Our Obituaries

Dolores M. Keene

December 28, 1934 - November 15, 2017

AUBURN- Dolores M. Keene, 82 of Auburn passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Clover Manor in Auburn with her family by her side. She was born December 28, 1934 in Caribou, Maine, a daughter of the late Harold and Theresa (Ouellette) Fitzherbert. At a young age she moved to Auburn where she attended local schools. She was married to Gerald Keene April 27, 1953 in Auburn where together...
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Gerard R. Belanger

October 26, 1944 - November 12, 2017

AUBURN: Gerard R. Belanger Jr., 73, of Auburn passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday November 12, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on October 26, 1944 a son of the late Gerard and Evelyn (Simpson) Belanger, Sr. He was raised in New Auburn and attended local schools. He was a graduate of Edward Little High School Class of 1962. After high...
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Yolande Bilodeau

February 4, 1923 - November 11, 2017

AUBURN - Yolande A. Bilodeau, 94, of Auburn, died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Clover Manor with her loving family at her side. She was born in Lewiston on February 4, 1923, the daughter of the late William and Bertha (Beaudoin) Boucher.She was educated in Lewiston schools. She started working at Dom's Spa Restaurant where she met the love of her life, Dominique Bilodeau. They were married on...
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Catherine J. Mower

August 13, 1933 - November 8, 2017

Catherine J. Mower1933 - 2017LEWISTON: Catherine J. Mower, 84, of Lewiston passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston with her loving daughter by her side. She was born in Lewiston on August 13, 1933 a daughter of the late James and Margaret (Morrill) Kavanaugh. She grew up in the Lewiston area and attended local schools. In her younger years,...
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Freda M. Hunnewell

January 21, 1927 - November 7, 2017

Freda M. Hunnewell1927 - 2017LEWISTON - Freda Maye (Fogg) Hunnewell, 90, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Lewiston. She was born in Crystal, ME on January 21, 1927, the daughter of the late Jerome and Alice (Tucker) Fogg.Freda lived in Maine for the majority of her life. She was a loving and devoted wife to her late husband, Walter E....
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June P. Spear

December 1, 1935 - November 6, 2017

June Patricia Spear, 81, of West Auburn, died November 6, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn following a brief illness. June was born in Lewiston, Maine on December 1, 1935, the first child of the late Frederick and Ingrid Spear. June was a lifelong learner and teacher, earning bachelor's and master's degrees in English followed many years later by an associate's degree in plant and soil...
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James E. Craven

May 8, 1941 - November 6, 2017

LEWISTON - James E. Craven, 76, of Lewiston died peacefully with his wife at his side on Monday morning November 6, 2017 at CMMC. Jim was born in Bangor on May 8, 1941 a son of the late Joyce (Smith) Craven and Walter Gerald Craven; the youngest of four sons. James attended schools in Bangor and after graduation from Bangor High he moved to Boston. He secured a job with General Electric, for whom...
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Matthew R. Michaud

January 7, 1988 - November 5, 2017

AUGUSTA - Matthew Ronald Michaud, 29, of Lewiston, passed away on November 5, 2017. He was born in Lewiston on January 7, 1988. Matthew attended Lewiston High School. He welded as a fabricated welder for Walko and Atlantic Construction Services. Matt had a smile that would light up a room. He enjoyed being around people he cared about the most, and being an Uncle meant the world to him. Matt was...
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Richard Arthur Roderick

January 7, 1939 - November 4, 2017

Lewiston: Richard Arthur Roderick passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 4, 2017. Richard was born on January 7, 1939 to Aurore (Meunier) Roderick and Louis P. Roderick of Augusta, Maine. After his mother passed away when he was 4, Richard was raised by his father and his "forever" mother Jacqueline Roderick. He attended St. Augustine School in Augusta and graduated from Cony High...
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David J. Heikkinen

May 9, 1945 - November 2, 2017

Lewiston - David J. Heikkinen, 72, of Lewiston, passed away at home on Thursday November 2, 2017. He was born in Lewiston on May 9, 1945, a son of Eva Heikkinen of South Paris, Maine and the late Eino Heikkinen. He graduated from Oxford Hills High School and attended and graduated from Kettering University in Michigan. He served his country in The United States Navy and in the reserves earning...
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Jerome Roth

June 4, 1927 - October 29, 2017

Auburn - Jerome J. Roth, 90, of Clover Manor, formerly from Papoose Island, Raymond and Vero Beach, FL died Sunday October 29, at the Hospice House in Auburn. Born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on June 4, 1927, he was the son of Raymond Roth and Esther Sprenger Roth. He was educated in Sheboygan Schools and then enlisted in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He was stationed in the Philippines...
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Timothy John Treadwell

September 8, 1962 - October 21, 2017

Lewiston- Timothy J. Treadwell 55, of Third St. New Auburn, died Saturday October 21, at Central Maine Medical Center with his children at his side. He was born in Bangor on September 8, 1962 a son of Frederick and Ruth (Sirois) Treadwell. He was educated in local schools and graduated from Edward Little High School with the class of 1981.Tim worked as a printer for many years working for Minute...
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Edgar F. Lane

May 12, 1931 - October 21, 2017

Edgar F. Lane Jr.1931 - 2017SOUTH PARIS - Edgar F. Lane Jr., 86, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Maine Veteran's Home in South Paris. He was born in Lisbon Falls on May 12, 1931, the son of the late Edgar Sr. and Gertude (Drake) Lane.Ed lived in Maine his entire life. He was educated in Leeds and went back to school in 1998 to obtain...
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Deborah G. LeBourdais

March 31, 1953 - October 18, 2017

Auburn- Deborah G. LeBourdais 64 of Rackley Dr. Greene died Wednesday October 18, 2017 at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, with her loving husband at her side. She was born in Lewiston on March 31, 1953 the daughter of the late Roland and Auburn- Deborah G. LeBourdais 64 of Rackley Dr. Greene died Wednesday October 18, 2017 at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care &...
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Jeannette L. DOUCETTE

December 12, 1923 - October 18, 2017

Auburn- Jeannette L. Doucette 93, formerly of Hazelhurst St. Auburn died, peacefully, Wednesday October 18, at Clover Manor. She was born in Lewiston on December 12, 1923 a daughter of the late Ferdinand and Alice (Blanchette) Lacombe. She was educated in local schools and then went on to work in local shoe shops in the area. Jeannette married George Doucette on November 27, 1947. Together they...
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Gaylon F. Richards

February 5, 1936 - October 16, 2017

Auburn - Gaylon F. Richards, 81, of Auburn, passed away on Monday October 16, 2017 at The Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn with his family by his side. He was born in Dover Foxcroft on February 5, 1936, a son of the late Fernald and Leona (Coy) Richards. Following graduation from High School, he attended The University of Maine in Farmington from where he graduated and received his...
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Keith CUNNINGHAM

August 23, 1926 - October 12, 2017

LEWISTON - Keith W. Cunningham, 91, of Lewiston died on Thursday October 12, 2017 at Hawthorne House in Freeport. He was born August 23, 1926 in St. Albans, Maine, the son of Fernald M. and Lalia J. Cunningham. Mr. Cunningham attended elementary and secondary school in St. Albans and Hartland and graduated from Hartland Academy in June 1944. He entered Bates College in Lewiston in September...
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Erwin Heath

October 21, 1927 - October 11, 2017

AUBURN: Erwin G. Heath, 89, of Greene passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at Clover Manor in Auburn. He was born in West Sumner, Maine on October 21, 1927 a son of the late George and Clara (Chandler) Heath. He grew up in the area and attended local schools there. He was a graduate of West Paris High School. On August 7, 1948 he married Barbara K. Slattery and they started...
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Paul E. Rodrigue

August 28, 1933 - October 6, 2017

Auburn - Paul E. Rodrigue 84, formerly of Pettingill Street, Lewiston died Friday Oct. 6th at Schooner Residential Care. Born in Lewiston August 28, 1933, a son of the late Joseph B. and Amanda Angers Rodrigue. He attended St. Peter's School and graduated from St. Dominic's High School in the Class of 1952. He served in the U. S. Navy on the U.S.S. Juneau during the Korean Conflict...
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Mina Werner

October 15, 1925 - September 30, 2017

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Robert N. Hilts

September 14, 1930 - September 26, 2017

LEWISTON - It is with regret we announce the passing of Robert N. Hilts on September 26, 2017 at C.M.M.C. in Lewiston, while surrounded by loved ones.He was born on September 14, 1930, in Oneida, N.Y. the son of Iona (Stokes) and Ernest Hilts. He spent some of his childhood in Canastota, N.Y., attending school and working on one of the local farms. After an auto accident took the life of his...
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Michael F. Ledger

August 28, 1952 - September 26, 2017

Togus - Michael Ledger, 65, of Boynton Beach, Florida and formerly of Sumner passed away peacefully at the Togus Veterans Hospital on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. He succumbed to the disease, ALS which he bravely fought for six years. Michael was born August 28, 1952, the son of Juliette (Deschaine) and Clifton Ledger. He was a graduate of E.L.H.S. in Auburn. After high school, he joined the...
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Marc J. St. Jean

March 26, 1979 - September 22, 2017

LEWISTON: Marc J. St. Jean, 38, of Lewiston went to be with the Lord Jesus on Friday September 22, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston with his family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on March 26, 1979 a son of Jacques and Pauline (Couture) St. Jean. He grew up in the Lewiston area and attended local schools there. He was a graduate of Lewiston High School, class of 1997. After...
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Milda McAlister

October 18, 1925 - September 22, 2017

Milda A. McAlister, died peacefully on September 22, 2017 at Clover Manor. Howe's Corner, in Turner, is where she was born, on October 18, 1925, the daughter of Henry and Albina Pratt. She attended Turner Grammar School and Leavitt Institute, where she graduated in 1943. She worked at R.I.Mitchell, Beckerman Shoe, and most of her career she worked as a bookkeeper with Gould & Scammon...
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William B. Austin

September 17, 1989 - September 20, 2017

Auburn - William "Will" Bradford Austin, 28, of Auburn passed on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 unexpectedly from a cardiac arrest at his home with his loving mother by his side. He was born in Brunswick September 17, 1989 the son of Stephen and Valerie Boltz Austin. William attended Hebron Academy, St. Peter and Sacred Heart School, and graduated from Poland Spring Academy class of 2008. He...
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Daniel Turcotte

February 19, 1953 - September 17, 2017

Auburn - Daniel R. Turcotte, 64, of Lewiston, passed away on Sunday September 17, 2017 at The Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lewiston on February 19, 1953, a son of the late Maurice and Delores (Larrivee) Turcotte. He attended local schools graduating from Lewiston High School in the class of 1972. He was married to Susan Poulin and...
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Maynard Everett Brown

June 5, 1932 - September 13, 2017

SOUTH PARIS: Maynard E. Brown, 85, of Minot passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at the Maine Veterans Nursing Home in South Paris. He was born in Avon, ME on June 5, 1932 a son of the late Clayton and Evelyn (Hewey) Brown. At a young age, he moved to Gorham and attended local schools there. In 1949, Maynard enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country...
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Ruth B. Jackson

December 2, 1951 - September 12, 2017

AUBURN - Ruth Ann (Brown) Jackson, 65, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice House. She was born in Milfred, CT on December 2, 1951, the daughter of the late John and Betty Enman and Arthur Brown. Ruth graduated from Mount Abram High School in Salem, Maine. She went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in Nursing at UMA. She worked at...
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John W. Hunnewell

August 12, 1929 - September 6, 2017

Lewiston - John Wesley Hunnewell, 88, of New Gloucester, formerly of Auburn, died Wednesday September 6, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston. He was born August 12, 1929, a son of the late Grover and Catherine (Neal) Hunnewell. He attended school in Durham and Auburn, graduating from Edward Little High School in the class of 1947. He entered the Army in 1950, serving 2 years, mostly in...
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Daniel A. Vallee

September 25, 1941 - September 1, 2017

NORTH MONMOUTH - Daniel A. Vallee, 75, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 1, 2017 at his lake house. He was born in Lewiston on September 25, 1941, the son of the late Henri and Emercienne "Marie" (Paquette). Dan was educated at St. Dom's and graduated in 1959. He later joined the United States Marine Corps. until his retirement as a Major in 1984. He obtained his Master's Degree in...
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Walter L. Sturgis

April 20, 1957 - August 27, 2017

LEWISTON: Walter L. Sturgis, 60, of Lewiston passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on the night of August 27, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center. He was born in Lewiston on April 20, 1957 a son of the late Walter and Anita (Poulin) Sturgis, Jr. He grew up in the Lewiston area and attended local schools there. He was a graduate of Lewiston High School, class of 1975. On May 29,...
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Edward E. Barker

May 22, 1927 - August 26, 2017

Auburn- Edward "Eddie" Barker 90, of Western Prom, Auburn, died Saturday August 26, at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, with his loving family at his side. He was born in New Vineyard, ME on May 22, 1927, the son of the late Maurice and Lona (Brown) Barker. He graduated from Farmington High School with class of 1945. Eddie proudly served his country in the US Navy...
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Gary D. Tapley

May 7, 1957 - August 21, 2017

Auburn - Gary Tapley, 60, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Monday August 21, 2017 at his home. He was born in Lewiston on May 7, 1957, a son of the late Franklin and Priscilla (Brunelle) Tapley. He attended local schools and graduated from Lewiston High School in the class of 1976. Before graduating high school, he was fortunate enough to have lived at Blackie's Farm in Minot as one...
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Tommaso L. Tempesta

November 18, 1952 - August 16, 2017

TURNER: Tommaso Lumberto Tempesta, 64, died at his home in Turner with his adoring wife.He will be missed always and thought of lovingly for the amazing legacy he left to us all. Tommaso was born on November 18, 1952, the son of Luigi and Anna Tempesta. Although he was born here, Tommaso spoke Italian until the third grade. He told some very funny and touching stories of himself as a young boy...
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Roy R. Tassinari

April 24, 1931 - August 15, 2017

LEWISTON - Roy R. Tassinari, 86 of Auburn Maine, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 15, 2017. Roy is survived by his loving wife Mary of 62 years, their children Peter, David, Karen, Mark, Robert, Patty, their spouses, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren, and his sister Connie Tassinari.Roy loved life and lived it to the fullest. Snowmobiling in the winter, upta camp, boating in the...
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John M. Whalen

March 15, 1946 - August 12, 2017

AUBURN: John M. Whalen, 71, of Auburn died peacefully at his home on Saturday August 12, 2017. He was born in Newton, MA on March 15, 1946 a son of the late Maurice and Kathryn (Keefe) Whalen. John was educated at Boston College, Georgetown University and University of Maine where he received a Juris Doctorate. John first practiced law with the Judge Advocate General Corp of the United States...
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Carlos M. Laurelez

June 12, 1993 - August 10, 2017

Auburn Carlos M. Laurelez 24, of Flanders St. died Thursday August 10, at his home after a very sudden illness. He was born in Tucson AZ on June 12, 1993 a son of Aaron and Guadalupe "Kitty" (Laurelez) Hursh. He was educated in local schools and graduated from Lisbon High School class of 2012. He worked part time for Target in Brunswick. Carlos was an avid gamer, enjoyed sitting by a fire, his...
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Cheryl J. Durgin

March 14, 1950 - August 9, 2017

Auburn - Cheryl J. Durgin, 67, of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lewiston on March 14, 1950, a daughter of the late John and Audrey (David) Dillingham. She attended local schools and graduated from Edward Little High School in the Class of 1968. On May 22, 1981 she married the love of her life, Michael Durgin, in Cape...
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Richard C. Hurd

June 9, 1937 - August 9, 2017

Lewiston- Richard C. Hurd 80, of Auburn died Wednesday August 9, at Central Maine Medical Center, with his loving family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Lewiston on June 9, 1937, a son of the late John and Sadie (Langlois) Hurd. He was educated in Auburn and graduated from Edward Little High School class of 1955, he then went on to proudly serve in the US Navy....
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G. Henry Whiting

June 12, 1934 - August 3, 2017

LISBON - (George) Henry Whiting, 83, died after a long battle with Alzheimer's at the Lamp on Thursday morning, August 3, 2017. He was born in Lewiston on June 12, 1934, the son of the late Howard and Katherine (Hetzel) Whiting.Henry graduated from Edward Little High School in 1952. He married Dorothy Perkins in 1955 and they shared a loving marriage of over 62 years. Henry worked on the family...
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Maynetta L. French

February 21, 1919 - July 31, 2017

LEWISTON - Maynetta L. (Mace) French, 98, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center. She was born in Augusta on February 21, 1919, the daughter of the late Carl and Lona (Skillins) Mace.Maynetta grew up in East Winthrop, and graduated from Winthrop High School in 1937. She went to the Maine School of Arts and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree. She worked at...
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Theodore C. Reynolds

June 30, 1933 - July 25, 2017

Auburn; Theodore Carlton Reynolds II passed away Tuesday July 25, after a brief illness. He was born June 30, 1933 in Auburn a son of the late Theodore and Elinor Reynolds. He attended Auburn schools and graduated from Edward Little Class of 1951. After High School he joined the Air Force and served at Elmendorf A.F.B. in Alaska where he met the love of his life Alda Rice. They were married Jan....
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Henry G. Levesque

November 15, 1931 - July 25, 2017

Lewiston - Henry G. Levesque, 85, of Greene, passed away on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Lewiston. He was born in Lewiston on November 15, 1931, a son of the late David and Irene (Forgues) Levesque. He lived his entire life in the Androscoggin area attending local schools including St. Dom's. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and...
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Daniel MEEHL

June 15, 1961 - July 24, 2017

Lewiston - Daniel Meehl, 56, of Lewiston, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017, with his family at his side. He was born in Lewiston on June 15, 1961, a son of the late Jack and Carolyn (Wight) Meehl. He lived most of his life in Lewiston. He spent the early years of his life in Andover, Massachusetts, where he graduated from Andover High School, and met his wife, Kathleen (Coakley). They were...
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Kenneth A. Lothrop

July 17, 1936 - July 20, 2017

AUBURN: Kenneth "Stinger" A. Lothrop, 81, of Minot passed away on Thursday July 20, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn with his family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on July 17, 1936 the son of the late Alton C. and Maude (French) Lothrop. He lived most of his life in Minot. He graduated from Crosby High School in Belfast in 1954 and then proudly served in the United States Navy for...
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Hugo C. Black

March 26, 1931 - July 19, 2017

TURNER - Hugo C. Black, 86, of Turner, ME, formally of Cairo, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at his home. He was born in Summerville, GA on March 26, 1931, the son of the late Walter Lee Black and Annie Thelma Jones. His late grandparents, Sam and Pearl Jones helped raise him after his father's passing.Hugo attended Baylor Military Academy before fighting in the Korean War. Hugo...
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Maynard E. Rand

April 15, 1939 - July 15, 2017

Lewiston - Mr. Maynard E. Rand, age 78, of Sabattus, passed away Saturday morning July 15th at Central Maine Medical Center with his wife Joan, daughter Cindy and grandson Brady at his side. He was born in New Gloucester April 15, 1939, one of 10 children born to George and Aida (Gould) Rand. He grew up in Poland and was educated in local schools. Mr. Rand spent his working years in the...
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Aloise L. Nelson

June 25, 1945 - July 12, 2017

Lewiston - Aloise L. Nelson, 72, of Turner, Me., passed away on Wednesday July 12, 2017, at Central Maine Medical Center. She was born in Mechanic Falls, Maine on June 25, 1945, a daughter of Neva (Towle) Hall and the late Ellsworth Hall. She married Mark Nelson on October 26, 2004 in North Turner. She attended local schools and graduated from Leavitt Institute, She was a school bus driver...
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Jacqueline Amanda Drapeau

March 11, 1949 - July 9, 2017

Portland - Jacqueline Drapeau, 68, of Turner, passed away at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Sunday July 9, 2017 following a sudden illness. She was born in Lewiston on March 11, 1949, a daughter of the late Laureat and Aline (Auger) Comeau. She lived in the Lewiston-Auburn area her entire life, attending local schools and graduating from Edward Little High School in the class of 1967. In...
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Sheldon E. White

January 13, 1944 - July 5, 2017

PORTLAND - Sheldon E. "Whitey" White, age 73, passed away on July 5, 2017, at Maine Medical Center, with family by his side. A people person, through and through, he enjoyed his children, grandchildren, local and national sports, and what he considered "the best retirement job," as a shuttle driver for Morong Falmouth. Always positive, yet not afraid to express his opinion, he was a natural...
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Elizabeth A. DESCHENES

September 24, 1926 - June 24, 2017

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Donald M. Oliver

January 14, 1949 - June 21, 2017

LEWISTON: Donald M. Oliver, Jr., 68, of Greene passed away on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at CMMC in Lewiston. He was born in Oshkosh, WI on January 14, 1949 a son of the late Donald Oliver, Sr. and Elizabeth Oliver. At a young age, he and his family moved to Scarborough, ME where they would reside for many years. Growing up, Don attended local schools and was a graduate of Scarborough High...
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Roger L. Dostie

September 2, 1962 - June 18, 2017

LEWISTON: Roger L. Dostie, 54, of Auburn passed away on Sunday June 18, 2017 at CMMC in Lewiston with both of his loving sons at his side. He was born in Lewiston on September 2, 1962 a son of the late Gerard and Germaine (Giguere) Dostie. He grew up in the Auburn area and attended local schools there. He was a graduate of Edward Little High School, class of 1980. In the summer of 1980,...
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Alice E. Stebbins

June 27, 1930 - June 15, 2017

AUBURN - Alice Stebbins, 86, a resident of Auburn, passed away on Thursday night, June 15, at Clover Manor. She was born June 27, 1930, in Auburn, the daughter of Irma B. and Leslie M. Davis. She was a 1948 graduate of Edward Little High School. Alice worked at Eddie's Diner in Auburn, Goodwin's Dairy Shops in Auburn, the Steer House Restaurant in Lewiston, the Auburn School lunch program, Ted&...
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John G. Cameron

July 12, 1935 - June 6, 2017

South Paris - John G. Cameron, 81, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Maine Veteran's Home in South Paris. He was born in Houlton on July 12, 1935, the son of the late Henry and Mary (Kirlin) Cameron. John was a devout Catholic who lived in Maine his entire life. He was educated in Houlton schools, and graduated from North Dakota State...
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Cecile L. Gagnon

March 9, 1930 - June 5, 2017

LEWISTON - Cecile L. (Laplante) Gagnon, 87, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Marshwood Center in Lewiston. She was born in Lewiston on March 9, 1930, the daughter of the late, Cyrille and Reinelda Laplante. Cecile was a devout Catholic, regularly attending Mass and singing in the choir at Holy Cross Church. She lived in Lewiston her entire...
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Joan L. Culpovich

July 13, 1946 - May 26, 2017

LEWISTON- Joan L. (Roy) Culpovich, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn. She was born in Lewiston on July 13, 1946, the daughter of the late Florian and Beatrice (Turcotte) Roy. Joan was a devout Catholic, regularly attending mass at Holy Family Church in Lewiston. She grew up in the Lewiston area and attended local...
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John D. Donovan

October 18, 1919 - May 22, 2017

AUBURN: John D. Donovan, 97, of Auburn passed away peacefully at his home on Monday May 22, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Calais on October 18, 1919 a son of the late John W. and Annie (Gayton) Donovan. He grew up in the Calais area and attended local schools there. After his schooling, John enlisted in the US Army and proudly served his country during World War II...
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Joyce Hodgman

March 19, 1936 - May 17, 2017

New Gloucester - Joyce I. Hodgman 81, of 1108 Lewiston Rd. New Gloucester died Wednesday May 17th 2017 at C. M. M. C. with her family by her side. A lifelong resident and icon of New Gloucester she was born March 19, 1936 a daughter of the late Foye and Ada Morrison Wescott. She graduated from Mechanic Falls High School . Her family own and operate Hodgman's Frozen Custard in New...
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Debra J. LeHouillier

March 8, 1963 - May 11, 2017

LEWISTON - Debra J. LeHouillier, 54, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after a 24 year battle with Scleroderma. She was born in Lewiston on March 8, 1963, the daughter of the late Russell and Alice (Miles) LaChance.Debra enjoyed spending time with her family, brothers and sisters, daughters,...
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Laura L. Turner

September 10, 1927 - May 7, 2017

Laura L. Turner, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away May 7th at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. Born September 10, 1927 to Bernard and Alice Lowell, Laura was a unique and caring individual who touched the lives of many. She married her soul mate, Norman S. Turner on March 6, 1946 and together they raised two loving sons. Laura was...
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Maurice N. Dick

July 23, 1922 - May 6, 2017

Auburn - Maurice (Joe) Dick, 94, of Lewiston, passed away Saturday May 6, 2017 at Clover Manor in Auburn. He was born in Lisbon, Maine on July 23, 1922, the son of the late Charles and Julia (Blanchette) Dick. He attended local schools graduating from Lewiston High School. Shortly after graduating from high school, he enlisted in The Army Air Corps serving his country during the War. After...
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Robert Scott Morris

April 29, 1948 - May 3, 2017

West Roxbury, Ma. - Robert Scott Morris, 69, of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday May 3, 2017, in West Roxbury Ma. at The West Roxbury VA Hospital. Robert was born in Lewiston on April 29, 1948, a son of Beverly (Libby) Morris and the late Charles W. Morris. He attended local schools graduating from Edward Little High School with the class of 1966. Following graduation, he enlisted in the US...
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Erin E. O'Brien

June 8, 1981 - April 27, 2017

BURLINGTON, MA: Erin Elizabeth O'Brien, 35, of Lisbon Falls, ME, passed away on April 27, 2017. She was born on June 8, 1981 in Lancaster, NH. She attended schools in Gorham, NH, Belgrade, ME, and Camden, ME, graduating from Camden Hills Regional High School in 1999. While in school, she was a member of band, played field hockey, obtained many friends, all of whom she cared for deeply. She...
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Henry B. Perrier

February 28, 1941 - April 23, 2017

SABATTUS: Henry Bertrand Perrier, 76, of Sabattus passed away Sunday April 23, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on February 28, 1941 a son of the late Bertrand and Marie Rose (Plourde) Perrier. He grew up in Poland and was educated in Poland schools. He graduated from Edward Little High School in 1960. In June of 1963, he went to work at Gould &...
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Paul A. Caouette

December 15, 1955 - April 23, 2017

Auburn- Paul "Bud Caouette, 61 of Auburn died Sunday, April(23, at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, with his loving family at his side, after a courageous battle and hard fought fight with cancer. He was born in Lewiston on December 15, 1955 a son of the late William and Rose (Theriault) Caouette. He was educated in Auburn Schools and graduated from Edward Little High...
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Evelyn M. Parker

February 14, 1935 - April 19, 2017

Auburn - Evelyn M. Parker, age 82, a longtime resident of Turner, died Wednesday evening April 19th at The Hospice House with family at her side. She was born Everline Marie Mason on Valentine's Day 1935 in Bethel, ME to Charles and Blanche (Brooks) Mason. She was educated in the Bethel area and lived in Maine all her life. On August 2, 1956 she married Charles J. Parker Jr. and together they...
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Robert O. Labrie

September 19, 1924 - April 17, 2017

BREWER - Robert Omer Labrie, 92, a longtime resident of Auburn, was called home on April 17, 2017 at Woodlands Senior Living in Brewer, Maine. Robert was born in 1924 in Lewiston, son of Omer and Veronique Labrie. He was educated in Lewiston/Auburn schools and married the love of his life, Therese F. Gagnon, on February 2, 1946 upon his return from WWII. Robert proudly served his country in...
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Barbara T. Smith

April 14, 1926 - April 13, 2017

LEWISTON: Barbara T. Smith, 90, of Auburn passed away peacefully on Thursday April 13, 2017 at Marshwood Nursing Center in Lewiston. She was born on April 14, 1926 in Auburn a daughter of the late William and Geneva Buckley Bradbury. She grew up in the Minot Corner community and attended Auburn schools. She was a graduate of Edward Little High School. After high school, in December of 1944,...
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John E. Sands

July 23, 1932 - April 12, 2017

LEWISTON - John E. Sands, 84, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. He was born in Lewiston on July 23, 1932, the son of the late Arthur and Emma (Carrigan) Sands. John lived in Maine his entire life, graduating from Edward Little High School and later joining the Air Force. On Jul 11, 1959 he married the love of his life, Rosemarie Cyr and they...
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Lorraine Monique Cloutier

January 7, 1946 - April 11, 2017

Lorraine "Super-Mom" Monique CloutierCape Coral, Florida - Lorraine M. Cloutier, 71, born Jan. 7, 1946, in Lewiston, Maine, and a resident of North Fort Myers, Florida, and Old Orchard Beach, Maine, received her well-deserved angel wings Tuesday, April 11, 2017, with her family by her side. She was welcomed at the pearly gates by her parents, Paul and Juliette Morin Fournier, brother Norm, nephew...
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Francis Scutt

June 27, 1949 - April 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of The Fortin Group, Auburn, ME.
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Susan Irene Caron

November 3, 1949 - April 7, 2017

Lewiston- Susan Irene Caron 67 of Ferry Rd. Lisbon died Friday April 7, at Central Maine Medical Center after a sudden illness with her family at her side. She was born in Kennebunk on November 3, 1949 a daughter of the late Earl and Beverly (Bickford) Severance. Susan graduated from Richmond High School class of 1968. Susan enjoyed crafts especially sewing and crocheting. She loved her children...
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Thomas Johnston

November 11, 1970 - April 6, 2017

Auburn Thomas Johnston "TJ Thunder" 46, of Auburn died Thursday April 6, 2017. He was born in Media, Pennsylvania on November 11, 1970 son of Kenneth and Jean (Campitelli) Johnston. He attended Rutgers University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences with a focus on Meteorology. He then went on to Mississippi State University, where the Broadcast Meteorology...
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Florence J. Bouvier

January 18, 1921 - April 1, 2017

Auburn - Mrs. Florence J. Bouvier 96 of Cleveland Ave. died April 1st, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. Born in Brunswick January 18, 1921 a daughter of the late Leon and Antoinette Brassard Bernier, and was educated in Brunswick schools. She was married to P.C. Laurier Bouvier who died July 20, 2011.Mrs. Bouvier was a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish at Sacred Heart...
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Roger L. Renaud

September 10, 1942 - March 31, 2017

Largo FL. - Roger L. Renaud 74 , of Montello St. Lewiston and Largo FL. died shortly after arrival at Largo Medical Center. Born in Lewiston September 10, 1942 a son of the late Robert & Simonne Beaudoin Renaud. He attended Lewiston High School. He was a member of the East Auburn Baptist Church. His father being a musician and his mother a big band singer, it is was no surprise that Roger was...
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Nancy D. Ouellette

November 6, 1934 - March 31, 2017

AUGUSTA - Nancy Diane Ouellette, 82, of Augusta died on March 31, 2017 after a brief illness. Nancy was born in Waterville in 1934, the daughter of the late David and Cecile (LaFlamme) Sylvain. Nancy was educated in Lewiston schools. On November 11, 1950 she married the love of her life, Roger Ouellette and they shared a loving marriage of over 66 years. She devoted her life to her children and...
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James I. Thomas

July 13, 1943 - March 28, 2017

AUBURN - James I. Thomas, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. He was born in Maryland on July 13, 1943, the son of the late Robert and Maggie (Contie) Thomas. James moved from Maryland to Maine at a young age to pursue his music career with his band, "The Soul Brothers", where...
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Claudette C. Milliken

December 31, 1947 - March 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of The Fortin Group, Auburn, ME.
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Margaret Nichols

March 10, 1923 - March 21, 2017

Auburn- Margaret Nichols 94, of Auburn died Tuesday March 21, at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice. She was born in Lewiston on March 10, 1923 the daughter of the late Louis and Etta (Kemp) Nichols. She was educated in local schools and graduated in 1941 from Edward Little High School. Margaret worked for Bates College for almost 40 years, retiring as Registrar. She loved...
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Annabelle C. Bubar

January 22, 1926 - March 19, 2017

AUBURN - Annabelle C. Bubar, 91, of 20 Buttercup Circle, Auburn died on Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was born in Auburn on January 22, 1926, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Cole. She was educated in Auburn schools, but after moving to Lewiston, she graduated from Lewiston High School in 1944. On August 6, 1970, she married Harold F. Bubar. Annabelle operated a dance studio, "Annabelle's...
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Jason Charest Courbron

March 30, 1978 - March 18, 2017

Jason Charest Courbron, 38, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 18th, 2017. He was born in Lewiston, Maine on March 30, 1978, the oldest son of George A. Courbron and Mary Anne (Charest) Courbron.He is survived by his parents, his brothers, Jimmy Courbron and Jody Courbron, and his sister, Zani Courbron. His greatest joys were his two sons, Gage Anthony Courbron, and Bentley Lucien...
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Georgianna B. Albert

January 4, 1931 - March 18, 2017

Lewiston - Georgianna Alberts, 86 died Saturday March 18th with her family by her side. She was preceded by her husband Maurice Alberts and her daughter Melissa Whitney. She is survived by her 5 sons and a daughter. Danny Whitney of Auburn, Patricia Whitney and her husband Eddie Waterhouse of Lewiston, Timothy Whitney and his partner Karen of Lewiston, Michael Whitney of Sabattus, Alton Albert...
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Theresa Fernande Daignault

May 19, 1923 - March 17, 2017

Auburn - Theresa Fernande Daignault, 93, of Auburn, was called to her Heavenly home on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Androscoggin Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 19, 1923, in Portland, Maine, a daughter of the late Fernand and Gratia (Vandal) Martin. Theresa attended local schools, graduating from Edward Little High School, class of 1941. She served in the United...
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Rayleene C. Seyb

July 12, 1979 - March 14, 2017

LEWISTON - With heavy hearts, we announce Rayleene "Ray Ray" C (Piela) Seyb, of Minot, ME passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston. Rayleene was surrounded by her family when she and her cancer fought to a draw. She was 37. Rayleene was born in the Kirchheimbolanden, Germany on July 12, 1979 to Joseph W. Piela and Anke Knapp. She moved to Kansas in 1984,...
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Gerald Henry

April 27, 1937 - March 14, 2017

Greene-Gerry Henry, 79, of Greene, but a longtime resident of Turner, Maine passed peacefully away at his home on March 14, 2017. He was born in Rochester, NH on April 27, 1937. He attended Turner schools and graduated from Leavitt Institute of 1955, and then later attended Bliss College. He then went on to proudly serve his country in the US Army National Guards. He married his true love,...
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Maxine R. Rines

June 18, 1930 - March 13, 2017

LEWISTON: Maxine Russell Rines, 86, of Hartford, ME passed away peacefully on Monday March 13, 2017 at CMMC in Lewiston. She was born on June 18, 1930 in Grinnell, Iowa a daughter of the late William and Viola (Parmley) Russell.Growing up, she attended schools in Grinnell, Iowa and graduated from Grinnell High School in 1947. After high school, Maxine attended God's Bible College in Cincinnati...
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Gerard R. Gauthier

November 8, 1938 - March 10, 2017

Clearwater, FL Gerard "Pete" Gauthier 78, of Hudson, FL and Greene, ME died Friday March 10, 2017 after a sudden illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lewiston, on November 8, 1938 a son of the late Gabrielle Audette and Sylvio V. Gauthier. Educated in Lewiston schools. He married the love of his life the former Constance Moreau on August 2, 1958. In his younger...
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Anne LaRocca

November 26, 1922 - March 8, 2017

Anne Liarakos La Rocca, age 94, a resident of St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2017.She was born in Lewiston, Maine, on November 26, 1922, to Stella and John Liarakos. Anne attended local schools and graduated from Lewiston high School in 1940. She was active in many school activities, and was an honor student, and a member of the National Honor...
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Edwin L. Jordan

July 23, 1936 - February 28, 2017

AUBURN - Edwin L. Jordan Jr., 80, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn. He was born in Greene on July 23, 1936 the son of the late Edwin Sr. and Dorothy (Cook) Jordan.Edwin was a lifelong resident of Turner Maine. On October 19, 1956, he married the love of his life, Patricia...
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Lorraine C. Additon

July 2, 1926 - February 27, 2017

LEWISTON: Lorraine C. Additon, 90, formerly of Auburn passed away peacefully at Montello Manor in Lewiston on Monday February 27, 2017 with her family at her side. She was born in Auburn on July 2, 1926 a daughter of the late Robert and Gladys (Williams) Cooper. She grew up in the Auburn area and attended local schools there. She was a graduate of Edward Little High School. After high...
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Helen O. Hovestadt

December 9, 1929 - February 23, 2017

WINSLOW - Helen Hovestadt, 87, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Goudreau's Retirement Inn in Winslow. She was born on December 9, 1929 in Boston Mass., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wincenty Golleski, both deceased. She retired from the US Postal Service in 1989 from Greene, Maine with 21 years of service. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Auburn, Maine and worked in the...
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Shirley M. Merrow

June 10, 1937 - February 21, 2017

Shirley M. Merrow, 79, of Lewiston, passed away on Tuesday February 21, 2017, at the Androscoggin Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born in New Haven, Vermont, June 10, 1937, the daughter of the late Scott and Christine (Currier) Lowell. On October 22, 1955, she married the love of her life, Raymond Merrow. She was a military wife, who traveled to Bermuda, Japan and...
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Shirley R. Daignault

December 26, 1921 - February 16, 2017

Auburn- Shirley R. Daignault,95, passed away on Thursday, February 16,2017 at the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs home in Auburn. She was born in Portland Maine on December 26,1921, the daughter of the late Laurier and Hazel (Taylor) Sampson.She graduated from Edward Little High School in 1938 and went on to Bliss College. She proudly served in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1944 being honorably...
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Eugene Hooper

March 13, 1923 - February 16, 2017

LEWISTON: Eugene P. Hooper, 93, of Turner passed away peacefully on Thursday February 16, 2017 at d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. He was born in Lewiston on March 13, 1923 the son of the late Henry and Leone (Moors) Hooper. He grew up in the Turner area and attended local schools there. He was a graduate of Leavitt Institute, class of 1941.After high school, Eugene enlisted in the Army Air...
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Elizabeth H. Achorn

September 26, 1928 - February 15, 2017

AUBURN: Elizabeth (Betty Huff Achorn), 88, of Auburn passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Clover Manor in Auburn with her loving family by her side. She was born in Augusta, ME on September 26, 1928 to Lena (Gidney) and Philip A. Huff. She attended Augusta schools graduating from Cony High School in 1946. Maine Central Railroad employed her after graduation. It was during...
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Daphne L. James

June 11, 1962 - February 14, 2017

LEWISTON: Daphne L. James, 54, of Lewiston passed away on Tuesday February 14, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston with her loving daughters by her side. She was born on June 11, 1962 in Damariscotta, ME a daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Tedford) James, Sr. She grew up in the Richmond area and attended local schools there. After school, Daphne worked as a stitcher for Supreme...
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Linda Law

August 26, 1946 - February 14, 2017

LEWISTON - Linda Mae Law (Vaughan), 70, of Auburn, peacefully passed away on February 14, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.She was born on August 26, 1946 in Waterville, ME a daughter of the late George and Jennie (Savage) Vaughan. Linda studied business at Burdett College in Boston, MA and later became a private accountant for many businesses in the central Maine area. For the...
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Charles D. Watson

September 14, 1956 - February 11, 2017

SABATTUS - Charles D. Watson, 60, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born in Argentia, New Foundland, Canada, on September 14, 1956, the son of the late Walter and Anne (Roy) Watson. With sad hearts we have lost our Charlie, Husband, Dad, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Cousin and friend. Charlie was an amazing man, special to so many, kind, loving, funny, oh so funny;...
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Ruth Pearl Deveau

January 5, 1923 - February 10, 2017

Lewiston-Ruth P. Deveau, 94, formerly of Old Town and formerly of Montello Heights, Lewiston, died Friday, Feb. 10 surrounded by her family following a sudden illness.She was born Jan. 5, 1923 in Bangor, the daughter of Lillian May Hall and John R. Parlee Jr. She grew up in Brewer and graduated from Brewer High School. She lived in Old Town for nearly 45 years before moving to Lewiston in 2012 to...
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