Verian Bertha Wing


1923 – 2014

LEWISTON — Verian Bertha Wing, 91, of Lewiston, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Oct. 28, with her family by her side.

She was born in Leeds, on Feb. 10, 1923, the daughter of Ethel M. Wing and Henry Kemp. When she was 2 years old, she moved to Freeport and grew up with her foster parents; Henry and Aster Mills. She graduated with the Class of 1943 and got married to Alexander G. Wing in 1943 and then started her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Beaulieu and her husband, Lionel Beaulieu, of Lewiston; three sons; Richard Patten and his wife, Merlene Patten, of Florida, William L. Wing and his companion, Jane, of Oxford, and David A. Wing of Auburn; sisters, Sarah Howe of Leeds, Pauline Burgess of Leeds, and Alberta Burnham and husband, Gus, of Monmouth; as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, all of whom she loved very much; and many nieces and nephews, who will all miss her very much.

Verian was predeceased in 1974, by her husband, Alexander Sr.; in 1990, by her son, Alexander Jr.; in 1997, by her daughter, Hilda A. Wing; and in 2007, by her son, Frederick.

The family would like to thank the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice group who took great care of Verian in her final days.

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