Merla's Story

NASHVILLE - Merla L. (Hartford) Shook, 76, passed on June 17th, at her home in Nashville, TN.

Born July 24, 1938, in Jonesboro, ME, she was the daughter of the late Lucy (Nichols) Cummings and Milford L. Hartford of Downeast Maine.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Dan Shook, her brother Robert Wass & family of Hamden, ME, her three daughters, Kathy Haskell of Milbridge, ME, Sherry Marx Connelly of Newport, RI and Rhonda Marx of Ridgewood, NJ. Two

grandchildren Shawna and David, and 2 great grandchildren.

During her lifetime she had resided in and traveled the states along the east coast. But without fail she returned annually to Maine to reunite with family; and has returned this final time to stay.

A celebration of her life will be held at the First Baptist Church, 1727 Main St., Harrington, Maine on July 1st, 2pm, with burial following

at Rock Maple Cemetery in Harrington. Memorial gifts may be made to NPH/Hydrocephalus Association www.hydroassoc.org
Published in Bangor Daily News
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