Aletha L. Blackmore, 1923 - 2017

Aletha L. Blackmore, 94, of Auburn, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at her home. She was born in Greene on June 2, 1923, the daughter of Charles and Louise Additon Meade. The family moved to auburn in 1931 where she attended the Auburn schools, graduating from Edward Little High School, class of ’40. She attended Bliss Business College, then worked in personal finance, Bates College alumni office. She decided to change careers so attended University of Maine, Orono, graduating class of ’48. Aletha also worked for Auburn school department as a home economics teacher. In July of ’48 she married Benjamin Blackmore, who was predeceased by her, they operated a dairy farm in Auburn for many years. She enjoyed gardening, reading and being “Aunt Lee” to many nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Court Street Baptist Church.

Funeral Notice

Aletha, 94, of Auburn died in Auburn on Thursday, November 16, 2017. At Aletha’s request, a graveside service will be held at 1 PM on Monday, November 20, 2017, Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court Street, Auburn ME, 04210.

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