Dorothy May Maybury

January 14, 1927March 13, 2018

Yarmouth - Dorothy May Mann Maybury of Freeport, ME, lately of Bay Square in Yarmouth, passed away Tuesday March 13, 2018.

Dorothy was born January 14, 1927, the daughter of Horace and Rubie Pillsbury Mann of Freeport. She was a 1944 graduate of Freeport High School and the Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary in 1947 while preparing for her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps. She was a registered nurse.

In 1950 she married William A. Maybury of Freeport. She is survived by her children Louise R. Grant of Freeport, Ruth M. Knippa of Bowdoin, and Richard (Susan) Maybury of Syracuse, NY. She was predeceased by her husband, son David L. Maybury, brother James Mann, and sister Alma Hancock. Dorothy also leaves six grandchildren: Lucas Knippa of Bowdoinham; William (Amy) Maybury of Madison, WI; Audra Knippa of Lisbon; Karin (Chris) Faiella of Burbank, CA; Rubie (Neil) Jackson of Linthicum, MD; and Heather (Ken) Shierman of Bel Air, MD; six great grandchildren (with two more on the way), as well as many nieces and nephews.

Dot was a member of the Freeport Congregational Church, Wolfe’s Neck Club, and a past District Deputy Grand Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. She leaves a rich legacy of selfless service to her family, extended family, neighbors, and her community. She will be greatly missed.

Dot and her family are very grateful for the kindness and consideration of the staff at Bay Square in Yarmouth over the past three years and for the staff at CHAN’S Home Health & Hospice.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday March 16th at Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth, ME. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dorothy's memory to Freeport Community Services, 53 Depot Street, Freeport, ME 04032 or to Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Interment will be in the spring at Grove Cemetery.

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  • Louise R Grant, Daughter
  • Ruth M Knippa, Daughter
  • Richard Maybury, Son
  • Susan Maybury, Daughter-in-law
  • Lucas Knippa, Grandchild
  • William Maybury, Grandchild
  • Audra Knippa, Grandchild
  • Karin Faiella, Grandchild
  • Rubie Jackson, Grandchild
  • Heather Shierman, Grandchild
  • 6 Great Grandchildren (with 2 on the way), as well as many nieces and nephews.

  • Freeport Community Services
  • Samaritan's Purse


  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Gathering Friday, March 16, 2018

Dorothy May Maybury

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Pat and Paul Kolodzie

March 16, 2018

Maybury family, our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. Keep the memories alive. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Elizabeth Hardin Duckworth

March 16, 2018

To Dorothy's family,
I knew Dorothy while she was a member of the Freeport Woman's Club, she joined our group in 2010.
She resigned when she moved to Bay House, but during that time I found her to be a delightful woman, always a cheerful word for everyone, a willing hand for our organization and a life long asset to her community. She will be missed by many including myself.

Cheryl Loveless

March 16, 2018

Dick, Susan and Family,

So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Keep the loving memories in your hearts. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Haley Doan

March 15, 2018

I'm only 10 years old and I volunteer at the Bay Square retirment home. The moment I met Dot I knew we would have a lot of fun together. She has given me so many happy memories of teaching me how to play chinese checkers, talking about what it was like in her childhood, and all of her warm hugs. She will always be in my heart to cherish, honor and remember. I am so glad that I got to meet and spend time with her.

Jean Schneible

March 15, 2018

Dick, Susan and Family

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayer are with you all.

God Bless

Paula O'Brien

March 14, 2018

Oh, Dot, I will miss you so much! You were such a good and faithful friend. I'll miss our visits. My life was truly richer with you in it. Rest in peace, my dear friend.

Violet Gerber

March 14, 2018

I am the Secretary of Lakeside Chapter #60, OES, Sabattus, meeting in Wales. We are a small Chapter and in the past had the pleasure of Bill and Dot being in our Installing Suites. We used to see her in Freeport, at Casco Chapter. It has been a while. I know that she had many friends in our District. We have missed her presence among us, but the memory of the two of them is still in our hearts.

I wish the families to know that Bill and Dot were a gift to us of friendship, joy, determination and courage.
With fraternal love, Violet Gerber, P.M., Secretary of Lakeside. Thank you!

Sandra Wentworth

March 14, 2018

My memory of Dorothy-
Sadly, I haven't seen Dot for many years now. I was a member of the Maybury family by marriage (sister in law) for many cherished years, and still feel a strong connection to.

I would like to express a few words to the family on what I knew about her spending numerous time with Dot, and the rest of the family through my young/adult years. I could see she was so loved by so many people. I could see she mastered most of her goals, and continued to do more. Very impressive! She was blessed with-thus passed on her influential work ethics, political practices, the importance of being involved in social events, and community improvements. She was always so kind. I remember her always cooking & baking great food wanting everyone to enjoy.

I'm confident in saying she was so proud of her children, her grandchildren, as with which I read more to come. I'm certain her presence will always carry on through the generations to come.

Her honorable services in the Nurse Corps, as one of the registered nurse cadets caring for our citizens during World War II. You rock!

My thoughts are with the family. It was my pleasure knowing Dorothy (Dot) Maybury.

Sandy Grant (Wentworth)

Susan Brewer

March 14, 2018

Dick, Ruth and Louise, so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful woman. I have so many memories of her while growing up in the neighborhood. Spent many an hour sitting in the kitchen listening to my mother and her talk, not counting playing with you and David exploring the back yard. She will be greatly missed. Take comfort in knowing and remembering the good times.

Bonnie Pulver

March 14, 2018

I remember meeting her at Heather's wedding, I know how you all loved her you all will be close to our thoughts these next few days.

Bonnie and Bob