Gladys M. (Dunton) Harding, 92

Sep 07, 2012

Belfast — Gladys M. (Dunton) Harding, 92, of Belfast, passed away Sept. 7, 2012. She was born Feb. 22, 1920, in Belfast, the daughter of Frank and Florence Dunton.

Gladys worked in the shoe factory and at Penobscot Poultry for many years. She also owned and operated a dairy farm in Albion with her husband, Conrad Harding. Gladys enjoyed attending Morrill Baptist church for many years, planting and growing her garden and most of all loved spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husbands, Stanley Curtis, Chester Richards and Conrad Harding; a son, Larry Curtis; and several siblings.

She is survived by her loving children, Judith Witt and husband Grady of Morrill, Roland Curtis and wife Julie of Florida, Wesley Richards and wife Patricia of Woodland, Virginia Moody of Florida, Wayne Richards and wife Debbie of Belmont and Donald Richards and wife Patsy of Searsport; a sister, Alfreda Pottle, of Gardiner; 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Greenlawn Cemetery, Swanville with the Rev. Jim Culbertson officiating. Those who wish may make donations to Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route 1, Ste. 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074.

Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast.

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