Arlene C. Hemmingsen, 91 of Belfast died Nov. 25, 2010, in Belfast.

She was born Jan. 6, 1919, in Bangor, a daughter of Fred and Edith (Dow) Estabrook.

Arlene enjoyed raising her family, as well as hunting and fishing with her husband, and loved watching wildlife.

Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Edward Hemmingsen, of Belfast; two children, Nancy Loew-Colwell of Plainville, Mass., and Edward Hemmingsen Jr. and his wife, Judy, of Belfast; three siblings, Gerry, Dean and Phillip Estabrook; three grandchildren, Beverly Loew of Arlington, Va., Linn Loew-Caprarella and her husband, James, of Plainville, Mass., and Ellen Loew-Campana and her husband, Michael, of Yorktown Heights, N.Y.; and five great-grandchildren, Jamie, Kyla, Bobby, Kaitlinn and William.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, at Penobscot Shores at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at