1905 – 2004

GREENE – Mary Louise Britton Bubier, 98, a resident of the Sawyer Road died Monday morning, March 15, at her daughter June E. Prescott’s home, surrounded by several of her family members, following a brief illness.

She was born in Freeport, April 7, 1905, the daughter of Edmund L. and Arletta (Blake) Britton, one of five children. She attended grammar school in Freeport, was a 1923 graduate of Freeport High School and attended Gorham Normal School.

In 1924, she moved to Auburn where she met her husband to be. On April 6, 1927, she married Chester A. Bubier Sr. in Auburn. In 1928, Mr. and Mrs. Bubier moved to Greene where they made their home, and she remained a homemaker for the rest of her life. Mr. Bubier died Feb. 3, 1962.

Mrs. Bubier was a member of the Baptist Church of Greene, Androscoggin Grange 8, and in April of 2001, at the age of 96, became the recipient of the Boston Post Gold Headed Cane as the oldest citizen of Greene.

She enjoyed the interests of knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, rug hooking, cooking, baking, doing crossword puzzles, playing scrabble and cards. Her greatest enjoyment in life was being a loving mother and homemaker to all her many family members.

Survivors include five daughters and their spouses, Evelyn C. Wagg, Geraldine M. Creamer, June E. Prescott, Esther Randolph, and Judy E. Austin, four sons and their spouses, Stanley E. Bubier Sr., Fred O. Bubier, Earle R. Bubier, and Randy I. Bubier all of Greene; 34 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Evelyn Rose of Auburn; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two daughters, Mrs. Inez L. Thompson in 1997, and Mrs. Rose M. Hanson in 2002; and by two sons, 4-day-old Chester A. Bubier Jr. 1928, and Carl A. Bubier in 1990.

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