Mary E. Giles

Mary E. Giles, 84, died Sept. 22, 2009, at an Ellsworth health-care facility. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Ellsworth, the daughter of Sterling B. and Virginia S. (Pinkham) Wescott.


Mary was a member of the United Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Rodney Sterling Whalen; a sister, Josephine Warren; and brother-in-law, Kenneth E. Jordan, all of Ellsworth; special niece, Karen Mulhern; nieces, Trudy Clarke and Gena Alvarez; nephews, Tommy Jordan and Mark Wescott. Mary was predeceased by her parents; sister, Priscilla W. Jordan, March 17, 2006; and brother, Thaddeus P. Wescott, April 3, 2006.

A graveside service was held Sept. 25, 2009, at Woodbine Cemetery, Ellsworth, with the Rev. Scott Conners officiating. Those who desire may make contributions in Mary’s memory to the Collier’s Rehab & Living Center, Residents Activity Fund, 33 Birch Ave., Ellsworth, ME 04605. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at

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