Della B Seeley (born Ripley)

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Gender: Female

Date of Birth: February 9, 1917

Date of Death: May 12, 2001

Birth Place: Hartford, ME

Death Place: Lewiston, ME

Della B. Seeley

LEWISTON – Della B. Seeley, 84, a resident of Greene, died Saturday evening, May 12, at Central Maine Medical Center, where she had been a patient for two days. She had made her residence for the past two weeks at the Meadows Senior Living Center in Greene.

For the past few years she had made her home with her sister on the College Road in Greene. She was born on Feb. 9, 1917, in Hartford, the daughter of Perley and Gladys (Washburn) Ripley.

She attended the Hartford school system. She married Samuel J. Seeley on, July 23, 1932 in Lewiston. He died Nov. 16, 1970. She was a dedicated wife and mother, who also enjoyed assisting the elderly. Cooking was one of her favorite pastimes, as well as going to yard sales.

She is survived by, one son, Roger L. of Oxford; two daughters, Barbara and her husband Robert Goyette of Greene, and Joyce Gilson of Farmingdale; one sister, Virginia L. Hanson of Greene, 10 grandchildren; Joel and Michael Welch, Jamie Vellani, Linda Sylvester, Brenda French, Jeffrey and Todd La Verdiere, Tina Roan, Lisa Hall, and Sean Goyette; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Published in the Sun Journal on May 14, 2001