Anne F. Williamson of Cambridge, MA and Kingfield, ME died peacefully June 27, 2012 near her home in Cambridge surrounded by family and friends. Anne was born in Kingfield, ME July 26, 1938 the daughter of Dana and Ruth Williamson. Anne graduated from Kingfield High School and Bryant and Stratton Business College in Boston. She was widely read, had an excellent memory, and took many courses from Harvard University Extension. She had a very successful thirty-five year career with Arthur Andersen in Boston, ending as a training director. She was able to retire early and enjoy a long retirement. Anne was active in Cambridge community affairs and made many lasting friendships. She was involved in local Democratic politics, belonging to the Cambridge Democratic City Committee for over thirty years, serving as treasurer for some candidates, and actively supporting others. She served on the Cambridge Postal Advisory Committee, the RCCC, and several others. She traveled extensively with family and friends, visiting many European countries, Israel, Canada, the Caribbean, and most of the United States. Anne was close to her brothers and sister and the favorite aunt to her nieces and nephews. She loved to spend time in Kingfield and with each of her extended families. She traveled often to Maine spending time with family for holidays, March Madness, Kingfield Days, camp week, the Blueberry Festival, and fall foliage tours. She faithfully attended graduations, sports events, and special celebrations in support of her family. She is survived by her brother James Williamson of Kingfield, brother David Williamson and his wife Olivia of Woolwich, brother Terrence Williamson and his wife Pamela of Hampden, sister Janet Hewett of Machias; the families of Meridel Cosgrove and Susan Kimball; nieces Jennifer Maconochie, Dianne Strait, Sarah Curran, Anna Staples, and Amanda Baker; nephews Michael Williamson, Andrew Hewett, David and Brennen Strait, Ethan and Henry Maconochie, Nicholas and Oliver Hewett, David and Stephan Margas, and Walter Kimball. Anne was very thankful for all the wonderful health care workers who treated her so well at Franklin Memorial, Eastern Maine General and Massachusetts General Hospitals. The family is grateful for the comfort provided by the staff of Cambridge Rehab and Nursing Center during her final days in Cambridge. Friends and family may donate to the cancer
or The Kingfield Historical Society, P.O. Box 238, Kingfield, Maine 04947. A memorial service will be held at the Kingfield Methodist Church on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 1:00p.m. with Rev. Miginess officiating. Internment will be at the East New Portland Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington, ME. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com
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Published in The Cambridge Chronicle from July 3 to July 10, 2012