Althea Dugliss

Althea Margaret Ruth Dugliss, 52

CHEBEAGUE ISLAND - Althea Margaret Ruth Dugliss, 52, died peacefully at home on April 3, 2018, from metastaticbreast cancer.

Althea was born in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of Roderick and Lucia (Robinson) Dugliss. She spent most of her early life in Stockton, Calif., with summers on Chebeague Island. She was a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, Harvard University, and the University of Southern Maine. She earned a Master's in Education at Harvard and a Master's in Counseling from USM.

Althea initially moved to Maine to teach middle school in Bangor, and later relocated to Chebeague Island in 1998. In addition to teaching, Althea worked as an administrative assistant for both L.L.Bean and the Chebeague Island School before pursuing her advanced degree in counseling. While she was also certified to counsel adults, Althea had a special calling to work with children. She had extensive training in play therapy and this became her career focus. Althea died just months after setting up her practice in Portland as a licensed clinical professional counselor specializing in children.

Although Althea found her second calling in counseling later in her life, her first calling was her family. Althea took great pride in raising her son, Henry, who is a testament to her dedication as a loving mother and wife.

She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Althea is survived by her husband, Charles Hall, and son, Henry Hall, both of Chebeague Island. She is also survived by her parents, Rod and Lucia Dugliss, of San Francisco, Calif.; brother, Malcolm (Lynne) Dugliss, of Asheville, N.C.; and sister, Hilda (Kevin) Bradley, of San Jose, Calif. She will be missed by Charles' family, including his parents, Ester Knight and Merrill (Laraine) Hall; brothers, Jim (Claire) Hall and Tom (Graci) Hall; sister, May Hall; and stepsister, Leslie (Peter) Knight. She leaves behind nieces and nephews, John, Alex, Nate, Yuki, Sam, Graham, Sarah, Cassidy, Beatrice, Lucas, Nicholas, Declan, and Tegan.

Funeral services will be held at St. Luke's Cathedral, State Street in Portland, on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. Committal will be on Chebeague Island.

In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made in Althea's name to
Episcopal Relief and Development