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Dorothy Jewell
January 16, 2021


PORTLAND- Dorothy Snow Jewell, age 86, of Portland, passed away on Jan. 16, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Manor in Portland.

She was born in Portland on April 10, 1934, a daughter of the late Cecil and Charlotte (Howes) Kimball and attended Portland schools and Portland High School.

She was employed as a private housekeeper for 20 years and retired from the former Brighton Hospital after 8 years of service there.

Dorothy will always be remembered for the enjoyment she had with poetry, writing, reading and traveling.

She is predeceased by her husband- John Jewell; son- Jessie John Jewell; and a sister- Gloria Jones.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters- Beth Nestor of Portland and Deborah “Debbie” Estes and her husband Roy of Standish; daughter – in – law Laura Jewell of WA; eleven grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren.

A graveside service at Highland Cemetery in Buxton will be announced in the spring.

Online condolence messages can be submitted at the Poitras, Neal & York Funeral Home website,

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