Robbinston and Calais – Nadine Edwina Stanhope, 84, passed away with her daughters by her side on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Calais Community Hospital. Nadine was born in St. Stephen, NB on July 31, 1937, daughter of Harle and Maud (Murphy) Winslow.
After graduating from Calais High School, Class of 1955, Nadine attended business school in St. Stephen and worked at Grants Department Store in Calais. On November 23, 1957, she married Philip Stanhope. Together they owned and operated Stanhope’s Farm in Robbinston. Nadine was a member of the Second Baptist Church, and throughout the years was a member of Rainbow Girls, Order of the Eastern Star and several Granges. She loved spending time with family and enjoyed gardening, crafts, working crossword puzzles, and watching game shows on TV. Nadine was a strong woman and she “sparkled” with craft glitter and love.
In addition to her parents, Nadine was predeceased by her husband Philip; son-in-law Dan Alexander; brothers Raymond Winslow and Harle Winslow Jr and his wife Shirley; and sister-in-law Dotty Slack. Surviving are her two daughters, Kathy Stanhope of Calais, and Sheila Alexander of Bertha, MN; two grandsons, Joshua Allen and wife Amy of Mt. Vernon, and Anderson Hooper of Bangor; four great-grandchildren, Cooper, Landon, Shelby and Destiny; special friend Ken Holmes of Calais; longtime friend Kathy M.; brother-in-law Robert Slack and family; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin 1 p.m. Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais, with a Celebration of Nadine’s Life beginning at 2 p.m. Burial will take place in the spring at the Ridge Cemetery in Robbinston. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nadine’s memory may be made to either Second Baptist Church, 21 Church St., Calais, ME 04619, or PAWS Bravehearts, 368 South St., Calais, ME 04619.