Apr. 8, 1904 Guilford Piscataquis County Maine, USA
Feb. 5, 2008 New Portland Somerset County Maine, USA
Melba was a teacher by profession, graduating first from Farmington Normal School, Farmington, ME; then receiving a Bachelor's Degree from Gorham State Teachers College. She began teaching in South Waterford (name in the History of Waterford book) and then in Portland at various schools where she taught first grade. She retired from the Harrison Lyseth School at North Deering in 1973 after teaching for 30 years. Melba loved Long Island and spent much of her lifetime there.
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Aunt Melba, you have been gone for nearly four years now. It doesn't seem possible. You spent the last five years of your life living in our home and sharing your wonderful memories of Long Island and family and friends. You were a wonderful teacher to...(Read more) -
Your Loving Niece, Linda Added: Nov. 29, 2011