Myra L. Eaton, 97, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, after a long illness at Windward Gardens in Camden.

Born in Rockland, Dec. 25, 1915, she was the daughter of John W. and Myra L. Gray Watts. Educated in local schools, she was a 1934 graduate of Rockland High School.

In December 1938, she married Sheldon M. Eaton in New York. Except for the first three years of their marriage when they lived in New London, Conn., the couple resided in Rockland all their married lives. Mrs. Eaton died Sept. 27, 1971.

Mrs. Eaton was a longtime active member of Penobscot View Grange No. 388 in Glen Cove and a member of the Limerock Valley Pomona Grange, No. 30. For several years she enjoyed membership in the Rockland Senior Citizens.

Mrs. Eaton is survived by one son, William K. Eaton and his wife Florence of Rockland; a brother, Chester "Timothy" Brown and his wife Mary of Orange, Calif.; two grandchildren, Michael F. Eaton and his wife Wendy of Hope, Mathew A. Eaton and his companion Erin Vinson of Bangor; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Adam Eaton of Hope; and one cousin, Julia Brackett of Rockland.

A private family service will be held at a later date in Seaview Cemetery, Glen Cove.

Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To share a memory or story with Mrs. Eaton’s family, please visit her Book of Memories at