Annabelle C. Bubar
Annabelle C. Bubar
  • January 22, 1926 - March 19, 2017
  • Auburn, Maine

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AUBURN - Annabelle C. Bubar, 91, of 20 Buttercup Circle, Auburn died on Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was born in Auburn on January 22, 1926, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Cole. She was educated in Auburn schools, but after moving to Lewiston, she graduated from Lewiston High School in 1944. On August 6, 1970, she married Harold F. Bubar. Annabelle operated a dance studio, "Annabelle's School of Dance" for 30 years, in Mechanic Falls and Lewiston. She also was a well-known dancer and had a long career in dancing, appearing as an entertainer in Photo File Dept. also handling syndicate articles, plus in charge of the cartoon pages for both papers. She and her husband were outdoor enthusiasts, touring on bicycles, and enjoying mountain climbing. They had climbed all of the 48 four thousand footer peaks in New Hampshire, and had climbed all but two of the ones in Maine.

She also was a lover of all animals and wildlife, enjoyed their company, and if necessary, made sure there was plenty of food and water for them. She enjoyed working in her beautiful flower gardens surrounding her home.

Besides her husband harold, she leaves a niece, Claire Root of Massachusetts, several nieces and nephews, also of Mass. She was predeceased by her sister and husband, Shirlie and Edwin Hemingway of North Bath, Maine.

Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Annabelle's online guestbook at

A visitation will be held from 4-7pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Fortins' in AUBURN.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Annabelle's name to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240.

A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn, ME 04210. 783-4585.