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JACKSON - Martha (Margaret) Murray, of Jackson entered into eternal rest on September 22, 2015 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Roger Murray and her children, Joy Bartlett and her husband Kevin of Lynn, MA, Shawn Murray and his fiancée Sarah Potter of Jackson and Lisa Martin and her husband Nate of Alton. She was the loving grandmother to Josh, Michael, Matt, Kassidy, Jonathan, Zachary, Ryan and Joe. She was the sister to Garland Davis of Nesbit, MS, Meg Stone of Ashland, MS and Kim Brown of Lynn, MA and the late Daniel T Green IV and John Green. She leaves behind a special cousin Stephanie Gagnon of Seekonk, MA.

Born in Memphis, TN, the daughter of Martha (McKenzie) and Daniel T. Green III. She graduated from Swampscott, MA High School and worked as a bricklayer, becoming the second woman to obtain Journeyman status in Massachusetts. She moved to Jackson, ME in 1985. She enjoyed serving her community, by assisting with Bingo for the Fire Department, serving as Animal Control Offficer for many years and volunteering with the local Food Pantry. She loved fishing, bowling, puzzle books, cards and being around children and animals.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at the Jackson Corner Cemetery, 1354 Moosehead Trail, Jackson, ME on October 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM, followed by a celebration of life at the Jackson Community Center, Village Rd, Jackson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Lafayette Cancer Center, C/O EMHS Foundation, PO Box 931 Bangor, ME 04402.
Published on  September 26, 2015
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