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Betty Lou Iris Sinclair

February 15, 1936 September 19, 2019
Betty Lou Iris Sinclair
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Obituary for Betty Lou Iris Sinclair

DETROIT-Betty Lou Iris Sinclair, 83, died peacefully on Thursday, September 19, 2019, in Pittsfield.

Betty was born on February 15, 1936, in Troy, Maine, a daughter of Albert and Grace (Russell) Thompson. She graduated from Maine Central Institute with the class of 1954.

Betty was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Being a homemaker, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, and making all kinds of crafts. She and Jr spent many years seasonal camping with some of their closest friends. One of her favorite places was Balsam Woods Campground in Abbot. She belonged to the Endless Season Riders Club, the ATV Club, and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children: Michael Sinclair and wife Gina of Tamarack, FL, Mickey Young and husband Dana, Kevin Sinclair, Eric Sinclair, and Wade Sinclair, all of Detroit; grandchildren: Vicki Haardt and husband Hank, Sue Brown and husband Wayne, Bobby Joe Young, William Young and wife Jaime, Aimee Young and companion Jeff McGrath, Sammie Santos, Eric Sinclair Jr, Sierra Sinclair and Trevor Kelley; great grandchildren: Austin Brown, Jenna McGrath, Alex Young, Abe Young and Jordan Kelley; brothers-in-law: Wayne Sinclair and wife Clivia and Laurice Sinclair and wife Verna, all of Pittsfield; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Chester “PITA”.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Elwood, lovingly called Jr; an infant daughter; and her sister, Donna Perkins.

Should friends desire, memorial donations may be given to the Lafayette Center, 33 Whiting Hill Road, Brewer, Maine, 04412, in Betty Lou’s memory.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, 191 Hartland Avenue, Pittsfield, with Pastor Bill Johnson officiating. A private committal will take place at the Detroit Village Cemetery, Route 220, in Detroit.

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2:00 PM 9/28/2019 2:00:00 PM
Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home

191 Hartland Avenue
Pittsfield, ME 04967

Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home
191 Hartland Avenue Pittsfield 04967 ME
United States

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Lafayette Center

33 Whiting Hill Road
Brewer, Maine 04412

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