CASCO — Wilma G. Bartlett, 98, of Casco, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, at her home.
She was born in Strong, June 7, 1914, the daughter of Clyde E. and Elsie A. (Pinkham) Durrell. She was educated in the schools of Strong. On June 27, 1959, she married Paul Bartlett in East Hartford, Conn. Paul passed in 1988.
Wilma worked for more than 15 years at Woodbury Glass Factory in East Hartford. She moved to Maine in 1970, where she lived in Farmington for 23 years, before residing in Casco for the past 24 years. She drove the school team (horses) on her way to school for the children. Wilma was a member of the Casco Senior Citizens, an avid embroiderer, loved arts and crafts, cooking and enjoyed playing the card game "Flinch."
Wilma is survived by her daughter, Beverly Gendreau and her husband, Philip, of Casco; her son, Birdell B. Dunham Jr. and his wife, Marilyn, of Wilton; seven grandchildren, Sonny, Debbie, Barb, Jeff, Diane, Sue and Phil Jr.; several great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild, Karma; her sister, Berdena Hardy of Farmington; her brother, Burchard Durrell of Augusta; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, Paul; two sons, Roger Smith and Leonard Durrell; a sister, Maxine Witherall; three brothers, Everett, Clifton "Kip" and Freeland Durrell; and a great-grandson, Philip Eugene Gendreau III, "Dreau."
Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com.