Mary E. Ekowicki

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Mary E. Ekowicki, 88
PORTLAND - Mary E. Ekowicki, 88, died on July 4, 2017, in Portland, after a brief illness.
She was born in Portland on Jan. 23, 1929, the daughter of the late Peter and Helen (Nalbach) Ekowicki. She attended local schools and graduated from Cathedral High School in the Class of 1947.
Mary worked for the John J. Nissen Baking Company, starting as an office girl and working her way to vice president of purchasing before her retirement in 1991.
Mary was predeceased by her father, Peter Ekowicki, in 1955; her mother, Helen Ekowicki, in 2001; a brother, Richard Ekowicki, in 1945; a sister, Joan Costello, in 2016; two brothers-in-law, Martin Costello, in 1999; and Anthony Caprio, in 2006; and dear friend and companion, Tom Noonan, in 1997.
She is survived by a sister, Helena Caprio, of Wallingford, Conn.; and a brother, Robert Ekowicki, and his wife Jean, of Gorham. Mary took much pride in her four nieces and nephews, Susan and husband Nicholas DeCarlo, of Fairfield, Conn.; Michael and wife Terry Caprio, of Greer, S.C.; Ann Cushing, of Gorham; and Peter and his wife Connie Ekowicki of North Yarmouth; and ten great-nieces and great-nephews who have given her much enjoyment over the years.
In accordance with Mary's wishes, all funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home,
172 State St., Portland. To view Mary's memorial page, or to share an online condolence, please visit:

Those who wish may make contributions in Mary's memory to:

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Portland, ME 04101

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Conroy Tully Walker Funeral Homes and Cremation Services
172 State Street
Portland, ME 04101
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on July 9, 2017
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