Phyllis E. Smith, 90

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PORTLAND — Phyllis Edna Smith, 90, of North Yarmouth, died July 30 in Portland.

Born Oct. 20, 1920, in Methuen, Mass., she was a daughter of Philip T. and Grace (Osgood) Prince.

In 1924 the family moved to Cumberland. After her father’s death, she and her mother lived in the Cumberland and Brunswick area. In 1927 her mother married Robert A. Ross.

After she graduated from Greely Institute in 1938, she married Herman S. Smith in August 1939, and they lived in North Yarmouth.  

She served on the Maine Extension Homemakers Council for 60 years, was an organizing member of the North Yarmouth Ladies Auxiliary, a founding member of the Wescustogo Grange, and a member of the First Congregational Church. For several years she served as town treasurer and tax collector of North Yarmouth.

Her interests included knitting, sewing, playing Bingo and card games, and spending summers at her camp on Little Sebago Lake.

The family wishes to thank the North Yarmouth and Yarmouth Rescue units and the staff at Mercy Hospital for their care and services.

She was predeceased by three brothers, Alvah Prince, Whitney Prince, Lawrence Ross, and her husband, Herman.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. John Janice Woodcock and husband John, Marcia Fuller and husband Joel, and Sharon Gregor and husband Ronald; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.  

Funeral services were held Aug. 4.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fire Rescue Association, 10 Village Square, North Yarmouth, ME 04097.

Arrangements are by Lindquist Funeral Home, One Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth.  

Please visit lindquistfuneralhome.com for additional information and to sign her guestbook.

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