HAMPDEN - Helen Arline (Rooney) Marden died peacefully June 9, 2015. She was born April 7, 1930, in Searsport, Maine, the daughter of Neota (Leach) and John Rooney.
Arline was a graduate of Searsport HIgh School. She loved going to school, especially nursing school and then to beauty school, where she was a perfectionist in her hairdo's.
She is survived by her children, Raylene Marden of Bangor, Perry Marden of Winterport, Michael Marden and wife, Pamela, of Hampden and John Marden and wife, Daphne, of Alabama. Arline has eight wonderful grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sister-in-law, Marion Rooney of Searsport; brother-in-law, Elmer Perkins of Belfast; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene Walter Marden; two sisters, Agnes Perkins and Sally Herrick and husband, George Herrick; three brothers, Buddy, Bill and Raymond Rooney; and one sister-in-law, Dorothy Rooney.