ELLSWORTH – Elizabeth (Betty) Mae Bunker, 83, died Aug. 31, 2004, in Ellsworth, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Bunker was born Nov. 2, 1920, to Chester and Nettie Nelson Grindle. She married Reginald Theodore Bunker in 1938. The couple lived in Ellsworth and raised a family there. Mrs. Bunker worked for several years at Maine Shellfish and made wreaths at home. In her younger years, she was an avid seamstress, making quilts and potholders for her roadside stand. She enjoyed her family and playing bingo, cards and fishing. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband and her six siblings, Harold, Carrie, Stella, Marion, Margaret Grindle and Irene Sprague; by a daughter, Roberta; and son, Reginald Jr. and his wife, Marilyn. She was also predeceased by her longtime companion, Philip Oliver; a great-grandson, Kyle; and a great-granddaughter, Kayla. She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Young and her husband, Ellis “Sonny”, of Ellsworth; son, Richard Bunker Sr. and his wife, Nancy; and special friend, Verna, all of Ellsworth; her grandchildren, Darlene and husband, Alan Spencer, Roberta Young, and Chester Bunker, all of Ellsworth, Donald Young of Columbia Falls, Robert Bunker and Robin Harris of Mariaville, and Randy Bunker of Blue Hill, Richard Bunker Jr. and his wife, Susan, of New Hampshire; 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She will also be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Visitors may call from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Jordan -Fernald Funeral Home, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, followed by interment at Woodbine Cemetery in Ellsworth. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held following committal at Darlene and Alan Spencer’s home.