Charlene's Story

WASHBURN - Charlene Mae Maynard 86 passed away Saturday morning April 23, 2016 at a Presque Isle health care facility. She was born January 26, 1930 in Washburn, the daughter of Harden and Bessie (Stairs) Corey.

She worked at McCain Foods for 30 years and then part time at MFX of Caribou for seven years. Charlene joined Lidstone Memorial United Methodist Church in 1980 and was very active in the United Methodist Women. She volunteered at Maine Veterans Home, and she loved dancing, music, doing crafts, fishing and camping.

She is survived by a son, Darrell Maynard of Washburn; seven daughters, Bonnie Lavway and her husband Dale of Washburn, Deanna Gilbert and her husband John of Caribou, Jacalyn Riberdy of Washburn, Deborah Zoller of Washburn, Barbara Bird of Van Buren, Sally Carde and her husband Richard of Presque Isle, Robyn Keener and her husband of Monroe, GA; 17 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by husband, Perley Maynard in 2007; and four brothers, James, Wallace, Harold, and Merlin Corey.

Friends may call 6-8PM Saturday April 30, 2016 at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home 30 Church Street Presque Isle. A graveside service will be held later this spring at Crouseville Cemetery with Pastor Ellen Cleaves officiating. Donations may be made in her memory to Lidstone Memorial United Methodist Church PO 241Washburn, Maine 04786. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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