Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Mary Frances Duffy Rush Obituary

Bangor Daily News Publish Date: Saturday, December 4, 1999
RUSH, Mary F., 75
BANGOR - Mary F. Rush, 75, died Dec. 3, 1999, at a Bangor hospital. She was born in Houlton, Jan. 8, 1924, the daughter of George and Susan (Brennan) Duffy. Mary was a graduate of Benedicta High School and was retired from Phillips-Strickland House of Bangor. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor. Mary loved music and, as a talented pianist, she delighted in sharing her gift with family, friends, and residents at Phillips-Strickland. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, who enjoyed weekend trips with her family. Surviving are one son, Dana E. Rush and his wife, Lydia of Chula Vista, Calif.; two daughters, Susan L. Rush of Bangor and Judy R. Craig and her husband, Garrel of Brewer; four grandchildren, Taylor and Rachel Craig, Lisa and Danielle Rush; one brother, Eugene Duffy of Sun City Center, Fla.; one sister, Leona Brewer of Bangor and East Millinocket; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two sisters, Lillian Sawyer and Dorothy Duffy; and three brothers, Vaughn, Gerald and G. Charles Duffy. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor, at a time to be announced. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor. It was Mary's wish that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to a scholarship fund established for Taylor and Rachel Craig at Merrill Bank, care of Alena Bonenfant, P.O. Box 925, Bangor 04402-0925.

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