2017-05-26 / Obituaries

Priscilla Tarbox

Priscilla Richards Tarbox, 88, formerly of Pool Road, passed away Monday May 8, 2017, at SouthRidge Living Center. She was born in Buxton May 30, 1928, the daughter of Burleigh and Bessie Nield Richards Sr. She attended local schools and graduated from Samuel D. Hanson High School.

She met Joseph Tarbox and they married Sept. 17, 1947. Priscilla first worked at the Pepperell Mills and then for Roll-A-Way Bowling Alley.

Tarbox loved bowling, knitting, puzzles, sports, line dancing and attending her husband’s U.S. Navy ship reunions in different parts of the country.

Priscilla is predeceased by her husband Joseph Tarbox Jr., her mother and father, brothers Burleigh “Bud,” Donald, Carlton and Robert Richards, her half-sister Betha Nunan and nephew Timothy Tarbox.

She is survived by two daughters Theresa Valliere and husband William from Dayton and Gloria Bennett and husband Stanley of Kennebunk, four grandchildren Colleen, Billie-Jo, Lacy and Tyson, two great granddaughters Saran and Danielle, two great grandsons Dylan and Kyle, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was May 13, 2017 at Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home in Saco. The funeral service followed at the funeral home. She was to be laid to rest at South Buxton Cemetery (Tory Hill) next to her husband.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions in her memory, please consider the Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094

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