Eileen's Story

PRESQUE ISLE - Eileen M. Lovley Murphy, 85, passed away September 13, 2015 at Lakewood Continuing Care Center Moonlight Bay in Waterville after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. She was born January 1, 1930 in Presque Isle, a daughter of Fred and Lela (Rogers) Theriault.

In 1948, she married Loomis Lovley and moved to Castle Hill. She was a dedicated mother and housewife. She had strong family values that included a strong work ethic and honesty which she instilled in her family. Along with working on the family farm, while her family was young, Eileen went to work for Graves Shop & Save, Cunningham Middle School, and eventually retired from the Presque Isle Nursing Home at the age of 70.

Eileen was an avid bowler, enjoyed spending fun times with family and friends at the Elks Club, an occasional trip to the Casino, but most of all she enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She was predeceased by her husband Loomis Lovley in 1970 after 22 years of marriage. In 1975 she married Roger Murphy who passed away in 1986.

She was also predeceased by her parents, two sisters Phyllis Shaw and Barbara Faye, and a daughter Cathy McGlinn. She is survived by a sister Maxine Johnston of Presque Isle, two daughters and their husbands Nancy and Lester Tompkins of Chapman, Sarah Jane and Dan Willette of Waterville, a son Peter Lovley and his wife Deborah of Estero, FL a son in law Steve McGlinn of Presque Isle, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Relatives and friends may call 1-3PM Thursday Sept.17, 2015 at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home 30 Church St. Presque Isle where funeral services will be held at 3PM with Rev. Kevin Kinsey officiating. A private interment will be at Fairmount Cemetery. Donations may be in her memory to Lakewood Continuing Care Center C/O Moonlight Bay trip to the coast 220 Kennedy Memorial Drive Waterville, ME 04901 or Alzheimer's Association @ www.alz.org/donate. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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