Marie H. Twombly, 95, passed away Jan. 14, 2011, at her residence in Belfast.

She was born Oct. 3, 1915, in Montville, the daughter of Herbert and Elizzie (Choate) Jackson.

She was a graduate of Maine General School of Nursing in 1941 and married her husband of 55 years Raymond.

She then came to work in the operating room at Waldo County General Hospital. She retired after 17 years and then taught classes at Waldo County Technical School into her 80s. She worked at Bradbury Nursing Home until they moved over the river at which time she retired.

She loved serving families, playing cribbage and children.

Marie was predeceased by her husband in 1996; also her brothers, Alfred and Guy Jackson.

Survivors include her children, Alan Twombly and his wife Carolyn Eisner of Falmouth, Lois Hawes and her husband Harold of Belfast, Dale Twombly and his wife Becky of North Carolina; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a nephew.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m. at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast with Rev. Ken Davenport officiating.

Friends may make donations in Marie’s memory to Waldo County Hospice, PO Box 772, Belfast, ME 04915.

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