Archive for ‘Obituaries’

  • Kathleen A. Riseman, 71

    GORHAM — Kathleen “Kat” Ann Riseman, 71, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Maine Medical Center. A daughter to Catherine (Delvo) and John J. Lucy, she was born in New Rockford, North Dakota, on June 16, 1947. Kat’s creativity, adventuresome spirit, and seemingly bottomless generosity afforded her an abundance of life experiences […]

  • James A. Goodman, 82

    NAPLES — The Honorable James A. Goodman, 82, of Naples and Boca Raton, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. He was a loving husband, father, and papa to 10 grandchildren. Jim was born in Bangor on March 21, 1936, to Samuel Goodman and Hilda (Friedman) Goodman. He attended Hebron Academy, Tufts University, and […]

  • Wende C. (Poitras) Whitten, 49

    BUXTON — Wende Christine (Poitras) Whitten, 49, of Buxton, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, after a courageous and brave fight against brain cancer. Wende was born on Jan. 15, 1970, in San Diego, Calif. She grew up in Westbrook and Gorham and graduated from Gorham High School in 1988. Wende went onto USM […]

  • Neal S. Davis Jr., 87

    PORTLAND — Neal Sanborn Davis Jr., 87, of Portland passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Neal was born in Chicago, Ill., son of Eva and Neal S. Davis Sr. Neal spent 12 years at the first National Warehouse. He also worked for almost 30 years and retired from Nichols in Portland. Neal enjoyed […]

  • Marianne Christian, 56

    Marianne Christian, 56, of Augusta, passed away after a long illness on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 at her sister’s home in Bridgton. She was born on Oct. 8, 1962, in Portland, to the late Elizabeth (Hartman) Christian and Clifford F. Christian. Marianne was preceded in death by her brother, Lawrence W. Fisher. She lived most […]

  • Louis J. Hannigan, 85

    GORHAM — Louis J. Hannigan, 85, of Gorham, passed away suddenly Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Louis, or “Louie,” which is how he was known by his friends and extended family, was born in Portland on March 25, 1933, the son of the late Daniel J. and Mary M. (Kilfoil) Hannigan. Louis grew up on Munjoy […]

  • Joan E. Hess, 84

    ENFIELD — Joan E. Hess, 84, a longtime resident of Enfield, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 25, 1934, in Naples, the daughter of late Phillip and Alice (Doughty) Morton. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Enfield for many years. Joan […]

  • Jeanne (Lachance) Cox, 75

    WINDHAM — Jeanne (Lachance) Cox, 75, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Maine Medical Center. She was born May 25, 1943, in Portland, the daughter of Ronald E. Lachance and Laurette Jordan. Jeanne grew up in both Westbrook and Gorham, and graduated from Gorham High School, class of 1961. The following year, Jeanne […]

  • Ernestine H. Whitman, 78

    STANDISH — Ernestine “Ernie” Hewett Whitman, 78, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. The daughter of Ernest and Isabelle (Groves) Hewett, she was one of 10 children and was born in Winthrop on March 6, 1940. She attended Winthrop schools and graduated from Cony High School. She […]

  • Robert R. Kirkbride, 56

    LUDLOW, VT. — Robert Raymond Kirkbride, 56, of Ludlow, left this world on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. He was born to Robert W. and Patricia A. Kirkbride on Nov. 13, 1962. He attended Ludlow schools and graduated from MSJ in June 1980. Throughout his life he was an outdoorsman, snowmaker, carpenter, logger, long-haul and freight […]