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MARIE ALICE LEAVITT

MARIE ALICE LEAVITT LINCOLN – Marie Alice Leavitt, wife of the late Otis “Pud” Leavitt, passed away Aug. 30, 2008, at a Lincoln hospital. She was born April 9, 1919, in Chester, the daughter of …

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JOHN TARDIF

JOHN TARDIF MADAWASKA – John Tardif, 87, passed away Aug. 29, 2008, at a Madawaska health care facility. He was born Aug. 24, 1921, in St. Agatha, the son of Luke and Catherine (Martin) Tardif. John …

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ROSAIRE LAGASSEY

ROSAIRE LAGASSEY ST. AGATHA – Rosaire Lagassey, 98, died peacefully Aug. 31, 2008, at a Madawaska health care facility. A complete obituary will be published in Tuesday’s edition of the Bangor Daily …

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GERALDINE F. TURNER

GERALDINE F. TURNER MAPLETON – Geraldine Ford Turner, 87, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Aug. 30, 2008, at a Presque Isle hospital. She was born Jan. 10, 1921, in Limestone, the youngest of …

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EDWARD D. TAYLOR

EDWARD D. TAYLOR BROWNVILLE – Edward D. Taylor, 79, husband of Jean-ette (Hill) Taylor, died Aug. 29, 2008, at his home. He was born June 29, 1929, in Bangor, the son of Edward F. and Alice (Sabine) …

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ELEANOR M. WOOD

ELEANOR M. WOOD SURRY and SOUTH CHINA Eleanor M. Wood, 90, died Aug. 30, 2008, at an Augusta hospital. She was born April 2, 1918, in Blue Hill, the daughter of Ernest Eugene and Luella May …

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ELSIE G. GOODRIDGE

ELSIE G. GOODRIDGE ABBOT – Elsie G. Good-ridge, 85, died Aug. 31, 2008, after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born Aug. 13, 1923, in Willimantic, daughter of John and Helen (Smith) …

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Keeping her focus on the horizon

BANGOR, Maine — As Bangor’s new school superintendent sees it, preparing Bangor High School graduates to compete in an increasingly global economy is a little like learning how to get over seasickness. Betsy Webb, whose love of boating goes back to childhood, used to be afflicted with horrible seasickness while boating with her parents, brother […]

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Storm worries Maine GOP

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Maine delegates to the Republican National Convention here say they are disappointed but understand why their convention schedule had to be altered as a result of Hurricane Gustav, which was predicted to hit the Gulf Coast sometime this morning.