WINN – Mary M. Twist, 64, wife of Danny B. Twist, passed away March 4, 2012, surrounded by her family at a Bangor hospital. She was born Aug. 8, 1947, in Mabie, W.Va., the daughter of Walter and Ina (Reed) Arbogast.

Mary loved bluegrass and camping and was an avid country music fan. She enjoyed her flower garden and loved to have a campfire, anywhere.

In addition to her husband, Danny, she is survived by two sons and their wives, Steven H. Twist and Tracey of Lincoln and Bryant Twist and Darcie of Mattawamkeag; three grandchildren, Hailee Twist, Jaicie Twist and Brayden Twist; three sisters, Dora McCauley of Hanover, Pa., Bertie Durham of Davis, W.Va., and Martha Jones and her husband, Harlan, of Mabie, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Danny B. Twist Jr.; two sisters, Edna Thompson and Ethel Mae Lantz; and four brothers, Robert Thompson, Harold Arbogast, Loyd Arbogast and Walter Arbogast Jr.

Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Mattawamkeag Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve McNally officiating. Spring interment will be at East Winn Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in her memory to CancerCare of Maine, P.O Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-0931. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at