MaryLou's Story

ORONO - MaryLou Berry of Orono passed away peacefully November 14, 2014. She was born July 23, 1940, in Strickland, ME, the daughter of Palmer and Addie (Pratt) Richmond.

She graduated from Livermore Falls High School in 1958. In 1975 she married the love of her life, Richard Berry.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Berry of Orono; six children, Ronald Richmond of Windham, James Carroll and wife, Judy, of Kenduskeag, Wendy Brown and husband, Rob, of Orrington, Robin Weddle of Ft. Worth, TX, Tammy Wright and husband, Timothy, of Justin, TX, and Sherry Heaward; grandchildren, Tony, Palmer and Nathaniel Richmond, Jennifer Carroll, Jimmy Carroll, Andrea Botting, Hunter and Amara Brown, Wesley and Jordan Wright; and great-grandchildren, Aislynn, Mila, Nico, Lyncoln and baby Simon, due December 2014; brother, Robert Richmond and wife, Rosie, of Jay, ME; and sisters-in-law, Anita Thomas of Farmington, ME, and Mavis Pooler and husband, Richard of Windsor. She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Betty Ann; a brother, James Richmond and his wife, Jeanette; sister-in-law, Joyce Wright and her husband, Aubrey; father and mother-in-law, Leo and Ivy Berry; brother-in-law, Bud Thomas; and two special nephews, David Kenney and Eugene Thomas.

She has requested there is to be no funeral, only a party to be held on November 23, 2014, at the Dysart's store on Broadway at 2 p.m. There is to be music, dancing, refreshments and lots of story telling with laughter and smiles.

Please leave tears at the door!!
Published in Bangor Daily News
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