Thursday, June 15, 2000
Mary Jane Harlow, caring person with 'sunny personality'
OWLS HEAD — Mary Jane Rebecca Harlow, a caring person and devout Jehovah's
Witness for 40 years, died June 8, 2000, in an automobile accident in Rockport.
She was 78.
Born in Rockland, a daughter of Ibrook and Lelia Spear Cross, she graduated
in 1942 from Rockland High School. She remained in the area her entire
A patriotic person at heart, she entered the WAC in the Army during
World War II. "She thought she could help," remembered her husband, John
Harlow, "So she joined up in the medical corps."
After the war, she married John Harlow and devoted her time to her
family. She and her husband were married for 55 years.
Mrs. Harlow had a "sunny personality" and a great sense of humor, her
family said. She was a loving and caring person and was often the one to
watch over ill family members. "If somebody was sick she'd look in on them
and try to help them," said her nephew, Richard Cross. "That's the kind
of person she was."
Mrs. Harlow was a longtime member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's
Witnesses in Rockland. A devout member of the church, she often listened
to the services over the phone when she could not attend them in person.
Mrs. Harlow loved reading the Bible and preaching its lessons whenever
"she could find anybody to listen," said her husband.
She also enjoyed cooking, played the organ, and crocheting. She liked
handcrafts and would often make stuffed animals for children in the family.
Surviving are her husband of 55 years, John Russell Harlow of Owls
Head; a son, John Harlow of Milton, Vt.; three grandchildren, Mildred Jean,
John Benjamin and Brian Russell, and three great-grandchildren.
There will be no visiting hours. Cremation was held. A burial service
will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home,
Priscilla J. Eaton, 68
SCARBOROUGH — In Wednesday's obituary for Mrs. Priscilla Eaton, the
name of two survivors were omitted. It should have stated that she was
survived by her husband of 45 years, Clifford L. Eaton, and her mother,
Mrs. Eva Storey, both of Scarborough.
This information was not provided to the newspaper.
Kimberly A. Cote, 33
EUSTIS — Kimberly A. Cote, 33, died June 13, 2000, at her home.
She was born in Portland, a daughter of Donald O. and Yvonne M. Pomerleau
Cote Sr., and attended schools in Stratton and Salem.
She was a homemaker and also worked at local businesses. Her interests
included crafts, woodworking, cooking, poetry, fishing and being outdoors.
She was the longtime friend of William O'Neil of Stratton.
A daughter, Rickie Lee, died previously.
Surviving are a daughter, Bobbie Jo O'Neil Cote of Eustis; her parents
of Eustis; four brothers, Donald R. and Kevin, both of Stratton, Robert
of Augusta and Gregory Cote of Standish; three sisters, Tina Ryan of Stratton,
Yvonne Cote of Strong and Kelly Cote of Farmington.
There will be no visitation. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at
Flagstaff Chapel with Pastor Michael Lynn officiating. Burial will be in
New Eustis Cemetery. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Home, Farmington.
Jean L. Odell, service
WILTON — A graveside service for Jean L. Odell of Wilton, who died
Dec. 22, 1999, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lakeview Cemetery. Arrangements
are by Hay and Peabody Funeral Home, Portland.
Rose E. Schaefer, 93
SACO — Rose E. Schaefer, 93, of North Street and formerly of Spring
Street in Westbrook died June 13, 2000, at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home.
She was born in Westbrook, a daughter of Archeleas and Josephine Charland
Fournier, and attended Westbrook schools.
Mrs. Schaefer moved to New York in the 1930s, and worked as a licensed
practical nurse in several hospitals. She returned to Westbrook in 1955.
She was a former communicant of St. Hyacinth's Catholic Church. Her
interests included gardening.
Her husband, Albert K. Schaefer, died in 1982.
Surviving are three nieces, Ruth Foss, Rita Doran and Carol Manning,
all of Biddeford.
There will be no visitation. A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m.
today in St. Hyacinth Cemetery, Westbrook. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral
Joyce A. Johnstone, 64
ALFRED — Joyce A. Johnstone, 64, died at the Newton Center in Sanford
on June 12, 2000.
Miss Johnstone was born here, a daughter of John E. and Ida M. Lockwood
Johnstone, attended local schools and lived here all her life. She worked
for several shoe shops and retired in 1999 from the Shoe Doctor.
Her hobbies included knitting, enjoying the outdoors and shopping.
Surviving are five sisters, Bertha Garland of Hollis, Lois Fluet and
Shirley Letourneau, both of Sanford, Nancy Hobbs and Ruby Johnstone, both
of Alfred; three brothers, Russell of Lovell, Earle of Springvale and Lucian
Johnstone of Alfred.
There will be no visiting hours. The funeral service will be private.
Arrangements are by Heald Funeral Home, Springvale.
Shawn D. Kienia, 33
SANFORD — Shawn D. Kienia, 33, of New Dam Road died unexpectedly June
14, 2000, at Goodall Hospital.
He was born in Derry, N.H., a son of Edward and Irene Barton Kienia.
Survivors include his mother of Sanford; four brothers, Walter B. and
William, both of Sanford, Douglas of Wells and Bradley of Rochester, N.H.;
and two sisters, Gayle Bice of Groton, Conn., and Lori Kienia of Saco.
A visiting hour will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at LaFrance-Lambert
Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., where a funeral will follow at 1 p.m. Burial
will be in Oakdale Cemetery.
Arthur W. Lachapelle, service
OLD ORCHARD BEACH — A memorial service for Arthur W. Lachapelle, who
died Jan. 28, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret's Church. The
Rev. Norm Carpentier will officiate.
Helen M. Brann, 79
VENICE, Fla. — Helen M. Brann, 79, formerly of North Windham, Maine,
died June 4, 2000, at Bon Secours Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born in Westfield, Maine, a daughter of Harrison and Eliza
Mrs. Brann lived in Venice for the past 15 years.
She was the friend of Bill and Helen Rickard of Florida.
Her husband, Wallace, died in 1991.
Surviving are a son, Rudy; her sister, Julia D. Young of Belfast, Maine;
a brother, Harrison Clark Jr. of Norway, Maine; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. July 16, 2000, at North Deering
Congregational Church, Portland, Maine.
Priscilla J. Eaton, 68
SCARBOROUGH — Priscilla J. Eaton, 68, died June 11, 2000, at the Maine
Medical Center in Portland.
A daughter of Lawrence and Eva Steeves Storey, she graduated from Scarborough
High School in 1949 as valedictorian. She played in the high school band
and received the DAR Good Citizenship Award. Mrs. Eaton remained a lifelong
resident of Scarborough.
She worked for several years at Union Mutual Life Insurance Co. before
her marriage to Clifford L. Eaton in 1954.
Mrs. Eaton worked on the family farm and grew vegetables and gladiolas
to sell at a roadside stand and the Portland Farmers Market.
She later worked at New England Telephone Co. for 15 years, retiring
She was a lifelong member and a past Most Excellent Chief of the Nonesuch
Temple of the Pythian Sisters in Scarborough, and the state Pythian Sisters.
She also was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, the Good Sam Club and
the Westbrook Memorial Legion Post Auxiliary, and a former member of the
Mrs. Eaton was an avid sportswoman. A bowler, she won the state candlepin
championship in 1976 and 1979. She took up golf in retirement. Her other
interests included gardening and traveling.
Surviving are her husband of 45 years, Clifford L. Eaton of Scarborough;
her mother, Mrs. Eva Storey of Scarborough; three daughters, Mrs. Warren
(Barbara) Wallace of Viera, Fla., Cynthia Eaton of Lakewood, Colo., Mrs.
Clint (Janice) Johnson of San Ramon, Calif.; two sons, Lawrence C. of Bowie,
Md., and James F. Eaton of Scarborough; two nieces whom she brought up,
Mrs. Philip (Tammy) Walter of Cape Elizabeth and Mrs. Keith (Maureen) Bradford
of Brewer; two sisters, Nancy M. Dacar of Westbrook and Sally L. Hartman
of Hampden; a brother, Calvin L. Storey of Scarborough, and nine grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Hobbs Funeral
Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland. Burial will be in Black Point Cemetery
Brenda Lee Riley-Ladd, 39
SANFORD — Brenda Lee Riley-Ladd, 39, died June 11, 2000, at her residence.
She was born in Norway, a daughter of Nelson E. Riley Sr. and Geraldine
R. Mank Riley-Cook. She had lived most of her life in Lowell, Mass., and
Belfast, then moved to Sanford in 1998.
Her best friend was Shirley Ryder.
Surviving are her mother, Geraldine Cook of Stockton Springs; two daughters,
Valerie J. Riley of Belfast and Frances M. Moulton of Sanford; two sons,
Jerome R. Moulton of Sanford and Joshua Moulton of Massachusetts; four
brothers, Nelson E. Jr. of Westbrook, Howard C. of Manchester, N.H., Bruce
E. of Stockton Springs and Richard I. Riley of Sanford; two sisters, Velma
R. Riley of Milford, Mass., and Pauline R. Riley of Bangor; and four grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Rackliffe
Funeral Home, 54 Church St., Belfast, with the Rev. Johnathan Hayes officiating.
Burial will be private.
Arlene M. Colello, 72
Arlene M. Colello, 72, of Sylvan Avenue died June 12, 2000, at her
home after a long illness.
She was born in Rumford, a daughter of Evelyn Crosby and Martin Hamner
Sr., and attended local schools.
Her hobbies included playing bingo and trips to the Special Olympics.
She liked to visit her twin sister in Dixfield.
Her husband, Frank J. Colello, died previously.
Surviving are four sons, Mauro L. of Limington, Frank H. of Buxton,
Martin of Westbrook and Donato Colello of Warren; three daughters, Michelina
Taylor and Concetta Ann Colello, both of Windham, and Evelyn Norris of
Tennessee; a twin sister, Marilyn Perry of Dixfield; 11 grandchildren and
Visiting hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Jones, Rich &
Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St. A funeral service will be held
at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in New Calvary
Carroll Kelsey Hunt, 64
WINDSOR — Carroll Kelsey Hunt, 64, formerly a resident of Cushing and
Spruce Head, died June 14, 2000, at an Augusta hospital after a long illness.
He was born in Cushing, a son of Howard Harrison and Isadore Weaver
Hunt, and was a 1953 graduate of Thomaston High School.
He started working for Central Maine Power Co. in 1968 and retired
as a first class lineman and field supervisor in 1991. He moved to Windsor
His hobbies included hunting, bowling with his Coachmen league and
Surviving are a son, Howard of Windsor; a brother, Harris Hunt of Camden,
and three grandchildren, Ashley, Samantha, and Brandon.
There will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held at
2 p.m. Friday at the Village Cemetery, Thomaston.
Beverly Moody Eaton, 70
WALDOBORO — Beverly Moody Eaton, 70, died June 13 at Miles Memorial
She was born in Springfield, Mass., a daughter of Irving and Doris
Moody Eaton. She grew up in Connecticut and attended Stratford High School
in Stratford, Conn. She received a B.A. degree at Bates College in Lewiston.
She graduated cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Miss Eaton worked for many years at Jordan Marsh in Boston as a buyer
and later for the Harvard Co-op in Cambridge until she retired in 1990.
She volunteered at Round Top Center for the Arts and at Miles Memorial
She was an avid reader.
Surviving are many cousins of the Percy Moody family.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hall Funeral
Home, 949 Main St. The Rev. David Bell will officiate.
Friday, June 16, 2000
Bessie Hay Hartling, minister, writer, poet, known for strong will
SCARBOROUGH — Bessie Hay Hartling, 99, formerly of 75 State Street
in Portland, died June 13, 2000, after a lengthy illness.
Born at Pope's Harbor, Nova Scotia, a daughter of Alfred D. and Emma
Bollong Hay, she attended schools in Nova Scotia and graduated from Provincial
College for Teachers. She also studied at Dalhousie University in Nova
She taught elementary school in several rural areas of Nova Scotia
before coming to this country.
Although she was a positive, cheerful person who was never long without
a smile, she also maintained a strong will that allowed her to persevere
throughout her life and overcome serious obstacles – including a congenital
hip problem that limited her ability to walk. "When she'd make her mind
up, that was the way it was going to be," said her niece, Elizabeth Henderson.
"She made the very most out of everything in her life."
In 1938, she married Thomas G. Hartling and moved to Easton, Mass.
After his death in 1942, she became a companion of and the caretaker for
her three elderly aunts.
A deeply religious, faithful person, she became involved with the Unity
Church of Truth while caring for her aunts. Encouraged by her aunts and
the church, her faith grew and she began studying in Lee's Summit, Mo.
She was ordained as a minister of Unity Church of Truth, at the age of
Mrs. Hartling was a member of the Portland Church, where she served
as pastor and interim pastor for a number of years. Later, she organized
Bible study classes for the residents at 75 State Street in Portland.
A member of several writer's groups, Mrs. Hartling was also very interested
in reading and writing poetry. "Her big thing was poetry," said her niece,
"She used to tell me she thought in rhyme."
According to her family, Mrs. Hartling's poems were included in several
collections of poetry and also published in Boston and Portland newspapers.
She was the author of an unpublished autobiography, her niece said.
A brother, Lloyd G. Hay of South Portland, died previously.
Surviving are two nieces, Elizabeth Hay Henderson of Cumberland and
Martha Hay of South Portland and Miami Shores.
A visiting hour will be held at noon Saturday at Hay and Peabody Funeral
Home, 749 Congress Street, Portland, where a funeral service will follow
at 1p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Shirley May Morisse Bunger, 67
Shirley May Morisse Bunger, 67, died June 14, 2000, at Maine Medical
She was born a daughter of Raymond A. and Amelia Johns Morisse, grew
up in Lincoln, Neb., attended public schools and the University of Nebraska.
Mrs. Bunger as a stenographer and executive secretary, working at various
times at State Securities Savings and Loan, the City of Lincoln Personnel
Office and the Montgomery County Maryland Liquor Control Commission. On
September 26, 1959 she married John D. Bunger formerly of Upland, Nebraska.
In subsequent years they moved numerous times in connection with his assignments
with the Veterans Administration. In addition to Lincoln, they spent time
in Washington, DC; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Togus, Maine; Milwaukee,
Wisconsin and Fort Harrison, Montana. Prior to retirement they were again
assigned to Togus, Maine where they lived until 1986 when they moved to
Rackliff Island. Shirley Bunger was a fine homemaker and enjoyed sewing,
needlework, photography and reading mystery novels. With her husband she
shared a deep interest in travel, antiques and musical entertainment. During
her later years she provided a home for and cared for her mother who preceded
her in death on November 5, 1999. She is survived by her husband John of
Spruce Head, and by one sister Lila and her husband Bernard Littler of
Hallsville, Missouri. Thirteen nephews and nieces, their husbands and wives,
and many grand-nephews and nieces are in the ranks of mourners throughout
the world. She will be greatly missed by all and by her many friends scattered
throughout the country. She had a deep love and concern for animals and
requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to the Humane
Society of Knox County, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME or to the church of
which she was a member, the Rockland Congregational Church, P.O. Box 554,
Rockland, ME 04841. A memorial service will be held at the Rockland Congregational
Church at 2:00 p.m. on Monday June 19, the Rev. Dr. D. Elizabeth Audette
Internment will be at a later date at Lincoln, Nebraska.
Rita C. Church, 78
Rita C. Church, 78, a resident of Kent Street, died June 15, 2000,
at her home.
She was born in Fairhaven, Mass., and attended schools there.
She was employed with the Songo Shoe Co. in Portland for more than
25 years. She owned and operated Rita's Costume Jewelry from 1960 until
1967 and worked for Sebago Moc Co. in Westbrook, retiring in 1982.
She lived in the Portland area for more than 50 years.
Her hobbies included gardening and caring for animals.
Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Charles K. Church of Portland;
a son, Ronald C. Church of Portland; and two granddaughters.
Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hay and Peabody
Funeral Home, 749 Congress St. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m.
Monday in Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Augusta.
Marie H. Rankin, service
A memorial service for Marie H. Rankin will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.
Monday at the Village Cafe in Portland.
Harold 'Ted' West, 72
SOUTH PORTLAND — Harold "Ted" West, 72, of Grand Street died June 15,
2000, at a Portland hospital after a brief illness.
He was born in Portland, a son of Richard C. and Gladys Millett West
Sr., attended Portland schools and graduated from Portland High School
On Feb. 25, 1948, he married Shirley Bryant in Portland.
Mr. West was employed with Table Talk Pie Co. for 40 years.
He liked music.
Surviving are his wife of South Portland; a daughter, Sandra West Butler
of South Portland; two sons, Harold T. Jr. of Gray and Lawrence L. Sr.
of South Portland; and three grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Conroy-Tully
South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, where a funeral service will be held
10 a.m. Monday. Burial will follow in Forest City Cemetery.
Everett L. 'Andy' Masterman, 91
WILTON — Everett Lane "Andy" Masterman, 91, died June 14, 2000, at
Parkview Hospital in Brunswick.
He was born in Weld, a son of Harry Lane and Leslie M. Parsons Masterman,
attended schools there and graduated from Wilton Academy in 1926.
Mr. Masterman worked for G.H. Bass and Sons for 50 years, retiring
in 1977 as purchasing agent.
Mr. Masterman was a 50-year member of the Wilton Masonic Lodge and
the Odd Fellows. He was a member of the Commandery, Kora Shrine Temple
and the Lions.
He was a charter member of the Wilton Historical Society and a longtime
member of the Wilton Volunteer Fire Department. He also was a member of
the Wilton Lake Country Club where he served as house chairman, a two-term
member of the Wilton School Board and a longtime member of the Wilton Recreation
He formed the first Cub Scout Pack in Wilton and received the Order
of the Arrow as a volunteer Scout leader.
He coached various youth athletic teams, including American Legion
Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Eva Sandstorm Masterman of Freeport;
two sons, Everett Lane Jr. of Tallahassee, Fla., and Leslie John of Newmarket,
N.H.; a daughter, Mrs. William (Janis) Masterman Bennett of Freeport; eight
grandchildren; a stepgrandchild, 13 great-grandchildren and a stepgreat-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Wilton Congregational
Church. Arrangements are by Lindquist Funeral Home, Yarmouth.
Donald T. Miller, 83
NAPLES, Fla. — Donald T. Miller, 83, died June 12, 2000. He had been
a resident of Naples since 1985.
Born in Rochester, N.Y., he spent his youth in Portland, Maine. He
attended Colgate University, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity,
and graduated in 1938.
Mr. Miller worked for the federal government overseas for many years
before beginning a long career with the Uniroyal Corp. He was sales manager
of the textile division there before retiring in 1985.
While in Naples, he was a member of the Alumni Association of Colgate
University and Phi Gamma Delta. His interests were playing bridge and world
Surviving are his sons, Bruce D. of Nantucket, Mass., and Donald T.
III of Norwich, Conn.; his brother, Philip D. of Golden Gate; and a grandson,
Charles O. of Portland, Ore.
A private service will be held later in Portland. Arrangements are
by Fuller Funeral Home, Naples.
Clair M. Hicks, 88
EASTPORT — Clair M. Hicks, 88, died June 14, 2000, at a Calais hospital.
He was born in Letete, New Brunswick, a son of William and Dora Hoyt
Hicks, attended high school in Eastport and graduated in 1931. He attended
General Motors Diesel Repair in Detroit.
He served in the Army during World War II from 1942 to 1946. He was
in India in 1944, where he received two battle stars.
Mr. Hicks was employed in diesel repair and was associated with the
fishing industry all of his life.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War and Knights of Pythias.
Surviving is a grandson, James Lingley.
Visiting hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Flagg Funeral
Home, 72 High St., where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery.
William Foreman, 63
NORTH BERWICK — William F. Foreman, 63, of Dyer Street died June 14,
2000, at Frisbie Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Logansport, Ind., a son of Leonard E. and Amelia M.
Rumell Foreman. He graduated in 1959 from Indiana University, where he
received a B.A. degree in business administration.
Mr. Foreman was a production manager in the automotive division of
Rockwell International. He retired in 1985 and moved to this area the same
He was an accomplished musician, his family said, playing trombone
in the American Legion Band in Logansport at the age of 14. He played in
dance bands in Indiana and continued to play after moving to Maine. He
played in several jazz bands in the New Hampshire area, including the Strafford
Wind Ensemble, the Seacoast Wind Ensemble, the Freese Brothers, East Bay
Jazz, Northeast Swing, the Little Swing Band and the Over 40 Jazz Band.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret Anne Gowdrey Foreman of North Berwick;
three sons, Jeffrey D. of Twelve Mile, Ind., William B. of Logansport,
Ind., and Matthew K. of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Stefani VanAken
of Tacoma, Wash.; a stepson, Mark M. VanAken of Goshen, Ind.; and three
Visiting hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at McIntire-McCooey
Funeral Home, 301 Main St., South Berwick. Burial will be in Hopedale (Mass.)
Robert J. Stiler, 79
KENNEBUNKPORT — Robert J. Stiler, 79, of Batson Creek Road died June
14, 2000, at Maine Medical Center.
He was born in Rochester, N.Y., a son of Joseph and Pauline Rupp Stiler,
attended schools there and graduated from the University of Tennessee with
a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.
He served in the Air Force from 1942 to 1945.
On Aug. 8, 1945, he married Mary Ida McDonald.
Mr. Stiler worked for General Dynamics in Rochester, N.Y., for 25 years,
retiring in 1982.
He moved to this area in 1990.
He was a tennis player.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years of Kennebunkport; three sons, Michael
of Monhegan, Marshall of Austin, Texas, and Jay of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two
daughters, Sue Chichelli of Rush, N.Y., and Julie Stiler-Cote of Kennebunkport;
a brother, Al of Rochester, N.Y.; two sisters, Martha Pfuntner and Marie
Watkins, both of Rochester, N.Y.; and 10 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 5 at the home of Julie Stiler-Cote
in Kennebunkport. Arrangements are by Alpha Cremation Service, Biddeford.
Walter 'Butch' Kirkwood, 35
TOPSHAM — Walter R. "Butch" Kirkwood, 35, of Forest Drive died June
13, 2000, at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick.
He was born in Manteca, Calif., a son of Walter W. and Ann Nunes Kirkwood,
where he graduated from Calla High School, and attended trade school in
In January 1994 he married Tracey Kerr in Crowley, Texas .
Mr. Kirkwood was employed as an auto mechanic by Sears at Cook's Corner,
Brunswick, and Lilly Transportation in Scarborough. He lived in the Dallas-Fort
Worth area before moving here in 1996.
His pastimes included fishing, working on cars and camping.
Surviving are his wife of Topsham; three daughters, Laura, Lisa and
Samantha; a son, Jonathan; his father and step-mother, Melissa Kirkwood
of Woolwich; his mother, Ann Hutchenson of Manteca, Calif.; a brother,
Steven of Skowhegan; two sisters, Patricia Gear of Brunswick and Venus
Larkin of Tacoma, Wash.; and grandparents, Al Nunes of Manteca and Robert
and Evie Kirkwood of Loveland, Colo.
Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Brackett Funeral
Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick, where a funeral service will be held at
11 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Ronald McLaughlin officiating. Burial will
be in Grover Cemetery, Woolwich.
Hope Walsh, 81
CHINA — Hope Rebeca Grindle Perry Walsh, 81, a longtime resident of
South China, died June 11, 2000, at Zephyr Haven Nursing Home, Zephyrhills,
She was born at South China, a daughter of Roy V. and Hazel Candage
Grindle, graduated from Erskine Academy in 1936 and attended Gates Business
School in Augusta.
Mrs. Walsh worked at Depositors Trust Co. in Augusta for many years.
She was an active member of the South China Community Church.
Her husband, Arthur Walsh, died in 1984. Surviving are a son, Peter
R. Perry Sr. of Townsend, Tenn.; a sister, Grace G. Freeman of Augusta;
seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
There will be no visiting hours. Burial will be held at a later date
in Chadwick Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are by Gray and Pratt Funeral Directors,