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LEWISTON -- Jean Barrington, 85, died on January 3, 2011 at the home of her son, Walter Barrington on Rejane Avenue, Lewiston. She was a resident of Erchles Street in Rumford.
Born in Rumford on April 22, 1925, she was a daughter of the late David and Jessie (Goodfellow) Gilmour. She was a graduate of Stephens High School with the Class of 1943 and also graduated from Burdett College in Boston, MA with the class of 1945.
She worked at the Rumford High School as manager of the lunch program.
She was a member of Rumford United Methodist Church, the church choir, the church Belles, Evening Guild, the United Methodist Women’s Club. She enjoyed quilting, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of the Red Hats and loved a good adventure on the road.
She was married in Boston, MA on November 25, 1944 to the late Walter Barrington Sr., who died in Rumford on April 11, 2002.
Survivors include a son; Walter D. “Chick” Barrington and his wife Linda of Lewiston, a daughter; Ann Thompkins of Rumford, grandchildren; Scott Barrington of West Palm Beach FL, Philip Barrington and his wife Emily of Hampden, ME, Christina Martineau and her husband Normand of Greene, ME, Rachel Hutchinson and her husband Isaac of Lewiston, ME, great grandchildren; Elizabeth, Kelsey, Emma, Samantha, Eve, Lily, Fiona, Liam, Daniel, Ivey a brother; James Gilmour and his wife Phyllis of Mesa, AZ.
She was predeceased by her husband; a son, David; and granddaughter, Jessica.