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NEW LIMERICK - M.Viola Pike died April 12,2015. A native of Winthrop, Massachusetts, Viola was born August 15,1917, the eldest child of Philip S. Perry and Eleanor Viola (Tobin) Perry.

Viola is survived by three children- Audine Bither Callnan, wife of Gerald Callnan,New Limerick, Vayne V. Bither, New Sweden, and Gaylen G. Bither, New Limerick. Five grandsons- Christopher Callnan,Northport, Florida, Kevin Callnan and wife, Kimberly of Pownal, Patrick Bither and wife Marjorie, New Sweden, Joseph Bither, Stockholm, Douglas Bither, Colchester, Vermont. Three granddaughters- Carmen Bither Cavalho and husband Jonathan, Guilford, N.H., Natasha Bither McCrum and husband Kyle, Mars Hill, Tiffany Bither of Lincoln. Granddaughter-in-law, Gala Bither of Woodland. Eleven great-grandchildren Tyler and Jason Callnan, Megan, Adrianna, Levi, Jacob, Kevin, Paige, and Zowie Bither, Amelyia and Nettie Louise McCrum. Viola is also survived by one brother Richard Perry of Hull Massachusetts, two brother-in-laws William Buckley, Quincy, and Lawrence Ryan, West Roxbury, Massachusetts. One daughter-in-law, Donna Webb Cyr and husband Ray Cyr of Woodland.

Viola was predeceased by four sisters- Dorthea Lucier, Phyllis Devaney, Frances Buckley and Katherine Ryan. Three brothers- Philip, Irving, and (infant) Richard Perry.

She was predeceased by her two husbands, Vayne V. Bither and Haleston A. Pike. Grandson Stephen Bither and daughter-in-law Sharon Bither.

Respecting Viola's wishes, there will be no calling hours or services. Arrangements are by the Greenlawn Funeral Directors Bangor.
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