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CORINNA—Beulah (Doherty) Knowles, 90, passed away peacefully January 20, 2005 at an Orono health care facility. She was born May 31, 1914 at Wakefield, MA a daughter of Bert and Fern (Whittaker) Doherty. Beulah was self-employed with her husband, Charles H. Knowles on the family farm that dates back to the early days of Corinna. She attended the United Methodist Church in Corinna and was a member of the United Methodist Women. Beulah was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by 2 daughters, Linda E. Smith and husband Carl of Corinna and Donna Lee Brodeur and husband Dennis of Millinocket; 5 grandchildren, Eric Smith, Sylvia Miholovich, Susan Cummiskey, Chad Brodeur and Jennifer Caruso; 8 great grandchildren, Sarah and Stephen Smith, Connor Miholovich, Carlton Cummiskey, Luke and Grant Brodeur, and Alex and Ryan Caruso; a brother, Dana Doherty and wife Ki of Corinna; several nieces and nephews, including her niece, Judy Young and family, who were an important part of Beulah’s life. She was predeceased by her husband in 1983; brothers, Lionel and Bert Doherty, Jr.; sisters, Constance Doherty, Doreen Clark and Clara Louise Stevens.

Funeral services will be held in May at the Corinna United Methodist Church with Pastor Sharon Lovejoy officiating, at a time to be announced. Burial will be in the Corinna Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 418, Corinna, ME 04928.

Beulah’s family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Orono Commons for the wonderful loving care she received. Also a special thanks to her two resident angels, Ben and Michael. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, Corinna.

Funeral services for Beulah Knowles will be held 11 AM Saturday, May 7th at the Corinna United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Terrence McKinley officiating. Burial will be in the Corinna Center Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Crosby & Neal Funeral Chapel, Corinna.

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