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Mary-Helen Raye Hardie
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1916
Death: Jul. 1, 2011

UNION - Mary-Helen Hardie, 94, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at her home. She was born Sept. 16, 1916, in Eastport, to John and Helen Wadsworth Raye.She grew up in Eastport and graduated from Shead High School, Eastport. She graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, and she attended the University of Michigan for her master's degree.

She married Alexander Hardie, Nov. 6, 1943. She taught math and science for many years. She taught at Eastport High School; the University of Maine, Orono; Union High School and lastly at Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro.

She was a member of Medomak Valley Education Association and was a very active member of Union Historical Society. She also volunteered in the library at Pen Bay Medical Center, Rockport. She helped her husband plant more than 1,000 apple trees on the Hardie Farm, Union, where they were well known for their apple cider.

She was predeceased by her husband, Alexander Hardie; brothers, John, George, and Wadsworth Raye and a sister, Augusta Bromley.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Heathcote and her husband Walter of Nobleboro, and Carol Peasley of Charlotte, NC.; 2 grandchildren & 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Alexander Raye of State College, PA; and several neces & nephews.

Committal service will be held at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. (Bangor Daily News 7/2/2011) 
Family links: 
  John Wesley Raye (1880 - 1948)
  Helen Wadsworth Raye (1880 - 1968)
  Alexander Hardie (1920 - 2007)
  Augusta Wadsworth Raye Bromley (1906 - 2004)*
  George Wesley Raye (1907 - 1992)*
  Henry Wadsworth Raye (1912 - 2002)*
  Mary-Helen Raye Hardie (1916 - 2011)
  John Franklin Raye (1918 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Maine Mount Vernon Road Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Jul 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72439821
Mary-Helen <i>Raye</i> Hardie
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