Winifred Grace Grendell, 77, passed away peacefully Dec. 19, 2010, at a Bangor hospital.

Winifred was born in Bangor, Nov. 9, 1933, to Earl P. and Doris M. (Eastman) Grendell.

Winnie had a wonderful outlook on life and had a special place in her heart for each and every holiday. She looked forward trips to Santa’s Village and Story Land, as well as a yearly trip to the Blue Hill Fair with her nephew Earl to watch horse and oxen pulling.

Winnie enjoyed singing, coloring and playing all sorts of games with her great, great nieces and nephews including Yahtzee, checkers, card games and bingo.

Winnie is survived by her nephews, Earl Anderson and wife Sandra of Frankfort who were her caregivers for the past 13 years, and Gerald Anderson and wife Kelley; as well as many great nieces and nephews whom were very special to her. Winnie was predeceased by her parents; two sisters, Olena (Grendell) Anderson, and Shirley (Grendell) Kruger; and one brother, Wolfred Grendell.

A funeral service was held at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave. in Hampden, Dec. 27, 2010, with Pastor Tim Hall officiating.

Interment will be in the spring at Oak Hill Cemetery in Winterport.

Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through www.hampdengilpatrick.com.