1917 – 2003

FARMINGTON – Dorothy Waugh, 86, of Vienna, died Thursday evening, May 22, at Sandy River Center for Health Care and Rehabilitation shortly after being admitted.

She was born Feb. 24, 1917, at her family’s home in Vienna, the daughter of Wallace and Laura Sanborn. She graduated in 1937 from Farmington High School and attended Kents Hill, Readfield, for one year.

On Jan. 1, 1944, she married Clyde C. Waugh. For many years, she and her husband owned a poultry farm and she was known as the Farmington Egg Lady. She loved her community, and served as Town Treasurer for well over 30 years.

She was a charter member of both the Mill Stream Grange 574 (serving as secretary for many years) and of the Vienna Historical Society. She was also a member of the Kennebec, Pomona, State and National Granges.

Over the years, she held various offices in the Vernon Valley Chapter of the OES. She was a 50-year member of the Mt. Vernon/Vienna Extension Group, the Readfield Senior Citizens, the Flying Pond Association, The Poultry Association and the Maine Farm Bureau. She attended both the North Vienna United Methodist Church and the Vienna Baptist Church.

She will be remembered as a “people person”…always interested in their activities and whereabouts. She enjoyed her work as a correspondent for the Franklin Journal, the Kennebec Journal and the Sun Journal. When she was not tending to the needs of her community, she enjoyed restful time gardening.

She is survived by a stepson, James “Jim” Waugh of Nevada; two stepgranddaughters, Eugenie O’Connell and her husband, John of Boothbay and Patricia Aho and her husband, Ronald of Newcastle; two stepgreat-grandchildren; cousins, The Rev. Roderick Potter and his wife, Barbara J., Florence Wallace and her husband, Gordon all of Augusta, Barbara B. Potter of Gardner, Priscilla Hilbert of Reading, Pa., Col. Frederick Potter and his wife, Machi of Seattle, Wash., David Potter of Gardner and Lauraly Lebrasseur of Waterville; and many faithful community friends.

She was predeceased by her husband.



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