1944 Margaret 2019

Margaret Rose Newell

August 30, 1944 — December 8, 2019

Pleasant Point – Margaret Rose Newell, 75, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Margaret was born in Pleasant Point on August 30, 1944, daughter of Joseph A. and Bertha (Moore) Mitchell.

After attending Shead Memorial High School, Margaret married Robert Newell and together they moved to Massachusetts where she worked at Fannie Farmer’s Candy Factory. They moved to Lawrence, Kansas where she worked for Haskell Indian Junior College. Eventually they returned to Maine and Margaret was an Ed Tech for Beatrice Rafferty School until starting her career as a receptionist for Pleasant Point Health Center, retiring with over 20 years of service.

Margaret was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed reading, playing cards, cribbage, computer games, spending time at the family camp, and listening to the scanner.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was predeceased by her grandparents, Mary and Fred Moore; granddaughter Tessa Newell; brother Clifford Mitchell Sr.; nephew Clifford Mitchell Jr; and a niece, Violet Mitchell. Surviving are her five children, Veronica Newell, Robert Newell Jr, Stephen Newell and companion Maria Girouard, Patrick Newell, and Roger “A-Bomb” Newell and wife Susanne Soctomah; her granddaughter who was like her daughter, Amanda Sockabasin and husband Derick; thirteen grandchildren, Tabby, Briggette, Kaniah, Stephen Jr., Thomas, Samuel, Tarryn, Glen, Vince, Chris, Heidi and Sadie; 18 great-grandchidlren; brother Joseph Mitchell Sr. and companion Barbara Newell; sister Veronica Moore and companion Gary Kerns; special nephews, Joseph “Toast” Mitchell, and Adam Moore and wife Christy; dear friends, Genevieve “Sissy” and Roy Neptune, Emma “Sissy” Nicholas, Bernice Socoby-Greeley, Bernadette and Gene Francis, Mim and Phil Stanley, and the entire “Dobsie Crew”; many nieces and nephews; and numerous other friends.

Visitation will begin 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Amanda’s home, 3 Treatment Plant Road, Pleasant Point, until 10 a.m. Friday, December 13. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated by Father Kevin J. Martin 11 a.m. Friday, December 13, at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, 51 Washington St., Eastport. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Point Tribal Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Margaret Rose Newell, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Mass

Friday, December 13, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church

51 Washington St, Eastport, ME 04631

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Friday, December 13, 2019

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Point Tribal Cemetery

Cemetery Rd, ME 04667

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Visitation will begin 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Amanda’s home, 3 Treatment Plant Road, Pleasant Point, until 10 a.m. Friday, December 13. |%~|XML|~|%~| |%~|XML|~|%~| |%~|XML|~|%~|

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree