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Mary Jean Eltman

Date of Death: August 1, 2017

Date of Birth: April 19, 1949


BRUNSWICK – Mary Jean Eltman, 68, of Brunswick died on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born on April 19, 1949 in Portland, Maine, the daughter of John P. and Jennie J. (Atripaldi) Eltman. Mary graduated from Portland High School, the class of 1967.

In the early 1980's Mary started her own business as the owner, operator, and teacher of ceramics in her studio, Falmouth Ceramics. She continued to run her business and teach several classes until 2006. Later she became the Treasurer on the Board at Pejepscot Terrace.

Mary enjoyed travelling with her family, and loved being by the ocean.

She was predeceased by her parents, John and Jennie Eltman.

Mary is survived by her sister, Katherine Avery and husband Jon of Freeport; her niece, Kristine Kittredge of Cabot, Arkansas; her nephew, Charles H. Loker II and wife Meggan of Falmouth; great nieces, Kaylie, Cassandra, and Mykensey; great nephew, Charles H. III; several cousins, aunts, and uncles; and many special friends at Pejepscot Terrace.

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the nurses and staff at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House for the exceptional care of Mary during her stay there.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mary's memory to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074.

A graveside service will take place at Calvary Cemetery in South Portland on Saturday, August 12th at 11 a.m.

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