Josephine E. Warren


Josephine E. Warren, 91, passed away at her home on March 26, 2019. She was born in Ellsworth, July 30, 1927, the daughter of Sterling and Virginia (Pinkham) Wescott.

She graduated from Lee County High School in Fort Myers, Fla., in 1945. Upon graduation and returning to Maine she met her future husband, James Warren, and they were married for 47 years before his passing in 1999. She was employed at Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. for a number of years. She was a lifetime member of the United Baptist Church. She filled her time doing volunteer work for Meals for ME, the local food pantry and her church teaching Sunday school and singing in the choir. She enjoyed being with and caring for her family and loved all animals.

Jo is survived by her nephew, Tommy Jordan, and wife, Dawn; nieces, Trudy Clarke and husband, Bruce, and Karen Mulhern and husband, Charles; grandnieces, Jayne Bowden and husband, David, and Susan Coffin and husband, Travis; one great-grandniece; three great-grandnephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband; two sisters and one brother.

The family would like to extend their deepest love and appreciation to Roberta “Bertha” Atherton for making Jo’s last two years at home comfortable and fun.

A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m., April 22, 2019, at the United Baptist Church, Pine Street, Ellsworth.

Contributions in Jo’s memory may be made to the SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605.

Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth.

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