Evelyn's Story

SHERMAN and HOULTON - Evelyn J. McDonald, 89, Sherman, died Oct. 19, 2014 in Houlton. She was born Dec. 5,1924 in Sherman, the daughter of Cecil and Blanche(Conroy) Robinson.

She was a member of the St. Benedict's Catholic Church / St. Josephs Mission and St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, Houlton Council of Catholic Women and the Social Justice and Peace committee.

She is survived by two children, Stephen McDonald and Linda Palmer of Houlton and Luanne Crinion and Michael Labbe of Brunswick; two daughters-in-law, Janice Springer Kennedy of Sherman and Gloria McDonald of Jonesport; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; two nephews and several cousins.

She is predeceased by her parents, her husband, Daniel, two sons, Michael (Micky) and Barry; a son-in-law, Chris Crinion and a brother, Frank Robinson.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. Marys Catholic Church in Houlton, with Fa. Dave Raymond, celebrant. Interment will be in the Sherman Cemetery at 2 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the E.M.H.S. foundation in memory of her son or to St. Mary's Catholic Church roof fund, c/o. Bowers Funeral Home, PO Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730.
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