2017-03-31 / Obituaries

Pauline Drew

Pauline Johnson Drew, 90, of Arundel, died Monday night, March 20, 2017 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born in North Kennebunkport on Dec. 8, 1926, a daughter of Neil and Winona (Hayford) Johnson. She grew up in North Kennebunkport (Arundel), attending local schools.

On April 20, 1946, she married Maurice E. Drew. They enjoyed 57 years together until his death in 2003.

Pauline was a teacher’s aide at Mildred L. Day Elementary School in Arundel for over 20 years. She was a member of the Mother’s Club and the Arundel Fireman’s Auxiliary.

Pauline loved raising farm animals (known for her “fat” cows), gardening, riding on her lawn mower, baking chocolate chip cookies and helping children in any way that she could.

In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by two sisters, Naomi Cyr and Florence “Pinky” Whitten and an infant great grandchild, Timothy “Sullivan” Bushey.

Pauline is survived by two sons, Richard Drew and his wife Karen Bundy of Otisfield, Maine, Kenneth Drew and spouse Mark Pinkham of Arundel; two sisters, Donna Dow of Kennebunk, Juanita and her husband Jesse Thurston of Arundel; two grandchildren, Brittany Sullivan of South Paris, Maine, and Chelsea Talley of Norway, Maine; three great grandchildren, Goldie Sullivan of South Paris, Darian Talley, and Delilah Mondesir of Norway. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Auntie “Po” and Grammy “Po” will be missed.

A graveside service at Arundel Cemetery in Kennebunkport will be held in the spring, with date and time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name are encouraged to: Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074; or Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Pauline’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com.

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk.

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