Mary E. Heal
Camden — Mary E. Heal, 71, of Camden, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Portland July 4, 1942, she was the daughter of William J. and Maggie F. (Sewall) Johnson. She was a graduate of Rockland High School and attended the University of Southern Maine. On Sept. 6, 1958, she married Orman O. Heal.
Mary retired from Tibbetts Industries where she was employed for over 30 years. She enjoyed reading, knitting and watching old movies. Mary looked forward to camping, planning family gatherings, and attending activities and sporting events that her children and grandchildren participated in.
She was predeceased by her husband, Orman O. Heal Sr.; and a son, Eric Heal. Surviving are her six children, Ricky Heal Sr. and his wife Maria; Orman O. Heal Jr. and his wife, Karen; Toby Heal and his wife Rebecca, all of Warren; Keith Heal of Camden; Katie Sullivan and her husband, James of Woolwich; and Lorri Butler of Thomaston; 12 grandchildren, Chris Bibeau; Jennifer Cheetham; Wesley Butler; Ricky Heal Jr.; Amanda Heal; Megan Sullivan; Eric P. Heal; Marissa Heal; Kaitlin Jacob; Caleb Jacob; Morgan Heal; Wyatt Heal; great-granddaughter, Olivia Doughty; and a step-granddaughter, Ariana Cloutier. She also survived by her sister, Katie Wiley and her companion Richard Merrifield; brother-in-law, Robert R. Heal and his wife, Lucille; two sister-in-laws, Gertrude Cunningham; Betty Heal; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 10, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Camden. If desired, memorial gifts may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Avenue, Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062-5040.
Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St., Camden.