Archive for ‘Obituaries’

  • Edward A. Wade, 96

    SOUTH CASCO — Edward A. Wade, 96, of South Casco and formerly of Orono, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, with his wife and five children at his side. The son of Leslie and Margaret Wade, he was born Dec. 14, 1921, in Cleveland, Ohio, and was raised in Buffalo, N.Y., and San […]

  • Avis P. Leino, 82

    NORWAY — Avis P. Leino, 82, of West Paris, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at the Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway. She was born on March 6, 1936, in Livermore, a daughter of Amos and Gladys T. (Goding) Pulkkinen and attended local schools. On Oct. 31, 1953, she married Eugene Leino and they made their […]

  • Dorothy E. Douglas, 93

    SEBAGO — Dorothy Estella Douglas, 93, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at Springbrook Center in Westbrook. She was born in Buxton on Jan. 11, 1925, the daughter of the late Arthur and Estella (Palmer) Leavitt and graduated from S.D. Hanson High School. Over the years, she worked as a telephone operator, a school secretary […]

  • Jean W. Meserve, 86

    PORTLAND — Jean W. Meserve, 86, of Portland, passed away peacefully at the home of her son and daughter-in-law early on Saturday morning, Oct. 20, 2018. She was born Jean Marie West on Jan. 5, 1932, in Biddeford. She attended local schools in Biddeford and then in Portland, graduating from Deering High School in 1950. […]

  • Nancy L. Skillings, 54

    DEXTER — Nancy Lea Skillings, 54, formerly of Sebago, passed peacefully Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at a Dover-Foxcroft hospital, surrounded by close friends and family after a long battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 18, 1963, in Portland, a daughter of S. Milton and Glenna (Tracey) Skillings Jr. She graduated from Lake Region High […]

  • Paul T. LaPierre, 81

    HOLDEN — Paul Trott LaPierre, 81, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, at a local hospital with his family by his side. Affectionately known as PoPo, he was born Oct. 15, 1937, at the Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary in Portland, Maine, the first child of Alfred William LaPierre and Catherine Grindel Davis LaPierre. […]

  • Jean L. Gagnon, 43

    ALBANY, N.H — Jean Louise Gordon Gagnon, 43, of Albany, New Hampshire, passed away at Mineral Spring Nursing Home on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, after a 19-year battle with brain cancer. Jean was born Jan. 15, 1975, in Leominster, Mass., daughter of Judith A. Peck Gordon and Ernest William Gordon. Jean grew up in Lovell […]

  • Bernice F. Tobin, 89

    FRYEBURG — Bernice Frances Tobin, 89, of Lovell, passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Fryeburg Health Care Center. She was born in North Walpole, N.H., on July 26, 1929, the daughter of Frank and Stella Johnson. She graduated from Burbank Hospital School of Nursing in 1952, and married Melvin J. Tobin that same […]

  • Alan Potwin, 73

    FRYEBURG — Alan Potwin, 73, of Fryeburg passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at Central Maine Medical Center. He was born in Saco on May 11, 1945, the son of Alton and Grace M. Dixon Potwin. He married Donna Hamilton and had been a handyman for many years at Gilmore Camps and the Yield […]

  • Richard H. Page Jr., 60

    LEWISTON — Richard Harding Page Jr., 60, died in Lewiston on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Richard was born on Oct. 28, 1957, in Boston, Mass., and raised in Satellite Beach, Fla. He graduated from Satellite Beach High School in 1975. Richard worked as a TV cable contractor for many years. He owned and operated O’Ryan’s […]