BATH — Mamie E. Fortin, 91, of HillHouse Assisted Living, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.

She was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Alabama, the daughter of Bessie and Wallace Clay.

Mamie attended her school years in Mississippi, calling Starkville, Miss., her home. She also attended Jones Junior College in Ellisville, Miss., class of 1941.

She met Leonard S. Smith, who was from Maine and in the Navy stationed in Mississippi. They married and resettled to Maine thus starting Mamie’s new life in northern New England. She was very outgoing and social and soon made many friends and acquaintances. In her lifetime she thrived on volunteer work and getting involved. She was active in many clubs and organizations: Club 42, Santa Fund, Crusade Capers, Miss Maine Pageant, Emblem Club, and Daffodil Days, just to name a few.

In May of 1968 she married Regis Fortin, making their home at 6 Marshall Ave. in Bath.

In between all her volunteering Mamie was employed at Hyde Windlass, BIW and the Maine Cancer Society from which she retired. Although retired she didn’t slow down. Even in her last years she always wanted to do something and be involved. She was predeceased by her parents, a brother Wallace Clay Jr. and a sister Mary Ellen.

She is survived by her husband Regis Fortin of HillHouse Assisted Living, a brother Theodore and his wife Frankie of Virginia Beach, Va., a daughter Donna R. Smith of Passaic, N.J., a son Dale S. Smith and his wife Dena of Five Islands, Maine, and a son David C. Smith and his wife Margo of Bath, Maine, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one greatgreat grandchild.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at Oak Grove in Bath. Arrangements are by Direct Cremation of Maine in Belfast.