Miriam M. Brown

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ALBION - Miriam M. Brown, 97 years old, of Albion passed away peacefully on January 3, 2019 at Glenridge Nursing Home, in Augusta. Miriam was born in Winslow on November 8, 1921, the daughter of Arthur and Hattie (Decker) Marr.

Miriam attended the Goodwill School in Hinckley and was employed by Norrwock Shoe Company, known for the best handmade shoes in America, until her retirement in 1984. She taught Sunday school for over 25 year at various churches and regularly attended Pentecostal churches since she was in her 20's. She recently attended the Riverside Assembly Church in Fairfield.

Miriam like knitting, crocheting, tatting, needle point, cross stitching and needle work of all kinds. She made a lot of her own patterns. At 95 years old she knitted 87 pairs of hats and mittens that were given to children at Christmas time. She also enjoyed doing puzzles.

Miriam is survived by her son, John Stevens and his wife Kathy of Albion; her daughter Edith Frost and her husband Floyd of Oakland; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two nieces; a nephew and many countless numbers of friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Riverside Assembly Church, 32 Water Street, Fairfield.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Aable Cremation Service, of Waterville.

In lieu of flowers donation made be made in her memory to Riverside Assembly Church, 32 Water Street, Fairfield, Maine 04937
Published in Central Maine on Jan. 8, 2019