ROCKLAND - Elizabeth Grace Barter, 84, died, Sunday, August 5, 2018 after a brief illness at the Pleasant View Center in Concord, NH.
She was born on June 2, 1934 in Rockland, Maine to Harold and Grace Vannah Fowlie, the youngest of eight children. Elizabeth was extremely devoted to her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Roger Barter Sr.; her parents; and her brothers, Harold, Raymond, Richard, Clayton and Arthur.
Elizabeth will be remembered as a bright and shining light of grace and humility by her children, Karen Barter of MN, Roger Barter of NH, and Pamela Barter-Chessman of Sidney; her son-in-law Chet; her daughter-in-law Margaret; her sister Millicent Tolman of Rockland; brother William Fowlie of FL; her grandchildren, Brent and Ally of MN, Tiffany and Nick of ND, Morgan and Trenton of WA, Evan and Mackenzie of MA; great-granddaughter Margot; sisters-in-law, Alice Fowlie and Jane Fowlie of Rockland; as well as numerous loving nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Achorn Cemetery, Old County Road, Rockland. Family and friends of Elizabeth are welcomed to a luncheon reception following the service at the The Pearl Restaurant located at the public landing, 275 Main Street in Rockland.
The Barter family would like to extend our gratitude to all those at the Pleasant View Center for their loving care.
In lieu of flowers, Elizabeth would prefer donations be made to the benefit of the Pope Memorial Humane Society, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841, as she was an avid animal lover and advocate of animal care and rights.
Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home located at 110 Limerock St, Rockland.