FARMINGTON — Laura O. Webber, 95, of Farmington, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Pinewood Terrace, where she had been a resident since 2007.

She was born on May 27, 1915, in New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of William and Helen (McLean) Stanger. She graduated class valedictorian from the New Sharon High School in 1933 and went on to attend Bliss Business School.

On June 14, 1938, she married, Richard W. Oliver. Together they raised two sons and a daughter. Richard passed away on Feb. 25, 1961. She remarried to Robert O. Webber on Feb. 17, 1962. He had two sons Wally and Ralph Webber. Robert passed away on Dec. 8, 1996.

Laura was well-liked and known to many friends in the area. She loved her family and flowers and the view from her porch at her home on Bailey Hill Road. She also loved to bake bread, rolls, pies and cookies.

She was an active member of the Henderson Memorial Baptist Church in Farmington.

She is survived by her sons, Doug Oliver and his wife, Susan, of Farmington and Bill Oliver and his wife, Judy, of Colorado; a daughter, Cyndi Ela and her husband, Alan, of Fryeburg; a stepson, Ralph Webber and his wife, Bonnie, of Raleigh, N.C.; a stepdaughter-in-law, Bonnie Webber; nine grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Richard Oliver and Robert Webber; her parents, William and Helen Stanger; four sisters, Margaret Chandler, Vivian Buchanan, Barbara Mason and Eva Brann; and a stepson, Wally Webber.

Words of condolence and tribute may be shared with her family at

Guest Book