MILO and DOVER-FOXCROFT Marlene Elizabeth Thomas Severance, 71, died Sept. 7, 2006. She was born Sept. 21, 1934, the daughter of Fred and Dorothy (Ross) Thomas. She went to school in Brownville and in later years graduated from Penquis Valley’s adult education classes. She worked at home, sewing shoes for Dexter Shoe Co. for many years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband of many years, Minard Foss Severance; two children, Minard Ray Severance and Cindy Lou Severance; four sisters, Barbara O’Conner, Betty Lounsbury, Georgia Southard, Jayne McRoy; four brothers, Bill Thomas, Ronald Thomas, Dwight “Skipper” McIntosh, Ray McIntosh; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, many acquaintances and friends, including her beloved pets. A remembrance of her life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Milo Town Hall.