EASTPORT – Thelma M. (Call) Lank, 98, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Eastport Memorial Nursing Home. Thelma was born Jan. 23, 1910, in Eastport, daughter of the late Fred and Fannie (Wilbur) Call. She worked in a shoe factory and sardine factories. Thelma was a Sunday school teacher for many years at the former Baptist Bible Church. She resided at Eastport Memorial Nursing Home for many years, where the staff became her extended family. In addition to her parents, Thelma was predeceased by her husband, Frank Lank; a son, Elmer Lank; three sisters, Mary McCoy, Grace Morse and Freda Call; and a brother, Clarence Call. Surviving are her son, Norman Lank and his wife, Renee; her daughter, Eleanor Pat Collins; a sister, Stella Snow; a special grandson, Stephen Collins, who was her best friend until the end of her life; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday at Mays Funeral Home – Flagg Chapel, 72 High St., Eastport. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Sheldon Keezer officiating. Burial will be after at Hillside Cemetery, Eastport. Donations in Thelma’s memory may be made to Eastport Memorial Nursing Home Residence Activity Fund, 23 Boynton St., Eastport, ME 04631. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.