Priscilla A. Bartholomew, 65



HOLDERNESS — Priscilla Ann Bartholomew, 65, of Holderness, died Aug. 19, 2017, at her home after a long illness.

Born in Portland, Maine, on March 7, 1952, she was the daughter of Carlton and Mary (Lutterell) Crowley.

Priscilla grew up in Portland and graduated from Portland High School, class of 1970. She also was a graduate of Southern Maine Technical Institute, with a degree in nursing. She had been a resident of Holderness since 1979.

Priscilla worked as a nurse at Maine Medical Center, in Portland, Maine, Lakes Region General Hospital, in Laconia, and for Dr. Paul Team, in Ashland. She also served the town of Holderness as the town clerk for many years. For the past 15 years, she has been the office manager for the Squam Lakes Association, in Holderness.

Priscilla was a past board member of First Star Tonight, a nonprofit organization serving the chronically and terminally ill children and young adults in the Pemi-Baker Valley.

Priscilla was predeceased by her husband of 29 years, D. Arthur Bartholomew, who died in March 2004.

Priscilla is survived by her children, Margaret R. Bartholomew of Boston, and Zachary D. Bartholomew of Holderness; brothers, Robert Crowley of Saville, New York, David Crowley of Cumberland, Maine; and sisters, Donna Crowley of Cumberland, Maine, and Roxanne Syr of Big Sky, Montana; many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, Routes 3 and 104, Meredith, on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. A private graveside service will be held in the Calvary Cemetery, in South Portland, Maine, at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to First Star Tonight, 75 Main St., Suite 4, Plymouth, NH 03264.

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