Eugenie R. Brill, 88
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BRIDGTON -- Eugenie R. Brill, 88, died on Nov. 22, 2012 at her home in Bridgton. She was born in Bridgton on May 1, 1924, the daughter of Morris P. Graffam and Hannah R. Douglass Graffam. She was a graduate of Bridgton High School. Genie worked at several jobs throughout her life; the Bridgton Pondicherry Woolen Mill; South-Worth Machine during WWII and Down East in Bridgton. In 1980, she started Brill Lumber Company with her husband, Gordon W. and sons, Steve and Scott. She retired as bookkeeper from Brill Lumber Co., Inc. in 2004. However, Genie's favorite jobs were being a wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a member of the Butterfly Group and Red Hat Society. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Janet Lawrence and husband, Neil, son, Stephen Brill and wife, Joann, daughter, Pamela Dyer and husband, Roderick, son, Scott Brill; grandchildren, Jeffrey Lawrence, Jonathan Brill, Stephanie Brill, Jennifer Googoo, Nicholas Dyer; great-grandchildren, Kristi Lawrence Hobbs, Ashley Lawrence, Matthew Brill, Bella Brill; bestfriend, Nina Keene; many nieces, nephews and caregivers. She was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Gordon W. Brill; a son, Harry Brill; and granddaughter, Rebecca Googoo. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.
Funeral Services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton, with interment to follow at Forest Hills Cemetery. Family and Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Eugenie R. Brill
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Nov. 24, 2012