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BANGOR, Mary Lo Shahawy,72, died July 22, 2002 at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born July 29, 1929 in Guilford, daughter of John and Charlotte (Hudson) White. She graduated from Abbot Academy in Andover, Mass and later attended Colby College in Waterville. Ms. Shahawy traveled extensively in her twenties and early thirties, living abroad for many years. She was particularly fond of the Middle East. She was a Past President of the Charlotte White Center Board; and was a member of the First Universalist Church of Sangerville. She spent the last few years of her life working extensively to better conditions and care for those suffering with mental challenges. She was recently a past chairperson of the BMHI QIC.

She is survived by a daughter, Shireen Shahawy of Portland; a sister, Betsey Cousins of Tucson, AZ; a sister-in-law, Norma White of Guilford; a nephew, John White of Florida; and a granddaughter, Allison Stinneford of Portland.

A memorial service will be held at the Crosby & Neal funeral home, 21 Oak St., Guilford, at 11am on Saturday, July 27, 2002 with the Rev. Dr. Alec Craig officiating. Burial will be at the Elmwood Cemetery in Guilford.

The family requests there be no flowers, instead, donations may be sent to the Charlotte White Center, c/o Robbie Butcher, P.O. Box 380 Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426.

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