SHEILA SPELLMAN SVANTESSON SILVER RIDGE – Sheila Spellman Svantesson passed away Aug. 21, 2008, at a Bangor hospital after a short battle with cancer. She was born June 2, 1943, in Westerly, R.I. Sheila graduated from Ston-ington High School in 1961. She loved to sew, was a member of the local quilting guild, enjoy-ed reading and raising alpaca. Shelia loved her retired life here in Maine since 2000 and the view of “her” mountain. She is survived by her husband, Hakan S. Svantesson of Silver Ridge, who she married Nov. 21, 1982; her parents, James M. and Claire Spellman of Pawcatuck, Conn.; brothers, James M. Spellman Jr. and wife, Judith, of Noank, Conn., Steven Spellman and wife, Pam, of Stonington, Conn., and Michael and wife, Heather, of Pawcatuck, Conn.; children, Lisa Moran and husband, Patrick, of Westerly, R.I., Lara Cole and husband, Charles, of North Stonington, Conn., David Cum-mings and wife, Wendy, of Westerly, R.I., Tonya Morgan and husband, Charles, of North Stonington, Conn., Brian Cum-mings and wife, Joanna, of Carolina, R.I., and Dana Fusaro and husband, Joseph, of West-erly, R.I.; 16 grandchildren, Billy, Patrick and Timothy Moran, Charles Cole, Andrew and Kata Cummings, Jessica, Kaitlin and Emma Morgan, Nick and Ernst “Drew” Cummings, Kirsten Babyack, Joseph, Mac-kenzie, Jaclyn and Eric Fusaro; four nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Houlton Humane Society, P.O. Box 548, 263 Callaghan Road, Houlton, ME 04730.