PRESQUE ISLE – Thaxter H. Ryder, 81, died Sunday evening, Jan. 5, 2014, at The Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle. He was born Dec. 8, 1932, the son of Herbert and Hildreth (Dibble) Ryder. He owned and operated his own farm for 30 years, then he… Read More
    LINCOLN – Joyce A. Theriault, 77, went peacefully and gracefully to join the love of her life, Donald E. Theriault, Jan. 5, 2014, with her family by her side. Joyce loved being at the lake, with her family and friends, making memories and playing horseshoes. She also… Read More
    OLD TOWN – Martha O. Grant, 74, died Jan. 5, 2014, at a Bangor hospital. She was born April 17, 1939, in Old Town, a daughter of Theodore and Agnes (St. Louis) Shina. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and the matriarch of… Read More
    DENTON, Texas – Lisa Jean Ward Gillum, 53, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. She was born March 24, 1960, in Bangor, to John H. Ward and Betty E. Swift Ward. She married Craig Gillum on June 10, 2013, in Denton, Texas, at the Little Chapel in the… Read More
    PRESQUE ISLE – June A. Rand, 75, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at a Caribou nursing home. June was born Aug. 25, 1938, in Presque Isle, the daughter of John and Phyllis (Hersey) Rediker. June worked for more than 20 years for Maine Public Service as… Read More
    EL PASO, Texas – Jeannine Brooker passed away Jan. 5, 2014. She was born in Bucksport, to Fred and Louise Littlefield. She married Harold Brooker in 1949. She is survived by two daughters; one son; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Read More
    BUCKSPORT – Allan F. Gordon died Jan. 5, 2014, at his home in Bucksport, surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born May 15, 1932, the son of Viola Gordon and Fred Martin. Al spent his childhood at the Bangor… Read More
    UNION – Miles C. “Mike” Cramer Sr., 85, longtime proprietor of Mike Cramer Volkswagen/Mazda in Thomaston, died Jan. 1, 2014, surrounded by his family, at The Cushing Homestead after an extended illness. Relatives and friends are invited to visit 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Burpee, Carpenter… Read More
    SALEM – Bernard R. Michaud, 54, a resident of Salem, N.H., died at his home Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. He was born in Fort Kent to the late: Renaud C. and Murielle (Pelletier) Michaud. Educated in local St. Agatha Schools, he was a graduate of Wisdom High… Read More
    HOULTON – Jason Rochford, 39, died Jan. 5, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1974, in Houlton, the son of James and Karen (Turner) Rochford. Jason was a free spirit who loved his family and many friends. Besides his parents of Houlton he is… Read More
    WINSLOW – Geraldine (Theriault) Castonguay, of Winslow, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Inland Hospital in Waterville. She was born Aug. 7, 1939, in Fort Kent, the daughter of the late Hampy and Ernestine (Bouchard) Theriault. She was employed for many years at Eastland Woolen… Read More
    SANDY POINT – Verna M. Sweet, 83, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 26, 2013. She was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Prospect, the daughter of Ernest and Ethel (Quimby) Harriman, one of 13 children. She is survived by her five children, Delmar Harriman, Eileen Bartlett, Joseph Greenier, Rosemary… Read More
    MACHIASPORT – Harlan D. Dobbins, 80, went home to be with his Lord Jan. 3, 2014. He was born March 13, 1933, in Machiasport, the son of Orris and Nellie (Beal) Dobbins. He was a graduate of Washington Academy class of 1951. He worked at the Machias… Read More
    BAR HARBOR – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. Geneva “Jean” Lounder, 88, passed away in the early morning hours of Jan. 3, 2014, at MDI Hospital after an extended illness. She was born May 23, 1925, in Columbia Falls, to George and Blanche (Allen) Cummings. Her siblings now deceased included… Read More
    ABBOT – Sheryl L. Farrar Russell, 54, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. She had been an emergency room nurse at Mayo Regional Hospital for 25 years. A celebration of her life will be held 207 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Sebec Four Corners Event Center, 676… Read More
    FRANKFORT – Irving G. Stone, 90, passed away peacefully at a Belfast nursing facility Jan. 4, 2014. He was born June 16, 1923, in Frankfort, the son of Harold and Velma Stone. Roy worked locally as a longshoreman for 40 years, with 22 years served as the… Read More
    NEWBURGH – Marie W. Roy, 91, wife of the late Leo James Roy passed away Jan. 3, 2014. Marie was born April 13, 1922, to Patrick and Emilia Cyr. Marie dedicated her life to her family, which extended far beyond her immediate relatives. She was loved and… Read More
    MACHIAS – George H. “Mac” MacFadyen Jr., 83, passed away Dec. 29, 2013, at a Bangor hospital after a long illness . He was born March 18, 1930, in Machias, the son of the late George MacFadyen Sr. and Dorothy Morse. Following high school he played baseball… Read More
    CHERRYFIELD – David Houghton passed away at the age of 72 on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in Cherryfield. David was born June 10, 1941, in Lynn, Mass., to Austin S. Houghton and Barbara Martin. He was honorably discharged from USN. He was a lifetime fisherman and mechanic. Read More