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Helen L. (Sumner) Fretz

August 7, 1945 ~ June 12, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Brunswick- Helen L. Fretz, 77, of Randall Circle, died Monday, June 12, 2023, at her residence. 

     She was born in Middletown, Connecticut on August 7, 1945, the daughter of Delbert and Adelaide “Betty” Butterfield. 

     She graduated from Maloney High School in Meridan, CT. She married the love of her life, Maynard “Billy” W. Fretz on March 26, 1994. 

     She enjoyed camping, cooking, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, and Bingo. 

     She was a member of the Bath Lodge of Elks.       

     Helen is survived by her husband, Maynard “Billy” W. Fretz of Brunswick, one son, Mark Langevin, and his wife Darlene Webber of Lisbon, two daughters, Kimberly Bashant of Brunswick and Clevette Barry and her husband Alan of Brunswick, one sister, Lois Burr of Las Vegas, Nevada, seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

     She was predeceased by her parents, four sisters, Gladys Sumner, Roberta Lee, Ruth Gaudette, and Patricia Plourde: and three brothers, Harold “Mick” Sumner, Delbert “Harpy” Butterfield Jr. and Robert Butterfield. 

     A service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath followed by a Celebration of Life at the Bath Elks Lodge at 9 Lambard Street, Bath. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Condolences may be made online at 

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Celebration of Life
June 24, 2023

11:00 AM
Daigle Funeral Home
819 High Street
Bath, ME 04530


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/ Memorial Giving
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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