PRESQUE ISLE – Dapheen Marie McPherson, 71, passed away on Feb. 23, 2014, at her residence with her family by her side. She was born May 23, 1942, in Presque Isle, the daughter of the late Ervin A. Sr. and Amy A. (Hafford) Brown.
Mrs. McPherson enjoyed singing in a band at nursing homes, eating spaghetti and spending time with her family. Her biggest joy in her life was her children and her grandchildren; she loved them dearly.
She is survived by her daughters, Lisa Bonato and husband, David Pelkey, of Presque Isle, Debra McPherson and friend, Donny Michaud, of Presque Isle, and Melinda Frisco and husband, Mike, of Wallingford, Conn.; grandchildren, Amy Pelkey Robbins and husband, Benjamin Robbins, Katrina, Maxx and Kevin Frisco, Hanford McPherson, James Kinney, Jeremiah Lowe and Storm Bonato; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Pelkey and Talon McPherson; and also her ex-husband, Merle McPherson. She will be sadly missed by her sister-in-law, Iris Brown; nephew, Donald Lagasse; and a special niece, Gail McNearny. She was predeceased by her son, Hanford McPherson; and also a grandson, David Pelkey.
Friends may call 11 a.m. – noon Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Faye Funeral Home, at the corner of Academy Street and Centerline Road, Presque Isle. Funeral services will begin at noon from the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will be at the Fairmont Cemetery in the spring. Donations may be made to Aroostook Cancer Care, 140 Academy St., Presque Isle, ME 04769. To share photos and to sign the online guestbook,
please visit www.fayefuneralhome.com.