Obituaries

 
 

Darren Clement

on May 28, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
MEDFORD – Darren Clement, born June 5, 1996, son of Angel and Richard Clement, passed away unexpectedly May 24, 2015. Darren was a caring young man who loved his family, friends and PVHS community. Darren had a passion for soccer, hunting, fishing, hanging out with friends, and learning the automotive …

Alesha Lynn Kelley

on May 28, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
CROSS LAKE – Alesha Lynn Kelley 21, was tragically taken from her family and friends May 27, 2015 at Wallagrass as the result of an auto accident. Alesha was the kind of girl everyone wanted to know, she lived her life the way she wanted and was a rebel by …

Thomas James Wolford

on May 28, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
CHESTER – Tom Wolford went home to be with his Lord, two siblings, and other close relatives on May 27, 2015 at Eastern Maine Medical Center, after courageously fighting a serious lung disease for several years. He was born July 27, 1964, in Akron, Ohio, to Thomas G. and Martha …

Maryann Bubar

on May 28, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
ORNEVILLE TOWNSHIP – Maryann Bubar, 68, wife of the late Eddy A. Bubar, Sr., passed away May 27, 2015, at her home after a long illness. She was born October 13, 1946, in Hudson, the daughter of Wendall and Regina (Helstrum) Lovejoy. She is survived by three sons, Eddy A. …

Percy E. Urquhart Sr.

on May 28, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
BUCKS HARBOR – Percy E. Urquhart Sr., 80, of Bucks Harbor (Machiasport), died peacefully at his son’s home in Machiasport, on May 24, 2015, surrounded by his family. Mr. Urquhart was born on May 8, 1935, in Jonesport, Maine, to Albertina and Hallie Urquhart. He was a lifelong lobster fisherman …

Alwyn L. Fitzgerald

on May 28, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
HAMPDEN – Alwyn Lester Fitzgerald, 86, died May 27, 2015, at a local healthcare facility. He was born August 30, 1928 in Holyoke, MA, the son of William J. and Gertrude (Tauscher) Fitzgerald. Al was born and lived in the Ingleside section of Holyoke, MA until his family moved to …

Mary Ellen “Bee” Daigle

on May 28, 2015, at 5 p.m.
FORT KENT – Mary Ellen “Bee” Daigle, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones. She was the daughter of Emile and Laura (Guimond) Bourgoin. She grew up in St. Francis, Maine at the old Custom House where she was born August 24, 1932. …

Irena Lee Cyr

on May 28, 2015, at 5 p.m.
VAN BUREN – Irena Lee Cyr, 90, died peacefully Sunday, May 24, 2015 at a Van Buren healthcare center. She was born February 13, 1925 in St. Basile, NB, Canada, a daughter of the late Alphee and Eugenia (Lajoie) Lee. She was lovingly raised by her mother and her late …

Louis Pelletier Sr.

on May 28, 2015, at 5 p.m.
ALLAGASH – My father Louis Pelletier Sr. left this earth May 20, 2015 joining my mother Ethel Pelletier in their heavenly home. Our family will miss our father and grandfather – he is now free of life’s struggles. He knew the blessing of holding his six children in his arms …

Captain Lester E. Slate USCG Retired

on May 28, 2015, at 5 p.m.
EXETER – Committal services for Captain Lester Slate USCG retired who died Dec. 19, 2014 will be conducted at 1 PM Sat. May 30, 2015 at the Pittsfield Maine Village Cemetery with Rev. David Ray officiating and with full military honors. www.PhilipBrownFuneralHome.com

Michael King, who helped launch Oprah’s talk show, dies at 66

By Reuters on May 28, 2015, at 3:14 p.m.
Michael King, the syndication mogul who, with his older brother Roger, helped launch Oprah Winfrey’s talk show, “Dr. Phil,” “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy” into hugely profitable syndication franchises, died Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 66. King reportedly died after contracting a virus several …

Byers, first NCAA director, dies at 93

By The Sports Xchange on May 28, 2015, at 2:59 p.m.
Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA, died at age 93. Byers took over the NCAA in 1951 and retired in 1987 and is credited with making the Final Four a national event, forwarding broadcast right and creating the NCAA enforcement arm. “Walter Byers had a lasting impact …

Sandra Patten Bryan

on May 27, 2015, at 5:26 p.m.
SULLIVAN – Sandra Patten Bryan passed away at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth, Maine on Monday May 25, 2015. Sandra was born in Bangor, Maine on January 16, 1942, the daughter of Iva (Gray) Patten and Fred Patten. Sandra attended Hermon schools and graduated from Hermon High School in …

James E. Murphy

on May 27, 2015, at 5:26 p.m.
GLENBURN – James E. Murphy, 63, passed away May 26, 2015 in Bangor. He was born in Bangor, January 19, 1952, son of Edward and Frances (Chambers) Murphy. Jim was proud to be a US Army vet, having served his country in Vietnam. He worked for the University of Maine …

Ervins Bubier

on May 27, 2015, at 5:26 p.m.
AUBURN – A graveside service for Ervins Bubier that passed away on December 22, 2014, will be held 2PM on Saturday, May 30th at Lakeview Cemetery, Route 2, Wilton, Maine. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.

Robert J Witham

on May 27, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
HERMON – Robert J Witham, 82, of Hermon, formally of Woolwich, passed away at Christies campground in Newport Friday May 22, 2015. Bob was born February 4, 1933 in Vermont to John and Lottie Witham. Robert’s family moved to Bath when he was a young boy where he went to …

Margaret L. Gray

on May 27, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
BREWER & ORRINGTON – A graveside service for Margaret L. Gray who died Nov. 4, 2014 will be held 1 PM Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Marston Cemetery, Orrington with the Rev. Peter Remick, presiding. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, Bangor and Brewer.

Marilyn J McGaffin

on May 27, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
SACO – Marilyn J. McGaffin, 83, passed away May 25, 2015 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough with her loving family beside her. She was born in Dexter, ME June 21st, 1931, the daughter of Donald and Iva Wood Cross. Marilyn shared stories of her childhood on Moosehead …

David “Dave” Robotham

on May 27, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
MORRILL – David “Dave” Robotham,76 of Morrill passed away peacefully on May 26, 2015 in Belfast, ME. He was born June 7,1938 in Hartford, CT to Allan Case and Elsie Jean (Bowman) Robotham. Dave was raised and educated in West Hartford. CT. He graduated from Wm. H. Hall High School …

Martha Kennett Gervais

on May 27, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
BREWER – Martha Kennett Gervais, 58, passed away on May 26, 2015, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Bangor on September 13th 1956, the daughter of Roland and Esther (Ford) Kennett. Martha graduated from Bangor High School, class of 1974. She received …