Verona L. Hammer

Verona Hammer Obit PicBRUNSWICK - Verona Laydon Hammer, age 91, of Brunswick, ME, died on April 14, 2019 at her home.  She was born on June 27, 1927 to Edwin T Laydon and Marion Hamling in Meriden, CT

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Ralph C. Wright III

Ralph Wright picWOOLWICH - Ralph C. Wright, III of Woolwich and Springfield passed away on April 17, 2019, after a long courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends.

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Ronald I. Meserve

Pittston-Ronald I Meserve, 81, died Friday, April 12, 2019, at Maine General in Augusta, ME.

He was born in Richmond, February 23, 1938, the son of Evelyn M. and Irving Meserve.

Ron was employed by United Shoe Machinery in Beverly, Massachusetts

He is survived by his wife Anita A. Meserve of Pittston, their children Ronald L. Meserve of Richmond, Heather A. Meserve of Gardiner, Sister Jeanne Whittier of Boothbay Harbor, nieces Lori Kumberfelt, Nancy Ingham both of Massachusetts and his grandchildren, Kurt Kenny, Cass Meserve, Brandon Brown and Courtney Brown.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 4th 2019, @1pm @ 746 Wiscasset Road, Pittston ME.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New England Rehabilitation Hospital 335 Brighton Ave. Portland, Me 04102

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

Judith A. Morang

Judith MorangWOOLWICH - Judith Ann Morang, age 74, passed away peacefully at her home in Woolwich on April 10, 2019.

Judy was born on October 24, 1944 in Belfast, Maine to Maurice Arthur Morang and Gertrude L. Ripley, both of Appleton, Maine where she grew up. She went on to graduate from nursing school as a Licensed Practical Nurse and was employed at Bath Memorial Hospital from 1979 until retirement in 1984, where she met her best friend Mary Bryan. Judy provided loving care not only to patients but also to family and friends.

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Jennifer Lilly Mailloux

Jennifer Mailloux picRICHMOND - Jennifer Lilly Mailloux passed away after battling an unexpected and serious illness at the age of three and a half weeks on Thursday, April 4, 2019.

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Joanne H. Rowland

Joanne RowlandBOWDOINHAM - Joanne H. Rowland, age 84 of Bowdoinham passed away on April 1, 2019 at Mid Coast Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in 1934 to Archie and Gladys (Morgan) Rasmussen in Hoquiam, Washington.

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Wilfred L. Bolduc

Wilfred BolducLITCHFIELD - Wilfred Lloyd Bolduc, 84, went home to be with his Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on March 15, 2019 after spending over 2 months in CMMC and D'Yuville Rehab in Lewiston, ME. Following several complications he came home to be with his wife Florence, son Kevan, daughter in law Debbie, daughter Betty Lynn Cameron, and son in law Peter Cameron. 

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Denise F. Gibbs

Denise Gibbs obit picRICHMOND – Denise F. Gibbs, 66, of Richmond passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. She was born on December 5, 1952 in Gardiner, ME, the daughter of Francis L. and Marjorie I. (Baker) Mailloux. Denise attended Richmond schools and was a graduate of Richmond High School class of 1971. One year later she married her childhood sweetheart, Roger Gibbs, and shared 46 and a half amazing years together. Denise also attended CMVTI where she received her LPN Certification and then returned to complete an Associates Degree to become a Registered Nurse.

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Albert Acker


Bowdoinham- Albert D. Acker, 89, passed peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019 at his home. He was born in Alfred, Maine on September 3rd, 1929, the son of Henry and Mary Acker. He graduated from Sanford High School and retired from the U.S Navy VP 21 after 22 years with the rank of Senior Chief Aviation Mate. He was a member of the P2 and P3 Neptune groups. He was a Veteran of both the Korean Conflict and Viet Nam war. Following retirement, he served as Treasurer/Manager of the Bowdoinham Federal Credit Union for 25 years and as Selectman of Bowdoinham for 7 years. He also attended night classes and graduated from New Hampshire College in 1979 with a degree in Business.

Al Acker was a proud member of the Springvale Masonic Lodge #190 for 67 years; an Honorary member of Village Masonic Lodge #26 of Bowdoinham; a member of Post 132 American Legion of Richmond, ME, Fleet Reserve Association; and was one of the founding members of the Snowbirds Snowmobile Club out of Bowdoinham.

 Along with his parents, Al just in his early 20’s, built a cabin in Acton, ME which is beloved by several generations of family and friends. He loved hunting and fishing and doting on his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was best known for his quick wit; his irreverent sense of humor; his ability to sew clothes without patterns; his cooking skills; his strong political views and his “Al-oquisms” (eye roll worthy pearls of wisdom).

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Beverly Allen Acker; his daughter-in-law Barbara Acker of Bowdoinham, ME; his children Edward of Largo, FL.; Kenneth of Scarborough, ME.; Douglas (and Laurie) of Gardnerville, NV; Patricia (and David) Acker-Bailey of Mechanicsburg, PA.;  7 grandchildren (Allen Acker, Jesse Bailey, Carey Bailey Myers, Zachary Acker, Kristin Acker, Ben Acker and Megan Acker) and 6 great grandchildren (Nella Acker, Maeve Acker, Henry Acker, Harper Myers IV, Lily and Jade and several step-grandchildren and step great grandchildren. In addition, he leaves dear family friends Dari, Bruce and Jade Hurley.

Al also leaves behind his brother Howard (and Marcia) Acker of Acton, ME and New Port Richey, FL and his brother-in-law Clifford Randall of Shapleigh, ME.

He is predeceased by his eldest son David (of Bowdoinham), his parents and two sisters Marjorie Acker Lawrence and Harriet Acker Randall.

Burial will be at the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Springvale, ME. at the convenience of the family.

A public Celebration of Life will be held at the Kincer Funeral Home at 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, ME on March 22nd from 4:30-7:30 with a short memorial at 7pm. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made in Al's memory to CHAN's Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr. Brunswick, Me 04011

Beatrice A. Harrington

Beatrice Harringon picFREEPORT - Beatrice Ann Harrington, age 85, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Freeport, ME. 

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Florence W. Weeks

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TOPSHAM - Florence Worster Weeks died peacefully on February 27 after a fall.  She was born Florence Evelyn Cousins in Old Town, Maine on August 22, 1921, the daughter of Edgar Millard Cousins and Arline Brown Cousins. Her family was prominent in Old Town; her father spent time both as the mayor and as a legislator. By her own recollection, she was a lively child, never one to obey rules with which she did not agree. She graduated Old Town High School in 1938 and subsequently attended the University of Maine, where she graduated in 1942 with a degree in English. During college, she waited tables at the Hotel Pemaquid Dining Room for three summers. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. After graduation, she moved to Painted Post, New York, where she married Arthur Roscoe Worster, also a University of Maine graduate, who was from Madison, Maine.

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Joseph "Peter" Pickett

Peter Pickett picBRUNSWICK – Joseph “Peter” Pickett born April 18, 1941 passed away February 10, 2019 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. A husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather. Pete was a friend to all who knew him.

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Dr. Alexander Norzow Sr.


Bowdoin - It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce that Dr. Alex J. Norzow fell asleep peacefully in the Lord after a short battle with leukemia Thursday night February 7, 2019. He was born in Kiev, Ukraine on June 20, 1939 to Ivan and Anna Norzow. He immigrated to the United States in 1951 and became an all-American success story. He was a man with a big heart who loved the Lord with all his heart, mind, and soul.

He was truly a blessing to everyone he came in contact with and he strove to help those who were less fortunate than he. Everything that Alex tried his hand at he was good at. He was a gifted doctor and delivered around 5,000 babies at Parkview Adventist Hospital and went on numerous medical missionary trips to Africa, Russia, and South America.

Alex loved to build things, especially houses, garages, and cars with and for people. He was also a talented musician and played at least 10 instruments. But most of all He absolutely loved to fish and would stay out on the water all day with his fishing friends. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn, his sister Lucy, sister-in-law Florence, his son Eric and wife Patty, grandchildren AJ, Norman, Daniel, Evan and Matthew, three step daughters, four step grandchildren, and seven step great grandchildren,
and his beloved pups Allie and Danny. We will see him again on that great day when Jesus returns.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday February 17, 2019 at 1pm at the Brunswick Seventh-Day Adventist Church.