NEWPORT – Elaine M. Overlock, 73, passed away Oct. 1, 2007, surrounded by her family after a long illness, at a Pittsfield hospital. She was born Nov. 14, 1933, in Charleston, a daughter of Alden and Mary (Ryan) Marshall. Elaine married Leo Overlock, Dec. 2, 1950. She lived most of her life in Newport, enjoyed hunting and fishing in the great outdoors and feeding her neighborhood birds, squirrels and all other animals in between. She also enjoyed travel, especially their trip to Europe in the 1980s. In addition to her husband of nearly 57 years, she is survived by two daughters, Joyce and husband, Clifford Lones, of Newport and Emily and husband, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Merle Goodridge, retired, of North Pole, Alaska; two grandchildren, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan and wife, Nicole, Goodridge of Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and Heather and husband, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Wesley Woods, of Fort Lewis, Wash.; four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Taylor, Christian and Hunter; many sisters, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. Elaine was a favorite “Auntie Lane” to Mary (Palmer) and husband, Donald Sabins, Sonja (Palmer) Violette and Terrance and wife, Tanya Palmer. She was predeceased by her parents; step-father, Earl Gifford; sister, Joyce (Berry) and husband, Linwood “Pete” Palmer; a very special uncle, Alfred “Uncle Allie” McCorrison; and a recently deceased cousin, Edwin A. Ryan Jr., September 28. Services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086 or to Bangor Humane Society, 696B Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may sign an online guest register at