Iris M. Davis

July 15, 1918
- September 16, 2005

MILO - Iris Evelyn Mayo Davis, 87, wife of the late Kenneth Davis, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, surrounded by family at a Bangor healthcare facility. She was born July 15, 1918, in Milo, the daughter of Fred and Emma (Dudley) Mayo. Iris graduated with honors from Milo High School, and attended nursing school in Boston. After many years as a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker, she worked for Bangor Hydro-Electric in the Milo office, enjoying 26 years before retiring in 1987 as their "oldest retiree" to date. Iris was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the AYUDA Club, and the Neighborly Christmas Club. Iris especially enjoyed her grandchildren, and spending time at her cottage at Sandy Point. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Reynolds and husband, V. Paul, of Hampden, and Jannifer Stanchfield and husband, Jack, of Calais; five grandchildren, Wm. Scott Reynolds and wife, Karen, of Winterport, Suzanne Reynolds Pauchey and husband, Jacques, of Islamorada, Fla., Joshua Reynolds and wife, Rebecca, of Topsham, Vt., Philip Stanchfield and wife, Trendy, of Savage, Minn., and Angela Stanchfield of Houlton; six great-grandchildren, Zeb and Lora Reynolds, Paul Henri and Mary Pauchey, Dana Katherine Reynolds, and Porter Stanchfield; one sister, Madalene Mayo Davis and husband, colonel Carl Davis, Ret., of Sandy Point and Indialantic, Fla.; several generations of nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express sincere gratitude to the staff of the Residential Care Unit at Westgate Manor, for their tender, loving care. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be donated to The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maine Chapter, P.O. Box 8730, Portland, ME 04104.


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