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Grace Evelyn Larsen NEWPORT – Grace Evelyn (McFarland) Larsen, 72, was born May 10, 1935 to Norris and Orrilla (Knowles) McFarland in Corinna. After a period of declining health Gracie passed from this life to the next to be with our Lord on January 5, 2008. She attended Corinna schools and graduated from Corinna Union Academy, Class of 1954. She married and raised three children in the Newport area. She spent many years working at Shorettes Diner in Newport and also worked as a CNA at Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield. In 1979 she moved west to California and met the man of her dreams, Spencer Larsen. They worked together for many years at McDonald Douglas in Long Beach, CA. They retired and moved back to Maine to be with family. She was a member of the Barrows-Skidgel Post American Legion Auxiliary in Newport.

Gracie was predeceased by her first husband, Carlston Hudson, and is survived by her present husband and love of her life Spencer of Newport; one brother Fred and wife Beverly McFarland of Dexter; her 3 children, Debra Hudson Lovley and husband Gregory Lovley of Newport; Scott Hudson and wife Lynn Hudson of Plymouth, and David Hudson of Pittsfield; 2 grandchildren, Jason Lovley and wife Kim of Carmel, and Breeanna Lovley of Lake Worth, FL. She is also survived by her husband’s children, Steven Larsen and wife Janice of Florida and Linda Larsen of California.; 3 great grandchildren, Noah, Nicholas and Ava Grace Lovley of Carmel. Gracie was also a special grammie to Christian Gregory Brown of Hartland, Jackie Cook of Etna, Amy Butts and her husband Donald; and great grammie to their children, Drew and Isaac all of Carmel; many nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends. The family wants to especially thank Carol Gray and Mary Thompson.

In accordance with her wishes, private visitation will be held at Crosby & Neal, Newport. A spring graveside funeral and committal service will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 80 Elm Street, Portland, ME 04101; or to the American Heart Association, 51 U. S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Messages of condolence may be expressed to the family at

Graveside committal services for Grace Larsen, who died January 5, 2008, and Spencer Larsen, who died February 28, 2008, will be held 10 AM, Saturday, May 10th, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. An Army honor guard from Ft. Devens will conclude the service with a military committal service honoring Spence’s service during World War II. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may remember this couple with on-line condolences at

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