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Maybelle C. Drown

Maybelle C. Drown Obituary
Maybelle C. (Barcelo) Drown, age 105, entered into eternal life on September 28, 2011. Maybelle was born in Cambridge, and lived in Brighton until she moved to Weymouth in 1917 which has been her home ever since. Mrs. Drown was a longtime volunteer at the Colonial Nursing home in Weymouth. She was recognized as the volunteer of the year in 1979 by the Mass Federation of Nursing Homes Maybelle was a dance instructor in South Weymouth at the Fogg Opera House many years ago and directed plays for the Monday club. She voluntarily entertained at area nursing homes and senior centers and she loved singing at piano clubs. She was an accomplished artist with oils and pastels. Beloved wife of the late Francis N. Drown. Devoted mother of Constance M. MacDonald and Richard B. Drown, both of Weymouth and the late Jeanette (Fountain) Colbeth. Beloved sister of the late Reverend Louis P. Barcelo, and Geraldine (Hennedy) OLeary. Loving grandmother of Francine, Elaine, Lauren, Scott, Heidi, Eddie, James, Dianne, Maryanne. and the late Steven and Sharon. Also survived by 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service at the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home on Monday, October 3 at 10 a.m. conducted by Reverend William Harding, of Bethany Congregational Church. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2 - 4 and 5 - 7 p.m. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

Published in The Patriot Ledger from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2011
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