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MILLINOCKET - Marguerite "Margo" Ann Barker died peacefully surrounded by her children on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Dirigo Pines in Orono after a prolonged illness. She was born January 21, 1949, the daughter of Winston and Mary (Jamo) Morse.

Margo graduated from Stearns High School in 1967 and then attended The Chandler School for Women in Boston. She married her best friend and love of her life John C. Barker on March 31, 1969. They enjoyed a wonderful life together with their two boys until his death in 1993. She worked as a secretary for Great Northern Paper Company and retired as a dispatcher for Dead River Company in 2010.

Besides her husband, Margo was predeceased by her father, mother and brothers: James and Richard. She is survived by her children Matthew and Melissa Barker of Millinocket, Andrew and Louanne Barker of Carmel and her five grandchildren: David, Caitlynn, McKenzie, Emily and Brady.

Service arrangements will be posted at a later date. The family would like to express a special Thank-you to Dirigo Pines and Beacon Hospice. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made at www.aspca.org or www.humanesociety.org.
Published on  May 3, 2014
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