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DEXTER - Margaret Agnes (Cobb) Haskell passed away peacefully August 6, 2008 from complications of respiratory disease at home surrounded by her family. She was born May 27, 1930 in Delhousie, New Brunswick, a daughter of Francis Freeman and Phyllis R. (Worden) Cobb.

She attended Becker Junior College and spent almost 35 years working at Dexter Shoe Company. She also did volunteer work at the office of Dr. Challa Reddy. Margaret was a communicant of St. Annes Catholic Church. She enjoyed dancing, bowling, sewing, and quilting.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by 3 sisters, Delores Denise Leighton, Thelma Marie Pomeroy, Katherine Theresa Cobb; brother, Joseph Raymond Cobb; infant daughter, Patricia Laurene Haskell; granddaughter, Lisa Marie Bagley; 2 brother-in-laws, Edwin Leighton and John Giambusso.

Margaret is survived by her husband of 60 years, Lawrence M. Haskell, Sr. of Dexter; 3 daughters, Bonnie Jean Bagley and husband Roy of Gray; Patricia Frazier and husband Scott of Bucksport; Lynn Marie (Manson) Bailey and husband Jason of Waterville; a son, Lawrence M. Haskell, Jr. and wife Cathy of Sangerville; a sister Clara Doreen Giambusso of Palm Springs, California; 3 brothers Francis F. Cobb, Jr (Bud) and wife Sylvia of Salem, Massachusetts; John and wife Neva Cobb of Corinna; Robert (Bob) Cobb and wife Joan of Newfoundland, Canada; grandchildren: Shaun M. Frazier and wife Kim of Bucksport, Karen Bagley of Medford, Massachusetts, Mark Bagley and wife Diana of Townsend, Massachusetts, Keith Bagley and wife Alison of Leominster, Massachusetts, Samantha Howard and husband Brian of Sangerville, Hogan Haskell of Sangerville, Kyle Manson of Waterville; great-grandchildren: Madison Frazier and Courtney Killinger of Bucksport, Hannah and Nick Bagley and Evelyn and Noah Bagley of Massachusetts, Hilary and Grant Howard of Sangerville; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as friends, relatives, and neighbors who helped provide friendship and care.

A graveside service will be held 10 AM Monday August 11, 2008 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with Deacon Frederick Harrigan officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Maine SIDS Foundation, 14 Charlonate Drive, Gray, ME 04039; or to the Sunshine Club of Dexter, c/o Mrs. Nancy Baldwin, 59 Acadia Street, Dexter, ME 04930.

Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Those who wish may sign an on-line guest register at

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