Astrid Wallace, 72, of Newcastle died peacefully April 19, 2010, in the loving arms of her daughter “Sissy” at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport. She was born Dec. 9, 1937, in Edgecomb, a daughter of Halvor and Doris Bragg Libby.

Astrid was loved by many people. She was a very giving person. Astrid would often put the needs of other people in front of her own. Astrid owned and operated Little John’s Restaurant and was known to serve the local law enforcement officers that special piece of pie. Along with the restaurant she was also one of Avon’s top sales people in the state of Maine.

She was predeceased by the love of her life and father of her children, Neil Robichaud; her father, Halvor Libby; her mother, Doris Libby; a brother, Jim Libby; a grandson, Billy Davis; and her nephews, Andrew and Scott Libby.

She is survived by her children, Allison Ellerbe, Robert Wallace and James Wallace; her stepmother, Vivian Libby; her brothers, Alton Libby and his wife, Elise, Wilton Libby and his partner Leeanna Hutchings, David Libby and his partner Sharon and Gordon Libby; her sisters, Linda Verney and her husband, Jay, and Pat Dance and her husband, Jim; her grandchildren, Jessica Herald, Justin Wallace and Neil Wallace; and her great-grandchildren, Raquel and Treyvon McKenzie.

A celebration of her life will be announced at a later date. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Ecumenical Food Pantry, P.O. Box 46, Newcastle, ME 04553; or the American Legion Unit 0042, 524 Waldoboro Road, Damariscotta, ME 04543.

Arrangements are with the Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro.