Florence Madelene Rackliff Hastings

1935 – 2018

VIENNA – Florence Madelene Rackliff Hastings, 83, passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, at her home in Vienna, with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 28, 1935, in Vienna, the daughter of Charles P. Hastings and Linda Mason Hastings.

Florence enjoyed playing piano and guitar. She spent many hours playing Parcheesi and cards with family and friends. She enjoyed camping, gardening, horse racing, eating fried clams, and most of all going to Santa’s Village. Florence held many jobs through the years from Maine Dowel, to a CNA, to operating a bulldozer.

Florence is survived by; daughter, Pam Butterfield and partner, Donnie Bailey; sons, Butch Rackliff and wife, Sharon, Kenny Rackliff and wife, Laurie, Rodney Rackliff and partner, Brian Arthurs; sisters, Virginia Wheeler, Linda Johnson and husband, Chet, Sharlene Stevens; brothers in-law, Ralphael Rawlins and Floyd Stevens; grandchildren, Chris Rackliff and Myriah, Bill Rackliff and Erica, Jake Rackliff and Katherine, Brianna Charles and Loren Charles; great-grandchildren, Alex Rackliff, Tyler Rackliff, Bradyn Swett, Sawyer Rackliff; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by; her parents; son in-law, Arnie Butterfield; sister, Shirley Rawlins; brothers, Alvin Hastings, Charles P. Hastings Jr.; and brother in-law, Charles Wheeler.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, from 6 to 8 PM, at Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, Maine. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home, with Rev. Laura Church officiating. Interment will be at the North Vienna Cemetery, Tower Road, in Vienna. A reception will follow at the North Vienna Methodist Church, 576 Tower Road, in Vienna.