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1928 - 2018
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Obituary for Bernice "Bunny" Gamage

Bernice "Bunny"  Gamage
Bernice “Bunny” Gamage, 89 of Damariscotta, transitioned peacefully into spirit, on the morning of June 1, 2018. Born on July 14, 1928 in Portland, Maine, she was the daughter of Patricia Dunn and Louis Bellefontaine.

Bunny worked in the local school system for over 40 years, retiring from Great Salt Bay Community School where she worked from its inception. She enjoyed reading, golf, knitting, needle point and camping. She was also a past member of the Damariscotta Historical Society.

Besides her parents, Bunny was predeceased by her husband, Edward; and her daughter, Priscilla.

She is survived by her daughter, Jacalyn Fraser and her husband Linwood; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A service for Bunny will be held at 10:00am, on Friday, June 8th at St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, immediately following the service, at the Hillside Cemetery in Damariscotta.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bunny’s memory to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, PO Box 7, Edgecomb, ME 04556.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Condolences, and messages for her family, may be expressed by visiting:

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