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“Mr.Henshaw and wife Mildred- We are very sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. I was pleased to see that he was a farmer all of his life....Read More »
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C. Milton Henshaw, 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at EMMC in Bangor Maine. He was born on February 27, 1925 in Templeton, MA. a son of Charles R. and Mildred (Brown) Henshaw. Milton graduated from Templeton High School class of 1944. He married Priscilla Ambrose on November 27, 1944 in Templeton, MA. He worked as a Dairy Farmer all of his life, which he greatly enjoyed. He and his wife enjoyed square dancing and were former members of Maine Square Dancing. They were also very active with their sons and involved with Boy Scouts and the 4-H Club. Milton was a past President of the Maine Farm Bureau, and also a member of the Argi-Mark Dairy Milk Co-op, Eastern Breeders Co-op, member of the Agway committee, and the Masons. He was awarded Outstanding Farmer of the year in 1984. Milton also enjoyed socializing and traveling with his farm friends to committee meetings near and far. He was a former selectman for the town of Wendell, MA. He loved spending time and playing with his grandchildren and looked forward to their special yearly trips to the farm and the Pittsfield Egg Festival. Milton also loved his pets dearly. He is survived by his two sons; James "Jim" Henshaw, Roy Henshaw and wife Susan, two grandchildren; Elizabeth Musewicz and husband John and David Henshaw, a great grandson; Justen Musewicz, his siblings; Roger, Ralph, and Kirke Henshaw, Edna Haley, and Shirley Barnes, a brother in-law Raymond Ambrose and a special friend and neighbor Jim Madore and family, as well as many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Milton was predeceased by his parents, his loving wife of 65 years Priscilla in 2010, and a brother in-law Roger Ambrose and his wife Sharon. Family and friends are planning to honor and celebrate Milton's life by gathering for his Memorial Service in First Church, Templeton on Saturday, April 21 at 11AM. Rev. William Ault will officiate. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Templeton. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in C. Milton Henshaw's memory to The Salvation Army National Headquarters, 615 Slaters Lane, P.O. Box 269, Alexandria, VA 22313 or at www.salvationarmyusa.org. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Community Chapel of Lamoureux Fletcher & Smith Funeral Home, 105 Central St., Gardner.

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