ATKINSON- Ellen M. Weeks, 91, died March 22, 2014, at Hibbard Nursing Home in Dover-Foxcroft. She was born August 22, 1922, in Presque Isle, the daughter of Nathan and Delelah (Walton) Sparks.\n\nEllen met the love of her life, Arley Weeks, while working in a little restaurant in Dexter. Not long after they met he left for the war. Three years later after returning from the war they were married, and had 2 children, Donna and Mike.\n\nThey lived most of their lives in Maine, but lived for a short time in Massachusetts, where Arley worked on houses. They also had a restaurant and campground in Ashby, MA. In 1966, they returned to Maine, and she worked at Hathaway Shirt in Dover-Foxcroft, until her retirement.\n\nShe was predeceased by her husband, Arley N. Weeks; a daughter, Donna (Weeks) Kimball; and a son, Michael Weeks; siblings, Mabel, Amber, Edith, Grace, and Al.\n\nShe is survived by a daughter-in-law, Terry Weeks and her fiance, Charles O'Brien of Atkinson; a son-in-law, Walter Kimball of Atkinson; a sister-in-law, Dellas McCann; a brother-in-law, Philip Weeks; special grandchildren, Steve Kimball and wife, Juli, Shelly Weeks and fiancee, Steve Lacroix, and Scott Kimball; special great grandchildren, Colby Kimball, Ashlie Page, Kelsy Lacroix, Jessica Kimball, and Ethen Carmichael; several nieces and nephews.\n\nA special thanks to all of the staff at Hibbard Nursing Home and to the Hospice nurses, who cared for her.\n\nSpring graveside services will be held 11:30 AM, Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dexter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hospice c/o Community Health and Counseling, 1093 W. Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426.\n\nArrangements by Crosby & Neal, Dexter.