MILFORD - Mary Lou Friedman, 57, died unexpectedly Jan. 11, 2014, at her residence. She was born Dec. 19, 1956, in Bangor, a daughter of Dana III and Eulalie (Carriere) Lawrence.
Mary Lou was an amazing mother, wife daughter, sister, Nana, and friend. She enjoyed using facebook to stay in contact with those she loved. She also enjoyed crafting, sewing, camping, cooking and baking, drawing, playing Bingo, and horses. Time spent with family was cherished, especially time spent spoiling her grandson, Elliott. She was employed at the University of Maine for 18 years in the Sawyer Environmental Chemical Lab.
She is survived by her husband, Daryl Friedman; her parents, Eulalie and Dana Lawrence III; three daughters, Missy Dorr and her significant other, George Surrette, Wendy Dorr and fiancé, Merle Powers Jr., and Lisa Ventry and her husband, Jason; grandchildren, Jason and Travis Ventry, RJ Barela, Elliott Kalel, an unborn grandchild, and grandfurbaby, Trigger; stepchildren, Gary Friedmand and his wife, Terri, Sarah Friedman, and Amanda Friedman and her significant other, Marcus Gray; sister, Barbara Hafford; special friends, Jean and Ed Ketch, Linda Nadeau, Owen and Linda Fuller, Rosie Gulliver, and Marianne Lager Klint; and many other special family members. She was predeceased by her former husband and Wendy and Missy's father, Gregory Dorr.
Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Friday, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made to Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, 279 River Road, Windham, ME 04062, www.msspa.org. Notes of condolences may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 14, 2014