MARS HILL - Florence Ada Grass, 94 passed away Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 at the Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill. She was born on Nov. 29, 1919 in Mars Hill the daughter of Darrell and Nettie (Bowers) McCrum.

She graduated from Aroostook Classical Institute in 1938. Florence married Alton Grass on June 27, 1942, they farmed together until she went to work as a dietary aid at the Aroostook Health Center. She was a longtime member of the United Baptist Church of Mars Hill.

She is survived by her two daughters and their husbands; Wanda and Dana Jewell of Herman, Gloria and Gerald Clockedile of Old Orchard, five grandchildren; Annette Lawrence and her husband M. Dean of Blaine, Arden Folsom and his wife Connie of Mars Hill, Andrea Shorey and her husband Graydon of South China, Debbi Jo Harvey and her husband Duane of Scarborough, Diana Spampanato and her husband Sal of Howell, NJ., 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, a brother in law Fred Dearborn of Blaine, and a sister in law Connie McCrum of Presque Isle.. She was predeceased by her husband Alton in 1993, two brothers, Dana and Stuart McCrum, three sisters, Phyllis Looke Yvonne Bubar, and Marilyn Dearborn, and a son in law Ricky Folsom.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Friday Nov.21, 2014 at Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main St., Mars Hill, with Rev. Gerry Dill officiating. Friends may call 1 PM Friday until time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Pierce Cemetery, Mars Hill. A reception will be held at the United Baptist Church following the burial. Donations may be made in her memory to the United Baptist Church of Mars Hill 20 Main St. Mars Hill, ME. 04758 or to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Northern New England Branch, 175 Ammon Drive, Suite 201, Manchester, NH. 03103 Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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