EAST MACHIAS – Rena Mae Ames, 64, born Dec. 3, 1946, died Jan. 17, 2011, at Courtland Rehabilitation and Living Center, Ellsworth, after a long battle with lung cancer. She was daughter of the late Lawrence E. Torrey Sr. and Virginia Simmons of Sargentville. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Eugene Ames; two daughters, Susan Lovejoy and companion, Richard Davis, and Virginia Butler and husband, Clark; two grandsons, Charles Lovejoy and Raymond Butler; two brothers, Lawrence Torrey Jr. and wife, Glenda, of Blue Hill and Timmy Torrey and wife, Joan, of Hancock; two sisters, Julia and husband, Herbert Comeau, of Addison and Deland, Fla., and Betty and husband, Peter Thompson, of Addison; several nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial service held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, at Rena’s request, donations may be sent to the Beth C. Wright Cancer Center, P.O. Box 322, Ellsworth, ME 04605 or CancerCare of Maine, care of Healthcare Charities, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931.
RENA M. AMES
Posted Jan. 19, 2011, at 7:48 p.m.