Mary E. Jewett, 55, died Sept. 28, 2010, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 16, 1955, in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., a daughter of Charles and Frances (Noseworthy) Ballard.

She worked as an LPN for many years. She loved nursing and caring for others. She enjoyed cooking, life in general, loved her family and was very proud of her girls. She will also be remembered as a person who loved animals.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Steven A. Jewett, of Liberty; two daughters, Bethany Jewett of Liberty and Nicole Jewett of Wells; three brothers, Paul Ballard of Nevada, David Ballard of New York and Tom Ballard of Morrill; two sisters, Kim Ballard of Gorham and Barbie Dudra of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at the Palermo Christian Church Saturday, Oct. 9, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Ed Hatch officiating.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at