Alena Hutchins Fraser, 94, of Brunswick went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

She was born on May 7, 1921, in New Portland Hill, Maine, the second child of seven, to Thurston & Anna Hutchins. She graduated from Brunswick High School as salutatorian of her class in 1939. In 1943 she received her teaching certificate from Farmington Normal School. She taught in Auburn, Bath and Durham schools.

She married Howard H. Fraser on June 23, 1946.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Howard H. Fraser; two brothers, Erwin Hutchins of Waldoboro, William Hutchins of Corning, New York; a sister, Clara Hutchins of Brunswick; four children:, Shirley and her husband Paul Mathews of Wheaton, IL, Brenda and her husband Bill Castonguay of Raleigh, NC, Howard, Jr. and his wife Sharon Fraser of New Woodstock, NY, Katherine and her husband Gary deBock of Big Rapids, MI; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Berean Baptist Church in Brunswick for over 70 years and most recently was a member of Riverside Drive Baptist Church in Auburn. Alena was a Godly woman who loved and served her family and the Lord Jesus well.

Friends and family are invited to visit 1-2pm, Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick, ME. A funeral service will follow 2pm at the funeral home. A private Spring internment will take place in Lunt Cemetery, Brunswick. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.brackettfuneralhome.com.