BELFAST — Mary Fossett Grant, 90, of Belfast passed away peacefully on Oct. 16, 2022, at Harbor Hill Center in Belfast. She was born Nov. 13, 1931, in Bristol to Edward and Ila (White) Fossett.

Mary was predeceased by her parents; two sisters, Frances Leach of Newcastle and Jane Spear of Belfast; her brother, John Fossett of Cumberland; and her husband of 46 years, John (Bumpa) Grant.

She is survived by her daughter Lauri McLean and husband Deane of Belmont, and her son Gary and wife Jane of Morrill; grandsons Christopher Bowen of Phoenix, Ariz.; Kevin Bowen of Scarborough; Matthew McLean of Vernon, Conn.; and Cameron Grant of Morrill; granddaughter Corinne Kelly of Belfast; and seven great-grandchildren, Grant Bowen, Luke Bowen, Brooke Bowen, Kayleigh Bowen, Preston McLean, Camille Kelly and Owen Grant. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at The First Church in Belfast, UCC. Burial will follow at Grove Cemetery in Belfast. Arrangements are under the care of Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Searsport. (

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