 1985. She enjoyed decorating cakes and working in her gardens. She was known as a hard worker and a kindhearted person who would always do things to help another person.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Helen Simmons, Mary Simmons, Nathalie Ross, Velma Smith, and David Achorn.

Winnie is survived by children, Betty Lou Armstrong and husband Scott of Friendship, Edgar R. Simmons and wife Michelle of Bowdoin, Inez Wincapaw and husband David of Waldoboro, and Emily Glidden and husband Ronald of Waldoboro; grandchildren, Randall "Bubba" C. Lee II and wife Laurie of Friendship, Jason A. Lee and wife Crystal of Friendship, Marisa Murray and husband Winfield "Rusty" R. III of Waldoboro, Edgar R. Simmons II and wife Susan of Jefferson, James R. Simmons and wife Jill of Friendship, Lisa Macquire and husband Richard of Waldoboro, Angela Gilbert and husband Aaron of Brunswick, Michael L. Wile of Windsor, and Shawna Kurr and husband Jeremy of Nobleboro; 21 great-grandchildren; great-great granddaughter; brother, Arnold Achorn and wife Alcy of Waldoboro; and dear friend, Hilda Parlin, with whom she shared a daily phone call every evening.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service at 2 p.m., Sat., June 7 in the German Protestant Cemetery, Bremen Road, Waldoboro. Pastor Alan Chamberlin will officiate.

Should friends so desire, donations in Winnie's memory may be made to the Friendship Advent Christian Church, PO Box 9, Friendship, ME 04547.

Condolences, and messages for the family, may be expressed by visiting

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta.

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