PORTLAND — Ellen M. Hooper, 72, of Portland, died Jan. 5 after a brief illness.
She was born in Lubec on July 11, 1939 to John and Irene (Cook) Appleby. She grew up in Lubec and attended local schools.
In 1958, she married George B. Hooper and they raised three children.
Hooper is survived by her husband; brother John Appleby and his wife Julie of Florida; children Bruce Hooper of Portland, Lori Kelly of South Portland and John Hooper and his wife Gretchen of North Yarmouth; grandchildren Rebecca and James Hooper, Shawn and Kevin Kelly and Rachel and John Mascolo; and three great-grandchildren Haley, Antonio and Dominic.
A private graveside service will be held at Brooklawn Memorial Park in Portland.
Arrangements are by Independent Death Care of Maine of Portland.