Indian Township – Marjorie Rita LaCoote, 76, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at a Bangor hospital. Marjorie was born in Indian Township on December 29, 1939, daughter of the late Peter Gabriel and Lillian LaCoote. Marjorie took great pride in her Passamaquoddy Heritage and sang traditional Native American songs at burial services throughout Maine and New Brunswick. She enjoyed helping others and going to Bingo.
In addition to her parents, Marjorie was predeceased by her first husband Alexander Tomah; her second husband Arnold LaCoote; a granddaughter Rhonda Sabattus; brothers Joseph, Noel and Walter Gabriel; and her sister Grace LaCoote. Surviving are three children, Paul Tomah, Alexander Tomah, and Ada Tomah; three grandchildren, Mary Sockabasin, Alex Tomah, and Walter Tomah; great-grandchildren, Alex Jr., Alexa, Selena, Kelsey, Walter Jr., Aiden, Jeremiah, Nipon, Kevin, Michael and Mirage; her dear friend Theresa Downing and her children; four Godchildren, Sylvia Sockabasin, Cindy Perley, Audrey Cote, and Vickey Boston; special nephews Michael, Basil, Archie, Daniel and Stephen LaCoote; and many more nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will begin 11 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016 at the Indian Township Rec Center, Route 1 in Indian Township. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Kevin Martin 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at St. Ann R.C. Church, Peter Dana Point. Burial will follow in the Tribal Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.