James Edwin Mclean
East Millinocket - James Edwin "Mac" McLean, born in Millinocket September 7, 1944 to James and Pauline (Runnells) McLean, died November 30, 2001 at a local hospital at the age of 57. Jim graduated from Schenck High School in 1962 and played many sports including basketball, volleyball, and ping-pong, with baseball being his favorite sport. While a youngster, he was active in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Little League. He was an excellent fly fisherman, a sport he enjoyed with his father on trips to Sourdnehunk Lake. He was also a champion pool player. Shortly after graduation from high school, he joined the Air Force and took basic training at Lackland Air Force Base and later served at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. Jim managed the Bird Toucan Lounge at the Chalet Motel in Lewiston then later expanded his business to the Blue Parrot Café in Harrison when he was forced to retire due to illness. Jim is survived by his parents of East Millinocket, one daughter, Crissa of Sebago, two sons, Manny and his wife Kelly of Cato, New York, James E., Jr. and wife Dawn of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, four grandchildren, Jessica Louise, Ryan, Lindsey Ann, Taylor Ann, and a step grandson, Luke. Jim will be sadly missed by uncle Kenny who spent many hours with him during his illness, also aunts, uncles, cousins, and a special friend, Drew, along with many other friends. Friends may call at R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 17 Western Avenue, East Millinocket from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, Sunday. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, December 3, 2001 at the First Congregational Church of East Millinocket. Spring burial will be in East Millinocket Cemetery. If friends wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket 04462 or to a charity of one`s choice.
William Lincoln Daisey
Millinocket - William "Linc" Daisey, 56, died Sunday, December 9, 2001 at Millinocket. He was born in Millinocket February 12, 1945 the son of Arnold R. and Ruth (Zimmerman) Daisey. He was a graduate of Stearns High School Class of 1963. He later attended Maine Maritime Academy graduating with the Class of 1967 with a BS in Marine Engineering. He worked for several shipping companies including Keystone Shipping. Linc loved the outdoors and was especially fond of camp at Sourdnahunk. He was an excellent handyman and was ready to help a friend or neighbor at a moment`s notice. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Harriett (Ferguson) Daisey of Millinocket, three children; William Charles Daisey, Amy Marie Daisey, and Jon Michael Daisey all of Millinocket; a brother, James Daisey of Millinocket; eight sisters, Mary Maragus, Patricia McAvoy, Joanne Tapley, Carole Daisey, and Charlotte Bernier all of Millinocket, Virginia Hastings of Shelbourne, New Hampshire, Marjorie Noyes of Pinellas Park, Florida, and Janis McQuade of Wellesley, Massachusetts; he was predeceased by two brothers, Arnold C. Daisey and George Daisey. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, December 14, 2001 at Millinocket Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Lance Almeida will officiate. Arrangements are by R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, Millinocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket 04462.
William Victor Cyr
Millinocket - William Victor Cyr, Sr., 73, died December 11, 2001 at Lewiston. He was born in Millinocket September 20, 1928 the son of John and Silina (Raymond) Cyr. Born and raised in Millinocket, he was one of eleven children. He was a US Navy Korean Veteran, a member of Donald V. Henry Post No. 80 American Legion, and a member of B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 1521 in Millinocket. Vic worked many years at Great Northern Paper Company retiring in the late 1980`s. He enjoyed his music, hunting, fishing, and his camp at South Twin Lake. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by one daughter, Vicki Anne Webber of Bar Harbor; three sons, William Cyr and friend Mary Walsh, Rick Cyr, Sr. and wife Lorri and Dana Cyr Sr. and wife Sharon all of Millinocket; six grandchildren; Rick Cyr, Jr., Hollie Cyr, Angella Cyr, Christina Boisvert, William Cyr, and Erec Cyr; one great-grandchild, Contessa Boisvert; one brother, Raney Cyr, sisters, Eleanor Groleau, Jeanette Petroski, Ida Dempsey, Leona Nagrabski, and Rosi Lucien; He was predeceased by a grandson, Dana Cyr, Jr., a brother, Ben Cyr, and sisters, Anne Gallant, Mary Krampitz, and Sadie Plourde. Friends may call at R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Thursday where American Legion Post will conduct a memorial service at 6:30 PM and the Elks Lodge will conduct a memorial service at 7:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, December 14, 2001 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Millinocket Cemetery. If friends wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Katadhin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket 04462.
John Richard Laplante
Millinocket – John Richard “Dick” Laplante, 71, died Saturday, December 15, 2001 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born July 2, 1930 in Millinocket the son of Edward and Florence (Carr) LaPlante. He served in the U. S. Navy from 1947 until 1951. He was employed by Great Northern Paper Company for thirty-five years as a pipefitter.
After retiring from Great Northern Paper, Dick worked part time for Bangor Hydro Electric Company reading meters. He was a member of Nollesemic Lodge No. 205 AF & AM and Mount Katahdin Royal Arch Chapter.
Dick is survived by his loving wife, Catherine A. (Sloat) Laplante of Millinocket; a daughter Randa Fitzgerald and son-in-law Edward of Fairhope, Alabama; a son, David W. Laplante of Zachary, Louisiana; six grandchildren, Matthew Fitzgerald of Fairhope, Alabama, Mark Fitzgerald of Atlanta, Georgia, Michael Fitzgerald of Auburn, Alabama, Deric Lacey, and Aaron Laplante of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; two brothers Robert E. LaPlante of Oxnard, California and E. Bryant LaPlante of Kissimee, Forida, and one sister Sal Jones of Veazie.
At the request of the family no visitation will be held. A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, December 19, 2001 at the First Congregational Church of Millinocket.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Dick Laplante Memorial Baseball Fund, c/o Paul MacDonald, Stearns High School, State St., Millinocket 04462.
Arrangements by R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket.
Willard G. Waterhouse
East Millinocket - Willard G. Waterhouse, 85, went to be with the Lord on November 27, 2001. He was born in New Gloucester October 13, 1916 the son of Ernest L. and Florence (Gorman) Waterhouse. Willard was raised in New Gloucester on the family farm and graduated from New Gloucester High School in 1935. He started a three year machinist apprenticeship program at Fay & Scott Company in Dexter in 1939. He was employed there until he entered the service in 1945. While in the service, he served with the US Army 7th Division in Germany. He returned to Dexter in 1946 where he continued to work at Fay & Scott. In 1957 he moved to East Millinocket to work at Great Northern Paper Company, EastMill retiring in 1981. Willard was a charter member of the First Baptist Church in East Millinocket. He was a very active member of the church serving as a trustee and deacon. There were few places in the church that his handiwork could not be found. Children`s chairs for Sunday School classes, a communion table, offering plates, cabinets, and desks were only a few of his many projects. Willard continued to putter in his home workshop during his retirement and was never too busy to help a friend or neighbor with their projects. He always enjoyed the outdoors, especially spring days in his garden or brook fishing. He spent many happy hours with Mary riding the back roads and picking wild berries. Willard is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary (Mower) Waterhouse of East Millinocket; one son, Stanwood Waterhouse of Medway and his friend Ann Marie McClure of Lubec, one daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Chuck Courtnay of St. Matthews, South Carolina; one brother, Forrest and wife Ruth Waterhouse of New Gloucester; four grandchildren; Mary Jo, Betsey, Stan, and Emily, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Donald and Harvey. Friends may call at R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 1, 2001 at the East Millinocket First Baptist Church with The Rev. Dan Angotti officiating. If friends wish, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, Oak St., East Millinocket or to The Gideons.
Charles James Gallant
MILLINOCKET -- Charles James Gallant, 85, died on August 2, 2004. He was born on May 9, 1919, in Millinocket, the son of Jeremiah and Emma (Babin) Gallant.
Charlie was in the Civilian Conservation Corp from 1937 to 1938. He served in the Maine National Guard from 1938 to 1940, and in the United States Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945.
He was a communicant of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, and a life long member of St. Martin of Tours Council No. 680 Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of Donald V. Henry, Post No. 80 American Legion for many years.
Charlie is survived by his beloved wife, Aldea (Willette) Gallant of Millinocket; two daughters: Kitty Grover and her husband, Phil, of Maxfield, and Dorothy Budge and her husband, Norman, of Millinocket; one son, William J. Gallant and his wife, Donna, of Millinocket; eight grandchildren: Laura Boobar, Billie Jo Boobar, Cathy Boobar, Tony Grover, Beth Levesque, Ken Boutaugh, Marc Gallant and Kylie Spratt; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Morris Gallant of Millinocket.
He was predeceased by six sisters; three brothers; and a great-grandson, Tyler.
Friends may call between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., or from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at R.L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, where the Knights of Columbus will do a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Millinocket Cemetery.
Contributions in Charlie's memory may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462.
Robert E. Mattall
BANGOR/MILLINOCKET -- Robert E. Mattall died on October 10, 2004. He was born the son of Eugene and Lillian (Cyr) Mattall.
Robert, affectionately known as "Whitewater," passed away with grace and dignity in the arms of his daughter, Penny.
His life was filled with devotion to his family and friends and he touched the lives of so many people. An avid outdoorsman, he delighted in telling tales of his canoeing adventures. He never missed an opportunity to speak of his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who held a special place in his heart.
He is survived by his devoted daughter, Penny (Mattall) Patterson and her husband, Bob, whom he often referred to as his son; his beloved grandson, Rob, his wife, Stephanie and their children, Ally and Jake; his brother, Kenneth; several nieces, nephews, his extended Waterville family and many friends.
He was predeceased by his wife, Madeline (Rossignol), the love of his life to whom he was eternally devoted; his parents, Eugene and Lillian (Cyr) Mattall; brothers: Gordon and Larry; sisters: Velma and Jeanne Anne.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2004, at the Millinocket Cemetery with Father Richard Malo officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to celebrate Whitewater's life at the St. Martin of Tours Church following the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462.
Arrangements are by the Greenlawn Funeral Directors, Bangor.
Aurore B. Michaud
EAST MILLINOCKET -- Aurore B. Michaud, 88, died on October 12, 2004. She was born on June 14, 1916, in St. Ann, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Charles and Mathe (Cyr) Bourgoin.
She is survived by her husband, Leonce T. Michaud of East Millinocket. She was a communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church. There will be no visiting hours. A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 23, 2004, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, East Millinocket. Burial will take place at St. Ann, New Brunswick.
Arrangements are by R.L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 17 Western Ave., East Millinocket.
Richard D. Goodridge
MILLINOCKET -- Richard D. Goodridge, 81, died Sunday morning, October 10, 2004. He was born on November 12, 1922, in Cannan, the son of John and Hilda (Nelson) Goodridge.
He was a 1940 graduate of Good Will Hinkley School. Following his graduation from high school, Dick attended Colby College up to the time he entered the United States Army to serve his country during World War II. He served his nation from June 1943 to November 1945, with the Combat Infantry Division. After completing his military service, he returned to Colby College to complete his education and acquired a BA degree.
He was employed by Great Northern Paper Company for more than 30 years, retiring in 1982 as Superintendent of Pulp at the East Millinocket Mill.
He was a member and Trustee Chairman of the First Congregational Church of Millinocket, and was a Scoutmaster with Troop 68 for five years. He was a member and Past Master of Nollesemic Lodge No. 205 AF & AM and a member of VFW Post No. 4154. He served on the board of directors and supervisory committee of the Katahdin Federal Credit Union. Dick was very involved with the Turkey Tail Road Association, serving on the board of directors, serving as association president for 1990 to 1995, and also serving as road commissioner. He was an avid snowmobiler and a member of the Maine Snowmobile Association. He was a VITA and TCE income tax aide for 12 years, a director and president of Northern Penobscot Credit Union Chapter, and also served on the board of directors and as president of Good Will Hinkley Alumni Association.
Richard was predeceased by his first wife, Jane C. (Caswell) Goodridge in 2002; and is survived by his wife, Margaret P. (Henreckson) Goodridge of Millinocket; a daughter, Jillane and husband, Neal DeWitt, of East Millinocket; a son, George Goodridge of Connecticut, a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Goodridge of Connecticut; a sister, Lillian Dougherty of Bar Harbor; six grandchildren: Scott DeWitt, Jana DeWitt and husband, Colin Mulhern, Jennifer DeWitt, Richard Goodridge II, Darrell Goodridge and Amanda Goodridge; two great-grand-sons: Aidan and Ronan Mulhern; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by special friends, Jimmy and Judy Bither.
Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, where members and officers of Nollesemic Lodge No. 205 AF & AM will conduct a memorial service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the First Congregational Church of Millinocket with the Rev. Carolyn Bradley and the Rev. Norman Rust officiating. Burial will be in Maine Veterans' Cemetery at a later date.
If friends wish, donations in Dick's memory may be made to the First Congregational Church Memorial Fund, the Good Will Hinkley School, Hinkley, ME 04944, or to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462.
MILLINOCKET -- Blanche "Minnie" Harltey, 93, wife of the late Clinton F. Hartley died on Sunday, October 10, 2004, in Millinocket. She was born on October 18, 1910, in Stacyville, the daughter of William and Alice (Mountford) Hutchings.
Minnie was a former member of the A.A.R.P., Plus and Minus Club, and the gang at Meals for Me.
She is survived by three sons: Jimmie and Lorraine, Ronnie and Audrey, and Clint and Madeline; two daughters: Marge and Bruce Mason, Joan and Roger Manzo; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, five great-stepgrandchildren, one brother-in-law, Orin Bates; several nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Alan Malone.
Minnie was predeceased by her husband, Clint; her son, George; a son-in-law, Edward Thompson; a great-granddaughter, McKenzie Melvin; a great-great-stepgrand-child, Peter John Rush; five sisters: Mae, Winnie, Florence, Isabel, and Ruth; three brothers: Chris, Charlie, and Horace.
Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, at R.L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket. A Funeral Service will be held at 11L00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 13, at the Funeral Home in Millinocket with Pastor Mark York officiating.
In Blanche's memory, contributions may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462, or the Katahdin Nursing Home Activities Fund, donations may be left at the Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Walls Kelley
MILLINOCKET -- Elizabeth Walls Kelley, died at a local nursing home on Monday, August 16, 2004. She was born in Airdrie, Scotland, Jan. 25, 1908, the second child of John and Mary (O'Neill) Crawford.
She graduated from Stearns High School, Class of 1925.
Elizabeth was a communicant of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church and at the time of her death, she was the oldest living member in Maine of the Daughters of Isabella, to which she belonged to since October 10, 1927. Elizabeth was also the co-founder of the AARP, Chapter 2652 of Millinocket.
She was married to her first husband, Raymond V. Walls from August of 1932 until his death on May 9, 1975. She was employed by Great Northern Paper Company for more than 41 years, where she advanced to manager of the insurance department. In 1987, she married J. Leo Kelley.
She is survived by one brother, James and his wife, Kathleen of East Millinocket; two sisters: Helen Spence of Millinocket and Eileen Moscone and her husband, Alfonse, of Millinocket.
She was predeceased by her second husband, J. Leo Kelley; two sisters: Mary Townsend and Marguerite Babin; and one brother, John Crawford, Jr. Elizabeth also leaves five nieces, thirteen nephews, six step-children, several grandnieces and grandnephews, and a special friend, Evelyn Hallett.
Friends may call at R.L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18, 2004, where Little Flower Circle, Daughters of Isabella will recite the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 19 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462.
Phyllis M. Vickery
MILLINOCKET -- Phyllis M. Vickery, 82, died on Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at a local hospital. Phyllis was born on May 29, 1921, in Greenville, the daughter of George and Bernice (Park) McEachern.
She enjoyed basket making and playing golf, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her beloved family.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Earl W. Vickery of Millinocket; two sons: Dennis Vickery of Pennsylvania, and James Vickery of North Carolina; three daughters: Earline Lozen of Maryland, Betsy Kneeland of Bailyville, and Priscilla Bard of Bangor; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Allan "Bud" McEachern, and Clinton McEachern; two sisters: Mary McAfee and Joyce Brown; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2004, at R.L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, where funeral services will be celebrated 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 17, with the Pastor Herschel Hafford officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Bangor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hillcrest Golf Club, 59 Grove Street, Millinocket, ME 04462.
MILLINOCKET/LINCOLN -- Charlotte Corrigan, 86, died on August 14, 2004. She was born on January 29, 1918, in Lincoln, the daughter of Joel S. and Priscilla (Dill) Spearin.
Charlotte was a housewife all of her life. She was married first to Ronald Morrison, who died in 1962. She later married Charles Corrigan of Millinocket, who died in 1987.
She is survived by a daughter, Priscilla Morrison of Lincoln; four grandchildren: Brenda Jipson and Barbara Arthurs, both of Lincoln, Kathy Smith of Chester and Kevin Jipson of Missouri; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husbands, she was predeceased by brothers and sisters: Charles Spearin, Josephine Faulkner, Helen Weatherbee, Ruth S. Kilbride and Joseph Spearin.
A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, at the Lincoln Cemetery, with pastor Tim Lawlor officiating. Friends and family are invited to Charlotte's home, 36 Transalpine Road, Lincoln, after the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Main Street, No. 300, Topsham, ME 04086-1240. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln.
AGNES M. ALDRICH
LINCOLN - Agnes M. Aldrich, 69, wife of the late Horace "Bucky" Aldrich, died Jan. 24, 2003, at her home. Born in Surry, April 25, 1933, she was the daughter of Dennis King and Edna (Scott) Drohan. Agnes attended East Millinocket schools and was a stay at home Mom for many years. Over the years, she was an active member in the American Legion and VFW organizations, and was an avid Bingo player.
She is survived by five children, Dana of Lyman, Dennis and his wife Imogene of Norridgewock, Diane of Sanford, David of Biddeford and Gary of Sanford; two brothers, George King of Springfield and Richard Drohan of Plymouth, Mass; a sister, Jacqueline Fox of Windsor; twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband of 33 years, Horace "Bucky" Aldrich, she was predeceased by a brother, Joseph Drohan and a very special friend, Wayne Stevens.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Spring interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
HOWLAND AND WEST ENFIELD -Mary Bean, 77, wife of the late Gerald Bean, died Jan. 25, 2003 at a Howland nursing home. She was born in West Enfield, Aug. 29, 1925, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (O'Henley) Moon. She lived in and raised her family in West Enfield.
Mary loved to dance. She played beano and cribbage at the nursing home with her friends. She also loved to listen to her nephew, Kenny Goslin, sing and play guitar. Mary was a very good mother and mother in law. She is survived by two sons, Larry Moon and his wife, Abby of West Enfield, Gerald "Jay" Bean and his wife Heather of Enfield; one sister, Lillian Goslin of Howland; five grandchildren, Hollis Moon and his wife Carol, William Moon and his wife Heather, Wendy Crocker and her husband Mark, and Chelsea and Kylie Bean; 7 great grandchildren, Adam, Matthew, Brittany, Morgan, Brianna, Brenden and Brett. In addition to her husband, Gerald, she was predeceased by a son, Barry Bean; one daughter, Sheila Bean; and a sister Ruby Hallett.
Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. John Tabor officiating. Spring interment will be at the West Enfield Cemetery.
DAVID JOSEPH BOURINOT
BANGOR - David Joseph Bourinot, 69, died Jan. 20, 2003, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born in Weston, Mass, Nov. 16, 1933, the son of David Joseph and Mary (Cotter) Bourinot. He lived in Weston , Mass. until 1965, moved to Mattawamkeag from 1965 to 1988, and had lived in Bangor since 1988. He attended Weston Schools and MIT in Cambridge, Mass.
He worked as a police officer in Weston, Mass. In Mattawamkeag, he was a police officer, worked at the pumping station, and was quality control officer at Forster Mfg. Co., Inc. He was co-founder of the Mattawamkeag Recreation Committee, was very active as a volunteer for the Mattawamkeag Rec Department where he coached football and basketball. He was a neighborhood "father" to many, especially to Darcy Twist. He is survived by five children, Deb Zammuto, Gail Malankon, David "Butchie" Bourinot, Bonnie Bourinot and their mother, Gwen Rand; and Linda Brown and her husband, Bruce Brown and her mother, Florence(Budge) Landry; four sisters, Ethel, Loretta, Bernice "Tootsie" and Kathy; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandson; several nieces and nephews, including a very special nephew, Brent Budge. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, John Edward "Little Eddie" Bourinot.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Myles Cyr and the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating. . Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham, Mass.
MARTIN EDWARD BURBY
MILLINOCKET - Martin Edward Burby, 76, died May 15, 2003, at a Millinocket hospital. He was born in Grindstone, January 14, 1927, the son of Mary Elsie (Bushey) and Joseph Burby, Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, serving in the Pacific during WW II and Korea. He was a member of the American Legion and a life member of the Katahdin Detachment #831 Marine Corps League. He worked at General Electric in Summersworth, NH, retiring after 28 years. He loved to travel, having traveled 3/4 of the way around the world.
He is survived by his wife, Jean (Fortin) Burby of Millinocket; three sons, Martin Burby, Jr., of Dover, NH, Bruce Allen Burby of Sanford and Brian Joe Burby of Berwick; three daughters, April Lee Barrows of Washington State, Patricia Ann Burby of Rochester NH and Dawn Marie LaPierre of Berwick; two step-sons, Gerard J. Gagne of Sanford and Peter M. Gagne of North Berwick; four sisters, Waneta Booker of Ellsworth, Iona Munson of Passadumkeag, Latona Rogers of Meriden, CT and Joyce Morrison of Millinocket, 23 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a two brothers, Charles Burby and Joseph Burby, Jr. and a sister, June Conway.
Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Catholic Church, East Millinocket, with the Rev. Richard Malo presiding Interment will be at the Grindstone Road Cemetery in Medway. A reception will be held following the interment at a place to be announced.
NORBERT J. BURKE, JR.
SPRINGFIELD - Norbert J. Burke, Jr., 74, husband of Kim Burke, died June 16, 2003, at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Baltimore MD, April 18, 1929, the son of Norbert J. and Marguerite (Lamblé) Burke. Norbert was a U S Air Force Veteran and was a graduate of the University of Maryland. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion, and had served as a volunteer fireman. He was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church, Kingman.
In addition to his wife, Kim, he is survived by a son, John of Rio Grand, New Jersey and a sister, Marguerite Evans of Leeds, Alabama. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church, Kingman, with the Rev. Roger Cyr presiding.
Friends may call at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln from 10 a.m. Tuesday until time of departure for the church (about 12:15 p.m.) Interment will be in Mills Cemetery, Springfield.
LEE - Alton Coffin, 79, died May 11, 2003 at a Lincoln hospital. He was born in Lincoln, May 26, 1923 the son of Elmer and Hazel ( Thibodeau) Coffin. Alton was a lifetime member of the V. F. W., the D A V and the Masons. He served in the Philippines during World War II. He was a mechanic and he was the owner of Coffin's Used Cars. He enjoyed antique autos and restored many of them. He won many trophies at antique auto shows. He was given his high school diploma from Lee Academy on June 2, 2001.
He is survived by five children, Brenda Cramer and her husband Eugene of Lee, Yolanda Jordan and her husband David of Norway, Frederick "Ricky" Coffin and his wife Rose Ann of Lee, Robin Ward and her husband Matt of Lee and Joanne Herrick of Kingman; grandchildren, Michael Cramer, Candy Foster, Wayne Foster, Jeremiah Coffin, Derrick Coffin, Raven Flynn, Jayde Felmey, Cody Felmey, Holly Coffin and Virginia Coffin; great grandchildren, Nicholas and Jesse Shaw, Kirstin Fitzpatrick, Sam Eager, Sunshine Coffin, Joshua Coffin and Lucien Tibbetts; sisters, Virginia Walker and her husband William of Brewer and Leona Crocker and her husband Jerre of Lee. He also leaves behind a caring friend, Dawn Coffin. He was predeceased by his second wife, Mary Lindsay, his third wife Joanne Worster; a son Allen "Co Co" Coffin and a sister Joyce Coffin Lindsay.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 15, 2003 at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Lee with the Rev. Ronald Libby officiating. At Alton's request, please do not send flowers. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, ME.
MARION CROOKER COLBY
LINCOLN - Marion Crooker Colby, 85, wife of George Colby, died June 8, 2003, at a Lincoln healthcare facility. She was born in Springfield, Sept. 16, 1917, the daughter of Jesse and Evie (Smith) Dicker. Marion lived in Prentiss for many years, raising four children with a scrub board and a wood stove. She was a member of the West Enfield Church of God, and at one time did interim preaching in Washington County.
In addition to her husband, George, she is survived by two sons, Joey Crooker and John Crooker, both of Prentiss; two daughters, Ramona Smith of Talmadge and Joan Runnells of Milford; a brother, Henry Dicker of New York and two sisters, Rena Howell of Old Town and Bessie Melanson of St. Albans; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. Monday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Angelia Fowler officiating. Interment will be in Butterfield Cemetery, Prentiss.
AUGUSTA - Capitola Cole, 94, died February 3, 2003 at an Augusta nursing home. She was born in Kingman, December 8, 1908 the daughter of Danville and Alice Beatham Cole. Spring Interment will be in the Kingman Cemetery. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln.
JOY ELIZABETH (HUNTER) COON
EAST MILLINOCKET - Joy Elizabeth (Hunter) Coon, 53, passed away May 21, 2003, at a Millinocket hospital after a long illness. She was born in Millinocket, Aug. 3, 1949, the daughter of Lawrence and Pearle (Worcester) Hunter.
Joy was a communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church and was graduate of Schenck High School. She was employed at the Great Northern Paper Company for many years and had the distinction of being the first woman papermaker in the nation. She was a member of PACE locals 12, 24, 37 and 152. Joy loved to play Bingo. She is survived by four children and their spouses, Janice of Las Vegas, Jennifer of East Millinocket, John of Rome, NY and Jason of Woodville; four grandchildren, Devin, Garrett, Kieran and Shayna; her parents, Lawrence and Yolanda, two brothers, Larry and his wife Gaby and Michael and a special friend, Aunt Janet. She was predeceased by her mother, Pearle.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment will be in East Millinocket Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Peter's Church.
PHILLIP R. CLUKEY
ENFIELD - Phillip R. Clukey, 65, husband of Antronet "Toni" (Wells) Clukey, died peacefully March 5, 2003, at home on Cold Stream Pond, with his wife, Toni, and his sister-in-law, Shirley Baldwin at his side. He was born in Enfield, Jan. 11, 1938, the son of Levi J. and Madeleine (Moreau) Clukey. Phil was employed for 45 years as a sales representative in the flooring industry, traveling throughout the New England states. During his career, he was honored many times for being top sales representative in New England. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, boating and gardening. He loved to cook, and often made meals for his family and friends. He also kept up with the news and current events.
In addition to his wife, Toni, he is survived by three children, Matthew, Mark, and Colleen; a sister Betty Hastings; two grandchildren; an aunt and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves many friends in the local area as well as throughout New England, many of whom he met during his career.
Friends may call from 3-5 & 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donation in his memory may be sent to the Shrine Hospital, 516 Carew St, Springfield, MA 01104.
HELEN D. CYR
WEST ENFIELD- Helen D. Cyr, 77, died Jan. 28, 2003, at her home, with her family at her side. She was born in Sinclair, September 28, 1925, the daughter of Patrick and Eva (Albert) Bard. Her favorite things that she enjoyed doing were playing beano at the VFW Hall in West Enfield, knitting and gardening. She also loved following her grandchildren as they played sports.
She is survived by three sons, Richard and his wife Connie of West Enfield, Leo and his wife Jean of Enfield and Joe and his wife Brenda of Passadumkeag; three daughters, Theresa and her husband Tony Fisher, Brenda and Linda all of West Enfield; eight brothers, Leo and his wife Marcella of Port Orange , Fla., Richard and his wife Ceclia of Hiram, Gerard and his wife Pauline of Maple, Fla., Clinton of Milwaukee, Wis., Wilfred and his wife Eleen, Arthur and his wife Thala all of Lincoln, Albert and his wife Barbara of Howland, Billy and his wife Norma of Dover, NH; two sisters, Theresa and her husband Norman Hallowell of Augusta and Bernadette and her husband Val Paradis of Woodville; thirteen grandchildren, Lisa, Lori, Mike, Mark, Melissa, Crystal, Rick, Jr., Beth, Nathan, Megan, Joey, Morgan and Corey; 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Edmund, Sr.; a son, Edmund, Jr.; a daughter, Betty Ann; three sisters, Bernice Pare, Albertine Dube and Florance Ouellet; a brother, Patrick Bard, Jr.
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Leo Catholic Church in Howland with the Rev André Houle presiding. Spring interment will be in St. Matthew's Cemetery, West Enfield. Those who wish may make donations in her memory to Community Health and Counseling Hospice of Lincoln. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
ALFRED N. DAVIS
LINCOLN-Alfred N. Davis, 86, died April 20, 2003 at a Lincoln health care facility. He was born in Richford, VT, Oct. 30, 1916 the son of Madison James and Myrtle May (Monteith) Davis. Alfred came to Lincoln in 1941 to work for Atlas Plywood. He convinced Atlas Plywood to buy a bulldozer for him to operate until he could start his own business. Shortly thereafter, Alfred started his own construction business, and owned and operated several types of heavy equipment, including cranes of various sizes. He worked on the Bomarc Missile Base, the Cutler Naval Base Communication Center, as well as several other Maine area projects.
He is survived by his beloved companion, Hilda Washburn of Lincoln, a nephew, Robert Holland and his wife, Leslie of Tenants Harbor and their son, Morgan of North Attleboro, Mass; a niece, Phyllis Hopkins and her family of Rochester, New York. He was predeceased by a son, Madison Davis and a sister, Harriet (Davis) Holland.
Friends may call from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. William Bewell officiating. Interment will be in Richford Center Cemetery, Richford, Vermont.
ALICE "SALLY" (JOY) DeLAITE
KINGMAN - Alice "Sally" (Joy) DeLaite, 66, wife of the late V. Herbert DeLaite, died Mar. 5, 2003, at her home. She was born in Macwahoc, Dec. 8, 1936, the daughter of Carroll C. and Tyra (Smith) Joy. Sally and her husband owned and operated Delaite's Store in Macwahoc for 20 years.
She is survived by five daughters, Susan & John Osgood of Prentiss, Shelley & Alan Osgood, Sara DeLaite and Doug Hersom, and Stacy DeLaite, all of Kingman, and Sandra and Kirk Pullen of Macwahoc; eight grandchildren, Samantha Osgood, Heidi Elwell, Julie DeLaite, Jill Gilman, Randi Arthurs, Ryan Osgood, Travis Linscott and Jacy Hersom; three great-grandchildren, Molly Elwell, Jonathan Elwell and Cole Gilman; four brothers, Henry Joy of Crystal, Frank "Pucky" Joy of Macwahoc, Jerry Joy of North Carolina and David Joy of Fredericton, New Brunswick; two sisters, Edith Wilson of Macwahoc and Jillian Oliver of North Amity; several nieces and nephews. She also leaves her special care-givers, Shirley and Jody. In addition to her husband, Herbert, she was predeceased by a son, John Kenneth DeLaite, four brothers, John, Herbert, Frederick and James and two sisters, Doris and Elizabeth.
Visitation will be private. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Macwahoc Cemetery, with the Rev. Thomas Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the John DeLaite Scholarship, Lee Academy, Lee, ME 04455. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln.
MARIE T. DENNIS
LINCOLN - Marie T. Dennis, 77, died May 18, 2003, at a Lincoln healthcare facility. She was born in Richmond, Virginia, December 1, 1925, the daughter of Jason Kelly and Maude (Christiana) Trowbridge. Marie was the wife of the late Elwyn Dennis, who built and operated the NAPA auto parts store on Fleming Street. She is survived by several cousins. Interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery.
Those who wish may donate in her memory to the Activities Fund at Colonial Acres Nursing Home, P O Box 70, Lincoln, ME 04457. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln.
CHARLES EMERY DRAKE
Springfield- Charles Emery Drake, 87, husband of Pauline (Thompson) Drake, died March 5, 2003 at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Springfield, November 7, 1915, the son of Charles and Eva (Downs) Drake. Emery worked in the woods and was a carpenter. He was a member of Forest Lodge A & FM, Springfield.
In addition to his wife, Pauline, of Springfield, he is survived by two sons, Paul Drake and his wife Diane of Lincoln and Darrell Drake and his wife Debbie of Lee; a daughter, Janet Jipson and her companion Bernard Austin of Springfield; two sisters, Stella Trombley of Zephyrhills, FL and Mildred Crocker of Lee and Zephyrhills, FL; six grandchildren, Tammy McLaughlin, Ricky Jipson, Kenneth Jipson, Brad Austin, Carmen Gordon and Diana Willett; nine great-grandchildren, Seth McLaughlin, Erik McLaughlin, Logan Jipson, Kraig Spinney, Joshua Drake, Adrian Genovesio, Ian Gordon, Brittany Gordon and Cullen Owens; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Earl and Clifton Drake.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Priscilla Schumm officiating. Spring interment will be in Cole Cemetery, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cole Cemetery Association, or the Springfield Congregational Church. Donations may be left at the funeral home.