OBITUARY

Valorie J. Sherburne

April 8, 1955May 7, 2019

Valorie Jean Sherburne, 64, of Skowhegan, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday May 7, 2019 at the Northern Lights, Inland Hospital in Waterville, Maine, from complications of diabetes. She was born April 8, 1955 in Hartland, Maine, the daughter of Earl and Mildred (Adams) Sherburne. She attended Bath schools through ninth grade, tenth grade at Dexter High School and then graduated from MCI in the class of 1973, and she then attended the University of Maine at Farmington. For several years she lived and worked in Phoenix, AZ, returning to Maine in 1988 she went to work at the Athens Country Store for her father for 5 years, then at Savage Oil for 5 years, lastly she cared for the handicapped until becoming disabled herself. She had been a resident at Clover Manor in Auburn, ME since 2013. Her hobbies were reading, watching TV, going to the movies and playing Yahtzee. She loved listening to country music and she especially loved spending time with her family and friends. Valorie is survived by her father Earl Sherburne and her step-mom Jacqueline of Skowhegan; her brother Donald Sherburne and his wife Judith of Lisbon Falls; her nephews and nieces, Stephen Earl and his wife Lisa Pottle of Lisbon Falls, Susanna Sherburne of Brunswick, Samuel Sherburne attending Liberty University in VA; two very special great-nieces, Grace Kirk and Indira Sherburne; several aunts and uncles and many cousins. She was predeceased by her mother Mildred Sherburne; her former husband Randal Pereault and her grandparents. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday May 22, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine. A Celebration of Her Life will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in Valorie’s memory to the American Kidney Foundation, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, Maryland 20852

  • FAMILY

  • Valorie is survived by her father Earl Sherburne and her step-mom Jacqueline of Skowhegan; her brother Donald Sherburne and his wife Judith of Lisbon Falls; her nephews and nieces, Stephen Earl and his wife Lisa Pottle of Lisbon Falls, Susanna Sherburne of Brunswick, Samuel Sherburne attending Liberty University in VA; two very special great-nieces, Grace Kirk and Indira Sherburne; several aunts and uncles and many cousins.
    She was predeceased by her mother Mildred Sherburne; her former husband Randal Pereault and her grandparents.

Services

  • Visiting Hours Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Bette Knowles

May 15, 2019

Dear Earl and Jacquie and Donnie and all the family,

We send our heartfelt condolences to you and all the family on the passing of Valorie. Memories of Val's beautiful smile and sweet heart are in the forefront as I think of her through the years. She truly had a special light all her own and we all are happier for having known her. Our thoughts are with all of you. We send love and wishes for peace to you.


Much love and hugs,
Bette and children Mark, Sandi and Darci and families

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