ORONO – Mary Ellen White, 90, died June 27, 2013, at an Orono health care facility. She was born Feb. 10, 1923, in Mattawamkeag, daughter of William A. and Lillian V. (Bishop) Moran.
She spent many years working in retail on Main Street in Bangor, in the 1960’s. Mary Ellen enjoyed drawing, painting, doll making and playing the piano.
Surviving is one daughter, Patricia Benner; four grandchildren, Mark Cain of Winterport, Kimberly Ouellette, David Crichton, both of Bangor, and Margaret Mulholland of Colorado; and her devoted friend, Janne, who was always there for her, and made such a difference in her life. She was predeceased by her husband, Orris; daughter, Cathy Merrill; and grandson, Paul Benner.
Graveside services will be held noon Wednesday, July 3, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, with the Rev. Dr. Rex H. Garrett, director of Chaplaincy Services, Eastern Maine Medical Center, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to meet 11:45 a.m. at the Superintendant’s Lodge, 1048 State St., Bangor. Those wishing to remember her in a special way may contribute in her memory to Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.