Marguerite T. Barnes, also known as “Maggie” and “Mem”, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
She was born in Waterville, the only child of Francois and Bertha (Caron) Talbot on March 23, 1938. Raised in Waterville, Maggie attended Mount Merici Academy from Kindergarten through high school, graduating in the class of 1955. She attended Central Beauty School in Augusta, graduating and passing the State Board in 1957. Maggie was a self-employed hairdresser for 52 years, a member of the Waterville Hairdressers Association and Maine State Hair Fashion Committee.
In 1959 she married Robert Wills Barnes, they had two daughters, Michelle Ann and Lisa Hylda.
Maggie was predeceased by her parents, her husband in 2007; her youngest daughter, Lisa Barnes Gurski in 2011; and two brothers-in-law Charles Barnes and David Barnes.
Maggie is survived by her daughter Michelle MacKenzie and fiancé Chuck Button; her grandchildren Margo & Jay MacKenzie and Randi Gurski; son-in-law Paul Gurski; her special cousin Georgette Desmond; sisters-in-law Anna Barnes Hall and Sherlene Barnes; and long-time friends Jackie, Lorraine and Betty; nieces and a nephew and their families; and many other dear friends and neighbors.
A graveside service will be held at St. Francis Cemetery on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:00am.
In lieu of flowers, Maggie asks that you give someone a flower and a smile, or do a good deed.
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