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MATTAWAMKEAG - Dorothy E. York, 81, wife of the late Charles York, passed away May 26, 2014 at a Lincoln hospital. She was born April 4, 1933, in Portland, the daughter of Arthur and Roxcillanna (Elliott) Holt.

Dorothy was a faithful wife to her husband standing by him through thick and thin. She loved her family dearly.

She is survived by four sons, Mark W., Jonathan, Matthew, and Arthur York; a brother, Freddy Holt; a sister, Emma Gasper; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Becky and a son, Charles.

Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at Mattawamkeag Church of God where funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Mark W. York officiating. A graveside committal service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be left at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, ME 04457. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at
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