Evelyn H. (Huer) Bovie

September 16, 1923 ~ November 22, 2021 (age 98)


Evelyn Francis (Huer) Bovie, 98, of Springvale, passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021 at the Maine Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta.  She was born in Dunkirk, New York on September 16, 1923, a daughter of the late Harold and Ruth (Mansfield) Huer.


Following graduation from nursing school in 1945 she enlisted in the US Army and was stationed in Plattsburg, New York.  It was here that she met her future husband, pilot Verne Bovie, a recuperating  prisoner of war.  They married on September 16, 1945.  Verne then returned to school and the couple lived in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan.  The young family finally settled in Springvale, Maine.  Verne taught at Nasson College and Evelyn worked as a nurse at Nasson College as well as the H.D. Goodall Hospital caring for others, doing what she loved.


Verne passed away on March 31, 2012.


Evelyn is survived by her children, Deborah Esty and her husband, Jim, Verne Christopher Bovie and his wife, Susan, Martha Bovie and her husband, William Garceau, and Jennifer Bovie, her grandchildren, Justin, Megan, Renee, Ethan, Dylan, Eliza, Marissa, and Adam.


Burial with military honors will be held in the spring at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Springvale.


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