Clare Coey Newbury, of Edgecomb, died unexpectedly Sept. 18. Born Oct. 1, 1946, she was a fourth-generation resident of Squirrel Island.
She leaves behind children, Beth, Tris, and Bret; grandchildren, Lexi, Dahlia, Rosalie, and Simon; brother, Peter Coey; as well as many lifelong friends.
A service and light refreshments will take place at 2 p.m., Sat., Oct. 6 at Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay. A “Clarebration” of life will be held on Squirrel Island next summer. Updates to follow at hallfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Squirrel Island Historical Society; or Lincoln County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 7, Edgecomb, ME 04556, from which she adopted many of her beloved pets.
To extend online condolences, please visit hallfuneralhomes.com.
Hall’s of Boothbay has care of the arrangements.