Violet M. McCaffrey
1926 – 2010
AUBURN — Violet M. McCaffrey, 83, formerly of Swain Brook Apartments, Rumford, died Wednesday, March 3, at the Hospice House, after a brief illness.
She was born in Hollis Center, April 13, 1926, a daughter of Harry and Jennie (Watson) Haskell. She was educated in Hollis Center schools. In her later years, she was employed as a home health aide in the Portland area.
She was a former member of the Baptist Church in Rumford and Mexico. She loved spending time with her family and watching old movies on TV.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother.
Surviving are her six children, a son, Robert G. Mildram and wife, Lynn, of Oklahoma; five daughters, Lynda A. Merrill of Rumford, Shirley St. Cyr and husband, Gerard, of Howland, Marguerite B. Bradley and husband, Benny, of Mexico, twins, Debbie Allen and husband, Michael and Donna Corbitt and husband, Alex, all of Yukon, Okla.; three stepchildren, Eddie McCaffrey and companion, Marcey, of Rumford, Molly McCaffrey and companion, Bob Hood, of Portland and Barbara Slawik and husband, Dale, of Wells; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, William McCaffrey; two sisters, Harriett and Bertha; nine brothers, Ernest, Perley, Donald, Elmer, Rudolph, Clifton, Philip, Fred and Daniel.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Hospice House and the Rumford Community Home for the wonderful care given to Violet.