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 Ada Estelle “Stella” <I>Decker</I> McSorley

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Ada Estelle “Stella” Decker McSorley

  • Birth 10 Nov 1907 Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
  • Death 11 Dec 2002 Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, USA
  • Burial Milo, Piscataquis County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 17611528


BROWNVILLE - A. Estelle McSorley, 95, wife of the late Sam McSorley, died Dec. 11, 2002, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home.

She was born Nov. 10, 1907, in Brewer, the daughter of Charles and Belle (Cowing) Decker.

During World War II, she worked at the shipyard in South Portland and later was employed at Milo Community Hospital as a nurse's aide.

Mrs. McSorley was a member of the Derby Mothers Service Club, the Gold Star Mothers, and she attended the Park Street United Methodist Church in Milo.

She is survived by two sons, Roy McSorley and his wife Pat of Elliotsville, Barry McSorley of Sebec; three daughters, Dolores Colter of Plainville, Conn., Donna Paul of Brownville, Gail Burlock of Milo; two brothers, Charles Decker of Milo, Carl Decker of Sanford; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 22 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Charles; three grandsons, Johnny, Brian, and Mike; two granddaughters, Shannon and Renae; a sister, Lois Grondin; two brothers, Maurice and Neil.

Many friends, as well as her family will fondly remember her.

We will always hold a special place in our hearts for you Grammie, We love you very much, and will miss you terribly.

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  • Created by: Randy Colter
  • Added: 21 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17611528
  • Randy Colter
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Estelle “Stella” Decker McSorley (10 Nov 1907–11 Dec 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17611528, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Milo, Piscataquis County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Randy Colter (contributor 46558535) .