CALAIS – Lois Eileen Greenlaw, 72, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at a Bangor hospital with her family by her side. Lois was born Oct. 11, 1937, in Calais, daughter of the late Parker and Addie (Pike) Greenlaw. She graduated from Calais Memorial High School, Class of 1956. After high school, she worked at the lunch counter at Fishman’s Department Store, where she met her love, Lawrence Greenlaw. They married Aug. 27, 1961. Lois also was employed at Hathaway’s Shirt Factory and in later years as a waitress for Carmen’s Hometown Pizzeria. She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Calais. Lois enjoyed playing slot machines, following her son’s tennis team and traveling. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Francis Greenlaw. Surviving are her loving husband of 48 years, Lawrence Greenlaw; her son, William Greenlaw of Calais and his fiancee, Alicia Willis, of Eddington; siblings, Melvin Greenlaw, Pauline McConvey, Marion Brown, and Mabel Foster and her husband, Robert, all of Calais; two grandchildren, Jerry and Cameron Harmon; dear friend, Mildred Burgess of Calais; many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held in the spring at Woodland Cemetery, Baileyville. Donations in Lois’ memory may be made to a cancer organization of one’s choice. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Homes, Calais and Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.
LOIS E. GREENLAW
Posted Dec. 17, 2009, at 7:48 p.m.