April 16, 1932 - - June 19, 2017
BANGOR - Richard “Rick” Makahusz passed unexpectedly at a local Bangor hospital on the evening of June 19, 2017. His final moments were shared by many who adored him.
The son of Emil R. Makahusz and Bertha H. Hein, Rick was born April 16th, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio. Rick attended James Ford Rhodes High School. Upon completion he served his nation during the Korean War as ...
December 09, 1925 - - June 18, 2017
Holden – Warren E. “Whitey” Miller, 91, died of natural causes June 18, 2017, at a Bangor hospital. He was born December 9, 1925, in Elizabeth, NJ, the son of Conrad and Josephine Miller. Whitey served with the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. After the war, he graduated from Orono High School with a cadre of 12 veterans in 1947. He met Wilma Jesse Brown ...
March 06, 1924 - - June 08, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, ORONO and BANGOR – Albert Herbert Smaha, 93, died peacefully June 8, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 6, 1924 in Lawrence, MA, son of Herbert K. and Nellie J. (Kelley) Smaha.
Albert attended Deering High School, Portland, Maine, graduating with honors as a Tri Captain in football, basketball and bas ...
June 18, 1924 - - June 01, 2017
BANGOR – Donald B. Annis, 92, passed away 6 pm June 1, 2017 at the Bangor Veterans’ Home. He was born June 18, 1924 in Concord, MA, the son of Margaret Patricia Gallagher and Harold Annis.
Donald joined the U.S. Army in 1943 and served overseas in England and France in the European Theater. He served in the 896 Sig Co Dep (AVN) as an Instrument Repairman. He received th ...
January 29, 1924 - - May 20, 2017
Newburgh - Llewellyn B. Toothaker, 93, died shortly after suffering a stroke at Seaport Village, Ellsworth on May 20, 2017. He was the son of Charles and Delilah (nee Getchell) Toothaker and was born at home in Newburgh on the family farm on Jan. 29, 1924, one of 12 children. Llewellyn graduated from Hampden Academy in Hampden, Maine. Following graduation, he served as a Fir ...
October 19, 1976 - - May 08, 2017
Bangor and Davenport, FL - Joshua S. Jamieson, 40, died May 8, 2017 at his home in Florida. He was born, October 19, 1976, in San Gabriel, CA.
A graduate of Bangor High School, class of 1995, Josh was an outstanding athlete, playing football, basketball, baseball, and was part of two State Championship teams. He also enjoyed golfing with friends. Josh’s favorite pastime was ...
September 28, 1930 - - May 06, 2017
GALLOWAY, N.J. and BANGOR, ME – John Uldall Dircksen, 86, husband of Suzanne R. (Gildart) Dircksen, died May 6, 2017 at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in New Jersey. He was born September 28, 1930 in Portland, Maine, son of Johannes and Etta L. (Fish) Dircksen.
John was a graduate of Machias High School, class of 1948 and graduated from the University of Maine in 1 ...
Ralph David Libby
September 04, 1955 - - April 12, 2017
Bangor – Ralph D. Libby, 61, died peacefully, April 12, 2017 at the Maine Veterans Hospital, Augusta. He was born September 4, 1955, in Westbrook, the son of Lloyd A. and Elvie S. (Garman) Libby.
Ralph was a graduate of Bonney Eagle High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, he continued his education at Universit ...
SMSgt Richard Hopkins
October 17, 1925 - - April 08, 2017
Peabody, MA & Bangor
SMSgt Richard “Hoppy” Hopkins, 10-17-1925 “You figure my age” as Hoppy would say, beloved husband of Hazel (Irving) Hopkins, died peacefully at his home on Saturday April 8, 2017, while in the comforting presence of his family.
Born in Bangor, ME, he was the son of the late Carleton L. and Marie (Jordan) Hopkins. He grew up in Bangor and gradua ...
Leland White, M.D.
October 12, 1924 - - April 07, 2017
Hampden - Leland M. White, M.D., 92, went to be with his heavenly father on April 7, 2017 at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He was born in Bangor, Maine on October 12, 1924 to Henry White and Grace White. He is predeceased by his parents and sister, Alice “Bonnie” Jensen. He was married to Carol L. White, R.N. for 65 years and they had four daughters, Brenna, Vicki, Dietra, ...