Constance "Connie" Anne Pinkham
1942 - 2018
LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP -
Constance "Connie" Anne Pinkham, 75, passed away April 13, 2018, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 3, 1942, in Skowhegan, the daughter of Walter and Ella (Safford) Lane.
She graduated from Anson Academy in 1961 and earned an associate degree from Skowhegan Business School. Her first and favorite job was for Union Mutual, where she worked for four years. Over the course of her working life, she was a bank teller, a store clerk, and a secretary for a telephone company and a wood mill.
In 1961, she met Wright Pinkham. They married on Feb. 16, 1963, and spent the next 55 years together. As a part of the life they made, she was a charter member of the Lexington-Highlanders Snowmobile Club and hosted many Sunday lunches for the trail crew. In addition, she was the woman behind the man and assisted Wright with the Lions Club, the Historical Society, and the Cemetery Association.
Connie is survived by her loving husband, Wright H. Pinkham Sr., of Lexington; two sons, Wright "Butch" Pinkham Jr. and friend, Sharon England, of Somersworth, N.H.; and Jason Pinkham and wife, Deborah, of Levant; one sister, Sharon Vital and friend, Sheldon Brown, of Embden; four grandchildren, Moriah, Nicholas, Elana, and Seth; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her mother, father, brother William Lane, and granddaughter Bianca Noel.
A memorial gathering will be held in Madison at Giberson's Funeral Home on Maple Street on May 5, 2018, from 1-3 p.m., followed by a graveside service at 4 p.m. at the Lexington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the
Somerset Humane Society
P.O. Box 453
Skowhegan, ME 04976