1917 – 2014

FARMINGTON — Glenys Arlene Boutilier, 97, passed away on Friday, May 2, at Edgewood Living Center in Farmington, with her loving family by her side.

She was born in New Sharon on April 6, 1917, a daughter of Herbert and Minnie (Bachelder) Collins. She was educated in Rangeley schools. Glenys was married to Angelo Cirillo and he died in 1945. Later, she married Wilbert O. Boutilier and he died in 1982.

Glenys worked as a stitcher at Norwalk Shoe in Skowhegan for 25 years, retiring in 1962. She transported the late George Edmunds of Phillips to his kidney dialysis treatments in Waterville three times a week.

For many years, she was a member of the New Sharon Grange and New Sharon Methodist Church. Glenys enjoyed making knitted mittens and crocheting for family, school children and the church. She spent many hours in her garden and canning. Glenys enjoyed spending time with her family and everyone knew her as “Gram.”

She is survived by one son, David Boutilier, of Sanford; six daughters, Mary Meghar of Florida, Theresa Robbins of Farmington, Anne Boulette of Farmington, Sheila Rose of Monmouth, Joan Witham of Phillips and Wendy Palmer of Naples; two sisters, Eleanor Rackliff of New Sharon and Helen Brann of New Sharon; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her son, John Boutilier; her brother, Wallace Collins; her sisters, Marilyn Rackliff, Minnie Frenette and Addie Ross; her grandson, Larry Townsend; her granddaughter, Shelly A. Searles; and her great-grandson, Derek Searles.

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