1934 – 2014

AUBURN — Cynthia Ann Provost, 80, of 85 Caron Lane, Auburn, died Sunday, April 20, at the Odd Fellows’ Home, where she resided for the past two and a half years.

Born in Lewiston on March 11, 1934, the daughter of the late Frederick Oscar and Etheldreda Matthews Whitmore, she graduated from Edward Little High School in the Class of 1951.

A member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish at St. Philip’s Church, she served on the parish council and worked in the circulation department at the Sun Journal, prior to her retirement. She was married to Edward C. Provost on Jan. 23, 1954; he died on Oct. 6, 1984.

Cynthia was a member of the United Commercial Travelers Club and enjoyed camping in Bridgton during the summers and reading, and in her younger years she was an accomplished seamstress.

Mom will be remembered for her dry sense of humor and the love of her family.

She is survived by daughters, Catherine Provost of Auburn and Lisa Provost of Buxton; her brother, R. Peter Whitmore and wife, Constance, of Naples, Fla., and Monmouth; her brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Susan Provost of Poland Spring, Ronald Provost of Woodside, Del., and Constance Jones of Spring Hill, Fla; and several nieces and nephews.

Online guest book is at www.thefortinfgroupauburn.com.

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