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BOWERBANK - Marilyn A. Young, 77, passed away September 2, 2014, at her home on Sebec Lake in Bowerbank after a valiant battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her immediate family and her beloved dog, Casey. Marilyn was born September 17, 1936, in Dover-Foxcroft, the daughter of Reginald Gray and Vergena Gray Lee.

She was a graduate of Foxcroft Academy, Class of 1955. She moved to Tolland, CT, in 1958 and spent over thirty years working as a bookkeeper for the Tolland Board of Education. In addition to raising her family for 41 years in Connecticut, she enjoyed her many dogs, gardening, countless crafts, and attending U Conn Husky Women's basketball games for many years. She loved spending her retirement at their home on the shores of Sebec Lake. Marilyn was an active member of the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Haldon; her son, Gary A. Young and his wife, Jenna; and her daughter, Ann Marie Young Dolph and her husband, Stephen. She leaves four grandchildren, Christopher A. Young and his wife, Melissa; Alan N. Young, Melissa A. Meikle, and Scott L. Meikle and his wife, Cindy; along with four great-grandchildren, Brayden, Aubrianna, McKenna and Kolton Meikle.

Friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at the Lary Funeral Home, Dover-Foxcroft. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, September 6, at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, with Rev. Chad Poland officiating. Burial will be in the family lot in the Dover Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 3, 2014
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