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Suzanne Holmes
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May 15, 1935 – July 27, 2018

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Obituary for Suzanne Holmes Googins (Holmes)

Lamoine -- Suzanne Holmes Googins, 83, died July 27, 2018 at an Ellsworth hospital surrounded by her family. She was born in Ellsworth, May 15, 1935, daughter of Thomas M. and Bertha (Prescott) Holmes.

In her early years of employment she had been a cook at the Lamoine School. She earned her degree in Education and became teacher of several primary grades spanning a career of 31 years. She taught in Ellsworth, Lamoine, and Hancock where she taught Kindergarten through fourth grade. She then taught at the Connors-Emerson School in Bar Harbor for 26 years; the majority of those years were teaching Kindergarten. She truly enjoyed giving of herself through teaching. She loved playing the piano and sharing her gift of music. She also enjoyed traveling with family and friends.

Suzanne is survived by a son, Gary W. Googins of Ellsworth; daughter, Lori J. Googins of Lamoine; grandchildren, Jason, Arielle, Arianna, Jamie, Jodie, and Jordan and husband Mike; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Isabella, and Maximilian; a brother, Blaine T. Holmes and wife Donna; a son-in-law, Donald “Buddy” Wood; several nieces and nephews. Suzanne was predeceased by Maurice, her husband of 65 years; and daughter, Deborah Wood.

Calling hours will be held 5:00-7:00 PM, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth where a funeral service will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 1st. Interment will be at East Lamoine Cemetery.

Contributions in Suzanne’s memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One, Suite 2C,
Scarborough, ME 04074.

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August 1st, 2018 11:00am
Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home (JFH)
113 Franklin Street
Ellsworth, ME

Interment Information

East Lamoine Cemetery
368 Lamoine Beach Rd
Lamoine, ME