AUBURN – Frances J. Nason, beloved wife of Harry E. Nason Jr., died peacefully Monday, March 2, at her home at Schooner Estates.

She was born in Auburn, July 26, 1917, daughter of John J. and Mary Voytko Jacubouis. She was a graduate of Edward Little High School in 1934, of Bates College in 1938, and of Auburn School of Commerce in 1939.

On Aug. 24, 1948, she married the love of her life, Harry E. Nason Jr., who passed away in 2006, after 58 years of marriage. She was employed by Central Maine Power Co. for 30 years and was a member of the Central Maine Power Co. Old Timer’s Club.

She taught in the Lewiston school system for four years and in 1973, she joined her husband at Harry E. Nason Inc. She was a member of the Auburn Catholic Community at St. Philip’s Church, where she served on the parish council.

She was a member of the Woman’s Literary Union, the Auburn-Lewiston Art and Literature club, a corporator of the Auburn Public Library and a corporator of Central Maine Healthcare Corporation.

Many times she said she had a happy life enjoying traveling in their motor home, reading, knitting, playing bridge, crafts, cooking, a close family and good friends. She loved collecting quotes and poems and frequently shared them with her family. She often expressed her fondness for the 23rd Psalm.

Survivors are a sister, Phyllis Jacubouis Lothrop and her husband, Allan, of Fryeburg; their daughters, Cynthia L. Engvall and husband, Bert, and their sons, Nathaniel and Sam of Upton, Mass., and Susan Hart and husband, Stephen, and their children, Melissa and Matthew of Billerica, Mass.; sister-in-law, Caroline Nason Bither of Wilmington, Del.; nephews, Tom Bither of Monroe, La., Chris Bither of Walled Lake, Mich., and Dan Bither of Wilmington, Del.; brother-in-law, Peter Nason of Albany Township; nephews, Joshua Nason of Manchester and Adam Nason of Auburn; and niece, Caroline Nason Mitchell and husband, Chris, of Emerald Hills, Calif.

Her family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the wonderful team that has cared for her these past months.

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