ELLSWORTH – Gail L. Strout, 98, died June 1, 2006, at an Ellsworth healthcare facility. She was born July 13, 1907, in Harrington, the daughter of Albert and Ina (Worcester) Allen. Gail worked at the A & P store in Ellsworth for 26 years, retiring in 1969. She was the oldest member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth. She is survived by her daughter, Edna Taylor of East Windsor, Conn.; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grand-children and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, James; son, Allen; daughter, Gertrude Mosher; and grandson, Donald Harris. Visiting hours will be held 4-6 p.m. Monday, June 5, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth, where a funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 6. Interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Cherryfield. Friends who wish, may make donations in Gail’s memory to Collier’s Rehab & Nursing Home, care of Activity Fund, 33 Birch Ave., Ellsworth, ME 04605.