Claranne Hume Lilly

WATERVILLE – Claranne Hume Lilly passed on March 24, 2024. She was born in Millinocket the daughter of Andrew P. and Harriet (Page) Hume on October 9, 1935. She was a graduate of Stearns High School, attended Oak Grove School in Vassalboro and a graduate of Gorham State Teachers college. Claranne spent her career as an educator teaching K-3 in South Paris and Eliot before spending the rest of her career in Waterville. She was nominated in 1972 for membership to the State of Maine chapter of Delta Kappa Gama, a professional society for woman educators where she served on a number of committees. As an active educator she was also a member of the Waterville Teachers Association, Maine Education Association and was involved in the initiation of the Title I Reading Program. She is predeceased by her parents and her husband Kenneth Lilly Jr. Claranne is survived by her brother Andrew P. Hume Jr. and his wife Barbara, nephews Mark Hume and his wife Lisa, Eric Hume, Jon Hume, Scott Hume and his wife Ylva, step-son Kenneth Lilly III and his wife Jayne, step-daughter Kathy Dutkiewic and her husband David, sister-in-law Alice Tobey and several great niece sand nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. A graveside service will take place in Eliot at Brooks Memorial Cemetery in June.

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In remembrance of her, memorial contributions may be made to Delta Kappa Gamma Int’l 43 Woodland Rd. Ellsworth Me. 04605.

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