Amber  McCabe

Amber S. McCabe

Wednesday, April 29th, 1931 - Monday, December 24th, 2018
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Monmouth – Amber S. McCabe, 87, a resident of Monmouth, passed away peacefully, early Monday morning, December 24th at her home. She was born April 29, 1931 in East Monmouth, the daughter of G. Clinton Smith and Dorothy (Frost) Smith. She attended East Monmouth One Room Schoolhouse, was a graduate of Melrose High School in Massachusetts, attended Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts and also attended Gorham State Teachers College. On November 1, 1952 in Greene she married her husband John F.C. McCabe, Sr. They enjoyed 43 years together before his passing on December 14, 1995. Amber was devoted to her family and her home, and took great pride in caring for her family and working on their farm. She was a member of the East Monmouth United Methodist Church and the Church Auxiliary, and the Monmouth Lions Club. She enjoyed volunteering at the Monmouth Food Bank, knitting prayer shawls and mittens, cooking for church suppers and was known for her great pickles and relish. She is survived by her sons, Stephen McCabe, Sr. and wife Edie of Shirley, Joel McCabe and wife Barbara, Colin McCabe and John F.C. McCabe, Jr. and wife Iona, daughters, Marguerite McCabe and fiancé Thomas Haefele and Kathleen Heath and husband Timothy all of Monmouth, brothers, Ralph C. Smith and wife Dorothy of Kittery, and Kenneth Smith and wife Rita of Greene, sisters Constance Buckley of Leeds and Frances McCabe of Auburn, 9 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-laws, Geraldine MacCabe and Hedwig MacCabe, brother-in-law, Lloyd McCabe, her aunts, Ruth Travers and Nellie Mae Rolfe, her uncle, Wilbur Smith and her dear friend, Donna Frost, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and her granddog “Rosie. She was predeceased by her parents her husband, brothers, Roger, Robert, Raymond, Roland, Fred, and Milton Smith, sister, Alberta Tapley and several brothers-in-laws, and dear friend Ken Frost.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    East Monmouth United Methodist Church
    Hwy 135
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 1:00pm
    East Monmouth United Methodist Church
    Hwy 135
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Monmouth Ridge Cemetery
    Cemetery Road
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    Interment will be in the spring


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Guy Piper/Don Piper Jr.

Posted at 12:44am
Amber What a fine lady.She was a great American.Was the type of person which this great country was founded on many years ago. She was a very active member of the Monmouth Lions Club.Lions Clubs international is the largest service organization in the world.She was part the 1.4 million members in 206 countries and geographic areas.If there was a need in Monmouth or beyond she was always there to help. She was a leader in Maine Agriculture for many years. "Condolences To The McCabe Family" "Amber McCabe Will Be Missed" Guy Piper/Donald Piper Jr.

Pam Wing

Posted at 09:18am
Many caring thoughts are with you at this time. Amber was a dear friend to my Dad. Pam Wing

Barbara Shaw

Posted at 06:12pm
We send our deepest sympathy to all the family. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Love, Barbara & Ron

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