Archive for ‘Obituaries’

  • Dale J. McBurnie, 77

    PUNTA GORDA, FLA. — Dale John McBurnie, 77, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Denmark, Maine, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at home. He is survived by his wife Sandra of 54 years; and their three children, Rhonda Frisch (Mark), Allison Williams (Jim) and Brian McBurnie (Joan). He is also survived by seven grandchildren, […]

  • Elizabeth A. Greenleaf, 78

    BETHEL — Elizabeth Ann Greenleaf, 78, of Bethel, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Ann was born and raised in Upton, and graduated from Gould Academy in 1957. In that same year she married the love of her life, Eldon Greenleaf, on July 7th. Ann managed and helped run two family businesses for many […]

  • Duane Decker, 74

    WESTBROOK — Duane Decker, 74, of Westbrook, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at Mercy Hospital. Born in Sebago, Duane was the son of the late Lindley and Eleanor (Cushman) Decker. He graduated from Potter Academy in 1961. Following school, Duane was drafted by the United States Army, where he served in France during […]

  • David W. Mason, 100

    FRYEBURG — David W. Mason, 100, of Fryeburg, passed away on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Born in New York City in 1917, he was the son of Appleton A. and Louise G. Mason. He graduated from Columbia College in l939, where he was captain of the tennis team. He received his MA from Columbia Teachers […]

  • Richard R. Fox, 94

    FRYEBURG — Richard Rowland “Dick” Fox, 94, of Fryeburg, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at the Bridgton Hospital. Born in Harmony on October 6, 1922, he was the son of Elmer E. Fox and Ethel C. Webster Fox. Dick moved with his father and sister, Marjorie to Stoneham during high […]

  • Alfred W. Lord

    BROWNFIELD — Alfred W. Lord, a lifelong resident of Brownfield, passed away on Sept. 12, 2017 at Fryeburg Healthcare Center. He was born in 1923, son of Walter A. and Sadie Walker Lord. Alfred was educated in Brownfield schools, graduating from Bean Memorial High School. After graduating he worked with his father logging with their […]

  • Christine D. Craig, 58

    LOVELL — Christine D. “Chris” Craig, 58, of Lovell, passed away after battling a long illness on Tuesday morning, Sept. 12, 2017, in the comfort of her own home, with family at her side. She was born on, Dec. 10, 1958, in Dorchester, Mass., a daughter of Thomas A. and Carol (Carey) Thomson. Chris attended […]

  • Rose J. Rice, 77

    PORTLAND — Rose J. Rice, 77, of Oxford passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at Maine Medical Center. She was born in Damariscotta on April 4, 1940, the daughter of Walter Charles and Louise Blake Coffin. She attended Wiscasset schools and had been an Avon representative for 32 years. She married Bruce R. Rice on […]

  • Mary C. Curran, 88

    PORTLAND — Mary Catherine (Welch) Curran, 88, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, with family by her side, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence in Portland. Mary was born to Mary Bissette and Charles Edward Welch in Rutland, Vt., on April 4, 1929, the oldest of four children. She graduated from Cathedral High School […]

  • Ida A. Fecteau, 95

    WINDHAM — Ida A. Fecteau, 95, died on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born in Montella, Italy, on April 2, 1922, the daughter of Nicola and Lucia (Marinari) D’Alessandro. Ida lost both her parents when she was very young, and was placed in an orphanage at the early […]