BANGOR – Damaris M. (White) Sullivan, 81 years young, passed away on Dec. 11, 2013, with her daughters, Mary and Patty by her side. She was born June 15, 1932, in Bangor, the daughter of Carl and Helen (Giggey) White.
Damaris raised nine children, worked as a nurse at EMGH, BMHI, and area nursing homes for many years. Continued as a shoe stitcher at Bendy Shoe, and lastly as the kitchen manager at Bonanza restaurant in Bangor. Damaris was known for her Knitting, Homemade donuts, and canned pickles, but also her laughter, honesty and feistiness. She was a member of The Salvation Army’s Women’s Ministries Program and volunteered for the Christmas Program with her daughter at The Salvation Army for over 15 years. Damaris was affectionately known as Ma, Mom, Grammie D., to her children, grandchildren, and many kids that she took under her wing and Big Mimi to Tiffani Donlin and Gi-Gi to Jordyn and Tianna.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sons, Carl and Joel Curtis. Damaris is survived by children, Patty and her husband, Bob Harnish, of Winterport, Mary and her husband, David MacKay, of Bangor, Clifford Leteure and his wife, Sue, of Tennessee, Bernard Curtis of Glenburn, Dean Curtis and his wife, Joyce, of Bangor, Richard Sullivan of Bangor, and Heidi and her husband, Rodney Seidell, of Florida; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. A service of Brookings-Smith, Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.