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BATH — Mary-Anne Dodge, 67, of Tower Circle and a lifelong resident of Bath, died Feb. 6 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
She was born in Bath on Aug. 13, 1947, a daughter of Andrew Paul and Betty Gene (Shively) Csorosz. She graduated from Morse High School in 1965. On June 29, 1966, she married David A. Dodge.
Mary-Anne’s first job after graduation was with Smith Cleaners, where she worked for over 40 years, even after the business became known as J & J Cleaners.
In 1999, she became the first female member of the Bath Elks, supporting its many activities and working diligently until she was named the group’s Exalted Ruler in 2003.
Dodge was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Smith-Tobey Post No. 21, in Bath.
She enjoyed reading, walking her dogs, vacationing at Moosehead Lake and, especially, spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her mother, Betty Gene Csorosz, and her son, John D. Dodge, who died Nov. 18, 2013.
Dodge is survived by her father, Andrew Csorosz, of Lisbon Falls; her husband, David A. Dodge, of Bath; her daughter, Deborah Page and husband, Bob, of Portland; two sisters, Ruth Marquis, of Bath, and Maria Poulin, of Sabattus; a daughter-in-law, Sarah Dodge, of Portland; three grandchildren, Molly Page, Carter Page and Jessica Goodwin; three nephews and a niece.
An Elks memorial service was held Feb. 19, and a graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Coastal Humane Society, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011.