MILLINOCKET – Elaine E. Nason, 81, wife of the late Frederick D. Nason, passed away peacefully, in Millinocket, on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004. She was born in East Millinocket on July 9, 1923, the daughter of Percy W. and Lottie M. (Vance) Nisbett. Elaine, affectionately known as “Lainey” by friends and family, lived in the Katahdin area all of her life. In her early years, Lainey worked at Pat’s Diner, Moscone’s (“Pee Wee’s”) Market, and the Coffee Shop. Many of Lainey’s acquaintances will remember her from her days at Millinocket Trust Company, later Fleet Bank, where she worked for 21 years retiring in 1983. Lainey was a wonderful cook and enjoyed cooking for her family. She loved to play cards, knit, and crochet. She will be remembered for her warm smile and generosity. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth “Bett” and husband, John Fraser, of Millinocket; two sons, Drew and wife, Julie Nason, of Millinocket, David and wife, Sarah Nason, of Chesapeake, Va.; eight grandchildren, Charles and Rhonda Fraser of Newburgh, Peter Nason of Newton, N.H., Mark and Allison Nason of Hampton, N.H., David and Sparkle Nason and Shawn Nason, of Norfolk, Va., Alaina Nason of Bangor, Katherine and Janessa Nason of Millinocket; six great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Cara Fraser, of Pittsfield, Tabitha and Alexander Nason of Hampton, N.H., and Life and Lyric Nason of Norfolk, Va.; one sister, June and husband, Paul Baker, of East Millinocket; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one son, F. Donald Nason Jr.; one grandson, John Fraser III; one brother, Wesley; four sisters, Leah, Etta, Laura, and Marjorie. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at R. L. Bouchard. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at the funeral home with the Rev. Carolyn Bradley, pastor of the First Congregational Church of Millinocket officiating. Burial will be in Millinocket Cemetery. If friends wish, contributions in Lainey’s memory may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462. For online register book, please visit