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Obituary for Mary Lou MacKimm

Mary Lou  MacKimm
Mary Lou MacKimm
CAMDEN……………….Mary Lou MacKimm, 88, formerly of Camden, died Monday, April 23, 2018 at Commonwealth Assisted Living, Kilmarnock, VA after a long period of declining health. Born August 27, 1929 in Altoona, PA, she was the daughter of Charles R. Davis and Louise (Stoltz) Mains.
Mary Lou was a special lady known for her kindness, cheerful nature, sincere interest in others and quick wit. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Nursing where she earned her RN. After graduation, she worked at the Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, Bermuda. It was in Bermuda where she met the love of her life, Alexander (Sandy) MacKimm who was serving in the U.S. Navy as a pilot. They were married December 14, 1953 in Washington DC and moved to Chicago, IL to start their family. During her husband’s career, Mary Lou & Sandy transferred their growing family from Chicago to Kalamazoo, MI, Waterville, ME, Sudbury, MA (twice), Hinsdale & Barrington, IL.
She was the consummate home maker, always ensuring that her family was quickly established after one of their many moves. It was during those years in New England that Mary Lou and her family established a deep fondness for Maine. For many years, the MacKimm family enjoyed spending summers at their camp on Great Pond in the Belgrade Lakes region. Mary Lou & Sandy retired to Camden, ME in 1986 where they had a rich & fulfilling life. Mary Lou lived in Camden for 31 years – 25 years on the Lily Pond, followed by 6 years at Quarry Hill before moving in 2017 to Kilmarnock, VA to be closer to one of her daughters.
Surviving are her five children, Melissa A. MacKimm and husband Randy Bozarth of Hardyville, VA; James I. MacKimm, wife Suzanne and daughter Jessica of Windham, NH; Mark D. MacKimm, wife Belinda, daughter Allie, son & daughter-in-law Douglas & Sarah MacKimm of Rome, GA, Memphis, TN & Atlanta, GA respectively; Megan M. Captain, son Luke and daughter Lauren of Barrington, IL and Chicago, IL respectively; Elizabeth A. Shee and husband Bradley, Liberty, MO; brother James Rodgers and his wife Sue of Altoona, PA. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander J. MacKimm and son-in-law William Reed Captain.
There will be a memorial mass at 11:00 am, Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7 Union Street, Camden, with Fr. Robert Vailancourt officiating. A reception will be held later that day from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Camden Area District Nursing Association 501 (c) (3) PO Box 547 Camden, ME 04843 or Hospice of Virginia PO Box 2098 Tappahannock, VA 22560. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.
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207-236-0092 Long Funeral Home
PO Box 366
CAMDEN, ME 04843-0366
Email: longfuneral@gwi.net
207-236-0092 Long Funeral Home
PO Box 366
CAMDEN, ME 04843-0366
Email: longfuneral@gwi.net
207-236-0092 Long Funeral Home
PO Box 366
CAMDEN, ME 04843-0366
Email: longfuneral@gwi.net
207-236-0092 Long Funeral Home
PO Box 366
CAMDEN, ME 04843-0366
Email: longfuneral@gwi.net