Tanya L. Grotton - age 62, of this community and formerly of Rockland, went to be with the Lord on January 18, 2019 at Country Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness.
She was born in Portland, Maine on April 14, 1956 the daughter of Robert Dow and Leith L. (Grotton) Dow.
Tanya was predeceased by her parents, a brother, Raymond Dow and her adoptive mother, Minnie Grotton.
Surviving are two sisters, Nacia Miller of Augusta, ME and Sabrina Stewart and her husband David Stewart of Owls Head, ME; two brothers, Anthony Dow, Sr. of Owls Head, ME and Clyde Dow of Massachusetts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family wishes to thank all of the staff at Country Manor, who Tanya thought of as her family.
There will be no public visiting hours. A Celebration of Tanya’s Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday February 3, 2019 at Church Hill Baptist Church, 285 Church Hill Road, Augusta, ME. Memorial donations are preferred to: Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta, 12 Spruce St., Suite 4, Augusta, ME 04330.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta, ME.