POLAND SPRING – Marguerite Day Ingraham, 96, of Birch Drive, died peacefully Thursday, July 22, at her home by the lake, surrounded by the loving care of her two daughters, Jane and Elizabeth, and two granddaughters, Jenny and Julie.

Born Jan. 6, 1908, in Augusta, the daughter of Frederick and Mary Bean Day, Mrs. Ingraham was a 1926 graduate of Cony High School.

Although she was a homemaker in her own home for most of her life, Mrs. Ingraham had worked at the Corner Store Restaurant, as well as at the 220 Soda and Lunch Shop, both in Augusta.

She was a member of South Parish Congregational Church, UCC in Augusta, and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

Mrs. Ingraham had a great love of gardening and flowers. She enjoyed watching golf and the Red Sox. She was an avid reader and had an interest in politics and current affairs. She enjoyed her friends in Poland Spring, but her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her greatest love. Mrs. Ingraham was also fond of shopping trips and going out to eat.

Survivors include two daughters, Jane Diplock of Manchester, and Elizabeth Ray and her husband, John “Jack” Ray of Poland Spring; seven grandchildren, Rebecca Murray Littlefield, George Diplock Jr., Cathy Tetenman, Lee Murray, Jennifer Morrissey, Julie Trefethen and Jeffrey Burgess; two step-grandchildren, Jonathan Ray and Christie Grant; seven great-grandchildren, Jillian, Barrett and Jared Littlefield, Andrew, Joshua and Christen Morrissey, and Benjamin Trefethen; eight step-great-grandchildren, Jenny and Michael Wiltse, Oliver and Jordan Grant and Johnny, Zachary, Matthew and Isaac Ray; a niece, Elva Ingraham of Augusta; and several additional nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Myron Stanley Ingraham, died in 1982. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Mary Murray in 1993; two brothers, Brian and Vernon Day; and two sisters, Vera Young and Una Jones.

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