EAST MACHIAS – Elsie Roberts Dennison, 85, passed away Nov. 6, 2003, at an Ellsworth hospital. She was born Sept. 10, 1918, at East Machias, the daughter of Arnold Roberts and Lyler (Ingalls) Roberts Crocker. All of her life, Elsie was active in many church ministries, both at the Emmanuel Baptist Church and later at the First Baptist Church of East Machias. She was a Sunday school teacher and was involved in the church’s nursing home ministry. She also spent many hours visiting the elderly. She will be remembered for having a positive thought or a kind word for those less fortunate. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 38 years, Raymond E. Dennison. She is survived by her daughter, Virginia Dennison of Ellsworth; her sister, Irma Vose of East Machias; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Jacksonville Cemetery with Pastor Alan Mather officiating. Those who wish may contribute in her memory to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 176, East Machias, ME 04630 or to The Ark Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 276, Cherryfield, ME 04622. Arrangements are in the care of Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Machias.