In memory of
Maxine Selling
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In memory of
Maxine Selling
Maxine Selling June 25, 1923 - Oct. 6, 2019 Maxine Selling of Portland died peacefully at the West Hills skilled nursing facility Oct. 6, 2019. Mrs. Selling was born June 25, 1923 in New Rochelle, N.Y., and moved to Portland after World War II. She worked as a social worker for the Red Cross in New York and later as a policy advocate for Metropolitan Family Services in Oregon. She served on the board of the American Theater Company and helped with Desegregation Monitoring and Activity Committee of Portland Public Schools. A frequent volunteer for other cultural and charitable groups and political campaigns, she was a consummate cook and host, helping to bring Julia Child's 1960's cookbook co-author, Simone Beck, to Portland on her first American tour. Mrs. Selling had three children, Eleanor, Geoffrey and Kenneth. She was married to Philip Selling for 33 years. In later life, she devoted herself to her garden, reading, travel and chamber music. She is survived by her three children; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to Friends of Chamber Music, 211 S.E. Caruthers St., #202, Portland, OR 97214. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Maxine Selling
Maxine Selling June 25, 1923 - Oct. 6, 2019 Maxine Selling of Portland died peacefully at the West Hills skilled nursing facility Oct. 6, 2019. Mrs. Selling was born June 25, 1923 in New Rochelle, N.Y., and moved to Portland after World War II. She worked as a social worker for the Red Cross in New York and later as a policy advocate for Metropolitan Family Services in Oregon. She served on the board of the American Theater Company and helped with Desegregation Monitoring and Activity Committee of Portland Public Schools. A frequent volunteer for other cultural and charitable groups and political campaigns, she was a consummate cook and host, helping to bring Julia Child's 1960's cookbook co-author, Simone Beck, to Portland on her first American tour. Mrs. Selling had three children, Eleanor, Geoffrey and Kenneth. She was married to Philip Selling for 33 years. In later life, she devoted herself to her garden, reading, travel and chamber music. She is survived by her three children; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to Friends of Chamber Music, 211 S.E. Caruthers St., #202, Portland, OR 97214. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Portland, OR 97214
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This extraordinary mixed flower bouquet delivers your sympathy with a beauty and faith that reflects the love and loss you feel. The asymmetrical bouquet is hand-arranged by a local FTD artisan florist to make a reverent and respectful setting for an urn of the deceased's cremated remains. Around an angel sculpted of artist's resin are pink roses, carnations, Stargazer lilies, statice and lush greens in a tabletop container that's not visible when set on a flat surface. It makes a fitting focal point for a wake or funeral service. Standard bouquet is approximately 11"H x 20"W.

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Sku: ftd-S13-4995S

This extraordinary mixed flower bouquet delivers your sympathy with a beauty and faith that reflects the love and loss you feel. The asymmetrical bouquet is hand-arranged by a local FTD artisan florist to make a reverent and respectful setting for an urn of the deceased's cremated remains. Around an angel sculpted of artist's resin are pink roses, carnations, Stargazer lilies, statice and lush greens in a tabletop container that's not visible when set on a flat surface. It makes a fitting focal point for a wake or funeral service. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 12"H x 22"W.

Sku: ftd-S13-4995D

This extraordinary mixed flower bouquet delivers your sympathy with a beauty and faith that reflects the love and loss you feel. The asymmetrical bouquet is hand-arranged by a local FTD artisan florist to make a reverent and respectful setting for an urn of the deceased's cremated remains. Around an angel sculpted of artist's resin are white roses, carnations, Stargazer lilies, statice and lush greens in a tabletop container that's not visible when set on a flat surface. It makes a fitting focal point for a wake or funeral service. Premium bouquet is approximately 13"H x 22"W.

Sku: ftd-S13-4995P
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