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Goodblood, Gerald E. - Shawnee, Ks  
SHAWNEE, KS - Gerald E. Goodblood, age 86, died peacefully on Jan 17, 2015 in Shawnee, KS. Gerry was born Nov 26, 1928 in Portage, ME to Marshall Goodblood and Emily (Pinette) Goodblood. After serving in the US Air Force during the Korean War, Gerry graduated from Indiana Tech, and subsequently spent over 30 years as a highly-respected Aeronautical Engineer for the FAA. Gerry is survived by his wife of 49 years, JoAnna Goodblood; Children: Janet Jones and husband, Gareth, of Atlanta, GA, Michael Green of Chicago, IL, and Susan Green of Kansas City, MO; Grandchildren: Christina Cornier Mertz and Antonio Cornier of Chicago, IL; Siblings: Shirley Dancer of Wolcott, CT, Arthur Goodblood of Fairland, IN, Gail Goodblood of Woodland, ME, and Judy Huntley of Eagle Lake, ME. He was preceded in death by siblings Marion Michaud, Cleveland Goodblood, and Reginald Goodblood. Gerry loved spending time laughing with family and friends. He was an avid golfer, a pilot, and a flight instructor. He enjoyed carpentry and refurbishing antiques, especially clocks. Gerry loved traditional Country Western music, with Hank Williams and Hank Snow as favorites. A memorial service is scheduled for January 23 at 11:00 am at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1014 West 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Alzheimer's Association. The family would like to give special thanks to Amanda Nelson, Monica Holmes, and Juanita Hernandez for their loving care. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.CremationCenterKC.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 21, 2015
Green Sr., Samuel J. - Hudson  
HUDSON - The world lost an amazing man and heaven gained an angel January 17, 2015 when Samuel J. Green Sr., 82 died peacefully. He was born February 1, 1932 in Frankfort a son of Forest E and Elver E. (Lear) Green. Mr. Green proudly served with the US Army as a Staff Sargent and was a decorated combat veteran during the Korean War. He was employed for 39 years at James River Corp, Mill in Old Town. He was a loving father and grandfather and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by six children Joanne Green, Samuel Green Jr., Robert Green, Marcia Green, Daryl Green, and beloved daughter Melanie Johnston; sixteen grandchildren including two special grandsons Tyler Green and Anthony Johnston; seven great grandchildren, a sister Maxine Burgoin and a brother Lawrence Green; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by infant children Nancy and Richard, and three brothers Forest, Paul and Alfred Green and two sisters Dolly Heath and Marion Thomas. A Memorial service will be conducted 11 AM Saturday January 24, 2015 at Christ Church of Faith, 2274 Bennoch Road, Old Town. Spring burial with military honors will be conducted at Lawndale Cemetery, Old Town.
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 20, 2015
Hafford, Nolan K. - Caribou  
CARIBOU - Nolan K. Hafford, 56, was called home by his loving Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, January 16, 2015 at his Caribou residence. He was born October 11, 1958 in Fort Kent, the youngest son born to Mrs. Audrey Hafford. Nolan graduated from Caribou High School in 1976. After his graduation he worked for local contractors as an equipment operator. In 1979 he began his lifelong career in the water utility business, working for The Caribou Waterworks Corporation of Philadelphia at the Caribou Water Plant. He studied and passed the tests for certification as a Water Utility Operator attaining a Class 4 license, the highest classification from the State of Maine. He also attained a Class 4 Wastewater Treatment Operators certificate. In 1982 he transferred to the Millinocket Waterworks as Manager returning to Caribou in 1989 as Manager of the Water Division of the Caribou Utilities District, which had purchased Caribou Waterworks. Since 1998, Nolan has worked as the Senior Water Plant Operator in Caribou. Nolan was well respected in the water industry and served on the Education Committee of the Maine Water Utilities Association for several years. He also mentored many other employees in the water utility business over his many years of service. Nolan was an avid reader, loved the outdoors, and collecting coins and rocks. He loved watching programs on Alaska and one of his greatest dreams was going to Alaska to pan for gold. Mr. Hafford is survived by two sisters and brothers in law, Gloria A. Cushman and her husband Caldon of Caribou, and Carolyn Costello Hall and her husband Leslie of Windham, one brother Stanley Hafford of Presque Isle. Nieces and nephews, Dr. Joy M. Cushman and husband Dr. Michael Amey, Naomi Rustikov and husband Alexandr, Matthew Cushman and wife Crystal, Robert Costello and wife Michelle, John Costello and wife Tina, and Michael Costello. Three great nieces and six great nephews. Mr. Hafford was predeceased by his mother Audrey and a great nephew Carter Matthew Cushman. Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, Friday, January 23, 2015 from 12 noon until time of services which will be held at 2pm from the chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Troy Heald officiating. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Caribou. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mr. Hafford may do so through the charity of one's choice. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 20, 2015
Hand, Clayton A. "Bud" - Bangor  
BANGOR - Clayton A. "Bud" Hand, 82 of Bangor, ME, passed peacefully in his 236 Mt. Hope Ave residence after a short illness on Wednesday, 21 January 2015. His wife Eileen was by his side. Bud was born on February 8th, 1932 in Carmel, ME, the 2nd of 5 children born of Reid "Deacon"and Phyllis Major Hand. Bud graduated from Carmel High School in 1950 and joined the US Navy. In 1953 he graduated from the New London, Connecticut submarine school and was posted to Hawaii where he crewed on the Bugara as a sonar technician during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1954 and began his civilian career as a lineman for the New England Telephone Company. After nearly 25 years with "Ma Bell", he began contract work with a series of telecommunication companies, including ITT. In 1983 he earned a BSc. in telecommunications from Pacific Western University and began traveling worldwide as an engineering contractor. He loved Africa and often regaled his family and friends with native stories. Bud worked hard and played hard his entire life. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was as much a mentor as he was father and grandfather. Bud is predeceased by his first wife, Marjorie, sibling Alton, and daughter Dolores. He is survived by his newlywed wife Eileen, children Morgan and spouse Gail Hand and their son Matthew and his wife Amy of Crystal River, and Ocala, FL respectively; daughter Tracey and spouse Nicholas Borns and their son Nathaniel of Aberdeen, MD; and daughter Elana and spouse Neil Santerre of Fremont, NH. He is also survived by his brothers, Ralph, Robert, and Richard Hand. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 29th at Bragdon-Kelley funeral home, 215 Main St., Ellsworth, Me 04605. Online condolences may be submitted by visiting http://bragdonkelley.com/ and charitable donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Maine Cancer Foundation, http://mainecancer.org/ . Please indicate the following address in the notification card field: Mrs. Eileen Hand, 6 Forsyth Ct., Bluffton, S.C., 29910.
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 24, 2015
Hartson, Alfred Gerald "Jerry" - Mount Desert  
MOUNT DESERT - Alfred "Jerry" Gerald Hartson, 67, died January 19, 2015 . He was born June 25, 1947 in Syracuse, NY, the son of Robert C. and Harriet L. (Graham-Huey) Hartson. Jerry attended the University of Vermont and received his BA in Environmental Sciences. After he moved to Maine he worked in carpentry and later as a caretaker for private estates. He was a member of the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC. Jerry is survived by three sons: Peter M. Hartson and wife, Heather Carlisle of Trenton, Jesse R. Hartson and wife, Tara of Hancock and Luke P. Hartson of Boston; a brother Robert C. Hartson and wife Donna: Sister, Dorothy A. Hartson all of Meredith, NH: two grandchildren: Kaleb and Jacob; a nephew, Robert C. Hartson III and wife Amy: niece, Rebecca L. Hartson. Friends are invited to visit with the family, 4-6 pm, Friday, January 30, 2015 at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main Street, Mt. Desert. A Celebration of Jerry's life will be held 10am, Jan.31 at the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC, 1134 Main Street Mt. Desert with Rev. Victor Stanley officiating. Contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, P.O. Box 322, Ellsworth, 04605 or the Somesville Union Meeting House, UCC, PO Box 96, Mt. Desert, ME 04660. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 22, 2015
Hewes, Pollyanne - Bangor  
BANGOR - Pollyanne Hewes, 73, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving family and friends Saturday, January 17, 2015. Polly was born April 5, 1941 in Brewer, the daughter of Ferd C. and Rosalie P. (Hadley) Flagg. She attended Bangor schools, and later graduated from Beal College, class of 1987, as valedictorian, with a degree in accounting. After her graduation she was offered a job at Beal College in the accounting department, eventually working her way up to CFO, where she continued to work until the time of her death. Polly enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, knitting and crossword puzzles. Later in life she started traveling, and loved it. She was very actively involved in her grandchildren's lives, never missing a game, meet, or a practice. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Rod Chelberg for the loving care that he gave to Polly. She is survived by a daughter, Jill Ashe; 2 grandchildren, Cameron and Caitlin Ashe; a brother Douglas Flagg and wife Lorraine and their Adrian Flagg; a brother Kenny Flagg; special friends Allen and Diane Stehle; and was an honorary grandmother to their 3 children Marin, Sean, and Connor. In addition to her parents Pollyanne was predeceased by a son Jeff. A memorial service celebrating Polly's life will be held 10 a.m. Friday, January 23, 2015 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St. Bangor, with Dr. Rod Chelburg officiating. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com .
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 20, 2015
Holmes, Douglas S. (In Memoriam)  
In Loving Memory Of DOUGLAS S. HOLMES Jan 21, 1965 - Apr 25, 2010 On his 50th birthday. Sadly missed and never forgotten by Mom Connie, Dad Doug, step mom Susan, sisters Kellie and Jackie and special nephew Gabe.
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 21, 2015
Howard, Lydia Theresa (Herling) - Chicago, Castine And Hampden  
CHICAGO, CASTINE AND HAMPDEN - Lydia Theresa (Herling) Howard, 93, passed away January 20, 2015 after a period of declining health at a local nursing home. She was born December 2, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Adolph and Theresa (Mohr) Herling. Lydia grew up and was educated in Chicago, Illinois. It was there she met her future husband, Sanger W. Howard. In 1952 they moved to Castine, where Sanger was originally from, to raise their two children. Lydia enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafts, picnics on Ram Island and mackerel fishing in Penobscot Bay. She was employed by the U. S. Postal Department for over 20 years, retiring in 1981 as the Post Master of Castine, Maine. She is survived by a son, Raymond Howard, and his wife, Susan; a son-in-law, Roland Hutchins, Sr.; six grandchildren, Roland Hutchins, Jr., Katrina Norwood, Heidi Belle-Isle, Eric Hutchins, Brian Howard, and Amy Bois; ten great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two sisters; and a brother-in-law. She was predeceased by her husband, Sanger; her daughter, Charlann Hutchins; a brother, sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law. A graveside service will be held this summer in Castine. The family greatly appreciates the care given to Lydia by the nursing staff at Ross Manor and Beacon Hospice.
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 22, 2015
Ingraham, Sanford - Houlton  
HOULTON - Sanford Ingraham 76, passed away Jan. 21, 2015 at a local hospital. He was born Jan. 17, 1939 at Houlton, the son of Cecil and Kathleen (Cyr) Ingraham. Sanford graduated from Houlton High School, Class of 1956. He served in the US Army. He was a faithful employee of SL White Drug Store and Rite-Aid Pharmacy. Sanford is survived by his family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents. Graveside service will be announced in the spring. Gifts may be made in Sanford's memory to the charity of one's choice c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 23, 2015
Kimball, Elaine Marie - Old Town  
OLD TOWN - Elaine Marie Kimball, 48, peacefully went to rest with the Angels in Heaven January 17, 2015. She was born April 8, 1966 in Dover-Foxcroft, ME a daughter of Jacqueline Ann Trafton and Robert Kimball. Elaine was a loving, caring, and compassionate woman who loved her children dearly. She will be remembered for her artistic ability in pencil drawing, painting, and singing. She owned and operated Sunrise Daycare in China for many years. She enjoyed the beach and camp at China Lake, and playing cards and laughing with friends. She is survived by three children Holly Saberi of Hartland, Darney Adams of North Berwick, and Selaina Leigh of Washington; a granddaughter Leah; mother Jacqueline Trafton of Bangor, father Robert Kimball of Waterville, her Grammy Kimball, three sisters Becky Haynes of China, Denise McLain of Hermon, and Melissa Moran of Glenburn, brother Bobby Kimball of Waterville; several nieces, nephews, cousins. She is also survived by several special friends and caregivers. She was predeceased by her sister Linda Johnson. A memorial service will be conducted 11:30AM Sunday at the Birmingham Funeral home 438 Main St. Old Town Memorial contributions may be made in support of the family via www.gofundme.com/kdki54
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Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 20, 2015
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