Mary E. (Geary) Darling

 

Portland, ME – Mary E. (Geary) Darling, 87, of Old Orchard Beach and formerly of Yarmouth died on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Maine Medical Center.  She was the wife of the late Frank A. Darling Jr. Who died in 1992.

 

She was born in Bangor, ME on April 30, 1931, the third daughter of the late Edward B. and Margaret A. (Reidy) Geary.  She grew up in Old Orchard Beach and was a member of the Old Orchard Beach High School graduating class of 1949.  During her high school years, she enjoyed being a cheerleader and playing basketball.

Mary and Frank celebrated 35 years of marriage.  She and Frank loved going out into the Casco Bay on their boat and playing pool.  She worked for New England T&T and Desmond & Payne Insurance Co.  After her husband passed away, she went to work for Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth.

 

Mary was an animal lover, having both cats and dogs over the years.  She enjoyed candlepin bowling, reading and walks on the beach.  Her family remembers her especially for her quick wit.

 

Mary is survived by several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Anna C. Clark of Dover, NH and Margaret Grandy of Old Orchard Beach.

 

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Louise Reid, Richard Lauman, and Herb and Dot Drew, who were caring, kind and supporting friends.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to any local animal care organization or a charity of your choice.

 

Jeannette C. Morin

Lewiston, ME – Jeannette C. Morin, 71, of Sabattus, died in peace on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 after a brief illness.

She was born on October 16, 1947 in Lewiston a daughter of the late Romeo P. and Yvette J. (Raymond) Morin. Janet attended Husson College and held an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree, also in Business Administration.

She worked for Berman and Simmons for eighteen years, before retiring due to illness.

Janet was a loving and helpful daughter, sister and aunt who will be greatly missed. She loved life, nature, animals and music. She poured out her love on the family Bichon ‘Frise’, Luigi.

She is survived by her two sisters Susan Morin and Carol Kearns and her husband William all of Sabattus, ME as well as her nephew Jonathan Kearns of Muskegan, MI.

The family will be holding a small private service in the spring of 2019.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to:

Salvation Army

67 Park Street

Lewiston, ME 04240