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Phoebe A. (Greenleaf) Cromwell

August 26, 1939 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 79)


Westport Island – Phoebe A. Cromwell, 79, a lifelong resident of Main Road died Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

     She was born in Lewiston on August 26, 1939, a daughter of Walter E. and Nina (Brown) Greenleaf.

     She attended Westport Island School and graduated from Morse High School in the class of 1958.  On March 7, 1959 she married Francis Cromwell. Besides raising her family she was a bookkeeper for her husband’s business, Frank Cromwell Construction.  They built, owned and operated the Westport Barn General Store.

     She was a sister of Beta Sigma Phi Alpha Iota.

     She enjoyed bowling, cribbage, cards, puzzle books, knitting, quilting, working in her woodwork shop, hunting; bagged many deer and a bear and spending time at camp up north.  She especially enjoyed spending time with family and grandchildren.

     She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Cromwell on January 31, 2009 and brother, Stephen Greenleaf.

     She is survived by two sons, Larry Cromwell and Tim Cromwell and his wife Sue all of Westport Island, two daughters, Elaine C. Nichols and her husband Todd of Westport Island and Peggy S. Averill and her husband Wayne of Alna, two brothers, Eben Greenleaf and his wife Robbie and Murlyn Greenleaf all of Westport Island, six grandchildren, Kirby Nichols, Tyler Nichols, Audrey & Josh Blagdon, Sumner and Melissa Averill, Ryan and Jamie Cromwell and Victoria Cromwell, seven great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, along with her best friend Simon.

     There will be no service.   Memorial contributions may be made to Midcoast Humane, 190 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, 04011. 

     Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath.  Condolences may be made online at



Donations may be made to:

Midcoast Humane
190 Pleasant Street, Brunswick ME 04011

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