EASTPORT – Martha Isabelle Dinsmore, 99, died Sept. 2, 2004, following a brief illness. She died peacefully in her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born Dec. 13, 1904, the eldest child of Elzer and Edith (Walport) Dinsmore. She attended Eastport schools, graduating from Shead Memorial High School in 1923. She worked as a cook and waitress in many restaurants and especially enjoyed her 16 years working in the Eastport School Lunch Program, and to this day many of the children Martha served over the years remember their favorite dishes, especially apple cheese crisp, and strawberry chiffon pie. She enjoyed crafts; knitting crocheting, sewing, woodworking and gardening. Martha was well-known in her family and neighborhood for her handmade quilts, afghans, jams, rootbeer, banana bread and fudge. Her stories of the past delighted all that knew her. Martha loved her home and living in Eastport. The panoramic view from Conants Hill overlooking Meddybemps Lake, the majestic tides of Passamaquoddy Bay and the spectacular sunsets thrilled her. Martha found great pleasure in rides through the countryside with her friend, Phil Ross, looking for berries to pick or spotting deer. Martha is survived by her daughter, Muriel D. Holloway and husband, Douglas, of Blue Hill; granddaughter, Cathy Morris of Augusta; granddaughter, Elizabeth Frederick and husband, Philip, of Surry; six great-grandchildren, Mariah, Annalee, Christian, Grace, Philip Jr. and Nicole; four great-great-grandchildren, Natashia, Margaret Marie, Isaac, and Katrina Rose; many nieces and nephews, including Buddy and Gary Urquhart, George and Dinny Lyons and Lorraine Olson. She is fondly remembered by special friends, Frances Raye, Laura Turner, Eleanor Norton, Elaine Hall, Marilyn Farley, Melanie Cummings, Chrissie Greenlaw and Lyndsey Camick. Her only son, Robert, passed away in 1999. Martha was also predeceased by her brothers, Donald, Ralph, Russell and Horace and sisters, Zelma and Ruth. At Martha’s request there will be no services. Burial will be a later date. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the Barracks Museum, care of Frances Raye, 410 Shore Road, Perry, ME 04667.