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Adelaide M. (Bragdon) Jewett

Adelaide M. (Bragdon) Jewett, 86, formerly of Newburyport and Falmouth died Thursday September 21, 2017 in the Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bourne following a long illness. Addie was married for fifty-four years to the late Walter A. Jewett, who passed in 2006. 

Born in Ipswich April 1, 1931, the daughter of the late Frederick N. and Anna (Joseph) Bragdon, she was raised in Essex and graduated from Gloucester High School.  In 1952, Walt and Addie were married in Byfield, and raised their family on Cape Cod and on the North Shore. 

Addie was a dedicated congregant of St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Newburyport. 

She was an avid seamstress, knitter, and baker, as well as a political activist, having volunteered on Teddy Kennedyís presidential campaign, among others.  She also enjoyed traveling in the company of family and friends.    

She is survived by, five daughters, Dianne Jewett of Salisbury, Catherine Jewett and her partner James Hathaway of N. Falmouth, Joanne Neely of Ormond Beach, FL, Cynthia Dorsey and her husband Daniel of Ormond, FL, and Victoria Jewett-Dionne and her partner Andrew Smith of Belgrade, ME; a son, Charles Jewett of Hollyhill, FL; thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.  She was the mother of the late  William W. Jewett. 

An hour of visitation at 10 am will precede her 11 am funeral service Tuesday, September 26 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment will follow in the Spring Street Cemetery, Essex. 

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