AUGUSTA — Jean C. Melvin, 91, of Augusta, formerly Farmington, passed away peacefully at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation & Long-Term Care at Glenridge in Augusta on Sunday.

She was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Farmington, the daughter of Thomas L. and Eva M. (Crosswell) Carter. She attended Farmington schools and graduated from Farmington High School in 1945. She worked for 37 years at New England Telephone Co., later known as Bell Atlantic, retiring in 1983. She was a former member of the Farmington Falls Union Baptist Church, the Gold Rule Phylathia Class of Farmington, the East Wilton Extension and the Telephone Workers Pioneers. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, quilting and flower gardening.

She is survived by her son, Michael L. Melvin, of Madison, and a sister, Avis Filler, of Philadelphia.

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