Lois Ayer

May 12, 2017

Lois B. (Grant) Ayer, 89, of Bangor and formerly of Searsport, passed away May 10, 2017, in Bangor.

Lois was born in Pelham, Mass., to Loyal and Dorothy (Moulton) Grant on Nov. 28, 1927. She graduated from Thornton Academy in Saco in 1946. On Aug. 6, 1946, she married her loving husband of 60 years, Vernard “Tiny” Ayer. For many years she managed a yarn shop in Searsport and she was an accomplished quilter who shared her beautiful work with family and friends.

Lois is survived by her four children: Anne Marriner and her husband Steven of Portland, Edward Ayer of Monroe, Marsha Powers and her husband Brady of Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Peter Ayer and his wife Millie, of South Paris. She has six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and was loved by several other step-great- and great-great grandchildren and special friend James Milliken. Lois was preceded in death by her husband Vernard.

A private graveside service will be held later in the spring. Expressions of condolences may be shared at memorial-alternatives.com.

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