Name: Mary Elizabeth McLean
Given Name: Mary Elizabeth
Change Date: 8 DEC 2013
Birth: 24 MAY 1928 in Calais, Washington Co, ME, USA
Death: 6 DEC 2013 in Machias, Washington Co, ME, USA
Burial: 14 DEC 2013 Calais, Washington Co, ME, USA
ADDR: Calais Cemetery|
Father: William Wallace McLean b: 25 OCT 1896 in Bangor, Penobscot Co, ME, USA
Mother: Zeltha M. Smith b: 5 DEC 1902 in Eastport, Washington Co, ME, USA
Frank Howard Porter b: 7 APR 1929 in Calais, Washington Co, ME, USA
25 AUG 1955
in Calais, Washington Co, ME, USA
- Gary Wayne Porter
- Douglas Porter
- Living Porter
- Abbrev: Maine State Archives
Title: Maine State Archives
Text: Marriage Archives
Single Record Display
Bride Name: MCLEAN MARY E
Bride Town/State: CALAIS, ME
Groom Name: PORTER FRANK H
Groom Town/State: CALAIS, ME
Date of Marriage: Thursday August 25, 1955
- Abbrev: Obituary
Text: Obituary for Mary Porter
Calais ? Mary Elizabeth Porter, 85, passed away Friday, December 06, 2013 in Machias with her daughter by her side. Mary was born in Calais on May 24, 1928, daughter of the late Wallace and Zeltha (Smith) McLean.
She attended Calais Academy and worked various jobs until marrying Frank Howard Porter on August 25, 1955. Mary and Howard operated Calais Laundromat for many years and then she worked for Sweet Things bakery. Mary enjoyed puzzles, staying active, and going for walks.
In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her beloved Howard in 2008; a grandson Steven Porter in 2005; and all of her siblings.
Surviving are her daughter Kathy Goodine and husband David of Alexander; two sons, Gary and Douglas Porter, both of Calais; five grandchildren, Robbie Seelye, Erin Norton and husband Chet, Joshua Goodine, Jason Goodine and fiancÚ Ashley MacDonald, and Justina Goodine; three great-grandchildren, Aaron, Kassidi, and Jakob; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A celebration of Mary?s life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, December 14, in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Calais Cemetery.