Obituary of Marjorie Maxine Morehouse
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MARJORIE MAXINE MOREHOUSE, 86, passed on at her home on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. She was born in Presque Isle, the daughter of Raymond and Eunice Knight on August 14, 1922. Marjorie grew up in Presque Isle and graduated from Presque Isle High School. Her first job was at the lunch counter at F.W. Woolworth. She later worked at Wilkins and Hit or Miss. On November 27, 1941 she married Norman and together they had a beautiful marriage for 67 years. Marge was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. After living in Presque Isle for 50 years, they moved to Augusta. Marge was active in organizations throughout her life being a member of the Neighborly Club, Spragueville Extension, Church Circles, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, a 50-year member of Lunar Chapter O.E.S. and a member of Green Street Methodist Church. Many Sunday mornings were spent volunteering at Togus to make sure patients got to church services. Surviving are her husband, Norman; daughters Jana Morehouse and Tammy Walton; grandsons Scott Walton and Josh Crommett; granddaughter Dawn Hunt; and great-granddaughter Sadie. She was predeceased by her son Craig Morehouse. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 26th at Green Street Methodist Church in Augusta. Interment will be at Fairmont Cemetery in Presque Isle on Saturday, May 30th at 11 a.m. Many thanks to her extended family and loving caregivers, Diane, Donna, Tamara, Jacob, Josh and Amy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Lunar Chapter O.E.S., 47 Howard Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769 or HealthReach Hospice, PO Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903 or St. Andrews Acute Care Nurses Fund, PO Box 417, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538. Arrangements under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Marjorie Morehouse, please visit our Tree Store
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