OLD TOWN and BANGOR Patricia P. Ashe, 79, wife of the late Merle C. Ashe, died peacefully Feb. 9, 2008. She was born March 5, 1928, in Old Town. Patricia owned and operated Little People Daycare, Old Town, for more than 15 years. “Auntie” cherished every day she spent with the children and watching them grow was her greatest joy. Patricia touched the hearts of everyone she knew and will be greatly missed. Surviving are two daughters, Charline DeFroscia and her husband, David, and Paula Ashe, all of Bangor; a son, Robert Ashe; two special grand-children, Tyler and Lindsey DeFroscia of Bangor; one sister, Rita Farrell of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Dee Feero and Margaret Morin; and dear friends, Pamela and Robert Dorr. Patricia was predeceased by two brothers, Robert Morin and Ovide Morin Jr. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Ritter for his compassionate care for more than 20 years. Private interment will be in the spring. Gifts in her memory may be sent to Hospice of Eastern Maine, 885 Union St., Suite 220, Bangor, ME 04401 or to Bangor Humane Society, 693B Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor.