East Millinocket – Mary Elizabeth Dore, 63, died Friday October 20, 2023, at Brewer Center for Health and Rehabilitation. She was born September 26, 1960, in Millinocket, daughter of Charles and Helen (Dentremont) Dore.
Mary excelled in the classroom and enjoyed her education. She graduated from Stearns High School, class of 1978. She went on to earn her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine in Orono and her master’s in library science from Clarion University in Clarion, Pennsylvania. Mary worked as a librarian at the Caribou Library and the Men’s Maximum Security Correctional Center in Virginia. She was an avid reader who always had a book in her hands usually with one of her beloved cats snuggled beside her.
Mary is survived by three siblings, Donna Bishop and husband Chip of East Millinocket, Bobby Dore and his wife Ina of Gorham and Pete Dore and his wife Gayla of Cumming, Georgia. Her nieces and nephews, Laura Prisco and her husband Greg, Janis Rodgers and her husband David, Darren Bishop, Daniel Dore, Kayla McGee and husband Tom, and Dylan Dore. Her great-nieces and great-nephews, Marisa, Aidan, and Kyle Prisco, and Ellie, Lucy, and Charlotte McGee.
In addition to her parents, Mary was predeceased by her brother Danny Pound.
The family would like to recognize and thank our sister Donna and her husband Chip for all the years of love and support they provided Mary as she struggled with her physical limitations.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 1:00PM, Millinocket Cemetery. Arrangements will be made by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket. Messages of condolence may be expressed at Mary’s Book of Memories at www.lamsonfh.com.