Obituary: Rowena A. Gilman (Née Prouty) 2024

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Athens Woman, Rowena Gilman, Passes Away at 77



Athens Woman, Rowena Gilman, Passes Away at 77

Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother

Rowena A. (Prouty) Gilman, a longtime resident of Athens, Maine, passed away peacefully on May 27 at the age of 77. She was surrounded by her loving family at the time of her passing.

Rowena was born in Athens on February 27, 1946, to parents John and Mary Prouty. She attended local schools and graduated from Athens High School in 1964. After high school, she met the love of her life, Robert Gilman, and they were married in 1966. Together, they raised two children, a son, and a daughter.

Rowena was a devoted wife and mother. She always put her family first and was always there for them. She was also a kind and caring person who always put others before herself. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Graveside Service

A graveside service will be held in Rowena’s honor at Mount Rest Cemetery in Athens on July 13 at 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate her life.

Mount Rest Cemetery

Mount Rest Cemetery is located at 123 Cemetery Road, Athens, Maine. The cemetery is open daily from sunrise to sunset.


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