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In Memory of

Ellen Schwietering

April 16, 1944 - August 9, 2017

Obituary


.Portland- Ellen Louise Schwietering, 73, of St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence, passed away on August 9, 2017.
She was born in Westwood, Massachusetts on April 16, 1944. Ellen graduated from Westwood High School. She married William E. Schwietering on June 15, 1968 and they remained friends even after divorce in 1992.
Ellen worked various jobs and was proud to be a Navy wife. She began at Shaw's Supermarkets in 1985 which continued for 25 years of service.
Ellen loved assisting people and took great pride in her work at Shaw's. She was passionate about...

.Portland- Ellen Louise Schwietering, 73, of St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence, passed away on August 9, 2017.
She was born in Westwood, Massachusetts on April 16, 1944. Ellen graduated from Westwood High School. She married William E. Schwietering on June 15, 1968 and they remained friends even after divorce in 1992.
Ellen worked various jobs and was proud to be a Navy wife. She began at Shaw's Supermarkets in 1985 which continued for 25 years of service.
Ellen loved assisting people and took great pride in her work at Shaw's. She was passionate about taking care of family, friends and animals. She loved superhero movies and TV Westerns, such as Laramie and The Lone Ranger. Ellen especially loved to make creative Halloween bags for the neighborhood children; often both parents and kids were excited to see what was in this year's bag.
She is survived by her daughter, Marjorie E. Schwietering of Lisbon, ME; Brother, Hathaway E. White, Jr. of West Virginia; Brother, Parker F. White of West Paris, ME and Cousin, Susan Beal Dyer of Westwood, MA. A big thank you to Beacon Hospice and St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence for the comfort and care in her final days.
A memorial service will be held 1 pm on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth.
Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com for additional information and to sign Ellen Schwietering's guestbook.