A graveside memorial will be held Thursday, July 17 at the family plot at Achorn Cemetery, Rockland for Nancy Dole Allen LaCroix.

Mrs. LaCroix passed on Jan. 26, 2014. She was born at Sebago Lake Village, the daughter of Leander Dole and Mary Dresser Dole Bell. She graduated from Standish High School and the Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary General Hospital as a registered nurse.

Mrs. LaCroix was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the National and State Societies of the Mayflower Descendents, and the Society of the Descendents of Washington's Army at Valley Forge. She was also an avid golfer and won several Rockland Golf Club championships. Mrs. LaCroix, then Nancy Allen, served as director of the Lobster Festival beauty pageant as well.

Her first husband, Robert L. Allen, MD preceded her in death in 1959 as did her son Stephen W. Allen in 2013. She is survived by sons, Robert L. Allen of Salem, S.C., and R. Bradford Allen of Bucksport; a daughter, Dr. Gretchen M. Allen of Greenwich, N.Y. and nine grandchildren.

Mrs. LaCroix and husband Bernard were married 52 wonderful years, residing in South Harpswell and Brunswick.