Smithfield, ME- Pearle D. Wilde 99, died Tuesday November 3, 2015 at her Smithfield, ME home.\r\n\r\nShe was born in Winthrop, ME on June 27, 1916 the daughter of Joseph and Lucy (Rowe) Dudley. Pearl graduated from Williams High School in Oakland, ME. She drove school bus for Carlton Mosher in Smithfield, ME for many years, worked at the Hathaway in Waterville, ME and the Oakland Laundry Mat. For over 45 years, Pearl made and sold pies for people from her home, including former Governor Reed. During the holidays, she would make over 100 pies.\r\n\r\nOn May 26, 2014 Pearl was the first Smithfield, ME resident to receive the Post Cane, presented by the Smithfield Historical Society to the town’s oldest resident. She belonged to the Skowhegan Extension for many years. She loved to crochet, and also made clothes for her grandchildren. \r\n\r\nShe was predeceased by her husband Herbert, a brother Roland Dudley, 3 sisters Clara Moody, Lucille Wilde, and Elevena Yeaton, and 2 grandchildren Tina and Michael Wilde. \r\n\r\nSurviving are a son Douglas Wilde and wife Lena of Smithfield, ME, a grandson Keith Wilde of Smithfield, ME, a brother William Dudley of Rome, ME, 3 sisters, Grace Stockford, Alice Christensen, and Florence Witham all of Smithfield, ME, great grandchildren, Danielle Wilde, Amy Gratie, Lyndsay Bates, Jeff Higgins, Josh Wilde, and Tyler Wilde, great great grandchildren, Marian, Madyson, Levi and James, many nieces and nephews. \r\n\r\nThe family would like to thank their Hospice Volunteer for all the help in caring for Pearl. \r\n\r\n There will be no public services.