GLORIA M. MCPHERSON MAPLETON – Gloria M. McPherson, 72, died March 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1936, in Mars Hill, the daughter of Charles and Georgia (Nadeau) Currier. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Caribou, where she had been active in the Relief Society. Gloria was a mem-ber of Mapleton Senior Citizens, volunteered with Meals on Wheels and had been a Lay Leader at Mapleton United Methodist Church. She had been employed for many years by Mamouth Mart and later, Kings Department Stores and then, retired from the food services department at Pine Street School, Presque Isle. Predeceasing her was her first husband, Ervin Perkins; and a son, Steven Lunney. Gloria is survived by her husband, Elvin “Chick” McPherson of Mapleton; sons, Ervin D. Perkins and his wife, Julie, of Castle Hill and James Lunney of Bangor; daughters, Deborah A. Weaver and her husband, Patrick, and Jan M. Park and her husband, James, all of Presque Isle; a stepson, Thomas N. McPherson and his friend, Sue Schenning, of Biddeford; grand-children, Chad Brewer and his friend, Christina McGuire, Nathan Brewer and his wife, Alana Brewer, Corey Park, Kelsey Park, Kara Perkins, Kyle Perkins, Kurtis Perkins, Jason Levasseur, Stevie Ann Lunney and Chrissy Smith; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, including special nieces, Dawn Currier Wolff, Debbie Currier and Gloria McMahon. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 67 Paris Snow Drive, Caribou, with Bishop Walter Elliott officiating. Relatives and friends may call 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. Those who wish may send gifts in her memory to Central Aroostook Humane Society, Presque Isle or Caribou Pet Rescue. Arrangements are in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, Presque Isle. Con-dolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.