ORRINGTON – Carrie Marion King, 89, died Sept. 27, 2006, at a Bangor health care facility. She was born June 16, 1917, in Brewer, the daughter of Homer D. and Susie (Hillier) Hatch. Carrie served on the rations board during World War II. She was a gifted concert violinist and played with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Carrie was a member of the Orrington Methodist Church and also the Garden Club in Orrington. She was an excellent cook, a great swimmer and enjoyed driving fast. Carrie’s greatest love was raising her family, being part of their lives, and will be dearly missed. She is survived by a son, Charles H. King III and wife, Angela, of Hampden; daughters, Susanne Blanchard and husband, Ray, of Orrington, Charlene McGarr and husband, Scott, of Dixmont and Carolyn Coyne and husband, Richard, of Bangor; a brother, Leslie Hatch and wife, Mildred, of California; six grandchildren, Stacie Blanchard, Christopher Blanchard, Sean McGarr, Kerry Empey, Jennifer Coyne and Scott King; and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Charles King Jr., she was predeceased by a grandson, Jamie Coyne. Friends are invited to visit with the family noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Brookings-Smith, Clark-Piper Chapel, 55 South Main St., Brewer, where a service of remembrance will begin 1 p.m. with Robert Lobley, family friend, presiding. Interment will be at a later date at Dean Hill Cemetery, Orrington. Gifts in her memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Healthcare, P.O. Box 1638, Bangor, ME 04402-1638. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com
CARRIE MARION KING
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:20 p.m.