Bernice “Bunny” Gamage, 89, of Damariscotta, transitioned peacefully into spirit on the morning of June 1. Born on July 14, 1928 in Portland, she was the daughter of Patricia Dunn and Louis Bellefontaine.
Bunny worked in the local school system for over 40 years, retiring from Great Salt Bay Community School where she worked from its inception. She enjoyed reading, golf, knitting, needlepoint and camping. She was also a past member of the Damariscotta Historical Society.
Besides her parents, Bunny was predeceased by her husband, Edward; and daughter, Priscilla.
She is survived by daughter, Jacalyn Fraser and husband Linwood; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A service for Bunny will be held at 10 a.m., Fri., June 8 at St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, immediately following the service, at the Hillside Cemetery in Damariscotta.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bunny’s memory to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, PO Box 7, Edgecomb, ME 04556.
Condolences, and messages for her family, may be expressed by visiting StrongHancock.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta.