MILLINOCKET / BANGOR -- Marion D. Brackett, 78, wife of the late Wallace F. Brackett, died peacefully Thursday, March 29, 2007, at a Bangor hospital after a short illness. She was born June 15, 1928, in Stacyville, the daughter of Marvin and Georgie (McGrath) Allen.
Marion was a graduate of Sherman High School, Class of 1945. She worked for J.J. Newberry, Woolco and Woolworth department stores in Millinocket, for many years. Marion was a member and past president of VFW Auxiliary Post No. 4154, Millinocket, for 39 years and was a member and past president of VFW Post No. 2299, Sherman. She was also a longtime member of American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 80, Millinocket.
She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Pelletier and her husband, Levi, of Glenburn; two grandchildren: Kimberly Leino and fiance, Terry Kenniston, of Hampden and Todd Falone of Hudson; seven great-grandchildren: Katelyn, Kayla, Alyson, Samantha, Caralyn, Shawn and Jody; two sisters: Norma Tedford of Medway and Mildred Carter of Sherman; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her husband, Marion was predeceased by two brothers: Lester and Floyd Allen; and three sisters: Hazel Langley, Leola Hayes and Hepsy Adams.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Bouchard-Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack Street, Millinocket. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 2, at the First Congregational Church, Millinocket, with the Rev. Carolyn Bradley, pastor, officiating. Spring interment will be at Millinocket Cemetery, Millinocket. Gifts in memory of Marion may be sent to the Maine Veterans' Home, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family can be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.