Margaret Lydia <I>Avery</I> Pooler

Margaret Lydia Avery Pooler

Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 30 Jan 1992 (aged 82)
Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Burial Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 101665061 · View Source
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DEXTER - Margaret Avery Pooler, 82, died January 30, 1992, at her Charleston Road residence after a long illness.

She was born June 29, 1909, at old Town, the daughter of Fred and Eva (Fisher) Avery.

She was a graduate of Old Town High School and moved to Dexter in 1934. She married Cyril A. Pooler in 1935. They owned and operated the Wall Street Market for many years and were the first in the area to sell homemade ice cream. She also managed the Fay & Scott Lodge for many years.

She was a 30-year member of the Sunshine Club, and was active in the Penobscot and Piscataquis Extension as a sewing and food leader.

She was a member of the South Sangerville Grange, and was a past member of the Martha Washington Rebekah Lodge. She had been active in the Dexter and Old Town Girl Scout troops and had served as a 4-H leader.

She enjoyed playing contract bridge and was a member of several related organizations.

She is survived by one daughter, Patsey Smith of Dexter and Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters, Florence Tyler of Cambridge and Ruby Towle of Dexter; two grandchildren, Bonnie Smith Montgomery of Clarmore, OK, and Scott Adam Smith of Dexter and Oklahoma City, OK; a son-in-law, Raymond Smith; a grandson-in-law, Slagle Montgomery; great-grand-daughter, Brooklyne Marie Montgomery; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m., May 1 at the family lot, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, with the Rev. Harold Wheeler officiating.

Donations may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 346, Augusta, 04330.

Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Dexter.

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  • Created by: Bob McLellan
  • Added: 3 Dec 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 101665061
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Lydia Avery Pooler (29 Jun 1909–30 Jan 1992), Find a Grave Memorial no. 101665061, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bob McLellan (contributor 47824019) .