Lois D. Vannah

Dec 29, 2014
Lois D. Vannah

Waldoboro — Lois D. Vannah, 91, resident of Waldoboro passed away passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at Miles Memorial Hospital, Damriscotta.

She was born Feb. 24, 1923, in Nobleboro and was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Annie Atkinson Donnell. Lois attended and graduated from the Lincoln Academy Class of 1942. She married Stanley A. Vannah on Oct. 24, 1947. Mrs. Vannah and her husband worked in Vannah's Market for 12 years until his death. She was the treasurer for The Ladies Auxillary of the Old German Church from 1971 until retiring in 1991. She was a longtime member of the North Nobleboro Baptist Church and a member of the German Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Vannah was predeceased in death by her parents, her husband Stanley, a brother Chester Donnell; four sisters, Thelma D. Moody, Edna D. Spear, Maxine Lane and Marie D. Ashworth; step-son Richard Vannah; two step-grandsons, Ricky A. Sproul and Craig R. Sproul.

Survivors include; two daughters Susan Butler and her husband Drew of Waldoboro, Sally V. Fogleman and her deceased husband Glenn of Waldoboro; a brother, Roger Donnell of Carmel; step-daughter Joan Genthner and her husband Clyde of Bremen; step-son Stanley Vannah Jr. and his wife Nancy of Nobleboro; sister-in-law Helen Pietla of Nobleboro; granddaughter Jency Torres and her husband Matthew and their children Alyjah and Mya Torres all of Boston, Va.; grandson Zachery Butler and his companion Katie of Union; grandson Dylan Fogleman and his companion Cassie of Union; grandson Jarreth Fogleman of Union; very special great-grandson Allen Sproul of San Antonio, Texas, step-daughter-in-law Barbara Vannah of Waldoboro.

Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Vannah will be held in the spring at the German Cemetery in Waldoboro. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to; The North Nobleboro Baptist Church, C/O Eden Spear, 34 Benner Road, Nobleboro, ME 04555. Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro, ME is entrusted with arrangements.

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