March 14, 1941 - - November 21, 2017
MADAWASKA – Raynold P. Gagnon, 76, died November 21, 2017 at a Bangor hospital. He was born March 14, 1941 in Madawaska, son of Hampy and Annette (Michaud) Gagnon.
Ray was a graduate of Madawaska High School, served in the U.S. Navy and was a graduate of the University of Maine, Fort Kent. Ray began his career as a school teacher then was a local business man and worked hi ...
July 18, 1925 - - November 13, 2017
Orono and Castine - William Wood Anderson
Bill Anderson died on November 13, 2017 after 92 years of life well lived. He was still 18 years old when he landed on Utah Beach, Normandy, France on June 6, 1944 as part of “Foxy 29,” an elite cadre of Navy doctors, nurses, and corpsmen put together for the invasion of Europe. The LST 500 he sailed on made over 20 trips from Eng ...
Lloyd E. Willey
September 19, 1934 - - November 06, 2017
Hampden - Lloyd E. Willey passed away peacefully at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Bangor, Maine, on November 6, 2017, following a long illness. Lloyd was born on September 19, 1934 in Cherryfield, Maine, to parents James A. “Jim” and Esther E. Willey. Lloyd moved with his family to Topsham, Maine in 1936, where his father began his career in the vending business with Cant ...
August 12, 1927 - - October 31, 2017
Bangor and Brewer - Arthur Peter Brountas, 90, husband for 61 years to Maria Gianibas Brountas, passed away peacefully at home on October 31, 2017. He was born August 12, 1927, the son of the late Peter Brountas and Penelope Spiropoulos Brountas of 294 Main Street, Bangor.
As a child Arthur held many jobs to help support the family during the depression. One was selling newsp ...
Allison Joseph Briggs
August 23, 1927 - - October 20, 2017
BREWER %u2013 Allison Joseph Briggs, 90, died October 20, 2017, at the Maine Veterans Home in Bangor, surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 23, 1927, in Houlton, the son of Ralph and Isabelle (Coffey) Briggs. Allison attended schools in Lincoln, including Mattanawcook Academy, from which he graduated in 1945. He served in the U.S. Navy from the fall of 1945 to Aug ...
December 16, 1929 - - October 12, 2017
CARMEL. Eugene G. Burgess, 87, died October 12, 2017 at a Bangor Hospital. He was born December 16, 1929 in Bangor, son of William G.A. and Alice M. (Ashford) Burgess.
Eugene proudly served in the US Army from 1952 until 1954. He was employed with the US Government as an Electrician for many years, retiring as a supervisor. Eugene was a member of the American Legion Post 01 ...
July 22, 1946 - - October 11, 2017
Stephen “Steph” Zadravecz, 71 of Molasses Pond Eastbrook passed away October 11th, 2017. He was born July 22nd, 1946 in Bridgeport, Connecticut the son of Stephen Zadravecz and Julia Nemetz Zadravecz.
Steve moved to Maine at the age of 3 when his parents purchased The Molasses Pond House. He graduated from Lee Academy and joined the Navy Seabees at McMurdo Station in An ...
March 26, 1941 - - October 08, 2017
ORRINGTON – James L. Watkins, 76, died October 8, 2017 at the Reading Hospital, in Reading, PA following a brief illness. He was born March 26, 1941 in East Millinocket, son of Charles A. and Letitia (Mitchell) Watkins.
Jim was a graduate of Leavitt Institute, Turner and the University of Maine, Orono with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran a ...
December 28, 1948 - - September 25, 2017
July 02, 1944 - - August 04, 2017
Etna - Debra Lou Banks Calderwood died tragically in a car accident on Friday, August 4, 2017 in Etna, Maine. Debra was born July 2, 1944 in Quincy Massachusetts, the daughter of William and Thelma (Garnett) Banks.
After graduating from Westbrook High School in 1962, Debra received her certificate of nursing from Maine Medical Center in Portland in 1965. She then joined the Un ...