OWLS HEAD — Elosia Ella Hupper, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday, January 24, 2021 at the Owls Head Homestead.
Elosia was born in Rockland, May 10, 1928, the daughter of James Rodney and Emma Coltart Kinney, she was raised on the family farm in Wiley’s Corner, in St. George. She attended schools in St. George and Rockland.
On December 4, 1945 Elosia married Arthur C. Hupper in St. George. The couple made their home in Tenants Harbor, South Thomaston and Port Charlotte, Florida. They were married for 61 years until Arthur’s passing.
Elosia and Arthur truly enjoyed their winter home in Port Charlotte for 20 years. They loved to entertain family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards and doing crossword puzzles. Fun times and wonderful memories were
made. She was a wonderful cook.
Elosia traveled to Scotland with friends later in her life, as it was a long time desire to visit Scotland and Ireland. She attended the Tenants Harbor Baptist Church with her children as they were growing up and later attended the Port Clyde Baptist Church. For several years she volunteered at the Port Clyde Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum and gift shop. She was a member of the St. George Rebekah’s Service Organization. She kept “the home fires burning” for many, many years and lived on Criehaven Island until the first two children had to attend school on the mainland.
Predeceased by her husband in 2007; her five brothers, James, Charles, Austin, Alfred and Arthur Kinney; one sister Virginia Wall and son-in-law Michael Clesowich; Elosia is survived by her daughter, Sharon Clesowich (Bruce Watt) of Uncasville, Connecticut; four sons, Alan (Leslie), Craig (Jill), David (Karen), Brian (Leah), all of Tenants Harbor; two sisters, Louise Ervin of Owls Head and Alice Frye of Rockport; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service is planned for the spring at the Ridge Church Cemetery in Martinsville.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. George Fire and Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 249, Tenants Harbor, Maine 04860
Arrangements are entrusted to the Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland. To share a memory or condolence with the Hupper family, please visit their Book of Memories at www.bchfh.com.
Good byes are not forever
Good byes are not the end
They simply mean we’ll miss you
Until we meet again...Love you Mum