Mary Ellen (Hamlin) Corey

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Veilleux Funeral Home
8 Elm Street
Waterville, ME

WATERVILLE - Mary Ellen (Hamlin) Corey, 79, of Waterville, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Dec. 31, 2018. Mary was born on May 2, 1939, in Unity, a daughter of Clayton and Mildred Hamlin. She graduated from Unity High School and Thomas College. Mary was married to Darwood George Corey on June 24, 1960. Mary worked for the Waterville School System, Clark and Company, Stearns Department Store, and L.L. Bean.

She enjoyed fishing with family and friends at Moosehead Lake, Parlin Pond and many other locations throughout Maine. Mary was a fan of the New England Patriots and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, as well, and had the pleasure of watching them win the World Series in 2018.

Mary, being of a very kind heart, opened her home to many people who needed a home or place to stay.

Mary is survived by her husband, Darwood; her sister, Barbara Finnemore; her children: Lorelie (Corey) Wing and husband, Bradley Jed Corey, Drew Corey and wife, Rachel; her grandchildren: Shana (Corey) Page and husband, Leslie, Sara (Wing) Burton, Brittany Corey, Jessica Wing, Rebekah Johnson, Margaret Morgan and husband, Ryan; her great-grandchildren: Joseph and Helena Page, Makenzie and Amelia Burton, Willow Morgan; her step-daughter, Darus Vear and husband, Robert, their children and grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mary was predeceased by her father, Clayton, mother Mildred; and brothers, Clayton Jr. and Arthur.

Visiting hours will be Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., at Veilleux Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville. Please visit to share condolences, memories and tributes with her family.

In lieu of flowers,

donations can be made in her memory to:

The Aquatics Department,

Alfond Youth Center,

126 North St.,

Waterville, ME 04901.

Published in Central Maine on Jan. 6, 2019
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