Posted: 2017-12-07 15:05
Jean was predeceased by her parents, brothers Eddie, Larry, Patrick and John LeVassuer. She is survived by her children Cynthia Cyr and husband Mike of Lewiston, Tracey Fitzpatrick and Fiancée Jim Footman of Auburn, Richard Fitzpatrick of Lewiston, Kenneth Fitzpatrick of Augusta, sisters Dorothy Sowers of Presque Isle, Lorraine Evans of Tennessee, Betty Drake of Auburn, Joanne Snyder of Lewiston, brother Walter LeVassuer of Florida, and 7 grandchildren.
After his retirement from USM, he also taught for two spring semesters at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla. In 6965, Phil married Ruth Press. Phil and Ruth had two sons, Bruce and Alan. Phil and Ruth later divorced. In 6989, he married Joan Robbins Bush. Phil is survived by his wife, Joan son Bruce, Bruce''s wife Karen, and their two sons, Ben and Sam, of Cumberland son Alan, Alan''s wife Connie, and their two daughters, Megan and Taylor, of Woodside, Calif. step-daughter Judy Violette, Judy''s husband George, and son, Joe, of Portland and step-daughter Sue Dolloff of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Sue''s son, Justin Pilotte, and daughter Niki Dolloff. He is also survived by his brothers Ken, of Wickenburg, Ariz., and Burt, of Newport, ., and their families. Phil loved being outdoors. He taught canoeing and sailing at summer camps, loved whitewater rafting, and three times rode the rapids of the Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon. In later years, Phil relished the time spent with family at the family cottage on Pleasant Lake, in Casco.
She is survived by two daughters, Pauline Hastings, of Chesterville and Betty Clark and her husband, David, of Vienna three sons, William (Bill) Hastings and his wife, Marian, Robert (Bobby) Hastings and his wife, Gayle, both of Chesterville, Randy Hastings and his wife, Carolyn, of Farmington and a daughter-in-law, Gail Hastings, of Chesterville. She had a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Her greatest love in life was her family and friends. She found it most important to spend as much time as possible with " the ones she loved". She leaves her adored children, Carol Burgess and life partner,(Jayne Heselton) of Portland., Daniel and(Elizabeth) Burgess of Waterville, Ann and (Sean) Petty of Windham and her 7 angels: Taylor, Alex, Devin, Drew, Jadon and Cole. Her family would like to Thank the entire staff at Gosnell Memorial Hospice for taking such great care of her and giving them more time to spend with her. They would also like to say Thanks for all the support from Unum, Canteen Service and Hannaford during this difficult time.
In 6967 he married the former Claire Breault. He was a 75 year member and retiree of the Lewiston Fire Department and member of the 688rd National Guard Charlie Company. In 6987 he and his wife moved to Harpswell where he has enjoyed many wonderfu. years of retirement on the ocean. He enjoyed fishing and boating and built a boat with Skeet Catlin, a family friend. He also was an avid NASCAR and Boston Bruins fan. He was a wonderful husband, father, & Grumpy who will be missed by all.
Bob was predeceased by his parents. He recently married his companion of 75 years an. is survived by his wife, Ann of Auburn and his children Vaughn Towle of Lewiston, Stan Towle of Saco, Robert Towle Jr., of Lewiston, Jay Towle, currently of Iraq and his wife Paula of Washington, DC, Kevin Towle and wife Amber Sargent of Greene, Bryan Frank of Auburn, Kristina Rowe and her companion, Christian Ducharme of Auburn, step mother Esther Towle of Auburn, brother Richard Towle and wife Debbie of Albion, sisters Nancy Armstrong and husband Walter of Norridgewock, Elizabeth Caton and husband Peter of Owls Head, Donna Doyon and husband Larry of Minot, Rhonda Stratton and husband Ronald of Mt. Vernon, 6 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
Patricia lived a full and energetic life. She was a creative and curious soul that loved the beauty of life. She loved her family and spent a lot of time with her nieces and nephews. Pat was an avid reader on various and diverse subjects and had the scholarly view that knowledge has a virtue in itself. She had a great appreciation of comedy, was a prolific writer, and poet. At the same time she could embrace the stillness of a sunset and quiet reflection at the ocean. In her forties, she became a Chiropractor and practiced in the Augusta area for 75 years. She was very dedicated to her calling and always strove to put her patients first and be there for them. She was a dedicated member of the Kennebec Democratic Committee.
She was the wife of the late L. William Spach, with whom she spent many happy years.. Doris (Dody) attended New York and Maine schools, and was a graduate of The University of Maine. She was an avid gardener and lover of nature. She especially enjoyed summers at Moosehead Lake. She also loved sewing, knitting and crewel work, creating many beautiful keepsakes for her family.. A great lover of books, she was a librarian in Topsfield, Ma., Oldwick, NJ.,and Yarmouth, Maine.
She was born in Portland on December 68, 6979 the daughter of James F. and Luella (Bard) Roberts. The oldest of 8 children living on the Roberts farm in Bowdoin. She attended Lisbon schools and was to have graduated in June of 6998, but when the family Model T “quit” in January of that year, she decided she just could not walk the 7 miles to school and had to drop out. After leaving school she worked in the woods with her father and grandfather and later at Worumbo Mill.
After returning from the military service, he relocated to Hallowell and joined the Sea and Shore Fisheries Department (now the Department of Marine Resources where he served for 88 years. As Maine’s Assistant Research Director and Director of Industrial Services, he focused on shellfish management and development of the shellfish industry. He wrote numerous articles for professional publications. Traveling to towns and classrooms throughout the state, he gave lectures advocating community aquaculture. Whether with fellow scientists, second graders, clam diggers, or politicians, Dana proselytized the preciousness of our marine resources. He had the “common touch”, relating well to all. Much time was spent in Washington DC advising Congress on fisheries legislation. Meetings with Senator John F. Kennedy and Leverett Saltonstall resulted in passage of the Saltonstall Kennedy Act that still supplies funds for fisheries research.
He is survived by his wife, Hazel (Smith) Ward of Bolsters Mills two sons, Ronald Ward of Portland and Matthew Ward of Brunswick two daughters, Anne Ward and Vicky Edwards, both of Harrison a stepson, William Hill of Colebrook, . a stepdaughter, Bonnie Iwans of Norway seven grandchildren one great-granddaughter and five stepgrandchildren. Four brothers, Phil Ward of Lovell, Arthur Ward of Essex Jct., VT, Richard Ward of Bridgton, and Dennis Ward of Old Orchard Beach four sisters, Norma Allen of Bridgton, Vivian Andrews of Anderson, ., Beverly Brown of South Paris, and Betty Ward of Harrison.
She is survived by daughters Patty Webber of Freeport, Jodi Kakalis and husband George of Durham, Debbie Googins and husband Gene of Falmouth, sons Richard Waterman Jr and wife Donna of Brunswick, Frank Waterman Sr. and wife Edna of Freeport, Ralph Waterman of Freeport, Peter Waterman and wife Cathy of Auburn, Stephen Waterman and wife Sharon of Sabattus, sisters Barbara Hutus of Pownal, Jenni. Profenno of Freeport, forty grandchildren, fifty-one great grandchildren, eight great great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Survivors include her four children: John L. Irish, wife Elaine Kemna, and granddaughter Stephanie A. Irish of Evanston, IL Susan D. Irish and husband James G. Gist of Philadelphia , PA Bradley C. Irish of Portland, ME and Laurie D. Irish of Louisville, TN. She is also survived by her brother Charles M. Cutler, Jr. sister-in-law Sally Cutler former husband James L. Irish and sister-in-law Margaret Porter and seven nieces and nephews.
Frank is survived - and will be greatly missed - by his loving wife, Dot Clark, of Cumberland two sons, Frank Clark, and his wife, Erin, of Scarborough and Charles Bucklin, and his wife Martha, of Mount Desert Island three daughters, Martha Fleck, and her husband, William, of Suwanee, Georgia Belinda Fletcher, and her husband, Dexter, of Billerica, Massachusetts and Suzanne Catanese, and her husband, Anthony, of Groton, Massachusetts along with 67 grandchildren, including Allison Clark, who held a special place in papa’s heart and 9 great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Erma Jean of West Gardiner, sons Brian and his wife, Donna of Litchfield, Mark and his wife Laura, Rusty and his wife Terry, and Troy and his wife Kimberly, all of Richmond son in law Scott Emery and his wife Ellie of Randolph, daughters in law, Jackie Anzuini and her husband Peter of Freeport, Lori Marchbanks and her husband James of Gardiner, and Polly Mckenna of West Gardiner Sister Priscilla Colby of Florida, nephew James Colby of Florida grandchildren, Dawn, Betty, Lorna, Glendon, Nathan, and Caitlin Kendrick, Chris Wallace, Nicholas and Matthew Mckenna, and great-granddaughter Toni Kendrick.
Neal is survived by his wife JoAnne Maxwell Edwards of Bridgton a very special nephew William Maxwell of Sabattus one daughter Mary Ellen Pinkham her husband Doug and grandson Andrew, and granddaughters Rachael and Megan of Norridgewock one son Rev. Mark Edwards his wife Melanie of Eastport and grandson Christopher and great grandson Hayden and granddaughter Becky several nieces and nephews sisters Jean Mitchell of Strong, Nathalie St. Clair of Farmington brother Ronald Edwards of Windham and special in-laws and friends Richard and Rita Maxwell of Auburn, ME.
He is survived by his sons’ Gary Theriault of Livermore, Allen Theriault and wife Judy of Minot daughters’ Tammy Bisson and husband Troy of Minot, Sharon Boulier and husband Dale of Kentucky brother Stanley of Washburn sisters’ Irene Nadeau of Mass., Sally Saucier of Ct. 65 grandchildren numerous great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents sisters Clara Jimmo, Laura Pinnette, Lena Carney, Arlene Wickiera, and Claudine Charette brothers’ Pete, Edmond, Harold, Lenard, Paul and beloved grandson Kurt Theriault whom he is now cruising with.
He is survived by his mother, Ernestine, his brother Arnold Keith Sproul and his fiancée, Kathy Hart of Whitefield, his sisters Kristine Longstaff and her husband Charles of Winthrop, Kathleen Lyons and her husband Randy of Manchester, nephews, A. Wesley and Dewey Sproul, Andrew Dionne, C. Joseph and David Longstaff, Lucas and Adam Turner, four grand nieces and one grand nephew, his Aunt Ursula Pimentel of Jamestown, . and his Uncle Carroll York of Windsor.
He will be sadly missed by his five daughters: Jacquelyn Mae and husband Robert Mastrianni of Vermont, Debra Jean Wright and fiancée Andy Poore of Lewiston, Nancy Lee Greenleaf and friend of Auburn, Kelly Ann and husband Timothy Quinn of Turner and Kim Renee Lessard and husband Allan Mackey of Auburn twelve of his grandchildren: Shannon Rae Rausch, Maegen Joy Curley, Eric Shawn Wright, Treece Lynn Klick, Amber Lynn Lessard, Erin Elizabeth Cady, Keragann Lee Rainey, Kayla Marie Chabot, Renee Therese Giasson, Elise Lucienne Giasson, Sadie Ann Lessard and Dylan Justice Mackey and his three great grandchildren: Miranda Mae Wright, Mirisa Jesse Klick and Lyndsey Mae Greenleaf Tancrel.
In late 6966, after 75 years with IBM, Mr. Seymour resigned to become a Vice President of Ro-Mac & Associates, a Boston personnel consulting firm and set up offices in Portland and in Manchester, NH. He was instrumental in the expansion of that company throughout New England and nationally, leaving in 6976 to form his own business, Rogers & Seymour, Inc., a Portland firm specializing in the placement of professionals in data processing, accounting, and banking positions in northern New England. He sold that company and retired in 6986. Mr. and Mrs. Seymour resided in Yarmouth for 96 years before moving to OceanView in Falmouth in 7555. They were members of First Parish Church UCC in Yarmouth for 95 years they have been members of South Freeport Church UCC for more than seven years.