Ramona M. Sawyer, 85, of New Harbor, passed away on the morning of Nov. 28 at LincolnHealth – Miles Campus, with her loving daughters by her side. She was born April 17, 1932 to Muriel Shaw Cutler and Raymond Porter Cutler of Malden, Mass.
She and her family moved to Round Pond in her adolescent years where she attended the Washington School in Round Pond. She later went on to graduate from Bristol High School as Valedictorian of her class.
Ramona worked for many years as a postal clerk in Round Pond until her retirement. She enjoyed listening to the music coming from her barn in Round Pond from the multiple bands her son Dickie played in over the years.
She was predeceased by her first husband, William (Billy) R. Hall; and son, William (Dickie) R. Hall; as well as husband, Kenneth Y. Sawyer.
Ramona leaves behind daughters, Cynthia L. Sheppard of Safety Harbor, Fla., and Pamela Hall-Gaeth and husband Richard of Wiscasset; grandson, William (Alex) Gaeth of Damariscotta; granddaughters, Sarah and Jessica Sheppard, both of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Brittany Carter and husband Chris of Nobleboro; great-granddaughters, Emily Carter of Nobleboro, and Sydney Gaeth of Damariscotta; stepchildren, Kay Hannah and husband Peter, Jeri Pendleton and husband Ron, and Brian Sawyer and wife Linda, all of New Harbor; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Gifford of Round Pond, and Elsie Graffam of Bath; along with a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will take place at 11 a.m., Sat., Dec. 9 at the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta, with the Rev. Richard Newell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, #300, Topsham, ME 04086.
Condolences, and messages for her family, may be expressed by visiting www.StrongHancock.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main St., Damariscotta.