ISLAND FALLS and VERNON, Conn. – Bessie V. (McMann) Sennewald, 99, died on June 14, 2004. She was born Jan. 8, 1905, on the Retreat Road in Hersey, the daughter of Hugh and Jennie (Morrison) McMann. Bessie graduated from Island Falls High School, the Class of 1924. She is survived by a son, Leroy and Christine Phoebe O’Hara of Houlton; daughters, Hazel Gamache of South Windsor, Conn., Roberta Gaye and Ralph Robichaud of Orono; grandchildren, Michael O’Hara of Houlton, Marilyn and James Oliver of Johnson City, Tenn., Gary Thurston of Connecticut, Anita Robichaud, Alton, Linda and Herbie Myers, all of Orono; great-grandchildren, Michael McCarthy of Manchester, N.H., Patsy and Darren Duggins of North Carolina, Christopher Myers of Orono; great-great-grandchildren, John and Madelyn Duggins; one niece “Ellie” Goodall of Millinocket. She was predeceased by three husbands, Charles O’Hara, Roy Marden and Henry Sennewald; one brother, Stanley McMann; two sisters, Lucy McMann and Blanche Goodall. Services where held at the Ladd-Turkington and Carmon Funeral Home in Vernon, Conn., with interment at Rockwell in Vernon, Conn. Local arrangements by Bower Funeral Home, Island Falls.
BESSIE V. (MCMANN) SENNEWALD
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.