PRESQUE ISLE – Violet E. Bragdon, 84, died May 9, 2008, at a local hospital after a brief illness. She was born May 29, 1923, in West Chapman, the daughter of Walter and Anna Grendell. Violet spent many years working at Condon’s Bakery, Potato Service and Aroostook Shoe, Presque Isle. She was predeceased by her husband, Arnold Bragdon, who she married Oct. 2, 1944. She is survived by sons, Gary A. Bragdon of Presque Isle, Roger D. Bragdon of Washington state and Peter A. Bragdon and a special daughter-in-law, Marie Bragdon, of Wales; three daughters, Shirley Ann Smith of North Kingston, R.I., Sandra Lee Allen of Gardiner and Robin A. Wilcox of Presque Isle; 13 grandchildren, including a special granddaughter, Melinda Belyea; 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday at Dun-can-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Funeral services will be conduct-ed 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Kenneth Phelps officiating. Interment will be at Worth-Grendell Cemetery, Chapman. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.