Miscellaneous Oxford County, Maine Obituaries


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Mr. Robert Rowdy Meister
MONTICELLO, NY - Robert Rowdy Meister, 46, formerly of Oxford, ME died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 15, at his home in New York from complications of diabetes. 
He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on October 27, 1952, the son of Audrey and Bud Meister. 
He graduated from Valley Forge High School in Parma, Ohio, specializing in graphic arts and was an accomplished artist for many years before his vision deteriorated. He enjoyed horses and worked on ranches and participated in several rodeos in California. 
He belonged to the Professional Rodeo Association, the Quarter Horse Association and was a past president of the Working Cowboy Ranch Rodeos. 
He made his home in California for many years and most recently lived in Oxford and then Monticello, NY for the past 18 months, where he had hoped to receive a kidney transplant. 
He is survived by his wife Ruby; his mother Audrey Meister of South Paris; a sister Deborah and her husband Joel LaVine of South Paris; three nieces and one nephew, Kate, Abigail, Emily and Christopher LaVine of South Paris; and an uncle Gene Meister of California. He was predeceased by his father Wilton Red Meister in January, 1995. Services will be held privately by the family. Give the gift of life, complete an organ donor card, the family suggests. 

Mr. Archer Paris Howard
BRIDGTON - Archer Paris Howard, 85, of Harrison, died Friday, December 18, 1998 at the Northern Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Bridgton. A resident of the area since 1964, he lived on the Maple Ridge Road in Harrison and was formerly of East Peru, Maine.
Born on August 15, 1913 in Dixfield, he was the son of Arno G. and Carrie S. (Berry) Howard, and graduated from the Canton High School in Canton in the class of 1930.
For many years he ran and operated the Ma-Mere Farms, Inc. in Peru and Harrison until retirement. He was a 50 year member of the Peru Center Grange.
Having just celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary, he was married in Lewiston on June 6, 1938 to the late Pauline Ainsworth McGee who died in Bridgton on October 12, 1998. 
Survivors include a daughter, Ann R. Howard of Harrison; two sons, Philip O. Howard of Harrison and George R. Howard and his wife Nancy of Westbrook; three grandchildren, George R. Howard II and Amy M. Howard of Westbrook and Sarah N. Howard and her husband Mathew Strout of Bridgton.
At his request, there were no public calling hours, but friends were invited to attend the funeral services at the American Legion Hall on Church Street in South Paris with Mr. Dwight Pete Tripp officiating. Interment was in the East Peru Cemetery in Peru. 
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Canton High School Alumni Association % Robert Stevens, 25 Canton Point Road, Canton Maine in memory of Mr. Howard. Arrangements were under the care of the Meader and Son Funeral Home, Rumford. 

Mr. Everett S. Bean
OTISFIELD - Everett S. Bean, 89, of Otisfield died Friday December 18, 1998 at his home in Otisfield With his beloved family at his side. 
He was born in Otisfield on September 23, 1909, the son of Lewis and Addie Stone Bean. He was educated in Otisfield schools and attended Oxford High School.
Mr. Bean enjoyed farming, and working in construction operating heavy equipment. He enjoyed hunting, and horses, enjoyed watching his grandchildren mature. In his earlier years he harvested his own ice by sawing the ice from local lakes. 
He also logged with a pair of horses. He loved the out of doors and enjoyed the animals and especially his dog Shine.' He has lived in the Otisfield area most all his life. 
He married the former Alice Lamb on November 5, 1932. 
He is survived by his wife of Otisfield; a son, Richard of Otisfield; two daughters, Judy Hunter of Auburn, and Betty Hall of Otisfield; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 
He was predeceased by a daughter Beverly A. Butters in 1996 and three grandchildren Lisa, Robbi, and Karen.
Graveside services were held at Monday at the Elmwood Cemetery in Otisfield. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Bean's memory may be sent to the Oxford Rescue Unit, PO Box 173 Oxford, Maine 04270. Arrangements were under the direction of the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, Norway. 

Mrs. Corrine L. Lombard
NORWAY - Corrine L Lombard, 82, of Harrison died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998 at Stephens Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Turner on Feb. 13, 1916, the daughter of Fred and Alice Timberlake Harlow, She was educated , in Turner schools. She had worked at A.C. Lawrence in South Paris, A. L. Stewarts and retired from Paris Gladding. 
She maried Dennis Lombard and he died in 1960.
She Is survived by a daughter, Arlene .Marston of, Harrison; two sons, Albert of Monmouth, and Alfred of Bridgton; seven ,grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, Clifton Leroy; and a grandson, Walter James Prindall.
Memorial services will be held at a time and date to be announced later.Visitation will be private.
Donations in Mrs. Lombard's memory may be sent to the Veter-ans Home, High St., South Paris, Maine 04281. Arrangements were under the direction of the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris. 

Mrs. Glennis E. Brooks
SOUTH PARIS - Glennis E. Brooks, 80, died on Saturday, December 19, at the Market Square Healthcare, where she had been a resident since August 19, 1996.
She was born in Augusta on September 23, 1918, the daughter of Melvin G. and Roxanna Fossett Gray. 
She was educated in Hallowell and lived there until her marriage to Albert Henley in July of 1937. They divorced in 1950.
On February 25, 1961, she married Francis E. Brooks, and they had lived in Bryant Pond since then. She worked for many years doing housework in the Berlin, NH area. 
Her husband of 37 years, Francis E. Brooks of Bryant Pond and four daughters, Margaret Roberts of Bryant Pond, June York of Bethel, Hilda Holmes of Buckfield and Rena Dudley of West Paris survive her. She had 14 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Ten brothers and sister predeceased her.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 22, at the Andrews Funeral Home, South Woodstock; interment in the Lakeside Cemetery, Bryant Pond. 

Mrs. Eleatha Lee Littlefield
YORK - Eleatha Lee Littlefield, 94, formerly of 2 Raydon Road, died Sunday, December 20, in Sunrise Nursing Home in Portsmouth, NH.
She was born on July 9, 1904 in Laconia, NH, the daughter of Allie and Ethelyn (Dearborn) Beane and was a graduate of Laconia High School. She was a 1925 graduate of Colby College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree and received a Master's Degree of Education from the University of Maine at Orono.
Mrs. Littlefield had been a high school English teacher and librarian at Wells High School, Rockland High School, Oxford High School, and Mechanic Falls High School, retiring at age 70.
After retired as a teacher she became the Post Mistress at the Moody Post Office for three years. Mrs.. Littlefield had also been the Assistant to the Director of Volunteers at Portsmouth Hospital and worked as a clerk for the Dixon Family of Cape Neddick. She was also a tutor and proctor for the York Adult and Community Education into her 90s.
She was a member of the Ogunquit Baptist Church for over sixty years, a York Hospital Volunteer, a member of the Phi Mu Sorority at Colby College, a member of the Maine Retired Teachers Association, the American Association of University women, the AARP, Past Grand Master of the Wells Grange, a Past Great Pocohontas of the Order of Pocohontas and the Order of Rebeccas.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Perkins Littlefield, who died in 1955 and by a daughter, Miriam Colbath; her brother Castleton Beane; and a grandson.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. John (Norma) Miller of Ogunquit and Mrs. Bruce (Linda) Coburn of York; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the Lucas and Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Street in York. Burial will be private. 

Mrs. Louise M. Dorsch
NORWAY - Louise M. Dorsch, 73, of Norway, died Saturday, December 19 at Stephens Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born in Lowell, MA, on August 2, 1925, the daughter of Louis and May Craven.
She was a graduate of Lowell High School in 1943.
She worked for many years as a decorator for McQuade's and Gagnon department stores in Lowell.
She was a member of the First Parish Congregational Church in Lowell. She had lived in the Norway area, coming from Derry and Epping, NH.
She is survived by her husband, Frederick Dorsch of Norway; a son Kendrick J. of South Paris; a daughter Andrea C. Poliquin of Rochester, NH.; a sister, Loreen C. Marini of Framingham, MA; one grandson Adam D. Poliquin of Rochester, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, Norway. 
In lieu of flowers donations in Mrs. Dorsch's memory may be sent to Androscoggin Home Health PO Box 308 Norway, Maine 04268 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O Box 2208 Augusta., ME. 04330 or to the American Cancer Society Box 456, Brunswick, ME 040211. 

Robert L. Gammon
LEWISTON - Robert L. Gammon, 63, of Oxford died Thursday December 17, 1998 at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston as a result of an accident. 
He was born at Amesbury, MA on March 19, 193,5 the son of Francis and Ella Johnson Gammon. He was a graduate of South Paris High School in 1954.
He had worked for many years as a receiver accepting inventory and distributing to the various departments at the Oxford Homes Manufacturing Plant.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in South Paris. He was an avid sportsman. He was involved in basketball, baseball, football, and loved to fish. He was involved with numerous children's programs in the Oxford Hills area and was considered a friend to all. He enjoyed helping and coaching young people and loved umpiring. His children described him as a great dad.
He served his country in the United States Army, reenlisting in 1965 to go to Viet Nam.
He has lived in the Oxford area for many years. He married the former Elaine Green on October 23, 1970. He is survived by his wife of Oxford; four sons, Jamie Libby of West Paris, Pat Libby and Darrin Libby both of Oxford, Brent Gammon of Norway; a daughter, Tara Gammon of Oxford; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Larry of Portland; three sisters, Eleanor Hunt of Portland, Bertha Blackstone of Freeport, and Marilyn Clark of South Paris.
Services were held Tuesday at the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, Norway with Rev. Frank Jewitt of the Oxford Advent Christian Church officiating.
Donations in Mr. Gammon's memory may be sent to the Oxford Recreation Program, c/o Gary Smith, 77 Skeetfield Rd. Oxford, Maine 04270. 

James B. McKinney
HOBE SOUND, FL - James B. McKinney, 82, of Hobe Sound, FL died Sunday, March 14, in Hobe Sound. 
A native of Pittsburgh, he lived in Hobe Sound for several months and was a winter resident for 21 years. He had both summered and lived year-round on Paris Hill for many years.
Mr. McKinney was a graduate of the Choate School and Princeton University. 
He served in the Army during W.W.II as a Captain in Europe and later was recalled for duty in Korea. 
Before retirement he owned and operated a hardware store in Connecticut. His many interests included boating and photography.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Alberta S. McKinney; two sons, Fletcher R. of Minnesota and James B. Jr of Illinois; a brother, George B., of White River Junction, VT; a sister, Louise Warner, of Advance, NC; and two stepsons, Stephen Riley of Norway and James Riley of Bath.
He will be greatly missed. 
A memorial service will be held in June in Fairfield, CT.

Arlene B. Wade
LEWISTON - Arlene B. Wade, 88, of Poland died Tuesday, March 23, at D'youville Pavilion.
She was born in Rumford, July 15, 1910, the daughter of C. Guy and Lila Mills Price. 
She attended schools in Portland and graduated from Deering High School in 1930. 
She married W. Raymond Wade in 1935 and lived in Portland and Westbrook until moving to Poland in 1948. 
During World War II, she worked at Montgomery Wards in Portland for two years. In 1953 she began work in the Poland Post Office and was a part time clerk for 23 years. 
In the 1950s, she joined the Poland Community Church and was active as a Sunday school teacher, choir member and finance secretary. She was on the Girl Scout
Committee and for several years was an assistant leader. In July 1995, she started living at Clover Living Care Center.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband in 1995; a sister, Beatrice Way in 1983 and a brother, Roy Price in 1980.
Graveside Services will be held later in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery in Poland. The time and date will be announced later. Arrangements are by Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, Mechanic Falls. 
In lieu of flowers those who wish may contribute in her memory to Poland Rescue, Box 163, Poland, ME 04274.

Wallace E. Ham
LEWISTON - Wallace E. Ham Sr., age 79, of Moosewa Trail, Otisfield, died on arrival at Central Maine Medical Center, Saturday evening, March 27. 
He was born in Haverhill, MA, May 3, 1919, the son of Leslie and Bess (Ray) Ham. 
Educated in MA schools, Mr. Ham was a 1937 graduate of Haverhill High School. He attended Ewings Pattern Shop School. 
He served with the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Massachusetts during W.W.II. 
He was employed as a Shoe Counter Pattern Maker at Lombard-Watson and later at Gould & Scammon. 
Mr. Ham served as institutional representative for Troop #111 Boy Scouts of America. He volunteered at Camp Wayaka Girl Scout Camp for 15 years. He was a member of Tranquil Lodge #29 Ancient Free & Accepted Masons of Auburn. 
He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid sports fan. He also enjoyed playing golf. 
He married the former Doris Simard on December 5, 1942. 
Mr. Ham is survived by his wife Doris S. Ham of Otisfield; one daughter and husband, Judith and Steve Stewart of Wasilla, AK; three sons, Wallace E. Ham Jr and his wife, Jane, of Ellsworth, Jeffrey and his wife, Denise, Ham of Auburn and Michael M. Ham of Boothbay; three grandchildren, Briana Ham, Jenna Stewart, and Steven Stewart; four step-grandchildren, John and Beth O'Brien and Laura and Lindsey Leclerc; one great-grandchild, Isaac Poliquin; one step-great-grandchild, Devin Leclerc Richard; and one brother, Delbert Ham, of Topsham. He was predeceased by a grandson, Justin Ham, in 1987.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday at The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home in Auburn. 
Contributions may be made in Mr. Ham's memory to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Services, P.O. Box 819, Lewiston, ME 04243.

Irwin J. Edwards
OTISFIELD - Irwin J. Edwards, 48, of Johnson Hill Road, Poland, died unexpectedly Wednesday while at work in Otisfield.
He was born in Poland, April 28, 1950, the son of Maurice and Avis Verrill Edwards.
He attended school in Poland and Casco and was a self employed, certified, professional logger. Irwin was an honest, hardworking, soft spoken family man who loved his wife, children and grandchildren. He enjoyed NASCAR racing and hunting.
He married Jennie L. Carro on July 12,1968.
Survivors include his wife of 30 and one-half years who resides in Poland; parents of Poland, five children, Daniel and his companion, Yvonne, of Naples, Karen of Poland, Scott and his companion, Rebecca, of South Paris, Andrew of Bryant Pond and Amy of Poland; six brothers, Dale Verrill of Otisfield, Herbert and Mark of Poland, Maurice Jr. of Otisfield, Sidney of Oxford and Wayne of Casco; five grandchildren, Darlene Cote, Leona, Mason, Ethan and Christa Edwards.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, Mechanic Falls with interment in the Johnson Hill Family Cemetery, Poland.

Dana F. Whitman
CANTON - Dana F. Whitman, 53, of Norway died Thursday, April 8, 1999 at the Victorian Villa in Canton following a long bout with diabetes,
He was born in Portland on April 23, 1945, the son of Harlan and Frances (Hale) Whitman. 
He graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1965 and graduated from Associated Heavy Equipment School in Florida. 
During his early life he spent farming and was a member of a 4-H Club. 
Besides farming he spent his life doing excavation work, working in the woods, as well as working for area farmers and orchardists. Among his hobbies were woodworking and fishing.
He is survived by two brothers, Kenneth H. and Curtis L., both of Norway and several nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date. Family and friends attended visiting hours on Saturday, April 10, at the Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, Norway. 
Donations in Mr. Whitman's memory may be sent to the Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Inc. Boston,MA 02109.

Barbara Ann McGovern
PORTLAND - Barbara Ann McGovern, 73, of Portland died Wednesday, April 7, at a local nursing home after a brief illness.
She was born in Norway, a daughter of H. Knox and Winifred M. Bickford. 
She graduated from Norway High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in Languages and Music from Boston University in 1947. 
That same year she married Donald H. McGovern of Boston, who prior to his death in 1964, served in the Portland Chamber of Commerce and later as Executive Secretary for the Maine Oil Heating Equipment Dealers Association.
A lifelong resident of Portland, Mrs. McGovern served the Episcopal Church for 20 years, initially as Executive Secretary to the Very Reverends Wilbur E. Hogg and Donald A. Webster at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, where she was a communicant. 
Subsequently, she served as Executive Secretary to Bishops Frederic B. Wolf and Edward C. Chalfant of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine. She was particularly proud of her work as Executive Secretary to the Commission on Ministry, shepherding applicants for Holy Orders through final approval by the Commission and the Standing Committee. 
She retired from the Diocese in 1989, and after which she held several part-time positions until her full retirement in 1994. 
She was recognized for her musical accomplishments, particularly improvisational jazz piano and choral singing. She was also a great lover of animals, particularly cats.
She is survived by a brother, H. Knox Bickford, Jr of South Paris; a sister, Betty Cullinan of Norway; three sons, Gene M. McGovern of Westfield, NJ, Dr. Mark E. McGovern of Miami Beach, FL and Bruce A. McGovern of Houston, TX; two grandchildren, Kaitlin and Gillian and many other fond relatives and friends.
A funeral service took place on Friday, April 9, at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke in Portland. Burial took place on Saturday, April 10, at the Evergreen Cemetery. Arraignments were by Jones, Rich and Hutchins Funeral Home of Portland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wolf Fund, c/o the Loring House, 143 State Street, Portland, ME 04101 or the American Cancer Society ME Affiliate, 32 Federal Street, Brunswick, ME 04011.

Jacob J. Immonen
NORWAY - Jacob J. Immonen, 91, of Main Street, West Paris, passed away on April 18, 1999, at Stephens Memorial Hospital. 
He was born on January 13, 1908, in Woodstock, the son of the Late Lauri and Annie (Mikkonen) Immonen. He attended schools in Woodstock and West Paris, taught school in West Paris, and graduated from Bates College in 1929. He worked in and managed retail and consumer cooperative businesses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York.
Mr. Immonen served in the Army Air Corps (1942-46), completing the Army Specialized Training Program in Finnish, at the University of Minnesota.
After his father's death in 1949, he resettled in West Paris and ran the family pulpwood business. 
He married Barbara A. Nelson, of Quincy, MA, in 1955. In West Paris he served on the school board, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Selectmen. He was elected to the state legislature for seven terms (1966-81) and was active in the Republican Party. He was also a member of the American Legion, Granite Lodge, A.F.& A.M. of West Paris, as well as the West Paris Historical Society. 
Fluent in Finnish, Mr. Immonen was a founding member of the Finnish-American Heritage Society of Maine and was active in the Mission (Finnish) Congregational Church. He often shared his knowledge of the Oxford County Finnish community and its roots.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara , of West Paris; his son, Lauri, of Portland; his daughter, Susanna, and son-in-law, Gregory Brougham, of Beverly, MA and several cousins. A brother, Edward, predeceased him in 1926.
Funeral services will be held at the Andrews Funeral Home, South Woodstock, on Thursday, April 22 at 1 p.m.; interment in the Finnish Cemetery, W. Paris. 
Friends who wish may make memorial donations to: Mission Congregational Church, W. Paris, ME 04289. 

Louise E. Merrill
LEWISTON -Louise E. Merrill, 58, of Bolsters Mills, died Saturday, April 17, 1999 at the Central Maine Medical Center, where she had been a patient.
Born in Waltham, MA on December 26, 1940, she was the daughter of the late David T. and Marie C. (Turnquest) Gustafson. She attended the local schools and graduated from Waltham High School with the class of 1960. 
She married Ernest E. Hingey in 1963, who predeceased her in 1972. She later married Edward Merrill in 1977, whom she later divorced.
Louise worked for 17 years as a CNA at the Medfield, MA State Hospital, prior to moving to Maine in 1991. While in Maine she worked at Supreme Slipper in Lewiston until her illness necessitated her retirement.
A member of the First Lutheran Church of Waltham, MA, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, embroidery, and sewing.
Surviving are four daughters, Jacqueline Toomey of Corina, CA, Marie Theirren of Woonsocket, RI, Caroline Ramsey of Otisfield and Alice Hovan of Manville, RI; a son, John Merrill of Bolsters Mills; two sisters, Alice Ekstrom of Dunstable, MA and Betty Backman of Kittery, 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A sister, Caroline Frizell, and a brother, John Gustafson, predeceased her.
Memorial services were held on Wednesday, April 21 at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, South Paris; interment at the family's convenience. Those who wish may make donations in Mrs. Merrill's memory to the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 34 Buckfield Rd., S. Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are under the care of the Andrews Funeral Home, Bryant Pond. 

Mr. Merrill T. Robbins
LEWISTON - Merrill T. Robbins, 81, died Friday, April 16, 1999 at the Marsh-wood Nursing Home in Lewiston, were he had been a patient.
Born in Bangor on February 22, 1918, he was the son of the late Edgar L.D. and Anna L. (Parsons) Robbins. He graduated from the Leavitt Institute in Turner with the class of 1936. 
He married the former Virginia M. Jordan on October 15, 1940 and she predeceased him in 1992. He was a resident of Turner for the past 33 years coming from Livermore.
During World War II, he enlisted in the Army and served in the Italian campaigns in the European Theater. He was honored with a Purple Heart for his war-time injury. Upon returning from the war, he found employment with International Paper Company in Jay working for 31 years as an operator in the Recaustic Pulp Mill, before his retirement in 1980.
A member of the Turner Village Church, he also was a member of the Nezinscott Grange of Turner and of the Whitney Lodge A.F. & A.M. # 167 of Canton, where he was a Past Master.
Surviving are three sons, Timothy of Oakland, Dale of Dryden, and David of Turner; two daughters, Mrs. Warren (Nancy) Clark of Turner and Diana Dunham of Hartford; 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. A brother, Clyde, predeceased him.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 19 at the Andrews Funeral Home, Buckfield; interment at the Buckfield/Damon Cemetery, Buckfield. 

Irving T. Chandler
BRIDGTON - Irving T. Chandler, 75, of Oxford Street Fryeburg, died Friday, April 16, at the Northern Cumberland Memorial Hospital. He was born in Sweden, the son of Leslie and Addie Littlefield Chandler and was educated in Sweden and Lovell schools. 
He was a WW II Army Veteran. 
Mr. Chandler lived in Lovell most of his life, moving to Fryeburg five years ago. 
He worked as a woodsman, also, for Thompson Saw Mill and C.N. Brown Lumber Co. He was a care-taker for Richard King III and did carpenter work with Azel Littlefield. 
Mr. Chandler was a member of Delta Lodge Of Masons #153, Past Commander of Fryeburg-Lovell VFW Post #6783, Past President of Kezar Lake Sportsman Club, a member of the Lovell Fire Department and the Fryeburg Rescue. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and was an avid golfer.
Mr. Chandler is survived by his wife of 49 years, Phyllis Walker Chandler of Fryeburg; one son Stephen Chandler of South Portland; two daughters, Kathleen Adams and Deborah Jones, both of East Stoneham; four sisters, Doris Hatch and Betty Hilton, both of Bridgton, Joan Andrews and Beulah Holden, both of Harrison; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two daughters, Norma Louise and Paula Irene; one brother. Robert; and three sisters, Nora Ridlon, Julia Rolfe and Hilda Cannell.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at the Fryeburg-Lovell VFW Hall in Lovell with the Reverend Neil Wilson officiating. Donations may be made in memory of Mr. Chandler to the Maine Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 1161, Scarborough, ME 04074. 
Funeral arrangements are by Wood Funeral Home of Fryeburg. 

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