MARS HILL – Anne M. McQuade, 73, died Jan. 21, 2010, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Aug. 31, 1936, in Hartland, New Brunswick, the daughter of Lorne and Gladys (Brewer) Long. Anne graduated from the University of New Brunswick Business College. She was first employed by Maine Potato Commission, Presque Isle, as a bookkeeper. She later worked many years with her husband, Alton, and four sons in the family business, A.E. McQuade & Sons Construction Inc. Anne along with Alton, co-founded Mars Hill Country Club, where she spent many enjoyable hours either keeping the books or out on the course playing. She particularly enjoyed playing with her close friends in the community. In her earlier years, Anne spent her time snowmobiling with her family and attending her boy’s hockey games. Most recently, nana mostly looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband of Mars Hill, Anne is survived by four sons and their wives, Blake and Tina McQuade of Houlton, Dana and Alice McQuade, Brian and Allyson McQuade, and Ross and Anne McQuade, all of Mars Hill; grandchildren, Andrew, Tory, BJ, Andrea, Travis, Alyssa, Ben, Shane, Nicole, Tiffany, Crystal and Matthew; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Fred Long of Hartland and Richard Long of Mars Hill; and a sister, Laurine Hallett of Arizona. She was predeceased by a sister, Charlene Long. There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Old Fashion Revival Center, Blaine, with the Rev. Mark Carter officiating. Those who wish may make donations in her memory to the American Heart Association, Northeast Affiliate, 343 Gorham Road, South Portland, ME 04106. Arrangements are in the care of Duncan Funeral Home, Mars Hill. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.
ANNE M. MCQUADE
Posted Jan. 22, 2010, at 8 p.m.