Marjorie's Story

Marjorie L. Cook, 73, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Marshall Healthcare in Machias. Marjorie was born in Rochester, NH on September 15, 1942, daughter of Phillip and Marjorie (Austin) Mooreside. After graduating high school, she worked as a Med Nurse at Barnard's Nursing Home in Calais while raising her seven children. She worked there for 19 years and then went on to become an EMT and earn her Associates Degree in Child Development. Marjorie later worked in early childhood development until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, canning, fishing, and above all else, spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Marjorie was predeceased by her first husband Harry Wunder; a son Stephen Wunder; a grandson Michael; and two brothers, Phillip and Roy Mooreside. Surviving are her husband Edgar Cook of Calais; five daughters, Christel James and husband Raymond "Butch" of Calais, Sharon Raven and husband Ernie of N.C., Michelle O'Driscol and husband Skip of S.C., Heidi Swanchara of TN, and Robin Daniels and husband Mark of N.C.; a son David Wunder and wife Nancy of Bangor; her grandchildren Gregory, Ryan, Megan, Anthony, Kadie, Robbie, Matthew, Danny, Sharon, Jamie, Dale, Mark, Jeremy, Keagan and Courtney; great-grand children, Harper, Macy Grace, Dylan, Bryson, Julianna and Michaela; her sister Sandra Burt and husband Harvey of MA; special friends Nema Moghaddas of Pembroke, Butch Files of MA, and Joanne Greenspan of TX; and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home 11 a.m. Thursday, August 11. Burial will follow in Calais Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com
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