BUCKSPORT and LAKE WALES, Fla. – Phyllis E. Carrier, 76, died Aug. 28, 2007, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1931, in Brewer, the daughter of William and Elsie (Cushing) McAllian. Mrs. Carrier was an Avon representative for 20 years. She and her husband enjoyed winters at their home in Lake Wales, Fla., where she enjoyed playing shuffleboard, cards and bingo. Summers were spent in Maine with her family including, Monday outings, dominos with her sisters, and playing bridge with her sisters-in-law. She also loved animals and was a big Red Sox fan. Phyllis was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Bucksport. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Wallace R. Carrier of Bucksport; four children, Jenny Harman and her husband, Phil, of Bucksport, William Carrier and his wife, Kathy, of Orland, Michael Carrier and his wife, Charlotte, of Orland, and Julie Brown and her husband, Bill, of Stetson; six grandchildren, Heather Pruitt, B.J. Carrier, Billy Jo Beaulieu, Joey Beaulieu, Matthew Carrier, and Ryan Carrier; two great-grandchildren, Garrett Carrier and Scott Austin Jr.; eight siblings, Ruth Bowden of Bucksport, James McAllian of Bucksport, John McAllian of Orland, Wilfred “Freddy” McAllian of Verona Island, Dorothy Barnard of Bucksport, Arthur McAllian of Palmyra, Beatrice Silva of Bucksport, and Harold McAllian of Bucksport; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Martha Longfellow, May Rogers and Lillian Nickless; and one brother, Charles McAllian. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport, where funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, with Father James Plourde officiating. Interment will be at St Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Bucksport. Donations in her memory may be made to Bangor Human Society, 693 B Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401.
PHYLLIS E. CARRIER
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:18 p.m.