Alwilda "Allie" Letitia Munson, 91

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FREEPORT — Alwilda “Allie” Letitia (Gray) Munson, 91, died July 14 at Hill House Assisted Living in Bath.

Munson was born in Winn on March 10, 1921, a daughter of Eugene James and Letitia May (Travis) Gray.

The daughter of an immigration officer, she was raised in Aroostook County. Munson graduated as valedictorian from Fort Fairfield High School in 1939 and from Aroostook State Normal School in 1942. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from University of Maine in Orono. She married Harold Arthur Munson in 1946. Munson taught elementary school for many years in Washburn, Houlton, Hallowell and Wiscasset.

Munson was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, the Rebekahs, Retired Teacher’s of Lincoln County, the Congregational Church of Wiscasset where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Organ Society, the Wiscasset Senior Center, the Mayflower Society, Friends of the Wiscasset Library, the Jaycee Wives’ Club in Augusta, and the Augusta Players. She also served on the Maine State Board of Optometry.

She was an avid reader and active participant in family life and her community.

Munson is survived by her daughter, Teresa Gail Golan, of Freeport; her son, James Arthur Munson and his wife, Lori, of Wiscasset; her sister-in-law, Marian Munson, of Presque Isle; three granddaughters, Amy L. Brewer and her husband, David, of Brunswick, Rachel E. Putnam and her husband, Jason, of Bliss, Mich., and Letitia M. Munson of Wiscasset; one grandson, Travis A. Munson, of Baton Rouge, La.; five great-grandchildren and five nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one sister, Emma Octavia Conlogue.

Visiting hours will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 20 at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 21 at First Congregational Church of Wiscasset UCC with Rev. John Potter officiating.  A gathering of family and friends will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Fort Fairfield at a later date.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 7, Edgecomb, ME, 04556.