Shirley Frances Carville

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LITTLE DEER ISLE   – Shirley Frances Carville, age 91, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Deer Isle, Maine. She was born November 18, 1926 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, a daughter to the late Benjamin Haskell and the late Doris Mabel (Eaton) Haskell.

Shirley attended Saunder’s Memorial Congregational Church. She was a private housekeeper. Also, she did seasonal blueberry work, clamming, and sardine packing. During the winters, Shirley enjoyed quilting.

She is survived by her children- Mary Hardy and her husband, Melvin of North Deer Isle, ME and John Carville and his wife, Ellen of Little Deer Isle, ME; grandchildren- Richard Hardy and wife, Jody and Emily Carville; great grandchild- Taylor Hardy; siblings- Lindon Eaton of New Platz, NY, Doug and Linda Haskell; Frank and Polly Haskell, Milton and Priscilla Haskell; brother in law- Royce Boone of Medway, ME.

Shirley was predeceased by both of her parents- Benjamin Haskell, Doris Mabel (Eaton) Haskell, and Essie Haskell; Henry B. Eaton, grandfather and Mary Ellen Eaton, grandmother (They brought up Shirley); siblings- Marilyn Boone and Geraldine Haskell Turner; spouse- Alton Boone; spouse- Robert Carville.

The family of Shirley Carville would like to thank Hancock County Hospice and the staff at Island Nursing Home, especially Becky Siebert, for giving great care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hancock County Hospice or Island Nursing Home.

A graveside service is scheduled for 1pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Haskell District Cemetery in Little Deer Isle, ME.

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One Response to Shirley Frances Carville

  1. Williams Family says:

    The loss of a cherished loved one is the most devastating experiences a family can face. At times, the loss may seem unbearable. Please know that there are family and friends who care and more importantly Psalm 34:18 tells us that “God is near to those that are broken at heart. He is the God of all comfort. God will comfort you during this difficult time of grief. Our prayers are also with you and your family.

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