Burial: Aft 10 Jan 2008 Riverside Cemetery, Hancock, Hancock, Maine 1
Birth: 16 Jul 1916 in Milltown, Maine
Name: Lila Christina Cochran
Death: 10 Jan 2008 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine
Lila C.Cushing, 91, died Thursday, January 10th at an Ellsworth healthcare facility. She was born at Coryville Plt., the third of thirteen children born to LaForest and Flora (Harriman) Cochran.
Title: Lila Christina Cochran (1916 - 2008)
She attended local schools and as a young adult worked as a mother's helper in Calais and Milltown. In 1938, she married Edgar M. Cushing and moved to Woodland, where they lived until 1978 when they moved to Hancock, to be nearer their family. While living in Woodland, Lila attended the Peoples Methodist Church, where she also taught Sunday school. She later joined the Woodland Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters: Nancy Drugge of Scarborough and Jeanie Downing and her husband, Bill, of Bar Harbor; two grandchildren, Greg Downing and his wife, Tracy of Ellsworth, and Angela Stinchfield and her husband, Mike of Waterville. Lila's greatest joy the past two years has been her two great-grandchildren, Mason Downing and Lara Stinchfield; sisters, Verna Willis of Prescott Valley, AZ., Helena Cochran of Topsfield, Daisy Marin of Falmouth, Maxine Varney of Saco, Alice Six of Old Orchard Beach, Billie Linscott of Auburn, and Louise Chapman of Scarborough; her brother Hiram Cochran of Augusta; a sister-in-law Roberta Cochran of Limerick; 22 nieces and nephews and their families. Lila was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edgar, in 2003; two brothers; Harold and Charles Ashton; two sisters, Beatrice and Pauline; two nephews and one niece.
Spring committal services will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Hancock. (Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home on-line)
Father: Laforest Cochran b: 4 Jul 1886 in Codyville, Washington, Maine
Mother: Flora M. Harriman b: 2 Jan 1894 in Codyville, Washington, Maine
Edgar Manford Cushing b: 13 Nov 1918 in Dennysville, Washington, Maine
26 May 1938
in Maine 2
- Nancy Cushing b: Abt 1936
- Jeanie Cushing b: Abt 1938
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Page: Riverside Cemetery, Hancock, Hancock, Maine
- Title: Maine State Archives