Obituaries

Gary Poulin

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RICHMOND - Gary Lee (Goona) Poulin died at Maine Medical Center  February 8, 2018 with his family at his side. Gary was born February 13, 1957 in Augusta ME to Adrien (Pop) and Christine (Corbett) Poulin.He married Marjorie Bond on February 19, 1984. Gary (Goona) was educated in Augusta and Graduated from Cony High School in 1976.He worked for Gannet Printing and McCarthy Printing in Augusta before going into the Building and Construction business GLP Builders of Richmond ME retiring in 2017.Gary (Goona)  was predeceased by his soulmate and Love of his life Margie in 2014. His parents and his In-laws Larry and Alice Bond.Goona will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Goona was a fun loving person and loved riding his Harley’s. He was selectman in Rchmond, a Mason and member of Le Calumet Club.He is survived by his sons, Chad Austin of Nevada and Aaron Cunningham of Richmond. His four granddaughters Justice, Madison, Dakotta and Trinity Cunningham whom he loved from here to eternity. Brothers, Ronald Poulin of Augusta, Larry (Carol) Poulin of Leesburg, FL, Philip Poulin of So China and David (Lisa) of Readfield. Sisters, Beverly McDaniel of Augusta, Barbara Thompson of Waterville and Bonnie (Bob) of Manchester.Goddaughter Kristina Stewart of Wayne and Godson Corey Poulin of Augusta.  His brother-in-laws Gilbert and David Bond of Richmond.Dear friends, Ray and Sonja Tondreau, Jeff Gilman, Mark Tardiff, Pam Turgeon.  His faithful pals Poppy, Ally, and Tessa.  Many nieces, cousins and friends.Gary (Goona) will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved him.A memorial service will be held at Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant St., Richmond ME on Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 2 PM his 61st Birthday.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Richmond Library. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.Kincerfuneralhome.com.Arrangements are under the care and direction of Kincer Funeral Home, Richmond. 

Stanley E. Wheeler

Stanley Wheeler PictureBOWDOIN - Stanley Ervin Wheeler, 72, died peacefully at his home in Bowdoin, Maine, on February 5, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

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Ramona A. Cook

Ramona Cook picDRESDEN - Ramona A. (Knowlton) Cook passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, in Augusta, ME. She was born at home on March 13, 1929, in Dresden, ME and was the daughter of the late Sherman Hoyt Knowlton and Ethelwyn M. (Reed) Knowlton.

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Keith A. Cram

Keith Cram picMANCHESTER - Keith A. Cram, 52, of Manchester, born on July 21, 1965 to Stanley and Rose (Ridley) Cram, passed on to his new life on January 23rd, 2018 with his boys, wife, niece, Sherry, and best friend, Al by his side.  He battled the cancer with such a positive attitude.

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Kathryn "Kay" Schools

Kathryn Schools picRICHMOND – Kathryn “Kay” Schools, 80, passed away January 10, 2018, following complications from ovarian cancer surgery, at the Androscoggin Hospice House, Auburn.

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Gloria M. Coulombe

GloriaMelbourne, Florida-Gloria Mildred Moeller Coulombe, 85, year’s young of Richmond, Maine died on December 30, 2017. 

Born on November 27, 1932 in Bowdoinham the daughter of Melvin and Bertha Curtis.

Gloria was a member of the Richmond/Dresden Methodist Church, past President Augusta Emblem Club, and Eagles Club.

She enjoyed bowling, camping at The Birches, spending winters in Florida with her daughters, eating out, spending time with family and friends.

Through the years Gloria was employed at Etonic Shoe Shop in Richmond and Bath Iron Works, Bath.

She was predeceased by her husband Dick Coulombe, Son Gary Moeller, several brothers and sisters.  Gloria is survived by her daughters Terry Thomas and Cyndi Moeller son Allan Moeller and Wife Cindy, 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Calling hours will take place on Friday, January 12th from 2 to 3 with a funeral to follow at the funeral home.  Burial will take place in the spring.                    

Memorial donations may be made to the Richmond/Dresden Methodist Church, Richmond Maine 04357.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.

Rita Rowe

Rita Mae (Goodall) Rowe 

Augusta-Rita M. Rowe, 83, passed away on December 2, 2017 at Glenridge
Nursing Home, Augusta. 

She was born on July 21, 1934 in Waterville the daughter of James and
Margaret Goodall. 

Rita's greatest passion was her deep and devoted love for her family. 

Rita worked in South Gardiner, Westbrook, ME as a nurse, Bristol
Connecticut Hospital in the cleaning department, and then moved back
home to Maine after retirement from Barlow Metal and Stamping in
Bristol, Ct after 36 years.   

Rita was predeceased by her husband Robert G. Rowe, daughter Alice Rowe,
sister Margaret Goodall, brother Robert Goodall, father and mother in
laws Bertell and Evangeline Rowe.  

Rita is survived by her children Kurt Rowe Sr., of Gardiner, Melodie
Zacher and husband Pastor Art Zacher of California, Jean Sanford and
husband Pastor Doug Sanford of Florida, Bertell Rowe and wife Gretchen
Rowe of Connecticut, Peggy Ballard and husband Larry Ballard of Florida,
Robert Rowe and wife Cindy Rowe of Gardiner, sister Mary Follett of
South China, brothers Richard Goodall of Gardiner, James Goodall Jr., of
Richmond, 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, sister in-laws
Glynnis Cooper of Augusta, Marlene Niles and husband Jim Niles of
Oklahoma, as well several nieces, nephews and Cousins. 

A chapel service will be held at the Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery 
on March 22, 2018 at 1PM. Arrangements are under the care and direction
of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357

Steven Davis

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Bowdoinham - Steven A Davis passed away unexpectedly on December 16, 2017 at his home in Bowdoinham. Steve was born on April 9, 1956 a son of Linwood and Jean (Wilson) Davis. 

Steve worked for many years as a crane operator helping build some of the largest and most recognizable buildings in Maine. 

Steve was an avid outdoorsman who loved fly fishing many of the rivers and ponds or Northern Maine. He had a great passion for hunting and riding his Harley Davidson. 

Steve is survived by his son's; Steven Davis, Jay Davis, Kaleb Davis as well as his grandchildren, Schylur and Lilly Davis and many nieces and nephews. 

A celebration of Steve's life will be held at The Old Goat in Richmond on Saturday, December 30th from 11Am to 1 Pm. Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me www.kincerfuneralhome.com

Timothy McManus

Timothy S. McManus
Topsham - Timmy McManus, 59, passed away December 19, 2017.
Born in Vermont the son of Doris and Nate Davis.
He grew up in Freeport/Pownal area.
He loved spending time with his family and wonderful friends.
He loved being on the ocean lobstering, loved fishing, playing horseshoes,  pool, and
a good card game with close friends.
No one had a better upbeat positive attitude then Tim.
 He always did things his way and enjoyed life to the fullest.
He is predeceased by his dad Nate, brother John, and cousin Scott LeClair.
Survived is his mom Doris, sister's Deb & Rick Jones of West Gardiner,
Shirley and Devin Anderson of Manchester, Carolyn and Tim Mayo of Topsham and brother Gordon McManus of Massachusetts.
 Also, his children Corey and Julie Groves and mom Tanya of Lisbon and daughter 
Trish Merrill of Freeport, grandchildren Summer and Braylynn Dostie
along with nieces Danielle LeClair, Heather Jones and nephew Bobby Jones.
The family would like to thank Doctor Moyer and Ebraham for their terrific care.
A private service for family and close friends will be held in the Spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St Jude Children's Hospital,
POB 50, Memphis  TN 38101-9929.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant St, Richmond, ME  04357

Sharon Newton

Sharon Newton

Augusta-Sharon E. Newton, 75, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly in her sleep  Sunday, December 17, 2017.

Sharon was born Gardiner on September 17, 1942 the daughter of Walter L. and Marie V. (Flagg) Greenleaf.

She was raised in West Gardiner, attending and graduating from Gardiner High School.

Sharon worked for many years at Kirschner's in Augusta until the doors closed.  She later moved on to Digital working in the shipping and receiving department until her retirement.

She loved singing, sharing her music, entertaining, cooking, outdoors, hiking, kayaking, biking, camping and fishing.  She also loved to travel, taking her grandsons bird hunting and granddaughters hiking through the streams in the Jackman area.  Sharon particularly loved her grandchildren and great grand babies, always asking about them all. Seeing each one grow always put a smile on her face, she was happy and proud of every single one of them. Sharon was a giving person always wanting to make others happy, she would give her shirt off her back to help the next person. Sharon sure did what she wanted and lived her life to the fullest.

Sharon had a deep faith in God, attending Calvary Four Square Church for 20 years.

Sharon is predeceased by her parents, brothers Dana and John, sisters Nancy, Carole and Cheryl.  She is survived by her children Scott Newton and wife Tammy of West Gardiner, Kelly Clark and husband Thomas of Richmond, Thomas Newton and wife Suzanne of West Gardiner, Tammy Hodgkins of Richmond, siblings David and wife Ida Greenleaf of Litchfield, Walter and wife Diane Greenleaf of Vassalboro, Karen and husband Ben Slater of Texas, Sandy Greenleaf Boucher of Florida, 12 grandchildren, 15 great grand babies, several nieces and nephews.

At Sharon's request there will be no services.  A graveside services will take place in the spring.  In Lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to the Calvary Four Square Church 109 Old Brunswick Rd. Gardiner, Me 04345

" For wherever two or more are gathered in My name, there I am with them"  Jesus.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04345.

Herbert Barry Sr.

barryAugusta-Herbert M. Barry Sr., 80, passed away peacefully on Monday December 4, 2017 at Maine General Medical Center, Augusta.

He was born on October 19, 1937 in Augusta the son of Herbert and Wilhelmina (Hastings) Barry.  After leaving Lee Academy Herbert served his country in the United States Navy.  He later joined Local 716 as a welder and pipe fitter, working around the country.

Herb was a member of Village Lodge #26 of Bowdoinham, American Legion Post 132 of Richmond and the First Baptist Church of Gardiner.

He enjoyed racing his car, Nascar and snowmobiling with his family.  He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  Herb liked teaching his children and nephews about guns, how to hunt, fish, gardening, spending time with his dogs and riding his Harley Davidson "Bertha".  Herbert didn't get to see his family all the time, but he was very sentimental and always remembered birthdays and special occasions.  He especially loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Herbert was predeceased by his parents, grandson Herbert W. Barry and mother his children Sonja G. Durgin.  He is survived by his son Herb M. Barry Jr., of Florida, daughter Wendy Lilly and husband Loren Sr., of Richmond, brother William Barry and wife Belinda of Florida, sisters Sandra Sanders and husband Donald of Augusta, Sugar "Dorothy" Trask and husband Clyde of Augusta, grandchildren Rory Barry and wife Chelsea, Nicole Freeman and husband Dan, Loren Lilly Jr., great grandchildren Emma and Rory Barry, and his sweet heart Jane Garceau also known as his Angel.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, December 7th from 4 to 7pm at the funeral home.  A funeral service will take place on Friday, December 8th at noon at the New Maine Veterans Cemetery Mt. Vernon Rd. Augusta with military honors.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357

Sharon L. Hall

SharonDresden-Sharon L. Hall, 76, of Cedar Grove Rd., passed on to Heaven with 
her Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Maine Medical 
Center, Portland.

She was born on March 11, 1941 in Rumford the daughter of Delbert and 
Blanche Fitzherbert.

Sharon was a nurse for 25 years at AMHI., going there shortly after 
graduation from nursing school.  After retirement her life was devoted 
to raising her son Jonathan loving her husband.

Her life was also devoted to her faith and being part of the family of 
God for over 30 years.  She was a member of the Dresden Community Church 
and recently attending Family Christian Fellowship.

She enjoyed camping, gardening, loved to shop and going out with special 
friends.

Sharon was predeceased by her father Delbert Fitzherbert and 
grandparents.  She is survived by her husband Fred Hall of Dresden, son 
Jonathan Hall of Nebraska, stepson Fred C. Hall of Montana, stepdaughter 
Leslie LaWicker of Minot, mother Blanche Fitzherbert of Dresden, cousin 
Harold and Stella Gibbs of Greene.

A memorial service will be held at the Family Christian Fellowship 655 
Augusta Rd., Topsham on Thursday, December 7th at 3pm.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Family Christian 
Fellowship 655 Augusta Rd. Topsham, Me 04086

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. 
Richmond, M3 04357.