1931 – 2013

FARMINGTON — Rosamond C. Haley, 81, of Third Street, Dixfield, formerly of Skowhegan, went to be with her Lord Friday, Feb, 8, 2013 at the Sandy River Nursing Home.

She was born Oct, 19, 1931, in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, Canada, the daughter of J. Stanley and Hattie (Barteaux) Crockett. She graduated from Skowhegan High School and Bloomfield Academy and attended business school in Skowhegan.

She worked as a reporter, photographer and columnist for the Somerset Reporter in Skowhegan for many years. She was active in her church and served the town of Skowhegan as a ballot clerk for many years. She was an Avon representative for 30 years. Rosamond attended the Rumford First Baptist Church and the Trinity Evangelical Free Church in Skowhegan.

She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, knitting, collecting stuffed animals and supporting many charitable organizations, as well as spending time with her family and friends. She was known to many as the “Hat Lady.”

Survivors include her daughter, Jamie Dennett and husband, Scott, of Dixfield; son, L. A. Watson-Haley and wife, Gina, of Hillsboro, Ore.; sister, Gwendolyn Blodgett and husband, Gerald, of Skowhegan; sister-in-law, Rosemarie Crockett of York; three grandchildren, Ryan Dennett and wife, Devon, of Gorham and Mary and Victoria Watson-Haley of Hillsboro, Ore.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; and a brother, Gilbert Crockett.

Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and memories online at www.meaderandson.com

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