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Smart & Edwards Funeral Home

183 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME

OBITUARY

Emily D. Moody

October 10, 1921October 31, 2019

Cornville-Emily Dorman Moody, 98, died October 31, 2019 with loving family at her bedside. Born on October 10, 1921, to Leonard A. and Emily (Giar) Dorman, she was raised in Hamden, Connecticut. She graduated from Hamden High School in 1939 and worked at the telephone company in New Haven, CT, until her marriage to Myron C. Moody on March 25, 1944, in Hamden CT. She and her husband lived on the Moody family farm in Cornville, Maine and raised their 3 children together. She was a wonderful mother, wife, and homemaker and occasionally did some substitute teaching in the local grade schools. In 1969, Emily graduated from the Maine School of Practical Nursing in Waterville, ME and worked at Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan, ME for 20 years. She was a member of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and a faithful Sunday School teacher for many years. She was married for almost 74 loving, happy years until her husband’s death on February 21, 2018. She held the Boston Post Gold Cane for the oldest resident of Cornville. She is survived by her son, Myron C. Moody, Jr (wife Patricia) of Cornville, daughters Karen M. Hilton of Waterville and Susan J. Moody of Cornville; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; her sister Lillian Rawling of Hamden, CT; sisters-in-law Marjorie Dorman of Hermon, ME, Amy Stevens of Sioux Falls, S.D., Beverly Moody of Houlton, ME, and Angeline Moody of Sheboygan, WI; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband and parents, her brothers Arthur, Harold, Burton, Leonard, and Otis, sisters Lenora, Lucille, Inez, and Arthurine, her son-in-law John Hilton, and her granddaughter, Heidi. She had a private burial and committal service. Memorial services will be held at 2PM on Saturday, November 9th at River of Life Christian Fellowship Church on Academy Street in Athens, ME (old Somerset Academy building) with the Rev James Simpson officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, ME.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her son, Myron C. Moody, Jr (wife Patricia) of Cornville, daughters Karen M. Hilton of Waterville and Susan J. Moody of Cornville; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; her sister Lillian Rawling of Hamden, CT; sisters-in-law Marjorie Dorman of Hermon, ME, Amy Stevens of Sioux Falls, S.D., Beverly Moody of Houlton, ME, and Angeline Moody of Sheboygan, WI; and many nieces and nephews.
    She was predeceased by her husband and parents, her brothers Arthur, Harold, Burton, Leonard, and Otis, sisters Lenora, Lucille, Inez, and Arthurine, her son-in-law John Hilton, and her granddaughter, Heidi.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 9, 2019

Memories

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