Obituary for Mary Margaret Frank
Mary Margaret Frank, a resident of Aloha, died peacefully on September 30, 2017 in Portland. She was 89 years of age.
Mary was born on June 3, 1928 in London, England and was the daughter of Archibald and Maude Phillips. She moved to the United States in 1951. Strong willed and blessed with a great sense of humor, Mary was also generous and gave to many charities. After her son was born with Down syndrome, she volunteered with the Special Olympics and Tuality Healthcare. Mary loved to read everything from classics to celebrity magazines, and maintained her connection to England through family, Royal Family memorabilia, and a strong cuppa tea every day. She very much enjoyed spending time with family, cooking, gardening, and collecting dolls and angels. Mary is survived by her daughter, Donna Lynn and son, Stephen Frank. Her grandchildren are Amber Vandehey, Bridget Lynn, Christopher Lynn, Jeremy Lynn, Nicole Henry and Tanner Henry. Her great grandchildren are Shiloh Henry, Lilian Vandehey and Elliana Vandehey. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dawn Henry and her sisters: Stella Buckley, Chrissie Kiely, Shirley Aleshire, and Peggy Atkins. If you wish to make a contribution in honor of Mary, please consider Special Olympics, Save the Children, The Portland Rescue Mission, and Homes for Our Troops.
A Celebration of Mary’s life will be on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Donelson Funeral Chapel. Interment will be at Fir Lawn Memorial Park.