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MEDWAY - Mary J. (Coon) Gagnon passed away unexpectedly March 23, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born August 17, 1958, in Millinocket.

Mary was a Schenck High School graduate of 1977. She worked in the East Millinocket mill for years, followed by working in the health care field. She was loved by her husband, Joseph Gagnon Sr.; and her mother, Doris Coon and her fiancé, Donald Murray. Mary was full of life, laughter and love. She had a heart of gold, also a smile that would brighten the darkest room. She loved spending time with family, reading, camping and boating. She and Joe loved wintering in Florida, where they made many more loving friends.

She was not only a wonderful mother, but a special friend to her daughter, Whitney MacArthur and her fiancé, Todd Leighton; son, Lauren MacArthur; stepchildren, Melissa and Leon Ouellette, Chris and Lisa Gagnon, Joe Gagnon Jr. and Debbie Beaulieu; and grandchildren, Treeth, Emily, Derek, Katrina, Gavin, Tysen, Tressa, Katey and Matty. She also leaves behind loving siblings, Lorena and Phillip, Jane and Fred, Ronald and Debra, Larry and Kelly, Joel and Paula, Audrey and Steven, Terri and Joseph, and Corey and Kelly. Mary was loved by all, including many special nieces and nephews and friends. She also loved her four-legged babies. She was predeceased by her loving father, Ronald Coon; and son, Travis Thompson.

Friends may visit with her family from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 1, and from 11 a.m.-1p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, East Millinocket, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Regginal Adams officiating. Interment will be in Grindstone Road Cemetery, Medway, at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  March 29, 2016
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