Thurley S. Royal, 100, died February 28, 2013 at her home. She was born in East Bucksport, September 5, 1912 a daughter of Thurman and Lulu (Ginn) Snowman.
Thurley married Robert L. Royal in 1934. She worked most of her life as a florist, working for M. A. Clark for 53 years. After her retirement, she remained an avid gardener. Thurley was a gentle soul and will be remembered for being very kind, compassionate and patient.
She is survived by her nephew, John Royal and wife Barbara of Ellsworth; their children, Jackie, Peter, Ben, and Yonas; niece, Margaret Dunn and family of Otis; nephew, Richard Royal of Trenton; sister, Bessie Spooner of Mass; and special friends, Guy and Marguerite Easler of Ellsworth. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert; and 12 brothers and sisters.
Private services will be held.
Contributions in Thurley’s memory may be made to the SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton 04605
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth
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