Margaret's Story

Danforth - Margaret Hanington Gillis, 84, died Friday, October 7, 2016, at Houlton Regional Hospital. She was born May 24, 1932, in Bancroft, the daughter of Roland and Nina (Cook) Hanington.
She worked outside the home until her children were born, then she was a stay-at-home mom. She met her husband, Ancil, and they shared 57 years of marriage before he passed away in 2008.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Aaron Hanington; and a sister, Lorraine Higgins. She is survived by two children, Bradley Gillis, of Winterport, and Brenda Gillis, of Danforth; one grandson, Dustin Gillis, of Levant; and three great-granddaughters; a sister, Rosemarie Tuck and her husband, Lloyd; and a brother-in-law, Richard Higgins.
Arrangements are in the care of Clay Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at
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