M. Marguerite Simpson

Posted Nov. 15, 2013, at 6:04 p.m.

CARY – M. Marguerite Simpson, 103, went to be with her Lord on Nov. 13, 2013, in her home with her family at her side. She was born Oct. 9, 1910, in Houlton, the daughter of John H. and Alberta (Saunders) Perrigo.

Marguerite was a member of the Houlton Church of Christ. She was a role model for all who knew her, always placing others before herself. She had a great sense of humor and an extremely keen mind, reading her Bible daily and playing scrabble into her 104th year.

Marguerite is survived by her son, John Simpson and his wife, Betsy, of Hampden; a special daughter, Geraldine West and her husband, Brent, of Holden; nine grandchildren, Sarah Simpson of Wayne, John M. Simpson of Germantown, Md., Brent West Jr. of Stockton Springs, Joel West of Clifton, Dawn Porter of Amity, Royce Quint of Hodgdon, Keith Quint of Machais, Philip Quint of Hodgdon and Gina Parent of Hodgdon; as well as many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several special nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 69 years, Millard; her daughter, Marie Eagle; an infant son, Leland; brothers, Harrison, Leland, Kenneth, and Earl; and sisters, Marion Moore, and Lela Geraldine Mallet. Her family would like to express sincere thanks to her doctor, Ted Sussman, MD, special friend Lynette Bell, RN, as well as her many caregivers from Aroostook Home Health.

Friends may call 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Monday, at Dunn Funeral Home. Interment will be at Hodgdon Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Marguerite’s memory to the charity of one’s choice, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guest book: www.dunnfuneral.com.

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