Obituaries

 
 

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:25 p.m.
Mary Pomeroy Wheeler, 90, went to be with her Lord on August 3, 2016. She was born on January 13, 1926, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the daughter of Edna Bell Staats and Chauncey Goodwin Pomeroy. She was a registered nurse for fifty-four years working in several states throughout her …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
Greenbush – Maxine H. (Thurston) Crosby, 86, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, August 6, 2016. She was born April 11, 1930, in Bradley, the daughter of Ralph and Ethelyn (Smith) Thurston. Maxine was a hard worker, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
Ryan Lyford, 27, passed away on August 6, 2016. He was born March 27, 1989, in Bangor, to Tony and Barbie Lyford. He was an amazing Chef with a great work ethic. His favorite pastimes were spoiling his friends and family with his culinary skills, playing his guitars and spending …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
Allen J. Kennedy, 80, of North Kingstown, T.I., died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, July 31, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Gloria A. (Guay) Kennedy for 64 years. Born in Milford, ME, he was the son of the late Carl J. Kennedy & …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
Susan H. Crowe, wife of Robert Hammer, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends. A celebration of life will be announced in the future. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Camden.

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
Philmore L. Stanwood, Jr., 77, of Steuben, passed away on July 26, 2016, in his home with his loved ones beside him. He was born on July 30, 1938, the eldest son of Philmore ‘Prunie’ and Beatrice Stanwood. In addition to his mother and father, he was predeceased by ‘the …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
Kathleen R. Leonard, 67, passed away August 5, 2016 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in Madawaska on November 15, 1948, daughter of Romeo and Fernande (LaChance) Cyr. Kathy is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Philip “Babe” Leonard; one daughter, Donna Leonard and her …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Charles “Wally” Hallett, beloved husband, father and “Aha”, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016, surrounded by his loving family due to complications from Alzheimers Disease. Wally was born on January 20, 1938, in Millinocket, Maine to John and Celina Hallett. In 1957 he graduated from Stearns High School where he …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
James Roope, 92, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at a healthcare facility in Presque Isle. He was born on May 18, 1924 in West Chapman, the son of Boyd and Mabel (Eaton) Roope. Friends may call 11 am, August 9, 2016 at West Chapman Advent Christian Church where funeral …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
PRESQUE ISLE – Cathy Lee Kinney, 50, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at her residence. She was born November 1, 1965, in Presque Isle, the daughter of Donna M. Spaulding and the late Paul R. Kinney. Cathy attended Presque Isle High School and earned …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Dover-Foxcroft – Miriam L. Smith went home to be with her Lord on August 7, 2016. She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on April 7, 1925, the daughter of Herbert and Elsie Shilcock Flowers. Miriam, known to many as “Mim”, graduated from Stetson High School in Randolph, Massachusetts in 1943, …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
HOULTON – Elbridge J. Gagnon, 81, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2016, in the presence of his children. He was born January 28, 1935, in Frenchville, the son of Elbridge and Sylvie (Chassé) Gagnon. Elbridge loved to fish for brook trout, which his family enjoyed eating with ployes …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Mary Carmela Amero, 75 died August 5, 2016. Friends may call 5-8PM Friday August 12 at the Birmingham Funeral Home 438 Main St Old Town. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10AM Saturday at Holy Family Church, Old Town. A complete obituary will be published in Thursday’s edition …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Michael Austin, 73, passed away unexpectedly, August 7, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Gardiner, ME, May 29, 1943, son of Russell T. and Ruth Austin. Mike served in the US Air Force and the MeANG. He was employed with Verizon Phone Company, retiring after 35 years …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
Briggs, Annie Marie (née Gallagher), 93, Plant City, Florida, and Garland, Maine, peacefully passed away July 25, 2016. Left to cherish her memory are children, Jeanne Jerfsten and husband Arne, and their son, Evan, Rehoboth Beach, Del.; M/Sgt. John Kobritz, USAF, Ret., Plant City; Deborah Kobritz, Tampa, Fla. and Barbara …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
Donna Redman passed away August 5, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Ralph A. Spencer and Marie Lucille Albert Spencer. A graduate of Brewer High School Class of 1965, Donna grew up on a farm. After farming she helped run the family’s roadside stand …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
LEWISTON – Florence Ann Houle, 79, went home to be with the Lord July 31, 2016, following a short illness. She was born June 19, 1937, in Gardiner. She was the wife of Gerry Houle, whom she loved dearly. Florence was well known in the community as the “Bike Lady”. …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
Wishing you were here today for even just a while, so I could say happy birthday and see your loving smile. The only gifts today will be the memories you left behind of laughter, joy and happiness that echo in my mind. I’ll gaze upon pictures and think of you …

on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
Millinocket – Graveside committal services with military honors for Nicholas W. George, who died August 1st, 2016, will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, August 11th at the Millinocket Cemetery.

New Orleans clarinetist Pete Fountain dies at 86

By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times on Aug. 06, 2016, at 2:16 p.m.
Clarinetist Pete Fountain, one of the faces of New Orleans jazz during his six-decade career, died Saturday at the age of 86, local media reported.