Dorothy H. Noble died Feb. 18, 2018, at her home in Brooksville, Maine. She was born Oct. 24, 1919, in New Britain, Conn., the daughter of P. Philip and Edith Briggs Herrmann. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Howard Cole Noble II. She has resided in South Brooksville since 2007 and was a member of St. Francis By The Sea Episcopal Church in Blue Hill, Maine. She was also a former member of the Brooklin Garden Club in Brooklin, Maine. She was a former member of St. Mark’s Church in New Britain where she was active in its Altar Guild. She was also a former member of the Connecticut Diocesan Altar Guild representing the Central Deanery. During World War II, she volunteered as a Red Cross Nurse’s Aide serving in New Britain General Hospital and also in a hospital in Corsicana, Texas while following her husband as he earned his wings in the Army Air Corps and became a B-17 pilot.
She is survived by a son, Howard Cole Noble III and his wife, Stephanie, of Scituate, Mass., two daughters, Nancy Brown and her husband, Robert P., Jr. of Brooksville and Lea Thompson and her husband, Joe, of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Cashiers, N.C.
She also leaves seven grandchildren, Sarah Frances Noble and her husband, Bryson Lefmann, of Richmond, Va., Lucy Elizabeth Noble of Charleston, S.C., Julia Martha Noble of Washington, D.C., Corbin Carney Feroleto and her husband, David, of Atlanta, Ga., Briggs Macdonald Carney and his wife, Ashley, of Athens, Ga., Colton Noble Brown and his wife, Natasha, of New York, N.Y., Elizabeth Brown Cornell and her husband, David, of Richmond, R.I.; four great-grandsons, David Galvin Feroleto and Cole Noble Feroleto of Atlanta, John Colton Brown of New York, N.Y., and Leo Briggs Carney of Athens, Ga., and a great-granddaughter, Taylor Lea Carney of Athens, Ga. She also leaves three nieces, Kathy Hickey, Donna Brown and E. Jane Holmstrom.
She was predeceased by her husband, her parents and her sister, F. Louise Holmstrom.
A private service will be held at St. Francis By The Sea, Blue Hill. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in New Britain. Arrangements are being made by the Carlson Funeral Home in New Britain.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Magic Food Bus, c/o Healthy Peninsula, P.O. Box 945, Blue Hill, ME 04614.