Evangeline V. Jordan
1928 – 2009
LEWISTON — With our family by her side, our mom, Evangeline Verney Jordan passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 12, at Central Maine Medical Center.
Mom was born on March 1, 1928 to her proud parents, John and Selena Verney and lived in Sheepscott with her brothers, Victor, Richard and Clayton and her sisters, Audrey (Krah), Madelyn (Pierce) and Carol (Shorey).
She graduated from Lincoln Academy in Damariscotta and Gorham State Teachers College, and taught for 20 years in Edgecomb, New Portland and Kingfield schools. While in Gorham, she met our father, Everett whom she married on July 29, 1950. She and dad built Jordan Lumber Co. beginning in 1956. Even after retiring to Florida for the winter, more than 20 years ago, she continued to work at Jordan Lumber each day until she got ill last week.
Family has been the priority of her life. She was passionately devoted to our family who include: daughter, Judith and her husband, George McVety, of Cape Coral, Fla., Everett Jr. (Bud) and his wife, Gloria, of Rye, N.H., Jane and her husband, Jim Talbot, of Falmouth, Suzanne and her husband, Rod Dunham, Richard Keith, Leslie Jay and Jonathan and his wife, Kim, all from Kingfield; she was lovingly called grandmother, garmie, grandmama by 19 grandchildren, Karen, Peter, Amy, Vance, Bruce, Tanya, Tasha, Chelcey Ann, Alex, Morgan, Gregory, Jennifer, Jessica, Justin, Kyle, Stacy Lynn, Taylor Sue, Katie Beth and Jonathan Barry; and 13 great-grandchildren, Ben, Rebecca, George, Laura, Jamie, Katryna, Jacob, Mason, Tanner, Avery, Alex, Aden and Tucker.

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