Archive for ‘Obituaries’

  • Thomas F. Polk Smith III, 58

    CASCO — Thomas Frederick Polk Smith III, 58, survived unimaginable circumstances at birth on May 11, 1959; doctors stated he wouldn’t make it to his first birthday. Thomas passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. He is survived by his loving mother, Eileen Polk; and other family members who reside in the Rockland area. […]

  • Eugene L. Normand, 84

    VONORE, TENN. — Eugene Louis. Normand, 84, of Vonore, Tenn., died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, after a long illness. Born in Sanford, Maine, Gene was the youngest of four siblings born to J. Oscar and Dorothy Normand in 1933. He graduated from Sanford High School as Valedictorian of the class of 1951. He received a degree […]

  • Richard A. Roakes, 80

    NORWAY — Richard A. Roakes, 80, of Norway, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation. He was born in Lewiston on Feb. 2, 1937 the son of George A. and Lucile Amy Bates Roakes. He attended the Perkins Ridge School in Auburn and enjoyed their reunions over the […]

  • Patsy F. Walker, 75

    WESTBROOK — Patsy Fay Walker, 75, passed away at her home on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. She was born in Portland, the daughter of Harry and Kathleen (Weeman) Hubbard, on Aug. 31, 1942. She was a hard worker, and worked many years in laundry services. She enjoyed her home, cooking and cleaning. She did enjoy […]

  • Mildred L. Stanley, 99

    WESTBROOK — Mildred Ladd Stanley, 99, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at the Barron Center in Portland on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 She was born Sept. 1, 1918, the daughter of Dana and Blanche (Laberge) Ladd. She was a lifelong resident of her beloved City of Westbrook. She worked at Saunders’ Brothers Mill in […]

  • Theresa A. Gillespie, 88

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Theresa A. Gillespie, 88, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at Fallbrook Woods in Portland. Born on July 24, 1929, in Berlin, N.H., Theresa was the daughter of the late Adelard and Eva (Letellier) Langevin. In her early life, Theresa remained in New Hampshire where she married Robert Gillespie on Sept. 18, […]

  • Alan J. Hodsdon, 50

    AUBURN — Alan James Hodsdon, 50, of Oxford passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at the Hospice House in Auburn surrounded by his family. He was born in Lewiston on Sept. 12, 1967 the son of Paul and Lucille Hemond Hodsdon. He grew up in Oxford and was a 1986 graduate of Oxford Hills […]

  • Carolyn D. Cross, 72

    Carolyn D. Cross, 72, of Bridgton, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 26, 2017, at the Bridgton Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Jan. 22, 1945, in Baldwin, a daughter of Stanley and Avis (Judkins) Graffam. She attended Porter Academy and was proud to have earned her GED from Lake Region High School. […]

  • Joseph C. Aucoin, 53

    Joseph C. Aucoin, 53, of Bridgton, died peacefully early Wednesday morning, Nov. 22, 2017, after a brave battle with cancer. He was born on July 10, 1964, in Boston, Mass., a son of Joseph A. and Lorraine (Lebrun) Aucoin. Joe had worked most notably at the shoe shop in Bridgton. He loved the company of […]

  • Robert B. Entwistle Sr., 85

    NAPLES — Robert Bradford Entwistle Sr., 85, died peacefully at home on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Born on June 16, 1932, to Jack Entwistle and Mary Margaret (Lyons) Entwistle, Bob grew up in the Beverly, Mass., Ryal Side neighborhood playing baseball and pond hockey with friends. His constant companions were his sister, Barbara Jean (White) […]