Lincoln – MaryLou McFalls, 82, wife of the late Jay C. McFalls, passed on peacefully at an Ellsworth hospital with family by her side Saturday, April 13, 2019. She was born December 13, 1936 in Lincoln, the daughter of Bernard and Ernestine (Merrill) Haskell.
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MaryLou grew up in Lincoln, and was a graduate of Mattanawcook Academy. She loved animals, especially horses. She was the human to many dogs over the years, and had a special affinity to beagles. She loved spending time with family, fishing, and going to camp. Many happy times were spent along the Maine coast at the family’s camp in Jonesport. MaryLou was a lifelong member of the First Congregational Church of Lincoln, where she belonged to the Pilgrim Daughters. She loved music, and attended the music jams. MaryLou always volunteered to help with the Riverdriver’s Supper in Lincoln, and her peanut butter fudge was always popular among the items sold there. MaryLou will be lovingly missed and fondly remembered by those who knew her.
She is survived by three children, Michael McFalls and his wife Kerri, Michele Gardner and her husband Tom, and Melanie Maxwell and her husband Derek, all of Lincoln; seven grandchildren, Tyler, Shey, Rianne, Harli, Gunner, Braedon, and Keegan; three great grandchildren, Ava, Willow, and Beau; a brother, Robert Haskell and his wife Grace; a sister, Sandra Dodson; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. MaryLou will also be missed by her beloved canine friend, Tia.
Graveside services will be held in the springtime at the Lincoln Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Clay Chapel, Lincoln.