Mary J. Dodge

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 7:00pm

Mary Jane Dodge, 77, of Damariscotta, passed away peacefully Dec. 10, 2018 at the Sussman House in Rockport.

Mary Jane was born Aug. 8, 1941 in Damariscotta, the daughter of Merrill H. Dodge and Nellie E. (Bailey) Dodge.

She grew up in the Damariscotta area and went to Franklin Grammar School. She lived with her parents until 1960 when they moved to Yarmouth. After her parents’ death she moved to Newcastle where she met her friend Roy Jones. Mary Jane lived with Roy in Southport until he passed. She then moved to Salt Bay Apartments and lived there 12 years. In August she moved to Cove’s Edge Nursing Home.

Mary Jane’s hobbies included needlework and embroidery. She and Roy loved taking bus trips to shows and musicals. She was a very patient person, always thinking of other people. She never complained about her condition.

Mary Jane was predeceased by her parents, Merrill and Nellie Dodge, and her longtime companion Roy Jones.

She is survived by her brother, Calvin Dodge, and his wife, Marjorie J. Dodge, of Damariscotta; her nephew, Robert C. Dodge of East Hartford, Connecticut; cousins, Geraldine Hanley of Newcastle; Kenneth Dodge Jr. of Waldoboro; Merrill Bailey of Nobleboro and Fernald Bailey of Jefferson. 

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 11 Halls Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Road, in Boothbay. Interment will be at the Decker Cemetery in Southport.

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Arrangements are entrusted to the Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.