Carlene F. Hildebrandt, 1935 - 2015

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Carlene F. Hildebrandt, 79, formerly of Auburn, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the Montello Manor in Lewiston, where she had been a resident for the past year and a half. Born in South Paris on April 30, 1935, she was the daughter of Martin and Evelyn Morse Miller. Carlene attended Auburn schools and was a graduate of Edward Little High School, Class of ’53. She worked in the office of Stearns, Inc., until starting her family, and then did accounting at home for several years. She later went to work managing elderly housing, including Oak Park in Lewiston, the Cotton Mill in Hallowell and Arch Alpha in Augusta. She retired as a Registered Orthotic Fitter from Bedard Health Care Pharmacy in 1997. She was awarded the “Service Award” and the “Terese Lasser Award” by the American Cancer Society, for her volunteer service facilitating a breast cancer support group and Reach to Recovery. She also served as Commissioner of the Auburn Housing Authority for two terms, ending in 2013.  A member of Holy Cross Church, Prince of Peace Parish, her greatest joy came from time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include her son, Calvin K. Shaw of Lewiston, daughter Brenda Robitaille and husband Marc of Greene, grandchildren Ryan and Nicole Robitaille, and her brother, Donald Burns and wife Nancy of Greenville, TN. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 33 years, Howard Hildebrandt, who passed away on February 4, 2015, and her sister, Jeanette Varney. 

Funeral Notice

HILDEBRANDT, Carlene, 79, formerly of Auburn, died in Lewiston on March 10, 2015. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, 1 - 3 PM. Service will be Monday, 11 AM, at Holy Cross Church. Interment, Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Montello Manor Resident Activity Fund, 540 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240.

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