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NEWPORT – Joan E. Holyoke, 70, died unexpectedly September 16, 2004 at a Pittsfield hospital. She was born July 26, 1934 at Winterport a daughter of Robert and Hope (Clark) Higgins. She graduated from Bangor High School, Class of 1953. She was a past member of the Newport Women’s Club, and the Barrows-Skidgel Post American Legion Auxiliary. Joan owned and operated the Tent Village Campground in East Newport with her family for 34 years, retiring in 2002.

In addition to her mother, Hope Adams of Frankfort, she is survived by her husband, Vernon E. Holyoke of Newport; 2 daughters, Terry Bryant and husband Randy of Newburgh, Hope Holyoke and her husband, Gerald Leighton of Newport; 2 brothers, Robert Higgins of Hampden, Randolph Higgins and his wife Susan of Winterport; 3 grandchildren, Justin and Paige Doble, and Lucas Leighton; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Friends may Call from 6 to 8 PM Saturday, September 18th, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Newport, where funeral services will be held 1 P.M. Sunday with the Rev. George Darling officiating. A burial service for the family will be held 11 A.M. Monday At Oak Hill Cemetery, Winterport. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Newport Fire Department Rescue Squad, 27 Water Street, Newport, ME 04953.

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