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Mary E. Perkins
CORINNA - Mary E. Perkins, 93, died February 9, 2012 inHartland. She was born December 15, 1918in Plymouth, a daughter of Guy and Linnie (Raynes) Rollins. Mary graduated from Newport High School and attendedEastern State Normal School in Castine. She received her B.S. degree from University of Maine at Orono in1962. She taught elementary school forover 35 years, retiring in 1975. Shethen served as librarian for the Stewart Free Library from 1975 to 1995. Mary was a member of the Corinna UnitedMethodist Church, the Corinna Post #73 American Legion Auxiliary, the CorinnaLiterary Club, and the Amicus Club.

For the past 4 years Mary has lived at the Sanfield Rehabilitation and Living Center in Hartland, where she has received loving care.

She is survived by a daughter, Betsy and husband RolandDorman of Corinna; 3 granddaughters, Sara Cyr of Exeter, Susan Velardi ofMiddlefield, CT, and Lynne Fling of Leicester, MA; 7 great grandchildren,Shannon and Maureen O’Roak, Bryan and Molly Shields, Grace Velardi, and Devonand Alyssa Fling; daughter-in-law, Holly Pastore of Freeport; as well asseveral nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Paul Dean Perkins in1995; her son, Joseph Dean Perkins, in 1990; brothers, Harvard and RodneyRollins; and a sister, Dorothy R. Cookson.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held 11AM, Saturday, March, 3,2012, at the Corinna United Methodist Church, 16 Dexter Road, Corinna, with theRev. Angela Tarbox officiating. Springburial will be in the Morse’s Corner Cemetery, Corinna. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may bemade to the Stewart Free Library, 8 Levi Stewart Drive, Corinna, ME 04928 or to the Corinna United MethodistChurch, P. O. Box 418, Corinna, ME 04928.

Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Corinna. Those who wish may leavewritten tributes at

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