2014 Obituaries

Russell Dyer

Russell E. Dyer (“Skip”)

Bowdoinham-Born in Portland on May 7, 1937 to Russell Ulmer and Tressa York Dyer, passed away peacefully after a long illness with his loving wife, Carole, by his side on November 1, 2014.

Russ grew up on the waters of Casco Bay where he earned his nickname, “Skipper”.

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Gerald A. Brown

gerry bwRICHMOND-Gerald A. Brown of 289 Front Street bounded for our heavenly home October 21, 2014 with his family by his side.

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Leonard Hook

Dresden-Leonard Byron Hook, 81, of Blinn Hill Rd. passed away peacefully October 21, 2014 at Mid Coast Hospital with his family by his side.

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Leon E. Severy "PA"

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Richmond-Leon “PA” E Severy, 78, of the River Rd. passed away peacefully on October 13, 2014 at Togus, surrounded by loved ones.

Born in Augusta, January 2, 1936, the son of Wallace A. Severy and B. Madelyn (White) Severy.

Leon attended Cony High School and spent his childhood working on his grandfather’s farm. After high School, Leon joined the Navy from 1957-1959. With an honorable discharge, Leon went to work for the DOT until his retirement.

Leon was a lifetime member of the NRA who enjoyed westerns, hunting, gunsmithing, spending time with his great-grandchildren and Friday night coffee at his home with friends and family.

Leon is survived by his daughter Jane Alison Pierce and her husband Shawn Pierce, son Andrew L. Severy and his partner Chris Shute, and son Eric E. Severy and his partner Victoria Rea. Grandchildren Jasmine R. Papa, Michael W. Papa and wife Jennifer, Danielle M. Pierce, Katelyn R. Pierce, Brittany R. Bran, Andrew Tyler Severy, Hailey M. Severy, and Ethan E. Severy. As well as seven great-grandchildren and his surrogate family Lynn and Jim Bellow.

Leon will be greatly missed by all.

A gathering for family and friends to share will take place on Tuesday, October 21st at 11am at the funeral home. A burial will follow with military honors at the Maine Veterans Cemetery Mt. Vernon Rd. Augusta, at 1pm.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association 51 US Route One Suite M, Scarborough, Me 04074 or the Epilepsy Foundation 8301 Professional Place, Suite 200 Landover, MD 20785

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


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Lubow M Anair

Lubow M. Anair

Richmond - Lubow M. Anair, 68, of Lincoln St. passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at her residence.

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Bonnie D. Hanson

HansonAuburn-Bonnie D. Hanson, 68, of Newcastle, died Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Hospice House.

She was born on December 3, 1945 in Gardi

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Roger M Marshall

Roger MarshallDresden-Roger M. Marshall, 84, of the River Rd. died on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Mid Coast Senior Health, Brunswick.

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Bruce E. Dickinson


Richmond-Bruce Earl Dickinson, 67, of Front St. left us on Monday September 8, 2014 with the burden of an incurable disease weighing heavily upon him.  He loved his family too much to lead them through  a journey he himself was not wanting to take.  Please family, loved ones and friends (you know who are) know that Bruce left this world in love, peace, and hoping you remember the man he was, Bruce the barber, the friend, the husband, the father, the brother and grandfather.

He was born on Dec. 27, 1946 in Gardiner the son of Earl and Dorothy Preble Dickinson.  Bruce graduated from Richmond High School and later the University of Maine.
 He is survived by his brother Rex Dickinson of Richmond, his most amazing and loving daughter and son-law, Tracy and Dana Tuttle of Richmond, his 2 grandchildren that were the love of his life, who he loved unconditionally, Nicole of Telluride, Co., and Wade of Richmond.  And then there is Yvette, a wife that feels blessed to have had such a kind and wonderful husband for 45 years of Richmond.

Bruce had such a large network of people in his life that meant so much to him.  His confidant and loving sister-law Tammy and husband Jim, his special aunts Marjorie, Rita and Claudia, special cousin Keith who he shared many wonderful adventures.

All his "hugging" cousins that were so important to him.

Bruce's life in Richmond and his barbershop business allowed so many people into his life were so important to him.

There is usually that "one" special person that comes into your life who means so much they are always there for you, accept you for who you are no questions asked, that friend is Matt Brann.
Bruce was so grateful for his friendship.

Bruce had many interests, he loved the outdoors, being on the river and traveling as long as it was no further than Bowdoinham.

An informal gathering of family and friends will take place on Saturday, September 13th from 4 to 7pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, Bruce would be delighted for donations to be made to Friends of Merrymeeting Bay.

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

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Jane C. Durgin

Jane DurginTopsham-Jane C. Durgin peacefully passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. 

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Alice Keene

Augusta-Alice L. Keene, 91, formerly of Oxford, passed away on September 4, 2014 at Maine General Medical Center, Augusta.

She was born on December 16, 1922 in Dexter the daughter of Phillip and Victoria Fraser.

Alice is survived by 3 sons Dwight, Greg and Bradley.

Memorial service in the Riverside Cemetery, Oxford TBA.