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Eileen P. Jamison (1929-2020)

Eileen P. Jamison

FARMINGTON - Eileen P. Jamison, 90 of Temple, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center.

She was born in Wilton on Nov. 6, 1929, the only child of Robert and Florence (Edgerly) Pierce.

She graduated from Wilton Academy in 1947 and graduated from Bliss Business College in Lewiston, where she met her future husband, Leo Jamison. They were married in Wilton on June 18, 1949 and celebrated their seventieth anniversary in 2019.

Eileen worked as office manager/bookkeeper for several local businesses in the Wilton area and then as a legal secretary until she retired from the Probate Office of Franklin County District Court in 1992. She was an active member of the Wilton Methodist Church. Above all else, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had many interests including sewing for her family, doll-making, crewel/cross-stitch, painting and reading. She loved camping with friends and family and attending all sporting events of her kids and grandkids. She loved all animals, but especially loved the dogs she had through the years Sammy, Ginger, Popcorn, Lady and Buddy.

Eileen is survived by husband Leo; her three children, Lea Anne Marble, Robert and his wife Pam Jamison, Julie and her husband Alan Sawyer. Nine grandchildren: Rebecca and her husband Edwin Monahan, Jacob and his wife Tara Marble, Katherine Marble, Matthew Jamison, Mark and his wife Amber Jamison, Sarah Jamison, Nathan and his wife Crystal Jamison, Dr. Gregory Sawyer and his wife Annah, and Jamison Sawyer; Ten great-grandchildren, Lucia and John Leo Marble, Esmé, Trent and Asha Jamison, Teddy Jamison, Lylah, Jude, and Levi Sawyer, and due in the spring, Isla Jamison.

The family wishes to express a heartfelt thanks to the staff at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center & Androscoggin Homecare and Hospice for their exceptional care. The family asks that in lieu of flower donations be considered for the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. The family invites relatives and friends to a memorial visitation, Saturday from 10-11 am at the Wiles Remembrance Center/Adams~McFarlane Chapel, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington. Interment will be in the spring at Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton.

Memories may be shared with her family on her memorial wall at

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  1. Our PRAYERS and CONDOLENCES to Julie, Alan and the Family.

  2. What a wonderful woman and wonderful family. She was such a sweetheart. Will always remember Mrs. Jamison.

  3. Eileen will live on in my heart and the hearts of many in this area. She has been in my life from day one with her care, compassion, easy laughter and upstanding values. May memories, as well as her strong faith, be a comfort especially to Leo and to all her family at this time.

  4. Eileen was such a delight; always smiling and eager to share news of her family. Have missed running into her at the grocery store where we would catch up. My heart goes out to Leo and the family.

  5. Oh, Eileen. You were such a joy to work with and a sparkling presence in our lives. Joyce and I have missed you and will miss you so much. All our love and hope for fond memories goes out to Leo, Lea Anne, Robert , Julie and their families. Dick and Joyce Morton

  6. Julie & Family,

    I'm so sorry for your loss
    Thinking of you and all your family

  7. Leo, you and Eileen were such a long time and devoted friends to my parents, Joe and Glynnese. I so appreciated you visiting them at the nursing home. It warmed my heart that she was not forgotten...
    My condolences to you, Leo, for your loss.