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MILO - Madelyn G. "Nana" Deschamps, 86, wife of the late Ernest J. Deschamps, died Dec. 18, 2001, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born Sept. 30, 1915, in Brownville Jct., the daughter of Daniel and Mattie (Philbrook) Washburn.

She is survived by five daughters, Rosemarie Eastman and her husband, Lewis of Springhill, Fla., Katherine Valente of Naples, Fla., Rena Stanchfield and her husband, Glenn of Tamarac, Fla., Polly Ellis and her husband, Lee of Brownville, Nancy Bantle and her husband, Bruce of South Windsor, Conn.; a son-in-law, Henry Valente of Windham; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was Nana to all those who knew her. She is also survived by three sisters, Dorothy Snow and her husband, Robert of Topsham, Dawn Priestman of Brownville, Charlotte Gerrish and her husband, Earl of Brownville. She was predeceased by three brothers, Kenneth, Leigh, and Paul.

Friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at the Lary Funeral Home, Milo, where memorial services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, by special friend, Reuben Lancaster. Burial will be in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery. Following the services at the funeral home, all are invited to share in a time of fellowship and refreshment at the Down Home Bed and Breakfast, Elm Street, Milo. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Hibbard Nursing Home Activity Fund, P.O. Box 159, Dover-Foxcroft 04426.

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