Freda A. Pearson, 87
ARUNDEL - Freda A. Pearson, 87, of Arundel, died peacefully Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Gosnell Memorial Hos-pice House, with her son at her side, following a brief illness.
Freda was born on Nov. 28, 1929, in Springvale, the daughter of Fred Ray and Gertrude Lillian Welch Bragdon, and attended Wells schools.
She married Robert H. Pearson, and they made their home on the family farm in Arundel.
Employed as an operator, she worked for New England Tel & Tel for 30 years, starting in Sanford, Biddeford, and retiring after 30-plus years from the Westbrook office. She was a lifetime member with the Pioneers, and had been a member for 70 years.
She loved watching any and all sporting events, especially the Red Sox; watching "The Voice" and "Dancing with the Stars," and spending time with her family.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert H. Pearson, who died in 1988.
Survivors include her son Dale Pearson, of Arundel; a brother, Richard Bragdon, of East Waterboro; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Bragdon, of Wells; and several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to acknowledge the wonderful care given to Freda during her stay at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford and Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
Services will be private. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Freda's Book of Memories Page at: www.bibberfuneral.com
Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to
Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
180 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Published by Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jun. 7, 2017.