SOUTH CHINA – Charlotte L. Page, 89, of South China, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018, at her home. She was the daughter of Thomas and Myrtle (Pollard) French, who ran French’s Market Garden, on Rte. 32, in South China, for many years.\r\n\r\nCharlotte was no stranger to hard work. As a child she worked on the family farm. Following her marriage to Paul H. Page, in 1948, she continued to work on the farm, as well as at Hazard Shoe Factory, and C.F. Hathaway Shirt Factory, in Waterville. She assisted Paul in various ways in his business ventures of chainsaw repair, logging, plowing snow for the town of China and Page Construction Co.\r\n\r\nShe was active in LAPM and LEA, serving as president of each for a year, and was also involved in the Order of Amaranth where she served as Matron.\r\n\r\nShe and Paul enjoyed 18 winters in Florida and they traveled extensively to many states over the years, including to Virginia, where they were honored to be chosen to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.\r\n\r\nHer passions in life were caring for her family, cooking, gardening, knitting and reading.\r\n\r\nShe is survived by her husband of almost 70 years, Paul H. Page, of South China; sons Gordon P. Page Sr. and wife Debbie, Joseph P. Page and wife Mary Jane, and Stephen M. Page, all of South China; sister Mary Wentzel, of Vassalboro; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.\r\n\r\nOn March 11, there was a private service at her home for family and a few close friends. It was officiated by Pastor Bill Meyer and arrangements were made by Lawry Bros., of Fairfield. There will be a spring interment at Chadwick Hill Cemetery.\r\n\r\nMemorial donations may be made to Hospice at MaineGeneral Community Care, 10 Water St., Waterville, ME 04901.