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Wilhelmina Anne ‘Billie’ Chase, 91, member of Pine Valley United Methodist Church

Wilhelmina Anne ‘Billie’ Chase

WILMINGTON — Wilhelmina Anne “Billie” Chase, 91, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021, at Trinity Grove.

She was born Jan. 23, 1930, in York County, Maine, to the late William Henry Gallagher and Annie Etta (Hutchins) Gallagher.

Billie was a member of Pine Valley United Methodist Church in Wilmington. Her favorite activity was line dancing at the Senior Center. Billie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Billie was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Nash; sisters, Alice Wiggin and Hazel Drown; and brother, James Gallagher.

Billie is survived by her husband of 67 years, Charles Olney Chase; son, Michael Chase, and his wife, Debbie Jo; grandchildren, Breidi Norwood, and her husband, Mike, Tammy Tillotson, and her husband, Christopher Coleman, Brianne Tillotson, and her husband, Jeff, Joshua Chase, and his wife, Sam, and Karen Currier, and her husband, Eddie; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service in Billie’s honor will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Pine Valley United Methodist Church, Wilmington, with the Rev. Dr. Tim Reaves and the Rev. Barry Stallings officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that charitable contributions in memory of Wilhelmina be made to Pine Valley United Methodist Church.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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