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Boone, Lois P. - Dixmont  
DIXMONT - Lois P. (Huntley) Boone, 96, was welcomed at Heaven's gates by her Savior on February 28, 2015, after an extended stay at Bangor Nursing and Rehab. Center. She was born June 9, 1918, in Machiasport, the daughter of Earl and Agnes (Ackley) Huntley. Lois grew up in the Holmes Bay area and graduated from Washington Academy in East Machias. After marrying Eldon John Boone on May 11, 1942, she became a devoted wife and mother of six children. As the wife of a Baptist minister, she and her husband served in pastorates in New Brunswick, Maine and Connecticut. They also served as missionaries in Alaska and at the Springfield Rescue Mission in Massachusetts. After retiring from the East Holden Community Church, Lois and Rev. Boone moved to Dixmont. Lois was active in the Women's Christian Temperance Union, volunteered at the Hospital Chaplaincy and did volunteer work at the Dixmont Town Office. She was always ready to bake treats for any occasion. Recently, Lois was awarded the Boston Post Cane recognizing her as the oldest citizen of Dixmont. Lois was predeceased by her parents, Earl and Agnes Huntley; her brothers, Eldred and infant brother Elwin; her husband, Rev. E. John Boone; her son, James Boone; and grandson, David Boone. She is survived by her daughters, Jane Sturk and her husband, Dale, and Marilyn Stevens and her husband, Leonard, all of Oakland; her sons, John Boone and his wife, Elsie, of Levant, Peter Boone and his wife, Joan, of Diboll, TX, and the Rev. Timothy Boone and his wife, Brenda, of Dixmont, with a special thank you for all the care they have given her. She was a special grandmother to Barry Sturk, Shawn, Scott and Corey Stevens, Kenneth, Russell "Rusty" Boone and Karen (Boone) Hendsbee and Thomas, Samuel, Carl Edward "Eddie" and Rebekah Sue Boone. Lois was also a great-grandmother to twelve great-grandchildren, and had numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the Bangor Nursing and Rehab. Center Staff and to Carol Reinfelds, who previously cared for Lois at her home. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2015, at East Dixmont Community Church, 34 Church Hill Road, Dixmont, with her son, the Rev. Timothy Boone officiating.
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Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 3, 2015
Bouchard, David Lee - Orland  
ORLAND - David Lee Bouchard, 61, of Orland, died peacefully at his home on Sat. Feb. 28, 2015. Born on Nov. 2, 1953 in Castine, ME, he was the son of Wilbrod Bouchard Jr. and Marian (Russell) Kelley. David graduated from Searsport High School in 1973. He joined the United States Navy after graduation and spent 4 years on the USS Schofield serving in the Vietnam War. He was awarded the sailor of the month for that ship in May 1974. He and Kelly French were married on Aug. 31, 1985 in Bangor, ME. David worked in the Bucksport Mill for nearly 37 years until its recent closing. He was a professional wood carver and donated the carving to the Town of Orland that hangs in the entry of the town office. He enjoyed hunting and was an avid bow hunter for nearly 47 years, taught bow hunting to the youth, was an International Bow hunter Education Instructor for 25 years, enjoyed fishing and handcrafting bows. David was proud that he caught the last legal Atlantic salmon in the sanctuary on Penobscot River. He, his wife and son had many enjoyable years at camp on William's Pond with family and friends. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Maine Bow Hunter's Assoc., the Professional Bow Hunter's Society, Pope & Young Antler Club, the National Bow Hunter Safety Instructors and a life member of the Buck Master's. He will be dearly missed by his devoted pets, Raven and Sophie. David is survived by his wife Kelly of 29 years of Orland, his son, Thomas Bouchard and his wife Hannah of Orrington, his mother, Marian Kelley of Edgewood, MD, a great uncle, Eugene Bouchard of Penobscot, 5 siblings, Joyce Rollins, Nancy Huckins, Dana Bouchard, Janet Faust and Richard Bouchard, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, mother-in-law, Evelyn French Bouchard, father-in-law, George French Jr., brother-in-law, George French III, and step father, Allan Kelley. Visiting hours will be held on Sat. March 7th from 4-6PM at the Orland Community Center, 21 School House Road, Orland, ME. A celebration of life will follow visitation at 6PM with Rev. Peter Remick officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport, ME. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 3, 2015
Brasslett, Raylan L. - Glenburn  
GLENBURN - Raylan L. Brasslett, 68, passed away suddenly at his home on his Father's birthday, February 28, 2015 after undergoing heart surgery on Feb. 11, 2015. He was born in Milo, Maine on May 7, 1946, the son of Legorie and Helen (Arnold) Brasslett. He grew up in Glenburn and graduated from East Corinth Academy in 1964. In 1965, he joined the Army National Guard and served 6 yrs, stationed in Fort Bliss and Fort Hood, Texas. Upon returning he went to work for Viner Shoe Co. as a quality-control inspector, and was then relocated to Presque Isle, ME where he worked for Aroostook Shoe from 1967-68. On August 26, 1967 he married his high school sweetheart, Ruthena Bean and they lived in Presque Isle. He then returned to Viner Shoe Co. for another few years. At this time, they settled on a lot on Pushaw Rd next to his parents. In the late 70's, he worked for American Felt Slipper in Brewer as Plant Manager with 300 employees. In 1980 he worked for Spot-Bilt as Factory Superintendent, at which time he spent 4 weeks in Taiwan overseeing sneaker production. In 1985 he went to work for Ansewn Shoe as Factory Superintendent until the factory closed in 1993. He then took a job with Penobscot Shoe as Plant Manager, where he traveled for couple of weeks a month to Brazil, where his wife was able to travel with him for two weeks enjoying the country. In 2003, he changed employment fields and got a job at Marden's as an Assistant Manager, shortly afterwards he was promoted to Manager until his retirement in 2011. He helped form the Pushaw Lake Snowmobile Club and was President for several years helping build the clubhouse in Hudson. He was a member of the Maine Snowmobile Assoc. and the Glenburn Recreation for several years, getting the baseball fields built at the Glenburn School. In 1975, he and his wife built their first home together. Along with their friends Malcolm and Norma Cushing of Glenburn, they built Homestead Estates in 1984. A 50-unit mobile home park in Glenburn which they owned for 28 years. In 1995, they took on another project and built a camp in Pembroke on Cobscook Bay. This was when Raylan bought a lobster boat and became a lobsterman, which he enjoyed tremendously along with his wife who was his helping hand. Over the years he and his wife danced at every opportunity. He participated in all kinds of sports; snowmobiling, ATVs, hunting, fishing, scuba diving, camping, motorcycling and working with his tractors. He enjoyed both an elk and caribou hunt with his best buddy, Keith Dunfee of Bradford. A highlight was when he won a Harley Davidson, Fatboy motorcycle. He loved his Harleys and biking with his wife and longtime friends, John and Joannie Killinger of Glenburn. He and his wife were able to travel on 2 cruises, and to Aruba annually for the last 9 years. This was Raylan's favorite spot and they were scheduled to leave on April 4th. He was a kind, considerate, passionate, hardworking man and loved by everybody. His family always came first and his grandchildren were all very special to him. His daily routine was going next door to have coffee with his mother. He is survived by his wife, Ruthena of 48 years; his mother Helen; 3 children, Kurt of Glenburn, Todd and Michelle of Glenburn and his daughter Rayette and husband Aaron Thompson of Gilbert, AZ; his brothers, Anthony of Glenburn and Gordon and Patty Clement of Glenburn; his grandchildren, Katrina (Brasslett) and husband Nate Newcomb and 2 great-granddaughters, Calli and Brooklyn of Kansas; Jagger and Cohen Thompson of AZ, and Devyn and Austin Brasslett of Glenburn; step grandchildren, Brianna Jones and her daughter Aria of OH, Ben and Morgan Beal and her daughter Aryanna of Glenburn; in-laws, Carlah and Wayne Bishop of Kenduskeag, Lester (Bud) Bean Jr, Rodney and Deanna Bean all of Bangor, Robert and Dotty Bean of Newport, Myrna and Adolph Martin of Turner, Joanna Galkowski of Rockland, and Verna and Peter Hussey of Winslow; his Uncle Earland and Janette Arnold of Charleston, Aunts Hilda Chase, Glenda Brackett and Marice Arnold of Bradford; several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father in 1980, his sister Judy Pierce on Sept 14, 2014; his in-laws Lester Bean on Aug 7, 2014 and Roberta Bean on Dec 25, 2014. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 2-4pm and 6-8pm, Wednesday March 4, 2015 at Brookings-Smith 133 Center St., Bangor where funeral services will be held 1:00pm Thursday March 5, 2015 with the Rev. Garnett Chute, Pastor, Hermon Baptist Church, officiating. The family invites all to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith 159 Center St., Bangor immediately following the service. Spring interment with Military Honors, is tentatively set for his birthday on May 7, 2015 at the Lakeview Cemetery, Glenburn. Those who wish to remember Raylan in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Sarah's House c/o EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402 or www.sarahshouseofmaine.org , in support of families going through cancer treatments. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com
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Published in BDN Maine from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3, 2015
Cannon, Alice Mae - Dover-Foxcroft And Presque Isle  
DOVER-FOXCROFT AND PRESQUE ISLE - Alice Mae Cannon, 85, passed away on March 2, 2015 at the Hibbard Nursing Home in Dover-Foxcroft. She was born on June 6, 1929 in Presque Isle, the daughter of Linus B. and Inez (Haines) Billings. Alice worked for over 25 years at New England Telephone Company as a telephone operator and was a member of the New England Telephone Pioneers. She attended the United Baptist Church of Dover-Foxcroft. She is survived by her sons; Stephen Cannon and his wife Sharon from Eastport, ME, Joseph Cannon, Jr. and his wife Janet from Hudson, ME, Peter Cannon and his wife Susan from Atkinson, ME, a daughter; Susan Robinson and her husband Francis from Dover-Foxcroft, ME, brother; Linas Billings and his wife Shirley from Eagle Lake, ME sisters; Avis Chapman from Caribou, ME and Alberta Viel from Mapleton,ME, a special friend, Frances Strout from Dover-Foxcroft, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Alice was predeceased by her husband Joseph C. Cannon, son James A. Cannon, and sisters; Dorothy Kinney, Shirley Rodgers and Betty Voisine. There will be a graveside service in the spring at Johnson Cemetery, Presque Isle. Donations may be made in her memory to Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One #2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Services in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 3, 2015
Charette, Verna M. (Santerre) - Millinocket  
MILLINOCKET - Verna M. (Santerre) Charette, 79, joined her husband, Leon "Guy" Charette, on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Millinocket Regional Hospital. She was born June 21, 1935 to Herbert and Louise Santerre. Verna grew up with 13 loving brothers and sisters. She was predeceased by brothers Wilfred "Freddie" Santerre, Clarence "Doc" Santerre, Delphis "Del" Santerre, and Richard Santerre. She lovingly leaves behind her two brothers, Ernest "Ernie" Santerre and wife Anne of Gilbert, Arizona and Herbert "Joe" Santerre and wife Patricia of Colchester, Connecticut. She leaves her six sisters, Dorothy "Dot" Raymond of Land of Lakes, Florida, Florence "Flossie" Picard of Millinocket, Irena Tapley of Millinocket, Rena Hughes and husband Al of Millinocket, Ernestine "Tine" Quackenbush and husband Harold of Millinocket, and Mary-Ann St. Peter and husband Harold of Millinocket Lake. She also leaves two sisters in law, Mary Santerre and Joan Santerre. Verna and Guy left Millinocket in 1965 to live in Waterbury, CT, where she lovingly raised their six children. She leaves her children, Dr. Arthur Charette and wife Evangeline of Sonoma, California, Marcella "Marcie" Kittle and husband Stephen of Cape Coral, FL, Peter Charette of New Britain, CT, Leon Charette and wife Lynn of Plainville, CT, Kevin Charette of Orlando, FL, and Kim Stavnezer and husband Louis of Millinocket. Verna leaves behind seven grandchildren who she loved dearly, Mathew Kittle of Tuscon, AR, Nicholas Kittle of Orlando, FL, Carly Charette of Plainville, CT, Camille Charette of Sonoma, CA, Claire Charette of Sonoma, CA, Louis Stavnezer of Millinocket, and Ryan Stavnezer of Millinocket. She was dearly loved by all her nieces and nephews, of which there were 145, as well as numerous great nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all. Verna was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She placed everyone's needs before her own. She was a devout Catholic and never deviated from her faith in God's perfect plan for her life. She faithfully prayed and served God and is now in God's loving embrace. A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, February 28, 2015 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church of Christ the Divine Mercy Parish, 19 Colby St., Millinocket. Gifts in memory of Verna may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, ME 04462. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.lamsonfh.com .
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Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 2, 2015
Currier, Patrick L. F. - Harmony  
HARMONY - Patrick L. F. Currier, 40, died February 23, 2015, at his home in Chester, CT. He was born November 17, 1974, in Bangor, Maine, the son of Patrick and Valerie (McKenzie) Currier. He graduated from Dexter High School class of 1993. After moving to CT, he worked for Aerocision, LLC in Chester, CT, as the EDM department supervisor for 16 years. He was a very positive person and loved people, especially his family; both his natural family in Maine and his "adopted" family in CT. He enjoyed 4-wheeling, hunting, fishing, and collecting antique tractors. He was also an avid Red Sox, Falcons, and Bruins fan. He is survived by his mother, Valerie McKenzie of Harmony; a sister, Brandi Currier of Brewer; a half-sister, Payge Currier of FL; maternal grandmother, Elaine McKenzie of Sangerville; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The family is comforted knowing that Pat is at home with his Lord and Savior. A memorial service will be held 4 PM, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the First Baptist Church in Harmony, with Pastor Henry Thibodeax officiating. Friends may call from 3 PM until the time of the service. There will be a gathering in the fellowship Hall following the service. A service in CT will be announced at a later date. Spring burial will be in the North Road Cemetery in Harmony. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to fund a scholarship to Fair Haven Camp may be left at any of the branches of the Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com .
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Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 4, 2015
Desjardin, Lily Lou - Baileyville  
BAILEYVILLE - Lily Lou Desjardin, 80, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, at her home with her family by her side. Lily was born in St. Croix, New Brunswick on June 15, 1934, daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Enman) Lounder. After attending school in St. Croix and McAdam, she moved to Toronto. Lily eventually returned home and moved to Fredericton where she worked for the Provincial Motor Vehicle Dept. while attending night classes. On August 26, 1962, she married Robert Desjardin and they made their home in Princeton. Upon the unexpected passing of her husband Robert, Lily moved to Baileyville in 1983. Lily was a member of the Princeton Rod & Gun Club, was an avid reader, and prior to her illness enjoyed fishing, hunting, horses, and playing cribbage on Friday nights with her friends at the rod and gun club. In addition to her parents, Lily was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1978; three sisters, Cora "Coie" Copley, Barbara Ford, and infant sister Alice Lounder; and a brother, Alan Lounder. Surviving are her daughter Judy McAlpine and husband David of Baileyville; two grandchildren whom she adored, Mylissa Welch and husband Daniel of Boothbay, and Kristofor McAlpine and wife Kristin of Hampden; five great-grandchildren, Alexis, Sydney, and Liam Welch, and Ryan and Jaxson McAlpine; a sister June Pine of Waite; brother-in-law Ernest Ford of Calgary, AB; dear friends Penny Braley of Princeton, Carmen Sigworth of Augusta, and Barry McAlpine of Baileyville; Christine Wormell of Augusta and her two children whom Lily called her "adopted grandchildren", Abby and Zachary Wormell; and many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to her caregivers who went above and beyond, Paula Dunne, Lisa Smith, Freda McIver, Chrissy Parker, Calais Home Health, Kristen Babbs and the staff at St. Croix Regional Family Health Care in Princeton. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Princeton Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com .
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Desjardin, Lily Lou - Baileyville  
BAILEYVILLE - Lily Lou Desjardin, 80, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at her home with her family by her side. Lily was born in St. Croix, New Brunswick on June 15, 1934, daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Enman) Lounder. After attending school in St. Croix and McAdam, she moved to Toronto. Lily eventually returned home and moved to Fredericton where she worked for the Provincial Motor Vehicle Dept. while attending night classes. On August 26, 1962, she married Robert Desjardin and they made their home in Princeton. Upon the unexpected passing of her husband Robert, Lily moved to Baileyville in 1983. Lily was a member of the Princeton Rod & Gun Club, was an avid reader, and prior to her illness enjoyed fishing, hunting, horses, and playing cribbage on Friday nights with her friends at the rod and gun club. In addition to her parents, Lily was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1978; three sisters, Cora "Coie" Copley, Barbara Ford, and infant sister Alice Lounder; and a brother, Alan Lounder. Surviving are her daughter Judy McApline and husband David of Baileyville; two grandchildren whom she adored, Mylissa Welch and husband Daniel of Boothbay, and Kristophor McAlpine and wife Kristin of Hampden; five great-grandchildren, Alexis, Sydney, and Liam Welch, and Ryan and Jaxson McApline; a sister June Pine of Waite; brother-in-law Ernest Ford of Calgary, AB; dear friends Penny Braley of Princeton, Carmen Sigworth of Augusta, and Barry McAlpine of Baileyville; Christine Wormell of Augusta and her two children whom Lily called her "adopted grandchildren", Abby and Zachary Wormell; and many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to her caregivers who went above and beyond, Paula Dunne, Lisa Smith, Freda McIver, Chrissy Parker, Calais Home Health, Kristen Babbs and the staff at St. Croix Regional Family Health Care in Princeton. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Princeton Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com
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Published in BDN Maine on Mar. 3, 2015
Drew, Dale L. - Oakfield  
OAKFIELD - Dale L. Drew 86 of Oakfield died peacefully Feb.27 2015 in Patten. He was born November 18th, 1928 in Oakfield, the son of Leo and Genevieve (Smart ) Drew. He is a veteran of the US Army being stationed in Germany on the Iron Curtain during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Maine Department of Transportation after 29 years. Dale was an avid hunter and fisherman and spent time as a youth at Chamberlain and Webster Lakes fishing with his grandfather. He is survived by two daughters Rebecca Drew of Westbrook and Pamela and her husband Kevin Nelson of Oakfield two grandchildren Kevin Paul and Courtney and her husband, David Goodwin and four great-grandchildren Kaden, Cota, Eli and Elijah several nieces nephews and cousins; special friend, Randy Rockwell. He was predeceased by his wife Rosemary (Crow) Drew. Friends may call 12 noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bowers Funeral Home Island Falls with a funeral service being held at 1 p.m. With the Rev. Sterling Lawrence officiating. Spring interment will be in the Oakfield Cemetery in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of one choice. For an online guest book and to leave condolences please visit www. bowersfuneral.com
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Published in BDN Maine from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3, 2015
Dugas, Helen Georgette (Lester) - Rockport  
ROCKPORT - Helen Georgette (Lester) Dugas passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Seaport Village Healthcare Center in Ellsworth, ME. She was born on August 12, 1935, a daughter of the late Albert and Jeanne G. Lester. Helen graduated from Wiscasset High School. Helen's joy in life was being a home-maker, baking, and raising four energetic sons. She loved spending time with her family. She was a find-a-word, cross-word, and puzzle enthusiast. Survivors include 3 sons- Jerry Dugas and wife, Susan of Surry, ME, Ken Dugas and wife, Dawn of Surry, ME, Michael Dugas and husband, Kevin Blanchard of Winston-Salem, NC; 2 sisters- Barbara Smith of Yarmouth, ME, Ruby V. Cole of Brunswick, ME; 5 grandchildren- Ashley Dugas and significant other Nate Butler of Surry, ME, Tyler Dugas and wife, Alyssa of Surry, ME, Brieana Dugas and significant other Buddy Morel of Milford, NH, Tiffany Benner of Ellsworth, ME; Jared Benner and wife, Courtney of Surry, ME; several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence "Duke" R. Dugas; parents, Albert and Jeanne G. Lester; her son, Mark Dugas; her brother, Albert Lester; her sister, Jeannie Anderson. A celebration of life ceremony will be scheduled in the future. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Helen Dugas: Alzheimer's Association 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601 (or via http://www.alz.org ). Arrangements were made by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home in Ellsworth, ME.
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