1911 – 2003

FARMINGTON – Maxine James, 92, of Shadagee Apts., Phillips, died Saturday, April 19, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Phillips, Jan. 5, 1911, the daughter of Fred and Pansy Fairbanks. She was a graduate of Phillips High School.

She was employed 10 years as a hand painter at Cornwall Industries, also for 15 years as a telephone advocate for the University of Maine. She also ran a state certified boarding home for the elderly.

She was a member of the Phillips’ Senior citizen. She had a love of the outdoors and being with her flowers along with birds and wildlife. Prior to her death she was very proud of being able to stay at home to maintain her independence with the love and care given by family, friends, neighbors and Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice.

She is survived by one sister, Blanche Voter of Phillips; one son, Owen James and his wife Joanne of Madrid; two daughters, Mrs. Roland (Gloria) Tremblay, and Mrs. Neal (Brenda) LaBrecque Sr. both of Lewiston; two grandchildren, Victoria LaBrecque and Neal LaBrecque II of Lewiston.

She was predeceased by one brother, Kenneth Fairbanks; and one son-in-law, Roland Tremblay.