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Sunday, August 13, 2000
 
Everett L. Brown, 82 
SPRING HILL, Fla. — Everett L. Brown, 82, formerly of East Elmhurst, N.Y., died Aug. 11, 2000, in Spring Hill.
He was born in Auburn, a son of Clyde Brown and Nora Carrigan, and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1936.
He had been a resident of Florida since 1994. 
Mr. Brown was a Marine Corps veteran, serving four years during World War II as a technical sergeant.
He later studied voice at the Boston School of Music and performed in several operas at Brooklyn, N.Y., Academy of Music.
He was employed at Francis I. Dupont and Co. Brokerage Firm on Wall Street as a mail supervisor and clerk of the Commodity Exchange from 1952 to 1968. He retired from the law firm of Webster and Sheffield of New York as a mail clerk.
He enjoyed swimming.
His twin brother, Earl, died previously.
There are no immediate survivors.
Visiting hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dillingham and Son Memorial Chapel, 62 Spring St. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Mt. Hope Cemetery. 

Rosella B. Carrier, 84 
SOUTH PORTLAND — Rosella B. Carrier, 84, of Anthoine Street died Aug. 8, 2000, at a local health care facility after a long illness. 
Born in Fitchburg, Mass., she was a daughter of Charles E. and Sylvia Downes Bosworth, and attended schools there. She graduated from Chandler Business College. 
Before moving to Maine, she was a longtime resident of Marblehead, Mass.
Mrs. Carrier was a past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star in Marblehead and was a member of Old North Church of Marblehead. 
While living in Maine she attended First Congregational Church of South Portland. 
Her husband, Thomas Carrier, died in 1978. 
Surviving are two sons, Edward of Cape Elizabeth and Richard of Hampton, Conn.; and four grandchildren, Heidi, James, Karen and Thomas Carrier. 
There are no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 23 in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Mass. Arrangements are by Hobbs Funeral Home.

Agnes C. Connolly, 88 
Agnes C. Connolly, 88, formerly of Neal Street died Aug. 10, 2000, at a local nursing home. 
She was born here, a daughter of Michael J. and Sarah Kelley Connolly, attended local schools and graduated from Cathedral High School.
Miss Connolly worked as a secretary for the general manager of New England Telephone Co., retiring in 1977.
She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, Jasper N. Keller Chapter. 
For many years, she was a communicant of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. She became a communicant of St. Dominic's after moving to Neal Street. 
She was cared for by her cousins, John P. O'Brien of Portland and Jeanine M. O'Brien of Scarborough.
There are no immediate survivors.
Visiting hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Conroy-Tully Funeral Home, 172 State St. Prayers will be recited at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home followed by a 9 a.m. funeral Mass at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

Malcolm W. Eckel, 87 
KENNEBUNK — The Very Rev. Malcolm W. Eckel, 87, of Larboard Lane died Aug. 11, 2000, at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford after a brief illness. 
He was born in East Orange, N.J., a son of Fred and Edith Eckel, and graduated in 1938 from Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y. He received a doctorate of divinity degree in 1941 from Virginia Theological Seminary and a British literature degree in 1950 from St. Catherine's College, Oxford, England. 
He was an accountant and auditor with the National Commercial Bank and Trust Co. in Albany, N.Y., from 1933 to 1937 and was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church and a priest in 1941 at All Saints Cathedral in Albany.
He first served at Church of Our Savior in Lebanon Springs, N.Y., from 1941 to 1943, when he joined the Naval Reserve, serving as chaplain in the Pacific Theater during World War II. After his discharge in 1946, he returned to his position as assistant headmaster and chaplain at the Darrow School in New Lebanon, N.Y. 
He was chaplain at Lady Margaret Hall at Oxford University, then became rector of Bethesda Church in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He later became rector of St. Stephen's Church in Pittsfield, Mass., then dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Springfield, Mass., from 1968 to 1991, when he became dean emeritus. 
Dean Eckel served as president for several organizations, including the Pittsfield area Council of Churches and Board of Examining Chaplains and Commission on the Ministry. He was a member of the board of directors for the Springfield area Council of Churches, the Massachusetts Council of Churches and the United Fund. 
He was a deputy to the General Convention of the Episcopal church and chairman of the National Committee on the Structure of the Church. He represented the Diocese of Western Massachusetts to the Anglican Church in Niagara, N.Y. 
He served with many other organizations in Massachusetts, including the Area Board of the Massachusetts Mental Health Department, and was chairman of the Research Committee for Mental Health and Retardation. He was also incorporator for the Springfield Day Nursery, Our Lady of Providence Children's Center, Springfield Hospital.
He was an international lecturer and preacher in Great Britain, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and was listed in the "Who's Who in Religion in America," "Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans," "Dictionary of International Biography" and "Men of Achievement," published in England. 
He authored "The Ethics of Decision Making in Business Situations," and published articles and lectures. 
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Mary Constance Winchester Eckel of Kennebunk; four sons, Malcolm David of Brookline, Mass., Douglas Winchester of Blacksburg, Va., Mark Eugene of LaJolla, Calif., and Matthew Edward of Boyds, Md.; a daughter, Mary Edith LaRochelle of Nantucket, Mass.; and six grandchildren. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at St. David's Church, Route 1, with the Rev. Daniel Riggall officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery. Arrangements are by Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St. 

Hildreth Shaw Frost, 82 
BURLINGTON, Mass. — Hildreth Shaw Frost, 82, formerly of Norway and South Paris, Maine, and Wellesley died July 19, 2000, at Lahey Clinic.
Born in Keene, N.H., she graduated from Norway High School in 1936. She moved to Boston, where she attended Bryant and Stratton and became one of the first medical records librarians at the Brooks Hospital in Brookline.
Mrs. Frost was on the editorial staff of The Waltham News-Tribune for 16 years and a part-time reporter for The Wellesley Townsman, both in Massachusetts. Her features appeared in several other New England newspapers and magazines. She authored pamphlets for the Unitarian-Universalist Association headquartered in Boston and was employed as alumni editor at Babson College in Wellesley prior to her reporting career.
She also wrote and published children's stories.
She was a member of the National League of American Pen Women, Women in Communications, The Newspaper Guild of Greater Boston, the Manuscript Club of Boston and the Writers' Group until her illness. 
She and her family spent many summers as staff members at the Star Island Conference Center on the Isles of Shoals, off the New Hampshire coast. Her other interests included sewing.
Her husband of 55 years, Robert Vernon Frost, died previously and a son, Dana Stanley Frost, died in 1965. 
Surviving are a son, Robert H. Frost of Portsmouth, N.H.; a daughter, Sara Frost Schoman of Lexington; a sister, Vesta Shaw Waldron of South Windsor, Conn.; and four grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Norway Pine Grove Cemetery, South Paris, Maine. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Unitarian Society of Wellesley Hills, Wellesley.

Alpheus H. Hibbard Sr., 65 
BRIDGTON — Alpheus H. Hibbard Sr., 65, of Cross Street died Aug. 9, 2000, at his home.
He was born here, a son of Clarence and Priscilla Hobbs Hibbard, attended Fryeburg and Bridgton schools and graduated from Bridgton High School.
Mr. Hibbard was a self-employed carpenter and plumber.
He enjoyed going to the town beach to watch sunsets.
Surviving are three sons Alpheus H. Jr. and Michael, both of Poland, and Mark of Lewiston; a daughter, Julie Shane of Poland; a brother, John of Augusta; a sister, Charlotte Wentworth of Bridgton; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Ingalls Hill Cemetery, West Bridgton, with the Rev. Richard Male officiating. Arrangements are by Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg.

Lottie J. Wotton Hutchinson, 89 
Monticello — Lottie J. Wotton Hutchinson, 89, died August 11, 2000, at a Houlton health care facility after a long period of failing health. 
She was born here, a daughter of George W. and Laura Miller Wotton. 
Surviving are her husband of 72 years, Charles H. Hutchinson of Houlton; two sons, Carl C. of Monticello and Jerry R. of Houlton; a sister, Marjorie Bulley of Littleton; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A grave side service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Jewell Cemetery with the Rev. Alan Wright officiating. 

Kathryn M. lovine, 93 
Kathryn M. lovine, 93, formerly of Allen Avenue died Aug. 11, 2000, at Brentwood Nursing Center in Yarmouth following a lengthy illness. 
She was born in Williamsport, Pa., a daughter of Thomas C. and Margaret A. Keating Hartman, and attended schools there. 
She was employed by Magee Mill in Pennsylvania for several years before she came to Portland with her husband 1936. 
Her interests included gardening and cooking. 
Her husband, Alfred D. lovine, died in 1986. 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Frank (Winifred) Woodbury of Cumberland; a granddaughter, Debra L. Belliveau of Portland, and a great-grandson. 
Visiting hours will be 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at Hay and Peabody Funeral Home, 749 Congress St., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Mark Rustin officiating. Burial will follow in Brooklawn Memorial Park. 

Verna P. Beattie McGoey, 58 
BUXTON — Verna Pauline Beattie McGoey, 58, died Aug. 11, 2000, at her home after a long illness with cancer. 
She was born in Houlton, a daughter of Lawrence B. and Cecilia Gagnon Beattie, and attended elementary school in Patten. In 1955, she moved to Portland, where she graduated from Saint Dominic's Grammar School and, in 1960, Cathedral High School. She moved to Minneapolis and graduated from McConnell Airline School.
In 1961 she was hired by Central Airlines in Fort Worth, Texas, as an airline stewardess. She worked for Central Airlines for three years and met her husband, Henry G. McGoey, a pilot. They were married Oct. 12, 1963. 
After resigning from Central Airlines, she graduated from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Mo., with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She taught second and third grade at Howard Wilson Elementary School in Leavenworth, Kansas, from 1971 to 1974. 
She returned to Dallas with her husband in 1976 and in 1979, she and her husband retired and settled in Rockport, Texas.
In 1994, she was diagnosed with cancer and returned to Portland and was treated at Mercy Hospital. She lived in Buxton for three years. 
Surviving are her husband of Buxton; three stepchildren, Patrick S. McGoey of Cameron Park, Calif., Kathleen Ann Elsten of Draper, Utah, and Karen L. Noel of Salt Lake City; three brothers, Lawrence Beattie and David Beattie, both of Portland, and Paul Beattie of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and three sisters, Marie O'Meara of Minneapolis, Lorraine Beattie of Portland and Joan Keene of Brunswick.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Elmer A. Skillings Jr., 69 
HOLLIS — A graveside service for Elmer A. Skillings Jr., 69, who died Aug. 10, 2000, will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Dow's Corner Cemetery.

Billie A. Smith, 77 
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — Billie A. Smith, 77, formerly of Orville Street died Aug. 8, 2000, at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs after a long illness.
She was born in Biddeford, Maine, a daughter of John Gilpatrick and Harriet Whitney Smith, and graduated from Kennebunk (Maine) High School in 1941. 
She was a veteran of the Marine Corps during World War II. 
After leaving the Marines, she attended Berkshire Christian College, from which she transferred to Prairie Bible College in Three Hills, Alberta, Canada. While at Prairie, she was appointed to the college staff. 
For many years, she was employed by the Glens Falls Insurance Co. and then Continental Insurance Co. 
She ministered to children in Bible clubs, Sunday school and junior church. 
Surviving are a sister, Frances Street of Oakland, Calif.; and four brothers, Donald Smith and Royal Smith, both of Kennebunk, Freeland Smith of Kennebunkport, Maine, and James Smith of Woodburn, Ore.
There are no visiting hours. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Greenwood Cemetery, Biddeford. Arrangements are by Carleton Funeral Home Inc., Hudson Falls.

George Harry Steelman, 65 
DULUTH, Ga. — George Harry Steelman, 65, died Aug. 11, 2000. 
He was a native of Camden, N.J. 
He co-owned and operated County Line Marine in Jupiter, Fla., was a data processing manager for OKI Telecom for 17 years and most recently was account support engineer for Hewlett-Packard. 
He was an outdoorsman. 
Surviving are his wife, Paula Steelman of Duluth; four sons, Ross Steelman of Duluth and Adam Knierim of New Orleans, Bill Mitchell of New Jersey and Steve Mitchell of Long Island, N.J.; and a sister, Maggie S. Stanfield of Ft. White, Fla.
Visiting hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wiscasset, Maine. 

Tuesday, November 7, 2000
 
Mark J. Sarapas, musician; known for his generosity 
SOUTH PORTLAND — Mark J. Sarapas of Bonnybank Terrace, a musician remembered for his generosity, died unexpectedly Nov. 5, 2000, at the Brothers of Notre Dame Monastery in Alfred. He was 49. 
Born in Worcester, Mass., a son of Richard and Anne Marrone Sarapas, he graduated from Worcester Academy and attended Hofstra University on Long Island, N.Y.
He enjoyed music at an early age, and learned to play the piano before teaching himself the guitar. He later began writing and performing folk music. 
"Hearing his music now is still moving to me and I know it is to a lot of other people," said his younger brother, Andrew Sarapas of Yarmouth, who grew up listening to his songs.
After college, Mr. Sarapas moved to the Portland area, where he performed. His songs, often "folk with a rock edge," touched many people, his family said. "He threw his whole heart and soul into it every time he played . . . and people were moved by it," said his wife, Judy Sarapas. 
Mr. Sarapas wrote and performed about eight of his own songs. One of these, "Island Song," was written in the 1970s to make people aware of the development of Peaks Island. "It's still a good song now," his brother said. 
Although he enjoyed music, Mr. Sarapas wasn't a career musician. He worked in the real estate title industry full time, having learned the real estate title business from his father. He left the business in 1991 after losing his eyesight. 
Mr. Sarapas worked for several local restaurants, including F. Parker Reidy's and Smith Farm. He and his wife took over the food service department at the Maine Department of Human Services in Portland in 1992 and established the Shadow Cafe, which he operated until his death.
Mr. Sarapas returned to his music "in a soul-searching kind of way" after he became blind, his brother said. He received computer training at the Maine Center for the Blind, and used these skills for his business and to create his own recording label, Shadow Productions. In 1999, he released a CD called "Don't Try this at Home."
Mr. Sarapas returned to the stage in recent years, appearing at the Yarmouth Clam Festival, American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, and Serenity House benefit dances. In 1999, he performed at the American Council for the Blind Nation Conference in Los Angeles, where he performed "See with My Heart," a song he composed after losing his sight. 
A patient and caring man known for his generosity, Mr. Sarapas donated time, energy and money to people in need. He gave money to Maine Handicapped Skiing, donated food to the Oxford Street Shelter, and helped local young people work through their problems, his family said. He also volunteered and helped raised funds for the Special Olympics, and donated half of the money from his CD to the organization.
Mr. Sarapas served on the board of directors of the MCVB and was past president of the Business Enterprise Program of Randolph Sheppard Vendors.
Surviving are his parents of Cumberland; his wife of 19 years, Judy Jackson Sarapas of South Portland; three sons, Matthew J. of Bayonne, N.J., Scott S. and Jonathan J., both of South Portland; two brothers, Andrew R. of Yarmouth and Paul F. of Malden, Mass.; two sisters, Mrs. David (Maria L.) Pyman of Cheshire, Conn., and Mrs. Dale (Joanna S. ) Landsman of Cumberland. 
Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Conroy-Tully South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Cross Church, South Portland, with the Rev. John Feeney officiating. A reception will follow at the parish hall of St. John the Evangelist, South Portland. Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland. 

Phyllis F. Baker, 90 
CARIBOU— Phyllis F. Baker, 90, died Nov. 3, 2000, at her daughter's residence.
She was born in Woodland, a daughter of Arthur and Lucinda Hafford Ginn. 
Mrs. Baker worked at Frame Jewelry, Sears, Doctor's Pharmacy and Richie's Pharmacy.
She was a member of the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church, and the Caribou Extension.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Reginald (Arlene) Ward of Woodland; a sister, Mrs. Leon (Ruth) Goodwin of Massachusetts; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. 
Services were held previously. Arrangements are by Lancaster Morgan Funeral Home, Caribou.

Sister Lucille Beauchesne, 88 
BIDDEFORD — Sister Lucille Beauchesne, 88, died Nov. 5, 2000, at a local hospital.
She was born in Lawrence, Mass., a daughter of Desiree Beauchesne and Josephine Chamard, and attended Mount Carmel School in Methuen, Mass.
Ms. Beauchesne entered the order of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec, and became Sister Aimee de Marie. She taught at St. Anne's Home, St. Anne's School in Lawrence, Mass., and at Mount Carmel School in Methuen, Mass., for more than 40 years.
She joined the community at St. Joseph Convent infirmary.
Surviving are two brothers, Henry of Methuen, Mass., and Raymond of New Hampshire. 
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Bay View Convent, Saco. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, Elm Street. 

M. Janice Burt, 63 
FALMOUTH — M. Janice Burt, 63, of Brook Road died Nov. 6, 2000, in a local hospital following a long illness.
She was born in Portland, a daughter of Charles H. and Ida M. Bruns Turner.
She was a member of Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland.
Her son, Timothy S. Burt, died in 1985.
Surviving are her husband of 42 years, Robert E. Burt of Falmouth; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Linda) Cunningham of Manalapan, N.J.; and two grandsons, Timothy M. and John R. Cunningham.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Meloon Chapel at Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements are by Jones, Rich and Hutchins Funeral Home, Portland.

Doreen Morin Ancker Curtis, 52 
HAMPTON, N.H. — Doreen Morin Ancker Curtis, 52, of Reddington Landing died Nov. 5, 2000, at Exeter Hospital.
She was born in Sanford, Maine, a daughter of Jean P. M. and Alma L. Thibodeau Morin, and graduated from Sanford schools in 1966.
Mrs. Curtis moved to Bethel, Maine, in 1975. She lived in this area since the early 1980s.
She was a hairdresser at A Cut Above hair salon in Seabrook before operating her own salon, Family Hair Care in North Hampton, from 1984 until 1994.
She was the companion of Terrence Gordon of Hampton.
Surviving are her parents of Sanford; a daughter, Marcia L. Ancker of Chicago; a brother, Stephen Morin of Sanford; and two sisters, Paula Morin of Wells, Maine, and Patricia Tims of Winston-Salem, N.C.
There will be no visitation. Services will be private and held at the family's convenience. Arrangements are by Remick and Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, Hampton.

Mary H. Gerrish, 94 
SANFORD — Mary H. Gerrish, 94, of Gerrish Drive died Nov. 6, 2000, at York Hospital.
She was born here, a daughter of Albert and Edna Day Outerbridge, and attended Sanford schools.
In 1926 she married Noah Linwood Gerrish.
A stay-at-home mother, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, and tending to her flower garden.
She was a member of the Bauneg Beg Grange, and the Bible Speaks Church of South Berwick.
Surviving are a son, Robert L. Gerrish of Sanford; four sisters, Edna Brown of Lebanon, Pearl Cimino of Sanford, Betty Treadwell of Idaho, and Doris Granier of Arizona; and three stepgrandchildren.
Visiting hours will be be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Heald Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford, with the Rev. Wayne Goldworthy officiating. 

Angele B. N. Johnston, 90 
CAMDEN — Angele Barbe Nihoul Johnston, 90, died Nov. 4, 2000, at Cedars Nursing Center in Portland after a brief illness.
She was born in Grace Berleur, Belgium, a daughter of Felix and Josephine Genon Nihoul.
She worked as a nurse during World War II with both the Belgian Red Cross and the American Red Cross. She worked with refugees after liberation of the German concentration camp at Bergen/Belsen and at a Russian prisoner of war camp in Germany. She spoke six languages.
On June 28, 1947, she married Byron Frank Johnston in Liege, Belgium, and moved to the United States in 1949. She was a Red Cross Gray Lady volunteer for 20 years.
Mrs. Johnston worked for senior citizens' groups and was a director of a center in Delaware. She was also a social worker at the former Camden Nursing Home.
She taught herself English, becoming a citizen in Houlton in 1951.
In 1974 she and her husband moved here. She was a member of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church, a supporter of the Lady Chapel, a past president of the Episcopal Church Women and was active with the church fair. 
She and her husband wintered in Florida, where she volunteered at a prison.
At 80, she fulfilled a lifelong dream of riding in a hot-air balloon.
She was a member of the Beach Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Lincolnville. 
Her husband of nearly 53 years died May 26, 2000.
Surviving are three daughters, Lillian Venesoen of London, Ontario, Claudia Kangister of Fredericksburg, Va., and Mrs. David (Iola) Cook of Camden; a son, Loren Johnston of Scarborough, with whom she recently lived; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. 
There will be no visiting hours. A burial office and Holy Eucharist will be said at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Chestnut Street, Camden, with the Rev. Michael G. Rowe officiating, Prayers will be offered at noon at Father Leonard LeClair Memorial Chapel, Augusta, with burial following in Maine Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements are by Laite and Pratt Funeral Home, Camden.

Janet A. O'Connell, 76 
Janet A. O'Connell, 76, of Phipps Road died Nov. 6, 2000, at her home.
She was born in East Orange, N.J., a daughter of Thomas F. and Alma M. Mulford Merritt, and was a 1942 graduate of Cranford High School.
During World War II, she worked in the planning department at Eastern Air Craft. She attended USO dances at Camp Kilmer and celebrated V-J Day in Times Square.
In 1945, she married Clarence S. Cressey and moved to Portland.
Mrs. O'Connell was employed with the New England Telephone Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1986. She later worked for the Maine Turnpike Authority, where she was employed at the time of her death.
She was a member of St. Patrick's Women's Club, the Y.M.C.A., the American Association of Retired Persons, Highland Lake Congregational Church and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Surviving are a son, Dean M. Cressey of Falmouth; three daughters, Gail E. Cressey-Cooper and Mrs. Michael (Randi C.) Burnell, both of Windham, and Kathleen D. O'Connell Dimillo of Portland; two sisters, Wetona Carter of Piscataway, N.J., and Gwen Clickenger of Springfield, N.J.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Jones, Rich and Hutchins Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., where a funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Birger Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow in Brooklawn Memorial Park.

Gilman W. Page Sr., 88 
FRENCHVILLE— Gilman W. Page Sr., 88, died Nov. 4, 2000, after a brief illness.
He was born in Malden, Mass., a son of Gilman W. and Florence Durgin Page Sr. 
Mr. Page was an organizer for the Frenchville Fire Department, and was assistant fire chief and deputy sheriff. He retired from Fraser Paper Ltd. as a turbine engineer. 
A Madawaska High School Parent Teacher Association president, he was director of Low Income Housing, a member of St. John Valley Association for Retarded Children and Birch Point Golf Club, a volunteer for Aroostook Regional Task Force and Atlantic Salmon Association and president of Madawaska Senior Bowlers. He was also a Boy Scout and in the 4H Club.
Surviving are four sons, Alan F. of South Portland, Gilman W. Jr., of Anson, Stephen S. of Frenchville and David H. of Madawaska; two daughters, Judith A. Snow of Castle Rock, Colo., and Mrs. Joseph (Barbara) O'Connor of Sterling, Mass.; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. 
Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Michaud Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luce Catholic Church.

Glendon Roberts, 89 
PORT ORANGE, Fla. — Glendon Roberts, 89, a longtime resident of Fishers Lane in Cape Porpoise, Maine, died Oct. 31, 2000, at his home on Normandy Boulevard.
He was born in Sanford, Maine, a son of Murray and Alberta Roberts. 
Mr. Roberts was a lobsterman in Cape Porpoise and worked as a painter for Reid's Boat Yard and Hendrick Construction. 
He moved to Port Orange in 1990. 
His wife, Mildred Estey Roberts, died in 1973. 
Surviving are a son, Warren M. Roberts of Port Orange; a daughter, Ruth Ann Luis of Middletown, N.Y.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Memory Gardens and Funeral Home, 1425 Bellevue Ave., Daytona Beach.

Amy Robinson, 37 
Amy Robinson, 37, of West Street, formerly of Kennebunk, died Nov. 4, 2000, at her parents' home in Biddeford after a lifelong illness.
She was born in Newport, R.I., a daughter of the Rev. E. Lamar and Elaine McNamara Robinson. She graduated from Kennebunk High School in 1981 and graduated from Emmanuel College with a degree in English literature. She received a master's degree in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School.
Ms. Robinson was active at the Portland Museum of Art, where she was a docent and enjoyed introducing young children to art. As a part of her volunteer efforts at the museum, she completed research and wrote for the Art To Go program and teacher packets.
Her interests included literature, music, art, theater, philosophy, theology and sports. She was known among her many friends for her deep faith, sense of humor and courageous and optimistic perspective on life, her family said.
Ms. Robinson was a lifelong member of Christ Church in Kennebunk and enjoyed her participation in a book group here.
Survivors include her parents of Biddeford; two brothers, Kirk Robinson of LaCrosse, Wis., and Matthew Robinson of Gray; her paternal grandmother, Alice K. Robinson and her aunt, Rosemary Brown, both of Hamlet, N.C.; and her nephew, Daniel Robinson.
A celebration of Ms. Robinson's life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Church, Dane Street, Kennebunk, with the Rev. Stephen Hastings and the Rev. Gordon Miller officiating.
Arrangements are by Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk.

Real E. Roy, 80 
BIDDEFORD — Real E. Roy, 80, of Memorial Drive died Nov. 5, 2000, after a long illness. 
He was born here, a son of Raymond and Rose Anna Pinette Roy, and attended Biddeford schools.
He served in the Army during World War II.
On Feb. 20, 1943, he married Pauline Courtois at St. Andre's Church in Biddeford.
Mr. Roy worked as a mechanic for Pepperell Manufacturing and Biddeford Textile, retiring in 1984. He then worked for Biddeford Savings Bank until 1994.
A member of St. Joseph's Church and the American Legion Tighe Bowdoin-Farley, he was interested in sports. He was a former member of the Willowdale Golf Club. 
Surviving are his wife of 57 years of Biddeford; two sons, Real E. Jr. and Robert, both of Biddeford; a daughter, Mrs. Craig (Linda) Marston of Scarborough; a sister, Muriel Fontaine of Saco; and six grandchildren. 
Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Church, Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Doris A. Swett, 92 
SOUTH PORTLAND — Doris A. Swett, 92, formerly of McKinley Street here and Jewett Road in Cape Elizabeth, died Nov. 6, 2000, at a local nursing home.
She was born in Portland, a daughter of James and Stella Alice Seeley Lewis, attended Portland schools and was a graduate of Shaw's Business College.
On Dec. 30, 1941, she married Eugene O. Swett.
Mrs. Swett was a bookkeeper for the Cathedral of St. Luke in Portland and Hannaford Brothers Credit Union, where she worked until age 73.
She was a member of the Society to Preserve Ballroom Dancing, enjoyed line dancing and continued to dance into her 90s.
Her husband died in October 1989.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Leighton (Elaine) Martin of South Portland and Victoria L. Swett of Bradenton, Fla.; a granddaughter, Mrs. Thomas (Jennifer) Vose of Portland; and a grandson, Jeffrey C. Martin of South Portland.
There will be no visitation, and graveside services will be private. Arrangements are by Hobbs Funeral Home.

Ralph A. Williams Sr., 74 
FREEPORT — Ralph A. Williams Sr., 74, died of respiratory failure Oct. 17, 2000, at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast.
Mr. Williams lived here for nearly 40 years, working as a school bus driver for the Freeport School Department for more than 21 years.
A musician, he was a member of bands that performed all over the state.
He lived in Thorndike for the past several months.
His wife, Myrtie Curtis Williams, died previously.
Surviving are two sons, Ralph A. Jr. and John I., both of Freeport; two daughters, Hazel Rumney of Thorndike and Laurel Elwell of Waterville; three brothers, Charles of Belfast, Everett of Thorndike and Edwin of Unity; a sister, Grace Cookson of Unity; four grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
Services were held previously.


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