Charleston and Millinocket
- Marilyn I. Strout, 81, the wife of Maurice Strout, went home to be with the Lord at her daughter's home in Charleston after a brief illness with cancer on Sept. 28, 2017. She was born Dec. 21, 1935 in Charleston, the daughter of Leslie and Myrtle (Hichborn) McGray. She was a graduate of Higgins Classical Institute and Beals College. In her early years she worked for Ames Insurance and later managed Kelley's Mobil Home Park in Millinocket where she made a lot of friends and she and her husband resided for 33 years. They moved to Bradford four years ago and attended the Corinth United Methodist Church. She lived her whole life with a disability but was always smiling and a happy individual.
Surviving in addition to her loving husband of 56 years are her daughter, Suzan and her husband, Richard of Charleston; a son Peter McGray and his wife, Melissa of Turner; eight grandchildren and their families including 18 great-grandchildren, Nicholas and his wife, Kelley of Charleston, Joshua and his wife, Arielle of Charleston, Jacob and his wife, Amanda of Surry, DesRae of Charleston, Thomas McKay and Jennifer of Greene, Douglas and friend Danielle of Greene, Benjamin McGray and friend Rory of Yakima, WA and Samuel McGray of Turner. Marilyn was also survived by a special sister-in-law, Lois Strout and many close brother an sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a dear friend, Doe Strout.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at the Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Road, Corinth, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Rick Libby officiating. Burial will be in the Puddledock Cemetery, Charleston. The family sends a special "thank you" to the staff at Hospice for all their love, care and support. Those who wish may make donations in memory of Marilyn to Soul's Harbor Ministries, PO Box 275, Corinth, ME 04427. Everyone is invited to join the family at the Corinth United Methodist Church Dining hall for a time of refreshment and fellowship following the burial. "Marilyn; May your light shine on."
Published on  September 30, 2017