MARY G. MARGISON

Posted April 15, 2011, at 7:52 p.m.

WOODLAND – Mary G. Margison, 94, wife of the late Alfred Margison, died April 14, 2011, in Fort Kent. She was born May 10, 1916, in Woodland, daughter of the late Frank P. and Alma (Wiggins) Thomas.

Mary was a schoolteacher for 37 years, having taught school in Mars Hill for several years and the Caribou school system, until her retirement in June 1980. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Woodland, serving as a deaconess, choir director, pianist, organist and librarian, and was also a member of the Mission Circle. In 2009 Mary was the recipient of the Boston Post Cane as Woodland’s oldest resident.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Stephen Boehm of Browns Mills, N.J.; a grandson, Charles Donnelly and his wife, Gina, of Burlington, N.J.; and two nieces, Priscilla "Pat" Dobson and Elaine Thomas. She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred, May 1, 1998; and a brother, Leonard Thomas, in 1991, and his wife, Pauline.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at First Baptist Church, Woodland, with the Rev. Otto Palmer officiating. Spring interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mary may do so to First Baptist Church of Woodland Memorial Fund. Envelopes may be obtained through the funeral home. For an online register, please go to

www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.

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