Helen Gilbert
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Helen R.
Gilbert (Hagerthy)
1932 - 2018
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Obituary for Helen R. Gilbert (Hagerthy)

Helen R.  Gilbert (Hagerthy)
Bucksport- Helen Rosell (Hagerthy) Gilbert, 86, passed away at her home in Bucksport early in the morning of September 10, 2018 with her loving daughter Toni at her side. She was born in Seal Harbor on May 20, 1932, the daughter of Elmer E. Hagerthy Sr. and Gladys M. McKay.
Helen grew up in Bucksport and attended local schools. She was employed at the Bangor Nursery Flower Shop Eastern Maine Medical Center, Emple Knitting Mill in Brewer, spent several years in the shoe industry and tater was CAN, caring for others.
On July 22, 1950 Helen married Charles S. Gilbert Sr. of Bangor. Together they raised their two children on the farm in Bucksport.
Helen had a life long love of horses and mules which she enjoyed showing with her daughter Toni, in Fairs throughout Maine. In addition, Helen adopted over a dozen dogs during her life, loving each one. Helen enjoyed motorcycles throughout parts of Maine and Canada with her daughter Toni and riding buddy Bev Miller.
Helen is survived by her son Charles S. Gilbert Jr and wife Yoncha of Fisher Indiana, daughter Toni Gilbert of Bucksport, sister Isma Brown Parkhurst of Cumberland, sister’s-in-law Patricia Hagerthy of Deer Isle, and Peggy Hagerthy of Martinez CA as well as several nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased in January 2015 by both her husband Charles S. Gilbert Sr and her twin brother, George R. Hagerthy and earlier by brothers Alan M. Hagerthy in 2011 and Elmer Hagerthy Jr. in 1990. Helen will be greatly missed by her constant companion, her loving dog Dexter.
At Helen’s request there will be no funeral. In keeping with Helen’s love of animals, donations in her memory can be made to the Bangor Humane Society 693 Mt. Hope Ave, Bangor, ME 04401. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services Bucksport. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)

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