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Maria N. (St. Angelo) Ifill

February 17, 1927 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 94)

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Bath - Maria Nicola St. Angelo Ifill, 94, of Bath passed away peacefully on Oct. 12 at Hill House Assisted Living in Bath, Maine.

Born February 17, 1927, she was the daughter of Gregory and Philomena St. Angelo, and one of four children.  She graduated from Portland High School in 1945. Maria went on to receive her bachelor’s degree at Portland School of Art and continued her studies in France as well as earning a bachelor’s degree in Education at University of Maine at Orono. While at UMO she joined the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She then began her career as a teacher, working for seven years in the Bath School System.

Maria married Sgt. Clinton H. Ifill of Bremen, Maine on September 14, 1957, at St. Peter’s Church in Portland.  They moved to California where they began their family. They lived in California and Kansas before returning to Maine in 1969 to be closer to family.  Her husband passed away in 2002. She is survived by her son, Clinton H. Ifill Jr., of Bath, daughter JoAnn Beaulieu and son-in-law Norman Beaulieu of Topsham, grand children Matthew and Caroline Phillips of South Portland, Noah and Gina Phillips of South Portland and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister-in-law Norma St. Angelo of Portland, several cousins, nieces and nephews across the state and country.

Maria was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Bath, where she volunteered with teaching and organizing the Christmas fairs. She was a lifelong learner, would read and study everything and anything. She was a member of the Cosmopolitan Club in Bath and volunteered for their social events. She would always contribute to the Heart Association, and Maryknoll Missions.

In January 2020 she moved into the Hill House in Bath, Me. There she found new friends and a staff that provided amazing care and comfort for her. Maria will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to one of your favorite charities.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 11:00am at All Saints Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 144 Lincoln Street, Bath, Maine

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Services

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
October 22, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
144 Lincoln Street
Bath, Me 04530
 

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Donations

American Heart Association of Maine
51 US ROUTE 1, Suite M, Scarborough ME 04074
Tel: 1-207-289-2382
Web: https://www.heart.org/en/affiliates/maine/welcome-to-maine

Maryknoll Mission
P.O. Box 317, Maryknoll NY 10545
Email: lmancuso@mksisters.org
Web: https://www.maryknollsisters.org/about-us/our-mission/?s_subsrc=20ZGCZZZ

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