Bar Harbor Record

October 10, 1934

Mrs.  Adeline  Ash  Higgins

Mrs. Adeline Ash Higgins, widow of the late Edwin H. Higgins, died at her home at 92 Main Street on Sunday morning at 7;45 after a brief illness with pneumonia, at the age of 88 years.  Mrs. Higgins was a member of one of the oldest families of this region.  She was the last of a family of eight children, sons and daughters of the late Benjamin and Maria Higgins Ash.  She was born in Gouldsboro and has been a resident of this town for a great many years.

She was a charter member and one of the founders of St. Saviour's  Episcopal church and active through years in every branch of its work, until advancing years made it impossible.

Mrs. Higgins leaves one daughter, Mrs. Lee Templeton of Portland who has been with her mother throughout many weeks of her ill health.  She is the former Miss Mabel Higgins and a sister to Dr. John B. Ells.

Funeral services were held at St. Savirours church on Tuesday afternoon at 2;30.  Rev. Leon. Shearer, A officiating.  The poll bearers  were George Beard, Joseph Kirk, William Miller and Warren Curtis.

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