SACO — Pauline Joyce Aikman, 93, died at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco on Monday, June 16, 2014.

She was born on Jan. 13, 1921 in London, England, the daughter of Albert Edward Laverick and Nellie Lady Pougher.

Pauline studied fashion design and art at the Chelsea School of Art and the Reville School of Design in London, England.

She married Alexander Russell Aikman, and they emigrated to the United States, first living in Connecticut and then moving to Maine.

Pauline was very creative and tried her hand at many art forms over the years, including dress design, sculpture and fine art. As an illustrator, Pauline produced advertising art for fashion magazines during World War II in London. Over the years, Pauline created many floral paintings for greeting card and gift products. She was a member of the Maine Women in the Arts for many years.

She was an avid sports fan, cheering for the New York Knicks and the Boston Red Sox for many years. Pauline also loved beagles and will be missed by her dog, Mimi.

She was preceded in death by: her husband; brother, John; and sister, Miriam.

She is survived by: her son, Gregory Aikman and his wife Deborah and their children Alex and Andrew of Sharon, Mass.; daughters, Amanda Aikman and her partner Nancy Flowers of Everett, Wash. and Geraldine Aikman of Kennebunk.

A graveside service will be held Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in her memory to the Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements.