Augusta - Mary Karleen (Burke)Techiera, 64,of Augusta ,Maine; died on June 25,2020 at her home, family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born September 28,1955, she was the daughter of the late Carolyn B. Tobias and Edward J. Burke.\r\n\r\nMary is survived by her 3 children; daughter Amy Crommett and her husband Josh of Vassalboro; son Neil Wooley and his wife Kasie of China; daughter Ann Pomerleau and her husband Jeremiah of Winthrop; seven grandchildren;Jaxon and Avery Crommett of Vassalboro,Emma and Charlotte Wooley of China, Paige, Logan, and Wyatt Pomerleau of Winthrop; her dog, Chloe, another special member of her family.\r\n\r\nShe is also survived by her siblings; Edward J.Burke and wife Alison, Molly Pond and partner Terry Morse, Helen Magee and husband Derek , Joseph Burke and wife Susan, and Dolores Neptune; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.\r\n\r\nMary was employed at AMHI and Riverview for 33 years. She worked as a Mental Health Worker, Habilitation Aide, and later in years as a Job Coach where she had the rewarding pleasure of assisting her patients strive to meet their goals in a vocational rehab program.\r\nWhen she wasn't working, much of her time was devoted to her family and friends. Mary loved her family times. She treasured every moment she could spend with her grandchildren. Mary was so proud of her children and grandchildren.\r\n\r\nIn her quiet moments, she would care for her home; tend to her many plants, flower gardens, or cooking for someone.\r\n\r\nAll who knew Mary would tell you the same. She was a caring, giving, loving person who enjoyed a good competitive game, and a smile that lit up any room. She will be greatly missed.\r\n\r\nIn leau of flowers, please feel free to send donations in memory of Mary Techiera to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, Attention Linda Allen, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, Maine 04330.\r\n\r\nA Celebration of Life will be posted at a later date.