Helen M. Ware
RUMFORD –- Helen M. Ware, 90, of Canton, formerly of Turner, died on Oct. 18, 2011 at the Rumford Hospital.
She was born Dec. 15, 1920 in Livermore, a daughter of Harold and Villetta (Randall) Bryant. She was educated in the schools at Brettuns Mills and Canton High School.
She worked at the Priscilla Rug Shop in Turner for 33 years, retiring in 1982.
She lived in Turner for 54 years before moving to Spring Rock in Leeds and later moving to Canton. She enjoyed flower gardening, crossword puzzles, watching and feeding birds and dancing in her younger years.
She is survived by three daughters, Judith Libby and her husband, Jack of Wilton, Roberta Richards and her husband, Donald of E. Jay, and Roxanne Tremblay and her husband, Wilfred of N. Turner; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her former husband, Lloyd Ware; life partner, George Fisher; brother, Lester Bryant; sister, Irene Quimby; and great-grandson, Jeremy Munson.