WINTERPORT - Hope (Clark) Higgins Adams, 96, passed away peacefully May 10, 2011, in Florida. Hope was born Feb. 2, 1915, in Winterport, daughter of the late Morris G. and Ruth (Emerson) Clark. Hope was a hard working woman who owned her own convenience store in Brewer, bought several pieces of land which she sold, and worked as a caretaker for many people in the Bangor area.
Hope is survived by her children, Randolf Higgins Sr. and wife, Susan, of Winterport and Robert Higgins Sr. of Florida; brothers, Stephen Clark and Joshua Clark; sisters, Faith McKuster and Olive Clark; grandchildren, Terry Bryant and husband, Randy, of Newburgh, Hope Leighton and husband, Gerald, of Newport, Robert Higgins Jr. and girlfriend, Diane Wescott, of Belgrade, Jennifer Higgins and fianc‚, Jim Morgan, of Bangor, Randolf Higgins Jr. of Winterport and Kelly Thibodeau; great-grand-children, Justin Doble, Paige Doble, William Oxley III, Dustin Littlefield and Luke Leighton; a great-great-grandchild, Grace Oxley; a son-in-law, Vern Holyoke of Newport; and a daughter-in-law, Coral P. Higgins of Winterport.
Hope was predeceased by her parents; her first husband, Robert B. Higgins; her second husband, George S. Adams Sr.; her daughter, Joane E. Holyoke; and three sisters, Ardele Casey, Connie El-Hajj and Pauline Clark. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Winterport. (Bangor Daily News 5/17/2011)