Obituaries

  • Obituary

    Laurie J. Morey

    Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:30am

    Laurie Jeanette Morey, 79, of Rockland, died Feb. 20, 2015 at her home with her son and caregiver, Mark, by her side.

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    Theresa I. Farmer

    Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 3:45pm

    Theresa Irene Farmer, 47, died unexpectedly on Dec. 19, 2014 at her home in Trevett.

    She was born Sept. 29, 1967 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, to Kenneth E. Brown and Diana M. Cote. Theresa grew up in Greenfield, Massachusetts, where she attended local public schools.

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    Cleveland F. Ashton

    Friday, February 27, 2015 - 9:45am

    Cleveland F. Ashton, 72, of Wiscasset died Feb. 24, 2015 at Bodwell House in Brunswick.

    He was born Sept. 27, 1945, the son of Arthur S. Ashton Sr. and Kathleen Ashton Overlock.

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    Alan C. Tindal

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    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 7:45am

    Alan Calder Tindal died Feb. 11, 2015 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor at the age of 93.

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    Gloria J. Kelley

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 3:30pm

    Gloria Jean Kelley, 72, of Lowell Town Road, Wiscasset died Feb. 21, 2015 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick after a long illness.

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    Thomas A. Maynes

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 12:30pm

    Thomas A. Maynes, 69, of Boothbay Harbor, died Feb. 11, 2015 at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, surrounded by loved ones, after a long, heroic battle with multiple myeloma.

    He was born on July 27, 1945 in Hanover, New Hampshire, and was the youngest child of the late Arthur Murray Maynes and Lena (Drapeau) Maynes of Littleton, New Hampshire.

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    Maureen K. Hynes

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 10:30am

    Maureen Kay Hynes of Edgecomb died at home on the morning of Feb. 18 after a brief illness, surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and devoted husband of 45 years, Michael Hynes.

    Maureen was a loving wife, incredible mother, and enchanting "Cha Cha" to her grandchildren. She was quick to smile and laugh, forever compassionate and loyal, and a cherished friend. All who had the pleasure to know her will dearly miss Maureen.

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    Thomas H. Milligan

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 8:30am

    Thomas H. Milligan, 66, of Brunswick, died at the Maine Veterans Hospital on Feb. 14, 2015, surrounded by family.

    Tom grew up in Boothbay and graduated from Boothbay Region High School in the class of 1966. Following graduation, he entered the U.S. Navy and served in the submarine service as a Quartermaster 2nd Class Petty Officer.

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    Richard T. Orne

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 8:30am

    Richard Tirrell Orne, of West Boothbay Harbor, died peacefully in his home in the early afternoon of Feb. 16, 2015.

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    Alfred J. Papineau

    Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:30pm

    Alfred J. Papineau, 78, formerly of Boothbay Harbor, died Feb. 12, 2015 after a long battle with ALS.

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    Chris C. Wheeler Sr.

    Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Chris C. Wheeler Sr., 48, of Lisbon died Feb. 17, 2015, at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, with his loving family at his side, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident

    Chris was born in Boothbay Harbor on Sept. 22, 1966, a son of Patricia (Chase) and Robert Wheeler Jr.

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    Jason A. Simpson

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 11:45am

    Jason A. "Skippy" Simpson died unexpectedly on Feb. 12, 2015.

    Jason was born In Waterville on Dec. 13, 1974 to parents Annette and Michael. He grew up in the Woolwich-Wiscasset area, attending grade school at Woolwich Central and graduating from Wiscasset High School in 1993.

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    Elizabeth B. Hayes

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:30am

    Elizabeth B. "Bogie" Hayes, 89, of Essex, Connecticut died peacefully Feb. 8, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.

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    Eftemia Wallace

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:15am

    Eftemia “Effie” Kessaris Wallace died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Feb. 13, 2015 in Boothbay Harbor.

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    George D. Jones

    Monday, February 16, 2015 - 1:00pm

    George David Jones died Feb. 7, 2015 at his home in Brewer.

    He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on April 15, 1943, the son of the late Clyde and Sally Hodgdon Jones.

    David grew up in East Boothbay and graduated from Boothbay Region High School. He went to Brewer and worked at Igol Electric until he retired.

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    Vernon D. Stapleford

    Monday, February 16, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Vernon D. Stapleford died Feb. 15, 2015 at St. Andrews Village.

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    Phyllis W. Raymond

    Friday, February 13, 2015 - 2:15pm

    Phyllis Webster Raymond, 71, formerly of Boothbay Harbor, died Feb. 9, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona after a five year battle with brain cancer.

    She was born Oct. 2, 1943, a daughter to the late Col. Lawrence and Mildred Webster.

    Phyllis was a graduate of Cony High School and attended Central Maine Beauty School. She was a longtime owner and operator of Shampoo Hair Salon in Augusta for over 45 years where she developed many customers and longtime friends.

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    Betty L. Vollmer

    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 9:00am

    In the company of family and friends, Betty Vollmer died Feb. 8, 2015 at Cove’s Edge in Damariscotta.

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    Allan D. Roscoe

    Monday, February 9, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Allan D. Roscoe, USAF (Ret.), 70, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, died Feb. 5, 2015 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen M. (Alley) Roscoe, to whom he was married for 51 years.

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    Robert T. Wright Jr.

    Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:30pm

    Robert T. "Bob" Wright Jr., 68, of Bowling Green, Virginia, died Jan. 19, 2015 at his home.

    Born in Somerville, Massachusetts on Aug. 10, 1946, he was the son of the late Robert T. Wright, Sr. and Ruth Lambert Wright, who were Wiscasset residents for many years.

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    Gerald B. Hyson

    Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 8:15am

    Gerald Bernard Hyson, 85, a lifelong resident of East Boothbay died peacefully surrounded by his family on Feb. 1, 2015.

    Jerry was born in Wiscasset, April 1, 1929, the third child of Charles and Cyclie Hyson. His family later moved to East Boothbay where he lived and worked all the rest of his life.

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    Patricia A. Giles

    Monday, February 2, 2015 - 12:45pm

    Patricia Ann Giles of Boothbay died peacefully at the Winship Green in Bath on Jan. 30, 2015.

    Patricia was born on Barters Island to Clarence Campbell II and Irene (Harrington) Campbell. She was a graduate of Boothbay Region High School class of 1960. Her class was the first class to attend Boothbay Regional High School all four years.

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    Helen S. Stoodley

    Friday, January 30, 2015 - 1:00pm

     

    Helen S. Stoodley, 96, of West Shore Road, Westport Island, died peacefully on Jan. 26, 2015 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta.

    She was born on May 14, 1918 in Watertown, Massachusetts, the daughter of Edwin and Katherine (Nutting) Stark.

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    Raymond L. Murray

    Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 11:15am

    Raymond L. Murray, 82, formerly of Fayette, died peacefully Jan. 24, 2015 at d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. Murray was born and raised in Boothbay.

    A full obituary and service announcement will be published in the spring.

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    Elizabeth M. Brown

    Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 11:00am

    Elizabeth M. Brown, 98, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died Jan. 24, 2015 at Rose Manor Assisted Living.

    She was born on Westport Island on Sept. 7, 1916, a daughter of Robert and Mary Jane (Routh) Greenleaf.

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    Deanna H. Mansir

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 8:45am

    Deanna H. Mansir, a resident of Wiscasset and West Melbourne, Florida, died Jan. 26, 2015 peacefully at her home in Wiscasset after a courageous battle with cancer.

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  • Memorial service for Mary Patrick

    Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:00pm

    A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Dennett, Craig & Pate 365 Main St., Saco for Mary Marion Patrick, age 69. She was born on Nov. 1, 1945 in Augusta, the daughter of Stephen and Harriet Pease Patrick. She died on Jan. 7, 2015 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

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    Richard D. Cook

    Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 1:30pm

    Captain Richard “Dick” Cook died Nov. 1, 2014 at the Togus Spring Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Togus VA Medical Center, Augusta. He was surrounded with the love of his wife and soul mate Leslie, his daughter and two grandchildren.

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    Sandra M. Cunningham

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:45pm

    Sandra Marie Cunningham, 69, died peacefully with her loving family by her side on Jan. 19, 2015 at Cove’s Edge in Damariscotta.

    Sandra was born on July 22, 1945 in Lewiston, the daughter of the late Charlene Stackpole and Fred Paige.

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    Sandra J. Sprague

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:30pm

    Sandra J. Sprague, 64, of Boothbay Harbor died peacefully at her home on Jan. 19, 2015. Sandra was born in Sussex, Wisconsin to James Ramsey and Solvic (Johansen) Ramsey. She moved to Bowdoin, where she attended school, and then moved to Bath and graduated from Morse High School.

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    Sandra J. Sprague

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 8:15am

    Sandra J. Sprague, 64, of Boothbay Harbor died peacefully at her home on Jan. 19, 2015. 

    Visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hall’s of Boothbay, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. A celebration of Sandra’s life will be held on Monday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m., at Hall’s of Boothbay.

    You can share condolences with the family at www.hallfuneralhomes.com.

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    James A. Hall

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12:45pm

    James A. Hall, 73, of Alna died Jan. 11, 2015 at his home with his loving wife of 24 years, Jackie, by his side.

    He was born in Haverill, Massachusetts, the son of Stanley A. and Arlene F. Hall.

    He moved to Edgecomb after spending vacations with his parents at the Davis Brothers Cabins.

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    Howard Barter

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:00am

    Howard "Howie" Barter of Boothbay died Jan. 18, 2015, following heart surgery at Maine Medical Center.

    He was born in Brunswick on Oct. 26, 1949. He graduated from Boothbay Region High School and Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute.

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    John D. Chester

    Monday, January 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

    John D. Chester, 84, died peacefully on Jan. 16, 2015 at Clover Manor in Auburn.

    He was born in Queens, New York City on Nov. 11, 1930, the son of William F. and Jeannette Dowden Chester. As a boy, John enjoyed many summers staying with his Aunt Emma and Uncle Bill Fischer and cousins in Lake Hapatcong, New Jersey.

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    Barbara W. Keyes

    Monday, January 19, 2015 - 11:15am

    Barbara W. Keyes died Jan. 13, 2015 at the Vicarage by the Sea in Harpswell.

    She was born Dec. 17, 1923 in Lowell, Massachusetts, daughter of Laurence and Anne Richardson, and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. She attended Westbrook Junior College, earned her nursing degree from Newton Wellesley Hospital in 1945, and a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in 1978.

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    Ellen M. Colby

    Monday, January 19, 2015 - 11:00am

    Ellen M. “Sally” Colby, 83, of Wiscasset, died on the morning of Jan. 11, 2015 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. Her daughter Katie and husband Richard, son Bill, and son Dana and wife Pamela, all held her close as she passed.

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    Jordan E. Dickinson

    Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10:45am

    Jordan Edward Dickinson, 36, of Southport died Jan. 12, 2015 in Boothbay Harbor.

    Born April 16, 1978 in Highland Park, Illinois to Richard and Pandora (Cullen) Dickinson, he grew up and attended schools in Lake Forest, Illinois, Summit, New Jersey, and Pennington, New Jersey.

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    John S. Pringle

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 2:30pm

    John S. Pringle, 86, of Wiscasset died on Jan. 3, 2015 at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, Massachusetts.

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    Alan D. Cederstrom

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Alan D. Cederstrom, 86, of Queensbury, New York, a 1946 graduate of Boothbay Harbor High School, died Jan. 10, 2015 at Glens Falls Hospital in upstate New York after a long illness.

    He was born on July 16, 1928, in Stoneham, Massachusetts. He was the son of the late Hjalmar and Levon (Payson) Cederstrom.

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    Jean C. McVicker

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 8:30am

    A memorial service will be held this spring in Boothbay Harbor for Jean Carolyn Blake McVicker, 81, who died Nov. 17, 2014 at the Gregory Wing at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, where she spent her last few years.

    Jean was born May 18, 1933 to Arthur and Virginia Blake of Boothbay Harbor, where she grew up with her siblings, Dorothy Patton, Jane "Ann" Blanks, Arthur "Lee" Blake (deceased) and Jill Corea (Robert).

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    Jordan E. Dickinson

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 3:15pm

    Jordan Edward Dickinson, 36, of Southport died January 12 in Boothbay Harbor.

    He was born April 16, 1978 in Highland Park, Illinois to Richard and Pandora (Cullen) Dickinson.

    A service to celebrate Jordan’s life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at Hall’s of Boothbay, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay.

    A full obituary will appear in next week's edition.

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  • Ellen M. Colby

    Monday, January 12, 2015 - 2:15pm

    Ellen “Sally” M. Colby, 83, of Wiscasset, died on the morning of Jan. 11, surrounded by her loving family, at the Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

    A full obituary will be published in next week’s paper.

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    June A. Phillips

    Monday, January 12, 2015 - 1:45pm

    June Ann (Dorey) Phillips, 76, died Jan. 5, 2015 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport from complications of the flu.

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    Ann Reed

    Monday, January 12, 2015 - 1:15pm

    Ann Reed, 81, of Nobleboro and East Boothbay, died peacefully on Jan. 7, 2015 at her home on East Neck Road in Nobleboro.

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    Robert J. Frazer

    Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:15am

    Robert Jeffrey Frazer died Jan. 7, 2015 at his home in Wiscasset after a long and brave battle against cancer.

    Jeff was born May 9, 1957 to Robert N. and Jeanne (Peck) Frazer, the fifth of their seven children. He grew up in Groton, Massachusetts, where he attended local schools, graduating from Groton High School in 1975.

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    Martha J. Crocker

    Monday, January 12, 2015 - 9:30am

    Martha Jayne Crocker died Jan. 5, 2015 at Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick.

    She was born Feb. 6, 1942 in Boothbay to Cecil and Arlene (Brewer) McPhee. She grew up in Boothbay and graduated from Boothbay Regional High School.

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    Donald H. Smith Jr.

    Friday, January 9, 2015 - 7:15pm

    Donald H. Smith Jr., 48, of Wiscasset died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 7, 2015.

    He was born in Hartford, Connecticut on Feb. 5, 1966, the son of Donald and Faye (Backman) Smith.

    Don was raised in Wiscasset and attended Wiscasset schools, graduating from Wiscasset High School with the class of 1984.

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    Mary M. Patrick

    Friday, January 9, 2015 - 1:45pm

    Mary Marion Patrick, 69, died Jan. 7, 2015 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor.

    She was born Nov. 1, 1945 in Augusta, the daughter of Stephen and Harriet Pease Patrick.

    Mary grew up on Glenhaven Circle in Saco and graduated from Thornton Academy.

    She later earned a master’s degree in education and worked many years as a teacher and an administrator at Boothbay Region High School.

    She was predeceased by her parents.

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    Barbara R. Tibbetts

    Friday, January 9, 2015 - 1:15pm

    Barbara R. Tibbetts, 85, of Southport died peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 4, 2015 at Coves Edge in Damariscotta after a long illness.

    She was born at St. Andrews Hospital in Boothbay Harbor on Nov. 22, 1929. She lived most of her life on Southport Island.

    She was a kind and generous person and was always thinking and doing for others.

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  • Memorial service for Herbert King

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 2:00pm

    A memorial service for Herbert King of Boothbay Harbor will be held on Tuesday, January 13 at 11 a.m. at Bay Landing Apartments, Bay Landing Road, Boothbay Harbor. Herbert died on November 26, 2014.