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Merilee A. Thurston

January 6, 1948 November 15, 2018
Merilee A. Thurston
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RUMFORD – Mrs. Merilee A. Thurston, 70, died Thursday November 15, 2018 at the Rumford Community Home. She resided on Rumford Center Road in Andover.
Born in Rumford, ME on January 6, 1948 she was the daughter of Walter and Marjorie (Campbell) Jodrey. She was a graduate of Andover High School. Merilee worked as a Candy Striper, Diamond Match and MR Dowell Mill and also for Fall Line Condo Association in Security.
She enjoyed knitting, watching Hallmark Christmas movies and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Merilee was married in Andover, ME on July 26, 1969 to Rex L. Thurston who died in South Paris, ME on January 12, 2004.
Survivors include her four sons, Danny Thurston and his wife Jackie of Andover, Jon Thurston and his wife Patti of West Paris, Kurt Thurston and fiancé Samantha Cormier of Dixfield and Joshua Messier of Mexico; a sister Maggie Humphrey of North Carolina; many grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents, a grandson Matthew Thurston and a brother Theodore Purcell.
The family would like to thank Paige Proctor for all of her help and support of Merilee.
Friends and family are invited to sign the online guestbook and share memories with the family at
Funeral services will be held 3 PM Saturday November 24, 2018 at the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276. Those who desire may contribute to MED-CARE Ambulance, 290 Highland Terrace, Mexico, ME 04257 in her memory.

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Meader and Son Funeral Home

3 Franklin Street
P.O. Box 537
Rumford, ME 04276

Meader and Son Funeral Home
3 Franklin Street Rumford 04276 ME
United States

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Med-Care Ambulance

290 Highland Terrace
Mexico, Maine 04257

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