Lois Snowe-Mello, American politician, Died at 67


Lois Anita Snowe-Mello was born on February 27, 1948, and died on January 24, 2016.
She was an American politician from Maine.
Miss Snowe-Mello was the Republican former State Senator from Maine’s 15th District, representing her people in Poland as well as Auburn, Minot and New Gloucester.
Lois graduated from the County College of Hair Design in 1972 as well as studying at the County College of Morris (1976 to 1978) and Arizona State University (1980).
Lois served in the Maine House of Representatives for eight years, being first elected in 1996.
Lois first was elected to the Senate in 2004, beating incumbent State Senator Neria Douglass.
Mr.Snowe-Mello was reelected in 2006.
She had a tough challenge from Representative Deborah Simpson and narrowly lost reelection, in 2008.
Miss Snowe-Mello bested Simpson in a rematch, in 2010
Lois was a cousin of Peter Snowe, former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe’s first husband.
Lois Anita Snowe-Mello was predeceased by her husband, Brian Mello, who died April 15, 2015.
From 2010 to 2012, she was appointed the chairman of the Engrossed Bills and Marine Resources committees.
Lois Anita Snowe-Mello passed away at 67 yrs old.