Mark “Markie” Stephen Gagnon

GLOUCESTER, MASS. and HANCOCK — Mark “Markie” Stephen Gagnon, 32, died unexpectedly Sept. 8, 2014. Mark was born Oct. 19, 1981, in Gloucester, Mass., to Catherine Longo.

Mark also leaves behind his dad, Jeffrey W. Spinney; sisters, Jaime D.  Spinney and Michelle Nichols; a brother, Jeffrey M. Spinney; his second family, Steven and Rhonda Woodman and family of Essex, Mass. Mark also leaves his grandfather, Dominic “Papa” Longo; uncles and aunts, Fredrick Longo, Michael and Jade Longo, Patty Smith, Susan Fitzgerald, Keith and Debby Fitzgerald, John and Sarah Hill, Karen Longo, Virginia Taylor, Charles Spinney, William Spinney, James and Dawn Richan; and many cousins and great-aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by grandparents, Helen “Bam” Longo, Bertha “Nana” Richan; and his aunt, Janette Marshall.

Markie was a free spirit who lived life to the fullest and had a gift of living right in the moment with no worry about tomorrow.

Services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Church, Ellsworth, with a reception immediately following at the VFW Hall.

Know when to pay your respects.