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Mary Ann Calkins, Nee Chase, age 80, four year resident of Woodridge, IL, formerly of Mesa, AZ and Mars Hill, Maine. She passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Edward Hospital of Naperville. Mary was born January 4, 1938 in Westfield, Maine to her loving late parents, Cyrus and Margaret Chase.

Beloved wife of the late Melvin Brewer. Cherished mother of Mark Brewer of Woodridge, IL, Colleen Ofiara and Fred Calkins. Dearest grandmother of Alexandra & Sean Ofiara and Kelly & Fredrick Calkins Loving sister of Betsy Clements, Rachael Brewer and the late Curtis Lunney.

Mary was a long time care giver and nurse. She loved gardening especially planting shrubs and trees, turning desert rocks into a beautiful garden.

Friends and family called on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 4-6pm at Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main Street in Mars Hill, where a funeral service was held at 6pm, Rev. J.T. Miller officiating. Mary Ann will be laid to rest in the Kings Grove Cemetery in Mars Hill, ME in the spring. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com
Published on February 19, 2018
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