1934 – 2013

AUBURN — Catherine B. Mellen, 79, of Leeds, died Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Hospice House in Auburn.

She was born on Jan. 24, 1934, in Prince Edward Island, Canada, the daughter of Aeneas and Sadie (MacIntyre) MacDonald. Catherine was a member of the Saint Francis Xavier Parish in Winthrop.

She enjoyed traveling to Prince Edward Island, where she grew up, and to visit family. She also enjoyed playing bingo, having lunch with her friends and was an avid Red Sox fan. Catherine especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was a devoted caregiver, homemaker and housewife.

She is survived by her husband, Robert S. Mellen; two brothers, Gerard and his wife, Mary Ann MacDonald, of Prince Edward Island and Mickey and his wife, Gail MacDonald, of Nova Scotia; three sisters, Lucy Monk and Lilian Duffy of Ontario and Mary Gill of Prince Edward Island; sons, Robert and wife, Lori, of Monmouth, Steve and his wife, Roberta, of South Paris, Scott and his wife, Rose, of Lewiston and Danial and his wife, Stephanie, of Leeds; daughter, Cindy and her husband, Warren Jipson, of Leeds; and four grandkids, Kelsey, Kennedi, Jacob and Nicholas Mellen.

Catherine was predeceased by her parents and five brothers, Cecil, Ray, Peter, Merlin and George MacDonald.

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