Miscellaneous York County, Maine Obituaries

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David Lucas
SANFORD -- David Lucas, 44, of Sanford died early Wednesday at his home.
He was born Oct. 13, 1955 in Marlboro, Mass., a son of Frank and Doris Guilbert Lucas.
Mr. Lucas was the owner and operator of Lucas Country Store in Sanford.
An Air Force veteran, he served from 1971 to 1975 and attained the rank of airman first class.
Mr. Lucas was an avid outdoorsman and involved with the efforts to restore the wild turkey in the State of Maine, a bird he considered the most beautiful of God's creatures. He spent time educating anyone who would listen about the importance of good hunting practices and the appreciation of land conservation for turkeys, as well as any other wildlife. 
In addition to spending time at his cabin up north in Masardis, Mr. Lucas was a representative of Quaker Boy products and enjoyed sparking the interest of others to become involved with turkey calling. 
A registered Maine Guide, he often he took people out on turkey and deer hunting expeditions. 
He was president of the Maine Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, a state director of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation and founding past president of the York County Beards and Spurs Wild Turkey Federation.
Mr. Lucas was also a member of the Sanford/Springvale Fish and Game Association, the Sanford/Springvale American Legion.
Surviving are his wife Mary Lucas of Sanford; two sons, Ben and Jesse; a daughter, Michelle Lucas of Nova Scotia and grandson Cody of Nova Scotia; his father Frank Lucas of Westboro, Mass; three brothers, Paul Lucas of Somersworth, N.H., Scott Ricker of Westfield, Mass. and Michael Lucas-Madeiras of Wainne, Hawaii; three sisters, Janet Lucas-Valery of Ashley Falls, Mass., Rose-Marie Hall of Wheelwright, Mass. and Lisa Mascroft of Treasure Island, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Posted Thursday, March 2, 2000

John Jones
SANFORD -- John R. Jones, 83, of Breary Farm died Sunday at H.D. Goodall Hospital.
He was born in Boston, Mass. on Oct. we, 1916, the son of John R. and Emeline F. Holman Jones and lived most of his adult life in Cambridge, Mass.
Mr. Jones was employed as an automobile mechanic for Andelman Auto Services in Massachusetts before retiring and moving to North Berwick in 1973.
Fond of woodworking, Mr. Jones was also talented in art.
He was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Chingo Jones in 1989.
Surviving are three sons, David W. Jones of Billerica, Mass, John F. Jones of Lowell, Mass. and Peter R. Jones of Wells; one daughter, Charlotte A. Prentice of Arlington, Mass; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Posted Thursday, March 2, 2000

Agnes Norwood
SACO -- Agnes Esther Norwood, 88, of Charles Street, died Wednesday at the Gorham House in Gorham.
She was born in Saco, March 28, 1911, a daughter of Edward William and Nellie Lowell Curran. She graduated from Thornton Academy in 1931. 
She moved to Charles Street in 1961 and lived there for more than 35 years. 
She was a member of the United Baptist Church, Saco and past president of the Bradford Chapter DeMolay mothers club, Old Orchard Beach.
She enjoyed outside work and gardening.
She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Norwood, who died in 1980.
She is survived by two nephews and three nieces.
Posted Thursday, March 2, 2000

Death Notices

LUCAS
DAVID died Wednesday in Sanford. Visiting hours 6-8 p.m. tonight at the Heald Funeral Home, 61 Main St. Springvale, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Jim McAtee and Pastor Rick Leach officiating.
Posted Thursday, March 2, 2000

NORWOOD
AGNES of Saco died March 1 in Gorham. Visiting hours 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, 13 Portland Rd., Buxton. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday at the funeral home. Rev. Frances Porter and Dr. Burton Howe will officiate. Spring burial will be in South Buxton Cemetery. 
Posted Thursday, March 2, 2000

Lillian Goodrum
GOODWINS MILLS -- Lillian B. Leach Goodrum, 79, of Quabbin Valley Healthcare and formerly of Orange, Mass. and Goodwins Mills, died Thursday in Athol, Mass.
She was born in Ashland, N.H., on March 11, 1920, a daughter of Edward A. and Sadie M. Dermeritt Leach. She was raised in Lyman and lived for many years in the Biddeford area.
She moved from Goodwins Mills to Orange in 1959 and worked for 15 years at B & S Manufacturing Co.
Among her interests were crocheting, reading and camping.
Her husband, William Goodrum, died in 1971, and a son, Fred Woods, died in 1999.
Surviving are a son, Rodney Goodrum, and a daughter, Linda Whaley, both of Orange; a brother, Edward Leach, and a sister, Beatrice Rowell, both of Lyman; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
Posted Friday, March 3, 2000

Arthur Richardson
BUXTON -- Arthur E. Richardson, 67, of Cemetery Road died Wednesday at his home after a long illness.
He was born in Newport, N.H., a son of George M. and Elsie M. Niskamen Richardson. He attended Rumford schools. 
Mr. Richardson had been a mechanic at Andrew's Texaco Station in South Portland.
He was a volunteer for Bar Mills Rescue and for the fire-police at Chicopee Fire Station in Buxton.
His interests included hunting, fishing and card playing.
A son, Richard DeLisle, died in 1996.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Anna M. Reed Richardson of Buxton; three sons, Arthur Jr. of Limington and Kevin and Gregory, both of Buxton; three daughters, Barbara Stevens of Cornish, Karen Crockett of Buxton and Kandie Richardson of Casco; two brothers, Joseph of Standish and John of Buxton; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Posted Friday, March 3, 2000

Death Notices

GOODRUM
LILLIAN B. LEACH, formerly of Goodwins Mills and Biddeford, died March 2 in Orange, Mass. Visiting hour 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, followed by a 2 p.m. funeral service. Burial in Goodwins Mills Cemetery, Lyman.
Posted Friday, March 3, 2000


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