2015 Obituaries

Martha G. Stanton

Martha StantonRICHMOND - Martha Grace Stanton (McMahon), also known as Greeneyes, Mable, Mert, and Ma passed away quietly in her home on the evening of December 22, 2015 at the age of 65. Martha was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on October 22, 1950, the only daughter of John and Grace (Emmons) McMahon.

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Carol Stevens

stevensRICHMOND - Carol Lee (Garland, Smith) Stevens, age 65 passed away peacefully Thursday, December 10th, after a 5 year battle with breast cancer.

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Martha Delano

Wiscasset-Martha M. Delano, 68, of the Lowelltown Rd., passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 4, 2015 at a local Hospital.

She was born on November 11, 1947 in Wiscasset the daughter of Arthur Russell and Florence Madelyn Delano.

Martha enjoyed her flower gardens, crafts and particularly her family.  She worked for the Wiscasset School System for many years.

Martha was predeceased by her parents, brothers Kenneth, George, Jeffrey, sisters Marjorie Sproul, Margaret Creamer and great Nephew Gavin Clark.  She is survived by brothers Arthur Delano and wife Peggy of Richmond, Robert Delano of Wiscasset, Lloyd Delano and companion Toni Brawn of Wiscasset, Wendall Delano of Wiscasset, Dana Delano and wife Bonnie of Dresden, Dean Delano and wife Nora of California, Richard Delano and Wife Karen of Wiscasset, sisters Ruth Webber of Wiscasset, Nancy Morton and husband Bart of Wiscasset, Linda Delano of Wiscasset, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Per Martha's request there will not be any services.

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

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Theodore Colby

Togus-Theodore E. Colby "Ted", 66 of Jefferson, NH passed away surrounded by his family on December 03, 2015 at Togus Springs Veterans Center. He was born in North Conway, NH on December 30, 1948 to Earl and Nettie Colby. Later in life, he moved to the East Bethel, Maine area where he was raised by his foster parents, Lewis and Rose Smith. In his teenage years, he left High School to join the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After joining the Army in 1966, he became part of the 82nd Air Borne and joined the Special Forces. He proudly served in the Vietnam War, receiving several medals for his service, including the Bronze Star. He was Honorably Discharged from the Army in 1969. He returned to the Maine and NH area and worked in various Mills until he found his true calling of Long Haul Trucking. He drove truck for over 45 years, a long term employee of Decatos Trucking, and, later in his career, Jewell Transport. He proudly drove his black Peterbilt and lived by his motto, "Pride in Your Ride". He left behind many good friends and good times on the road.  His sense of humor and playful demeanor will be missed by all who had the privilege of meeting him.

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Daniel A. Trask

RICHMOND - Daniel A. Trask, 77, of Richmond died on November 20, 2015 at his home.  He was born on February 14, 1938.

Dan was also known as "The Fisherman of Thomaston."  He was the first inmate to run for Governor of the State of Maine from his jail cell in 1974.  

Daniel owned and operated several pet shops known as The American Pet Center.

He is predeceased by his mother, Margaret, his dad, Stacy, a brother, Donny, and his beloved son, Stacy.  

He is survived by his long time companion and friend Priscilla Trask of Richmond; his son Paul Pinkham and his fiance Diane Ellison of Richmond; his daughter Jenny Trask and her fiance Ben Tremain of Gardiner; his grandchildren Makayla, Victoria, Morgan, Ethan, Kimberly, Savanah, and Adam; his brother David Trask of Bath; and several neices and nephews.  

At Daniel's request there will be no services.   

John H. Reed Jr.


WOOLWICH - John H. Reed, Jr., age 86, passed away November 18, 2015 at his home in Woolwich.  He was born in Bath, Maine on December 14, 1928.  

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Myron "Sonny" L. Newton

DRESDEN – Myron (Sonny) L. Newton, 74, of Dresden passed away on Saturday November 21, 2015 in Augusta with his wife by his side. He was born on July 13, 1941 in W. Gardiner, Maine, the son of Myron J. and Amy (Lambert) Newton.

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Herbert Crocker

Richmond-Herbert E. Crocker, died Nov. 20, 2015 at his residence. No services will be held.

Joyce B. Joy

JoyceJoy R1Joyce Joy, 86, Longtime Resident of Richmond

Joyce Joy, 86, longtime resident of Richmond, and 33-year employee of the Maine Veterans Hospital at Togus, passed away November 11, 2015 at Springbrook Center, Westbrook.

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Leonard Jepson

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Florida-Leonard Melbourne Jepson, age 79, of Silver Springs FL and Litchfield ME passed away on November 13, 2015 at Emily's Hospice in Ocala FL.  He was born in Lewiston ME July 17, 1936, the son of Fred L and Edna I (Dorsay) Jepson.  

He graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn ME in 1954 and from New England Institute of Anatomy & Embalming in Boston MA.  He also served in the USAF.  He married Helen L Tame on March 31, 1956.  They started the Richmond Memorial Funeral Home, it was renamed Jepson Funeral Home which they owned and operated for 30 years. He was a past member of the Lions Club, Shriners Kora Flag Unit, Masons, Bowdoinham Village Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Enterprise Grange of Richmond, Richmond Volunteer Fire Dept, and the DRUM Church.

He was predeceased by his parents and a son, Leonard M Jepson Jr.  

He is survived by his wife Helen of 59 years, two sons, Leonard (Scott) & wife Laura of Oklahoma, Bradley & wife Robyn of Gardiner, daughter Judy & husband Bruce Leach of Bowdoin, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. 

At his request there will be no service.

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