Victoria E. Chandler

Mar 18, 2014
Victoria E. Chandler

Nobleboro — Victoria Elizabeth “Nana” Chandler, 95, passed away peacefully at Miles Memorial Hospital March 16, 2014.

She was born Dec. 25, 1918, in Boothbay to Sumner and Helen McFarland.

Vicky attended and graduated from the South Bristol public schools. While there, she played on the school basketball team.

After graduation, she worked at the alewives stream in Damariscotta Mills as a processor. She then worked as an inspector with GTE Sylvania from 1952-1980, when she retired.

In her spare time, Vicky loved gardening and baking at home. She was a member of the Nobleboro Baptist Church for 56 years and enjoyed helping with church dinners. One of her favorite things to do was spend time with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren.

Vicky was predeceased by her parents, a daughter, Sandra Kennedy in 1999, two sisters: Verona Keene and Gerry Mahan, three brothers: James, Roland and Marshall McFarland, and three son-in-laws: David Seiders, Arthur Wylie and Harold Kennedy.

She is survived by two daughters, Maxine L. Wylie and Sylvia Seiders of Nobleboro; eight grandchildren, Lori-Ann Sylvester and her husband Kip, Rebecca Wylie and her companion Randy, Stanley Brewer and his companion Jeannie, Penny Keller, Kimmie Kennedy of Nobleboro, Walter Brewer Jr. and wife Mary of Waldoboro, Georgiann Clark and husband Randy of Damariscotta, and Helen Archer and husband John of New Hampshire; 11 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Sumner McFarland and wife Charlene of Limerick and Arthur McFarland of New Harbor; three sisters, Rita Sewall and husband Bob of Damariscotta, Beryl Thompson of Rockland and Evelyn Ball and husband Joe of Round Pond; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Victoria will be held Saturday, May 10, at 2 p.m. at the Nobleboro First Baptist Church, 8 Back Meadow Road, Nobleboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nobleboro Baptist Church Steeple Fund, 8 Back Meadow Road, Nobleboro, ME 04555.

You are invited to share your condolences with the family by visiting their Book of Memories at hallfuneralhomes.com. Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro is caring for the family.

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