Brooklin and Deer Isle
June Ernestine Eaton, 93, passed away peacefully Dec. 24, 2020. She was born June 2, 1927, the daughter of Beulah (Crockett) and Forrest Closson.
June graduated from Upton High School in Massachusetts in 1945, marrying Raymond C. Eaton in 1947.
June Eaton Day was held 2015 at Point Lookout to honor her commitment to the Brooklin community. She was an avid reader and walker about town, local historian who gave talks about past happenings and founding member of Brooklin Keeping Society, where she volunteered for 18 years. She worked as an assistant librarian for many years and town clerk for 36 years, retiring at age 66. She was a trustee of the West Brooklin Chapel and gave talks to elementary school children about how school was when she was a young girl. June took part in local plays, sang at weddings, baked pies for summer folks and cakes for weddings. She really enjoyed being involved in her community.
June is survived by daughters, Susan and Wendy (Barry); sons, John (Sheila), Dan (Nancy) and Randy (Liz); grandchildren, Holly, Kristie (Ed), Cindi (Kevin), Brian (Katrina), Lucy (Matthew), Willow, Amanda (Ben), Nicholas, Stamatea, Lacy (husband and child); great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Ava, Emmi, Gage, Jackson and Emelia; nephews, Jim, Tim, Allan Jr. and Scott; nieces, Denice, Sherri, Kelly and Nicki. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Eaton; brothers, Albert and Allan Bishop; sister, Elizabeth Aldrich, and son-in-law, Pearl Billings Jr.
June also leaves many friends and a special good friend, Judy Hardy.
Donations in June’s memory may be made to Brooklin Keeping Society, P.O. Box 4, Brooklin, ME 04616 or Northern Light Home Care & Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.