BRUNSWICK — Dorothy “Mary” Wallace, 88, formerly of Harpswell, died Jan. 16 at the Hawthorne House in Freeport.
She was born in Boothbay Harbor on Dec. 22, 1923, a daughter of Clarence and Irene Cook Pennell. She attended Portland schools and graduated from Portland High School.
Wallace served as an officer of Wallace Marine in Harpswell, which later became Great Island Boatyard, and later worked in the receiving department at Sears in Brunswick for many years.
She was a communicant of the Berean Baptist Church in Brunswick, a member of the Salvation Army and worked with Vocational Region #10 in Brunswick. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Wallace was predeceased by her husband, Lindoll E. Wallace, who died on Sept. 4, 1984. She is survived by her sons, James L. Wallace and his fiancé Donna Rice of Phippsburg; William C. Wallace and his wife Jody of Gray; daughters, Mary H. Wallace and her partner Jeff of Sparta, Tenn. and Amy E. Goodenow and her husband Joey of Harpswell; three sisters, Betty Webb and Charlotte Lemont, both of Brunswick, and Geraldine Dial of New Hampshire; 15 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Feb. 4 at the Berean Baptist Church in Brunswick. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Cundy’s Harbor Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Burr Taylor, 45 Taylor Road, Harpswell, ME 04079 or to the Berean Baptist Church, 15 Cumberland St., Brunswick, ME 04011.