BETHEL — Nancy J. Lincoln, 74, died peacefully at home in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 27, after suffering various illnesses over the past few years.

She is survived by her sister, Louise Lincoln Poisson and her husband, Roger; and two children, Scott and Glen; her brother, Arthur (Fred) Lincoln and his wife, Karen; and their four children, Arthur IV, Marlo, Matthew and Andrew; and 11 grand-nieces and -nephews.

Nancy was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and moved to Maine in 1946 with her father, Arthur F. Lincoln Jr. (deceased in 1966), her mother, E. Louise Lincoln (deceased in 1999) and her two siblings. Nancy started elementary school in Mexico, then finished it in Pittsfield. In 1955, she moved to Bethel with her family and entered Gould Academy, where she excelled in sports. She graduated in 1960 after missing an entire year due to an illness. She then attended and graduated from Thomas Business College in Waterville.

Nancy worked for Western Maine Supply Co. for 38 years and retired in 2008. She was an avid gardener and stamp collector and was devoted to her many dogs over the years.

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