Marie M. Williams

WINSLOW – Marie M. Williams passed away on June 9, 2021 at the age of 74 at the Woodlawn Nursing Facility and Rehabilitation Center in Skowhegan. She was born on Feb. 16, 1947, the eldest of seven children of Fernand and Annette Martin in Van Buren.

She was a 1965 graduate of Presque Isle High School, and earned her R.N. degree in 1968 from St. Mary’s General Hospital School of Nursing in Lewiston. She began her nursing career at the Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle, and subsequently worked for Dr. Gerald Donahue in Presque Isle, and Drs. Michael Kellum and Norman Seder in Caribou.

In 1968 she married her high school sweetheart Thomas Williams. From that union was born one son, Gregg Martin Jorgenson.

In 1988 Marie suffered two cerebral hemorrhages, which changed her life forever. But she met the many challenges head-on. She never complained about what life had dealt her. She had no time to feel sorry for herself; she was always in good spirits.

In 2002 she relocated to Winslow to be closer to family. She was a devout Roman Catholic and was a faithful communicant at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Winslow until she moved into Woodlawn last year. She was an active member of EmPower and attended the Brain Injury Support Group.

Marie was predeceased by her parents; one sister Isabelle O’Brien, and her only brother, Arthur Martin. She is survived by her son Gregg Martin Jorgenson (Brian) of Denmark; her sisters Anne Bochniewicz (Frank) of West Hartford, Conn., Rolande Phillips (Keith) of Yorktown, Va., Gabrielle Martin (Norman Breton) of Augusta, Michelle Sprague (Jack) of Biddeford; numerous nieces and nephews; and countless friends, including one special friend Susan Little.

Per Marie’s request, there will be no funeral or visiting hours. There will be a graveside service at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Presque Isle on August 3, 2021. Condolences may be posted at http://www.duncan-graves.com .

The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Woodlawn Nursing Facility and Rehabilitation Center in Skowhegan and the staff at Beacon’s Hospice in Augusta for all the care shown to Marie during the last eight months.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Services in Skowhegan, and Duncan-Graves Funeral Home in Presque Isle.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

Corpus Christi Parish

70 Pleasant St.

Waterville, ME 04901

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