|Howard Francis Gardner
Howard Francis Gardner, 82, died July 20, 1998, at the Clover Manor
Nursing Home in Auburn He was born Sept. 15, 1915, in South Waterford,
the son of Horace M and Mary (Hamlin) Gardner, He attended Waterford Grammar
School and graduated from Bridgton Academy in 1934.
On December 27, 1941, he married Edith G, Holt of Norway. On January
18, 1941, he entered the Army, going with the first group of draftees from
Oxford County. He saw active duty in Central Europe, Rhineland, including
Germany, and was discharged Nov. 13, 1945 with the rank of T5 with Cannon
Co., 264th Infantry.
From 1947 to 1972 he was yard foreman at the Paris Manufacturing Co,
in South Paris. Mr. Gardner was an expert dry kiln operator, and after
his retirement he returned part time to Paris Manufacturing to supervise
the operation of the dry kiln, From 1972 until 1978 he was janitor and
messenger for the Norway National Bank.
For 40 years he resided on High Street in South Paris, moving to the
Waterford Road in Norway in 1985, On December 8, 1997 he moved to the Turner
Square Apartments in Turner. He was a member of the South Paris Baptist
Church, He enjoyed camping for many years. He loved to be in the woods
among the trees. He loved his poodle `Cami' who was his devoted companion.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years of Turner; a son, Bruce and
friend Alexandria Caruso, of Port Lucie, FL; a daughter, Ruth, and husband
Stephen Higgins of Oakland, a daughter Barbara, and husband Lauri Kyllonen
of Oxford; nine grandchildren, Lisa and husband Robert Fahey of Bangor,
Brian and wife Karen Gardner of Greer, South Carolina, Christopher and
wife Phoenicia Higgins of Bangor, Kathleen and husband Wayne Cunningham
of Oakland, Rebecca Higgins and fiancee Michael Blakely of Windsor Locks,
CN., Jeremy Smith and friend Stacey Downs of Augusta, Jennifer Smith of
Augusta, Jason and Julie Smith of Oxford; three step-grandchildren, Jason
Kyllonen of Paris, Jeffrey Kyllonen of Augusta, and Candi Whitman of Cochranton,
PA; six great grandchildren, Kelsey and Andrew Fahey, Abigayle and Mitchell
Gardner, Chase and Jared Cunningham and several step-great grandchildren.
He is also survived by three brothers, Loren Gardner of Norway, Edwin Gardner
of East Waterford and Ralph Gardner of Harrison and two sisters, Annie
Gardner of South Waterford and Agnes Howe of Norway
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the
family. Memorial contributions may be sent to the .Androscoggin Home Health
Hospice, P.0,Box 819, 15 Strawberry St., Lewiston, ME 04243 in his memory.
Arrangements are under the care of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, Norway.
Paul I. Harrison, Sr.
Paul I. Harrison, Sr., 71, of Poland died Sunday, July 19, 1998 at
He was born in Somerville,MA. on April 19,1927, the son of Joseph and
Margaret Mahoney Harrison.
He attended schools in Somerville. He retired from the U.S.Coast Guard
on September 1, 1966 after serving his country over 20 years.He received
many citations including five good conduct awards. .
He worked at the Job Corps at Poland Spring for many years, then at
St. Mary's General Hospital.He also worked as a food inspector for the
State of Maine. He was a member of the 12 hour club and served two terms
on its board of directors.
Survivors include his children, Susan Moore of Minot, Louise Anderson
of Mechanic Falls, Paul I. Harrison, Jr. of Poland and Bonnie Gould of
Lewiston; one brother, Clyde of Billerica,MA; one sister, Marie Felton
of Harwich,MA. and 11 grandchildren
Funeral services were held Tuesday evening at the Weston-Chandler Funeral
Home,Mechanic Falls with interment in the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta.
Those who wish may make memorial gifts in his memory to the 12 Hour
Club,10 Ash Street. Lewiston, ME.
Ella E. Grant
Ella E. Grant, 92, of Otisfield died Thursday at Stephens Memorial
She was born in Windham, May 2,1906, the daughter of Charles and Lucy
Ann Field Varney.
She attended school in Windham and had been a homemaker all of her
life. She was a member of the Oxford Assembly of God Church and had taken
Global Youth Evangelism Courses. She enjoyed knitting,embroidery and reading.
On September 5,1926 she married Scott Grant who died in 1979.
Survivors include her eight children, Gerald of Hebron, Harold of Norway,
Paul of Saco, Ann E. Kahkonen of South Paris, Elizabeth Audet of Boone,NC,
Stanford of Ocean Springs,Mississippi, Richard of Lewiston and Mary Johnson
of Lebanon,NH; 47 grandchildren, 86 great grandchildren and seven great
Mrs. Grant was predeceased by a son, Millard, and a daughter, May Whiting.
Funeral services were held on Sunday at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home,
Mechanic Falls with interment in the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta.
Amy E. Hanscom
Amy E. Hanscom, 88, died Saturday, July 18, 1998, at the Victorian
Villa Boarding Home, where she had been a resident.
Born July 14, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Hartley and N.
Gertrude (Sawyer) Hanscom. She received her early education at the Newry
schools and afterwards attended Gould Academy.
A resident of Newry for the majority of her life, she worked on the
family farm and in the home. She was an active member of the Newry Community
Church, teaching Sunday School for many years. She also wrote the Newry
news column for the Bethel Citizen and Advertiser Democrat for almost a
quarter of a century.
Surviving are her brother, Rodney and a sister, Mrs. Arthur (Ruth)
Cummings, both of Bethel; a special niece, Valda Glover of Rumford and
several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sisters,
Vada Enman, Ella Cole, Mable Hanscom and Hazel Newell and two brothers
Ray and Roger.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, July 21, at the Newry Community
Church, Route 26, Newry. Interment followed in the Head of Tide Cemetery.
Those who wish may make donations in Miss Hanscom's memory to the Newry
Community Church, c/o Rodney Hascom, PO Box 644, Bethel, ME 04217.
Services were under the care of Greenleaf Funeral Home, Bethel.
Helen M. LaBosseire
Helen M. LaBossiere, 77, of Otisfield died Saturday July 18, 1998 at
her residence in Otisfield.
Mrs. LaBossiere was born in Lynn, MA on January 11, 1921 the daughter
of Stephen and Eva Therrian Longmire. She graduated from Lynn Classical
Mrs. LaBossiere had been a housewife, a member of the East Otisfield
Free Will Baptist Church, Ladies Circle, and the Oxford Extension Group.
She lived in Otisfield for many years.
Mrs. LaBossiere married Henry LaBossiere in June of 1937 and he died
January 3, 1997.
She is survived by a son, Robert of Oxford; a daughter, Barbara Ann
Brennan of Oxford; a sister, Marjorie Collomb of Otisfield; five grandchildren,
Stephen LaBossiere of Otisfield, Robert S. LaBossiere of Wakefield,MA,
Michael Brennan of Oxford, Michelle Mabry of Norway, and Kimberly Brennan
of Lowell, MA; three great grandchildren, and three step great grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, July 22, at the Elm Wood Cemetery
in Otisfield with Rev. Gertrude DeCoteau officiating. Donations in Mrs.
LaBossiere's memory may be sent to the Oxford-Otisfield Rescue PO Box 173
Oxford, ME 04270. Arrangements were under the direction of the Weston-Chandler
Funeral Home, Norway.
Siiri J. Morin
Siiri J. Morin, 25, of Midland, Georgia formerly of Norway, died Thursday,
July 16, 1998.
She was born in Clovis, New Mexico at Cannon Air Force Base, the daughter
of Maurice and Marla Martin Morin.
She was a graduate of Oxford Hills High School in 1990. She also graduated
from Andover College and received her paralegal certificate from the University
of Southern Maine. She had worked at several banking firms most recently
for Sun Trust Bank in Midland, Georgia. Siiri enjoyed horses and motorcycles.
She is survived by her parents of Norway; her companion for over three
years, David Bisson of Midland, Georgia; a daughter, Haley Woodcock of
Georgia; a brother, Richard, of Norway; grandparents, Forrest and Daphne
Martin of Norway and Ernest and Virginia Luneau of Albany and Marie and
Bruce Butler of Poland She was predeceased by a grandfather Earl Morin.
Manley H. Kimbal
Manley H. Kimball, 72, of North Waterford died July 19, 1998, at Stephens
Memorial Hospital in Norway.
He was born in Waterford on May 28, 1926, the son of Donald and Leah
Hobson,Kimball. He was educated in Waterford schools.
Mr. Kimball was a self-employed concrete contractor until 1979. He
then served as Chief of Police for Waterford and town constable for Stoneham.
He was an active member of the Blue Knights American Legion Post 81
of Bethel, member of the Sportsman's Alliance of Maine. He enjoyed fishing,
hunting, motorcycling, his dog Randy and crafting.
He is survived by two daughters, Rhonda Kimball Haney of North Waterford,
and Serena Wilson of Thomaston; four sons, Bruce of Bridgton, Rick of Tampa,
FL, Dick of Conway,NH, and Michael Darner of Rice Lake WI; seven grandchildren
and three great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 23 at the
Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 230 Main St. Norway. There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers donations in Mr. Kimballs' memory may be sent to the
American Legion Post # 81 Bethel, ME 04217.
Bertha Ingalls, 80, of Taunton, MA, formerly of Norway died Wednesday,
July 15, 1998, at the Morton Hospital in Taunton, MA.
She was born in Kingston, MA on April 1, 1918, the daughter of Leroy
and Grace Smith Jackson.
Mrs. Ingalls was educated in Kingston schools. She had worked for many
years as a bookkeeper retiring from Hall Smith-Cysco in Raynham, MA.
Mrs. Ingalls was a member of the OES, Rebekas, American Legion, Christ
Episcopal Church of Norway, Maine and the Poland Spring Country Club.
She married Edwin L. Ingalls on August 30, 1941 and he died on July
She is survived by a niece, Nancy Gosselin of Lakeville, MA whom she
had lived with for over four years; a nephew, Thomas Dowd of Falmouth,MA;
three sisters, Evelyn Moskos and Eleanor Zaniboni both of Bradenton, FL,
and Jane Dowd of Lakeville,MA and a brother Leroy Jackson of San Dumas,
A Mass was held Saturday at the Christ Episcopal Church in Norway.
Interment was in the ElmWood Cemetery in Otisfield.
Irene P. Stevens
Irene P. Stevens, 79, of Greenwood City died Sunday July 19, 1998,
at the Maine General Medical Center in Augusta.
She was born July 8, 1919, the daughter of Joseph and Olivine Beaudry
Mrs Stevens was educated in Brimfield, MA schools. She was a graduate
of the University of Southern Maine's Nursing school at the age of 51,
an accomplishment of which she was very proud.
She had worked as a Registered Nurse for many years. She was a member
of the VFW, Marine Corps Auxiliary, Grange, DAV, Rebekas, and the American
Legion. Mrs. Stevens had lived in Greenwood City for most of her life.
She is survived by a son, Jerry Stevens of Louisville, KY; a brother,
Henry Pelletier Sr. of Brimfield, MA; two granddaughters, Andrea Stevens
of Russell Springs, KY, and Jeanine Hickerson of Louisville, KY and two
Services were held on Tuesday, July 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ
of Lafter Day Saints, Oxford. Interment was in the Brimfield Cemetery in
Brimfield, MA. Arrangements were under the direction of the Weston-Chandler
Funeral Home, Norway.
Mr. Edwin Arthur Emerson, Jr.
NORWAY Edwin Arthur Emerson, Jr., 67 of Norway died Saturday, August
29, 1998 at the Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway after a 14 month illness
He was born in South Paris on October 21, 1930, the son of Edwin A.
and Vera Merrill Emerson.
Mr. Emerson attended local schools and graduated from Norway High School
in 1948. He was active on the football team, and as president of the Future
Farmers of America. His farming business started with one cow in a FFA
school project. After high school, Edwin learned the dairy business from
his uncle George Emerson, and purchased his parents' farm in Yagger neighborhood,
He won the Norway award for outstanding farmer of the year from the
Junior Chamber of Commerce. The business expanded from 18 milking cows
and a pick-up truck to his own retail milk route with a processing plant.
In 1960, Mr. Emerson purchased the Waterford Creamery and operated Emerson's
Dairy there until the creamery burned in 1970. During this time he also
raised and harvested Christmas trees. He purchased ABC Rubbish in 1968,
and moved his business and home to the former Lester Wiley place on Route
118 in Norway a few years later. There he operated Emerson Enterprises,
a used car agency, an auto body repair shop, and a maintenance garage for
his garbage trucks and tractor trailer trucks.
Eventually, Mr. Emerson ran a honey and pollination business with 450
hives, and also sold real estate.
He was a Past Master and active member of Norway Grange for over fifty
years, as well as being involved in Oxford Pomona, Maine State Grange,
and National Grange.
He was member of the I.O.O.F., Past President of Wildly Encampment,
Past Chief Ruler of Norway Pine Tree Junior Lodge, Past President of Norway
High School Alumni Association, and an active member of the Christmas Tree
Association throughout New England.
Mr. Emerson was an avid boxing fan and was proud to have been present
at the famous Sonny Liston fight in Lewiston many years ago. Also, he thoroughly
enjoyed the high school class reunions and the alumni associations reunions
and always tried to attend.
His happiest times were at family get-togethers, hearing and telling
family stories. He was interested in family history and loved new babies
being added to the family.
He is survived by his companion, Jennifer Jones Parsons of Mechanic
Falls, and her daughter, Stephanie, Foster who lives in Minot with her
Other survivors include his children, Donna Lynn Emerson of Lewiston,
Betty (Elizabeth Ann Emerson) Quick of Oxford, Nancy (Emerson) Graiver
and her husband David of Woodstock, George and his wife Cathy (Scribner)
Emerson of South Paris, Beth (Henley) Frost of Naples, Randall and his
wife Barbara (Alling) Henley of Waterford, Alden and his wife Julie (Grover)
Emerson of Norway, Edwin A. Emerson III and his companion Pam Deschambeault
of Saco, and Marcia Emerson of Portland; two sisters Clara (Emerson) Eckard
of Daytona Beach, FL, and Mary Emerson of Richmond, Maine; one brother,
Robert Emerson of Bartlett, NH, his former wife and friend, Joanne Everett;
numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He
was predeceased by his parents and his wife of 20 years, Dorothy (Woodworth)
A memorial service was held today, September 2,. at the Deering Memorial
Methodist Church on Main St., South Paris. Immediately following there
was a gathering at the Norway Grange on Whitman St., Norway.
Donations may be made to the Norway Grange #45, c/o Ethel LaCourse,
16 Radcliffe St., Norway, Maine 04268. Arrangements are under the care
of the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 230 Main St., Norway.
Dr. Mahlon R. Mason
HEBRON Mahlon R. Mason, M.D., 83, of Greenwood Mountain Road, died
Friday morning at his home.
He was born in Boston, MA, April 6, 1915, the son of Nathaniel R. and
Eunice Ireland Mason.
He graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover in 1933 and Yale University
A.B. in 1937. He graduated from Boston University Medical School in 1943
and served his rotating internship at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.
He married Nancy Budlong of Cranston, RI. on December 30, 1943.
He faithfully served his country in the Army during World War II serving
as a Captain in the Medical Department.
Dr. Mason was in general practice in Peterborough, NH from 1948 until
1970 and was on the staff of Monadnock Community Hospital. He has made
his home in Hebron since 1970 and was an emergency room physician at Central
Maine General Hospital in Lewiston from 1972 until 1976.
Survivors include his wife of Hebron; two daughters, Linda J. Dunn
of Hebron and Martha J. Whittemore of Waterford; three sons, Nathaniel
R. of Albany, Jonathan R. of Hebron, and David I. of Hebron; one sister,
Eunice I. Newell of Douglas, MA and 10 grandchildren.
Dr. Mason was predeceased by a daughter, Judy A. Mason, and a sister,
Family and friends may attend memorial services Friday, September 4,
at 2 p.m. at the Hebron Community Baptist Church, Hebron with interment
in the Churchyard Cemetery, Hebron.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial gifts in his memory
to the Hebron Community Baptist Church, Hebron, Maine or the American Cancer
Society, 52 Federal Street, Brunswick, Maine. Arrangements are under the
direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home in South Paris.
Mrs. Helen L. Goddard
LEWISTON Helen L. Goddard, 80, of Yates Street Mechanic Falls died
Wednesday, August 26, 1998, at d'Youville Pavillion.
She was born in Watertown, MA, December 20, 1917, the daughter of Edmund
and Florence Button Ferris. She attended school in Watertown and graduated
from Brewster Academy in Wolfesboro, MA.
She married Clayton F. Goddard on April 24, 1935; he died April 21,
She traveled extensively with her husband during the years he served
in the military. She was a former member of the Reform Church of Titon
Falls, NJ, which was formerly the town of New Shrewsbury. Ms. Goddard and
her husband moved to Maine in 1969. She had been employed at Paris Manufacturing
Co. and was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Mechanic Falls Advent Christian Church where
she had served as a Sunday school teacher and a deaconess of the church.
She also sang with a band in the USO in the New England area.
Survivors include three daughters and their husbands, Janet and Fred
Heulitte of Lakewood, NJ., JoAnn and John Merris of Shrewsbury, NJ. and
Marilou and Michael Stancil of Okala, FL.; one son, James Goddard Sr. of
Belmar, NJ; a sister, Marion Largay of South Paris; a foster sister, Patricia
Lupa of Dowling Park, FL; 15 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and
five great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Weston-Chandler
Funeral Home, Mechanic Falls with interment in Maple Grove Cemetery. Those
who wish may make memorial gifts in her memory to the American Cancer Society,
52 Federal St., Brunswick, ME.
Mrs. Charlotte B. Kimball
NORWAY Charlotte B. Kimball, 68, of West Paris died Monday, August
24, 1998, at Stephens Memorial Hospital.
Born in New London, New Hampshire on August 7, 1930, she was the daughter
of the late Anthony and Bessie (Eastman) Geary. She attended Spaulding
High School in Rochester, New Hampshire. She married Marshall M. Kimball
in Londonderry, New Hampshire on May 29, 1950.
In 1965 she and her family moved to West Paris, where she has been
a resident ever since. She worked for many local companies until her retirement
in 1992, including Wilner's Wood Products, where she was a polisher.
A member of the Norway Congregation of the Jehovah's Witness, she enjoyed
gardening and painting.
Besides her husband of 48 years, she is survived by a daughter, Dennise
Cole of West Paris; three sons, Bruce of Canton, David of St. Petersburg,
Florida, and Marlon of West Paris; a sister, Bertha Brewer and a brother
Phil Geary both of New Hampshire; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
She was predeceased by two daughters, Brenda and Mary.
Memorial Services were held on Saturday, August 29 at 10 a.m. at the
Andrews Funeral Home, South Woodstock. Those who wish may make donations
in Mrs. Kimball's memory to either the American Cancer Society, Maine Division,
Inc., 52 Federal Street, Brunswick, ME 04011 or the American Heart Association,
Maine Affiliate, Inc., PO Box 346, Augusta, Maine, 04330-0346.
Ms. Verda A. Lafoy
LEWISTON Verda A. Lafoy, 39, of Hartford, died unexpectedly Monday
evening, August 31, 1998, at Central Maine Medical Center.
Ms. Lafoy was born in Norway, September 12, 1958, the daughter of the
late Clarence and Mildred (Melvin) Lafoy, but had been a resident of Hartford
all her life. She attended Buckfield schools, graduated from Buckfield
High School in 1978, and received her B.S. degree from Husson College,
Bangor, in Business Administration.
Prior to being disabled, she had been associated with Montello Manor,
Lewiston, as a CNA, and Med. Tech., for several years, prior to which,
she had held the same position at Victorian Villa, Canton, and had been
a health care provider, for her father, for many years.
A member of the Hartford Community Church, she is survived by two sisters,
Enard Stillwell, and her husband Richard of Barrington, NH, and Lovessa
Lafoy, of Hartford; a nephew: Richard Stillwell, Jr., of Massachusetts
as well as several cousins, uncles and aunts.
Friends may call at the Andrews Funeral Home, Buckfield, Friday from
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Funeral services will be held at
the Hartford Community Church, Church St., Hartford (off Route 219), Saturday
at 11 a.m.. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery, East Sumner.
Mrs. Carolyn N. Heino
SOUTH PARIS Carolyn N. Heino, 68, of East Stoneham died Friday evening
at Market Square Health Care Center.
She was born in Waterford, October 7, 1929, the daughter of Stanwood
and Maude Learned Nelson. She attended Waterford schools and Bridgton Academy.
She worked 10 years as a CNA at Arnold House in Wakefield, MA. She also
did housekeeping for people in the Lovell area.
She married Walter V. Heino on July 12, 1949. He died January 24, 1997.
Together they made their home in Melrose, MA, for 30 years before returning
to East Stoneham. Mrs. Heino was a member of the Daughters of Union Veterans
and a former member of the North Waterford Grange.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Eleanor Nelson,
Sr. of East Stoneham; a sister and brother-in-law, Geneva and Robert Tripp
of East Stoneham, eight nieces and nephews, Albert Nelson, Jr., Dale Nelson,
Cheryl Barnard, Sharon Traish, Carol Davis, Craig, Gary and Edward Millett
and several grand nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, September 1 at 2 p.m. at Hillside
Cemetery, East Stoneham. Arrangements were by Weston-Chandler Funeral Home
in South Paris.
Those who wish may make memorial gifts in her memory to Stoneham Rescue,
East Stoneham, Maine.
Mrs. Ida L. Graves
SOUTH PARIS Ida L. Graves, 90, of South Paris died Wednesday, August
26, 1998 at the Market Square Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Canton on March 7, 1908, the daughter of Daniel and
Idella Lumbard Barker. She attended Canton Schools.
She married Bertrand A. Turner who died early in their marriage. She
remarried Donald L. Graves on May 30, 1943. Mrs. Graves was a housewife
for most of her life. She enjoyed her flower gardens, crocheting, sewing,
and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Donald of South Paris; a daughter, Rita
Ross of Paris; a son, Gilbert F. Turner of South Paris; four sisters Doris
Abbott of Buzzards Bay, MA, Iva Laird of Lantana, FL, Irma Garrigus of
Waterbury, C, and Ruby Graves of South Paris, several nieces and nephews,
11 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Bertrand A. Turner; a daughter,
Joyce Turner Barker; two brothers, Dennis and Donald Barker, and two sisters,
Mabel Bessey and Elsie Bremner.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 29, at Weston-Chandler
Funeral Home with Rev. Melvin Young officiating. Interment followed immediately
at the Riverside Annex Cemetery.
Mr. Ernest C. Frazee
LEWISTON Ernest C. Frazee, Jr., 76, of Elm Street, Mechanic Falls,
died unexpectedly Thursday evening at Central Maine Medical Center.
He was born in Mechanic Falls, July 14, 1922, the son of Ernest and
Dorothy Rideout Frazee. He graduated from Mechanic Falls High School in
1940 and Bliss Business College in 1942.
He faithfully served his country in World War II from 1942 to 1946
in the 10th armored division. He was employed as a cost accountant March
1, 1946 at the paper mill in Mechanic Falls and served as office manager
for Ponds Extract Co., Waterfalls Tissue Corp. and Waterfalls Tissue Company,
a division of International Paper Co. and Marcal Paper. He then worked
at Hamilton and Sons and retired from Bachmann Industries due to ill health.
Mr. Frazee was made Emeritus life associate of the National Association
of Cost Accountants having been a member since 1946. He served as selectman
for Mechanic Falls and had been chairman of the town Republican Party.
He was a 50 year member of Tyrian Lodge #73 AF & AM, a 32 degree
mason of Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Lewiston-Auburn, Valley of Portland
and a member of Kora Temple AAONMS. He was also a member of Summit Golf
Club for many years.
Survivors include his wife Aldina Ausikaitis Frazee of Mechanic Falls;
a daughter, Judith D'Amour of Minot; two grandchildren, Leah and Seth and
a brother, Roy Frazee of Portland.
Mr. Frazee was predeceased by a daughter, Joan.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, September 2, at the Maple Grove
Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. Those who wish may make memorial gifts in his
memory to Mechanic Falls Rescue Association, P.O. Box 191, Mechanic Falls.
Arrangements were under the direction of Weston-Chandler Funeral Home of
Mrs. Helen T. Martin
NORWAY Helen T. Martin, 68, of South Paris died Saturday August 29,
1998, at the Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway. She was born in Naugatuck,
Connecticut on July 25, 1930, the daughter of Ernest and Anna Mayberry.
She attended school in Woodstock and Poland.
She loved to play bingo and go on long rides.Mrs. Martin also enjoyed
roller skating and loved life itself. She had been a homemaker most of
her adult life, although she worked at Barjo's and other places.
She is survived by her husband Percy Martin, Sr. of South Paris; five
sons, David Mayberry Sr. and Percy Martin Jr., both of Oxford, Danny Martin
of Woodstock, Ricky Martin of Rumford, and Gary Martin of Auburn; four
daughters, Marie Canwell of Auburn, Ruth Berry of South Paris, Debbie Mayberry
of South Paris and Christina Thomas of Mechanic Falls; 32 grandchildren
and five great grandchildren. She was predeceased by one son.
Graveside services were held at on Monday August 31, at the Maple Grove
Cemetery in Mechanic Falls. Arrangements were under the direction of the
Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, South Paris.
Mrs. Georgina Ellen Chute
WEST PARIS Georgina Ellen (Scribner) Chute, 97, formerly of Western
Promenade, South Paris, died Wednesday morning, August 26, 1998, at Ledgeview
Nursing Home, where she had been a patient for the last seven years. Mrs.
Chute was born in Harrison on January 15, 1901, the daughter of the late
Jesse and Birdena (Whitman) Scribner. She attended Harrison schools.
For over 40 years she worked for Lowe Florist. She married W. Windsor
Chute, in 1918, who died in 1978. Mrs. Chute was a member of the Second
Congregational Church of Norway, a member and Past Matron, of Oxford Chapter,
O.E.S., of Norway, and a member of the Stone-Smart American Legion Auxiliary,
also of Norway.
She is survived by a daughter, Marion Sturdivant, of South Paris; a
daughter-in-law, Lois Chute, of Falmouth; five grandchildren, and nine
great-grandchildren. Mrs. Chute was predeceased by a son: Robert Chute.
Friends called at the Andrews Funeral Home, South Woodstock, Friday
August 28. Funeral services were held at the funeral home Saturday at 2
p.m. Interment was at the Stewarts Corner Cemetery in Bolsters Mills.