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PRESQUE ISLE - Michele Martin, 33, passed away June 27, 2016 at St. Joseph's hospital in Bangor. She was born October 8, 1982 in Presque Isle, the daughter of Rhonda (Buck) Embelton and Thomas O. Martin.

She is survived by her beloved daughter Melissa Embelton, her mother Rhonda (Buck) Embelton and step father, Todd Embelton, all of Squa Pan Lake, her father Thomas O. Martin of Chapman, grandmothers; Maxine A. Buck and Ruth Martin of Presque Isle, sisters; Jannel Martin of Presque Isle, Shannon Burbee and her husband Chad of Mapleton. Several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandfathers Neal Buck and Arthur Martin.

A private Mass of Christian burial for family and close friends will be celebrated Friday July 1, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church Parish of the Precious Blood Presque Isle. Interment will be at North Main Street Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com.

IT'S ME by Jacqueline Grieve. Hey, you guys, don't feel guilty, It was just my time to go. I can see you're all feeling sad, I can see the tears still flow. My life's journey ended early, the path I chose was short. You all tried your best to change it, but in the end it was for me to sort. I know I caused you sadness, I know I caused you pain, but I was captured by these demons, they wouldn't set me free again. They took away my freedom, they took away my choice, and when they got their hooks in, you could hear it in my voice. There were times I tried to fight them, there was a time I nearly won, but they came back and overpowered me, I had nowhere left to run. I really haven't left you guys, I am closer than you know, I will be the whisper in the wind, I will be everywhere you go. One day you will all forgive me, one day you will understand, and when your time on earth is done, I will be waiting to take your hand.
Published on  June 30, 2016
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