PLYMOUTH – Mary V. Stackpole, 89, died Jan. 26, 2007, at a Pittsfield hospital. She was born Nov. 21, 1917, in Plymouth, a daughter of Fred and Avis (Hersey) Chase. She graduated from Newport High School, Class of 1936. On Oct. 26, 1940, she married Carlyle M. Stackpole. Mary was a longtime member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Newport, and founded, along with her husband, the church AWANA program. She was also a past member of the Sebasticook Valley Grange. She enjoyed crocheting, the Boston Red Sox, bird watching and her flower gardens. Mary is survived by a son, Keith and wife, Dorothy, of North Yarmouth; a daughter, Joan Levensailor of Parkman; two sisters-in-law, Ellen Chase of Newport and Betty Stackpole of Georgia; eight grandchildren, seven great-grand-children, five great-great-grand-children, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of nearly 65 years, Carlyle, Feb. 14, 2005; and a brother, Irving Chase, July 23, 1988. Friends may call 6-7 p.m. Monday at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main St., Newport. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Calvary Baptist Church, 39 Grove St., Newport, with Pastor George Finnemore officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Newport, in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 39 Grove Street, Newport, ME 04953. Those who wish may sign an online guest register at