1936 – 2013

SCARBOROUGH — Marilyn Faye McAllister Butler of Lisbon Falls passed away surrounded by her loved ones at the Gosnell House in  on Feb. 9.

She was born in North Conway, N.H., on Jan. 29, 1936, to J. Stillman and Ola McAllister of Fryeburg. She attended local area schools and graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1953. She received her B.S. degree in education from Gorham State Teachers College in 1958.

She taught elementary school in various towns in Maine before leaving the teaching profession to raise her family. After her children were grown, she changed her career to waitressing, working in Portland area restaurants until she retired from Newick’s in 1998.

Marilyn was a communicant of Saint Matthew’s Catholic Church in Limerick. She loved being with her children and grandchildren. She was a prolific elephant knick-knack collector. She was an avid reader and loved to cook and bake for her family.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Charles L. Butler of Lisbon Falls; her daughter, Deanne Parker and her husband, Darrell, of South Portland; her sons, Robert, and his wife, Angela, of Lisbon Falls, and Jay and his wife, Kim, of Lisbon Falls; her grandchildren, Jessica Sutton and husband, Shawn, also Stephanie, Abby, Kurt, Jackie, Aurora, Jeffrey, Kristen, Kyle, Kaleigh, Jonah, Derek, Brendon, Bailey and Erin; a great-granddaughter, Haley; and a brother, Robert McAllister and his family in Vincennes, Ind.

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