OBITUARIES for Thursday, May 16, 2024 - The Town Line Newspaper (2024)


WATERVILLE – Stacy L. (Rollins) Harris, 53, passed away Wednesday, on April 24, 2024, following a courageous but brief battle with cancer. Stacy was born in Waterville on December 2, 1970, to Richard A. and Laura L. Rollins (Lancaster).

She worked at MaineGeneral Medical Center, in Waterville, for close to 30 years. Her most recent employment was at the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, in Waterville. She referred to that position as her “true calling”.

In addition to having a great sense of humor, Stacy glowed with love, compassion, empathy and, most importantly, with gratitude. She touched the lives of many and was loved and respected by virtually all who knew her.

Stacy is survived by her son, Paul Poissonnier and his partner Meghan Nawfel; grandsons, Oliver and Sage Poissonnier; mother, Laura Lancaster; father, Richard Rollins and his wife Judy; stepsisters Crystall, Heather and Sarah; half-sister, Michelle; aunts; and cousins.

She was predeceased by both paternal and maternal grandparents; her uncle, Steven Lancaster; and her much loved stepdad, David Althenn.

At her request, a drop-in gathering will be held at her home on May 19 between the hours of 1 and 4 p.m. Those who need directions may call Laura at 207-680-6186.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to any charity of your choice which benefits the homeless or the hungry.


UNITY – Jesse Jay Goldrup, 46, of Unity, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 25, 2024. He was born in Waterville on January 3, 1978, the son of Bonnie (Ellis) Goldrup and Craig Goldrup.

He attended and graduated from the Winslow school district.

Jesse worked in construction, with his latest employment being alongside good friends at Ranger Construction Corp. He was respected and well-known for being a hard worker. He had an innate ability to conceptualize projects and bring them to life. He was the master of his trade.

Jesse was a true outdoor enthusiast. He loved being surrounded by nature, foraging, hiking, camping, gardening, and most of all, fishing and adventuring with his beloved dog, Obie.

What really meant the most to him, though, was spending time with his family. Jesse was a loving son and brother, devoted father, cool “Uncle Dude” to his nephews, a loyal friend, and an incredibly selfless man to those he cared for. He was the life of any party, with an infectious smile and laugh. He lived a life full of many adventures that made for great stories; His favorite adventure being a proud father to his daughter.

He was predeceased by both sets of grandparents, Richard Goldrup, Ida Goldrup, Orwood “Sonny” Ellis, and Elinor Ellis; as well as uncle Jerry Ellis; and cousin, Christopher Gerry.

Jesse is survived by his mother, Bonnie (Ellis) Goldrup; father, Craig Goldrup; his daughter, Kendra Goldrup and boyfriend Timothy Martin, who are expecting his granddaughter, Addison Martin, due June 25, 2024; his brother, Jeremy Goldrup and wife Sharon Goldrup; his brother, Jay Goldrup and girlfriend Kelly Marsh; his nephews Colby Goldrup, Kayden Goldrup, and Mason Goldrup; his uncle, Randy Goldrup and girlfriend Terri Maxwell; cousin, Erika Goldrup.

There will be a service held on Tuesday, May 21, from noon to 3 p.m., at Gallant Funeral Home, in Waterville. Please join the family to share cherished memories, stories, and celebrate the life of Jesse, who will be missed beyond measure.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at


WATERVILLE – Jeannine G. Bard, 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Lakewood Continuing Care, in Waterville. Jeannine was born the daughter of Vital and Ernestine Albert on June 12, 1931.

She grew up and attended schools in Clair, New Brunswick, Canada, graduating high school in 1948.

She worked several jobs throughout her life; teaching in a one-room schoolhouse, working as a telephone operator in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, and worked at Smiley’s Dairy, in Winslow, where she enjoyed making ice creams for her husband and children. Her longest job was working at Keyes Fibre, in Waterville, for 25 years and becoming a Sample Room Manager before retiring.

Jeannine loved her husband’s garden and the resulting fruits and vegetables, which she enjoyed canning. She was known for being an excellent cook. As a result, her house was the central hub for family driving from Canada or Connecticut. They always made sure to stop and say hello. Jeannine enjoyed traveling with her husband, going on many trips including Hawai’i, Florida, and Arizona. She was Elvis’s number one fan and saw him live in concert in Connecticut. Her trip to Graceland was one of the highlights of her life.

Jeannine was predeceased by her parents; her twins Michael and Michelle, her daughter Lisa Gagne, Al Belanger, husband of granddaughter Margo, her sisters Rita Oakes and husband Leon, Lucille Schiavoni and husband Louis, Blanche Long and husband Lucien Dorice Nadeau, and husband Leo, and Georgette LeClair and husband Ernest, her brothers Enoil Albert and wife Rita, and Roland Albert and wife Helene, sisters-in-law, Clara Jalbert and husband Lester, Malvina Bard and husband Raoul, and Jeanne Pelletier and husband Fedime, brothers-in-law Damase Bard and wife Marie Jeanne, George Bard and wife Germaine, Nazaire Bard and wife Annette, Patrick Bard and wife Arlene, Roland Bard and wife Leona, Gerard Bard and wife Adrian, Ozite Bard, Claude Bard, and Stanley White.

She is survived by her husband Normand Bard; her children Peter Bard and wife Joanne, of Milford, Massachusetts, Linda Bourque and husband George, of Burham, Andrew Bard, of Winslow; her six grandchildren Margo Belanger, of Waterville, Kirstin McQuillan and husband Tyler, of Sidney, Melanie Blair and husband Gary, of Lisbon, Melinda Bard, of Raymond, Eric Gagne and wife Laura, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, and Ashley Obptande and husband Jeremy, of Brunswick; 16 great-grandchildren, Taylor Stewart and husband Russell, Acadia Birk, Sydney Thomason and husband Ian, Anthony Whittemore and fiancee Emily Cole, Meghan McQuillan, Nicholas Blair, Matthew McQuillan, Alexis Blair, Mackenzie Gervais, Kylie Gervais, Bryce Obptande, Aiden Gagne, Nolan Gervais, Burke Obptande, Zack Blair, and Carter Blair; two great-great-grandchildren, Scarlett Stewart and Scarlett Whittemore; her sister-in-law Theresa White, and her son-in-law Randall Gagne.

Jeannine loved to play her favorite song, You Are My Sunshine, on her guitar for her children and grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursdasy, May 30, at 10 a.m., at Saint John the Baptist Church, 26 Monument Street, Winslow. A Celebration of Life will be held following the service at the Waterville Elks Lodge #905, on 76 Industrial Street, Waterville, to share stories and memories.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at


WATERVILLE – Joan G. Veilleux, 85, died peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at her home. Joan was born in Waterville on March 27, 1939, daughter of William and Claudianna (Rodrigue) Giguere.

She attended Notre Dame Catholic School, in Waterville, and graduated from Mount Merici Academy, in Waterville, in 1957.

While attending high school, at the age of 16, she worked part-time at McLellan’s Department Store, on Main St., in Waterville, until she graduated. Also, while attending Mount Merici, she took sewing classes which led to her employment at C.F. Hathaway Shirt Co., in Waterville, where she also retired from after many years of service.

On June 3, 1961, she married Julian Veilleux, at Notre Dame Catholic Church, in Waterville. In 1962 they began to raise their family of five children.

Some of Joan’s hobbies included camping, card games, casino trips, and was an avid jigsaw puzzle maker. She especially loved spending time with her family and watching her children and grandchildren in their school activities and sporting events.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Julian; grandson, Christopher Wiggins; great-granddaughter, Allie Sue Maloney; sister, Theresa Veilleux, brothers Raymond and Rene Giguere; and son-in-law, Keith Wiggins.

Joan is survived by three daughters, Monique Plummer and husband “Frank”, Sue McMullen and husband Jamie, and Jennifer Rodrigue and husband Danny; two sons, Brian Veilleux and wife Andrea, Scott Veilleux and partner Ed Cowan; sister Annette Rancourt; brothers Leopold Giguere, and Claude and wife Camilla; granddaughters Celestine Curtis and husband Eric, Jessica Maloney and husband Dylan, Abigail and boyfriend Ben, Cassandra Shepherd and husband Isaac, and Jennifer Rothberg; grandsons Jacob, Bono and wife Emily, and Adam; great-grandchildren, Bowen, Blake, Eli, Ryan, Jackson, Naomi, Sophia, Malachi, Leon, Everly, Skyla, and Evan.

A private Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Notre Dame Church, 116 Silver St., in Waterville.

Please visit Joan’s memorial page at where condolences, photos, and special memories may be shared.


WINSLOW – Jane Elnora Edwards, 89, of Winslow, died on Sunday, April 28, 2024, in the town of Waterville. She was born in Bellows Falls, Vermont, on September 15, 1934, the daughter of Ralph E. and Anne J. Edwards.

Jane grew up in Saxons River, Vermont, and Houlton. She attended Bellows Falls (Vt.) High School, and graduated from Gould Academy, Bethel. In 1952. She was a graduate of the University of Maine in 1956, and taught school in Bangor 1956-57. She received a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University in 1958, and a master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Maine at Orono in 1973.

She was married in Bellows Falls, Vermont, on August 29, 1959, to Harvard Philip Fowler; they were divorced in Auburn in 1977. She resumed her maiden name in 1982.

For many years Jane lived in Auburn and was a Reference Librarian at the Bates College Library. In 1983 she moved to Winslow and was a Reference Librarian at the Maine State Law and Legislation Reference Library. She retired in 1994.

She is survived by her sons Douglas S. Fowler, of Waterville, and Paul M. Fowler, of Winchendon, Massachusetts; her grandson, Quinton M. Fowler, of York; and her nephews William E. and Edmund E. Edwards and their children in Vermont.

At her request there will be no funeral and no visiting hours. At a later date, to be determined, there will be a private burial service at the village cemetery in Saxons River, Vermont.

Those who wish may make a contribution in her memory to the Sierra Club Maine Chapter, 565 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101.


WATERVILLE – Carol Lee (Merry) Harrington, 67, passed away, in her home, on Monday, April 29, 2024, following bravely battling ALS. Carol was born in Skowhegan, on August 15, 1956, the daughter of Charles and Virginia (Delano) Merry.

She attended Carrabec High School, in North Anson, graduating in 1974.

Carol married her husband, Dale Harrington, on February 11, 1978. They moved to Germany while Dale was serving in the U.S. Army. Their daughter, Christine, was born in Germany in November 1978. Their second daughter, Michelle, was born in Virginia, in July 1980. The family moved back to Maine and have been Maine residents since.

Carol was a faithful member of Getchell Street Baptist Church, in Waterville, since January 19, 1990. There, she was actively involved as a Sunday School teacher, nursery care provider, and a member of both the Christian Education and Social committees. She attended ladies Bible Study on a regular basis. Carol was a devoted Christian woman who loved and accepted people just as they are.

Carol loved her family unconditionally. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother (Nen), sister, and aunt. She adored her granddaughter, Clareese, and enjoyed spending time with her. She was extremely supportive, caring, and hard working. She was the glue that held everything and everyone together and was always there when needed. She never complained, was brave and strong, and led a Godly life.

Carol enjoyed sewing. She was very talented; creating clothing, quilts, tote bags and many other handmade items. She liked spending time with her family and friends, creating many memories at the family camp, on Long Pond, in Belgrade Lakes.

Carol was predeceased by her parents Charles and Virginia (Delano) Merry, and her stepmother, Freda Chase Merry.

Carol is survived by her husband of 46 years, Dale Harrington; her two daughters, Christine Harrington and Michelle (Harrington) Jones; her granddaughter, Clareese; her sisters and their spouses, Nancy and Bernard Smith, Anita and Bob Bowman, Connie and Alan Lugg; her brothers and their spouses, George Young Jr., Llewellyn and Trudy Young, Everett and Wanda Merry and Warren Merry; her in-laws Verna Pierre, Bruce and Cathy Harrington, and Jill and Mark Culleton; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Getchell Street Baptist Church, 3 Getchell St., Waterville, on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at 11 a.m. A private burial will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolence and memories shared at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Getchell Street Baptist Church, 3 Getchell Street, Waterville, Maine 04901. These donations will go to organizations and groups that Carol cared about and was involved.


WATERVILLE – Suzanne “Sue” Dolores (Hart) Beane, 82, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, eight days before her 83rd birthday, at Lakewood Continuing Care, Waterville. Sue was born on May 8, 1941, in Waterville, the daughter of Herbert and Honorine (Poulin) Hart. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1959. She was married to Perley Beane for 62 years.

Sue worked for her father, “Hart the Tailor,” Rummel’s Ice Cream, C.F. Hathaway, and voter registry, all in Waterville. Sue was a past president of the Women’s Auxiliary at the former Osteopathic Hospital, in Waterville. Anyone who knew her would know that she loved planning and organizing a garage sale. Sue was incredibly talented in several crafts including porcelain doll making and ceramics to name a few. Always eager to go wherever you wanted, she spent as much time with her family as she could.

Sue was predeceased by her parents; her brother, Gerald Hart and his wife Mae, her sisters and their husbands Gloria Isbister (James) Gravel (Roland), Geraldine (Robert) Timmons, Muriel (Robert) Guite, Bernadette (Walter) Williams, and brother-in-law, Donald Freeman.

She is survived by her husband Perley Beane; sisters Harriett (Donald) Freeman and Roberta (Richard) Goodhue; brother-in-law, John Beane and his wife Donna; along with many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, May 10, at Corpus Christi Parish, Notre Dame de Perpetual Secours, 116 Silver Street, Waterville. Committal prayers and burial followed at St. Francis Cemetery, in Waterville.

Arrangements are made through Dan and Scott’s Cremation and Funeral Services in Skowhegan.

Please visit Sue’s memorial page at where condolences, photos, and special memories may be shared.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Rd., Augusta Maine, or Northern Light Continuing Care, Lakewood, 220 Kennedy Memorial Dr., Waterville.


CHINA – Marie E. Osborne, 68, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2024, from cancer. She was born on September 29, 1955, to Ralph and Julia Sylvester.

Marie loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Marie spent her free time sewing. Marie was very grateful to have Marji Sylvester, Sara Padgett and many others who supported her for many years.

She was predeceased by her husband, Scott E. Osborne; and her daughter, BobbyJo; brother, Kenny Sylvester and Kathy Mallet; sister, Mary Crosmen.

She is survived by her children, Brian Osborne and his wife Jenn Ybarra, and Kevin Osborne and his wife Eleonor Osborne; grandchildren, Bryson, Quinn, Stephanie, Kole and Ysabella; many brothers and sisters including Dan and Marilyn Sylvester, Brenda and Skip Cook, Joyce and Herb Hersey, Richard and Beth Sylvester, Betty and Jack Hobbs, Wendy and Warren Cooper; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

There will be no funeral arrangements at this time. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at


FAIRFIELD – Priscilla Mae (Brooks) Gilblair,83, lifelong resident of North Fairfield, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2024, following complications from a stroke she endured during the pandemic of 2020. Priscilla was born on her family’s farm on March 26, 1940, in North Fairfield, to Carleton E. and Eva A. (McTaggart) Brooks.

She attended Fairfield schools, graduating from the eighth grade. In August 1957 Priscilla married Roland G. Gilblair and in 1959 they welcomed the arrival of their only child, Eva. Years later, they became foster parents to Mary and Mitchell. Although Priscilla spent many years as a homemaker, she worked briefly for the Gables Boarding Home, in Vassalboro, and drove a taxicab for children with special needs.

Priscilla might best be known to some as “KPG”, her decades-old CB radio handle. It was common to walk into her home and hear the chattering from her living room or bedroom where she had CB radios located. She enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, browsing yard-sales, walking her 20+ acres of fields and woods, driving around town in her VW Beetle, shopping at Marden’s, in Waterville, going to lunch with family and friends, and “cheating” by having an ice cream or a lobster roll on a summer day. She liked playing Skip-Bo, watching The Young and the Restless, Jeopardy!, and Wheel of Fortune, and listening to Daniel O’Donnell.

Priscilla was predeceased by her husband Roland, her brothers Donald, Raymond, and Carleton Brooks, and her daughter Eva (Gilblair) Adams.

She is survived by her son-in-law, Jack Adams, of Fairfield Center; granddaughter, Jen Adams and her husband Rob Harville, of Scarborough; great-granddaughter, Hazel Harville; and her grandson, Seth Adams, of Scarborough.

A graveside service will be held Friday, May 17, at 11 a.m., in Norridgewock, at the Riverview Cemetery, followed by a noontime celebration of life in Skowhegan at the Elks Lodge. All are welcome.

Please visit Priscilla’s memorial page at where condolences, photos, and special memories may be shared.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either Somerset Animal Shelter ( or the Maine Children’s Home (


WATERVILLE – Bob Lichtenwalter passed away on Sunday May 5, 2024, in Waterville, due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Joliet, Illinois, to Helen and Lester Lichtenwalter, as the middle child between two sisters.

As a young man he excelled in academics and played football, basketball, and baseball at Lincoln Way High School, where he graduated in 1961. He attended Dartmouth College, where he was a member of the 1962 Ivy League championship football team. He joined the Kappa Sigma fraternity, and he earned his degree in mechanical engineering.

Following college graduation in 1965 he drove across the country to Seattle, Washington, to start his career with Boeing on the Supersonic Transport project. He asked out a pretty girl named Karen in his apartment building, and four months later they eloped, much to the chagrin of his family back in Illinois, who would have preferred a large wedding. While working at Boeing he attended night school at the University of Washington, earning his master’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1970. He was proud of having worked on the design of the 747 during his Boeing years.

Bob worked in the aircraft business for 15 years before switching directions and taking a job at Weyerhaeuser, in Federal Way, Washington. During his time in the forest products industry he designed various types of equipment, acquired two patents, and managed many mill projects. With Karen by his side, he traveled all over the country to troubleshoot paper mills for Weyerhauser, always returning home to the “dream house” they built in Port Townsend, Washington.

At the age of 55, he retired from corporate life and established his own consulting company, with Karen doing the books. In 2004 he retired from engineering altogether and became a real estate agent in their new hometown of Enumclaw, Washington. In 2008 they made their final move to Waterville to be nearer to their grandchildren.

Bob was a lifelong learner who was always interested in trying new things. While working at Boeing he obtained his private pilot license, and eventually achieved an instrument rating which allowed him to fly at night and in any weather.

When his children were young he coached their sports teams, and he built a model railroad for them in the garage. After moving to Maine he took up road bicycling, and he competed in age group time trial races for several years. He and Karen became avid golfers while in Maine, and they also participated in Toastmasters, with Bob leading the Waterville club as their president for several years.

Bob will be remembered as a man of integrity who always kept his word, a faithful husband, a talented engineer, a team player, a wise and dependable father, a doting grandfather, and a funny, generous, and easygoing guy.

He was predeceased by his parents; and his brothers-in-law Don Werner and Bob Crosby.

He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Karen (Crosby) Lichtenwalter; son Bob (and Tawnya) Lichtenwalter; daughter, Brenda (and Christine) Nichols; his grandchildren, Emily and Kate; sisters Betty Werner and Carol (and Lou) Kish; sisters-in-law Amy Crosby, Wendy Emmons, and Marilyn Crosby; many nieces and nephews.

At Bob’s request there will be no service. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at


VASSALBORO – Roland Henry John Poulin, 90, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Maine Veterans Home, in Bangor. Roland was born the son of Louis Poulin and Irene (Patnaude) Poulin, in North Vassalboro, on August 29, 1933. He attended and graduated from Winslow High School in 1951. After graduating, he served in the United States Air Force for 21 years from 1951 to 1972.

During his time of service, Roland received multiple medals and awards including the Air Force Conduct Medal with 3 Loops; National Defense Service Medal with 3 Stars; Vietnam Service Medal; RVN Campaign Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Enlisted Air Crew Wings; and a Cold War Commemorative Medal.

He was the owner and operator of Roland’s Appliance Service for 35 years and was the Town of Vassalboro selectman from 1977 to 1979, as well as town manager for a three-month period in 1979. Roland was a lifetime member of the VFW, a Mason, and a Catholic.

Roland enjoyed camping, fishing, and a morning ritual of coffee and conversation at a well-known Freddie’s Garage, in East Vassalboro.

He was predeceased by his parents; his son Roland Poulin Jr., brothers Louis and Alfred Poulin, and sister Vietta Mayo.

Roland is survived by his daughter Vietta Rollins and husband John Rollins, of Madison; sons Paul A. Poulin, of Warren, and Louis Poulin and wife Gail ,of Fairfield; cousin Joanne and Arthur Bechard, of Massachusetts.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 10 a.m., at Saint John The Baptist Church, 26 Monument Street, Winslow, followed by a burial at the North Vassalboro Village Cemetery, Cemetery Street, Vassalboro.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at


WATERVILLE – Camilla J. Giguere, 87, passed away peacefully, following a brief illness, at Maine General Medical Center, in Augusta, on Monday May 6, 2024. Cami lla was born on March 30, 1937, in Fairfield, and was the last surviving child of Fred and Laura (Ackley) Dyer.

Camilla was a graduate of Lawrence High School class of 1954, in Fairfield, and she received a nursing degree from Mercy Hospital, in Portland.

Camilla and Claude were married on June 4, 1960, and took up residence in Waterville. They were blessed with six children. Camilla was a doting mom and the glue that kept the family together these past 64 years.

Camilla loved planning and going to family events through out the years. Camilla and Claude, along with their children, spent many summers at their camp on Great Pond and loved to travel during the winter months. She enjoyed shopping with her friends, scratch tickets and playing cards with her grandchildren or with anyone who wanted to play a game of cribbage.

Following the birth of their last child, Camilla decided to reenter the medical field as a surgical nurse at MaineGeneral Medical Center. She loved her job and met many new friends during her career. She retired in 1999.

Camilla was predeceased by her parents; her sisters Beverly Purtell, Mary Hunter and Linda Dyer and brothers Fred and Dickie Dyer. Camilla was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of her sister-in-law, Joanne Veilleux, just a week prior to her own passing.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Claude Giguere; her children Stephen (Pamela) Giguere, of Dover, New Hampshire, Catherine (Thomas) Suttie, of Waterville, Michael Giguere and his long time partner, Annelyse, of Wakefield, Massachusetts, Jeanne Giguere and her long time partner, Josh, of Albion, David Giguere, of Brooks, Tony Giguere and his fiancée, Taryn, of Topsham; grandchildren, Jesse and Cody Pomeroy, Tom (Emeline) Suttie, Lauren (Nick) Lewis, Abby Giguere, and Belle and Jeremy Giguere; and several great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; Claude’s brother, Leopold, sister, Annette and sisters-in-law Rolande and Jeanne Giguere.

There was a Mass of Christian Burial at Notre Dame Church, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

Arrangements are in the care of Veilleux and Redington Funeral Home, 8 Elm St,, Waterville, where condolences, memories, and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in Camilla’s memory to the Humane Society Waterville Area, 100 Webb Rd., Waterville, ME 04901.


WATERVILLE – Ervin D. Lizotte, 83, a resident of Woodlands Assisted Living, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024. Ervin, the third child born to Henry and Leona (Levesque) Lizotte, entered the world on December 5, 1940, in Waterville. Ervin attended parochial and public schools and graduated from Waterville High School in 1959.

Ervin was raised Catholic and considered Notre Dame his church. On February 3, 1962, he married Constance “Connie” Fortier, the love of his life. Together they raised their two daughters in Oakland, then in Waterville. Later, Ervin became known as “Da” to his grandchildren.

Ervin had numerous jobs throughout his lifetime: Fairfield Creamery, Scott Paper Co., in Winslow, (construction crew), CF Hathaway Shirt Factory, in Waterville, salesman for Met Life, Grossman’s, Waterville Hardware, True Value, Bob Plourde’s Plumbing and Heating (showroom), and Hannaford.

In 1997 he purchased a property in need of extensive repair, turning one of his hobbies into a lucrative endeavor by investing a lot of sweat equity into the building and renting out the units, which were Section 8 approved.

Ervin enjoyed following his favorite sports teams: The New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and locally, Waterville High School basketball, where he was once awarded “Fan of the Year”.

Ervin enjoyed spending time with friends and family and traveling. His vacations included a cross country road trip with his lifelong friend, Dick Cote, several trips to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he would sometimes meet up with his friend since early childhood, Gene Duguay, and a very special trip to Paris. Ervin was bilingual, fluent in both English and Canadian French. He was proud of his French heritage and was a member of Le Club Calumet, in Augusta.

In addition to his parents, Ervin was predeceased by his wife of almost 60 years, Connie; siblings Priscilla, Doris Perrini, Robert; a few in-laws; a nephew; and a very special aunt, Anna Gurney.

Ervin is survived by his daughters Holly Angelique, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Heidi Huard and her husband Dale, of Waterville; grandchildren Aja Binette, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Jordan Huard and his partner Michele Pashby, of El Cerrito, California, and Micayla Huard, of Waterville; siblings and in-laws Theresa and Richard Bartlett, Richard Lizotte, Kenneth and Priscilla Lizotte; many nieces and nephews; as well as many cousins, including the Gurneys.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Notre Dame Catholic Church, at 116 Silver St., Waterville, at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, May 28, followed by a burial at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Aable Cremation Service, Waterville.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Salvation Army, 36 Eastern Ave., Augusta, ME 04330, or ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105,, or to the charity of your choosing.


CHINA – Fulton Ryan, 85, passed away Tuesday May 7, 2024, from complications related to dementia. He was born April 23, 1939, the son of Edward Thomas Ryan Jr. and Mary (O’Connor) Ryan, of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Fulton attended Cathedral High School, in Springfield, Massachusetts, and graduated in June 1957. He graduated from the University of New England-St Francis College in June of 1961. Fulton also earned his master’s degree in education from the University of Maine at Farmington.

He served two years in the United States Army, stationed in Italy. He married his wife, JoAnn Randazzo on August 7, 1965, in Italy.

After leaving the military, Fulton returned to Rhode Island with his wife to teach for one year. He started teaching French and Social Studies in 1966 at the old Kingfield High School. Fulton coached girls’ basketball and softball at the old Kingfield High School. Fulton then went to the Mt. Abram High School, in Salem Township, in 1969 where he taught, mostly social studies until retiring in 2003.

Starting in 1972, Fulton taught driver education at Mt. Abram High School for 30 years. He also coached the boys and girls’ track team. Fulton has been a member of the Norton Wuori Legion Post #61, Kingfield Senior Citizens, Maine State Retired Teachers Association, volunteer firefighter for the town of Kingfield and the Masons Mount Abram Lodge #204 A.F. & A.M.

Fulton has served on a variety of boards with the town of Kingfield. Fulton and his wife raised their three children in Kingfield. He loved spending time with his family, fishing, watching the Boston Bruins and decorating for holidays.

He was predeceased by his wife, JoAnn (Randazzo) Ryan (Emily); parents, Edward, and Mary Ryan; in-laws, Nicholas, and Lynette Randazzo; siblings, Aurthur Ryan, Edward Ryan, Marilyn (Ryan) Dunphy, Lois Ryan, Celine (Ryan) Paquette; brother-in-law’s, Michael Randazzo and Larry Paquette.

He is survived by his three children, John and wife Laurie, of Cumberland, Theresa and husband Michael Wight, of China, and Thomas, of Lewiston; five grandchildren, Nicholas Ryan, Mark Beahm (Timo), David Beahm (Adam), Katherine Wight, and Christopher Wight; and sister-in-law, Eleanor Ryan; numerous colleagues, friends, and countless students.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 10 a.m., with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m., at Western Mountains Baptist Church, 928 Carrabassett Road, New Portland. Refreshments will follow in the church dining hall.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta Maine, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 225N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601 https://act/

Arrangements are under the care of Dan and Scott’s Cremation and Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington Maine, where memories, photos and condolences may be shared at


CHINA VILLAGE – Gregory L. Theriault, from China Village, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Greg was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and from there his family moved to Sandusky, Ohio, moving back to Maine in his teen years.

Greg was a jack of all trades, running a construction business, and a catering business, ending his career until his retirement at the family-owned golf course. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1974 – ’78.

He enjoyed golfing, traveling (which he and his wife did often), boating, and motorcycle riding. He was a devoted Mason, also a member of the Elks Lodge #905, in Waterville.

Greg married the love of his life, Rebecca, in November 1993 and spent many happy and wonderful times together.

He is survived by his wife Rebecca; son Chris and his wife Michelle; three granddaughters, Larissa, Carmen, and Alexis; one brother, Tim Theriault; niece Amanda Theriault and her partner Mike; many cousins, aunts, and uncles.

He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Constance Theriault, and brothers Steve and Michel.

Services will be held Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m., at the Waterville Elks Lodge.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at


VASSALBORO – Frederick W. Naborowsky, 81, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at his home. He was born in Waterville to Gloria and Julius Naborowsky, of Winslow.

Following graduation from Winslow High School, Fred enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for 20 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Fred served during both the Cold War and the Vietnam War. His assignments in Europe included England, France, and Germany; in the Pacific his assignments included Vietnam, Thailand, and Korea. Fred’s assignments took his family to Bangor, Columbus, Ohio, Trenton, New Jersey, Honolulu, Hawai’i, and Williams Air Force Base, in Mesa, Arizona. He earned numerous awards and decorations throughout his career and most coveted by him were the Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal.

After retirement from the military, Fred worked at the Augusta Police Department for 23 years. His duties there included dispatching police, and fire and rescue. Fred was also a reserve police officer for nine years concurrent with his other duties. Fred transferred to the police records division where he remained until his retirement in 2004.

After retirement from the police department, Fred and his wife would travel during the winter months to Mesa, Arizona.

Fred married his high school sweetheart, Donna Daugier, of Vassalboro. Together, he and Donna raised five children. He loved hunting and fishing, was an at-large life member of the VFW and the American Legion. In addition, Fred was also a member of the Augusta Elks Lodge.

He was predeceased by his parents.

Fred is survived by his wife, Donna Naborowsky; his five children, Lisa Fitzpatrick, Lee Naborowsky and his wife Tanya, Brian Naborowsky and his wife Heather, Jeffery Naborowsky and his wife Melissa, and Marcia Murray and her husband Kevin; grandchildren, Brandon Wilson, Chelsey Delano, Austin Naborowsky, Brittney Tardiff, Derek Perry, Gage Naborowsky, Cole Naborowsky, Emilie Naborowsky, Savannah Powell, Abigail Folsom, Cameron Naborowsky, Kimberly Murray, Nicholas Murray, Jacob Murray, and Erick Murray; and great-grandchildren, Aubrey Wilson, Brody Wilson, Harper Wilson, Liliana Wilson, Kai Tardiff, Lennox Tardiff, Oliver Potter, Maia Naborowsky, Nash Murray, Rayleigh Williamson, Tatum Murray, and Baby Williamson due November 2024.

Fred wanted to leave a big thank you to Mr. Reginald Cough, formerly of Winslow High School, and Theodore Huard, of Winslow, for saving his life.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at noon, at the committal shelter at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, 143 Blue Star Ave., Augusta.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. Condolences, stories, or photos may be shared by visiting

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Fred’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at


CHINA – Wayne C. Stevens, 72, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2024. He was born on Nov­ember 17, 1951, in Wa­ter­ville, the son of Florence and Carroll Stevens.

Wayne’s journey through life was marked by boundless love, compassion and unwavering dedication to his family and friends.

He was a 1970 graduate of Waterville High School and was a stellar A-student athlete. He was a member of the National Honor Society and the starting goalie for the Purple Panthers from 1968-1970 and co-captain 1969-1970. During that time Waterville won two state championships and two New England titles. He was also an “All Conference End” on his football team, played baseball and on the ski team. After receiving a letter from Bowdoin College admissions stating he was a promising candidate and they were interested in motivated high ability students, Wayne applied and graduated from Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, in 1974, with a B.A. in Sociology.

Wayne worked at the Maine Central Railroad, in Waterville, for many years and then became owner/operator of D and S Industries through 1989. His compassion and unwavering dedication to the well-being of children led him to make a career change when he accepted a math and science teaching position at Buker Middle School, in Augusta. He then went on to teach math and science at Medomak Middle School until his retirement.

Beyond his professional pursuits Wayne was blessed to reconnect with his high school hockey team friends last year. The bonds they created lasted a lifetime and he and Paula were so grateful for Mike, John and Mark’s visits during his time at the hospital.

He loved playing golf with his brother Kirby, watching hockey and football and being with his family. He and Paula welcomed their daughter in 1982. From 2013 to 2016 they were blessed with two grandchildren, Greyson and Grant. Wayne embraced his role of Baba, sharing his passions, reading and playtime with his grandsons who became the light of his life.

Wayne was predeceased by his parents Florence and Carroll Stevens; his baby sister, Judith A. Stevens, his brother, Kirby L. Stevens; his grandparents Fred J. and Grace Rancourt Nadeau, his paternal grandparents Maurice and Gertrude Lord Stevens; and his brother-in-law, Scott Selwood.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Paula; his daughter, Haley Stevens Arnold and husband Craig, their two grandchildren, Greyson and Grant Arnold; his sister, Jean Selwood; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will have a graveside service to celebrate Wayne’s life at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville, on Friday, June 21, at 1 p.m. All are welcome to come and share their memories.



FAIRFIELD – William J. Nye, lifelong resident of Fairfield, 101, died on February 15, 2024.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the First Baptist Church, 12 Newhall St., Fairfield, on Saturday, June 1, at 10 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, 15 Bartlett St., in Fairfield.

Complete obituary may be found at


CHINA – Carlton L. Fitzgerald, of China, graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., on Friday, May 17, 2024, at the Chadwick Hill Cemetery. in South China.


BANGOR – Kathryn Louise Moses, 76, passed away at a Bangor hospital on Wed­nesday, February 21, 2024, following a brief illness.

A graveside service will be held 10:15 a.m., Saturday, May 18, at St. Francis Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville. Messages and memories may be shared with Kathryn’s family, and a full obituary may be viewed, at

Arrangements by Kiley and Foley Funeral Service, Bangor and Brewer.

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