Mary McKague-Hanson, 78

Mary McKague-Hanson

Mary McKague-Hanson

WINDHAM — Mary Elizabeth McKague-Hanson, 78, died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Windham, with her family by her side.

She was born on May 3, 1935, the daughter of George and Cora (Webster) Spiller.

Mary was educated in Windham schools, and attended Nursing School at Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute. She worked in many hospitals including National Medical Care, the Veteran’s Hospital in Florida, Mercy Hospital and at the Sisters of Mercy, Motherhouse.

Mary married Roger Hanson on July 7, 1995. She was an active member of Little Falls Baptist Church in Gorham. Mary enjoyed photography, traveling, camping on Mount Desert Island, watching the Red Sox, going to baseball games and attending her grandchildren’s sporting activities.

In addition to her parents, Mary is predeceased by her sister Eldora Clark.

She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Roger; two sons, Kevin McKague of Buxton and Shawn McKague of Standish; two stepsons, David Hanson of Otisfield and Andrew Hanson of Raymond; stepdaughter Karen Benson of Gorham; three grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and sister, Winnifred Verrill of North Carolina.

Visiting hours were held from 2 to 4 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham, where a funeral service was celebrated at 1 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 21. Burial followed at the Chase Cemetery in Windham. Notes of condolences may be left at

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