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Dr. Jerry Rountree 
EAST WATERBORO — Dr. Jerry Rountree, D.V.M., 70, of Litchfield and East Waterboro, died Wednesday at Goodall Hospital, Sanford. 
He was born March 6, 1920 in Ferndale, Mich., a son of Leon and Mary C. Rountree. He attended Romeo (Mich.) High School and received his veterinary degree from Michigan State University in 1952, and his advanced degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1958. 
From 1952 to 1955 Dr. Rountree was an associate professor at the University of Maine, Orono. In 1958 he became vice president in charge of research for Lipman Poultry Co. of Augusta. From 1978 to 1994 he was a private consultant for the poultry industry, working for various poultry companies around the world. Family members say his career was dedicated to health and management of the poultry industry, stressing immunology. 
He was a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Avian Pathologists and the Maine Veterinary Medical Association. As well, he was a past member of the Litchfield Lions Club. 
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Mary Libby Rountree of Litchfield and Waterboro; a daughter, Libby of East Waterboro; three sons, Michael of Albion, Stephen of Port Matilda, Pa. and Daniel of Litchfield; his mother of Michigan; three sisters, Joann Higby of Romeo, Mich., Barbara Orr of Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and Martha Kyle of Sarasota, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
Posted Friday, November 5, 1999

Dr. Henry Landers 
ALFRED — Dr. Henry P. Landers, 95, of Hazel Dell died Thursday at Goodall Hospital, Sanford. 
He was born Oct. 19, 1904 in Bar Harbor, a son of Thomas and Julia Landers, and was a graduate of Rhode Island College of Podiatry and Temple University College of Podiatry. 
Dr. Landers practiced podiatry in Sanford for 35 years, retiring in 1978 due to ill health. 
He was a director of Sanford Community Health Association, and conducted clinics in the Sanford, Springvale and Shapleigh school systems. 
Dr. Landers held a particular interest in the High Pine Health Camp for Children. 
He was a communicant of Notre Dame Church in Sanford. 
Dr. Landers was past president of the Maine Podiatry Association; past president of the Sanford Lions Club; and was a member of the American Red Cross and Boy Scouts of America for many years. 
He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Mary Hughes Landers, in 1994. 
Survivors include a son, Thomas of St. Augustine, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret Brochu of Alfred; a sister, Jacqueline Daunis of Auburn; and seven grandchildren. 
Posted Friday, November 5, 1999

Patrick Conroy 
BAR MILLS — Patrick S. Conroy, 53, of Bar Mills died in Saco Monday. 
He was born in North Woodstock, N.H., on Dec. 10, 1945, a son of Edward and Gertrude Sears Conroy, and moved to Maine with his family at an early age. He attended Saco schools asnd was a 1963 honor graduate of Thornton Academy. 
After attending Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Mr. Conroy was employed for several years by Biddeford public schools teaching Latin and English. In 1969 he moved to San Francisco and was employed by Dean Witter Reynolds and Charles Schwab & Co. brokerage firms. In 1984 he returned to Maine and prior to his death was employed by Horton's Smoked Fish Co. in the Portland Public Market, where he was well known for his cheese-making skills. 
Mr. Conroy was a loyal baseball enthusiast and an avid cyclist. 
Kristen Horton of Bar Mills was his longtime companion. 
Survivors include a son, Malachi of Portland; his mother of Chelmsford, Mass.; two brothers, Robert of Carlisle, Pa., and Ted of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Teresa of Reston, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. 
Posted Friday, November 5, 1999

Death notices

CONROY
PATRICK S., of Bar Mills died Nov. 1 in Saco. There will be no visiting hours. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Dennett, Carig & Pate Funeral Home, Route 202 and 4A, Buxton. Burial will follow at South Buxton Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Cleo Fund, c/o Mary Scott, 28 Byfield Road, Portland, 04103 or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Maine Chapter, 175 Lancaster St., P.O. Box 8730, Portland, 04104.
Posted Friday, November 5, 1999

LANDERS
Dr. HENRY P., of Alfred died Nov. 4 in Sanford. Visiting hours 7-9 p.m. Friday at Heald Funral Home, 61 Main St., Springvale. A Memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Notre Dame Church, Springvale; Rev. Armand Neault officiating. Burial at Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Andre's Home, 283 Elm St., Biddeford, 04005.
Posted Friday, November 5, 1999

CROSBY 
HUNTER, died Nov. 2 in Saco. There will be a celebration of his life, friendship, enthusiasm and courage Monday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kerrymen Pub, 516 Main St. (Rte. 1) Saco. His friends are warmly invited to stop by, greet the family, have a bite, and hoist one in his memory and honor. 
Posted Friday, November 5, 1999

William Studley 
KENNEBUNKPORT — William A. "Bill" Studley, 90, of School Street died Thursday evening at Southern Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. 
Mr. Studley was born June 26, 1909, in Wells, the son of Frederick and Annie (Burgess) Studley, and attended Wells schools. 
He was employed as a custodian at the Wildes District School. During the 1930s, he and his wife operated a fried food stand at Wells Beach. He was a 25-year employee of General Electric in Somersworth, where he assembled meters. 
Mr. Studley also lobstered out of Kennebunkport. 
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, manning the watch tower on Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport. 
He was an active member of the community, serving as a member of the Village Fire Company and as a member and past master of Arundel Lodge #76 Lodge of Masons. He was a life member of Aurora Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and enjoyed playing cribbage at the Senior Center at Lower Village. 
Mr. Studley was well-known for his garden and for the vegetables he sold in his front yard. 
He was predeceased by his wife, Lois Hutchins Studley, who died in 1996, and a brother, Warren Studley. 
Survivors include three nieces, Sandy (Mrs. Robert) Green of Jefferson, Joyce (Mrs. Ron) Vigue of Berwick and Audrey (Mrs. George) Vakalis of Anchorage, Alaska; a sister-in-law, Emma Studley of Berwick. 
Posted Saturday and Sunday, November 6 - 7, 1999

Death notices

CROSBY
HUNTER, died Nov. 2 in Saco. There will be a celebration of his life, friendship, enthusiasm and courage Monday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kerrymen Pub, 516 Main St. (Rte. 1) Saco. His friends are warmly invited to stop by, greet the family, have a bite, and hoist one in his memory and honor.
Posted Saturday and Sunday, November 6 - 7, 1999

STUDLEY
WILLIAM A., "BILL," 90, of School Street, Kennebunkport, died Nov. 4 in Biddeford. He was the widower of Lois Hutchins Studley, who died in 1996. Visiting hours will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. A Masonic memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Interment will be in First Parish Cemetery in York.
Posted Saturday and Sunday, November 6 - 7, 1999

Marie Thompson 
SACO — Former resident Marie Thompson, 91, of Portland died Saturday at Maine Medical Center. 
She was born Aug. 21, 1908 in Biddeford, a daughter of Manuel and Maria DeSilva DeSilva, and attended Biddeford schools. 
Mrs. Thompson was employed by Pepperell Mfg. for most of her working life. 
She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. 
Mrs. Thompson was a former communicant of Most Holy Trinity Church. 
She was predeceased by her husband, William Thompson, in February, 1997. 
Survivors include a daughter, Eleanor (Mrs. Robert) Hill of Portland, with whom she resided; a son, Leroy of Indian Harbor Beach, Fla.; three brothers, Louis DeSilva of Hollis, Antonio DeSilva of Biddeford and Joseph DeSilva of Waterboro; a sister, Philomene Laroche of Biddeford; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

Foster Quint 
NORTH BERWICK — Foster C. Quint, 92, formerly of Bauneg Beg Hill, died Saturday at Goodall Hospital. 
He was born Aug. 15, 1907 in North Berwick, a son of Bernard V. and Ellen (Chadbourne) Quint, and had been a lifelong resident until moving to his son's home in Cape Porpoise for years ago. 
Mr. Quint was educated in a one room schoolhouse in North Berwick through the ninth grade. 
He was employed at the former Goodall Sanford textile mills in the shipping department and as an expediter in the production department from 1928 to 1955, when the mills closed. He worked from 1955 to 1957 at the former North Star Woolen Mill and at the former Alloy Products from 1957 to 1960. He worked as a press operator at Hussey Manufacturing in North Berwick from 1960 until his 1974 retirement. 
Mr. Quint was a former member and chancellor of Riverside Lodge, Knights of Pythias. He was a former member of the Sanford-Springvale Fish and Game Protective Association, was an avid hunter, and was a member of the Big Buck Club of Maine. 
He was a 70-plus year member and past master of Bauneg Beg Grange, North Berwick, and a member of York Pomona, state and national granges. He was a member of Yorkshire Lodge, AF & AM in North Berwick for more than 40 years, and was a member of the White Rose Chapter, Royal Arch Masons of Sanford. 
Mr. Quint was predeceased by his wife, Jessie George Quint in 1991. 
Survivors include a son, John B. of Cape Porpoise; a foster daughter, Mary Babcock of North Berwick; a grandson, Peter Quint of Cape Porpoise ; a granddaughter, Karen Ruel of North Berwick; and five great-grandchildren. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

Cecile Levasseur 
BIDDEFORD— Former resident Cecile M. Levasseur, 76, died Sunday at Ste. Marguerite d'Youville Pavilion, Lewiston, where she had lived for the past two months. 
She was born in Biddeford May 10, 1923, a daughter of Pierre and Beatrice Lavigne Leclerc, was a graduate of St. Joseph's High School, and St. Mary's School of Nursing, Lewiston. 
On June 12, 1948 she married Roland A. Levasseur June 12, 1948. He died May 18, 1996. 
Mrs. Levasseur was employed by the City of Lewiston as Health Nurse Officer for 27 years, prior to her retirement in 1986. 
She was a member of St. Mary's Parish, Lewiston, where she was a volunteer, and also volunteered at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. 
Family members say Mrs. Levasseur loved to entertain at her Taylor Pond summer residence and to knit for her friends and relatives. 
Survivors include three sisters, Marguerite Boucher of Auburn, Therese (Mrs. Isreal) Martin of Fayville, Mass., and Francoise (Mrs. Frank) Ford of Mechanic Falls; many nieces and nephews. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

Toni Ladakakos 
SACO — Toni Ladakakos, 81, of Oceanside Drive died Sunday at Southridge Living and Rehabilitation Center after an illness with cancer. 
She was born Dec. 16, 1917 in Rollinsford, N.H., a daughter of Greek immigrants George and Pota Mandros Rizeakos. One of 11 children, she was a self-educated woman who had to leave public school before the eighth grade to help support her family, survivors say. 
A Saco resident for the past 65 years, Mrs. Ladakakos was a constant source of stability, support and hospitality for her family and community, and family members say she had her husband believed family and hearth were the cornerstones of a fulfilling life. 
Mrs. Ladakakos was known in the Greek community as an indefatigable worker. She was an active member of the Sorority of Lacones, St. Fontini Ladies' Society of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, and was the annual coordinator of her pastry-making specialties, diples and tiganithes. As well, she was an active supporter of the church's relocation and its many fundraising activities, survivors say. 
Mrs. Ladakakos owned and operated Toni's Beauty Shop in Old Orchard Beach for 40 years. Her business resulted in a number of lifelong friendships and her former clients often visited her at home after she retired. 
She was predeceased by her husband, George L. Ladakakos in 1989 and by a daughter, Patricia L. Somerville in 1970. 
Survivors include a daughter, Carol (Mrs.). John) L. Xanthopolous of Saco; three brothers, Harry Mendros of Norman, Okla.; James Mendros of Kittery and John Mendros of Lewiston; two sisters, Vassie Caros and Dorothy Pappavasiliou, both of Saco; three grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

Claire Dubois 
BIDDEFORD — Former resident Claire G. Dubois, 68, died Wednesday at home in West Yarmouth, Mass. 
She was born March 9, 1931 in Biddeford, a daughter of Diomede and Flore (Potvin) Boissonnault, and was educated locally. 
Mrs. Dubois and her family lived in eight states as her husband was relocated during his career, and moved to West Yarmouth in 1970. 
Mrs. Dubois was an active volunteer, teaching arts and crafts and playing piano at Cranberry Point Nursing Home, Harwich and Liberty Commons Nursing Home, Chatham. As well, she was a volunteer with the Special Olympics of Cape Cod and received an award for her dedication and commitment. 
She was active in her garden and enjoyed arts and crafts and playing piano for friends and grandchildren. 
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Raymond L. Dubois of West Yarmouth; three sons, Raymond L. Jr. of Plymouth, Mass., Michael R. of West Yarmouth and Richard R. of Hingham, Mass.; a daughter, Celeste M. of West Yarmouth; two brothers, Norman and Roger Boissonnault, both of Biddeford; a sister, Madeline Perreault of Biddeford; and eight grandchildren. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

Dorothy Beaulieu 
SPRINGVALE — Dorothy F. Beaulieu, 73, of Pleasant Street died Friday at Goodall Hospital, Sanford. 
She was born Dec. 23, 1925 in Berlin, N.H., a daughter of Henry and Lillian Cropley Gilbert, and attended schools in Berlin and Gilman, Vt. 
For many years Mrs. Beaulieu was employed in home health care. 
She served as an Eucharistic minister for people in their homes, and was a member of the Altar Society at St. Ignatius Church. 
Mrs. Beaulieu enjoyed music and reading. 
Survivors include her husband, Ernest J. Beaulieu of Springvale; two sons, Bruce of Buxton and Roderick of Sanford; a brother, Herbert Gilbert of Berlin; a sister, Glenna Brook of Berlin; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

Death notices
LADAKAKOS 
TONI H., of Saco died Nov. 7 in Biddeford. Visiting hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Cote Funeral Home, Beach and James streets, Saco. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Biddeford. Burial at St. Demetrios Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Relocation Fund, P.O. Box 605, Biddeford, 04005 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

LEVASSEUR 
CECILE M., formerly of Biddeford, died Nov. 7 in Lewiston. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Turner and Center streets, Auburn. Funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church, Lewiston. Burial at St. Peter's Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Dominic's Regional High School, Lewiston. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

QUINT 
FOSTER CHADBOURNE, of North Berwick died Nov. 6 in Sanford. Visiting hours 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Heald Funeral Home, Springvale where a ritualistic service by Bauneg Beg Grange will be held 4:30 p.m. and a Masonic ritualistic service will be held at 5 p.m. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home; Rev. Jo Bennett, pastor of The Church on the cape officiating. Burial at Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 52 Federal St., Brunswick, 04011 or the Alzheimer's Association, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160 B., Portland, 04101. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999

THOMPSON 
MARIE, formerly of Saco, died Nov. 6 in Portland. Visiting hours 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Cote Funeral Home, corner of Beach and James streets, Saco, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday; Rev. Don Bosco officiating. Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery, Biddeford. 
Posted Monday, November 8, 1999


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