Jane Mae Eaton Daigle



OBIT - Jane DaigleTREMONT — Jane Mae Eaton Daigle, 67, passed away Dec. 15, 2014, in Bar Harbor. She was born Jan. 9, 1947, in Bar Harbor, the daughter of George Linwood and Donna Phose (Bickford) Eaton.

Living in Seal Cove all her married life, she was married to her late husband, Richard Sr., for 40 years and brought up two sons, Richard J. Daigle Jr. and Roger W. Daigle.

Jane worked for many years as a hairdresser for Mary Kessler in Southwest Harbor in her earlier years and later she and her husband ran their own solid waste business, known as “Daigle Disposal.” She later worked in health care at Sonogee and then went into private care.

One of her passions was her beloved lodge, “The Rebekah,” which she joined in Southwest Harbor in 1967 and stayed active until recently. In 2009, she was the only “Rebekah” left on MDI, as the lodge was closed.

Jane enjoyed ballroom dancing with her husband at the American Legion Hall in Southwest Harbor on Saturday nights and ballrooms on cruise ships clear to the Bahamas.

She is survived by her sons, Richard J. Daigle Jr. of Augusta and Roger W. Daigle of Surf City, N.C.; four grandchildren, Merena Routhier, Savannah Jane, Trevor James, Cody Karl, all of Hancock; one great-granddaughter, Elssia Joy of Orland; one brother, George D. Eaton and wife, Patty and daughter Andrea Jane from Trenton; brothers-in-laws, Robert and wife, Beth and son, Ryan, of Southwest Harbor, Thomas A. Daigle and daughters, Christina and Heather of Virginia, and niece, Megan of Hermon and nephew, Robert and Phillip Daigle and wife, Lisa O’Rouke, of North Hampton, N.H.; and brother-in-law, Michael of Bar Harbor and godson. Thomas Conary Jr. of Trenton.

There will be a private gathering for family and friends, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, Hillrest Cemetery, West Tremont, Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.


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