Closson, Wendy Dianne

Closson, Wendy Dianne


Sedgwick- Wendy D. Closson, 64, died peacefully on January 18, 2024, at an Ellsworth hospital and after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 10th, 1959, in Blue Hill, the daughter of June E. and Raymond C. Eaton of Brooklin.

Wendy attended Brooklin Schools and was a graduate of George Stevens Academy, class of 1977. Following graduation, she worked for many years cleaning residences and summer cottages in the Brooklin area.

Wendy enjoyed taking walks on the beach in search of special sea glass and numerous treasures, which she extensively collected. She especially enjoyed spending time enjoying nature through walks, scenic rides with her daughter and grandson and working in her gardens. She was an avid reader and was best known for her caring and kind nature. She will be greatly missed by all who were privileged to know her.

Wendy is survived by her husband Barry Clinton Closson; her daughter, Amanda B. Astbury and her husband, Ben Astbury of Sedgwick; and a grandson, Jackson Astbury of Sedgwick. Her beloved grandson Jackson was her world. She is also survived by her siblings; brother Jonathan Eaton and wife Sheila Eaton of Brooklin; sister Susan Billings of Brooklin; Brother Daniel and wife Nancy of Deer Isle; Brother Randall Eaton and wife Elizabeth of Brooklin, along with many nieces and two nephews. Wendy was pre-deceased by her parents: June C and Raymond C. Eaton of Brooklin.

“Those we love don’t go away; they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still missed but very dear. “-Alex MacLean

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wendy’s name to The Ark Animal Shelter; 60 Barber Lane, Cherry field, ME 04622. A celebration of life will be announced once a date has been determined.

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  • Jim Aldrich (cousin) Posted January 23, 2024 6:05 pm

    My deepest sympathy to Wendy’s family. It’s very heartbreaking losing a much loved cousin. Wendy will remain in my thoughts and heart til we meet again. In God’s hands now rest in peace.

  • Bernice Bartlett DeBlois Posted January 26, 2024 8:35 pm

    Barry, John Hutchins and Bunny Bartlett DeBlois are sad to hear that Wendy is no longer with us. Condolences from your classmates

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