We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Johnson Funeral Home
Sheila A. Tufts, 97, of Merriland Ridge Road, Wells, ME, passed away peacefully July 25, 2022 at Avita of Wells.
Sheila was born in Hulls Cove, ME on February 25, 1925, the daughter of Elwyn Boyd Tracy and Alice M. (Cunningham) Tracy. Sheila graduated Wells High School then continued on to earn her Master’s Degree. In 1945, she married Arthur Tufts.
She worked for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for 12 years before teaching English at Massabesic High School, retiring in 1994 after 21 years of dedicated service.
Sheila was a member of the Wells Congregational Church where she sang in the choir for many years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Madonna Chapter and the Wells High School Alumni Association. Sheila was an avid hunter but mostly loved spending time with her family, especially at Great East Lake.
She was pre-deceased by her husband Arthur, daughter Alice and son Hazen as well as 3 siblings. Surviving are her 2 sons, Marcus and Vicki Tufts, David and Karen Tufts all of Wells and their families including 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held Thursday, July 28, from 10am to 11am at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME immediately followed by a funeral at 11am. Interment to follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Wells, ME. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.