Dorothy M. Stanley, 89, died March 12, 2010, at the Homestead at Owls Head in Owls Head.

She was born June 16, 1920, in New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of the late Arthur and Lilly Wilcox McDonough. She grew up in New Brunswick and was a graduate of high school there. She was employed at the St. John Dry Dock Company LTD.

On Jan. 26, 1945, she married Alfred D. Stanley. For 50 years they made their home on Monhegan Island and for the last 14 years in Rockland, where she was a homemaker.

Dorothy enjoyed completing crossword puzzles and working around the house. She will be remembered for her great cooking.

She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Alfred D. Stanley of Rockland; and her cousin, Barbara Clayton of New Brunswick, Canada.

At Dorothy’s request, there will be no services.

Memorial donations may be made to Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice, 170 Pleasant St., Rockland, ME 04841.

Arrangements are with the Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro.