Mary V. Bray

Posted June 13, 2013, at 7:37 p.m.

OWLS HEAD – Mary V. Bray, 93, died peacefully Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Owls Head Homestead. Born in South Thomaston, she was the daughter of James and Carolyn Young Bray.

Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of Rockland High School and later earned her teacher’s certification at Castine Normal School. For more than 37 years, Miss Bray taught first and second grades at Herbert Gray Elementary School, Old Town.

In addition to her parents, Miss Bray was predeceased by three brothers, Biron G. Bray, in 2002, Harold J. Bray Sr., in 1986 and wife, Irene L. Bray, in 1999, and Maynard J. Bray, in 2007; as well as sister, Flora M. Bray, in 2008. She is survived by sister, Ellen Bray of Owls Head; sister-in-law, F. Maxine Bray of South Portland; and close friends, Amy Bouchard Morin and husband, Arthur, of Old Town, and Mark Willis of South Thomaston.

Private services are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Area Interfaith Outreach, P.O. Box 113, Rockland, ME 04841. To share a memory or condolence with Miss Bray’s family, please visit her online Book of Memories at