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DONALD B. HARRINGTON

FAIRFIELD – Donald B. Harrington, 88, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at his residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1925, in Guilford, the son of Gladys and Dana Harrington Sr. He worked as a farmer most of his life. He was predeceased by his parents; four brothers, Malcolm, Haven, Clifford and Gordon; and four […]

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LEONARD NELSON HOOPER

ROQUE BLUFFS – Leonard Nelson Hooper, 80, passed away Feb. 5, 2008, at his home. He was born July 18, 1927, in Machias, the son of Myra (Clark) and Percy L. Hooper. Leonard graduated from old Machias High School in 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II […]

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FRANCESCA J. RUGGIERI

BANGOR – Francesca J. Ruggieri, 94, died Feb. 6, 2008, at her residence. She was born Jan. 28, 1914, in Bangor, the daughter of Nicola and Carmela (Scammacco) Ruggieri. Fran graduated from John Bapst High School, St. Joseph’s College and the University from Maine with a double masters’ degree. She taught for many years and […]

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THANK YOU GOD

THANK YOU GOD Prayer to God. Say nine Hail Mary’s for nine days and ask for three wishes: first for business, second and third for the impossible. Publish this article on the ninth day. Your wishes will come true, even though you may not believe it. Thank you God. P.S. It really does work. G. […]

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DARREL F. SMITH

WOODLAND – Darrel F. Smith, 56, died unexpectedly Feb. 6, 2008, in Woodland. He was born Feb. 10, 1951, in Caribou, the son of Donald F. and Glenda (Hewitt) Smith. He was a graduate of the Caribou High School, Class of 1969. Darrel farmed in the local area for several years and owned and operated […]

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DAVID A. FIELD

CINCINNATI – David A. Field, 43, died unexpectedly Feb. 5, 2008, at his residence. He was born March 3, 1964, in Kenitra, Morocco, son of Robert W. and Maxine L. Field of Ellsworth. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his three daughters, Alexandria, 16, MacKenzi, 8, and Emily, 4; their mother, Rhonda; […]

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ESSIE HASKELL

DEER ISLE – Essie Haskell died Feb. 6, 2008, at Island Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 4, 1908, in Little Deer Isle, the daughter of Arthur and Myrtie (Howard) Billings. She attended Eggemoggin School, Little Deer Isle. In 1928 she married Benjamin F. “Bennie” Haskell. They made their first home in Rockland. Later they […]

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ROBERT ‘BOB’ T. MCLAUGHLIN

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – Robert “Bob” T. McLaughlin, 86, husband of the late Theresa Beaupre McLaughlin, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008. Mr. McLaughlin was born March 23, 1921, in Limestone, to the late John and Lena McLaughlin. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, stationed in the Philippines at General Douglas […]

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DANIEL SCRIBNER

In Loving Memory Of DANIEL SCRIBNER Feb. 9, 1935 You touched our lives in special ways, through your gentle understanding, your thoughtfulness and the loving guidance you gave. The memory of your sparkling eyes, sunny smile, loving ways, and all the precious times we’ve shared, we hold so dear. In our hearts you will always […]

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PAULINE CRAIG

In Loving Memory Of PAULINE CRAIG Feb. 10, 1918 – Nov. 22, 2001 Gone but not forgotten. Although we are apart, your spirit lives forever in our hearts. Loved and missed by, Jim and Moon In Loving Memory Of JIM CRAIG Oct. 30, 1950 – May 7, 2005 Sadly missed by Moon and Jim’s many […]

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CAROLYN HONEY

The Family Of CAROLYN HONEY Would like to thank all who supported us through our difficult loss. Your heartfelt condolences, prayers, cards, flowers, food and donations made in Carolyn’s memory have meant so much to us. May God bless you for your generous acts of kindness. David Honey Sr. and family

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DANA O. ‘JACK’ DOW

GUILFORD – Dana O. “Jack” Dow, 69, died Feb. 11, 2008, at Mayo Regional Hospital, Dover-Foxcroft, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 9, 1939, in Milo, son of Dana and Laura (Kelley) Dow. He served in the U.S. Navy for three years and was stationed aboard the submarine tender, USS […]

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GERALD C. COHEN

CHERRYFIELD and PORTLAND – Gerald C. Cohen, 88, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Seaside Rehabilitation Community, Portland. He was born March 19, 1919, in Portland, the son of Morris and Alice (Modes) Cohen. Jerry graduated from Portland High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a musician […]

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JIM LACY MERKEL

MARS HILL – Jim L. Merkel, 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Feb. 11, 2008, after a 15-year battle with prostate cancer and later acute leukemia. He was born April 14, 1928, in Llano, Texas, the son of Fritz and Harriet (Ratliff) Merkel. Jim entered the Army at age 17 in […]