GRAND ISLE – Marie Mae (Ringuette) Morrow, beloved mother, grandmother and aunt, passed peacefully Jan. 14, 2013, surrounded by her loving family at a Bangor health care facility. Marie Mae was born May 16, 1933, in St. Anne, New Brunswick, one of 10 children to Armand and Irene (Lavoie) Ringuette.
Being a self-taught piano player, Marie Mae played the piano for many years at Arseneault’s and she worked at Madawaska Tastee Freeze for 19 years. She enjoyed gatherings at the homestead with music being at the heart of every celebration. Being an outdoor enthusiast, her favorite pastime was cross-country skiing, where she enjoyed her own trail behind the house called the 95.
Marie Mae is survived by her children, Paul Morrow and wife, Cheryl, of Brewer, Lise Williams and husband, Tommy, of Memphis, Tenn., Daniel Morrow and wife, Nancy, of Auburn, Nicole Piche and husband, Dale, of Lincoln, and the wife of her late son William “Bill” Morrow, Lisa of Lebanon; eight grandchildren, Shannon Garcia and husband, Diego, of Queens, N.Y., Holly Martin and husband, Anthony, of Windham, Paul Morrow Jr. and wife, Caitlin, of Bangor, Matthew Morrow of Brewer, Colette Williams of Memphis, Tenn., Eric and Scott Morrow of Auburn and Brittany Mae Piche of Lincoln; a stepgranddaughter, Melissa Wolpert and husband, Nathaniel, of Springfield, Va.; a stepgrandson, Kevin McSheean of Lebanon; four great-grandsons, Jackson and Maddox Garcia, and Landon and Liam Martin; two great-stepgranddaughters, Madelyn Wolpert and Madison Brewington; sisters, Armande Verret and husband, GB, of Moncton, New Brunswick; Anne Pelletier, Gladys Ringuette, Fernande Albert and husband, Don, and Giselle Michaud and husband, Conrad, all of Edmundston, New Brunswick, brother-in-law, Raymond Morrow and wife, Laura, of Grand Isle; former daughter-in-law, Ruth Morrow of Rochester, N.H.; many, many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her parents, Marie Mae was predeceased by her husband, Carl Morrow; son, William “Bill” Morrow; brother, Alyre Ringuette; and sisters, Jean Chasse, Ella Dionne and Rina Toussaint.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at St. Gerard Church. Family and friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Friday at Lajoie Funeral Home. Spring interment will be held in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marie Mae’s memory may be made to Ronald McDonald House of Bangor, 654 State St., Bangor, ME 04401. For online condolences, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com.