Beatrice A. Horr
lobstered for 25 years
LONG ISLAND - Beatrice A. Horr, 87, of Island Avenue died Thursday
home after a long illness.
She was born on Chebeague Island, a daughter of Daniel Charles
and Nancy E.
Calder Train. She was the oldest of nine children. She attended Chebeague Island
and South Portland schools and received her sweater and letters on the South
Portland basketball team.
In 1928, she married Ernest W. Horr. They lived in Portland
and summered on
She lobstered with her husband for 25 years, retiring at the age of 70.
She enjoyed sewing for herself and her family. She also liked making afghans.
According to her family, she was always ready to help anyone
in need, kept a
sparkling house and was a great cook. They also said she loved her house on
Long Island and her summer home in Cocoa, Fla., and was devoted to her
Her husband died previously, as did a son, Richard L. Horr.
Surviving are a son, Malcolm E. Horr of Long Island; a daughter,
Johnson of Long Island; two sisters, Ruth Train of Portland and Dorothea
Woodbury of Kittery; two brothers, Walter Train of Windham and Robert Train
of South Portland; 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one
There will be no visiting hours. A celebration of Mrs. Horr's
life will be held at a
later date. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Hay and Peabody Funeral
(copied from the Portland Press Herald 2/2/99)