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JANELLEN LITTLE

ORONO – Janellen Little, 72, died March 7, 2008, at Dirigo Pines Retirement Community. She was born July 30, 1935, in Chicago, the daughter of William and Betty (Day) Wammack. She graduated form Fenger High School, Chicago. She owned and operated Sow’s Ear, a gift shop in Machias, for 25 years and Marley Candles, a […]

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EDWARD T. MCMANUS

EDWARD T. MCMANUS CUMBERLAND FORESIDE Edward T. McManus, 76, passed away March 4, 2008, in Tucson, Ariz., with his loving family by his side, after a brief illness. Tim was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Rumford, the only son of Edward L. and M. Beatrice McManus. The family lived in Lewiston and Portland before settling […]

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MURLA B. PATTERSON

CARIBOU – Murla B. Patterson, 85, wife of the late Basil Patterson, died March 8, 2008, in Caribou. She was born March 7, 1923, in New Sweden, the daughter of Coral and Grace Skidgel. She was a member of First Baptist Church of New Sweden. Murla was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother […]

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AARON H. PUTNAM

HOULTON – Aaron Hacker Putnam, 87, died March 9, 2008, at a local hospital. He was born Sept. 13, 1920, in Houlton, the son of Aaron A. and Marie (Hacker) Putnam. Aaron attended Houlton schools and graduated from the University of Maine, with a degree in engineering and was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity […]

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RAMONA MAY JAMIESON DAUTRICH

LINCOLN – Ramona May Jamieson Dautrich, 77, passed away March 8, 2008, at a Lincoln hospital. Mona was born Jan. 30, 1931, in Millinocket, the daughter of Fred and Leona (Bouchard) Montgomery. She worked as an inspector at Burndy Corp., Milford, Conn., for many years, as well as doing waitress work. She loved playing bingo, […]

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ROBERT T. ‘OBIE’ O’BRYAN

ADDISON – Robert T. “Obie” O’Bryan, 61, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at a Bangor hospital, with his loving wife of 34 years, Marilyn (Alley) O’Bryan; brother-in-law, Barney Ortega; and nephew, Ernest Cirone Jr. by his side. He was born Jan. 26, 1947, in Red Bud, Ill., the son of the late Betty Moomey and […]

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WILLIAM D. HACKETT

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. – William D. Hackett, 79, of Thistle Lane, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of Christine (Nash) Hackett. Born July 2, 1928, in Bangor, he was a son of the late William D. and Ethel M. (Towle) Hackett. William was a veteran serving with the U.S. Marine […]

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MARILYN SLEEPER O’LALOR

PATTEN – Marilyn Sleeper O’lalor, 73, died March 4, 2008, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Oct. 5, 1934, in Portland, a daughter of Derrell and Delia Hoffses Hysom. Marilyn grew up in Portland and attended schools there, spending her summers on Louds Island. Married at 18, she was a homemaker and loved raising […]

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MAXINE (SINCLAIR) LAKIN

EASTBROOK, APACHE JUN-CTION, Ariz., and MACHIAS Maxine (Sinclair) Lakin passed away March 12, 2008, in Eastbrook, after a brief illness. Maxine was born Feb. 13, 1933, in Machias, to Reginald and Kathryn (Magee) Sinclair. As a child, she lived in Queens, N.Y., where her father worked for the immigration service. In 1947 the family returned […]

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CHARLOTTE MERLENE WHIDDEN BYTHER

BANGOR – Funeral services for Charlotte Merlene Whidden Byther will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at River City Wesleyan Church, 146 Center St., Bangor, with the Rev. Stephen Sinclair, pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Marston Cemetery, Orrington, at a date and time to be announced. Condolences to […]

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RACHEL L. (PETTEGROW) WOOD

MACHIASPORT – Rachel L. (Pettegrow) Wood, 79, went to be with the Lord March 12, 2008, at Marshall Health Care Facility, after an extended illness. She was born July 12, 1928, in Machiasport, the daughter of the late Leroy and Bessie (Huntley) Pettegrow. Rachel worked beside her husband, Kenneth, on the fishing vessel, “Debbie Lee,” […]

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RALPH ALLEN FLOOD

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga., and MACHIAS – Ralph Allen Flood passed away Feb. 29, 2008, at Savannah Memorial Hospital, Savannah, Ga. He was born Feb. 5, 1960, in Meriden, Conn., the son of Wilmont Flood Sr. and Betsy (Reeves) Flood. He graduated from Machias High School in 1978. He work-ed in construction, building many homes and […]

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ROBERT E. CLUKEY SR.

BANGOR – A Mass of Christian burial for Robert E. Clukey Sr. will be celebrated 1 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at St. John’s Catholic Church, York Street, Bangor, with the Very Rev. Richard C. McLaughlin, pastor, celebrant. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.

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SARA E. CARRIGAN

BANGOR – Sara E. Carrigan, 83, born Dec. 13, 1924, lived a long and fulfilling life, and went to be with the Lord March 6, 2008. Sara was president of National Alliance for Mental Illness, NAMI, for 10 years and fought hard for the mentally ill and their families. It was Sara’s passion and hard […]

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ALFREDA DELANO BABINO

PORTLAND – Alfreda Delano Babino, left this world Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at a Portland hospital surrounded by her loving family after a struggle with cancer that she met with grace, courage and amazing strength. Alfreda was born June 2, 1933, in Lincoln, to Clarence and Emogene Lancaster Delano. Alfreda was the epitome of mom, […]