January 06, 2013
Our condolences to the family and friends of The Rev. C. Elsie Banks Dame, 88, retired United Methodist pastor, who died on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Portland, ME. She was the widow of the Rev. John Dame. They served congregations in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Elsie served as interim pastor for churches on Prince Edward Island and in the Augusta, ME area.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at the First United Methodist Church of South Portland, 179 Ridgeland Ave., So. Portland, followed by a reception at Clark Memorial UMC, 15 Pleasant Ave., Portland.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her honor to:
Green St. UMC, Augusta, Maine or Preachers' Aid Society of New England, P.O. Box 3386, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02361
Condolences can be sent to Rev. Johanne Dame, 179 Ridgeland Ave., Portland, ME, 04103 or Rev. Hank Cheney, 170 Centerview Terrace, St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819