Marilyn A. Gardner

July 02, 1938 - April 29, 2013 

Marilyn A. Gardner

July 02, 1938 - April 29, 2013 

Obituary for Marilyn A. Gardner

ASHLAND---Marilyn A. Gardner, 74, died April 29, 2013 at a Presque Isle hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Ashland, July 2, 1938, the daughter of Herman and Shirley (Oakes) Prue. She was a graduate of Ashland Community High School and attended the Aroostook State Normal School. Marilyn worked as a bookkeeper at Prue Oil Company, a family business, and later with her husband and children at B & M Savemore grocery store in Ashland. She is survived by one son, Willis Gardner, II and wife Julie of Ashland; one daughter, Lisa Gardner and husband Joaquin Gonzalez of San Jose, CA; a daughter-in-law, Vickie Gardner of Ashland; one brother, Allen Prue of Nashville Plantation, three sisters, Carolyn Prue Gayton of Brunswick, Donna Prue Monfette and husband Douglas of Davenport, FL, and Sandra Prue LeBlanc and husband George of Nashville Plantation; two grandchildren, Peter John Gardner and Robert Matthew Gardner; one great grandson, Joshua John Gardner; many special nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Willis “Bo” Gardner in 1993 and by a son, Peter Gardner in 2001. Relatives and friends may call at the Advent Christian Church, Exchange St., Ashland, from 1 to 3 PM on Wednesday, where a funeral service will be held at 3 PM with Rev. William Harris, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in the Ashland Municipal Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute in her memory to the American Diabetes Association Maine Affiliate Inc., 80 Elm St., Portland, ME 04101. Funeral arrangements are a service of Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland.

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