Frances Creamer Shrout, 83, of Warren, died July 30 at her home following a brief illness.
She was born Oct. 11, 1924 in Waldoboro, daughter of the late Maurice and Eula Creamer. She was a graduate of Waldoboro High School and Maine General in Portland and became an R.N. Over the years she worked at Miles Memorial Hospital and as a private duty nurse.
Mrs. Shrout will be remembered for her tremendous love of animals, especially her pets. She was a fan of game shows, crossword puzzles, word jumbles and cribbage.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, George Shrout; a brother; a sister; and a grandson.
Mrs. Shrout is survived by two sons, Curtis Winchebach and wife Bonnie of South Portland and Craig Winchenbach and wife Tami of Waldoboro; three daughters, Cathy York and husband Donald of Damariscotta, Terry Johnston and husband Lee of Jefferson and Sandy Kingston and husband Brian of Warren; nephew, Jeff Hilton of Nobleboro; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren, and several cousins.
Private family service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Shrout will be held at the convenience of her family, with Pastor Tom Wagers officiating. Interment will be in the family lot in the Old German Protestant Cemetery in Waldoboro.
Relatives and friends are invited to share their condolences with the family at www.strongfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Strong Funeral Home, Damariscotta.