Winifred Louise Raring


Winifred Louise Raring

1926 – 2010

LEWISTON — Winifred Louise Packard Raring, 83, of Lewiston died Wednesday, March 3, at Russell Park Manor.

She was born in Portland, April 21, 1926, the daughter of Mansfield and Kate Cummings Packard. She graduated from high school in Waterville and attended the Leland Powers School of Radio and Theatre in Brookline, Mass.

She worked for an advertising agency writing and broadcasting commercials for radio and television in Washington, D.C., and in Virginia. She was active in community theatre. She was a member of the Professional Business Women in Waterville.

She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth and Martha; a sister, Patricia Packard Moore; and two nieces, Andrea Moore and Myra Nissen.

She was predeceased by a sister, Mary Packard Nissen.