Obituaries

 
 

Thaxter H. Ryder

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 went to work …

Joyce A. Theriault

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 enjoyed being out …

Martha O. Grant

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 the family. She …

Lisa Jean Ward Gillum

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 Woods. Lisa …

David Charles Elliott TSGT, USAF, Retired

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
LEVANT – David Charles Elliott, 82, died peacefully at his residence Jan. 3, 2014, with his wife by his side. He was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Middleport, Pa., a son of Thomas R. and Mary J. (Corelle) Elliott. He graduated from Minersville High School, Pa., class of 1949, while …

June A. Rand

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 a Computer Operator, …

Jeannine M Brooker

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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.

Allan F. Gordon

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 Children’s Home on …

Miles C. ‘Mike’ Cramer Sr.

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 & Hutchins Funeral …

Bernard Renaud Michaud

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.
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 School in St. …

Jason Rochford

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 survived by his …

Geraldine (Theriault) Castonguay

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 Mill in Clinton …

Verna M. Sweet

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 Estes, and Michael …

Harlan D. Dobbins

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 textile mill before …

Geneva ‘Jean’ Lounder

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 Virginia, Stella, Francis, …

Sheryl L. Farrar Russell

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 Milo Road, Sebec. …

Irving G. Stone

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 union treasurer. He …

Marie W. Roy

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 admired by many …

George H. ‘Mac’ MacFadyen Jr.

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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 for the Bruins. …

David Houghton

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 6:04 p.m.
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. His love for …