Archive for ‘Obituaries’

  • Gerald C. Hatch, 75

    LOVELL – Gerald Clark “Jerry” Heath, 75, passed away peacefully at Gosnell Hospice House on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Jerry was born in North Conway, N.H., and had lived in East Conway, N.H. and Marblehead, Mass. He had lived in Lovell since the early 80s. He graduated from Kennett High School in 1960. In High […]

  • Virginia P. Taylor, 90

    HARRISON — Virginia P. Taylor, 90, entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 4, 2017 in hospice care at her daughter Nancy’s home in Otisfield, where she passed from complications of Alzheimer’s dementia. She was born in Harrison on March 6, 1927, the daughter of the late Ivory L. Purington, and Avis Smart Purington. She attended Bridgton Academy and […]

  • Richard M. Alves, 73

    DENMARK — Richard M. “Dick” Alves, 73, of Denmark, died unexpectedly, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at his home in Denmark. He was born on Dec. 21, 1943, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, a son of Manuel and Isabel (Ferreira) Alves. He attended Cumberland, Rhode Island schools, graduating from Cumberland High School. After high school, Dick enlisted […]

  • Geraldine P. DeShon, 80

    NORWAY — Geraldine Pierce DeShon, 80, of Norway, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Geraldine was born on Nov. 11, 1936, the daughter of Floreston and Wilma Pierce of West Paris. She married James Eugene DeShon on Dec. 31, 1952. She graduated from Oxford Hills High School […]

  • Lester C. Huntress, 88

    STANDISH – Lester C. Huntress, 88, of Standish died on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland with his loving family by his side. He was born in Cornish on March 19, 1929, a son of Western and Grace (Sargent) Huntress and was educated in local schools. He proudly served in the […]

  • Joan B. Graffam

    MATTAPAN, MASS. — Joan “Jodie” B. Graffam Swasey, a resident of Mattapan, Mass., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in a Boston hospital. She was the daughter of Barbara and Perry Graffam of Bridgton. She graduated from Bridgton High School, and then attended Stevens College in Missouri. Jodie was also in the Water […]

  • Memorial Service: Madelyn E. Buck

    A Memorial Service for Madelyn E. Buck, who passed away January 22, 2017, will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, May 20, at the United Parish UCC Church at 77 Main St., Harrison.

  • Graveside service: Melvin Tenney

    A graveside service will be held for Melvin Tenney of Naples on Saturday, May 13 at 1 p.m. at the Tenney Hill Cemetery in Casco. Mr. Tenney died on Feb. 21, 2017. Pastor James Marstaller of the Cornerstone Gospel Church in Naples will officiate. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

  • Graveside service: Lester C. Huntress

    A graveside service will be held for Lester C. Huntress, formerly of Bridgton, on Sunday, May 7 at 11 a.m., at the Friendship Cemetery on Route 114, Standish. Mr. Huntress died on April 25, 2017. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

  • Graveside service: Gaynor D. Webb

    Graveside services with military honors for Gaynor D. “Webby” Webb, 82, of Denmark, who died on Feb. 19, 2017, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Forest Hills Cemetery in Bridgton. Arrangements are in the care of the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton.