Mary Moshier

OBIT---Mary-MoshierGOULDSBORO — Mary Moshier, 64, of Gouldsboro passed away on Jan. 1. Mary was born on June 10, 1950, in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of Beverly Burke Cote and Robert Pearo. Mary attended Nipmuc Regional High School in Upton, Mass., where she met the love of her life, Stephen Moshier. Mary and Steve were married for 46 years.

Mary was first and foremost a homemaker. She spent her life raising and caring for her children. Mary will be remembered for her love of animals. Through the years, her home has seen a menagerie of pets from dogs and cats to raccoons, ferrets and birds. She was a wonderful cook. Mary was best known for the years she ran “Mom’s Pizza.” “Grammy” also crocheted for everyone she loved; she made Christmas stockings, baby blankets and beautiful sweaters.

Mary is survived by Steve and her four children, Julie Colson and her husband, Russell; Scott and his wife, Klair; Amanda Temple and her husband, John, all of Gouldsboro; and Glenn and his wife, Megan, of Winter Harbor. Mary also is survived by her granddaughter, Kayla Geel, her husband, Larry, of Gouldsboro and their children, Mackenzie and Cohen and grandchildren Cruz, Devin, Andrew, Emmett and Isaac Moshier and Josie, Lilly and Copelin Temple. In addition, Mary is survived by her mother, Beverly, of Grafton, Mass., brother, Bobby Pearo of Darien, Ga., and her beloved sister, Carol Seitz of Holden, Mass., and her children, Allan and Jessie.

Mary was predeceased by her father, Robert Pearo, and stepfather, Edgar Cote.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Birch Harbor Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ark Animal Shelter 60 Barber Lane, Cherryfield, ME 04622. Condolences may be expressed at

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