Celia Bridges Laughlin, 88, of Brooklin, died on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Island Nursing Home on Deer Isle. She was born on May 4, 1924 in Brooklin, a daughter of David and Celestia (Seavey) Bridges.
Celia was a 1941 graduate of Brooklin High School. She married John Laughlin, April 22, 1950. He passed away in May, 1976. Celia was a retired U.S. Postmaster of the Brooklin Post Office with 27 years of service, and she worked with her husband at Brooklin Pottery. Celia was the treasurer of the Friend Memorial Library, Brooklin Alumni Association, Brooklin Keeping Society, and the Rural Cemetery Association. At the Brooklin First Baptist Church, Celia served as a Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, and was involved with the American Baptist Women. She enjoyed knitting and volunteering.
Survivors include her daughter, Geneva Laughlin Barker and husband Danny of Stoneham, ME; her grandchildren, Faith and Joel Barker. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; infant son, Thomas Williams Laughlin; brother, Clarence Bridges; and sister, Florence Bridges Carter.
Services will be held 1:00pm, Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the Brooklin First Baptist Church with Rev. James Lufkin officiating. Interment will follow at Rural Cemetery, Sedgwick.
Memorial contributions in Celia’s memory may be made to the Island Nursing Home, c/o Renovation Project, 587 N. Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle 04627
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 141 South St. Blue Hill
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