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Maxine M. Marks

Oct 13, 1927 - Jul 21, 2017

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Penobscot - Maxine N. Marks, 89, died Friday July 21, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was born the daughter of Herbert and Alice (Heath) Bowden on October 13, 1927 in Orland. She graduated from Clark High School in Penobscot, her life was devoted to the care of her family and running her home. She was a member of the Castine Grange where she served as Master, she was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She truly enjoyed family picnics, usually doing once a week in the summer season. Maxine enjoyed car trips especially to Camden, loved to garden and watch the birds in the feeders. She is survived by her children; Bryant Marks and his wife Debra of Orland, Claudeane Gross and husband Rodney of Orland, grandchildren; Nathaniel Bray-Marks and wife Collette of St Paul, MN., Josiah Bray-Marks and fiancé Ariel Shepard of Orland as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Milford F. Marks, one sister Margaret Gott. Family and friends will gather for visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday July 26, 2017 at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home 28 Elm Street, Bucksport. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. on Thursday July 27, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery Orland. Memorial contributions in Maxine's memory may be made to; Bucksport United Methodist Church P.O. Box 1727 Bucksport, ME 04416 or Penobscot United Methodist Church P.O. Box 30 Penobscot, ME 04476. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com
Published on  July 25, 2017
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