EAST ORLAND Erselene G. Nightingale, 81, died April 28, 2011, at an Ellsworth Hospital. She was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Starks, the daughter of Roy and Ina Harris.
She loved being a mom and grandmother to her family. She will be greatly missed.
Erselene is survived by her daughter, Deborah Nightingale; her son, Gary Nightingale; her four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald K. Nightingale; her daughter, Diane Hardie; as well as her parents; brothers; and sisters.
At her wishes there will be no services. There will be a private burial at a later date. Many thanks go to the staff at Golden Acres in Hancock for her great care, and a big thanks to Dr. Trenkle.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.