Catherine Day Bragdon


Catherine Day Bragdon, 95, passed away Aug. 18, 2019, in Ellsworth.

She was born in Eastbrook, June 14, 1924, the daughter of Lawrence M. and Elizabeth M. (Joy) Ashe.

She worked for 20 years at the IGA and volunteered at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for many years. She was a member of the United Baptist Church, where she served as deaconess, American Legion and Green Mountain Pamona Grange.

Catherine is survived by daughters Linda Buzzell and husband, Wayne, of Ellsworth and Juanita Workman of Searsport; daughter-in-law, Debby Day Sauer of Naples, Fla.; sister, Joyce Harding and Richard of Lamoine; eight stepchildren; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by husbands, Raymond Day and Kenneth Bragdon; son, Roger Day; son-in-law, Larry Workman; brother, Lawrence Ashe Jr; sister, Betty Harding; a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.

A visitation service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21 at United Baptist Church, 28 Hancock St., Ellsworth with a funeral service at 2 p.m., with Rev. Scott Conners officiating. Interment will be at Woodbine Cemetery, Ellsworth.

The family wishes to thank Courtland Rehab for their excellent care and kindness extended to the family.

Contributions in Catherine’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth.

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