2018-05-04 / Obituaries

Lois Noyes

Lois Freeman Noyes 84, of Kennebunk, died April 17, 2018 at her residence in Kennebunk surrounded by her family following a long period of failing health.

Lois was born in May 26, 1933 in Boston, the daughter of Earl Rider and Virginia Hahn Freeman. She is a graduate of Everett High School, Everett, Massachusetts, attended Framingham State College briefly before transferring to the former Nasson College in Sanford, earning her degree in home economics and beginning her lifelong love of the southern Maine area.

In her youth, she worked for five years at Geneva Point Camp in Moultonborough, New Hampshire, during the summers, where she made many lifelong friends that have lasted till today.

Marrying the love of her life, Howard Noyes, together they raised their family in Kennebunkport, where she made their loving home on Wildes District Road. Once her family was old enough, she joined her brother, Dr. Earl (Bud) Freeman’s practice, where she spent 20 years managing his office in Kennebunk.

A member of South Congregational Church, she added to the church community in many ways, including her love of singing in the choir. Lois was also a member of Sweet Adeline’s’ Yankee Belles, Rainbow, Nasson College Alumni and was a Mayflower descendent. Lois loved to sew and braid rugs, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family, spoiling her grandchildren at any opportunity she could.

Survivors include her husband Howard (Howie) Noyes of Kennebunk, two sons Daniel Noyes and his wife Carol of Allenstown, New Hampshire, and Jonathan Noyes and his wife Monica of Kennebunkport, a daughter Rebecca Gilbert of Kennebunk, grandchildren Joshua and Abigail Noyes, Rkiya and Ryder Noyes, Nathan and Corey Gilbert, a great granddaughter Vaughn, a brother Dr. Earl (Bud) Freeman and his wife Deborah of Kennebunk, and a sister Nancy F. Downing and her husband John of Kennebunk, and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 at Bibber Memorial Chapel 67 Summer St., Kennebunk . A celebration of Lois’s life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Whiston officiating.

The family is extremely thankful to the staffs of Home Instead, Amedysis Home Health Care and Beacon Hospice for the care they gave, as they allowed Lois to be able to stay in her home during her final days.

Should friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Nasson College Alumni, PO Box 416, Springvale, ME 04083.

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

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk.

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