Marjorie A. (Moon) Downs

Posted Oct. 11, 2012, at 7:46 p.m.

PITTSFIELD AND NEWPORT – Marjorie A. (Moon) Downs, 68, died Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence. She was born Jan. 19, 1944, in Ellsworth, a daughter of Harvard and Dorothy (Glazier) Moon.

They lived in Surry on the Newbury Neck Road, and then for a short period in Lincoln. They moved to Pittsfield in the early 1950s so the children could attend schools there, and lived in the house the family built on the Snakeroot Road. Marjorie had worked at Eastland Woolen Mill, Corinna, Dexter Shoe Co., Dexter, and most recently worked as a driver for Penquis CAP. She enjoyed sewing.

She is survived by her husband, Carroll “Red” Downs of Pittsfield; five children, Tammy Worster of Hartland, Timothy Kennedy of New Sharon, Trudy Kennedy of Princeton, Texas, Tony Kennedy of Newport and Trina Mathews of Riverview, Fla.; one sister, Barbara Hart; two brothers, Charles and Colby Moon, all of Pittsfield; nine grandchildren, Barry and Randy Worster, Jeremy and Shannon Kennedy, Aaron Silverman, Rachael Shelburne, Jessica Russell, Naomi Sanders, and Marie Fitzgerald; seven great-grandchildren, Emma Worster, Brook and Carter Kennedy, Francesica Silverman, Alyssa and Rosa Belch, and Connor Shelburne; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside committal services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland, with the Rev. Buddy Gough officiating. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.

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