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Cora E. Spain

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Cora E. (Morrill) Spain, age 99, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died on Wednesday evening, December 22, at the Bay Path Nursing Home in Duxbury. Cora was born on a working farm in Cambridge, ME in 1911, one of 13 children to John Thomas Morrill and Margaret E. (Dunn) Morrill. Cora was a kind hearted, patient woman who loved to spend time with her family and looked forward to seeing all her extended family members at the Morrill-Dunn Family Reunion held for many years in Maine. She lived for a time in the Neponset section of Dorchester where she worked at the Keystone Piano Factory and after marrying in 1932, she lived and raised her family in South Weymouth and later lived in Abington, Palmyra, ME and in Plymouth. Cora is pre-deceased by all her siblings, 5 brothers and 7 sisters, her husband of nearly 70 years, Stanley Spain, and two daughters-in-law Bette M. (Puopolo) Spain and Cynthia J. (Wilson) Spain. She leaves 3 children, Stanley R. Spain, Ret. WFD, of Rockland, Roberta M. (Spain) Cazeault married to Jon T. of Plymouth and Russell W. Spain of Concord, NH as well as 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the McDonald Funeral Home, South Weymouth at 809 Main St. (Rte 18 opp. South Shore Hospital) on Tuesday evening 4 - 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the Funeral Home on Wednesday morning at 11 followed by burial in the Village Cemetery, Weymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Coras memory to the Paula Cazeault Childrens Education Fund, PO Box 117, Kingston, MA 02364. Mcdonald-funeralhomes.com

Published in The Patriot Ledger from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2010
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