DANFORTH - Ione (Frye) Lane, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Houlton Regional Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born to the late Grover and Hazel (Hayman) Frye on December 22, 1926.
Ione loved good food and socializing, enjoyed going to Bingo and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room. Over the years Ione worked at many jobs including sporting camps and a nursing home. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Ione is survived by her companion of 50 years, Jason Crone of Danforth; her son, Robert Lane and wife, Helena of Millinocket; granddaughters, Lori Ann Preston and husband, Wade of CT, Kelley Lee and companion Adrian Doust of Prentiss; a great grandson, Matthew Cowan of Milford; great granddaughter, Tinesha Fleming and husband, Bryan; great great granddaughters and the joys of her life, Karagan and Kenlee Fleming, all of Danforth; brother, Doug Frye of Danforth; a sister, Janice Lee and husband, Delbert of Danforth; many nieces, nephews and cousins, including a special niece, Arlene Kinney. Besides her parents, Ione is predeceased by her daughter, Norma Jean Lee and son-in-law, Kendal Lee; two grandsons, Robbie and Timmy Lane; her brothers, Frederick, Robert and Gerald Frye and sisters, Katherine Martin and Hattie Gilman.
In keeping with the wishes of Ione, there will be no funeral services. Burial will be in the Spring. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her at Madigan Estates and Houlton Regional Hospital. Memorial donations in her name may be made to the charity of your choice. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com