FARMINGDALE - Cecile L. Nichols Rowe, 77, of Farmingdale, passed away at MaineGeneral Medical Center Tuesday July 17, 2007 with her family by her side. \r\r\n\r\r\nShe was born in Augusta September 12, 1929 the daughter of Arthur and Yvonne (Guimond) Quirion. She grew up in Augusta and attended Augusta Schools. She married her first husband, Norman Nichols and together they raised five children in Hallowell. She worked for a short time at Hallowell Shoe and later Benner?s Store in Hallowell. \r\r\n\r\r\nCecile is predeceased by her parents; her first husband, Norman E. Nichols; her daughter, Norma N. Nichols; her second husband, Edward O. Rowe, Sr. and her sisters, Rose Castonguay, Florida Pelletier, Rita Gammon, Claudia Arnold and Yvette Marshall. \r\r\n\r\r\nShe is survived by her children, Norman N. Nichols and his wife, Karen, of West Gardiner, Carol J. Nichols, of Jay, Edward P. Nichols and his wife, Carol, of Hallowell, and Mark S. Nichols, of Farmingdale; her grandchildren, Justin Nichols and his wife, Bonnie, Seth Nichols and his wife, Heather, Michael Nichols and his wife, Holly, Nicole Soiett and her husband, Jason, and Erin Soule and her husband, Neal; her great-grandchildren, Alicia, Nolan, Molly, and Kylee Nichols and Mekenzie Soiett; her step-children, Skip Rowe and his wife, Janelle, of Farmingdale, Pam Fortin and her husband, Larry, of Manchester, Jeff Rowe and his wife, Rossi, of Farmingdale, Kathy Beaulieu and her husband, Leon, of Chelsea, Gail Smith and her husband, Chuck, of Hallowell and Suzanne Heath and her husband, Matt, of Farmingdale along with several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. \r\r\n\r\r\nCecile?s family would like to thank Dr. Peter Guzzetti and the many RN?s, CNA?s and the respiratory staff at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta for the great care given to her. \r\r\n\r\r\nAt Cecile?s request, there will be no visiting hours. A committal service will be held at the Father. LeClair Chapel of the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive in Augusta, Monday at 2:00pm. \r\r\n\r\r\nIn lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State Street, Augusta, ME 04330. \r\r\n\r\r\nArrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church Street, Augusta.