Marion N. Hannemann
Thomaston — Marion Notz Hannemann passed away peacefully in her home Aug. 21, 2014. From “Away” she was born in Watervliet, N.Y. to Martha B. Notz and Adolf Notz on April 15, 1920.
The youngest of three sisters, Marion grew up a Tom Boy gaining an appreciation for things wild. These interests changed as she grew older and she found out how useful her fathers lifetime rail pass was for getting to the culture of New York City. There she enjoyed the theater, shopping and sightseeing.
Marion completed her grade school education in the Menands New York public schools and finished her education at the Mildred Ely School for Girls. Her professional career was as a secretary for large companies in Albany, N.Y. and Boston, Mass., where she met her husband-to-be Roger. They fell in love and were married for 66 years. He predeceased her by 21 days on Aug. 5, 2014.
During World War II she was proud of her stint as a truck driver for the Red Cross. Upon the birth of her son she became a homemaker extraordinaire. Cooking, cleaning and especially mentoring her son to Martha Stewart standards.
She enjoyed many interests. Camping with family on Saponic Lake in Maine, collecting minerals, flower gardening, needlepoint and being a member of the MidCoast Shrine ladies.
Logging over 200 hours co-piloting in Roger’s Cessna 172, they flew on trips to Bermuda, Canada and across the United States. No stranger to the Dewey Decimal System was she, having worked as a volunteer in school and public libraries both in Maine and Massachuetts for the better part of 40 years.
Marion is survived by her son Paul T. and his wife Catherine J. Hannemann of St. George and her niece Jennifer J. and husband Lawrence D. Cutter of New Paltz, N.Y.
The family wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses and health aides who helped us care for Roger and Marion in their later years. A special thanks to our crew of “Angels” from Kno-Wal- Lin for all their devotion, love and compassion.
Donations in Marion's memory may be made to the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841 or the Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St. Boston, MA 02114
A memorial service to honor Marion and Roger will be announced by Hall's of Thomaston.
You are invited to share your condolences & memories with the family by visiting their book of memories at hallfuneralhomes.com. Hall’s of Thomaston, 78 Main St., Thomaston, Maine is caring for the family.