Viola Buzzell

SURRY — Viola Buzzell, 97, died Feb. 3, 2012, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born Jan. 26, 1915, in Paxton, Mass., the daughter of Lillian Deviow.

Viola graduated from Surry High School and married Earl Buzzell in 1936. She was a past member of the Heifer Project and also a member of Rabbit Breeders Association. She especially enjoyed gardening, spinning her own wool and making mittens for her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Gary Buzzell of Massachusetts, Delmar Buzzell and his wife, Blanche, of Bucksport, and Colby Buzzell and his wife, Patricia, of Hollis, N.H.; daughter, Jeanette Bush and her husband, Frank, of Hebron, Conn.; sister, Gertrude Webber of Surry; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl; daughter, Alvira; and daughter-in-law, Donna.

Graveside services will be announced in the spring. Gifts in Viola’s memory may be made to the Surry Methodist Church, P.O. Box 58, Surry, ME 04684. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at

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