ARTHUR A. McKINNON
BROOKTON-Arthur A. McKinnon, 72, was received by the Lord April 5, 2003, at a Bangor hospital after a long illness. He was born in Brookton May 27, 1930, the son of John and Bertha (Drake) McKinnon. Arthur attended Lee Academy and was a veteran of the U S Armed Forces. He was employed as a sawyer at Gillis Lumber Mill in Danforth. He was a member of the American Legion and a long time member of the Brookton Pentecostal Church. Arthur was well known as a singer, and sang at several area churches. Even though he had no children of his own, he was a very great uncle and enjoyed spending time with family. He had a great sense of humor and would tease endlessly. He was a great support and encouragement and touched many lives in the community.
He is survived by two sisters-in-law, Betty and Blanche of Brookton; ten nieces and nephews, Roberta Lops, John McKinnon and his wife Misook, all of South Portland, Donna Delo and her husband, Mike of New York, Loree Bernadini and her husband Tony of Gray, Christine Conlogue of Milford, Katherine Bea McKinnon, Mark McKinnon, Bonnie Calkins, Donald McKinnon and his wife Susan, Charissa Hagerty and her husband, Kevin, all of Brookton; grand nieces and grand nephews, Kristi Calkins, Mandy McKinnon, Casey McKinnon, Andrew and Heather Delo, Louie and Casey Bernadini, Brittany, Kevin and Kaleb Hagerty, Emily and Essie McKinnon; and one great-grand niece, Cassi.
Friends may call from 1-3 & 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Clay Funeral Home - Bartlett Chapel, 24 Houlton Road, Danforth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Brookton Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Clint Kinney officiating. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Brookton. Those who wish may donate in his memory to the Brookton Pentecostal Church.
CARROLL CEDRIC McMULLEN
LINCOLN & MESA, Arizona - Carroll Cedric McMullen, 81, died May 14, 2003, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born in Macwahoc on July 24, 1921, the son of Roland and Ruth (Coburn) McMullen. He worked for Lincoln Pulp & Paper retiring after 45 years. He also was proprietor of McMullen's TV Sales and Service. During this time, he was president of the Chamber of Commerce and initiated the design of the flag for the Town of Lincoln. Cedric was a veteran of WW II, taking part in D-Day serving with the 405th anti-aircraft "Buzz" Bombers. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved the Maine outdoors. He attended the Howland Baptist Church and the Valley Baptist Church in Apache Junction, AZ.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Clarice (Drake) McMullen, a daughter, Carole and her husband Terry Edge of Tampa, FL, five grandchildren, Kelly (Shanley) and her husband Howard Spurgeon of Clarksville, TN, Alicia (Shanley) and her husband Chris Johnson of Rex, GA, April Shanley of Jacksonville, FL, Cpl Brandon C. Edge of U.S. Army, Baghdad, and Jerod M. Edge of West Palm Beach, FL, three great grandchildren, Alyssa Christine and Andrea Grace Johnson of Rex, GA, Cody Howard Spurgeon of Clarksville, TN, a great grandchild-to-be Amelia Joy Johnson, two sisters, Kathleen McCormick of Lincoln and Peggy Smith of Ocala, FL, a sister-in-law, Pat McMullen of Bangor; several nieces and nephews. He also leaves a dear friend, Carroll Brown. He was predeceased by his parents, a son, Jeffrey Michael, a brother, Malcolm and a sister, Marianne Libby.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Alan Porter officiating. Interment will be at the Lincoln Cemetery.
WILDA A. MILLETT
MAPLETON- Wilda A. Millett, 68, died January 31, 2003 at a E.M.M.C. in Bangor. She was born in Lincoln, October 7, 1934 the daughter of John and Theo Mary (Smith) Whalen. Wilda enjoyed playing the piano and loved her grandchildren. She passionately loved her work as a home health care giver and was well loved by the families she took care of. Some of her best memories were of Cold Stream and family life on the lake.
She is survived by one son, Edward Ansel Millett and his wife Becky of Mapleton; two daughters, Michelle Warhola and her husband Jim of Bangor and Shelley Boss and her husband Ralph of Belgrade; one brother, Durward Whalen of Presque Isle; two sisters, Joan Workman and her husband Robert of Hamden, Connecticut, and Ginger Woodard and her husband Harold of Lincoln; seven grandchildren, Kristie Hamlin, John Michael Kiel, Stephen Kiel, Anna Marie Boss, Mary- Anne Boss, Danielle Boss and Kyley Dawn Millett; two great grandchildren, Rebecca Michelle Ann Hamlin and Abigail Christine Muzerolle; two step grandchildren, Colin Warhola and Viktor Warhola; special nieces and nephews, Stacey, Shawn, Amy, John, Lisa, Donny, Mike, Carolee, Mary, Noah, Thea, Sara, Dan, Deborah, David; many special cousins, and her namesake, Aunt Wilda Smith Cobb. She is also survived by the father of her children and her very dear and loving friend, Bud Millett. She was predeceased by her parents and a special friend, Marie Belyea. She leaves behind special friends, Michaela Woodward, Myrtle and Alfred Brackett and Audrey Damon.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Myles Cyr officiating. Interment will be in the spring. Those who wish may donate to the music department at Mattanawcook Academy. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
BEATRICE CLOUGH MULLIGAN
LINCOLN-Beatrice "Bea" Mulligan,71 ,went home to be with the Lord on April 5, 2003, with her family at her side. She was born in Carroll, March 19,1932 , the daughter of Vernon and Ruth (Smith) Clough. She was a life long resident of Lincoln and always was a hard worker. Bea ran a boarding home on Lakeview St. in Lincoln for many years, caring for children and the elderly. She enjoyed growing flowers in her garden, watching birds, camping, shopping, cooking and canning for her family until retirement.
She is survived by her very devoted and loving husband, Coleman, they would have celebrated their 54th Wedding Anniversary on April 17, 2003; a daughter, Edith and her husband Paul Taylor of Aiken, South Carolina a son, Terry and his wife Joan of Enfield; a daughter, Cindy and her husband Kevin Drost, a son, Paul and his wife Sandy, and a special daughter in law, Donna Bard, all of Lincoln; 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 1 great grandchild soon to be born this month; several nieces, nephews and many special friends; a sister, Doris Taylor of Lincoln; a brother, Carroll Clough and his wife Sylvia of Littleton, New Hampshire. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Mark Mulligan; and a brother, Leamon Clough. She leaves cherished memories of Area Home Care ladies, Sherry, Delight, Vicky and Pam.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Wednesday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Tim Shaw and Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Spring intermenty will be in Lincoln Cemetery. In lieu of flowers gifts in her memory may be made to the Mark A. Mulligan Scholarship Fund. Donations may be left at the funeral home. A gathering and luncheon in her memory will be at the Fellowship Hall at Community Evangel Temple following the service.
ROBERT B. MURPHY
MATTAWAMKEAG - Robert "Bob" Blair Murphy, 58, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, just shortly after midnight, at a Bangor hospital. Bob was born at his home in Lincoln, Nov. 30, 1944, under the light of a flashlight held by his Aunt Jeannette Jimmo. He was the son of Floyd and Doreen Murphy.
Bob graduated from Mattawamkeag High School where he played basketball, baseball and ran cross country. After completing high school, Bob entered the Army. He served most of his tour of duty in Korea. After his tour of duty, he married Mary Ann Bryant and they had two children, Michael and Roberta. They settled down on Long Island, New York. After a series of health problems, Bob moved back to Mattawamkeag, where he became a life long resident. Bob loved to play cribbage, hunt and fish, and spent endless hours with his grandchildren. He devoted countless hours of volunteer time at VFW Post #7409, and at the time of his death, was serving as the Senior Vice-Commander. He is survived by two children and their families, Michael D. and Paula Murphy, Adrian and Ariel of Verona, NY; and Roberta Murphy-Iverson and Doug Iverson, Blair Murphy and C. J. of Mattawamkeag; a brother, Randy Murphy & his wife Maureen of Calcium, NY; an aunt, Jeannette Jimmo; nieces and nephews, Rick Murphy, Lori Burnatowski, Wendy Lee, Scott Lee, Tim Murphy and Marcy Hill; a sister-in-law, Rena Murphy; several great aunts and great uncles, great nieces and great nephews. He also leaves a special friend, Jamie Sprague. In addition to his parents, Floyd and Doreen, he was predeceased by a brother, Floyd Murphy and a sister, Marie Lee.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Stephen McNally officiating. Interment, with full military honors, will be in Mattawamkeag Cemetery, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to VFW Post #7409. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
GRETCHEN DROST NASON
West Enfield- Gretchen Drost Nason, 88, died January 28, 2003, at a Lincoln hospital. She was born in Caribou, July 25, 1914, the daughter of George and Josephine (Bowles) Tracy. She attended Full Gospel Tabernacle in Lincoln for many years. Recently she attended West Enfield Church of God and Cardville United Pentecostal Church. She was a great singer right up until her death. She enjoyed crocheting and was noted for her famous fudge. Gretchen loved her grandchildren dearly.
She is survived by five sons, George Drost and his wife Sarah of West Enfield, Rodney Drost and his wife Sherry of Chester, Duane Drost and his wife Joyce of West Enfield, William Drost and his wife Linda of Bridgewater, MA and Gary Drost and his wife Grace of West Enfield; one brother Elmer Tracy of Rexville, NY; one sister, Leola Sparks of East Bridgewater, NJ; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, George Drost, her second husband, Merritt Nason and a daughter, Marcia.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home with the Rev Angelia Fowler and the Rev William Roix officiating. Spring intermenty will be in West Enfield Cemetery. There will be a luncheon held at the Community Evangel Temple in Lincoln immediately following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the West Enfield Church of God Building Fund. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
ROSE HELENA NASON
LAMBERT LAKE AND OLD ORCHARD BEACH - Rose H. Nason, 80, wife of the late Albie Nason passed away May 16, 2003 at a Kennebunk health care facility. She was born In Lambert Lake, Oct. 1, 1922, the daughter of Ernest and Birdie Spaulding Stover.
Rose had lived at Old Orchard for the past twenty-five years, where she was employed in shoe manufacturing and also as a nurses aid. Rose was a member of the Church of Christ. Her favorite pastimes were stockcar racing at Scarborough; however her real love was in playing beano, wherever and whenever she could. For years and years she was her mother's right hand helper. Her heart was always in Lambert Lake where she grew up and to which she shall now return. She is survived by two sons, Dellas Nason and his wife Edna of Lambert Lake and Jerry Nason and his wife Mary Lou of Old Orchard Beach, six grand children, eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by a son Allen, a daughter Donna, a brother, Ernest Stover, three sisters Viola, Lois and Shirley.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Vanceboro Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ellen Beairsto officiating. Interment will be in Nason Cemetery, Lambert Lake. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home-Bartlett Chapel, 24 Houlton Road, Danforth.
SCOT ELLIS "SCOTY DOG" O'BRIEN
VANCEBORO- Scot Ellis "Scoty Dog" O'Brien, 37, died unexpectedly, May 23, 2003 in T 11, R 3. He was born in McAdam, N.B., July 30, 1965, the son of Edward and Gloria (Cogswell) O'Brien. Scot worked construction for Thomas Dicenzo. He enjoyed working with his hands and wood working. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. His sense of humor, many, many jokes and countless stories will be deeply missed by everyone.
In addition to his mother, Gloria O'Brien, of Vanceboro, he is survived by a son, Paul Laking of Calgary; a daughter, Cori O'Brien of McAdam, N.B.; two brothers, Jeffrey McIver of Woodland and Kenneth McIver and his wife Freda of Lambert Lake; two sisters, Cindy Astorno of McAdam, N.B. and his twin, Susan Brownell and her husband Lloyd of Kenduskeag; several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his father, Edward, he was predeceased by two sisters, Barbara Mersereau and Paula Jean Tuck.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at the Vanceboro Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Ellen Beairsto officiating. Interment will be in Vanceboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Vanceboro Methodist Church. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home-Bartlett Chapel, Houlton Rd., Danforth.
ROSALINE H. PAGE
MEDWAY - Rosaline H. Page went home to be with the Lord Jan. 29, 2003, at a Bangor hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in East Millinocket, April 15, 1925, the daughter of John W. Page and Lena (Caswell) Page.
She attended Calvary Temple-Assembly of God, East Millinocket faithfully for many years. She was very musically talented and often would visit local nursing homes to play the piano for the residents. "Rosie" had a big heart and in return was loved by many. She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, George E. Burleigh. "Rosie" is survived by a brother, John W. Page, Jr., and his wife Belle of Medway; two sisters, Nora M. Palmer of Dover-Foxcroft and Jasmine M. Davis of Millinocket; many nieces, nephews and cousins, who all loved her dearly.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Friday at Calvary Temple- Assembly of God, East Millinocket. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Temple, with the Rev. Earl Vandine officiating, assisted by the Rev. Ralph Jacobs. Spring intermenty will be in Grindstone Road Cemetery, Medway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to help with funeral expenses, c/o Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee, Road, Lincoln, 04457.
PATRICIA L. PLOTEGHER
Danforth- Patricia L. Plotegher, 67, died March 6, 2003 at her residence due to a lengthy illness. She was born in Danforth, November 10, 1935, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy (Curran) Bonner. Patricia graduated from Danforth High School, class of 1953. She was a home maker and was a member of the Grand Lake Grange of Danforth. She enjoyed playing Bingo with her many friends. She loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting, knitting and crocheting. She also enjoyed collecting elephant figurines.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Plotegher of Danforth; her mother, Dorothy Bonner of Danforth; a son, Joseph and his wife Sherrill of Foxboro, MA; a daughter, Lucinda Johnson and her husband Laury of Walpole, Mass.; a brother, Edward Bonner and his wife Gertrude of Danforth; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m.. Friday, March 7 and 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2003, at the Clay Funeral Home-Bartlett Chapel, Houlton Rd., Danforth. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Roger Cyr officiating. Spring intermenty will be in Danforth Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to Grand Lake Grange or Hospice of Aroostook.
RAYMOND EUGENE PROSSER
BLUE HILL AND ORONO - Raymond Eugene Prosser, 81, passed away peacefully, Jan. 17, 2003, at Orono Commons Nursing Home surrounded by his family. He was born in Lincolnville, Jan. 26, 1921, the son of Samuel and Minnie (Foster ) Prosser. Raymond was a veteran of World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star Medal. He enjoyed hunting and playing his guitar and singing country music with his daughter, RaeJean.
He is survived by his wife and long-time companion Edith "Rabbit" Prosser of Old Town; a son, Alden and Mariea Prosser of Calais; daughters, RaeJean & Israel Guthrie of Old Town and Ruth and Clarence Smith of Oregon; grandchildren, Brian Hurd and Wendy Darroux, and Denyell Boardman; a very special great-granddaughter, Whitney Darroux; step-daughters, Nancy Dickey of Vinalhaven and Marilyn and Gene Hurd of Bucksport; step-grandchildren, Edwin, Owaissa and Zachary Dickey, Allen and Shane Hurd and Crystal Osborn, Paula Fitzgerald, Richard Will, Jr., Tracy Will and Christine Mott, Samantha Boardman and Tonya Shirland; two sisters, Barbara and Al Scharmer and Betty and George Watring; a brother, Donald and Leona Prosser; several step great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a step-daughter, Mildred Will, a grandson, Alden Prosser, II and two brothers, Arthur and Russell Prosser. Special thanks to the entire staff at Orono Commons, New Hope Hospice, and Roxanne Hayes, whose weekly visits meant so much.
Special thanks to the entire staff at Orono Commons, New Hope Hospice, and Roxanne Hayes, whose weekly visits meant so much.
At Raymond's request, there will be no visiting hours. Graveside services, with military honors, will be announced in the spring at Mount View Cemetery, Blue Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent in care of RaeJean Prosser, 36 Veazie St., Old Town, 04468, or, Orono Commons, 117 Bennoch Road, Orono, 04473, Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln.
WILLIAM ELI RHODES, SR.
Medway and Blue Hill- William Eli Rhodes, Sr., 62, husband of Madelene (Mullen) Rhodes, went home to be with the Lord, May 21, 2003, after a long illness, at a local hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Island Falls, July 27, 1940, the son of William L. Rhodes and Belle E. (Lord) Page. Billy was a very devoted family man, and loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed driving, yard sales, hunting and fishing. He collected clocks, coins and guns and truly admired eagles and "The Flag". In addition to his mother, Belle and step-father John Page of Medway he is survived by his wife, Madelene of Blue Hill; six children, Tina Locke and her husband Robert of Blue Hill, Rose Osborne of Bangor, William Rhodes, Jr. and his wife Vanessa of Blue Hill, Matthew Rhodes of Graham, Wash., Mae Rhodes of East Millinocket and Timothy Rhodes of Medway; ten grandchildren, Rita, Lily, Travis, Shawna, Lisa, Patrick, Daysan, Zachary, Mikayla and Victoria; three brothers, Robert Rhodes and his wife Desire of Lincoln Steven Rhodes and his wife Wendy, and John Page, III all of Vassalboro; three sisters, Mary Rhodes and Rebekah "Jeanie" Burleigh and her husband Chip all of Medway and Joni Pine and her husband Gordon of China; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves one very special niece Connie "Dee-Dee" Cox of Lincoln. In addition to his father, William, he was predeceased by two sisters, Bonnie and Mae-Elaine and a grandson "Little Toby".
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Medway Church of God with the Rev. Gerald Craig officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Chase Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the funeral home for funeral expenses.
ROBERT CARLTON RIDDLE, SR.
BURLINGTON and CHEBEAGUE ISLAND- Robert Carlton Riddle, Sr., 58, husband of Valerie (Dyer-O'Neil) Riddle, died Feb. 12, 2003, at his home.
He was born in Portland, July 15, 1944, the son of Herman and Priscilla (Doughty) Riddle. Robert was an avid hunter. He loved the outdoors and life.
In addition to his wife, Valerie, of Bulington, he is survived by two sons, Robert, Jr. of West Enfield and Brent of Burlington; two brothers, Bruce and Barry both of Chebeague Island; three grandchildren, Dakota, Korianne and Corbin. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln.
DELIA A. SCANLIN
GLENBURN-Delia A. Scanlin, beloved wife of the late Marshall L. Scanlin, died June 2, 2003 at a Bangor Hospital. She was born in Masardis, August 3, 1912, the daughter of Raymond and Frances (Sabin) Scanlin. She had owned and operated Scanlin's Furniture Store in Danforth. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Weston and was a member and past president of the Willing Workers of Weston. Delia enjoyed quilting, knitting, baking bread and playing games with her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Winston Scanlin and his wife Joan of Easton and Jerry Scanlin and his wife Robin of Skowhegan; two daughters, Freda Holmes and her husband Richard of Binghamton, N.Y. and Judy Strout of Glenburn; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, several great, great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She leaves behind many friends in Danforth and Weston. In addition to her husband of 60 years, she is predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home-Bartlett Chapel, 24 Houlton Road, Danforth. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Clinton Kinney officiating. Interment will be in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta, Friday, June 6, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. Those who wish may donate in her memory to the American Heart Association.
NICHOLAS RONALD SMITH
LINCOLN - Nicholas Ronald Smith, infant son of Jamie and Sherry (Linscott) Smith, died May 30, 2003, at a Bangor Hospital, where he was born May 5, 2003.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Elyssia; grandparents, Sylvia and Robert Walcott, and Tom and Gina Smith; great grandparents, Beulah and Harold Thompson, Uda Martin and Hope White; aunts and uncles, Russell and Wendy Worster, Sterling and Sue Linscott, and Loree Libby and Scott Leveille; several cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Elwyn Linscott.
Private services for the immediate family will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, with the Rev. Dr. Bruce Young officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to either the Lincoln United Methodist Church, or the Rosen Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit. Donations may be left at the funeral home.
GEORGE STEPHENS, JR.
BANGOR- George Stephens, Jr., 84, husband of E. Doris (Averill) Stephens, died April 12, 2003 at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Monson, Sept. 10, 1918, the son of Mary (Gagnon) and George Stephens, Sr.
George was a veteran of WWII serving in General Patton's 3rd Army. In addition to his wife, Doris, of Bangor, he is survived by two sisters, Jeanne Willette of Caribou and Geraldine Comeau of Florida and Milo; two nieces and two nephews.
There will be a graveside service, with full military honors, later in the spring at Belden Cemetery, Prentiss. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 343 Gorham Rd., S. Portland, ME 04106. Arrangements with Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd, Lincoln.
CHARLENE M. STOCKLEY
LINCOLN- Charlene M. Stockley, 85, wife of the late Eric Stockley, died May 24, 2003 at her home in Lincoln. She was born in Mapleton, August 23, 1917, the daughter of Charles and Mae (Griffin) Winship.
She is survived by a son, Kent Stockley and his wife Jolene; a daughter-in-law, Inez Stockley; 3 brothers, Eddie, Beverly and Parker; four sisters, Pauline, Marian, Barbara and Joyce; 11 grandchildren, Eric, David, Karl, Keith, Kenneth, Kurt, Tonia, Tony, Sandy, Angie and Jason; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Eric, she was predeceased by a son, Karl.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Rd., Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home with the Rev. Glenn Speed, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Lincoln Cemetery.
CARLTON E. THURLOW
LINCOLN - Carlton E. Thurlow, 67, died April 8, 2003, at a Lincoln healthcare facility. He was born in Enfield, September 10, 1935, the son of Edgar and Myrtle (Martin) Thurlow. Carlton was a graduate of Mattanawcook Academy and served six years in the National Guard. He was employed first at Forster Manufacturing Co., Inc. in Mattawamkeag and later at Lincoln Pulp & Paper until retiring due to ill health. He was a resident of Dexter Boarding Home for 20 years before moving to Lincoln.
He is survived by a son, Dana Tibbetts of Seymour Conn; a daughter, Shirley DeGeorge of Naugatuck, Conn; five grandchildren, Klaudia, Nicole, Jessica, Eric and Dylan; a brother, Rev. Willmont Thurlow and his wife, Jean of Enfield; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Thurlow of Enfield; step-brothers and step-sisters, Barbara Cromwell, Sylvia Lyons, Melburne Applebee, Irene Mills, Dona Applebee and Terry Applebee; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Richard Thurlow, his step-mother, Hazel Thurlow and a step-brother, Eugene Applebee. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Willmont Thurlow officiating. Interment will be in Dodlin Cemetery, Enfield, later in the spring.
ROBERT W. WHEELER
HOULTON - Robert "Robbie" Wheeler, 57, passed away Jan. 1, 2009, at a Houlton hospital. He was born Aug. 26, 1951, in Macwahoc, the son of Robert and Ruby (Smith) Wheeler. During the early morning hour of 2009, God saw in his plan to call Robbie home to a better life to be freed from a life long illness. In standing on the promises of God, we know that Robbie has been made whole and will spend eternity in a better place being able to walk and see for the first time, on the golden streets of heaven with God and his family that has predeceased him. Robbie used to love to go for rides, liked to listen to the wind chimes and music, and liked to be pushed around in his wheelchair. He also enjoyed going to the Houlton Fair and shopping at Wal-Mart and Marden's.
Robbie is survived by three sisters and two brothers, Roberta and Jim Coro of Molunkus, Connie Coro and Everett Dearborn, Theresa and Rick Hodsdon of Calais, Johnny Wheeler of Molunkus, and James Wheeler and Ivana Kinney of West Enfield; aunts, Daisy of Lincoln, Barbara of Dixmont and Doris of Waterville; uncle, Harlan of New York; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He also leaves behind his extended family and friends at Harmony Nursing Home, where he had lived for the past 30 years. In addition to his mom and dad, he was predeceased by a brother, David Wheeler; and a half sister, Paula Neal. The family wishes to thank the caregivers for all the years of dedicated care that had been provided for our brother. Robbie, we will always love you and miss you, but will see you again when God calls us home.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Graveside services will be held in the spring at New Macwahoc Cemetery.