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Anna "Ann" Thurston

November 4, 1954 March 10, 2019
Anna "Ann" Thurston
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RUMFORD – Mrs. Anna “Ann” Thurston, 64, died Sunday March 10, 2019 at the Rumford Hospital surrounded by her family. She was a resident of North Main Street in Andover.
Born in Rumford, Maine on November 4, 1954 she was a daughter of Robert and Sylvia (Gates) Hayes, Sr. She attended Rumford and Telstar schools. Later in life Anna became passionate about teaching and taught at Dirigo and Andover schools. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was married in Rumford Point, Maine on July 9, 1977 to Mark Thurston who survives of Andover. Other survivors include her two daughters, Amy Stetson of Andover and Karen Thurston and husband Bobby Grafton of Andover, her mother Sylvia Hays of Mexico, a sister Barbara Hays of New Hampshire, a brother, Robert Hayes, Jr and his wife Monica of Mexico, 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, a son-in-law Lewis Stetson of Andover, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Jeffrey Michael, a sister Susan and her father Robert, Sr.
Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday March 15, 2019 at the Andover Congregational Church with Pastor Linda Couture officiating. Interment in the spring will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Andover. Friend and family are invited to call at the Meader & Son Funeral Home 6-8 PM on Thursday.

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6:00 PM 3/14/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/14/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meader & Son Funeral Home

3 Franklin Street
Rumford, Maine

Meader & Son Funeral Home
3 Franklin Street Rumford Maine
United States





11:00 AM 3/15/2019 11:00:00 AM
Andover Congregational Church

Andover, Maine

Andover Congregational Church
Andover Maine
United States

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Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Andover, ME

Andover ME
United States

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