LUBEC - Despite her strong will, Louise, age 74, passed peacefully, surrounded by her family on Jan. 23, 2016.
Louise was born "down Dixie" on Feb. 24, 1941 the daughter of the late Halbert H. and Lorna (Small) McFadden. She married her teenage sweetheart William Allen Corey Jr. in 1961 and together they raised three daughters. Louise worked by her husband's side for 48 years to build the family business Corey & Corey Inc in Lubec. For 14 years Louise was employed at Farmers Red & White. She enjoyed her many work years and the good times and laughter shared with her co-workers. Those who knew her will miss her wise cracks, quick wit, and smile.
She is survived by her husband Willie; three daughters, Jolene Doran and husband Michael, Shelly Tinker and husband Steven, and Wanda Corey and partner Frank; grandchildren, Serena, Justin, Nicholas, Riley and Sadie; great grandchildren, Hannah, Kathryn, Lily, and Corey; a brother, James I. McFadden and wife Eileen; sisters-in-law, Gail McFadden and Sharon Hicks; and special nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends too numerous to list.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by three brothers, Wayne, Derwin, and Bion, and a special Aunt, Pauline (McFadden) Blake.
Graveside services will be held 1 pm Sunday Jan 31, 2016 at the Corey Cemetery Lubec. An open house celebration of her life will follow from 2-4 pm at Franks Dockside Restaurant, Water St. Lubec for all who wish to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Lubec Lions Club c/o Mike Doran 218 County Road Lubec, ME the
Lost Fishermens Memorial PO Box 194 Lubec, ME 04652, or Lubec Food Pantry c/o LCOC PO Box 41 Lubec. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.mcclurefamilyfuneral.com
Arrangements are in care of McClure Family Funeral Services, Machias and Lubec.