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12/2/19 - Max Schaefer, 17, passed away in Middleburg, Virginia.
11/2/19 - Born to Courtney and Justin Doughty, a daughter, Marin Elizabeth Doughty. She was born at 2:42 a.m. weighing 7lbs 12oz and 20.5 inches long. She joins her big brother, Seamus, who was quite surprised at first but warmed up quickly. Proud grandparents are Chris and Frankie Doughty, and Lyn Ujlaky.
10/29/2019 - Audrey Hamilton Collins, 91, passed away at the Island Commons.A memorial service will be held at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 24 at 1:30pm followed by the burial and then a reception at the Chebeague Island Hall.
10/5/19 - Mimi Moulton, 80, passed away peacefully at the Gosnell home surrounded by her family. Service will be October 12th at 1:30 with reception following at the Parish House.
10/3/19 - Born to Ross and Rikki Lee Sabasteanski's a second daughter, Madeline Amelia Sabasteanski. All are doing well!
9/30/19 - Born to Caitlin and Hank Whetham, a son, Charles (Charlie) Sinclair Whetham, weighing 7 lbs, 7 oz. He is the little brother to Sophia Whetham. All are happy and healthy and Charlie is growing like a weed.
9/30/19 - Terry Bennett, 81, passed away from esophageal cancer. In lieu of a funeral, a celebration of Terry’s life will be held Governor’s Inn in Rochester on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 1-4pm.
8/24/19 - Congratulations to Whit Anderson and Laura Menke, who were married at The Preserve, Tamworth, NH.. Whit is the son of Bruce and Joanne Anderson (McCullom).
8/24/19 - Roger P. Bruley, 70 died at the Kaplan Family Hospice Housesurrounded by his family after a lengthy illness.
8/17/19 - Marianne Hamilton Durgin, 87, died peacefully at the home of her daughter in Huntersville, NC. - Service will be October 19th.
8/10/19 - Born to Nick and Merrill Sabasteanski, a daughter, Josephine “JoJo”. She was 9 lbs 13 oz. and is adored by big sister Clara!!
8/9/19 - Born to S. H. MacArthur III (Hayes) and Lauren, a daughter, Danica Joy MacArthur. She joins sisters Ella and Sophia and brother S. H. MacArthur IV (Mac). Grandparents are Carol Rhea MacArthur and S. Hayes MacArthur Jr. Great grandparents were S.H. MacArthur Sr. (the original Mac) and Phyllis. Great great grandparents were Francis "Granky" and "Kauf", "Poppy" Kauffman. Great Auntie Gayle Helbig will no doubt be the first to transport her from the ferry on her first ride of many to the island.
7/18/19 - Born to Melissa and Ben Yoshua Davis, a daughter, Genevieve Ruth Yosua-Davis was born at10:45 AM, 7 lbs 10 oz and 20.5 inches long. Parents and big brother Michael are happy and doing well.
6/23/19 - Born to Jenn & Tim Webber of Cumberland, a daughter, Maely Jane Webber. Big brother, Ford, loves his baby sister. Grandparents are Cis & Rick Tonks; Great Aunts and Uncles, Gretchen & Jim Hartling and Kathy & Charlie Kuntz.
6/12/19 - Born to Kim Morgan and Drew McGuire, a son, Quinn English McGuire. He is welcomed by his big brother Logan Dodge McGuire.
6/9/19 - Paul Alfred Gosselin, 78, of Yarmouth, Maine, passed away after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
6/2/19 - E. Ronald (Ronnie) Race went home to be with his parents on June 2 2019. He is the brother of Cheryl and brother-in-law of Don Buxbaum. The visiting hours will be at Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth, Maine, Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 1:00 to 2:30 with the celebration of life at 2:30 to 3:00.
5/5/19 - Richard Lane (Dick) Calder, 86, died at Maine Medical Center. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday June 1st 11am at Chebeague Methodist Church.
Visiting hours are Friday May 31st from 4 to 7 pm at Lindquist
4/23/19 - Born to Katie Babcock and husband, Dominic, a son, Edward Arthur D’Alessio in Portland. Baby Eddie is brother to big sister, Caroline, and grandson to Reggie and Lyn Babcock
3/4/19 - Richard (Dick) W Miner, father to Tracy Ames. Grandfather to Alissa and Sophia Ames-died Monday, March 4th 2019.
2/27/19 - Peter Johnson, 81, died at Maine Medical Center after a very brief illness. Peter is the father of Brenda Klenda and Debra Gregory. He is the brother of Stephen Johnson.
- Howard Ames Coon Jr, 89,died surrounded by family in Tampa FL. One of his greatest pleasures was sharing his love of the island with family and friends. He will be missed by anyone that knew him.
2/20/19 - Judson E. Bates, 95, father
to Alison Bates Paradise, father-in-law to Kevin Paradise, grandfather to Caitlin and Devon Paradise died surrounded by his family at The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey on Wednesday March 20, 2019. This awesome WWll Veteran, an avid fisherman and clamdigger will be greatly missed.
2/12/19 - James Dayton, 53, died unexpectedly at home in Minneapolis. Jim is the son of Joan Dayton and husband of Megan. The service Saturday, February 16th will be live streamed at the church.
2/11/19 - Bob Follette, 93, died
in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Bob Follete lived on the island for many years and owned and ran the Island View House with his partner Alexander Morton(Mort).
2/9/19 - Betsy Caldwell, Age 83, died peacefully. Betsy lived on Chebeague when her husband David Caldwell was the minister a number of years ago. 5
2/8/19 - Born to Tom and Iva Damon, a daughter, Astrid Elise Damon. Big brother Harvey, grandparents Doug and Donna Miller Damon and Steve Allen, and greatgrandmother Clarissa Damon couldn't be happier!
01/28/19 - Douglas C. Dyer, 86, of Yarmouth, passed away peacefully at Mercy Hospital, in Portland.
1/25/19 - Jane Cox, 82, died peacefully at the Island Comons.
1/17/19 - Born to Ashley and Cameron Pellegrini, a son, Cullen Pellegrini, in Worchester MA. Cullen weighs 8 lbs. 12 oz. and is the great grandson of Phil and Betty Johnson.
1/15/19 - Born to Heather (Buxbaum) and Casey Ginn, a son, Henry Curtis Ginn. Grandparents-Kristen and Donald Buxbaum of Chebeage Island, Belinda Marston of Cumberland, Great Grandparents-
Robert A Dyer Sr and Donald M and Cheryl Buxbaum of Chebeage Island.
01/02/19 - Born to Anne Porter, a daughter, Rowan Ruth Kelley Porter at 3:20 in San Francisco. She joins her sister Sojourner. Grandparents Barbara & Michael are very happy.
01/02/19 - Nancy Leith (Patterson) Sharp, 91, at Piper Shores in Scarborough. For 66 years she was the wife of Willoughby Sharp. Memorial service Saturday, August ,3 1pm at the church.
12/25/18 - Glenn A. Coombs, 57, of Portland passed away at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, after an unexpected illness.
12/20/18 - Carlton R, Nida, age 87, passed away. Graveside service for Carlton Nida will take place on Saturday, May 11th at the Chebeague Island Cemetery, at 1:00 PM all are welcome to attend.
12/18/18 - Leon E. “Lee” Gerrish, age 77, died in Scarborough, Maine. He is the maternal grandfather of John and Alex Hall (Ester Knight's grandsons).
12/16/18 - Violet (Cobb) Lerch, 96, of Enfield and formerly of Vernon, wife of the late John Lerch, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, December 16, 2018 with her children at her side.
12/9/18 - Emily Elizabeth Todd, 25, daughter of Stephen and Vicki Todd and Jenn and Tom Lawlor and beloved “sissy” to Cameron and Caleb Todd and Sean Lawlor died tragically and unexpectedly in Bridgeport Ct . A spiritual ceremony will be held at the Chebeague Island Methodist Church on Thursday, December 20th at 4:45.
11/24/18 - Born to Alexandra and Ryan Keane of Fairfield, CT, a son, Connor Willoughby Keane. Connor weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. Connor is the grandson of Pam and George Hulme and the great grandson of Willoughby and Nancy Sharp. Connor is looking forward to his first summer on Chebeague.
11/11/18 - Nora Malony, 50, passed away peacefully at home in Minneapolis with her husband Pete, daughter Ella Sadowski and son Max Sadowski by her side, after courageously battling brain cancer, diagnosed in July 2016. Nora is daughter-in-law to Jill and Allen Malony, sister-in-law to Heather and Mike Dougan and aunt to Anna, Tacie and George Dougan.
11/10/18 - Wayne Calder Dyer, 68, passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a long illness. There will be a service December 1, at the church at 1:30. CTC Parking and Boat for Wayne's service is free.
11/8/18 - Born to Gina Oderda Cicere and Patrick Cicere, a daughter, Maren Josephine Cicere, She weighed 6 lb 12 oz and will live with her parents in Chicago. Gina is the daughter of Lynda Hill Oderda and Gary Oderda. Maren is looking forward to her first trip to Chebeague. was born in Chicago on 11/8/18
11/4/18 - Pamela Soule Johnson, 77, passed away peacefully at the Gosnell Home with her family by her side. She is the mother of Chris Rich, Kim Martin, Patti Rich, Sherman Rich, Jon Rich, and Becca Koppmann: sister to Peter and Stephen Johnson. There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, November 13, at 1pm at the Chebeague Island Methodist Church.
10/20/18 - Lillian Sharples, 107, passed away peacefully in Renfrew, Ontario. She is the mother of James Sharples and mother-in-law of Sandra Sharples (Grant), long time summer residents of Chebeague.
10/15/18 - Susan Eleanor West (Hill), 73, at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford.
There will be a celebration of Susan's life will be held on Chebeague next summer.
10/4/18 - Claudia Louise Varney, 76, died suddenly at her home in Wells on October 4 of a massive heart attack.
10/1/18 - Kristin Rohrbach Westra, 47, died in North Yarmouth. Kristin was the 3-5 classroom teacher at the Chebeague Island School for the past 14 years. The service is October 20, 2018 at 2pm and it will be streaming live at http://www.kristinwestra.org.
9/15/18 - Congratulations to Jamie Crapser and David Gronningsater were married at a sunrise ceremony in Westport, NY (Lake Champlain). Jamie is the daughter of Rich and Sally Crapser.
9/9/18 - Born to Jen and Sid Thaxter, a son, Warren St. Felix Thaxter. Warren is the first grandchild to Ann and John Thaxter.
9/7/18 - Congratulations to Laura Formisano and Agustin Alvarez Escalante who were married in Los Angeles. Laura is the daughter of Erica and Ron Formisano.
9/1/18 - Congratulations to Viktoria Johnson and Thomas Wood who were married at Sandy Point Chebeague Island. Vika is the daughter of Beverly and Stephen Johnson and mother of Riley.
8/17/18 - Gerald Emery Colbeth, 96, passed away at Bay Square in Yarmouth. He is the father to Donna Colbeth and Jan Colbeth Ross.
8/8/18 - Born to Matthew and Britta (Sturks) McCollom of Spruce Head, a son, David James McCollom. David is the grandson of Scott McCollom and Laurie Wood, Kathy and Joe Vincent, James and (Diana) and step-mom Kerry Sturks. Great grandson of Don and Cheryl Buxbaum, Donald and Margery Brown.
7/23/18 - John Cacoulidis, 85 died at home on Hope Island surrounded by family.
7/21/18 - Congratulations to Katherine (KK) Hill and Nate Barrett, who were married in Portland. KK is the daughter of Nancy and David Hill and is my neice.
7/13/2018 - Born to Elizabeth Ballard and Brian Murphy, their first, a boy, James MacKinnon Murphy, weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces. James is the first grandchild of Ted Ballard and nephew and cousin to the Ballard and Hobart/Campbell clan. He looks great in his new CIBY onesie.
7/7/18 - Janet Davis Peterson, 80, died at the Gosnell Hospice House surrounded by her family. She is the mother Thor Peterson.
6/17/18- Born to Chris and Ali (Layng) Slack , a girl, Eloise Stevens, weighing 6 pounds 15 ounces. She joins her big brother, Bodhi. Proud grandparents are Amanda & John Layng. Eloise is the great granddaughter to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.
6/7/18 - Born to Lucy and Zack Dagneau, Clare Marian Buckley Dagneau arrived three weeks early on June 7th at a whopping 5 lbs 9 ounces. Among her jubilant family are brother James Dagneau, uncle Jay Cox-Chapman and grandparents Mally and Jim Cox-Chapman.
6/8/18 - Darlene Eyster, 63, died in Lafayette, Colorado with her family by her side.
The family of Darlene Eyster invites you to join them for a gathering in Darlene’s memory on Saturday, August 11 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM, above the Niblic.
6/6/18 - Joan Lorraine Bennett Robinson, 86, died on Chebeague Island.
6/5/18 - Helen Doughty Curran, died in New York City with family by her side. She is the mother of Pam and Stephanie Curran. Graveside service will be June 26th, 2019 at 1pm at the Chebeague Cemetery.
5/31/18 - Born to Molly Poell Sorensen and Walker Sorensen in Butte, Montana, identical twin daughters, Olivia Dorothy and Elsie Charlotte Sorensen. They are Pommy and the late Trot Hatfield’s first great-grandchildren. Their favorite activities are sleeping, eating and jamming to bootleg recordings of Ben Hatfield and the Pinwheel Brothers.
5/29/18 - Born at Maine Medical, Sebastian Oliver Elmore, a son to Christopher & Gina Elmore. He weighed 6lbs, 10oz. He joins his sisters AnaCrystal and Neve Rose.
5/21/18 - Margery Parker Mead, 87, passed away peacefully, in Jacksonville Beach, FL.
5/16/18 - Born to Nate and Sara Martin, a son, Henry Christopher Martin. He weighed 7lbs 7oz and is 20 1/2" long.
5/11/18 - Born to Zephyr Bonville Weatherbee and Heather Cimellaro in Portland, Maine, Identical twin sons, Charlie Agripino Cimellaro and Milo Lincoln Cimellaro. Little brothers to Annie. Grandsons of Denise Bonville. Great grandsons of Margaret Lyons. And nephews of Joquin Bonville.
4/10/18 - Edward William Hill, 84, Husband to Shirley, brother of David Hill and father of Lynda Hill Oderda, died peacefully at his home in Alexandria, Virginia. Private services to be held in Alexandria.
4/10/18 - Linda Elizabeth (Mundy) Hadley, 77, died in Scarborough. Linda is the wife of Bump Hadley.
4/3/18 - Althea Dugliss, 52, beloved mother of Henry Hall and adored wife of Charles Hall, died peacefully at home from metastatic breast cancer.
Funeral services will be held at St. Luke’s Cathedral, State Street in Portland on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. Coffee hour to follow.
3/26/18 - Arthur Ferguson Mead, Jr. (84), formally of Montclair, NJ, passed away peacefully in Jacksonville Beach, FL.
3/22/18 - Born to Tyler Mark Putnam and Sarah Elizabeth Putnam, a daughter, Pauline Grace Putnam. She was born at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, FL and weighed 7 lb 9 oz. She is the first grandchild to Sheila Putnam and Bob Putnam, the latest of many great grandchildren to Harris and Shelby Putnam, and a new cousin to Jeff, Beth, Cole, Gage, and Kaden Putnam.
3/19/18 - Beverly Dyer passed away in her sleep at the Island Commons.
There will be a graveside service and a reception on June 2nd at 11:00 AM.
3/3/18 - Murray Sachs, 77, of Arlington, MA, formerly of Baltimore, MD died.
2/26/18 - Robert Clinton Doughty Sr, 81, died at home in Bath.
2/21/18 - Bobby Ray Cooper, 64, of Morrisvale, passed away at Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston West Virginia. Bobby is a brother to Donna Martindale.
2/11/18 - Merle (Diener) Sachs died following a long illness.
2/9/18 - Anna Johnston Pollock Komlosy, 88 of North Palm Beach, FL passed away at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.
1/25/18 - Noreen Britton Minkler, 73, of Holyoke, Mass. Noreen is the mother of Marc Minkler.
12/22/17 - Barbara Hamilton, 78, passed away at Maine Medical with lots of family by her side. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on December 30th at the Chebeague United Methodist Church.
12/14/17 - Sally Capps Tubbesing, 74, passed away at her home in Freeport, Maine with her husband Carl by her side.
A memorial service for Sally Tubbesing will be held on August 11 at the Chebeague United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m
Peter J. Kimball, Sr., 77, passed away in Portland after a long illness. He is the father of Jeff Kimball of Seattle, WA, and the grandfather of Cassidy Jeffers.
11/26/17 - Lee Orme, 81, died unexpectedly at Maine Medical following. She had been an Island Commons resident for many years.
11/16/17, Born to Jake and Hi’ilei Hobart, a daughter, Hauanuawaiau (Anu) May Hobart in Chicago, and weighing 8.3lb.
11/9/17 - Gaye Emma Eaton Matthews passed away at her home in Gray. She is the sister to Specs Eaton and Vicki Marion.
11/2/17 - Born to Jenn and Tim Webber of Cumberland, Maine,a son, Ford Scott Webber. Ford weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 19.75” long. He is the Grandson of Rick and Cis Tonks.
11/2/17 - Born to Nick and Merrill Sabasteanski, a girl, Clara Sabasteanski. Clara weighed 8 lb. 3 oz. and was 21 inches long. Nick is the son of Carol (Todd) and Frank Sabasteanski.
11/2/17 - Catharina Jacoba (Aangeenbrug) Hunter, 90, passed away peacefully at McLean Care in Simsbury, CT.
Russ and Cathy recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.
10/31/17 - Alastair H. MacDonald, died in California where he has lived for the past 25 years. He made a few trips back to Chebeague where some will remember him, as a youth, on Harold Todd's bread delivery truck or as Dick MacCormack's right hand man. He is the brother to Harris Putnam.
10/30/17 - Born to Ross and Rikki Lee Sabasteanski, a daughter who weighed 7 lb. 10 oz. and was 19 inches long. Ross is the son of Carol (Todd) and Frank Sabasteanski
10/16/17 - Theresa G. (Doiron) Murray, 91, died at, at the Stoudwater Lodge. Theresa is the mother of Pat Murray.
10/15/17 - Robert “Bob” Gerard Summa, 58, died in North Conway, NH.
10/15/17 - Donald H. Munsey, 88, of the River Road, passed away at a local hospital in Brunswick.
9/22/17 - Congratulations to Gina Elizabeth Oderda to Patrick Ryan Cicere in Chiusdino, Italy. Gina is the daughter of Lynda Hill Oderda and Gary Oderda. The bride and groom are living in Chicago.
9/13/17 - Elizabeth "Betsy" Katherine Raymond, 71, died peacefully at her home in Point Richmond, CA after a valiant fight with pancreatic cancer. She loved Chebeague.
9/9/17 - Congratulations to Rory McCullom and Abigail Hatch who were married on September 9, 2017 at Ever After Event Barn in Norridgewock, ME. Rory is the son of Jannette and Tom McCullom. The ceremony was performed by Joanne (McCullom) Anderson, Rory's Aunt.
9/3/2017 Congratulations to Lincoln Turner Taggart and Billie Ann Starks who were married in Groton, MA. Lincoln is the son of Jack Turner and Tee Taggart and great grandson of Margaret Newell Soule.
8/8/17 - Born to Justin and Courtney Doughty, a son, Seamus William Doughty weighing 9lbs, 2oz, 21 inches. Proud grandparents are Chris and Frankie Doughty and Lyn Ujlaky of Thetford, VT.
8/6/17 - Jane Roe Hahn, 83, died peacefully in Portland, Maine surrounded by her children.
There will be a memorial service Saturday, September 30th at 11 am at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church followed by a graveside burial. There will be a reception at the Parish House following and all are invited to attend
7/29/17 - Betty J. (Cleaves) Dolley, 80, passed away peacefully in the early morning surrounded by devoted family members at the Gosnell House.
7/24/17 - Henry K. Snowdon, 79, of Wolfeboro, NH died peacefully surrounded by family. He is the father of Beth (Snowdon) Dyer, father-in-law to Mark, grandfather to Chloe and Genny Dyer.
7/13/17 - Janice ("Jan") M. Searway, 72, of Cumberland Foreside, died peacefully surrounded by family.
7/5/17 - Milo Matrazzo, 79, died at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarboro.
7/2/17 - Frances Calder, 83, died peacefully at home in Cumberland with family by her side. A private service is planned.
6/17/17 - Congratulations to Alexandra Hulme and Ryan Keane who were married in Newport, RI. Alexandra is the daughter of Pam(Sharp) and George Hulme and the granddaughter of Nancy and Willoughby Sharp.
6/3/17 - Born to Peter and Anne (Stephens) Hahn, a son, Matthew Jeffrey Hahn, in Washington, D. C. He is the second grandchild of Maricel and Jeff Hahn. He is also the grandchild of Linda and Mike Stephens.
5/23/17 - Rob Friedlander, 80, died in Scarborough with his children by his side.
5/28/17 - Born to Carlie and Nathaniel Hulme, a daughter, Adelaide Margaret Hulme(Addie), weighing 8 lbs. 11oz. Addie is the granddaughter of Pam(Sharp) and George Hulme and the great-granddaughter of Nancy and Willoughby Sharp.
5/25/17 - Richard Arthur Sweet, 73, passed away due to medical complications. He designed many of the island septic systems since 1974.
5/18/17 - David J. Klenda, 66, died after battling cancer. He is the husband of Brenda Johnson Klenda.
5/13/17 - Born to
Robert and Katie McCollom, a son, Collin James McCollom. He is the grandson of Kathy and Joe Vincent and Scott McCollom and Laurie Wood.
5/9/17 - Benjamin Scot Prescott, 55, passed away, at his home in Chicheste of cancer after a long battle. He is the son of Ben and Pat Prescott and nephew to Wink and Ruthie Houghton.
4/30/17 - Second born to Kyle and Katie (Layng) Khasigian, a son, Reed Jackson, weighing 7 pounds, 11oz and 20 1/2 inches long. Reed is the grandson of Amanda and John Layng and great grand son to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.
4/20/2017 Born to Brendan Winkel and Megan Leighton, a son, Tobias Alan, in Portland, Maine. He is the first grandchild of Jaye-Allison Nunan and the first great-grandchild of Deborah and Mark Storms of Yarmouth.
4/16/17 - Born to Bryce and Angela Crapser welcomed their first baby on Easter Sunday, Leah Marie, weighing 6 lbs. 7 ozs. Ecstatic grandparents are Rich and Sally (Layng) Crapser, and all are anxious to introduce Leah to Chebeague.
4/10/17 - Born to Garrett and Anna Patteson daughter, Raia Rose. 7lbs of pure perfection, first grandchild of Roz Read and niece of Reade Patteson.
4/3/17 - Born 3 to Nicky Conroy and Jon Larner-Lewis, a son, Shepherd Conroy Larner-Lewis. We also refer to him as Shep! First grandchild to Terri and Mike!
3/20/17 - Katharine “Kit” Mayer Johnston, 87, of Scarborough and Chebeague, died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family. Wife of Jerry, mother of Jennifer and Alex, sister of Eldon Mayer.A Memorial Service for Kit Johnston will be held at the Methodist Church on Saturday, July 15th at 11:00 am, followed by luncheon for all at the Parish House.
03/19/17 Born to Lehan and Lauren Wilson in New Orleans, a boy, Habecker ("Beck") John Wilson, 9 lbs., 5 oz., 21.5 inches. Grandpa (John) and Coco (Courtney) Wilson are pretty thrilled!
3/6/17 - Lorraine Lucille Doughty, 83, died in Gray after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Lorraine is Donna Damon and David Miller's sister-in-law.
3/2/17 - Gary Raymond Beauchamp, 57, formerly of Uxbridge, Northbridge, and "The World" and Chebeague passed away.
3/2/17 - Virgina (GeeGee) Dyer, 91, died peacefully at home with her family by her side.
2/24/17 - Born to Hoyt and Elizabeth Morgan, a daughterl, Hadley Belle Morgan.
2/17/17 - Cynthia Lee Coombs, 59, passed away on after a brief illness. Cynthia is the wife to Glen Coombs who was the minister on Chebeague a few years back.
2/15/17 - Claire (Lari) Vivian Smith, 90, of Lexington, Massachusetts, passed away in Bedford, Massachusetts.
2/15/17 - Richard (Dick) Collins Sr., 82, ushered into heaven from his home on Division Point. He is the husband of Audrey Hamilton Collins. Visitation set for Sat 2/25/17 @ 1-4 in Yarmouth @ Lindquist Funeral Home. Funeral will be Sunday 2/26/17 @ 1pm at the Chebeague Methodist Church with reception to follow at Chebeague Island Hall. Dick is the father of Kim Secord, Richard Collins Jr., and Terry Stevens.
2/14/17 - Richard (Dick) Cross, died in Port St Lucie, Fl. after suffering another stroke. He is the husband of Jackie and brother-in-law of Don and Bob Buxbaum. There will be a graveside interment service on Friday, July 7th at 4:30. All are welcome.
2/1/17 - Constance Stilphen Fowler, 84, died in Portland.
1/16/17 - Robert Lundstrom Wixted, known as Bob, died on January 16, 2017 in Northborough, Massachusetts following a brief illness.
1/14/17 - Anthony Gomez, 46, died after a long illness.
1/6/17 - Christopher Mitchell Cox, 71, passed away on, surrounded by friends and family. He is the brother to Mally Cox-Chapman. He loved Chebeague!
1/3/17 - Born to Nita Farahany and Thede Loder, a daughter Callista, in Durham, North Carolina. She joins and older sister Aristella. Callista is the niece of Christopher and Caroline Loder and a new cousin for Thaddeus, Sascha, and Savannah.
12/26/16 Dorothy Hatch, 103, passed peacefully at Seaside in Portland with her loving family by her side. She is the mother of Jane Leonard, and the grandmother of Kim Venkataraman.
12/25/16 - Medelise Summa, 83, passed peacefully with family by her side at the Gosnell House in Scarboro. She is the mother of Geoff Summa, grandmother to Caroline and John.
12/24/16 Roger Holt, 67, died from injuries received in a car crash earlier in December in Melbourne FL. He is survived by: his brother, John; and his daughter, Harmony of Gray ME.
12/12/16 Born to Bobby and Hilary Marsee, a daughter, Sophie Jean Marsee (during a snowstorm) (8 lbs, 12 oz, 20.5 inches). She is the Granddaughter to Jill (Whitman) and Don Marsee.
12/11/16. - J. Lockwood ("Woody") Chamberlin, 91, passed away at Hill House in Bath, ME after a long illness. He is survived by his children Joe Chamberlin of Snellville, GA, John Chamberlin of Orlando, FL and Ted Chamberlin of North Kingstown, RI, their spouses and three grandchildren. Woody was a long time summer resident of Chebeague Island, where he enjoyed natural history, sailing and spending time with his family.
11/22/16 - Elise Turrell, 102 (almost 103 in Jan.), mother of Elise Webb and mother-in-law of Rod Webb, died peacefully with family around her in Gainesville, Florida. Elise was a regular yearly visitor to the Webb Cottage on Cottage Road, and thought Chebeague was heaven on earth, especially when viewed from a sailboat.
11/18/16 - Dana Cobb, 71, passed away in Ellenton, FL. Dana has been coming to Chebeague for 50 years on Fenderson Road.
11/12/16 - Katharine (Howell) Habig, 91, passed away peacefully at Brentwood Manor Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Yarmouth.
10/9/16 - Congratulations to Nate Hubbell and Sarah Wheble who were married in Portland, Maine. Nate is the son of Jennifer and Rich Hubbell and Grandson of Ruth and Ralph Ragan and Nancy and Henry Hubbell.
10/8/16 - Congratulations to Tor Parker and Pam Bernardo on their wedding in Waitsfield, Vt. Tor’s parents are Marty and Sarah Parker
10/8/16 - Congratulations to Jeremy Van Fleet and Erica Herzog were married at their CA property in the foothills of the Sierra's.
9/30/16 - Tom Hahn, 67, died unexpectedly at home on Chebeague. He is the husband of Jane Roe Hahn who is now at the Island Commons.
9/22/16 -Born to Kate (Emery) and Gavin McCarthy, a son, Theron John McCarthy. He joins his big brother Eamonn. He weighed 8 lbs, 15 oz. and is the grandchild of Chip and Vicki (Hamilton) Emery.
9/13/16 - Born to J Holt and Andrea Henchey, a son, Ronan Orion Henchey Holt. 8 lbs 1 oz. Over-the-moon grandparents are John and Mary Holt, and Tom and Nancy Henchey of Windsor, CT.
9/3/16 - James Ernest Brewster, 59, died unexpectedly at home. Jim is the husband of our past minister and health care provider Linda Brewster.
9/1/16 - 9/1/16 - Born to Whitney & Will Lowe a daughter, Krista Genevieve Lowe, 5 lbs 2.5 ozs in Norfkolk VA . Great grandparents are Phil and Betty Johnson.
8/27/16 - Congratulations to Lindsay Anderson and Zack Doughty who were married in Elliot Maine.
8/27/16 - Congratulations to Tyler Putnam and Sarah Elizabeth Nordin who were married on Chebeague. Click here to see their wedding.
8/16/16 - Priscilla Ferelli, 84 died at Maine Medical.- There is going to be a 9:30 service Saturday at The Conroy Tully funeral home in South Portland and a 1:00 graveside on the Island.
7/14/16 - Joan Hulburt, 88, died peacefully at home on Cape Cod surrounded by her loving family. There will be a memorial celebration of her life October 22 at Church of the Messiah, in Woods Hole, MA.
7/2/16 - Robert (Bob) Habig, 97, died peacefully at the Island Commons. There will be a memorial service Saturday, July 9, 2:00 PM at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church.
6/13/16 - Victoria Annette Bowen Smith, 91, died peacefully at the Island Commons with family by her side.
A celebration of Victoria’s life will be held at 3:30pm, Saturday, June 18, at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church.
5/24/16 - Dorothy (Dot) Colbeth, 91, died peacefully at Bay Square in Yarmouth with her family close by. Visiting hours at Linquist, Thursday, June 2nd from 4 to 6pm. In lieu of flowers donations made be made to Chans Home Health Care, 60 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, ME 04011.
5/23/16 - Stewart Reiser of Belmont, MA, died on May 23, 2016. Stewart is the father of Rachel Reiser of Jamaica Plain and Chebeague Island.
5/17/16 - Diane E. Shevenell, 73, passed away after a brief illness at her home in Cape Elizabeth, surrounded by loved ones.
5/6/16 - Phyllis Audrey Cacoulidis, 89, died peacefully on Hope Island.
5/2/16 = Congratulations to Loretta Hamilton and Chris Trejo who were married in Sedona, Arizona. Loretta is the daughter of Leland Hamilton.
4/19/16 - Born to Rebecca (Van Fleet) and Nathan Webb, a son Graham Oliver Webb. He arrived on April 19th at 8:35 PM and weighed 9 lb 6 oz. Ecstatic grandparents are Sarah (Swann) and Jim Van Fleet.
4/17/16 - Frances Ross Todd, 93, of Chebeague Island died peacefully on April 17, 2016 at Fallbrook Woods, Portland Maine.
4/7/16 - Robert Lee Merrill, 67, of Cumberland, passed away after a long battle with mantle cell lymphoma..
Celebration of Life on Sunday, April 17, at The West Cumberland United Methodist Church Hall from 1-4 p.m.
3/28/16 - Born to Lauren (Miller) and Timothy Nickels, a son Carter Paul Nickels weighing 10 llbs and was 21.6 inches. Proud grandparents are Gail and David Miller and
great grandparents, Cliff and Shirley Barker.
3/27/16 - Patricia Dobush, 87, of Windham, CT, passed away peacefully on Sunday.
3/27/16 - Born to Rommy and David Holman of North Yarmouth, Sisa Cornejo Holman, 9lb 1oz. Adored granddaughter of Mary and Lew Holman and Rosa and Mario Cornejo of Cochabamba Bolivia. Great granddaughter of Adele and Alex Holman.
3/12/16 - Marilyn Calder, 84, Penobscot, ME, passed away. She is a sister-in-law to Bob & Bev Dyer, Dick & Dianne Calder, Genevieve Carter and Francis Calder.
3/8/16 - Jeanette E. Hamilton, 84, died peacefully at Island Commons with her family by her side. A celebration of her life is being planned for the Spring.
3/4/16 - Ginger Hobart, 61, died unexpectedly while on vacation with her husband, Rob Campbell. She is survived by her daughters Liza, Haley & Shelby, her cousins Joe D, Gin, Ted, Ben, and Andrea Ballard.
Services for Ginger Hobart will be held Saturday, March 19th, 3pm in the chapel at Emma Willard School, Troy NY.A service in celebration of the life of Ginger Hobart will take place on Saturday, May 28 at 1 pm at the Chebeague Methodist Church. A reception will immediately follow at Khatmandhu with light fare and beverages. All are welcome!.
2/25/16 - Mary Eizabeth (Webber) Gomez, 77, died peacefully at the Goznell House surrounded by family.
2/20/16 - Henry Dobush, 87, died in Florida.
2/18/16 - Born to Melissa and Ben Yosua-Davis, a son, Michael Frederick Yosua-Davis, at 3:02PM on February 18th, at 6lbs 11oz and 20.5 inches.
2/16/16 - Mabel Estelle Knowles Doughty, 93, died at the Commons on Chebeague. Service will be Friday, March 18th at 1:30.
2/15/16 - Born to Hayly and Eric Holman of Minot, Ross Peter Holman weighing 8lb 6oz. Adored grandson of Mary and Lew Holman and Jeannie and Steve Ross of North Yarmouth. Great grandson of Cynthia Ross of Long Island and Alex and Adele Holman.
1/22/16 - Jane Morin, 74, died from cancer in Laconia, NH. There will be a memorial service for her in Concord on Saturday, May 21st.
1/17/16 - Robert Dayton, 73, died from cardiac arrest following hospitalization for pneumonia in Naples Florida. Memorial Service for Bob Dayton, Sunday, July 3, 3 pm, Chebeague Methodist Church
1/16/16 - Born to Lucy and Zack Dagneau, James Bronson Parr Dagneau, weighing nine pounds. James is the beloved grandson of Mally and Jim Cox-Chapman, and nephew of Jay Cox-Chapman.
1/13/16 - Frank Herman Durgin, 89, died after a battle with lung disease.
Contributions to honor Frank may be made to the Recompense Fund, P. O. Box 42, Chebeague Island, ME. 04017.
1/6/16 - Born to Chris and Ali (Layng) Slack , a son, Bodhi Jackson, weighing 6 pounds 11 ounces and 19 inches long. Bodhi is the grandson of Amanda & John Layng and great grand son of the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.
1/4/16 - Priscilla Ross, 78, died at the Gosnell House with her family by her side.
Memorial service will be held at the Chebeague Methodist Church on 2/13 (Saturday) at 1PM with a reception to follow at the Parish Hall.
1/3/16 - Kenneth Hamilton, 89, died unexpectedly on Chebeague.
A celebration of Kenneth’s life will be held on Saturday Jan. 9, 2016 at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church at 1pm, followed by a reception at the Island Hall.
12/10/15 Sheldon Howe, 72, died peacefully at Midcoast Hospital's Bodwell hospice. A burial service will be held in the Chebeague Cemetery at 1:00 on Tuesday December 15, 2015. Sheldon is Beth Howe's brother.
12/9/15 - Beverly L. Stepler, 87, died in Fayetteville, PA.
11/28/215- Edmund E. Doughty, 57, died at Maine Medical Center. Visiting hours 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 at Lindquist Funeral Home. A celebration of Ed's life will be held on Saturday Dec. 5, 2015 at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. followed by a graveside burial..
11/24/15 - Richard Phipps, 88, died peacefully in his home on
funeral service is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30, at 10:00 AM
11/22/15 - Steven Wallace, 58, a quick wit with a deep passion for American roots music, at his East Falmouth home after struggling with throat cancer. Steven is the cousin to Wink Houghton and Pat Prescott.
10/31/15 - Charles A. Hales, MD died at Mass General Hospital with his family by his side.
10/29/15 - Born to Jennifer Howard & John "Chip" Corson, a son, Hayden Lee Corson, who weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. His grandparents are Karen & Jay Corson and Roger & Sonja Howard.
10/25/15 - Anne Lessing Woodrick, 60, died peacefully in Robbinsvill, NJ surrounded by her family. She is the daughter of Tink Lessing.
10/14/15 - Born to John and Elyse Emery, a son, Avraham Benjamin Emery (Avi) weighing 6 lbs 14 oz.
9/29/15 - Born to Jocylyn and Jonny Miller, a son, Everett Ambrose Miller. Grandparents are Gail and David Mille, Peter Emery and Allyson Gaumer.
9/22/15 - William Grant Robinson, 18, died unexpectedly at home on Chebeague.
9/12/15 - Born to Michael and Nicole Hilly, a daughter, Gweneth Paige, 9lb 6oz. Grandparents are Dick and Dianne Hilly and Chuck and Mary Lee Hilly are her Great Grandparents.
9/10/15 - Donald Souchek, 88, died at Maine Medical. There will be a funeral service at the Chebeague Church on Saturday, September 19th at 1pm followed by a reception at the Parish House. Don and Joyce celebated their 65th anniversary on Wedenesday.
9/5/15 - Congratulations to Toby Lunt and Valerie Stull were married in a private ceremony on Chebeague by Rev. Barrie Shepherd and were joined by their families and a few close friends for a Quaker style celebration of their love and marriage at the Lunt Cottage. The newlyweds depart in mid-September for Fulbright projects in Zambia and Ethiopia."
8/29/15 - Congratulations to Kathryn Livesey and Scott Earnest were married at the East End of Chebeague. They were joined by loads of family from as close as Chebeague and as far as Australia and New Zealand. They will be living and working in Lodi, Wisconsin. We wish them well!
8/5/15 - James William "Bill" Holmbom, 89, died following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
8/4/15 - Marion Rae McTiernan Worthen, 87, died surrounded by her family at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
7/7/15 - Janet Ruth Hall Appleton, 79, of Lynnwood, Washington, died after a long illness. Janet is the sister of Merrill Hall of Cousins Island, aunt of S.M. Hall of Windham, Jim Hall of Manchester Center, VT, Charles Hall and May Hall of Chebeague Island, and Thomas Hall of Old Orchard Beach. She is survived by her husband, William, and children Billy, Jane, David, and Katharine.
7/7/15 - Born to Courtney and Benjamin Johnson, a son, James Stephen Johnson, weighing in at 8 lbs, 2 oz. James is the grandson of Scott and Charlotte Johnson. He joins his brothers Rocco and Edward.
7/3/15 - Born to Katie Babcock and husband Dominic D'Alessio, a daughter, Caroline Bell D'Alessio. Cara is the first grandchild of Reggie and Lyn Babcock.
6/24/15 - Born to Anna Hamilton and Ty'Quan Malik Fields, a son, Amari Lí Fields.
6/24/15 - Jean Elizabeth Knowlton, 73, died due to heart complications.
6/17/15 - Elizabeth (Betsy) Waller Bilodeau, 59, died peacefully in her home after a long illness.
6/13/15 - Eileen "Pee-Wee" Bennett, 82, died at the Hawthorne House in Freeport after a time of declining health. Burial on Chebeague, Friday 11:30am.
5/30/15 - Born to Nat Webb and Molly Mercier Webb, a son, Jacob Mercier "Jack" Webb. 9 lbs 7 oz, 21 1/2 inches long. Thrilled grandparents are Toby and Stacie Webb.
5/18/15 - Congratulations to Alex Bates and Nikki Ramirez who were married in Ft Lauderdale, FL. Alex is the son of George Bates and Carolyn Schultz and the nephew of Leila Bisharat and Barbara Marshall.
5/17/15 - Born to Danielle (Rich) and Shawn Rideout, a son, Brian David Rideout.
He and was born at 6:33am, weighed 7 lbs 11 oz , and was 19 & 3/4 long. Everyone is going great. Big sister Drea adores him.
5/3/15 - Born to Anne Porter, a daughter, Sojourner Mary McClure Porter in San Francisco. Barbara was with her, and she and Michael are delighted.
5/2/15 - Robert E. Ridgewell, 74, died unexpectedly at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.
4/25/15 - Congratulations to Whitney and Will Lowe who were married at Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Whitney is the
to Phil and Betty Johnson.
4/23/15 - Elizabeth "Betty" Duff Shute, 99, died.
There will be a gathering in her memory from 2 to 5 PM on July 5 at Betty's former cottage on 9 Moulton Rd. All of Betty's Island friends are invited to attend and share their memories of Betty. Light refreshments will be served..
4/20/15 - Born to Larkin (Read) and Jason Gibas, a son, Bailey Nathaniel, weighing 8lbs 5 oz and 20.5 inches in Alexandria, VA. Larkin is the daughter of Cookie Read and niece of Rozzie Read and sister of Nathaniel. Bailey is Cookie’s 4th grandson.
4/14/15 - Reverend Birger T. Johnson, 88, died at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
4/13/15 - Born to Kyle and Katie (Layng) Khasigian, a daughter, Hadley Jeanne, weighing 7 pounds and 19 1/2 inches long. Hadley is the granddaughter of Amanda & John Layng and great grand daughter to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.
4/11/15 - Edmond Northrop Morse, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by devoted family members.
4/11/15 - Margery Howard, 94. died in her sleep early morning with her children by her side. A memorial service on Saturday, August 8th at the church at 3:30 with a reception to follow at the Parish Hall
3/29/15 - Leon Hamilton, 67, died peacefully in his winter home on Pine Island, Florida, after a long, and fierce battle with lung cancer. There will be visiting hours for Leon at Lindquist Funeral Home in Yarmouth on Friday, April 17th from 4-6 pm.
3/26/15 - Born to Edmond R. and Tessa L. Morse, a daughter, Emerson Allison Morse. She weighted 5lbs 13oz. and was 19.5 inches long.She is the first grandchild of Edmond (Ted) H. and Barbara W. Morse and grandniece to David F., Judith B., Anne S. and John B. Morse. Emerson is looking forward to her first summer visit to Chebeague and especially to playing in the brisk waters of Casco Bay!
3/22/15 - Born to Caitlin & Andrew Layng, a boy, Oliver Andrew, weighing 8 pounds 1 ounce. He joins his 3 brothers and sister . Proud grandparents are Amanda & John Layng. Oliver is the great grandson to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng. He is looking forward to meeting his large, growing, extended family on Chebeague this coming summer.
3/11/15 - Born to Jamie Crapser and David Gronningsater a girl, Norah Marie, weighing 7 pounds. All are doing great & anxious for summer days on Chebeague. Norah is granddaughter to Sally (Layng) and Rich Crapser.
3/6/15 - Donald Van Vliet Elliott, 75, died in Florida following surgery and complications related to COPD and Parkinson's disease. He is the brother to Steve Harris. Hist ashes will be interred August 29, 2015 at 11 AM.
3/1/15 - Josephine Doughty, 92, died at home on Chebeague.
2/17/15 - Born to Kathryn Runge Hibbert and Seth Hibbert of Williston, VT, a son, Lewis Foster Hibbert. Grandparents M.C. Runge and Tad Runge.
2/9/15 - Born to Alison and Anthony Glynn, a daughter, Alexa Mei Glynn in New York City. She weighed 5 pounds 3 ounces. Julie Devereux Glynn is the thrilled grandmother and Tom Glynn the equally thrilled grandfather. The Trainas and the Hawks are so excited to welcome a new baby into the family.
1/30/15 - Roger H. Prahl, 77, died after a long illness.
1/10/15 - -- Born to Lehan and Lauren Wilson, a daughter, Vivian Clare Wilson, in New Orleans, 7 pounds 14 oz. She joins her somewhat skeptical brother Mansfield. All are healthy and happy, especially John and Courtney Wilson, proud grandparents!
12/31/14 - Thomas A. Zubricki, 43, passed away unexpectedly in Medford. Tom is the husband of Laura, and son-in-law of Paul and Norma Johnson.
- Born to Seth and Lisa Porter, a daughter, Cassandra Elizabeth Porter, was born in Pittsburgh and weighed 6 pounds, 11 oz.
12/22/14 - Jane N. Cleary, 94, died in Exeter NH at an assisted living home with family by her side. She is the mother of Paul, Susan and Russ. She was two months old when she first came to Chebeague.
12/21/14 - Maxine Ann Clifford, 86, of Yarmouth
died. She is the mother of Allyson Smith.
12/20/14 - Thomas Thoburn Bennett Jr., 88, died at Maine Medical from cardiac arrest.
12/19/14 - Martha O. Hamilton, 91, died unexpectedly at the hospital with her family by her side. Click here for a youtube of her birthday party when she turned 90. There will be visitation at Lindquists on January 3rd from 1-3. Donations in her memory to Chebeague Island Hall, 247 South Road, Unit 1,. You can go to legacy.com and see lots of Martha and family photos.
Memorial Service is Sunday, July 12th, 1:30 pm at the Chebeague Methodist Church with a reception to follow at the Chebeague Island Hall.
12/15/14 - Born to Ryan and Sara Ross, a daughter, Madison Grace Ross, 7 lbs 5 oz. 21 inches long. She joins her sister Avery Ross. Proud grandparents are Doug & Gina Ross, Jan and Herman Blumenthal and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
12/5/14 - Born to Alexandra Knight Edwards and David McCune Edwards, a daughter, Quinn McCune Edwards in Oklahoma City, OK. She was 5 lbs. 14 oz. and is the treat granddaughter of Ann and Dick Knight and the granddaughter of Rick Knight.
12/5/14 - Congratulations to Anthony Glynn and Alison Tsoi who were married in NewYork City. Anthony is the son Julia Devereux Glynn and Thomas A Glynn, Jr.
12/4/14 - Born to Katie and George Markov, a daughter, Isabelle Shattuck Markov. Isabelle is Jane Shattuck's 7th great grandchild - all girls!! She is the grandaughter to Mayo Shattuck. She's perfect and all are doing great!
12/1/14 - Donald Harry Kincaid, 87, passed away peacefully at home on Chebeague Island of natural causes with his wife, Annette, by his side.
11/23/14 - Marcia Barrows Wood, 91, died peacefully with her family by her side at Mass General Hospital.
10/29/14 - Born to John and Carol (Munroe) Allen, a daughter, Morgan Marie Allen. Morgan is the granddaughter of Marjorie Munroe and the late Bill Munroe. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
10/25/14- Louise Todd, 84, died unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 1st, at 11:30am at the Chebeague United Methodist Church with a reception to follow at the Chebeague Island Hall.
10/23/14 - Born to Hoyt D. Morgan and his wife, Elizabeth, a son, Hunter Dodge Crowley Morgan. He weighed 6 lbs, 11 oz. and was 21 inches long. Tall and slim! He is the grandson of Manny Morgan.
10/19/14 - Sidney Harvey Phillips
Morse, 89, passed away peacefully in the early morning surrounded by devoted family
members at her home in Darien, Connecticut. Funeral Services will be in Darien, November 7th.
10/18/14 - Congratulations to Jennifer Tonks and Timothy Webber who were married Portland Yacht Club on Falmouth Foreside. Jenn is the daughter of Rick & Cis Tonks of Cumberland and Chebeague; and Tim is the son of Gary and Laurel Webber of Gorham. Jenn is an RN at CMMC in Lewiston; and Tim is a Physical Therapist at Riverview Physical Therapy in Westbrook. After a trip to Costa Rica’s beaches and rain forest, they reside at their new home in Cumberland with their rescue puppy, Penny.
10/7/14 - Born to Colin C. Hulme and his wife, Tara, a daughter, Eden Campbell Hulme 5 lbs. 9 oz. and 19 inches. Eden joins her older brother Hunter. Eden is the granddaughter of George and Pam Sharp Hulme and the great granddaughter of Nancy and Willoughby Sharp.
10/5/14 - Elizabeth H. (Calder) Hamlen, 87, of Bridgewater died peacefully. Elizabethgrew up on Chebeague and is the sister to Richard Calder and Beverly Dyer..
9/29/14 -Born to Hilary Martindale and Robert Wright, a son, Braylon Lee Wright. Braylon is the first great grandson to Fred and Donna Martindale.
9/26/14 - Wayne Sweller, 71 died after 18 years of fighting prostate cancer. He is the husband of Wendy Colbeth Swellerand leaves behind 15 grandchildren!
He resided in East Hartford CT and Summered on Cheabegue. He is the son in law of Clyde Colbeth. The family would like donation made to the Steven Ross scholarship
9/26/14 - John Rumsey Barrows III, 65 died at home with his family in Falmouth.
9/25/14 - Stephen S. Buczynski, 89, of Marco Island, Florida died after several months of illness. Stephen was the beloved father of Wanda Buczynski, and father-in-law of David Keyes of Chebeague Island. A celebration of Stephen's life will be held in the spring in his hometown of Franklin, N.H. He visited Chebeague a number of times, and greatly enjoyed the community. His humor and loving attention will be greatly missed.
9-25-14 - Henry James Hartford, 11 months old, died unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center. Henry is the son of Graham and Lindsay Hartford, and the grandson of Richard and Teresa Hartford and Richard and Lorraine Robinson. Visiting hours from 4-6 September 30 - Celebration of Life October 1, 12pm at United Church of Christ Congregational, Bath.
9/13/14 - Ruth E. Kimball, 72, of South Portland died on Saturday. Ruth is the mother of Jeff Kimball and grandmother of Cassidy Jeffers. Other island relatives and friends include Andrew Jackson, May Hall, Bea Crossman, and Ester Knight. She will be missed.
9/13/14 - Helen (Lord) Baker, 94, of South Easton, MA died peacefully at home. She is the sister-in-law to Trudy Ross and Barry Baker.
9/13/14 - Congratulations to Jamie Mansfield and Mark Hardin who were married yesterday at the Royal River Park in Yarmouth.
9/8/14 - Stephen Hamilton, 69, died unexpectedly on Chebeague.
8/10/14 - Rob Trower, died on Sunday after a brief illness. Rob is David's younger brother, cousin to Jennifer Hamilton and Martha Trower. He loved life.
8/2/14 - Congratulations to Lauren Miller and Timothy Nickels who were married at Shawnee Peak in Bridgton.They honeymooned in Australia and New Zealand
7/31/14 - Clifford Leroy Damon Jr., 93, died Thursday, July 31, at his home in North Auburn following several months of declining health. Cliff is Doug Damon's father. Service will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Auburn United Methodist Church on Park Avenue.
7/15/14 - Ralph Ragan, 90, died peacefully at home.
7/8/14 - Rev. Dr. Thomas R. Merrill, 79, died peacefully at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after years of health issues but especially those of the last two months.
7/5/14 - Congratulations to Ross Sabasteanski and Rikki Lee Larson on their marriage in Harpswell. Ross is the son of Frank and Carol (Todd) Sabasteanski.
7/5/14 - Geraldine (Gerry) Comeau, 63, died suddenly at Maine Medical Center. She has been a resident of the Island Commons for the last two years.
Please come for a sharing & remembrance gathering for Gerry Comeau Friday July 11, 2014, 9:00am at Island Commons under the maple tree.
7/4/14 - Congratulations to Lesley Clark and Hershel D. Keller, Sr. who were married, at their summer home in Griswold, CT. They reside in Palmetto, FL during the winter months. They are honeymooning in PA, VT, NH and ME.
6/29/14 - Charles Lewis Marks, 78, died peacefully at home in Washington DC with family by his side.
There will be a Memorial Service for Charles Saturday, August 9th at 11am at the church.
6/29/14 - Sally Ballard, 81, died peacefully at the Commons with family by her side.
There will be a memorial service at the Church on October 18th at 1:00 pm with a reception at the Parish Hall afterward, and all are welcome.
6/8/14 - Louise Doughty, 78, died at home on Chebeague after a brief illness. A memorial service is planned for June 21, at 1 pm at the Church. Donations may be made in her name to Cinnie's Group or the Rescue.
6/3/14 - Born to Emily Whiston and Nick Schuller, a daughter, Charlotte Elizabeth Whiston. She weighed 8 lbs 2 oz. Charlotte is the sister of Hunter and the grandaughter of David and Sandi Whiston.
5/31/14 - Nyla J. Howard, 39, of South Portland, died instantly on Saturday, May 31, 2014, of a tragic accident.
Nyla is the granddaughter of Ethelyn Sullivan.
5/29/14 - Born to Ashley and Cameron Pellegrini, a son Odin Michael Pellegrini in Chesapeake VA. Odin is the great grandson of Betty and Phil Johnson.
5/27/14 Born to Kate (Emery) and Gavin McCarthy, a son, Eamonn Hamilton McCarthy. He weighed 9 lbs, 3 oz. and is the grandson of Chip and Vicki Emery. Great grandparents are Ken and Jeanette Hamilton and Marcia Wood.
5/17/14 - Congratulations to Lucy Cox-Chapman and Zachary Dagneau who were married in Hartford, CT. Lucy is the daughter of Mally and Jim Cox-Chapman.
5/3/14 - Congratulations to Katie Layng and Kyle Khasigian who were married in Carmel Valley, California. Katie is the daughter of John and Amanda Layng and granddaughter to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.
5/3/14 - Congratulations to Carey Mayer and Fred Thimm who were married in New Orleans last weekend. In attendance was her son Griffin and niece Zoe Johnston, both Tulane students. Carey is the daughter of Eldon Mayer.
5/3/14 - Congratulations to Nicholas Webb and Kelly Faircloth who were married in New York City. Nick is a son of Toby and Stacie Webb.
4/25/14 - Born to Tom and Iva Damon, a son, Harvey Ellsworth Damon. He weighed 7 lbs 11 oz and is the grandson of Donna and Doug Damon and Steve Allen.
4/24/14 - Born to Henry and Anna Bangert, a daughter, Elisabeth Hadley Bangert. Healthy and happy! Siblings: Alexandra, Hank and Holden adore her as much as the rest of the family.
4/17/14 - Born to Carrie and Matt Ridgeway, a daughter, Hannah Rose Ridgway. She weighed 6 lbs. 7 oz and is home now home with her brother Morgan doing very well and gaining weight.
4/13/14 - Phyllis R. Bogle, 91 of Lyndhurst, NJ died after a short illness. Phyllis is mother and mother-in-law to Sue and Warren Bogle, grandmother to Kim Bogle Jubinville and Chris Bogle and Great Grandmother to Abigail and Gardiner Jubinville. She visited Chebeague several times over the years and will be greatly missed by her family."
4/1/14 - Nancy Chamberlin, 83, died at the Hawthorne House, Freeport, Maine after an extended illness.
There will be a memorial service on Saturday, June 28, at 3:00 PM, at the Chamberlin cottage, 4 Artist Point Road. All are welcome.
3/19/14 - Born in Washington DC, to Anne Stephens Hahn and Peter Hahn, a girl, Olivia Watters Hahn,weighing 6 pounds, 14 oz. Grandparents are Maricel & Jeff Hahn and Linda & Mike Stephens. Great Grandmother is Anne Richardson Brown!
2/22/14 - Born to Heather & Kevin Coogan, a son, Felix James Coogan. He is 9lbs. 21 1/2 inches and Heather & Felix are doing well. JoeD. Ballard is a 1st time Grandfather, Gin Ballard is a 1st time Great Aunt.
3/7/14 - Grant H. Wilson, Jr., 73, of Chicopee died suddenly Friday at BayState Medical Center
3/6/14 - Born to Adam and Nicole Johnson, a daughter, Lucy Margaret Johnson, born at 12:47 this morning. She weighs 7lb 8oz and is doing fine!
2/25/14 - Neil J. Taliento, 94, died peacefully at St. Joseph's Manor. Neil (Leo) is the father to Neil and grandfather to Emilia and Michelena Taliento and David Harlor.
02/17/14 - Jeanne Vonderschmidt passed away peacefully at her home at “The Island Commons” on Chebeague Island, Maine. Her passing was made easier by the loving care of the staff there and with the help of Hospice of Southern Maine. She is the Aunt of Sam Birkett and Susan Muniak.
02/12/14 - Thomas Warden, 81 passed on into eternal life after a long illness at the Maine Veteran’s Home. He is the father of Pastor Linda Brewster. The celebration of his life will be on Saturday, March 1st at 2pm at the Cressey Road United Methodist Church in Gorham, with a reception following.
02/9/14 - Valerie Dyer Riddle, 64, died at Eastern Maine Medical in Bangor after a brief illness. She is the Daughter of Byrle O'Neil and mother of Bobby and Brent and sister to Joe (Skipper) Dyer and Everett O'Neil, grandmother to Dakota and Corianne.
01/28/14 - Joseph Wentling 69 died at his home late on Tuesday night. The memorial service will be Saturday, February 8th at 11 am at the St. Bartholomew's church in Yarmouth, with a luncheon following at the Harraseeket Inn. Husband of Jan Knight Wentling, and father to Benjamin Wentling and Polly Wentling Wentworth. Thank you to all of our Chebeague friends and family for the outpouring of support during this time of loss.
01/10/14 - Leona Boxer, 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Chebeague Island in 1922 and is survived by her seven children: Doris, Jeffrey, Vivian, Daniel, Joyce, Ned and Donna.
There will be a graveside service for Leona Boxer on Saturday, June 28th at 1:00 PM. Please join us for the service followed by refreshments at the Parish House.
01/05/14 - Rose Marie Mackay, of Plymouth, and formerly of Scituate, passed away. She is the mother of Darlene Eyster and grandmother of Henry Bangert.
01/01/14 - Congratulations to Victoria Burr and Zachary Waterhouse who were married at Keely's Banquet Center in Portland. Victoria is the granddaughter to Don & Cheryl Buxbaum and daughter to Beth Copp.
12/31/13 - Edward MacPherson (Mac) Hulburt, 93, died peacefully after suffering a stroke and gradual decline at his home in Woods Hole, MA.
12/23/13 - Neil Gill , 55, son of Jean Whitaker and stepson of Al Whitaker passed away in Boston after a long battle with cancer. Neil is the husband of Diane Gill and they have two children, Steven 25 and Chelsea 23 and reside in Raynham, Mass. Neil also has a brother, Peter Gill, sister, Francine of Massachusetts and a brother Brian Gill of Colorado. No services are planned at this time.
12/5/13 - Sam Ballard, died peacefully at his home on Chebeague. Sam was the husband of Sally Ballard, the father of Andrea & Tim Ballard, Joe D & Ginny Ballard’s uncle, and Susie Stav’s cousin. He was the last of seven children of Ernest/Elisabeth Ballard.
11/23/13 - Duke Faubert, 95, passed awayin Rhode Island. He is Donna Jordan's father and helped the island on many major fundraisers.
11/21/13 - Charles Sumner Butters II, 69,of Sebastian, Florida peacefully passed at The Tippett Home in Needham, MA where he received wonderful care from a warm, loving and skilled staff. A graveside service for Chuck Butters is planned for Sunday, June 22 at 1:30 here at Chebeague. Please join us for the service or just drop by our house after the service to visit and enjoy some refreshments. Our family will be home all afternoon.
11/12/13 - Congratulations to John Wilson and Courtney Laird who were married at their home on Chebeague.
11/8/13 - Perry M. Hudson, 89, died in his sleep in Falmouth, ME. A frequent visitor to Chebeague, he is the father-in-law of John Wilson.
10/1/13 - Born to Becca and Nathan Webb, a daughter, Zoe Mariah Webb. Jim and Sarah Swann Van Fleet are extremely excited grandparents! And Jeremy is thrilled to be an uncle. Zoe is the great granddaughter of the late Bill and Carolyn Swann. We can't wait to have her on Chebeague!
10/1/13 - Born to Anna and Brad Martin, a daughter, Maggie O'Neil Martin at 8:33 AM. She weighed 8lbs 10oz. Granddaughter to Kim and John Martin and great granddaughter to Pam Johnson.
9/18/13 - Suzanne E. "Sue" Hutchison, 84, died Wednesday at McLean in Simsbury. She is the mother of Suzy Hurwitz and grandmother to Hutch Hurwitz.
9/15/13 Henry R. Immerwahr, 97, died peacefully at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, after a brief illness. A memorial service is planned for October 5, 2013 in Chapel Hill. He will be buried on Chebeague.
9/15/13 - Congratulations to Amanda (Garcia) and Roxanne Mailloux who were married on Chebeague. Amanda is the daughter of Nancy and David Hill.
9/14/13 - Congratulations to John H Corson,III (Chip) and Jennifer Ann Howard on Chebeague Island on a gorgeous fall day with all their friends & family present. Chip is the son of Karen E Weiss-Corson & John H Corson, jr. Both Jen & Chip reside & work on Chebeague at Shady Grove Farm & Kitchen.
9/13/13 - Margery Tonks passed away at her home in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, with family by her side. She first came to Chebeague in the 1940’s and enjoyed the island summer after summer after summer.
9/7/13 - Congratulations to Nora Bisharat and Ibrahim Najjar who were married at the Dropping Springs on Chebeague. Nora is the daughter of Leila and Suhail Bisharat and the granddaughter of the late Margaret and Blanchard Bates.
8/31/13 - Born to Adam and Sally Rothschild, a son, Tom Madsen Rothschild joined us at 6:51am on 8/31/13. He weighed 8lbs 2oz.
8/31/13 - Born to Meredith and Joshua Coates of Northampton, MA, a daughter, Maya Eileen Coates, weighing in at 7lbs and 20” long. Maya has a sister Rosie age 4 and is the fourth great-grand child of Charlotte Richards Morse a former summer resident of Division Point.
8/12/13 - T. Vance Chamberlin, 64, died in Wilmington, NC after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Seton and children Katie Sherwin of Ballston Lake, NY and Megan Chamberlin of Denver, Co and a sister Annie Boyer of Mechanicsburg, PA.and his mother Lillian Chamberlin of Boulder Colorado.Vance spent many summers on Chebeague and he loved it here.
8/6/13 - Sanford Ellsworth Doughty, 93, died unexpectedly in the home in which he was born. There will be a celebration of Sanford's life on August 22nd at 11am.
8/7/13 - Marguerite "Cissie" Williams Lindemann, 88, of Portland passed away peacefully after a long, fulfilled life of service.
8/3/13 - Congratulations to Ali Layng and Christopher Slack who were married at Higgins Farm on Chebeague. Ali is the daughter of John and Amanda Layng and granddaughter to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.
7/30/13 - Born to Beth and Jeff Putnam, a son, Kaden Kenneth Putnam. He weighed 7lbs 1 oz. and joins his brothers Gage and Cole.
7/27/13 - Janice Grannell Whitaker, 79, of Westford, MA died after a fall.
7/13/13 - Congratulations to Molly Mercier and Nathaniel Webb who were married at Webb Cottage on Chebeague. Nat is a son of Toby and Stacie Webb.
6/27/13 - Betsy Whitman, 87, passed away peacefully at her home at Brookhaven in Lexington, MA with her two daughters close. A memorial service and reception will be held at 2:00 p.m. on September 15th at Brookhaven in Lexington.There will be an Open House in celebration of the Life of Betsy Whitman, Monday August 12th, 3-5 pm, at the Whitman cottage, 19 Ben Webber Rd. Please park on the east side of Capps Road, facing up hill (toward the hotel).
6/12/13 - Nolan Lushington, librarian and library building planner, died at his home in Hartford.. He was a summer resident of Chebeague Island for nearly 20 years.
6/10/13 - Carolyn Waller Bradley, 87, died peacefully at 2:04 am in her home in Seekonk Massachusetts surrounded by her family.
6/9/13 - Born to Pete and Becky Pellerin, a son, Palmer Luke Pellerin who joins his sister Juliette Pellerin. Palmer was born at 6:44 a.m. at their home on Chebeague Island (at 10lbs and 22 inches long!). They are thrilled and grateful to welcome a new Pellerin to this beloved island community!
5/31/13 - Born to Caitlin and Andrew Layng, Finley Evelyn (6lb 3oz) and Henry Hamilton (4lb 14oz). They join their older brothers Charlie (3) and Teddy (2).
Proud grandparents are Amanda & John Layng. The twins are Great Grandchildren to the late Jeanne and Gardiner Layng.They are all looking forward to attending their Aunt Ali's wedding on Chebeague later this summer.
5/26/13 - Born to David and Caitlin Osgood, a girl, Sadie Marie Osgood (7 pds. 8 oz.) in Hingham, Ma. Proud grandparents are Kathy and Peter Fritz of Wilmington , N.C., Debby and Jon Osgood of St. Simons, GA., and Bob and Lisa Halpin of Concord, Ma. And also proud is great grandmother Jane Shattuck of Westwood, Ma and proudest is big sister Alexis (3) who can't wait to show her Chebeague this summer!!
5/17/13 - Betsey Ross, 75, died at the Gosnell Home after a brief illness.
5/10/13 - Sanford (Sandy )Lee Israel, 76, passed peacefully at home surrounded by his wife, Judy and son Steve. He is the father of Hank Israel and grandfather of Abby, Becca and Cooper.
5/4/13 - Kathleen (Kathy) Atkinson, 66, died at the Commons where she has lived for the past year.
5/2/13 - Barry Collins passed away peacefully with his family at his side at Wake County Hospice, NC after a short battle with Gastric Cancer. Barry is the husband of Gaye “Bruley” Collins.
4/28/13 - Jane Brock Tonks Cushing, 92, died at her home at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia. She died peacefully, with family close. Jane spent most of her summers on Chebeague, after marrying Neal Estabrook Tonks in 1946. Neal died in 1983, and Jane remarried in 1992 to Bill Cushing. In addition to her husband Bill, Jane leaves four children and their spouses who treasured her and will miss her very much – Gretchen and husband Jim Hartling in Philadelphia; Rick and wife Cis (Kuntz) of Cumberland Center, ME; Neal (Cutter) and wife Julie of Charleston SC; and William and wife Debbie of Athens GA.
4/25/13 - Born to Nate and Mika Lentz in Philadelphia, Emery Renee Lentz. She weighed 9lbs 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Alice (Morse) and Peter Mellin of Yarmouth and Barbara Barr of Atlanta. Great Grandparents are the late Eleanor and Ned Morse. Emery and sisters, Addison ( 7) and Mackenzie ( 5), are excited to introduce her to the Island this summer
4/25/13 - Ruth Hamilton Britting, 88, died at home in Gorham. She is the mother of Stephen Hamilton and Susan and Sharon Britting.
4/22/13 - George Williford Tripp, 79, died in Alabama. George had been the minister on Chebeague for a number of years.
4/10/13 - Born to Tara and Colin Hulme, a son, Hunter Joseph Hulme (8 lbs. 8 oz.) in Norwalk, CT. Hunter is the grandson of Pam(Sharp) and George Hulme and the great grandson of Nancy and Will Sharp. He hopes to be able to visit the island this summer.
4/10/13 - Born to Sarah (Morse) and Shane Layng, a son, Wyatt Edward. He weighed 7lbs, 13oz. Proud grandparents are Micul Ann & Ed Morse and Sue & Brian Layng. Great-grandparents are the late Eleanor & Ned Morse and Jeanne & Gard Layng. Wyatt is looking forward to coming to Chebeague this summer and meeting his extended Morse/Layng clan!
3/26/13 - Born to Lehan and Lauren Wilson, a son, Mansfield Charles Wilson, 5.1 lbs., 19.5", in New Orleans, Louisiana. Parents and child are doing fine. First-time grandfather John Wilson is on his way to the Big Easy to get his hands on his grandson and paint the nursery!
3/24/13 - Gertrude A. Ross, 96, died in Centerville, Mass. She is the mother of Arthur and Doug Hawkes.
3/11/13 - Ronald Jackson, 76, died surrounded by his family at home. Ronald is the father of Andrew Jackson.
3/8/13 - Born to Ashley and Cameron Pellegrini, a daughter, Audrina Noel Pellegrini at 5:45 AM at Norfolk Sentara Hospita and weighed 7lb 7oz. She is Phil and Betty Johnson’s first great granddaughter and all are doing well.
3/2/13 - Louise O. Smith, 91, a resident of Main Street in Monmouth, died Saturday, March 2, at her home. Louise is the mother of Carol Lynn Davis.
2/10/13 - Marianne W. Brenton, 79, died peacefully in her sleep. The family would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the island community for all their prayers and well-wishes during her long fight with cancer and COPD.
2/1/13 - Born
to Elizabeth (Hill) and Tom R. Schutte, a son, Benjamin Matthijs Schutte in The Hague, Netherlands. He
weighed 7 lbs 9 oz and was born at 9:01 AM Netherlands time.
Mother and son are doing great. He is the grandson of Nancy and David Hill.
1/31/13 - William McGuire, 92, of Ithaca, NY passed away at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Barbara Weld McGuire.
1/29/13 - Robert L. 'Bub' Thurlow Jr., 52, of North Yarmouth, passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends in his home, after a courageous battle with cancer. Bub was a special friend of Jamie KomLosy.
1/26/13 - Congratulations to Nathaniel Hulme and Carlie Harrington who were married in Boston, MA. Nathaniel is the son of Pam(Sharp) and George Hulme and the grandson of Nancy and Will Sharp.
1/21/13 - Born to Catarina and John Jordan, a daughter, Ana Rosa Jordan. She was 7 lbs and a red head like her mother and older brother. Grandparents are Sheila and Phil Jordan of Chebeague and Ana and Tom Stanford of Richardson, Texas (now in Maine to help). Mother and new daughter are doing wonderfully.
1/20/13 - Charles Bowen Read, 62, died of a heart attack in Anderson South Carolina. He was the son of Robert Prentice Read and Nancy Ballou Cooke and brother of Robin, Cookie, Rozzie and David Read.
1/18/13 - James Howard Scifres, 71, of Fairfax, VA, succumbed to his long valiant battle with cancer with his family by his side.
1/18/13 - Nancy (Perkins) Harvey, 74, died from her second battle with lung cancer. She was at home in Dennis, MA. Nancy was the daughter of Joann and David Perkins and the sister of David Perkins (DG) of Springettes, Chebeague.
1/13/13 - Neicia Eldena Tompkins, 58, of Grand Gorge, died peacefully on January 13, 2013, surrounded by her family and friends. She is the mother of Michelle Jackson.
1/11/13 - Nancy Elliott Kennedy, 97, died peacefully at her home Valle Verde Retirement Community in Santa Barbara, CA. Nancy is the mother of Kate Kennedy.
1/10/13 - Elizabeth Phelps Gosselin (Curit), 79, of North Yarmouth, passed away surrounded by her family.
1/6/13 - Raymond Hamilton, 102, died peacefully around 1:30am at the Gosnell Home with Sasha and Ginny by his side. Memorial Service will be July 3rd - more information to come.
1/1/13 - Virginia M. Pelton, 92, died peacefully at the Island Commons where the last 6 months of her life were spent happily and in loving care. She is the mother of Ken Pelton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Island Commons, 132 Littlefield Rd., Chebeague Island, ME 04017
12/29/12 - Born to Ned Baxter and Jennifer Winther, a son, Rye Fox Baxter, 8 lbs. 4 oz. Ned Baxter is the son and step-son of Linda and Peter Carleton.
12/20/12 - Born to Jaedra and Brandon Rideout,
a son, Bennett William Rideout. He weighed 8lb 14oz and 20 inches and joins his big sister Emery and brother Samuel.
He is the grandson of Vicki and Chip Emery and the great grandson
of Ken and Jeanette Hamilton.
12/17/12 - Kenneth L. Darling, 84, of New Gloucester, died unexpectedly on Chebeague Island where he had been a resident since September.
He is the father of Mike Darling.
Kenneth Darling’s service is 8/17/13 from 4-6 Hillcrest Ave in Yarmouth.
12/10/12 - Elise B. (Lamoureux) Roy, 96, passed away peacefully in the Lutheran Home in Worcester MA. She is the mother of Annette Kincaid.
11/27/12 - Born to John and Katie Oderda, twins, Elliott Roger Oderda and Margaret Ann Oderda. They both both weighed 5 pounds 12 ounces. The babies, Mom and Dad are doing great. John Oderda is the son of Lynda and Gary Oderda and brother and sister to Owen.
11/27/12 - James Edward Hamilton Sr, 89, of Bath passed away with his family by his side.
11/23/12 - Susan Ballard Boal, 96, of Charlevoix, died, at the Georgia House in Charlevoix. She is the sister to Sam Ballard and Aunt to Joe Ballard, Ginny Ballard, Ted Ballard, Ben Ballard and Ginger Hobart Campbell.
11/6/12 - Born to Ryan and Sara Ross, a healthy daughter, Avery Rose Ross, 5 lbs. 6 oz., 17" long. She is the granddaughter of Doug & Gina Ross. She was a little early and we suspect that she knew Thanksgiving was right around the corner.
11/5/12 - Jane Holtz Kay, 74, died in Boston after a long illness. Jane is the sister to Ellen Goodman.
10/30/12 - Minnie MacNeill, 80, died at St. Joseph's Manor in Portland after a long illness. Visiting hours will be at Hobbs Funeral Friday, November 2nd from 4 - 6pm and a celebration of her life will be Saturday at 1pm at the Chebeague United Methodist Church.
10/28/12 - Born to John and Elyse Emery, a daughter, Lillian Jade Emery, 6 lbs, 9 oz, 20 inches. She is the granddaughter of Chip and Vicki (Hamilton) Emery. The great granddaughter of Ken and Jeanette Hamilton and Marcia Wood.
10/25/12 - Michael Bruce Hackenberger, 67, died from cancer related to Agent Orange he encountered in Vietnam. Michael was the son of Sam and brother to Nancy and Ruthie.
10/15/12 - Born to Leah MacDonald and Ben Wentling, a daughter, Amelia Rowan Wentling, at 6:39am after a very short labor! She is 7lbs. 15 oz. and 20 1/2 inches. Her big sister Clara is thrilled!
10/6/12 - Barbara Malotte Smith, 93, died in Chicago. Barbara is the mother to Melody, Heather, Rindy and Holly.
10/5/12 - Susan Hudson-Wilson, 60, wife of John Wilson and mother of Connor, Lehan, and Grace, died suddenly in Nairobi, Kenya.
9/21/12 - Charles William Whetham, 63, died in a tragic boating accident Friday evening on his way home from Chebeague. He was the loving husband of 43 years to Dianne and the most wonderful, loving father to Erin and Hank.
9/8/12 - Congratulations to Marion McLane Read and Dr. Alexander Saltman who were married on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH. Marion is the daughter of Robin Read and the niece of Cookie and Rozzie Read.
- Congratulations to
Danielle Rich and Shawn Rideout
who were married on Chebeague.
9/8/12 - Winthrop (Wink) Houghton Jr., died at home after a long illness.
9/2/12 - Born to Courtney and Benjamin Johnson, a son, Edward Scott Johnson, weighing in at 7lbs7oz, 21" long. Edward is the grandson of Scott and Charlotte Johnson.
Cecilia Ballard, 94, passed away. She is a long time summer resident, and survived by her two sons, Ted and Ben, and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
8/26/12 - Samuel Custer Hackenberger, 98, died after a brief illness.
8/16/12 - Born to Jeslyn and Jared Carr of Somers,CT, a daughter, Jemma Corey Carr, weighing in at 8lbs15oz, 21” long. Jemma is the third great-grandchild of Charlotte Richards Morse.
8/10/12 - Richard (Dick) Dyer, 77, died at Mid Coast Hospital following a brief illness.
7/8/12 - Betty Gramazio, 86, died at the Island Commons. The family sends a special thank you to Ginny Ballard and the staff of the Island Commons.
7/6/12 - Born to Teresa Telander and Nathaniel Read in Portland,a son, Sixten Telander Read. Nathaniel is the son of Cookie Read and nephew of Rozzie Read.
6/30/12 - Congratulations to Elizabeth Sayre Hunneman and Michael Madson who were married in Cape Elizabeth on June 30. Elizabeth is the daughter of Polly Smith and granddaughter of Victoria Smith.
6/23/12 - Congratulations to Katie Ross and Andrew Morrison who were married at the Putney School in Vermont. Katie is the daughter of Glenn and Nancy Ross.
6/18/12 - Lillian (LeBlanc) Gomez, 100, died at the Island Commons. She is the grandmother to Anthony and Nina Gomez.
6/8/12 - Donald Oscar Smith, 87, died at his home in Lexington surrounded by his family. Don is the father of Wendell Smith and grandfather of Natty and Gemma.
6/8/12 - Lois Mary Sparks, 70, of Portland died unexpectedly. Lois is familiar with anyone who has ordered from Pauls in Portland where she took most of the orders and worked there for 38 years.
6/1/12 - Rose (Bartolucci) Reveruzzi, 92, of Enfield, died at Parkway Pavilion with her loving family by her side.
Rose is the mother of Mary Holt.
5/30/12 - Born to Meagan and Jeremy Parmley, a daughter, Emma Ryleigh Parmley, in Albuquerque, NM. Emma was 8lb 3 oz and 20" at birth. Meagan is the daughter of Peter Carleton.
5/26/12 - Barbara Ann Gordon Spiegel, 77, of Vero Beach, Fla., died of respiratory failure in Portland, Oregon. She is the mother of Marsea Spiegel and Lisa Morasch.
5/18/12 - Congratulations to Jane Shattuckwho was recently honored by Simmons College in Boston.
5/16/12 - Jean Dyer, 89, passed away at Maine Medical Center.
A Memorial Service is planned for May 24, 2012 @ 1:00p.m.,
Chebeague United Methodist Church,
5/8/12 – Hugh L. Myers, 84, of Media, PA passed away with his daughter holding his hand after a brief illness. Hugh is the father of Cheryl Stevens, grandfather of Jessica Wallace and David Stevens and father in law of David Stevens. Services were held Friday, May 11th at Covenant Methodist Church in Springfield, PA with interment on Saturday May 12th in Tunkhannock, PA.
5/8/12 - Born to Larkin Read Gibas, a son, Sawyer Sylvester Gibas. Sawyer weighed in at 9 lbs 1 oz. Larkin is the daughter of Cookie Read and sister to Nathaniel and cousin to Garrett and Reade Patterson. Come meet him in late August. A 6th generation summer complaint.
4/28/12 - Born to Heather and Mike Dougan, George Andrew Dougan, at 6:02 pm. George weighed 10 lbs and 2 oz and was 22 inches. He joins big sisters Anna and Tacie. Grandparents are Jill and Allen Malony.
4/20/12 - Born to Nicole and Adam Johnson, a daughter, Maryn Elizabeth Johnson. She weighed 7lbs 3 oz and was 20" long. She is the granddaughter of Charlotte and Scott Johnson.
4/19/12 - Born to Eric Dyer and Sarah Blanchard a son, Warren David Dyer at 9:11am. He weighed 9lbs 1oz.
4/14/12 - Born to Emily (Whiston) and Nick Schuller, a boy, Hunter Lawrence Whiston , at 3:45 pm (PST) in Berkeley, CA. He was 8 pounds 10 ounces, 22 inches. He is the first grandchild to Sandi and David Whiston.
4/12/12 - Marina C. Neumann, 72, of Granby, CT passed away peacefully with her family nearby. She is the mother of Topher and mother-in-law to Erika, and beloved grandmother(Gamma) of Eva and Nate. She cherished the Chebeague community in her year-round visits. A memorial service will be held Monday 4/16 in Granby CT.
4/11/12 - Wallace 'Wally' Robert Brown, 58, of Portland died unexpectedly at his home
4/2/12 - William E. McGee, 75, died at home in Liverpool, New York after a long, brave battle with cancer.
3/19/12 - Ethelyn L. (Doughty) Sullivan, died in Portland with her family at her side. There will be a service April 14th 1pm and will be for John Sullivan as well.
3/14/12 - Born to Kristine (Marsh) Donovan and Josh Donovan, a daughter, Kailyn Judith Donovan, in Northampton, MA. Everyone is just Great! Kailyn is the granddaughter to Ken and Rosana Marsh and great granddaughter to Carolyn Marsh and the late Albert Marsh.
3/11/12 - Eleanor (Canavan) Hill, 94, passed away peacefully at the Island Commons. She is survived by three daughters Sandra, Susan, and Ricki, 2 sons-in-law, 7 grandchildren, and 13 great children. She was happy when awakened each morning, and assured she was on Chebeague.
Ellie's service will be on July 3 @ 11am at the church, gathering at parish house afterwards.
3/10/12 - Robert Ferrelli, 76, of Portland, died at Maine Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was the husband to Priscilla Nida.
There will be a graveside service at the Chebeague Island Cemetery on Saturday, June 16th at 1:00 PM. Reception to follow at the Parish House.
3/10/12 - Ruth Apprich Jacob, 89, mother of Stacie Webb, died in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.
3/7/12 - Ida "Mickey" Hanmer, 80, died of CHF at Maine Medical Center after a long illness.
2/25/2012 - Robert Whitman, 84, died in Lexington, MA. Services will be held Thursday March 1 at 1 pm at the Church of Our Redeemer in Lexington, MA.
2/18/12 - Congratulations to Jimmy and Roseann Stewart who were married in Florida.
02/08/12 - Born to Jessica (Perkins)Taylor and Christopher Taylor, a daughter, Cora Violet Taylor, at 9AM in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Everyone is just perfect! Cora is the granddaughter to Beverly and David Perkins.
02/02/12 - Born to Amanda Garcia and Roxanne Mailloux, a daughter, Eleanor Nacua Mailloux at 9:25 am.. She weighed 7 lbs 9 oz and was 20" long and everyone is well. Eleanor is the granddaughter to Nancy and David Hill.
02/01/12 - James (Brother) William Ross, died at Mercy Hospital. Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Chebeague United Methodist Church..
01/15/12 - Robert Emerson Caven, 73, died in Williamsburg,VA .Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery on March. 1 at 3PM.
01/15/12 - Nina Duryee Wood, 89, died
died peacefully surrounded by family members (including her cat "Spooky".) She had been living at Harvest Hills Assisted Living Facility in Lebanon, N.H. The service will be Saturday 4th February 2-4pm at Harvest Hills Assisted Living Facility in Lebanon NH.
01/09/12 - Born to Robert and Katie Bruch McCollom, a son, Braeden Spencer Matthew McCollom. He weighed 8 lbs 4 oz and was 21 in long.Grandparents Scott McCollom and Laurie Wood, Kathy and Joe Vincent, Bob and Barb Bruch, and great grandparents Don and Cheryl Buxbaum, Marcia Wood and Don and Marjorie Brown.
01/06/12 - Colleen Rich Jones, 75, died peacefully at the Seaside Health Care Facility in Portland after a long illness.
01/02/12 - Born to Sarah and Nick Strangas, a daughter, Chelsea Elisabeth Strangas. Chelsea was born at 9:38pm and weighs 7pds, 15 oz and is 20"long. Grandparents are Bob and Lisa Halpin and great-grandmother is Jane Shattuck. Mom and baby are doing well!!!
11/16/11 - George William Wilson,74, of Concord, died, of Alzheimer's disease at Havenwood-Heritage Heights.
11/16/11 - Janet Gwillim Whitney, 95, died at Midcoast Senior Health Center in Brunswick, Maine.
11/4/11 - Born to Ruthie Putnam & Germain Gomez, a daughter, Alyssa Grace Gomez, weighing 5 lbs 11 oz. Grandparents Nancy & Jim Vachon and Bill & Julie Putnam - Great Grandparents Harris & Shelby Putnam and Sam Hackenberger
11/1/11 - Born to Christopher and Heidi LeSiege, of Cumberland, a son, Chase Edward LeSiege, weighing in at 7 lbs and 15 oz . Chase has two sisters: Acadia and Tayler. His paternal grandparents are Don and Cheryl Buxbaum, and his maternal grandparents are Steve and Deb Sloan of Cumberland.
10/24/11 - Donald A. Blanchard Sr., 80, passed away after a brief illness surrounded by his family.
10/24/11 - Born to Anna and Brad Martin, a son, Finnegan James Martin at 2:39pm at Maine Medical Center. He weighed 9 lbs 15 oz amd was 21 inches long. Mom, Dad, and Finn seem to be doing great!
10/21/11 - Thomas Talbott (Tally) Bond, 85, died in Baltimore Maryland. Funeral will be in Maryland on Wednesday.
10/16/11 - Evelyn Krauss Hodge, 100, died at the Quaker retirement community in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.
10/7/11 - Alice F. Merrill, 91, of Portland and Windham, passed away at Ledgewood Manor in Windham. She was the mother of Pam Doughty and Bobby Merrill.
10/2/11 - Charles Kuntz, 92, passed away peacefully at the Island Commons. Father of Charles Michael Kuntz and Cis Tonks and the late Edward Weagle.
9/25/11 - Ann Knight, 86, passed away at home in Pennsylvania with her family by her side at 5:10. She loved Chebeague very much- it was her summer sanctuary. Click here for a video.
Memorial service will be July 21st at 3pm with a gathering at the golf club after.
9/21/11 - Richard Stanford, 42, died unexpectedly in Abeline, Texas. He is the brother to Tina Jordan and cousin to Laura Summa.
9/20/11 - Born to Carol (Munroe) and John Allen, a daughter, Camryn Elaine Allen. She weighed 7 lbs 4 oz and was 19 inches.
9/17/11- Lyman G. Haskel, 96, passed away in Vero Beach, FL after a brief illness.
9/10/11 - Congratulations to Andrew Todd and Mary Taylor were married at their home. Many friends and family enjoyed the beautiful outside wedding on a gorgeous Chebeague day. To view pictures (and/or add pictures for their wedding album), click here!
8/22/11 - James A. Collins, Jr., 80, died in East Hartford. Jim was the brother to Dick Collins.
8/14/11 - Rosalyn F. Barrett Weagle, 71, died with her family by her side on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, following a battle with cancer.. The service will be Thursday, 1 o'clock at the 1st Parish Congregational Church, 116 Main Street, Yarmouth.
8/13/11 - Joan R. (Rogers) Moynihan, 81, of Hooksett, died peacefully at her home surrounded by loving family.
Joan's funeral will be Thursday August 18th at 12:30 noon at the church with a reception following at the Parish House.
8/11/11 - Kenneth M Dyer, 78, died peacefully at Maine Medical Center
8/7/11 - Alice Ross Bowman, 89, passed away peacefully of pneumonia at Maine Medical Center. She has been at the Hawthorne House for several years.
The funeral for Alice Bowman will be at the church on Thursday Aug 11th at noon.
7/28/11 - Virginia "Ginger" Sharpe, 88, passed away
peacefully, at the home of her younger son, Kevin, in Denmark, ME.
A service will be held for family and friends on August 27, 2011 at 1.00 p.m., at the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church, followed by a graveside service and reception in the Parish Hall.
7/18/11 - George Turrell, 59, beloved brother of Elise Webb, died in Nyack, New York, surrounded by loved ones. George adored Maine and spent summers on Chebeague with the Webb family on Cottage Road. A master carpenter, he refurbished boats for South Street Seaport, the Maine Maritime Museum, and restored historic buildings and Dutch barns in the Hudson River Valley. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, his mother and sister.
7/13/11 Rodney Hamilton, 72, died peacefully at home on Chebeague with his family at his side.
6/30/11 - Jane Winters, 64, died unexpectedly at home in Yarmouth. She was the wife of Wes Winters.
6/20/11 - Born to Melissa Hamilton and Seth Tompkins, a daughter, Elsie-Alaire Tompkins Hamilton at 4:16PM. She weighed 6lbs 6 oz.and was 19" long. Mel's parents are Sherm and Estherann Hamilton. Mel and Elsie are doing great and should be going home tomorrow.
6/4/11 - Jeffrey LeClaire, 58, of Rock Hill, South Carolina and Lincoln, Rhode Island, passed away
5/27/11 Born to Andrew and Caitlin Layng, a second son, Theodore Talbot Layng, in New York City. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces.He is the grandson of John and Amanda, born the same day as his grandfather John. Teddy and his mother, Caitlin, are doing well.
5/14/11 - Born on Chebeague to Peter and Becky Pellerin, a daughter, Juliette Adeline Pellerin at 6:14 in the morning. She weighs 8lbs & 4oz and is 21 inches long. They want to thank the whole island for their love and support and we very much look forward to raising our "Jule" of the island in such a great community"
5/8/11 - Born to Betsy and Jake Mulligan, a son, James Malcolm Mulligan. Betsy is the daughter of Glenn Kersteen and Laurie Towers and sister of Amy Kersteen. James is welcomed by big brother, Connor who is two.
4/9/11 - Dana Jolene Gwillim, 49, Chanute, died at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
4/5/11 - Patricia Breed de Koven ("Tish"), 85, died at in her home on Martha's Vineyard. She has been ailing for some time. She is the sister to Susan Stavropoulos.
3/16/11 - Stephen A. Martin, 68 of Maynard Dr., passed away peacefully at Auburn Hospice House surrounded by the love of his life, wife, Janet and family. John wanted to thank everyone for keeping their Dad/Grampie in your prayers.
2/28/11 - Born to Jennifer and Nathaniel Runge, a daughter, Elisa Mary Runge at 2:48pm. She is 9 lbs 1/2 oz and 21 3/4 inches.
2/25/11 - Norma Louise Drew Tripp, 78, passed away after a long illness of cancer. Her husband George Tripp was a past minister at the Chebeague United Methodist Church.
2/23/11 - Stanley Taylor Bennett II, 64, of Falmouth, passed away in Scarborough. Stan is the first cousin to Joan Robinson.
2/22/11 - Born to Marci and Scott Martindale, a daughter, Mia Rae Martindale. She weighed 6lbs 15oz and joins her sister, Kassie Lynn. She is the granddaughter of Donna and Fred Martindale.
2/17/11 - Paul C. Wolff, 87..of Lake Worth ,Florida died at the Veteran's Hosp. there of diabetes & other complications. He was the last of the Komlosy cousins. His ashes will be interred beside his father in the Chebeague cemetery in the Spring.
2/11/11 - William Allan Calthorpe, age 77, of Palmetto, FL died February 11, 2011 of complications of pneumoni. He is the father of Bill Calthorpe and Leanne Stefanilo.
2/7/11 - Born to Jennifer and Bryan Bunch, a son, Paden Robert Bunch. He weighed 8 lb 14 oz and joins his sister Lila. Paden is the 1st great-grandson of Mabel and Sanford. Jennifer is Mabel and Sanford's grand-daughter.
2/4/11 - Elizabeth (Betty) Beehler Collins, 92, died at the Sterling House assisted living facility in Punta Gorda, Florida where she had resided for the past 3 years.
2/4/2011- Born to April and Nick Fogarty, twin girls. Autumn Gayle was born at 8:05am weighing 4lbs 10oz and Brielle Marie was born at 8:06am weighing 5lbs. 10oz. They are the granddaughters of Gayle Belesca and the great-granddaughters of Ann Belesca. Everyone is doing fine and they will be eagerly welcomed home by big sister Layla.
2/3/2011 - William Clark LaGanke, 82, died peacefully, surrounded by family Chatanooga TN.
1/30/11 - Douglas (Doug) F. Symonds, 69, passed away peacefully at the Maplewood Care and Rehab Center, Amesbury, after a long illness.
1/9/11 - Martha Evans McLean, 93, of Chebeague Island and Naples, Fla., died peacefully in Naples after living a full and remarkable life
Carlton L. Morse Jr., 90, of Cedar Brook Dr, Scarborough and formerly of North St, Saco passed away early Sunday morning at the Maine Veterans home.
1/8/11 - Born to Zachary and Amina Grunko, a daughter, Adriana Grunko. She weighed 6 lbs, 7 oz and looks like her big sister Lucia who is almost 4.
1/5/11 - Louis Franklin Leonard, 99, died in Lovettsville, Va.He died peacefully, maintaining his gentle disposition to the end.
12/15/10 - Eleanor Bronson, age 82 (long time friend of Leland and Karen Hamilton) passed away.. Most people remember her walking around the island. She never let her medical problems keep her away from Chebeague.
12/14/10 - Wilbur "Spike" Meredith, age 74, passed away in Cleveland, Ohio. Spike was born October 10, 1936 to Dr. Wilbur R. "Rib' II and Lillian (Buxbaum) Meredith. His is the father of Dr. Shannon Meredith of Cumberland. A cousin to Jackie Cross, Donald and Robert Buxbaum.
12/13/10 - Phyllis Mildred Moynihan passed away on Dec. 13, 2010, five days shy of her 96th birthday surrounded by her loving family.
12/1/10 - Born to TJ and Elizabeth Lawrence Willett, a son, Henry Lawrence Willett.
11/26/10 - Barbara Dodd Anderson, 78, daughter of David and Elsie Dodd, passed away November 26, 2010. Her final days were passed at home in Fresno, California, with her family at her side. An informal service will be held at the Chebeague Island Cemetery on July 10, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.
11/26/10 - Harold L. White, 80, died unexpectedly at the Seaside Nursing Home where he resided.
11/15/10 - Born to Brad and Peg Smith of Portland, a daughter, Eve Marie Smith. Evie joins her sister, Helen Grace (Ellie), 18 months. Proud Grandparents are Brad and Pam Smith, North Yarmouth and Chebeague! Both girls look forward to summers on the island.
11/14/10 - Nathan Dyer O'Neil, 87, died in San Antonio, Texas. Nathan is the brother to Tink Lessing Evans and the brother-in-law of Beryle O'Neil.
11/14/2010 - Anne K. Galey, 92, of Falmouth died at her home surrounded by her loving family.
11/3/10 - Born to Susan Hiniker and Michael Khodadoust, a son, Lucas Edward Khodadoust. Lucas was 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and 20 ½ inches long. Everyone is doing great. Lucas’s grandparents are Mary and Jerry Hiniker, and his great-grandparents are Henry and the late Sally Immerwahr. Susie and Mike were married on Chebeague on July 18, 2009, and they can’t wait to introduce Lucas to Chebeague next summer.
10/25/10 - Lavinia Ethel Burns, 94, died at the home of her son in West Baldwin. She was the sister to Archie Ross.
10/25/10 - Born to Kimberly (Bogle) and Seth Jubinville, a son, Gardiner Dennis Jubinville. He was 8 days early and was 8 pounds 15 ounces and 20 and three quarter inches. They are both doing great.
Grandparents are Sue (Layng) and Warren Bogle. Gardiner is the great grandson of Jeanne and Gard Layng.
10/17/10 - Richard 'Dick' Carlton Peterson, 97, passed peacefully at his home with his family by his side. Dick was the plumbing inspector for Chebeague for many, many years.
10/8/10 - Rob Hogan, 54, died in North Carolina following an injury from a fall three weeks earlier.
Memorial Service and burial for Rob Hogan will be held at the Chebeague Methodist Church on Saturday November 13, 2010 at 2:00pm. A reception will follow in the Parish House.
10/4/10 - Born to Benjamin and Courtney Johnson, a son, Rocco Benjamin Johnson, at 12:20 pm, weighed 6 lbs 7oz and 20" long. He is the first grandchild of Scott and Charlotte Johnson.
9/30/10 - Congratulations to Gina Elizabeth Oderda who passed the Illinois Bar and will be joining Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago in January. Gina is the daughter of Gary and Lynda Oderda of Salt Lake City and Chebeague.
9/26/10 - Born to Peter and Lindsay (Crapser) Klorer, a daughter, Emily Elizabeth Klorer, weighing 6 lbs. 3 ozs. Emily is sister to Owen and granddaughter to Sally and Rich Crapser.
9/18/10 - Congratulation to Steve Harris and John Howard who exchanged vows at the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church in Portland.
9/18/10 - Congratulations to Lehan Wilson and Lauren Schug who were married in the botanical garden in New Orleans. Lehan is the son of Susan Hudson-Wilson and John Wilson.
9/14/10 - Dodge Morgan, 78, died of cancer at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dodge was a summer resident of Chebeague for many years.
9/11/10 - Congratulations to Rebecca Houghton and Peter Pellerin who were married at Bennett's Cove, Chebeague Island. Becky is the daughter of Ted and granddaughter of Wink and Ruth Houghton.
9/11/10 - Loretta L. (Hamilton) Parker, 76, of Raymond and formerly of Portland died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, surrounded by her family.
9/6/10 - Virginia Tacey, mother of Lesley Clark (Camp Providence), passed away suddenly in Bradenton, Florida. Virginia had been a visitor to Chebeague for the last 18 years. She loved Chebeague almost as much as Lesley and Ernie Richardson. She had many friends here on Chebeague, and will be greatly missed.
9/5/10 - Born to Christine and Eric Johnson, a daughter, Anna Grace Johnson. She was born at about 10:30 PM and weighed in at 7 lbs 14 oz. She is an absolute love! Big sister Lauren is very protective and constantly wants to hold her. Anna is the granddaughter of Paul and Norma Johnson.
8/27/10 - Born to James and Laura Williams, a son, Jackson John Williams. “Jack” was born at 8:27 AM weighing 6 lbs 10 oz and measuring 20 inches. Big sister Emily is thrilled to have a little brother. All are doing very well. Grandparents Jack and Gail Williams, and great grandmother Betty Shute, are also thrilled with the latest addition to the family.
8/23/10 - Born to Brian and Brianne Martindale, a daughter, Nancy Tollen Martindale, born at 1:13am, 6 pounds 3 ounces, 20 and quarter inches long. She is the granddaughter of the late Ross Jr and great granddaughter of the late Ross Martindale
8/22/10 - Born to Rebecca (Towle) and Michael MacLean, a daughter, Eva Raelyn MacLean, at 12:03am. She weighed 8 pounds and is 20 inches long. Eva is the granddaughter of Allyson and Lindy Smith and the great granddaughter of Maxine Clifford in Yarmouth and Victoria Smith.
8/21/10 - Congratulations to Joan Brenton and Joe McLaughlin who were married in Pelham, New Hampshire at theHarris Inn. They are honeymooning in Newfoundland. Joan is the daughter of Marianne Brenton.
8/6/10 - Congratulations to Cynthia (Cindy) Cross and Edward Gormley were married at the Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown, Connecticut. Cindy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Richard Cross of Chebeague Island and Farmington, Connecticut.
8/1/10 - Congratulations to Kristine Marsh and Josh Donovan who were married in Massachusetts. Kristine is the daughter of Ken and Rosana Marsh and Granddaughter of Carolyn Marsh and the late Albert Marsh.
Congratulations to Christopher LeSiege and Heidi Sloan were married at Val Halla CC in Cumberland. Their daughters Acadia LeSiege and Tayler Sloan were the flowergirls. Chris is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Buxbaum. Heidi is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sloan of Cumberland.
7/24/10 - Congratulations to John Emery and Elyse Goldstein who were married on Chebeague Island. John is the son of Chip and Vicki (Hamilton) Emery. He is the grandson of Ken and Jeanette Hamilton and Marica Wood and the late Ted Wood. John and Elyse will reside in Lowell, Massachusetts.
7/23/10 - Born to John and Katie Oderda, son, Owen Michael Oderda at 9:41pm.
7/22/10 - Born to Amanda Garcia and Roxanne Mailloux, a daughter, Adelaide Miyoko Mailloux. She was born at 1:20am and weighed 7 pounds, 4 oz and was 20" long. She is the granddaughter to Nancy and David Hill.
7/16/10 - Congratulations to Nicole Taft and Adam Johnson who were married in Brandon, Vermont. Adam is the son of Scott and Charlotte Johnson.
6/25/10 - Born to Rob and Katie McCollom, a son, Gavin Noah McCollom. He weighed in at 4lbs 6.5 oz. and is 18" long. Grandparents are Kathy and Joe Vincent, Scott and Laurie McCollom and great grandparents are Don and Cheryl Buxbaum.
5/6/10 - Born to Mike Long and Sara Coskery, a daughter, Hailey Ann. Hailey was born at 8:07 am and weighed 6lbs 9oz and was 18 1/2". She is the
granddaughter of Ann Long Ormsby who passed away in February of this year. Hailey is doing very well and hopefully will visit the island this summer for a dedication of a garden bench at the school in memory of her grandmother Ann.
6/3/10 - Born to Jeslyn and Jared Carr, a son, Dillon Edward Carr in Cambridge. Mass. He weighed 7lbs 6oz and is the second great-grandchild of Charlotte Richards Morse.
5/17/10 - Gail Craven Watson, 73, died at home in El Paso, Texas. Gail was Madeline Craven's daughter.
5/13/10 - Born to Trish and Mark Landgren, a daughter, Elizabeth Capen Landgren. She is the sister to Anna and Anders Landgren and the grandaughter to Jane Landgren and Marilyn and Dick Nicklas. Her great Aunt is Patricia Squires-Brown. Great Uncles are David Squires and Bob Brown. Elizabeth will be “in residence” at the Squires Cottage in July.
5/12/10 - Born to Victoria Burr of Portland, twin daughters born at 7:48 a.m., Kairi Christine, and Natalie Namine, Kairi weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces and Natalie weighed 5 pounds 5 ounces. Their grandmother is Beth LeSiege Copp, and their great-grandparents are Donald and Cheryl Buxbaum and Peter and Thalia Burr of Cumberland.
5/11/10 - Mary Elizabeth "Ibbets" Glines Knapp 92, died peacefully at Kendal on Hudson in Sleepy Hollow with loving family by her side. She is a
longtime friend and summer companion on Chebeague of Betty (Duff) Shute.
5/9/10 - Sandra Ferreira Smith 77, died peacefully at Kindred Hospital in Worburn, MA. Sandra is the sister of Ruth Houghton.
5/6/10 - Specialist Wade A. Slack, 21, of Waterville, Maine died in Afghanistan. Wade and some of his family members have been visitors to Chebeague Island, staying at Camp Providence for weekends over the last 10 - 12 years.
5/3/10 - Born to Caitlin (Fritz) Osgood and David Osgood of Hingham, MA, their first child, a girl, Alexis Jane Osgood. Alexis was born at 10:36pm, weighs 6 pounds and is 19 inches long. All are doing well. Thrilled grandparents are Kathy and Peter Fritz, Jon and Debbie Osgood, and Lisa and Bob Halpin. Alexis Jane's Chebeague great grandmother is Jane Shattuck.
4/19/10 - Born to Marketa (McGuire) Elsner and Zach Elsner of Seattle, WA, a son Elias Weld Elsner. Eli was born at 9:07 pm, weighing 7 lbs. 0.5 oz and 20 inches long. He is welcomed by Grandparents Bob McGuire and Judy Keil, Helena McGuire and Jon Ferriss, Ron and Marge Elsner, by Great grandparents William McGuire, Eileen Morris and Dorothy Elsner. The family is looking forward to Eli's first visit to the island this summer.
4/3/10 - Janet Elizabeth (Sykes) Bowden, 78, of Locksmith Lane, died, at York Hospital in York, following a brief illness.
3/26/10 - Lillian Victoria Brown Dodd, 97, died in Quincy, Mass.
3/22/10 - Edwin (Bounce) B. Nida, 76, passed away in New Hampshire.
3/22/10 - Born to Brooke (West) and John Williams, a son, Jackson Thomas Williams. Jackson was born at 2:20 pm, weighs 8 lbs. 14 ozs. and is 20 and 1/2 inches long. Big Sister, Ellie, is thrilled to have a little brother. All are doing very well. Grandparents Jack and Gail Williams and Susan and Richard West are also thrilled with the latest edition to their families.
Betty Shute and Ellie Hill, are his Chebeague great-grandmothers.
3/6/10 - Born to Philip and Lesley Grant in Morrisville, Vt, a son, Schuyler Charles Grant. His sister Ainsley and grandparents Schuyler and Linda Grant welcome him with joy.
3/5/10 - Henry Hubbell, 92, passed away unexpectedly in Brunswick.
There will be a Memorial Service celebrating Henry's life on Sunday, August 8, at the Island Church at 1:30 PM. with a reception following at the Parish House.
2/22/10 - Born to Viktoria (Vika) Johnson and Christopher Adamaitis, a daughter, Riley Catherine Adamaitis. She was born at 7:58 PM, weighed 5lb 8oz and was 19" long. Riley is the first grandchild of Stephen and Beverly.
2/20/10 - Ann L. Long Ormsby, 65, of Freeport, died early Saturday, at home with her family, after a 2 year battle with cancer.
She has been with the Chebeague Island School for the past 7 years as the food service director & custodian.
2/8/10 - Born to Flora and Noah Wentworth, a daughter, Sascha Maple Wentworth. She weighed 6# 14 oz. 20 inches long..grandparents Deborah Gordon and Ian Brown.
1/2010 - Scott D. Bissonette, 45, passed away after a long illness. He was the stepson to the late Billy Riddle and step nephew to Bruce Riddle, Barry Riddle and the late Bobby Riddle.
1/21/10 - Virginia Schroeder passed away in her sleep this morning at the Maine Veteran's Home.
There will be a committal service on August 4th at 11 a.m. at the Chebeague cemetery.
1/6/10 - Born to Leah MacDonald and Ben Wentling, a daughter, Clara Anne Wentling at 5:18am, and she weighs in at exactly 8 lbs and is 21 1/2 inches long. She was born at home after a long labor, and everyone is now happy, healthy and resting.
1/4/10 - Mona Taliento, 91, passed away this morning with Neil by her side. She had spent many years on Chebeague with Vickie and Neil, Mia and Lena and Leo.
1/1/10 - Linda K. Kokemuller, 57, died in Portland, Maine. She spent lots of time on Chebeague with the Helbigs and the MacArthurs. A celebration of her life will be later this Spring on Chebeague.
12/28/09 - Waneta (Hamilton) Cleaves, 91, died in South Portland. There will be visiting hours Monday, January 4th from 11 to 1 followed by a Service at Jones Rich & Hutchins, 199 Woodford Street, Portland, Maine. Donations may be made in her memory to the Chebeague United Methodist Church.
There will be a Graveside Memorial Service for Waneta Cleaves Saturday May 1st, 1:00pm with a Reception following at the Parish House.
12/15/09 - Born to Erika and Christopher (Topher) Neumann, a son, Nathaniel (Nate) Christopher Neumann. He weighed 8 lbs 4 oz and is 20 inches long. Everyone is doing great!!
He is the grandson to Betts and Eldon Mayer.
12/13/09 - Born to Meagan and Jeremy Parmley in Albuquerque, NM, a daughter, Avery Emma Parmley. She weighs 7 lb, 4 oz, and is 19 in. long. Mom and Avery are doing fine! Meagan is the daughter of Peter Carleton and stepdaughter of Linda.
12/11/09 - Robert (Bob) Gordon Breed, 82, died suddenly in Norwich, VT. He is the husband of Tineka, father to Annette Williams and Gordon Breed and is the brother of Susie Stavropoulos.
Celebration of Bob's life will be held Saturday August 7th at 11:30 am at the Chebeague United Methodist Church with a reception to follow in the Parish House.
12/4/09 - Kirsten Abrahamson Vogeler, 42, died unexpectedly in New Gloucester. Kirsten's husband is Mark and they have four children, Danielle, Carleigh, Josh and Colton. She is the sister to BJ and Dirk and daughter of the Jane Abrahamson. Their address is 552 Penney Rd, New Gloucester ME 04260-4625. Her service will be at Lindquist on Saturday, the 12th. Visiting hours are from 2 - 5 and a period of rembrance would begin at 3p.
11/30/09 - Albert Traina, 82, died at Sedgewood Commons after a long illness. Visiting hours at Lindquist on Friday from 5 - 7 - The funeral will be on Saturday at 11 A.M. at the Chebeague Methodist Church with a reception following at the Parish House. Al will be buried in the Chebeague Cemetery..
11/7/09 - Born to Jill and Rick Brown, a son, Nicholas Sonny Brown. He weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces and was 22 inches long. He is the great grandson of Carolyn Waller Bradley, grandson of Sue Waller and nephew to Amy Rich.
11/7/09 - Congratulations to Alexandra M. Knight and David McCune Edwards who were married on Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, PA. Alexandra is the granddaughter of Anne Knight, daughter to Rick and cousin to Polly Wentworth.
10/20/09 - Kimberly Hayden Doughty, 44, died. She was the granddaughter of Mary and Eben Doughty, daughter of Bruce and brother to Gardiner.
10/12/09 - Theresa F. Collard, 76 of Biddeford, died in Portland. Theresa is the mother of Denise Campbell.
10/2/09 - Born to Rebecca and Joshua Lentz , a daughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Lentz. She weighed 7 lbs 9 oz and is the great granddaughter of the late Ned and Eleanor Morse. She has a brother Jacob and very proud grandparents, Alice and Peter Mellin. Mom and baby are doing well.
09/29/09- John Wm W Maxon, 81 of Chebeague Island, died while at Falmouth by the Sea, after living his life with pulmonary fibrosis. There will be a service in his honor at the Chebeague United Methodist Church on Saturday October 10th.
9/26/09 - Congratulations to Sarah Osgood and Nick Strangas who were married in York Harbor, Maine on Sept. 26th. Sarah is the daughter of Lisa Shattuck Halpin and granddaughter of Jane Shattuck. Sarah and Nick will reside in Portsmouth, N.H.
9/23/09 - Born to John & Amanda Cross, a daughter, Kelsey Marie Cross. Kelsey weighed 10lbs 7oz and is 21 inches long. Everyone is doing fine. John Cross was our officer this past summer.
9/18/09 - Congratulations to Lisen and Jason Kern who have adopted Alisson Kern, from Guatemala, after 3 years, 7 months, 3 weeks, and 2 days. Ali joins her four brothers and sisters Caleb, Wyatt, Larkin, and Chloe.
9/18/09 - Nancy B. Adams, 76, died unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center. The will be a service on Chebeague this Saturday, September 26th at 1:00 pm followed by a reception at her home at 381 South Road.
9/15/09 - Russell A. Gwillim, 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
9/12/09 - Congratulations to Emily Tophic and Jason Stewart who were married at Jenk's landing (at Paul Cleary/Boopie Doughty's place). Jason is the son of Jimmy Stewart and Mary Ellen Clayman.
9/12/09 - Charlotte Hamilton Stilphen St. Cyr, 83 passed away peacefully at the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough after a brief illness with her family by her side. Charlotte's funeral will be held on Thursday Sept. 17th at 1pm at the church followed by a reception at the Parish House.
9/9/09 - David Cheever Weld, 84, passed away at home in Roseland, NJ
9/2/09 - Mabel Donnelly (Collins) died in West Hartford, CT.
8/29/09 - Barbara Weld McGuire, 88, passed away in Ithaca, NY.
8/29/09 - Edith Wallace, 88, at the Cedars in Portland.
8/24/09 - Paul Thibodeau, 78, died in Enfield, CT.
8/22/09 - Congratulations to Rebecca Swann Van Fleet and Nathan Chalmer Webb who were married on Hamilton Beach.
8/22/09 - Wesley Doughty, 79, died at Maine Medical Center in Portland.
8/21/09 -Marjorie Esther Rice, 95, died at the Island Commons on Chebeague. The funeral is at 1pm on Saturday, 9/5/09, at the Chebeague Cemetery.
8/20/09 - Born to Adam and Stephanie West August 17th twin girls, Marlie (6.1 lbs) and Colbie (6.8 lbs). Sister Cadence is very attentive to their every whimper! Grandparents, Susan and Richard West, cannot wait to bring them to Chebeague next summer.
8/18/09 - Charles Swann, 92, died in Media, Pennsylvania.
8/12/09 - Scott Horr, 65, died at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, after a courageous battle against cancer.
8/8/09 - Congratulations to Emily Whiston and Nicholas Schuller, who were married at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswitch, Massachusetts. Film created and edited by Kevin Wentworth.
8/7/09 - Tom Evans, 81, died at Stonebridge retirement Village in Princton with his wife Tink (Lessing) and family by his side.
7/28/09 - Born to Andrew and Caitlin Layng, a son, Charles Gardiner, in New York City. Five weeks early, Charlie weighed in at 5lbs. 6 oz. and all are doing great! Ecstatic grandparents are John and Amanda Layng.
7/18/09 - Born to Christy Phipps and Joe Feero, a son, Michael James. Michael was born at 9:08 am and weighed 7lbs 15.5 oz and is 20 inches long and very healthy. They are extending their family in adoption with dear friends and now family Randy and Patti Hansen of Sulpher Springs, TX.
Michael is the first grandson of Jim and Gisele Phipps and the first great-grandson of Geri Phipps
7/6/09 - Born to Erica and Adam Craig (life time summer visitors), a son, Magnus Clayton. He weighed 7lbs. 15oz. He is the Great Grandson of Gayle K. Helbig and Erica is the Grandaughter of Gayle Helbig.
7/06/09 - Maud K. Conner, 83, of Portland, died at The Cedars. Maud is the mother of Kathleen Floyd.
7/5/09 - Geraldine J. Ross, 85, of Chebeague died on Chebeague.
6/21/09 - Agnes (Nicky) A. Wheldon, 84, of South Road,Chebeague, died in Portland.
6/21/09 -John Joseph Sullivan, 80, died at MMC from complications following a stroke, with family members at his side. A graveside service is planned for a later date.
6/11/09 - Born to Katie Phipps and Josh Dezotell, a daughter, Halie Alexis. Halie weighed 8lbs10oz and was 20.5 inches long. Katie and Halie seem to be recovering from a difficult pregnancy and delivery. Halie is the first grandchild of Jim and Gisele Phipps and first great-grandchild of Geri Phipps.
5/26/09 - Born to Peg and Brad Smith, a daughter, Helen Grace Smith, at 12:37pm, weighing 7 pounds 0 ounces, measuring 20.5 inches long. Grandparents Pam and Brad "Coach" Smith are basking in grandparenthood.
5/21/09 - Paul Elwin MacVane Jr, 78,. passed away peacefully at the Maine Veteran's Home in Scarborough. Paul is the brother to Jeanette Hamilton.
5/19/09 - Born to Meredith and Joshua Coates, a daughter, Rosalie Charlotte Coates, in Northampton, Mass. She weighed 7lbs5oz and is the first great-grandchild of Charlotte Richards Morse.
5/6/09 - Born to Elizabeth (Hill) and Tom Schutte, a son, Felix Sebastian Schutte, in The Hague at 9:12am. He weighed 7lbs 11oz and is the grandson of David and Nancy Hill.
4/30/09 - Richard Harold Bowden, 77, of Locksmith Lane, died at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, following a brief battle with cancer.
4/16/09 - Jane Storey Abrahamson, 75, died after a brief illness surrounded by all her family..
The service for Jane will be at 1pm on Saturday May 9.
4/13/09 - Born to Thomas Hall and Graciela Lamy, a son, Lucas Tomas Hall, on EASTER! Lucas was 8 lbs. 11 ½ oz. and 21 inches long. Parents and son are all fine (but tired!). Proud grandparents include Ester Knight of Chebeague, Merrill Hall and Laraine Glidden of Cousins Island, and Estella Viegas of Uruguay. Island relatives include aunts Althea Dugliss and May Hall, uncle Charles Hall, and cousins Henry, Cassidy and Bea.
4/8/09 - Born to Kristi & Scott Belesca, a daughter, Lucy Carlson Belesca, at 7:20am. She weighed 6 lbs 15 oz and is 19 inches long. Everyone is doing wonderfully and big sister Katie can hardly wait to have her come home. Proud grandparents are Ann Belesca and Charlotte & John Calhoun.
4/4/09 - Born to Beth and Jeff Putnam, a son, Gage Alden Putnam, at 6:10PM. He weighed 8 lbs 3 oz and is 20 1/4 inches long. Mom and baby are doing great. Proud Grandparents are Ricky & Sandy Dyer, Bill Putnam, Nancy Vachon & Great Grandparents Gigi Dyer, Ken Dyer, Sam Hackenberger, and Shelby & Harris Putnam.
3/29/09 - Congratulations to Jessica Perkins and Christopher Taylor who just got engaged. Chris is an artist and Jess is a social worker and both reside in Flagstaff, Arizona. They plan to marry on the island in a year.
3/26/09 - Reinhardt “Reinie” J. Gallipeau, 70, of Atkinson, NH, died peacefully at his home with his wife (Janice) and son (Doug) at his side, after fighting multiple myeloma for two years. He and his family vacationed on Chebeague Island for 30+ years and came to know and love many of the islanders.
3/14/09 - Born to Suzanne and Aaron Rugh, a daughter,Elisabeth Toppan Rugh, at 12:09 p.m. She was 8 lbs. 9 oz. and 20 ¾" All went well and Suzanne and baby are now home and doing great!
3/10/09 - Born to Kimberly (Bogle) and Seth Jubinville, a daughter, Abigail Jeanne Jubinville, in Manchester, NH. Abby weighed 9lbs, 2 oz, and is 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Sue (Layng) and Warren Bogle. Mom and baby are doing well and Abby is looking forward to her first visit to Chebeague this spring!
3/9/09 - Born to Laura Moreschi and Jeff Pare, a daughter, Victoria (Tori) Shattuck Pare at 9:36am. She was 8lbs, 9oz. 21 1/4 inches long. Her big sisters Amelia (Mimi) and Charlotte (Lottie) are enthusiastic helpers eager to hug, hold, and touch the baby. Tori is the great-grand daughter of Jane Shattuck and the grand daughter of Susan Shattuck. We look forward to her first trip to Chebeague this July!
3/3/09 - Elsie M. Hamilton, 94 passed away today at MMC after having a massive stroke. She was surrounded by family.
Visiting hours are at Linquist Funeral Home, Yarmouth, Sunday from 3-6PM. Funeral is at Central Square Baptist church 4 Brentwood St. Portland, (large stone church, just up the street from Deering High School, Stevens Ave.) in Portland on Monday at 11AM.
2/18/09 - Charles (Chuck) A. Harvey Jr. died after a brief illness.
2/13/09 - Born to Lisa and Jason Brown, a son, Nicholas Ross Brown born almost 4 weeks early at 3:23 pm. He was 5 pounds, 1 oz. and 18 inches long. Mom, Dad, and Big sister Emily are doing great.
He is the grandson of late Ross Martindale Jr, great grandson of late Ross Martindale and the great nephew of Fred and Donna Martindale.
2/9/09 -Janet Louise Landis, 52, died at home in Cumberland. Janet is the wife of Bill Landis and mother to Christine. Bill has been the Recreation Director in Cumberland for many years. Her service and visiting hours will be the weekend of Feb 22nd.
2/4/09 - Ralph Leander Brown, 74, died peacefully, with no pain in his sleep with his family by his side. Ralph is the father of Vickie Taliento.
1/28/09 - Faith Ellen McCatherin, 83 of Jacksonville, Fla, and formerly of Falmouth and Yarmouth, passed peacefully with loving family members at her side. Faith is the mother of Chuck McCatherin.
1/19/09 - Born to Amy Baxter and Roald Gundersen, a son, in Stoddard, Wisconsin. He weighed 8 lbs 14 oz. As of 2/4/09 he and his mother are in the hospital where he is recovering from viral pneumonia. He is the grandson of Peter and Linda Carleton.
1/18/09 - Born to Jeremy Putnam & Cece Green, a son, Nathan Hill Putnam. He weighed 6 lbs 2 oz and was 14 inches
Grandparents Nancy & Jim Vachon, Bill & Julie Putnam and Great Grandparents Harris & Shelby Putnam and Sam Hackenberger.
1/18/09 - Alden Joseph Dyer, 58, died peacefully in his sleep at home in South Portland surrounded by his family. Alden s the son of Berle Oneil and brother to Valerie Riddle and Skipper Dyer.
1/10/09 - Albert Hamlin, age 93, of Bridgewater, MA passed away on Saturday Jan 10th . Albert was the husband of Elizabeth Calder Hamlin and brother in-law of Beverly & Robert Dyer, Richard & Dianne Calder and Genevieve Carter and brother-in-law of Marilyn Calder & Muriel Calder.
1/8/09 ... Betty Banker Harris, 93, died peacefully at her retirement home in Annapolis, MD. Betty is the mother of Don and Chuck Elliott, Gail McConnaughhay and Steve Harris.
1/07/09 - Parker Childs Lindberg, 74, a resident of Greenwich since 1992, died at The Nathaniel Witherell in Greenwich.
12/3/08 ... Born to Jaedra and Brandon Rideout,
a son, Samuel Brian
Rideout. He weighed 8lb 8oz and joins his big sister Emery.
He is the grandson of Vicki and Chip Emery and the great grandson
of Ken and Jeanette Hamilton.
11/27/08 ...Lois Dow Hall, 75, died, at her residence from complications related to prolonged health issues. Lois had home on the West End of Chebeague and summered here.
11/18/08 ... Donald A. Lagasse (Cowboy), 54, died at his home after a short battle with cancer surrounded by his family, friends, dogs, cats and birds. Don worked and stayed on the island building homes and working with Jimmy Stewart.
11/7/08 ... Born to Elaina
Carrell and James Leonard, a son, Patrick
Hamilton Leonard. Proud grandparents, Cap and Jane Leonard
... Born to Jen and Dan Belvin of Chepachet, RI and Chandler
Cove, a son, Andrew Martin Belvin, 8 lbs., 14 oz, 22"
long, Mother and son are well.
10/25/08 ... Born
to Amy and Jon Rich, a daughter, Carly
Allison Rich. She weighed 8 lbs 12 oz and was 21 1/2 "
long. Everyone is doing great!
9/19/08 ... Ross Martindale,
94, died with his son Fred by his side listening to big band music
and watching the Ryder Cup. Celebration of Ross's life will be
held on Chebeague at 1pm Sunday, September 28th at the Chebeague
9/16/08 ... Born to Polly and
Kevin Wentworth, a son and a daughter, Alden
Holbrook Wentworth and Olivia Philbrick Wentworth. Alden
was 5 lbs 9 oz 18" long and Olivia was 4 lbs 15 oz 18 1/2"
long. All are doing well.
9/14/08 ... Ernest S. Ballard, Jr., 83, died in New York. Ernest is the brother of Sam Ballard and Uncle to Ginny and Joe Ballard.
9/13/08 ,,, Dennis
A. Bogle, 56, lost his fight against lymphoma.
His funeral will be September 17th in Lyndhurst, N.J. Sue
and Warren are thankful that their families were all present this
summer for their daughter, Kim's wedding.
... Margaret "Peggy"
Dyer, 68, died on Chebeague. Teree will be a Memorial
Service on Monday at 11 at Lindquists and there will be a graveside
service at the Chebeague Cemetary Saturday, September 13th at
9/1/08 ... H.
Gordon Crowley, 87, passed away in Portland. He and his
family have a camp on Stave Island.
Born to Patti (Perkins) and Bob Watanabe, a daughter, Mayumi
Lynn Watanabe. She was 7 lbs 12 oz and 20 inches long.
Everyone is doing very well.
8/22/08 ... Rebecca Copp Moran, 43, passed
away unexpectedly. Born in Portland March 9, 1965, the daughter
of Daniel Todd and Kathleen Terison and graduated from Greely
High School in 1983.
8/18/08 ... Born to Tracey
(Richardson) & Kevin Melody, a daughter, Rachel
Moria Melody. She is 21" long, and weighed 8 lbs,
13 ounces.They live in North Yarmouth and Mom and Rachel are doing
terrific. Tracey is the daughter of Ernie Richardson and Lesley
8/12/08 ... Born to Kristin (Rohrbach) and
Jay Westra, a daughter, Sofie
Graham Westra. She was born at 07:28 am and weighed 9
lbs 9 ozs. Kristin and Sofie are doing well. Kristin is one of
the teachers at the Chebeague Island School.
8/8/08 ... Floyd
R. Bradish, 91, in South Carolina of pneumonia with his
family by his side. He is the husband of Ruth Paul Bradish
... Born to Theresa and Peter Kaufman, a daughter, Ruby
Leander Hess Kaufman, aka "Ruby Lee".
She weighed 7 lbs, 11 ounces. Mother and daughter doing beautifully.
7/27/08 ... Born to Christine and Christopher Johnson,
a son, Aiden Christopher
Johnson. He arrived at 6:45 am at
Winchester Hospital. Aiden weighs 6 lbs 9 oz and is
20 in. long. He is the fourth grandchild for Paul
and Norma Johnson. Mom, Dad, and son are doing well
and Aiden is looking forward to his first visit to Chebeague this
7/25/08 Born to April and Nick Fogarty,
a daughter, Layla Graciet
Fogarty. She weighed 7lbs 2 oz. She is the granddaughter
of Gayle Belesca and the first great-grandchild to Ann Belesca.
... Edward "Ted" R.
Rogers, 84, of Grandview Lane, died peacefully with his
family at his side.
7/23/08 ... Born to Christina
(McGuire) and Brendan Adelman, a son, Cash Thomas Adelman.
He arrived at 11:28 pm weighing 5 lbs 5 oz and 19 in. long.
This is the first grandchild for Bob McGuire and Helena McGuire
and the second for Tom and Cathy Adelman. Mom, Dad, and
Cash are doing well and thank everyone for their love and support.
... Bob W.Jones ,
69, passed away at the Island Commons. His wife, Peggie and daughters,
Becky and Debbie, and dear friend, Ginny were at his side.
... Born to Nathaniel Cooke Read and Teresa Telander, a son, Axel
Larkin Telander-Read at 3:34 PM on at Homerton Hospital,
Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom. Nathaniel is the
son of Cookie Read. When Axel comes to Chebeague he will
be the 6th generation to Summer in the Alder Cottage.
... Born to Nathan and Lindsey Hamilton-Barba (daughter of Leland
and Bertha Hamilton), a son, Ryan
Lee Barba. He was born at 3:39PM and weighed 6 lbs. &
7 oz. and is doing great. His big brother Nathaniel was
so happy to finally meet him.
7/9/08 ... Born
to Jennifer (Vintinner) and David Horner, a daughter, Alli
Beth Horner. She arrived at 4:04 pm weighing 7 lbs
2 oz and 21 1/2 in. long. Baby and Mom are doing fine and big
brother and sister, Luke and Grace are very happy to have everyone
7/7/08 .... Robert Ross, 95, died in
Sarasota, Florida after a brief illness with his wife Trudy by
7/4/08 ... Congratulations to Kimberly
Layng Bogle and Seth Patrick Jubinville who were married on
Great Diamond Island. Kimberly is the daughter of Sue
and Warren Bogle and granddaughter of Gard and Jeanne Layng.
Kim and Seth will travel to the Olympics in Beijing for their
6/25/08 ... Sara
A. Immerwahr, 93, died on Wednesday at her home in Chapel
Hill, North Carolina, with her family at her side. A memorial
service in Chapel Hill will be scheduled for later this summer.
... Born to Rebecca (Towle) & Michael MacLean, a son, John Christopher MacLean.
He weighs 8 pounds 3 ounces and is 21 inches long. John is Rebecca
and Michael's third child. He arrived home to South Portland to
an eager big sister Cambell and brother Brady. Proud grandparents
are Allyson and Lindy Smith and great grandmothers are Victoria
Smith and Maxine Clifford of Yarmouth.
Katharine H. Brosseau,
87, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida died in Webster, Texas following
an extended illness. She is the mother of Gisele Phipps.
Born to Lindsey Webb and Clay Samford, a son, Benjamin Cedric
Samford, in Denver Colorado. He weighted 8 pounds, 9 ounces,
and was 20 inches long. Ben's brother, Elijah, and his grandparents,
Rod and Elise Webb, are all elated that Ben has arrived.
...Born to Christine and Eric Johnson, a daughter, Lauren
Elizabeth Johnson. She was born at 12:52 p.m. on June
8 at Lowell General Hospital. Lauren weighs 7 pounds 3 ounces
and is 20 1/4 inches long. She is Paul and Norma Johnson's granddaughter
... Robert "Bob"
R. Ross, Sr., 67, of Portland, Maine died Saturday,
at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine after
a battle with lung cancer.
6/04/08 ... Bertha
Gray, 102, died peacefully at the Island Commons with
her family by her side and staff and Ginny in attendance. A celebration
of the life of Bertha Gray will take place on Saturday, June 21
at 11:00 AM, in the Chebeague Island United Methodist Church.
to Andrew and Jeanie McCuskey, a daughter, Sarah
Wessell McCuskey in Wilmington, DE. She weighed
7 pounds,1 ounce and 19.5 inches. All well and HAPPY!!
She is also the granddaughter of Bill and Bobbie McCuskey and
great-granddaughter of Nils and Marian Wessell.
5/26/08 ... Justin
Buxbaum, 23, was killed in Afghanistan. He is Julie Buxbaum's
son and grandson of Don and Cheryl Buxbaum.
...Congratulations to Adam Rothschild (son of Tom and Peggy Rothschild)
& Sally Madsen who were married on in Essex Mass.
... Catherine (Cassie)
Ross, 67, died of breast cancer in Roslindale, MA. wife
of Charlie Ross(Sister-in-law to Beverly Johnson, Nancy Hill,
Charlotte Johnson, and Glenn Ross)
4/26/08 ... Congratulations
to Seth Porter and Lisa Martin who were married in Pittsburgh.
They are on a 10-day honeymoon in the US Virgin Islands and will
return to Pittsburgh where they both work.
... Edna L. Swain,
81, of Biddeford, died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Southern Maine
4/15/08 ... Margaret
(Peggy) Soule Turner, 88, passed away quietly in Loveland,
Colorado. She was the mother of Mother of Jack, Lincoln, Rocky
and Margaret Turner.
4/4/08 ... Donato
A. Reveruzzi, 91, died Friday, April 4, 2008. He is the
father of Mary Holt.
4/3/08 ... Born to Nate and
Mika Lentz, a daughter, Mackenzie
Ann Lentz, at 5:30 pm, 8lbs, 20 inches. Welcomed by her
sister, 2 year old, Addison Grace and proud and doting grandparents
Peter and Alice (Morse) Mellin she is the great granddaughter
of the late Ned and Eleanor Morse.
3/25/08 ... Dorothy M. Ross, 92, of
Melrose, MA died quietly at her home.
... Lane B. Gosbee, 52,
died unexpectedly at Maine Medical Center, Portland. He is the
brother-in-law of Bob Brown.
3/23/08 -- Born to
Lindsay (Crapser) and Peter Klorer, a son, Owen Bryce
Klorer, 8:28 pm on Easter Sunday, 5 lbs. 10 ozs., 18 1/2"
long. He was three weeks early but is doing great.
Proud grandparents Rich & Sally Crapser are hovering close
by & can't wait for Owen's first trip to Chebeague.
... Eleanor Morse,
92, died at Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Yarmouth. There will
be a Memorial Service at the Chebeague Church on June 29th at
1pm. Memorial Donations may be made to The Chebeague Untied Methodist
Church and to the Island Commons.
3/12/08 ... Born
to Amy and David Vintinner, a son, Mason
David Vintinner. Born at 4:48 am and weighed 9 lbs. 1
oz. and was 20" long.
3/4/08 ... David
D. Galarneau, Jr., 54, died unexpectedly at his home.
David has been working with Charlie Kuntz on the island for the
last two years.
Madeline Burgess, 89, of Chebeague Island, died Saturday
March 1, 2008, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
There will be a graveside service on June 28th at 1pm.
... Congratulations to Grace
Wilson and Aubrey Jones who were married in Philadelphia.
They will be moving to the Kitsap Peninsula west of Seattle, Washington
after Grace graduates from nursing school (on the 19th of May).
Edna G. Hall, 92, died in Portland, ME. Edna
was the mother of Merrill Hall of Yarmouth, grandmother of Chip,
James, Charles, May and Thomas Hall, and friend of Ester Knight.
... Born to Chris and Kim Kuntz Gogan, a son, Christopher
Joseph Gogan. He was born in Claremont, NH and joins
big brother Ryan and big sister Lilly. Everyone is doing
2/10/08 ... Capt.
Richard Thurlow died at his home in Citrus Springs,
Fla. Richard was married to Anne KomLosy Thurlow until her death.
2/4/08 ... Born to James and Laura Williams, a
daughter, Emily Jean Williams. She was 6 pounds,
6 ounces, 19 inches long. James is Gail and Jack Williams
son, Betty Shute's grandson. Everyone is doing fine.
... Born to Danielle (Hamilton) and Jeremy Bradley at
12:30 am at Riverside hospital In Newport News Virginia,
a girl, Annabelle Lelia
Bradley. She was 7 lbs. 4 ozs and 20 inches long.
Danielle is the daughter of Leland and Karen Hamilton, and sister
to Jamie Calthorpe, Sarah Stein, and Loretta, Lindsey, Anna,
and Trisha Hamilton. Mom, Dad, and baby girl are doing great!
... Robert Estabrook Tonks,
97, died at his home in Morningstar, St. Croix.
... Thomas Patrick Curran,
79, passed away peacefully at his home in Laconia.
--- Nancy Emery Lizotte,
56, died of lung cancer in Fall River, Massachusetts.
12/24/07 ... Billy
Munroe, 75, passed away at Maine Medical Center after
a long illness. Billy was surrounded by his wife of 52 years Marjorie
and his family.
12/23/07 ... Congratulations to
Carol Munroe and John Allen who were married at the Chapel
at Maine Medical Center.
12/6/07 ... Truman Stelle,
63, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Truman was the
eldest son of Mary And Roy Stelle, formerly summer residents of
Chebeague. He is survived by his wife Carolyn of Silver Spring,
MD, his daughter Rebecca of Washington, D.C. and son Benjamin
of Silver Spring, MD, and brother Richard of Malverne, NY.
... Betty Jean (Whitney) Gowen, 81, formerly of Freeport,
died Nov. 26, 2007, at Brentwood Rehabilitation. She is survived
by her husband William R. Gowen of Pownal.
Born to Laurie Webb and Whit Hall, a son, Grayson Whitfield
Hall, in Wilmington, NC. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and
was 20 inches long. Gray was joyously welcomed by his brother,
Micah, and thrilled grandparents, Rod and Elise Webb.
... Barbara Gwillim,
95, died while being transported from Chebeague. A memorial service
will be held on Chebeague August 16th at 11 AM at the Chebeague
10/27/07 ... Judith
J. Nida, 68, died of breast cancer on Oct. 27, 2007, at
her home in Brunswick.
10/12/07 ... Congratulations
to Thomas Scifres who has been appointed head coach of
the Iona men's and women's rowing program. He has an extensive
rowing background as coach and competitor. He is the son of Jane
Scifres and grandson of Betty Shute.
Born to Beth and Jeffrey Putnam, a son, Cole
William Putnam. He weighed 7 lbs 14 oz and was 21 1/2
inches long. Proud Grandparents Bill Putnam, Nancy Vachon Ricky
and Sandra Dyer and Great Grandparents Sam Hackenberger, Shelby
and Harris Putnam, Kenneth Dyer and Gigi Dyer
10/1/07 - ...Congratulations to Katherine (Kay-Kay)
Hill, who has been accepted into Unite For Sight's volunteer
program and will be going to Ghana to help improve eye health
and eliminate preventable blindness. She could use some
help getting to Ghana -- please take a look
at her website.
9/8/07 ... Born to Pam and Rich
Brewer, a son, Hayden Scott Brewer. He was 7 lbs 7 oz.,
20 1/4 inches long, born at 10:44pm. He is the grandson of Dianne
and Hartley Brewer and Joyce Leydet. He joins his sister Mackenzie.
- Congratulations to Jonny Miller
who graduated from Full Sail Real World Education.
.... Born to Heather (Malony) and Michael Dougan, a daughter,
Tacie Elisabeth Dougan. She was born at 5:42 am and was 9 lbs. and 2 oz. and 21 inches
long. She joins big sister, Anna Loxley who are both named after
their maternal great grandmother, Elisabeth Tacie Loxley Malony.
Proud grandparents are Jill and Allen Malony.
...Born to Erika and Christopher (Topher) Neumann, a daughter,
Eva Mae Neumann.
She was born at 2:20 PM and was over 8 lbs. She is also the granddaughter
to Betts and Eldon Mayer.
8/20/07 ... Robert
White, 63, died peacefully Monday afternoon, his wife
Linda by his side, lying in front of his windows overlooking Casco
Henrietta Leonard, 53, died peacefuly in the early morning
hours surrounded by loving family and friends at home on Chebeague.
... Bette "Boopie"
Doughty Tellinghuisen, 58, died unexpectedly while on
a vacation trip to Alaska.
8/5/07 ... Congratulations
to Christine and Eric Johnson
who were married in Dracut, MA. Eric is the son of Paul and Norma
Johnson and the grandson of the late Paul and Susie Johnson.
... Donal Guptile Parr,
80, died at the Union Printers Home in Colorado Springs, after
a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
...Donald Chapin Root Jr.,
73, died peacefully surrounded by his family at Cape Cod Hospital
after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Donald is the
brother of Charlotte Morse.
Elizabeth Cashman Hill
to Tom Reinier Schutte on their wedding. The first wedding
on the Town of Chebeague.
7/7/07 ... Congratulations
to Merrill Hall, III ("Chip") who participated
in the first contemporary strongman contest in the state of Maine,
sponsored by North American Strongman. Mr. Hall qualified for
NAS's Masters Nationals this year. Chip is the son of Ester Knight
brother to May.
7/6/07 ... Born to Lisa and Edwin,
a son, Drake Alden Tucker at 10:02 am and weighed 8 pounds
2 oz.. Mother and son doing fine. Drake joins 3 older brothers
and 1 sister. His grandmother is Jane Scifres and great grandmother
is Betty Shute.
7/5/07 ... Born to Deborah Tyler
and Patric Cohen, a son, Signar
Jasper Cohen-Tyler at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT
at 8:38 AM on July 5th. Siggie was 8 lbs, 2 oz and 20 inches long
at birth. Both mom and baby are back from the hospital and doing
fine. Deborah's mom Mimi (Moulton) of Deer Point has been helping
out with all kinds of things, including spending lots of time
with Siggie's big brother, 4-year-old Benjamin.
...Born to Jennifer Dunfee and Andrew Sharp, a son, Thomas
Willoughby Dunfee Sharp in McLean Virginia. His grandparents
are Nancy and Willoughby Sharp.
6/19/07 ... Born
to Jen and Bryan Bunch, a daughter, Lila
Merilyn Bunch. She weighed 10 lb., 4 oz. Her proud parents
are Jen and Bryan Bunch. Jen is the daughter of Jackie (Doughty)
and Bud Trask of Woolwich . Mabel and Sanford Doughty are Lila's
6/9/07 ... Congratulations
to Christine Cunanan and Christopher
Johnson who were married on Chebeague. Chris is the son
of Paul and Norma Johnson.
5/30/07 Born to Scott
and Kristina Belesca, a daughter, Katherine
Ann Belesca, 5 pounds 4 ounces at 5:56pm. Even though
she wasn't expected until early July, she is doing just fine.
And so are very blessed & proud parents Scott & Kristi.
Her Grandmother Ann can hardly wait for her first trip to Chebeague!
... Woldemar Weiss,
95, died at home with family at his side in Stuart, Florida.
... Born to Adam and Stephanie West, a daughter, Cadence
Rae West. Cadence weighs 8 lbs 4 ozs and is 20 inches
long. Parents and baby are doing well and grandparents, Susan
and Richard West are thrilled to have another granddaughter.
5/17/07 ... Nancy
Martindale, 61, died, after a long battle with cancer
and emphyzema. She leaves behind daughter Lisa, her husband Jason
and grandaughter Emily, her son Brian and his wife Brianne.
... Vera Marie (Cobb) Beisiegel,
80, passed away on May 17, 2007 at Harrington Court Convalescent
Home in Colchester.
5/16/07 ... Cynthia
T. Sheketoff, 80, died Wednesday, from complications of
lung cancer. She was at home, in her own bed - with views of Casco
5/13/07 ... Born to Loralee Clark (daughter
of Lesley Clark - Camp Providence) and Chris Carone, a daughter,
Lydia Abigail Carone. She weighed 6 pounds, 9.7 ounces
and was 20 inches long. Mom had a hard time after the birth, but
everyone is doing great now. Lydia joins her brother Ian (now
4) in their home in Williamsburg, VA.
82, died peacefully at her residence in Branchburg, NJ.
... Born to Laura (daughter of Betsy Gaston) and Greg Kline, a
daughter, Estar Ever Ohana,
in Ridgewood, NJ. She is our first child and weighed 7 pounds,
13 ounces at birth.
5/1/07 ... Donald
F. Whitney, 90, died peacefully in Freeport, Maine. A
celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
... Born to Danielle Rich and Shawn Rideout, a daughter, Alexandria Marie Rideout.
She was born at 3:34 pm, weighed 5 lbs 13 oz and was 18"
4/19/07 ... Born to Philip and Lesley Grant,
a daughter, Ainsley Elizabeth Grant in Vermont. Grandparents
Schuyler and Linda Grant are of course waiting for her to enjoy
her first visit to Chebeague.
4/18/07 ... Richard
Stayner Graves III, 64, died unexpectedly Wednesday, at
his home on Chebeague Island. A celebration of his life will be
May 19 at 1pm at the Chebeague Church. A reception will follow
at his home weather permitting.
4/3/07 ...Elizabeth (Lib) B. Ross,
76, died at Mercy Hospital following a brief illness.
- Born to Amina and Zachary Grunko of Arlington, MA , Lucia
Annabelle Grunko, 5 lbs, 6 oz, 19 inches long. All are
doing well, especially the grandparents Beth and Michael Grunko
of Somerville, MA and Chebeague Island, Maine.
... Born to Laura Trask and David Tyler, a daughter, Mabel
Sophia Tyler, in Rockport.
Mabel was born at 6 p.m., weighed 8 pounds 12 ounces, and is 20
3/4 inches long. She is the granddaughter of Mimi Moulton, and
of Jackie and Bud Trask and is the great-granddaughter of Sanford
and Mabel Doughty. She is named in honor of her namesake, Mabel
3/11/07 ,,, Theo
Stavropoulos, 76, died at home on Chebeague surrounded
by his family. A celebration of his life will happen on June 3rd.
... Born to Mary Taylor and Andrew Todd, a daughter and son, Sadie Mae and Aiden Philip.
Sadie Mae was born at 1:30AM. She weighed 6 lb. 10 oz and is 19
3/4 inches long. Aiden Philip was born at 1:36 AM. He weighed
6 lbs and is 19 inches long. Mother and babies are doing great!
... Nils Y. Wessell,
92, died Sunday, in Naples, of complications from a fracture in
3/2/07 ...Born to Heidi and Dave Pomerleau,
a daughter, Cali Suzanne
Pomerleau. She weighed 7 lbs and 9 oz and is great granddaughter
of Suzanne and Roy Jackson and the great granddaughter of of Richard
and Margaret Dyer. Heidi is the daughter of Cindy and Larry Godin.
... Geneva C. Bowen, 87,
died at the Barron Center in Portland.
2/25/07 ...Lloyd Allen Bump Parker, 71,
died unexpectedly in Portland.
2/22/07 ... Born
to Brooks and Lauri Traina, two sons, Philip
Joseph Traina and Shaun Albert Traina. Born at 9:26 and
9:27AM at Maine Medical and are now home in Windham, ME and doing
great! They are the grandchildren of Al and Vail.
...Alexander Harding Morton "Mort",
86, passed away at home. Mort ran the Island View Inn along with
Bob Follette in the 60's.
2/8/07 ... Born to Amy
and Jon Rich, a daughter, Catherine
Grace Rich, a 5 am. She weighed 10 lbs 2 oz.
... William T. Galey III, 91,
died in Portland flollowing brain surgery.
... Bob Parker, 63, died
in Augusta after a long illness.
1/19/07 ... Tom Adams Rothschild, 64,
died in Newton surrounded by his family. Memorial Service for
Tom on Sunday, July 8 at 3:15 pm at the Church. Reception to follow
at the Parish House.
1/18/07...Born to Jason Skillin
and Christina Sawtelle, a son, Jeffrey Herman.
Jeffrey weighed in at 8 lbs, 11 oz, and is 21 inches long.
He is the grandson of Fred and Donna Skillin and the great grandson
of Leona Boxer. Everyone is doing fine and all are very
excited about the new addition to the family.
- George C. Droggitis,
51, of Biddeford died Monday Jan. 1, 2007, at his home. He is
the brother-in-law of Cindy Riddle, Julie Doughty and Cathy MacNeill.
-Verlyn Alton Mason, 84,
died in Florida. He is the father of Paula Libby.
- Born to Jaedra and Brandon Rideout, a daughter, Emery
Rideout. She was born at 7:30 am and weighed 9lb 10oz.
Emery is the granddaughter of Vicky and Chip Emery and the great
granddaughter of Kenneth and Jeanette Hamilton.
- Congratulations to Brian and Brianne Martindale who were married in Burlington, NC. Brian is the grandson
of Ross Martindale and nephew of Fred and Donna Martindale.
10/31/06 - Gladys
E. Bennett, 93, died at the Island Commons.
- Hazel Beatrice Pierce"
Colbeth" was re-interred here on Chebeague Island
- David L. Adams, 74, of
Falmouth, died at Falmouth by the Sea.
- Congratulations to April
Caldwell who was chosen Homecoming Attendant at Tullahoma,Tn.
High School. She is the daughter of Barbara Ross Caldwell and
granddaughter to Poochie and Priscilla Ross.
- Virginia Semple Kane, 87, died at Mercy Hospital in Portland.Virginia's
burial Saturday on Chebeague is at 11 o'clock and all welcome
- NOTE TIME CHANGE.
9/16/06 - Congratulations
to Beth Dyer and
Jeff Putnam who were married on Chebeague.
- Betty Louise Johnson,
78, died at the Gorham House after a short battle with cancer.
29/06 - Born to Janie and Phil Johnson, a daughter and son, Lilly
and Luke Johnson, Lilly 6 1/2 lbs and Luke 5 1/2 lbs in Chesapeake
Virginia. The fraternal twins and Janie are well but grandparents
Phil and Betty Johnson are well but very tired.
- Born to Rebecca Grunko and Alex Kern, a daughter, Ruthanna
Kern at 6:46 PM. Ruthanna weighed in at a healthy 8 lbs, 6.6
oz and was 20 3/4 inches long.Both baby and mother are in fine
health and her father was present. Her big brother, 4 year-old
Elias, got to meet his little sister and gave her gentle kisses.
- Born to Stacy (KomLosy) and Matthew Stewart, a son, Ozric
Hassan Stewart at 11:43 am. He weighed 8 lbs 10 oz., is
19 3/4 " long and has lots of dark brown hair.
...Born to Jing and Phil Jordan, a son, Adrian Philip Jordan,
in Princeton, NJ. He is the first child and weighed 7 pounds,
13 ounces. Mother, son and father doing well. Grandparents
-- Phil and Sheila Jordan -- are ecstatic and heading south to
7/2/06 - Born to Hugh Bowen and Danielle,
a son, Connor Thoreson Bowen. He weighed 6 lbs 14 oz. Hugh
is the son of Richard Bowen.
7/2/06 ...Born to Jill
(Trower) and Darren Sparling, a son, Malcolm David Sparling,
at 8:24 pm. Weighing in at 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Second grandchild
for David and Ann Trower. All doing well.
... Congratulations to Lindsay
Crapser and Peter Klorer who were married on Chebeague
on a very foggy, soggy, beautiful day! Lindsay is the daughter
of Rich and Sally Layng Crapser.
6/22/06 ... Born
to Elizabeth C. Hill and Tom R. Schutte, a girl, Evelyn
Nancy Wilhelmina Schutte in The Hague, Netherlands. She
weighed 8 lbs 10 oz and was born at 3:49 AM Netherlands time.
Mother and daughter are doing great and so are the grandparents
Nancy (who is with her) and David Hill.
... Virginia (Woolfrey) Shattuck,
53, died at home in West Groton after a lengthy illness.
...Congratulatioins to Adam Carter Johnson who graduated
from Santa Clara University with a BS in Computer Science. He
will be working for Mantech, Inc, a computer security company
in Vermont. Adam is the son of Charlotte and Scott Johnson.
Congratulations to Bryan York, son of Terry Dyer York and
Gerald York of Orrs Island, Maine. Bryan is the grandson of Suzanne
and Roy Jackson and Richard and Peggy Dyer. Bryan will attend
Maine Maritime in the fall.
Congratulations to our Greely graduates Chris Martin and
Congratulations to Chris Martin who has been excepted
into the Elementary Education program at St Joseph's College in
6/10/06 ... Congratulations to John
Oderda and Katie Murray who were married in Salt Lake City,
Utah.They'll continue to live in Salt Lake City as John finishes
one more year in the University of Utah Masters in Architecture
program and Katie enters her second year of the
4-year Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the College of Pharmacy.
6/3/06 ... Mary
McGee Morton, 95, a resident of Greenpoint since 1996
and a former resident of Milford, NH, died Saturday.
Born to Rebecca (Towle) and Michael Benson of South Portland,
a daughter, Cambell Rebecca. Wgt 7 lbs 9 oz and 20
inches long. Grandparents are Allyson and Lindy Smith.
...Congratulations to Matt
McCollom who graduated from the University of New Haven
with a Bachelor's in Fire Science. He will be fishing and working
locally this summer while he applies to the State Police Academy.
5/28/06 Congratulations to Kathryn
W. Emery, daughter of Chip and Vicki Emery, who graduated
magna cum laude from Colby College. She received her Bachelor
of Arts degree in Anthropology and Italian Studies. Kate will
be working in Florence, Italy this summer and then will return
to the states to teach for Readak Educational Services in the
5/13/06...'Congratulations to Benjamin
Charles Adams, son of Thomas Adams, who graduated from the
University of Southern Maine. He received his Bachelor of
Arts(B.A.) in Business Administration.'
...Congratulations to Lauren Barker
Miller who graduated from University of Maine at Farmington
with an Elementary Education Degree.
5/10/06--Thelma J. O'Donnell, 90, died
after a brief illness in Portland. Thelma is the great-grandmother
of Cassidy Jeffers and friend of May Hall, Ester Knight and Beatrice
Crossman (among many others). She will be missed.
... Congratulations to Gina Oderda who graduated Magna
Cum Laude from Menlo College. She was the recipient of the
Senior Thesis award and the Outstanding Psychology Student award.
She plans on moving back to England in the fall to explore graduate
school plans (law or psychology).
5/6/06 ... Robert H. Morin, 67, died in
Rotonda West, Florida. Memorial Celebration of Bob's life at Ben
and Pat Prescotts, July 8th 3pm.
5/6/06 ...Doris Evelyn Croudis, 94, passed
away Saturday morning at St. Andre Health Care Facility in Biddeford.
... Born to Meredith (Lestan) and Jean-Louis Beaupre, a son, Riley Joseph. He is home
and doing fine with his brother, 22 month Logan and 9 year old
4/15/06 ... Congratulations to Lindsey
Hamilton and Nathan Barba on their marriage.
... Born to Rebecca (Towle) and Michael Benson of South Portland,
a son, Bradyn (Brady) Michael Benson. Wgt 7 lbs 10
oz and 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Allyson and
3/19/06 ...Born to Vicki & Stephen
Todd at 1:29 am, a son, Caleb
Stephen. He weighted 9lbs 6oz and is 21 inches long.
Everyone is doing just fine and big brother Cameron and big sister
Emily can't wait to have their new brother come home.
... Born to Ashley (Sidor) Adams and Kai Adams, a daughter, Morgan LeeAnn Adams, at 2:20 am. She weighed 7 pounds,
11 ounces and is 19 1/2 inches long. She joins her sister,
Whitney, who will be two years old on April 9.
3/10/06 ... Theresa
(Jane) Sawyer, 81, died at home in South Portland.
... Roland Ivan Webber,
81, died unexpectedly from complications after a hospital stay
3/7/06 ... Clayton
Helbig, 47, died suddenly and unexpectedly. Clay
was the husband of Judy, the son of Gayle Helbig of Chebeague,
and the nephew of Phyllis MacArthur of Nj and Chebeague.
He is also survived by his brothers Colton and Steffan,
sister Claudia, and a large extended family. A memorial
service was held in NJ on March 11, and he will be buried on Chebeague
at a later date.
3/5/06... Grace Bennett Hamilton, 95,
died peacefully in Gardiner, Maine.
Evelyn Shirley Blaisdell Varney
Stover, 85, died at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth where she
had resided for the past nine years.
Tracy Walker Howell, 42,
died after a sudden and brief illness. A summer memorial on the
island is planned.
Morse, 50, passed away at his home after a brief illness.
... Born to Brooke (West) and John Williams, a daughter, Ellie Elizabeth Williams.
She weighs 9 lbs. 4 ozs and is 20 inches long. All are doing well.
Ellie is named after to two great grandmothers - Ellie Hill and
Betty Shute. The very proud grand parents are Gail and Jack Williams
and Susan and Rich West
1/20/06 ... Born to Jennifer
and David Horner, a daughter, Grace Catherine Horner. She
weighed 9 lbs 7 oz and was 22 3/4" long.
... Alfred Fonny Alfonzo Doughty,
79, died unexpectedly at his home at the Betsy Ross House.
... Born to Mikhele Kuntz and John Gaudet, a son, John
Martin Gaudet. He was 7 lbs. 10 oz and 20" long.
to Mika (Holliday) and Nathaniel Lentz, a daughter, Addison
Grace Lentz. She weighs 9 lbs and is 21 inches long. The
very proud grand parents are Alice and Peter Mellin and great
grandmother Eleanor Morse.
12/11/05 ... Nancy
C. Hackenberger, 84, died at Mercy Hospital surrounded
by her family.
11/24/05 ... Born to Patti (Perkins)
and Bob Watanabe, a son, Makoto
David Watanabe. He was 7lb 14 oz, 21" long and was
born at 10:50 pm Thanksgiving day! Their address is 88 Bennett
Rd., New Gloucester, ME 04260
11/18/05 ... Born
to Edward and Regina Leonard, a daughter, Mary Regina Leonard.
She was 6lb 10oz and 18 inches (not sure of exact length)
Mom and baby are doing well.
Doris E. LeClaire Allen, 88,
passed away from complications following hip surgery.
... Richard L. Freeman,
77, passed away unexpectedly on Chebeague. A service is scheduled
for Sunday, November 6, 1 pm at the Chebeague Methodist Church.
There will be a memorial service next summer.
... Neil G. Doughty,
72, passed away at Seaside Rehabilitation in Portland.
... Marjory Sprague Richardson,
97, passed away yesterday morning in Farmingdale, Me.
...Born to Catarina and John Jordan, a daughter, Lucia Gray
Jordan. Lucia weighed 5bs and was 19 inches long.
...Nathan Edward Stewart,
25, died in a work related accident off Staten Island, New York.
He is the son of Jimmy Stewart of Chebeague Island (mailing address:PO
BOX 540, Yarmouth ME 04096), and Mary Ellen Stewart Clayman of
120 Maquoit Drive, Freeport, ME 04032.
...Alnah Doughty, 35,
died after a long battle with lung cancer.
...Jim Kennedy, 65, died
in California from Cancer brought on by Hepetitis C. Jim loved
Chebeague and his ashes will be buried in the cemetery next spring.
...Madeline Craven passed
away peacefully this morning at Hawthorn House in Brunswick.
There will be a memorial service here on Chebeague Monday, October
24th at Chebeague Methodist Church at 1 pm. In leiu of flowers
donations may be made to Chebeague's Samaritan Fund.
.. Congratulations to Jon Rich and Amy Quattrucci who were
married on Chebeague.
9/22/05 ... Kathy
Capps, 89, died peacefully at the Island Commons on Thursday
morning.. There will be a service next summer on the
9/10/05 ... Congratulations to Nancy
Barton and Jim Vachon who were married at Joseph's by
the Sea in Old Orchard Beach Maine. Jeffery and Jeremy Putnam
were groomsmen, Ruthie Noble matron of honor and Ruthie Putnam
9/6/05 ...Born to Pam and Rich Brewer,
a daughter, MacKenzie Helen Brewer, at Mercy Hospital at
9:28 pm. She weighed 6lbs. 8 oz and measured 20 1/2 in. in length.
She is very healthy and happy....
W. Hamilton, Jr., 79, died in Temecula, California. Bertwell
grew up and went to school on Chebeague. His father was Bertwell
W. and mother Eva Ricker Hamilton
8/2/05 ... Born
to Laura and Tom Zubricki, a boy, Matthew
Zubricki. He weighed 9 lbs 7 oz and is 21.5 inches.
His grandparents are Paul and Norma Johnson.
7/13/05 ... Born to Born to Michael and Christina
(Freeman) Feinberg,, a boy, Aaron Michael, He weighed 6#,
1/2 oz. and mother and child both doing well now.
... Robert B. Weld passed
away in Las Vegas. His heart will forever hold a special place
with Chebeague having spent over 60 summers here up until August
7/05/05 ... Capt.
Ronald Lee Doughty, 63, of Taft Ave. and formerly of Chebeague
Island, passed away at his home with his wife by his side after
a long illness.
7/03/05 ... Angela
M. 'Angel' Douglass, 34, died unexpectedly at her residence.
...Lillian Etoile Langhorst, 80, died in Dix Hills, New York after a long illness. She summered
on Chebeague for many years. She is deeply missed by her
two daughters, Linda and Diane, and their families. She
leaves behind five grandchildren, Stephanie, Matthew, Geoffrey,
Tyler and Jonathan, who all enjoy Chebeague.
Ann Hamilton, 72 passed away after a long battle with
Hamilton, 57, of Chebeague Island passed away in his sleep.
Leland leaves behind his wife, Karen and daughters Jamie, Danielle,
Lindsey, Loretta, Anna and Trisha, and Danny and Rebecca. In lieu
of flowers, contributions can be made to the Chebeague United
5/1/05 ... Ross
Martindale Jr., 61, died peacefully in his sleep from
complications of diabetes at home in Caldwell, New Jersey.
...Louise Weiss, 87, passed
away peacefully in her sleep. She and Wally have been living
at Sterling House, 3401 SE Aster Place, in Stuart, Florida, 34994.
for the past 6 months. Louise had been suffering from Alzheimer's
disease. A Memorial service & burial will be arranged
at a later date on Chebeague Island.
4/13/05 ...Joann Perkins, 87, died at
Brentwood Nursing Home in Yarmouth. She was surrounded by her
family and with the help of Hospice, died peacefully: free of
pain at last. She will be missed. There will be calling hours
on Wednesday, April 20th from 2 to 4 PM at Hobbs funeral Home ..
230 Cottage Rd. South Portland.
Her funeral Mass will be on Thursday, the 21st of April at 11:00AM
at The Sacred Heart Church in Yarmouth (the stone one).
...Born to Andrew Sharp and Jennifer Dunfee, a daughter, Acadia
Jane Dunfee Sharp to be called "Cady", in McLean,
Virginia.- Her grandparents are Nancy and Will Sharp.
... Born to John and Libby Kinnealey, a son, Austin Bates Kinnealey,
in Boston, Mass. Austin is the seventh grandson for Bill
and Barbara Marshall.
3/1/05 ... Freemont
(Monty) MacNeill, 75, died in Portland in a rehab center.
... Dugan Middleton
passed away peacefully in Hospice Care from complications of thyroid
away peacefully from pancreatic cancer. There will be a Memorial
Service at the Chebeague Methodist Church, Chebeague Island, Maine
at 1100 AM Saturday June 18, 2005. There will be a reception for
friends and family immediately following the Service at the Chebeague
Island Hall. Those needing help with transportation or logistics
can contact either Cap Leonard (207 846 0801) or Priscilla Ross
(207 846 4072). In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made
to the Chebeague Island Library, in memory of James Birdsell Leonard.
1/30/05... Born to Lisa Martindale Brown and her
husband Jason, a girl, Emily Clark Brown. She weighed
5 pounds 7 ounces and was 173/4 inches. Mother and child
are doing fine. Emily is the great granddaughter of Ross
Martindale, Sr., granddaughter of Ross Jr. and the grand niece
of Fred Martindale.
1/28/05...Born to James and
Gina Kuntz, a son, Liam
Arthur Kuntz, at 11:50p.m. in Brunswick, Maine.
He weighed 8lbs 14oz and was 20 1/2 inches long. Liam and
the entire family is doing very well and look forward to introducing
Liam to Chebeague this summer.
1/23/05... David Nyhan, 64, died in Brookline
after shoveling snow. Islanders recall writer's
summers on Chebeague (Portland Press Herald invites people
to share any stories about David Nyhan and his time in Maine)
12/29/04 ... Harry
Turner Martindale, Jr., 99, died in Newport Beach, California.
Harry is the brother to Ross and uncle to Fred and Ross.
... Dwight Benson, 52, died at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,
Minnesota after a long illness. Dwight is the husband of Kathi
Paul and son-in-law of Ruth Bradish.
... Born to Kelly and Sherman Rich, a son, Zachary
Soule Rich. He weighed 9 lbs 7 oz and was 21 1/2"
12/15/04 ... Born to Jessica (Jackson) and
Rich Fleck, a son, Sean Trower Fleck,
in Denver, CO. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches
long. He will spend his first Christmas with his parents Jess
(Jackson) and Rich Fleck, sister Greta, Grandparents Jen and Leon
Hamilton, and great aunt Marty Trower.
... Anne L. Gowen Brown,
76, of Hog Fat Hill Road, passed away Dec. 14, 2004 at Bridgton
Hospital. Anne is the mother of Bob Brown.
... Everett Wood, 88, father of Gunnar Wood and uncle of
Laurie Wood, passed away at his home in Hanover, NH.
... Donald E. Fish, 77 of
West Cumberland, died at a Portland hospital after a brief illness.
He has worked for the CTC as a driver for about10 years.
... Congratulations to Victoria Leilani
Garcia and Joseph Gray who were married in Denver. Victoria
is the Daughter of Nancy Hill and the Niece of Beverly Johnson,
Charlotte Johnson, Glenn Ross, and Charlie Ross.
... Edward Kendall White, 88, died peacfully in Naples,
Florida with family nearby.
10/27/04 ... Beatrice York Kendall, 98,
of Monson and Chebeague Island, died peacefully at home.
... Born to Mikhele Kuntz and John Gaudet, a son, Zebadiah
Pomerleau Gaudet, at Mercy Hospital. Zeb weighs 7 lb.
9 oz and is 20" long. Everyone's doing fine.
10/10/04 ... Carol
Scott Stranahan, 83, died in Mercer, Pennsylvania while
preparing for an art exhibit of her work.
... Born to William and Fiona ( Komlosy) Cole, a son, Seamus
Eli Cole, at Palm Beach Gardens. He weighted 6# 12 oz. and
is 19" long. Fiona is the daughter of Anna and the late Capt.
Fred Komlosy of North Palm Beach and Chebeague.
9/26/04 ... Born to Lindsey (Webb) and her husband
Clay Samford, a boy, Elijah John Samford, in Denver, Colorado,
(8 pounds, 20 inches long). Grandchild to Rod and Elise Webb.
9/26/04 ... Congratulations to Zachary Grunko
and Amina Kock Lee who were married at Friend's Meeting in
Cambridge, MA. Zac is the son of Beth and Michael Grunko.
... Clayton Hamilton Allen,
86, of Chebeague Island, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004 following
a brief illness.
8/14/04 ... Congratulations to
Thomas Hall and Graciela Lamy were married on a rafting
party off Clapboard Island. Graciela is the daughter of Estela
Viegas and sister of Maria Notaroberto of Uruguay. Tom is the
son of Ester Knight of Chebeague and Merrill Hall of Cousins Island,
brother of May and Charles Hall of Chebeague and James and Merrill
Hall of Freeport. Nephew Cassidy Jeffers, of Chebeague, was ringbearer.
8/9/04 ... Born to Jill (Trower) & Darren Sparling,
a son, James Darren Sparling. He is the first grandchild
for David & Ann Trower and the first nephew for Wendy.
... Ruth Slowik, 82,
died at the Island Commons on Chebeague following a brief illness.
8/8/04 ... Born to Bill & Jamie Calthorpe,
a son, David William
Calthorpe. He weighed7 lbs., 14 oz. and is 20 1/2 inches
8/7/04 ... Congratulations to Benjamin
Scott Johnson and Courtney Hardie on their marriage. Ben
is the son of Scott and Charlotte Johnson of Hartford, VT, and
Chebeague Island. Courtney is the daughter of Steve and Connie
Hardie of Dubuque, Iowa. Ben and Courtney are both graduates of
the University of Chicago. Ben is working for the Aegis Corporation
in Falls Church, VA, and Courtney is teaching at Field School
in Washington, D.C. Ben is also attending graduate school at Johns
8/1/04 ... Bernice
McLellan White died peacefully in Naples, Florida. Her
memorial will be at the island church on August 29th at 1PM.
8/1/04 ... Frank
Warren Haines Jr., 83, died at Tandem Health Care, Lawrenceville,
7/31/04 ... Geraldine
L. Small Killian, 82, died at Twin Rivers Health &
Rehab in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
7/28/04 ... Alger Frances Burgess, 85,
died at his daughter's home on Chebeague Island.
... Adelaide Rispoli Crosman,
101, died in Natick, MA. She is the aunt to Beverly, Nancy, Charlotte,
Charlie and Glenn Ross who visited often on Chebeague in the 60's
Conrad, 88, passed away peacefully at Springbrook Nursing
Frederick A. KomLosy, Jr., 75, of North Palm Beach, Fla.,
6/11/04 ... Born to Scott and Marci
Martindale in So. Charleston, West Virginia, a daughter, Kassie
Lynn Martindale. She weighed 6lbs. 11 ozs. and is 24"
long! She joins her cousins Steven 14, and Hilary 9, all grandchildren
of Fred and Donna Martindale and Great grand children of Ross
6/3/04 ... Katharine
(Worthen) Downey, 91, died at Cooley Dickinson Hospital
in New Hampshire.
6/2/04 ... Jack
Zaugg, 86, died in California. There will be a "Gathering"
in San Mateo next Sunday and there will be something planned for
Chebeague in the summer.
5/31/04 ...Born to Rebecca (Towle) and Michael
Benson of South Portland, a daughter, Cambell Rebecca Benson.
Wgt 7 lbs 9 oz and 20 inches long. Grandparents are Allyson and
5/28/04 ...Congratulations to Anne Muller,
daughter of Brien and Emily (Gaston) Muller, who graduated from
Mt. Holyoke College with a BA in American Studies.
... Born to Tracy and Jeremy Ames, a daughter, Alissa
Sally Ames. She is 20" long and weighed 7lb, 14 1/2
oz. Jeremy spent a lot of time on Chebeague a few years back.
5/04 ... Congratulations to Sarah Corson
who graduated from Columbia University School of Nursing with
B.S.N., it's her second degree, she has a B.A. in Psychology from
5/04 ...Congratulations to
Chip Corson who graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A.
5/15/04 ...Congratulaitons to Ryan Ross,
son of Doug and Gina Ross, who graduated from Stonehill College
with a B.S. in Business Administration.
... Congratulations to Jaedra Emery, daughter of Chip and
Vicki Emery who graduated from the University of New England.
She received her B.A. in English with a Teacher Certification
for grades 7-12.
5/15/04 ... Congratulations to
Laurie Wood who received her Master's Degree in American
and New England Studies from the University of Southern Maine.
5/15/04 ... Richard
C. Hudgins, 68, died Saturday at home in York, Maine.
He is the husband of Sally McCullom Hudgins, brother-in-law of
Bruce and Joanne McCullom Anderson, Tommy & Jeannette McCullom,
Billy & Liz McCullom.
5/13/04 ... Sally
Wile, 96, died. Sally's husband George died in 1989.
... Albert L. Marsh, 70,
died surrounded by family in Massachusetts.
... Herbert J. Coombs,
78, passed away at his residence following a brief illness. Mr.
Coombs is the father of our minister Glenn Cooms.
... Born to Laurie (Webb) and her husband Whit, a boy, Micah
Rodman Hall, in Venice, CA. (7 lbs. 4 ounces, 20 inches long.)
Grandchild to Rod and Elise Webb.
4/9/04 - Born
to Ashley and Kai Adams, a daughter, Whitney
Elizabeth Adams. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz, 18" long,
and was born at 9:14 am. She is the grandchild of Mike and Lee
Robinson and great-grandchild of Donald and Janet Whitney and
3/29/04 - Born to Kim (Kuntz) and
Chris Gogan, a daughter, Lillian
Rose Gogan, She weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz and was born at 5:02
3/29/04 .. Born to Jeffrey and Lynda Feeney of
Ball Ground, Georgia, a son, Daniel
James Feeney , pictured with his big brother Zachary William
Feeney. He is the great grandchild of the late Bill (Wild Willie)
and Doris Freeney and the grandson of the late Daniel Feeney.
He was born April 29, 2004 at 07:50 am. He is 6lbs 12oz and is
21 1/4" long.
3/28/04 ... Carroll
Rines, 88, died peacefully in his sleep in at the Seaside
3/09/04 - Born to Rebecca (Rich)
and Jim Koppmann, a son, Nicholas
James Koppmann. Nicholas weighed 7 lbs 11 oz and was 20
inches long and born at 2:15 pm.
to Erin (Layng) and Eric Benisek, a son, Zackary
William Benisek. He weighed 8 lbs 11 oz and was 21 1/4
inches long. He is already looking forward to summers on Chebeague!
3/07/04... Born to Paige (Lestan) and Ricka Boisvert,
a son, Rohan Edward Boisvert. Rohan weighed 9 lbs 3 oz
and was born at 6:04 pm.
3/07/04 ...Born to Catarina
and John Jordan, a daughter, Catarina Ana Jordan. Katarina
weighed 7lbs 9 oz and was 19 1/2 inches long at and born at 9:22
3/04/04 .. Elizabeth
Ann Johnson Leonard, died after a long and courageous
battle with cancer in North Carolina. She was surrounded by husband
Lou and family. There will be a service in North Carolina on Saturday
and one in Hartford on March 13 and she will be buried on the
Island in the Spring.
2/28/04 ... Congratulations
to Danielle Hamilton and Jeremy Bradley on their marriage.
Danielle is the daughter of Leland and Karen Hamilton. The couple
were married at the Fort Eustis Chapel in Virginia. They will
reside in Virginia.
Ricker Hamilton, 81, died in a Portland Hospital.
...Stephen Reid Capps,
89, died suddenly at the Island Commons on Chebeague Island.
... Born to Jennifer (Vintinner) and David Horner, a son, Luke David Horner at 8:45
pm. He weighed 7 lbs 7 oz and was 21 inches long. He, his parents
and his grandparents Doug and Gina Ross are all doing fine.
... Doris Ruth Worch Feeney,
84, formerly of Falmouth, Maine passed away peacefully in the
Utah home of her daughter, Doneen Feeney Mitchell.
to Bob and Sarah Prescott on their adoption of Irena
Betty Prescott, Born October, 23, 2002, in Kirovrahad,
J. Rich, 79, died at a South Portland Nursing Home.
... Oscar E. Hanscom,
91, died in Portland.
1/04/04 ... Robert
A. Muniak, 63, died in Connecticutt. There will be a service
at the Chebeague Church on Sunday, January 11. More information
12/23/03 ...Born to Lindsey Hamilton and
Nathan Barba a son, Nathanial. He was born at approx. 3:30
am at in Goodyear, Arizona. Mother and baby doing fine. Lindsey
is the daughter of Leland Hamilton and Bertha Butterfield
... John David Scott,
77, died in Portsmouth, N.H. Visiting hours will be held 6-8 pm
Tuesday, Dec 23, at Conroy-Tully South Portland Chapel, South
Portland. Prayers will be recited 8:15 AM Wednesday at the South
Portland Chapel followed by a 9 AM Mass of Christian Burial at
St. Maximillian Kolbe Church, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough.
11/26/03 ... Louise Capps Scranton - 91
- died in Indianapolis the day before a Thanksgiving reunion -
She was recovering from pneumonia and passed in her sleep. During
her last days she often spoke of "Being lost in the woods
near Deer Point" and of a "woman there who was helping
her find her way". Clearly Chebeague was in her heart 'til
the end. The family will have a service some time around Late
June on Chebeague.
Soule Rice Plummer, 77, died at home in Hamden Connectucut
surrounded by her family. The family will have a service next
May or June on Chebeague.
11/11/03 ... Born to Libby Marshall Kinnealey and
John Kinnealey, a son, Alexander "Zander" Marshall
Kinnealey, in Boston, Massachusetts.
11/7/03 ... Born to Margo and Bob Pancerella, Kerry Anna, she weighed 6
pounds 15 ounces, 19 inches long. Sister to Kassidy, granddaughter
of Betsy Gaston, great granddaughter of Margaret Gaston...
A few weeks ago Al Marsh had a serious stroke and has recently
been moved to a Rehab Hospital where he is improving slowly. He
really loves getting cards and they can be sent to the house and
he will get them - the address is:
Albert Marsh 14 Hemlock Dr. Medway, MA. 02053
10/26/03 ... Clinton
K. Dobson, 83, died.
to Jen and Ramon Serrano, a son, Zachary Ramon. Zach was
born in New London, CT. He weighed 10lbs 11oz and measured 20.5"long.
Grandparents Bob & Sue Buxbaum brought his big sister, Susanna,
over to tell him all about going to the island on Poppy's boat.
Lessing, 81, of Princeton and Chebeague Island, ME died
at his home in Princeton.
9/13/03 ... Born to Charles
Hall and Althea Dugliss, a son, Henry
Malcolm Dugliss Hall. Henry is the grandson of Ester Knight
and Merrill Hall.
Varney Weagle, 35, died in Portland of complications from
breast cancer. As per Angela's wishes there will be one service
at Portland Headlight at 4 PM Monday, August 25. All are welcome,
carpooling is encouraged and the family will provide refreshments.
8/9/03 ... Congratulations to Nancy & Sam
Hackenberger (Jeffrey, Jeremy & Ruthie Putnam's grandparents)
who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise
party given by their daughters. They were so surprised and overwhelmed
& would like to thank all the well wishers and cards they
received from their friends on Chebeague.
7/29/03 ....Peter Sullivan, 35, of Hingham,
MA, died of a heart attack early Tuesday morning. Peter is the
son of Marjorie Sullivan and nephew of Ester Knight. Peter is
survived by wife Christine, son Josh and daughter Kelly. Services
are Friday in Massachusetts.
7/27/03 . . .Congratulations to Dick
and Kitty Freeman who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
with reaffirmation of their vows on Chebeague.
. . .Congratulations to Nancy Hill who just graduated as
a paramedic and passed the state and national tests!
... Joy McLellan, died in Freeport surrounded by family.
A memorial service was held on Sunday July 20, for Lawson and
7/13/03 ... born to Melisa Erder and Kelly
Wright, Lydia Maude Littlefield Wright, of Chebeague and
Portsmouth NH. Her brother, Orson, is introducing her to all her
boy cousins on Chebeague - Wesley, Sam, Matthew, William and Andrew
Marshall as well as Alex and Luke Bates. We all appreciate the
readiness of the CTC and the Chebeague Island Rescue to respond
to Lydia's impending arrival 24/7. Everyone is relieved that all
went smoothly via the regular ferry.
to Jessica (Jackson) and Rich Fleck, a daughter, Greta Helen
Fleck, in Denver, CO in the early hours of the morning. Greta
weighed in at 7 lbs. 10 oz. and is 20 inches long. Jennifer and
Leon Hamilton are the proud (first time) grandparents. Ben Jackson
is the proud uncle.
7/5/03 ...Born to Edward and Regina Leonard, triplets,
Barbara Ann, George Edwin Linden IV, Margaret Elizabeth.
Four months later Margaret and George are over 12 pounds and Barbara
over 10 pounds. Mom, Dad and babies are doing great and looking
forward to next summer on the Island. A big thanks to all who
helped them celebrate in July!
Forbes Griffin, 96, died peacefully at the Island Commons.
6/27/03 ... Clarence
E. Deming, 69, died unexpectedly in Portland.
6/12/03 ...Congratulations to Ben Johnson
(son of Scott and Charlotte) who graduated with honors from the
University of Chicago where he majored in Computer Science and
played varsity soccer for four years. He has already begun working
for Aegis Research Corporation in Falls Church, Virginia, and
has been accepted to graduate school at Johns Hopkins University.
Gwillim died in Hilton Head surrounded by her family.
6/11/03 ... Nedra
Baker, 88, died at a local hospital after a long illness.
6/8/03 ... Congratulations to Elizabeth Hill
on her graduation from Yarmouth High School. She will be leaving
in July for Holland to spend a year as an au pair.
6/8/03 ....Congratulations to Bradley Putnam who graduated
from Greely High and is heading to Harvard.
Harris, 85, died in Annapolis, Maryland. More information
will be coming soon.
to Loretta Hamilton on her graduation from Auga Fria High
School in Arizona. Loretta is the daughter of Leland Hamilton.
Loretta will be moving back to Maine to attend college. Great
5/17/03 . . .Congratulations to Jenny
(Levey) DeCristoforo & Bart DeCristoforo (living in Casco)
on the arrival of their daughter, Cloe
Mei DeCristoforo from Jiangxi Province, China. Cloe is
14 months old and doing great!
5/16/03 . . .Congratulations
to Lindsey Hamilton (daughter of Leland Hamilton) on her
graduation from Estrella Community College in Arizona. Lindsey
will continue on to Arizona State University in the fall.
Congratulations to Rob McCollom who graduated from Maine
Maritime Academy. He was on the Dean's list this semester. He's
on his final cruise until the first week of July and will go to
the Canary Islands, Belgium, Halifax and back home.
4/28/03 ...Born to Matt and Jenn Keegan, a girl,
Vivian Sherburne Keegan.
Griswold Hamilton, 78, died in Vermont.
...Born to Bill and Jamie Calthorpe, a girl, Jenna
Danielle Calthorpe, weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces and
18 1/2 inches long.
Gaston, 87, died unexpectedly in New York.
... Lawson McLellan, 84, died unexpectedly after an operation
in Ocala, Florida. The family is planning a memorial service for
him in July.
3/17/03... Born to Peter Brenton and
Carol Koskelowski, Richard Michael Brenton. "Ricky,"
as he is called, was welcomed by his little sister, Allie, who
is 2 years old.
3/15/03... Born to Loralee Clark
and her husband Chris Carone, a son, Ian Christopher, inWilliamsburg,
VA. Mother and son are doing great. He weighed 5 pounds, 13.7
ounces and was 18" long! Grandson of Lesley Ann Clark.
...Born to Hayes and Dana MacArthur, a girl, Ella Gibbs MacArthur.
She weighed 7lbs, 8ozs. Grand daughter of Carol Macarthur, grand
daughter of S. Hayes MacArthur Jr., Great grand daughter of Phyllis
MacArthur and great neice of Gail Helbig.
3/8/03 . . .Elery
Fowler ,74, died at Maine Medical in Portland after a
3/7/03 . . .Born to Robert & Alison Bilodeau
, a son, Alec Robert Bilodeau, at 7:14 am and weighing
in at 8 lbs 8 oz. Alison is the daughter of Betsy (Waller) &
Dennis Bilodeau, granddaughter of Caroline Waller Bradley.
3/2/03 . . .Born to Steven and Maggie Parker, a
girl, Sydney Elizabeth Parker in Vista, CA. She weighed
4 lbs. l5 ozs. l7 l/2" long. She was born nearly a month
early, but is now home and doing well.
. . .Born to Heather and Mike Dougan, a girl, Anna Loxley Dougan.
She weighed 7 lbs 7 oz and was 19 1/2" long. She is the first
grandchild to Jill and Allen Malony.
. .Ossie Edward Beal, 79,
died at a Bangor hospital.
2/12/03 . . .Robert Riddle Sr., 58, died
at his home in Burlington.
2/4/03 . . .John
K. Moulton, 88, died at Maine Medical Center.
. . .Born to May Hall, a girl, Beatrice
Emma Althea Crossman. She was born at 9:33pm at Ballard
House in Portland. She
was 7lbs exactly, and 21 inches long. Her brother, Cassidy, was
there for the birth, and is extremely excited about having a new
1/20/03 . . .Steven Charles Hudgins, 42,
son of Sally (McCullom) and Dick Hudgins died of a heart attack
while on vacation with his parents in Palmetto, Fla. Sally summered
here for many, many years and she now lives in York, ME. Joanne
(McCullom) Anderson & Tommy McCullom are his aunt and uncle.
1/7/03 . . . Hermine
L. Stevens, 92, died on Chebeague.
. . .Congratulations to Jamie Hamilton
and Bill (Bagoomba) Calthorpe , who were married on Chebeague
at 3 PM.
12/17/02 . . .Born to Jessica & Russ
Boisvert, a boy, Leif Travis Boisvert at 10:31pm. Leif
weighed in at 9 lbs. 2 oz. 21 1/4inches long. Grandparents are
Dick & Dodo. Great-grandmother is Leona Boxer. His first visitor
was his brother Erik who was very excited about his baby brother.
Leif weighed in at 9 lbs. 2 oz. 21 1/4inches long.
12/16/02 . . .Born to Molly and Mayo Shattuck,
a girl, Lillian Jessie Shattuck.
Lillian weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and joins her siblings Mayo IV, Katie,
Spencer and Wyatt in saying hello to all our island friends. The
name Jessie, comes from Mayo's grandmother who most Chebeaguers
will remember as "Gaga." Lillian comes from a great
aunt on my Jane's side.
12/10/02 . . Daniel
J. Feeney, 52, died unexpectedly.
. . .Born to Stephen and Vicki Todd, a boy, Cameron
James Todd. He was born 4:01 PM and weighed 10 lbs, 11
oz and was 22" long.
to Libby Marshall and John
Michael Kinnealey, who were married in Cohasset, MA. She
is taking the name Libby Marshall Kinnealey.
11/18/02 . . .Dorothea
Lunt, 87, died at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in
11/11/02 . . .Walter
V. Knight, 76, died in Cumberland.
. . . Born to Margaret Irwin and Richard Yenco, a girl, Lucille Miriam Yenco was
born at 5:43 a.m. on November 1st. She weighed 8 lbs 1 oz and
was 20 1/2 " long. The generosity and support from the island
have only reaffirmed our belief of how lucky Lucy is to be brought
up in such a wonderful community.
Marie Skillin Boxer 'Ree', 49, died in Portland after
a brief battle with breast cancer.
10/27/02 . .
Gertrude Jones, 100, died
in Hartford, CT.
10/11/02. . .Congratulations to
Bradley Smith, Jr. , son of Pam and Brad Smith, and Peg
Gordon. A Pennsylvania wedding is planned in the fall of 2003.
10/8/02 . . .James
Henry Murray, Jr., 78, in Portland. (He was recently employed
by the CTC)
10/1/02 . . June
Scamman, 86, died on Chebeague.
. . . Emery V. Doughty,
Sr., 59 passed away at his camp in Burlington, Maine.
8/3/02 . . .Congratulations to Lindsey Webb
and Clay Samford who were married on the front lawn of the
Webb cottage on Cottage Road. A grand time was had by all.
. . .Howard T. Dunn, 52,
died in New Jersey.
7/6/02 . . .Born to Rebecca
Grunko and Alex Kern, a boy, Elias
Levering Kern, weighing 7 lbs 4.2 oz, 20 inches long at
12:35. First grandchild for Elizabeth and Michael Grunko.
. . .Congratulations to Kim
Kuntz and Chris Gogan who were married at Point Sebago
Resort. Mikhele was her sister's maid of honor
6/7/02 . . .David J.
Scott, 42, died while on duty as a police officer in Tennessee.
6/6/02 . . .Born to Sam and John Birkett, a girl,
Hannah Eva Marie Birkett,
weighing 9lbs 14 oz, 22 inches long at 2:21 AM.
. . .Born to Heather & Joseph Hutchins, Caroline Faith
Hutchins, weighing 9lbs 1oz. 20&1/2 inches long. Grandparents
are Vicki & Dan Boxer. Great-grandmother is Leona Boxer.
4/25/02 . . .Born to John and Catarina Jordan,
a boy, David Thomas Jordan. He weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces
and was 21" long.
4/17/02 . . .Congratulations
to Stacyann B. KomLosy and Matthew R. Stewart who are engaged!
The wedding is set for September 7, 2002, on Chebeague!
. . .Born to Grant and Suzanne Sharples on April 10, 2002 a boy,
Mark James Sharples. Grandparents Jim and Sandy Sharples.
Weight was 7 lbs.
4/3/02 . . . John
D. 'Jack' Woodworth, Jr., 62, died at Sturdy Memorial
Hospital in Attleboro, Mass.
3/21/02 . . .Born
to Scott and Christina Varney, a boy, Jacob Mathew Varney.
He weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces.
3/18/02 . . .Ellsworth Miller, 91, died at Maine
Medical Center. Visiting hours are 2-4, 6-8 Thursday March 21,
at Hay and Peabody and the funeral is on Chebeague, Friday, March
22, at 1 pm.
3/13/02 . . .Alice
K. Gray, 79, died in Portland.
. . Ginna Toohey Ensign, 85,
died on Cape Cod.
3/11/02 . . . Everett
(Bill) Ross, 84, died at Maine Medical Center.
. . . Melba Genese (Hamilton) Miller,
89, died at Maine Medical Center.
3/4/02 . . .
Gloria Bates (Tobey) Perini,
71, died in Jupiter, Florida.
2/26/02 . . . Edna Webber, 96, of Yarmouth,
died in a Yarmouth nursing home.
2/24/02. . . Archie
E. Ross, 77 died in Yarmouth
. . Charles E. Graves,
85, died in Freeport.
2/4/02 . . . Born to Grace
and Ehrhardt Groothoff, a daughter, Ehryn Grace Groothof.
She weighed 7 lbs.
1/17/02. . . Katherine
W. Morrill, 76, died in Portland.
. . . Born to Sheila and Tom Phipps, a boy and a girl, Robert Mara Phipps and Julia
Stetson Phipps at 2:35 pm at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston,
Robert was 4 lbs 15.5 oz and 18.5 inches long and Julia was 5lbs,
2.6 oz and 17.75 inches long. Tom is the brother of Jim Phipps
and the son of summer resident Geraldine Phipps.
1/09/02 . . .Congratulations to Evan Smith and
Ann DeBord on their upcoming wedding May 25, 2002.
. . .Alden Howland Hayden, M.D.,
77, died in Pitsfield, New York.
12/31/01 . . .Born
to Jen & Ramon Serrano, a girl, Susanna Grace Serrano.
She weighed 8lbs 6oz. Her grandparents, Bob & Sue Buxbaum,
were there at Bethesda Naval Hospital within minutes to love her
up and start her dreaming of summers on the island!
. . . Born to Erin & Eric Benesik, a girl Zoe Layng Benisek,
in San Francisco. She weighed 7lb 4oz girl and her grandparents,
Brian & Sue Layng were on hand to welcome her and give directions
12/26/01 . . . Mary A. Doughty, 85, died in Portland.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday at the Chebeague
Island United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at the Chebeague
12/21/01 ... Born to Paige and
Ricka Boisvert, a girl, Isabelle Grace Boisvert. She was
born at 9:15 AM in the Penobscott Bay Medical Center and weighed
9 pounds six ounces.
12/12/01 . . .Charles Graves
is now at a nursing home in Freeport and would love to hear from
people. The address is 3 East Street, Freeport, ME 04032. His
tel number is 841-0795
12/2/01 . . . Earl Halliday Bradley, 93, died in Providence.
11/23/01 . . . Nancy H. Hubbell, 81, died at Brentwood
Nursing Home in Yarmouth.
11/18/01 . . .Frank L. "Bud" Bennett,
65, died at Cedars Nursing Center after a long illness with emphysema.
11/15/01 . . .Betty
Hamilton, longtime summer resident of Chebeague Island,
died in a nursing home in Portland. A memorial service will be
held next summer on Chebeague.
11/10/01 . . . Frank
Cofran, 80 died in Portland.
11/7/01 . . .
Phyllis MacArthur underwent major surgery on 11/7/01, Encouraging
notes can be sent to her at 212 Lamington Rd., Somerville NJ 08876--or
her daughter will print them out for her.
. . .Marjorie E. O'Donnell,
82, died at a nursing home in South Portland after a long illness.
10/3/01 ... Louis
Osgood, 72, died in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. (Louis
is Fran Calder's brother and Dawn Osgood Katz' father)
. . .James F. Kuntz, 72,
died on Long Island from cancer.
8/23/01 ... Bill
Munroe had triple by-pass surgery and is at MMC and is doing well.
He will be in the hospital until next Monday or Tuesday.
. . .Capt. Richard H. "Rick" Hall, 68, died at
nursing home in Portland after a long illness.
... Mark Doughty, 33,
Lost at sea when his fishing boat was struck by a larger vessell.
Chebeague was Mark's home for many years and he leaves behind
a wife and two young daughters. In memory of Mark and to benefit
his family a fund has been set up at the Chebeague Methodist Church
to go directly to his wife and children. Checks can be made payable
to Chebeague Methodist Church with Mark's name in the memo area.
7/7/01 ... Bill (Billy) Shuttleworth died
7/4/01 . . . Born to Sherman and Kelley
Rich, a son, Braeden James Rich. He weighed 8 pounds 10
1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 " long.
. . . Priscilla Webber,
91, died in Cape Elizabeth
5/25/01. . . Island
Market has been in business 40 year today.
. .Born to Jennifer and Paul Belesca, a son, Aaron Paul Belesca.
He was born at 11:59 AM on May 22nd, weighed 8 lbs 12 oz, and
was 22 inches long.
5/16/01 . . . Congratulations
to Lindsey Hamilton who graduated
from Auga Fia High School.
4/23/01. . . Born to
Vance and Cheryl Benoit, a daughter, Lillian
Benoit at 1:55 pm. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces with
brown curly hair.
4/16/01. . . Born to Kara and
Warren Mathisen, a daughter, Ashleigh May, at 3:13 PM.
Ashleigh weighed 7 pounds and is 20 1/2 inches long, and has long,
brown curly hair . Grandparents are Jeffrey and Ann Boxer.
. . . Horace C. Stinson,
79, died in Vermont.
4/10/01 . . .Born to Virginia
and Tom Calder, a daughter, Tiffany
Lisa Calder at 3:17 pm. She weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces.
4/3/01 . . .Anne
Marie Dobush Chaplin, 40, died April 3, 2001 after a long
battle with brain cancer.
4/2/01 ... Patience
Webb, 56, wife of Rev. Hendy Webb, died at their home
in Amherst, NH, after a long illness.
. . Rodney C. Harrington Sr.,
66, died in Portland. Service will be Thursday at the St. Ansgar
Lutherine Church, Portland 11:00 am.
4/1/01 . .
.Born to Rebecca Rich Koppmann and Jim Koppmann, a daughter, Hannah Elizabeth Koppmann. She weighed 8
pounds 3 ounces.
3/01 . . . Carolyn Banker Royce
died in Arlington Virginia.
3/27/01. . .Born to
Tina Pang Mayer and Eldon C. Mayer lll , a daughter, Elise
Pang Mayer in Fremont, California.
. . Susie A. Naugler Johnson,
91, died in a Medford, Massachusetts extended care facility. Susie
is the mother of Scott, Paul and Philip Johnson.
. . . Born to Michael and Christina (Freeman) Feinberg, Heather Michelle, she weighed
6 pounds, 13.5 oz.
2/25/01 . . . We have just learned
of the passing of Marilyn Martin Southwick, mother of Karen
Requia. She was the daughter of Albert & Kathleen (Hill) Martin
and a cousin of Ray Hamilton. She spent many summers growing up
on Chebeague, and to her it was always home. She passed away on
February 1, 2001 at Falmouth-by-the-Sea nursing home in Falmouth
2/20/01 . . . Helen
D. Olson Race, 81, mother of Mrs. Donald M. (Cheryl) Buxbaum,
died at Mercy Hospital in Portland.
2/20/01 . .
. Richard (Dick) Brenton,
69, husband of Marianne Webber Brenton, died suddenly on the ski
slope at Bridgton, Maine of cardiac arrest. There will be a service
in Burlington, Massachusetts within a few days. There will also
be a memorial service on Chebeague next summer.
. . . Born to John and Catarina Jordan, a son, John
Stanford Jordan at 1:25 am. He weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces.
1/17/01 . . .Born to Molly and Mayo Shattuck, a
son, Wyatt Augustus Shattuck. He weighed 7 Pounds, 5 ounces.
1/15/01 . . . Jeanne
Layng, 84, died at the Naples Community Hospital after
a cardiac arrest yesterday. All her children will assemble in
Naples, FL later this week for a service and again on the Island
1/9/01 . . . Congratulations to Cindy MacNeill and Bruce Riddle who
were married at 4:30 PM on Chebeague.
. . Born to Andrea and Adrian Jackson, a daughter, Gabriella
Murphy Jackson, at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston,
7lbs. 13ozs. All are well, including her grandparents, David &
12/29/00 . . . Congratulations to
Brooke West and John Williams who announced their engagement.
The wedding date has been set for June 29, 2002 on Chebeague.
12/15/00 . . . Bill Shuttleworth, 80, died
in Florida. There will be a memorial service on the island July
7, 1pm at the church.
12/12/00 . . . Born to Carol
and Peter Brenton, a daughter, Alieda Ann Brenton, who
arrived at Winchester Hospital weighing in at 8 pounds, 2 ounces.
Her parents are doing fine and so are her proud grandparents Dick
and Marianne Webber Brenton.
12/09/00 . . .Archie
Ross is comfortable at home after a week in the hospital for
tests. It has been determined that his liver is not functioning.
He and Claire wish to thank everyone for their support and comfort.
Their email address is email@example.com
and I'm sure he would love to hear from everyone.
. . . Raymond Newcomb, 85,
died unexpectedly at home.His funeral will be Monday, 1:30 on
11/18/00 . . . Barbara
Doughty Wilcox, 61, died at Maine Medical Center
. . Arthur Ferguson Mead has been hospitalized with diabetes
and has had to have his right leg amputated. He is recovering
at home in Montclair. His address is 172 Montclair Ave, Montclair,
11/1/00 . . . Robert
Leo Wheldon, 80, of Chebeague Island died at a local nursing
10/20/00. . . Born to Chris and Lori,
a boy, Elias York Rich at 1:04 pm.
He weighed 8 pounds 15 ounces and they are all doing great!
. . John Q. Stranahan, 79,
died in Grove City, Pa.
9/1/00. . . Christine
Billings Lord, 98, died in Gorham.
. . . Born to John and Monica Rogers. a girl, Mallory Rogers.
She joins her sisters Caitlyn and Julia. They are the grandchildren
of Ted and Biz Rogers.
8/29/00. . . Jaye Peklo,
61, died on Chebeague following a brief illness. She died surrounded
by her family and freinds.
8/20/00 . . . Vennard
Bell Tobey (Brother Tobey), Jr., 63, died of kidney failure
8/20/00 . . Congratulations to Stephen Todd and Vicki Riddle who were married
8/13/00 . . . Sam Hackenberger
home now and is recovering well from his open heart surgery. he
just celebrated his 86th b'day
7/23/00 . . .Sam
Hackenberger was admitted to Maine Medical unexpectedly on
Friday. He will have open heart surgery today.
. . . Lewis Carroll Ross, 81,
died at Maine Medical Center.
7/9/00 . . . Lewis
Ross is at Maine Medical Center in intensive care.
. . .Wally Weiss is now home with hospice care.
. . . Lorena Colbeth Salo,
died of lymphoma.
6/8/00 . . . Born to Laura Johnson
and Thomas Zubricki, a girl, Victoria
(Tori) Rose Zubricki. Tori weighed 9 pounds 10 ounces.
Grandparents are Paul and Norma Johnson, grandmother is Sue Johnson.
6/2/00 . . . Wally Weiss was transferred
to Martin Restorative Care Center, 6011 S.E. Tower Drive, Stuart,
Fl. 34997. He should be there for about a month post open
heart surgery. He hopes to be in Maine by mid-summer.
. . . Julie McDonald and Jonathan Fortin became engaged
on Boston Common. No date has been set but they expect to marry
sometime in 2002. Both are busy persuing their graduate degrees.
5/24/00 . . . Woldemar [Wally] Weiss is
recovering from open heart surgery on May 5th at the Mount Sinai
Medical Center, 4300 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, Fl, 33140.
. . . Ross Martindale Jr. is in rehab @ Kessler Institute
for Rehabilitation, 240 Central Ave, East Orange, NJ 07018 - He
will be there for two to three weeks.
. . Ellen Hamilton, 95, died on
5/6/00 . . . Ross Martindale Jr.
(not senior) is in the intensive care unit at Mountainside
Hospital, Glenridge, NJ and is expected to make a full recovery
from a severe diabetic reaction.
4/23/00 . . .
Born to Steve and Fiona (Shepherd) Davis, a girl Henley Marie
Davis, a sister for Avery Lynn(7/16/98). Henley weighed 8lbs
10 oz. Fiona is the daughter of Barrie and Mhairi Shepherd. The
Davises live in Virginia Beach and both are stationed at the Naval
4/22/00 . . . Bill Shuttleworth
fell and broke his foot about three weeks ago and is now recovering
at a Nursing home. He can be contacted at c/o Salerno Bay Manor,
4801 S.E. Cove Rd., Stewart, FL 34991.
. . . Eleanor Morse is recovering from a broken hip which
happened last Sunday. She has been at Maine Med and is now at
the New England Rehab Center, 335 Brighton Avenue, Portland, ME
04102. She will be there for at least a few weeks.
. . . Born to Heather and Joseph Hutchins, a girl, Hannah Rose
Hutchins. Hannah weighs 9 pounds and is 20 inches long. Danny
and Vickie Boxer are the grandparents and Leona Boxer is the great-grandmother.
Everyone is doing fine.
3/18/00 . . Congratulations
to Nancy Emery and Omer D. Lizotte who were married in
2/28/00 . . .Geneva
A. Dobson, 76, died in Pownal after a long illness.
. . . Congratulations to Gertrude A. Putnam and Robert B. Ross
who were married and will reside in Sarasota, Florida and Chebeague
2/16/00 . . .Born to Paul and Jennifer
Belesca, a boy, Ethan Merle Belesca,
at 12:56. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 20" long.
2/10/00 . . . Born to Melisa Erder and Kelly Wright
in Manhattan a son, Orson Ali Erder Wright, at 12:47 AM.
The baby weighted 7 pounds 14 ounces and is thriving.
. . .Ellen Hamilton is now a resident at Island Commons
as of January 31st and is settled in and enjoying all the loving
attention and great meals she is getting. Ellen's roomate for
this month is Gladys Bennett who is vacationing at Island
Commons while Roy and Suzanne are in South Carolina.
. . . Nunna Wood is seriously ill and not doing very well
and is at Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover NH 03755.
. . . Jeff Boxer had a quadruple bypass on January 5, is
doing well and recuperting at home.
2/6/00. . .
born to St. John M. Hall III and Judith K. Hall, a boy, Nathaniel Merrill-Anthony Hall Grandparents
are S. Merrill Hall of Cousins Island, Ester C. Knight of Chebeague,
and Adrian and Linda Angrim of Tampa, FL. Nate has two half-brothers,
John and Alexander Hall.
2/1/00 . . .William
Francis Swann, 85, died at his home in Yarmouth.
. . . Leah Webber, 92,
died at Brentwood Nursing Care Facility. A memorial service is
scheduled for Friday, February 4, 1PM on Chebeague.
. . Harry M. Ross Sr., 57 and Lawrence O. Rich Sr., 54 of South
Portland and Long Island died when the vessel Two Friends sank
off Boon Island Ledge. Contributions for the families may be sent
to Changeing Tide Foundation, RR 1 Box 98, Long Island, Maine
04050 in care of Sharon Marr.
1/21/00 . . .Oscar Mauritz Froding, 88, died at home
1/07/00 . . . Born to Rob and Mary
Phipps, a girl, Anna Marie Phipps,
at 7 AM. She weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce.
. . . Born to Frank and Rosalyn Weagle Glassock, a girl, Devan Faith Glassock. She weighed
8 lbs 8 oz. Shea has beautiful blue eyes like her big sister Jordan
12/31/99 . . . Born to Edward and Diana
Freeman Smith a girl, Elizabeth Paige Smith. She weighed
9 ounds, 9 ounces.
12/30/99 . . . Born
to Grace and Ehrhardt Groothoff, a son, Luke Alexander Groothof.
12/25/99 . . .Frederick
Lyons III, 56, of Long Wharf at Dimillo's died.
. . Vern Tobey (also known as Brother or Big Red), has been in
the hospital. He is now better and recuperating in a nursing home.
He would love to hear from everyone - his address is: Vern Tobey,
Village Manor Nursing Home, 25 Alpine Street, Hyde Park, MA 02136
11/26/99 . . . Born to Angela and Erik Weagle,
a boy, Ashton Forbes Weagle.
He was 5 pounds, 14 ounces. Both Angela and Ashton are home and
10/1/99 . . . Born to Rob and Joyce
Parker, a girl, Autumn Rae Parker.
She weighed 7.8 pounds and was 20" long.
. . .Eleanor Soule Johnson, 87, died
unexpectedly at home on Chebeague.
9/25/99 . .
.Gertrude "Jackie" Case Winters, 80, of Wiscasset,
died at her home. She is the mother of Wesley Winters.
. . Judith W. Caldwell, 80, died
at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
8/25/99 . .
. Born to Victoria Garcia and Peter Gurule' , a girl, Amaya
Kamalani Garcia Gurule'. She was born in SanDiego at 12:32
PM and weighed 7 pounds 15 oz and was 20 1/2" long. The first
grandchild for Nancy and David Hill! Elizabeth, KK, and Mandy's
8/6/99 . . . . Mary
Ross Newcomb, 76, died in Gorham.
. . .Diana M. Prescott, 83, died
at Brentwood Manor, Yarmouth.
7/10//99 . . . Best
wishes to Rebecca Grunko who was married to Alex Kern
at Friend's Meeting, Cambridge MA.
7/9/99 . . .
Born to Karen and Leland Hamilton, a girl, Trisha
Lee Hamilton. She was born at Me. Med at 4:38 AM, weighed
7 lbs 2 oz, and was 21" long.
7/2/99 . . .
Richard MacCormack, 76,
died on Chebeague.
6/25/99 . . . Congratulations
to Rebecca Elizabeth Rich and James Joseph Koppmann
who were married this day at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church
in Yarmouth, Maine.
5/24/99 . . . Born to Margo
and Bob Pancerella, a girl, Kassidy
Elizabeth Pancerella, at 9:10 pm. She weighed 6 pounds
12 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches long. She is the first grandchild
for Betsy Gaston and the first great-grandchild for Margaret &
5/3/99 . . .
Jamien Morehouse 48, died at home in Rockland, Maine.
4/11/99 . . . Barbara
Ross Graves, 83, died at home on Chebeague.
. . . Born to Brent and Teresa Bennett, a boy, Nicholas
"Nick" Bennett, who weighed 8lb. 9 0z.
. . . Jamien Morehouse's
family has dedicated a website for her in order that her friends
and acquaintenances can share their love and concerns. She is
the wife of Philip Conklin, Island Institute Director and she
is very ill with cancer.
3/14/99 . . .Stephen
Bennett Graves, 53, died unexpectedly at home on Chebeague.
I have included here a few pictures of Steve. I have added more
pictures and some poems!!
3/11/99 . . .Bertha
Korder Graves, 80, died in Topsham, Maine
. . . Alice Cleaves Blackwell,
3/7/99 . . . Elliot
Middleton, Jr, 73, died on Chebeague- I have included
information omitted by the Newspaper.
. . Ruth Goodrich, 76, died
in Yarmouth Nursing Home
2/24/99 . . .Frederick
M. Munroe, 63, died in Lewiston.
. . . Born to Sue and Patrick Williams, a girl, Lauren
JoAnne Williams. She was born at 4:54 pm, weighed 7 lbs
2 oz, and was 20 1/2" long.
2/20/99 . . .
13 people jumped into the water at Bennetts Cove, Chebeague for
the first annual Polar
2/18/99 . . . John
Donnelly, 84, died in West Hartford, Connecticut
. . . Charles and Bertha Graves moved into the Highlands in Topsham,
Maine early in the winter. Bertha has not been well and has been
moved into the Highlands special care Home. Cards messages could
be sent to her at 26 Elm Street Topsham, Maine 04086.
. . . Ross Martindale has just gone into Brighton Medical, room
213, tel. 879-8629 for 10 days of rehab.
. . . Ross
Martindale is recovering comfortably at Maine Medical
Center from hip replacement surgery. He will be going to Brighton
Medical shortly for rehab.
2/1/99 . . . William Robinson is back home and
doing great!! They don't have an email address anymore but I can
certainly give them messages. They want to thank everyone for
the well wishes and support.
1/28/99 . . . William
Robinson, son of Alnah and Gene has been in the hospital since
last Monday and is recovering from a respiratory problem. An Email
address has been established at Maine Medical Center and he would
love to hear from all his friends. His address is firstname.lastname@example.org
1/28/99 . . . Beatrice
A. Horr, 87, died on Long Island
. . . Dorothea Lunt is recovering from a fall and broken hip at
home New Hampshire.
1/24/99 . . . Andy Grannell
had knee surgery on the 20th and is doing well.
. . . Elizabeth 'Betty' 'Libby' C. Rush,
91, died unexpectedly at her home in Cumberland.
1/04/99. . . Elisabeth Weiss,
83, died unexpectedly at her home on Chebeague. Memorial Service
will be Saturday, June 26th at 1 o'clock at the church on the
1/03/99 . . .born to Andy and Jennifer Mansfield
Phillips, a boy, Jacob Davenport Phillips. He weighed 6
pounds, 6 ounces and was 20" long.
12/30/98 . . . Born to Taylor and Darby Ricketts a daughter,
Sela Raines Arden Ricketts. She was born at 2:40 pm and
weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces.
12/26/98 . . . Madeline
Brewer, 86, died at home on Chebeague.
. . . Born to Heather Hurford and Raphael Mijares a son , Raphael Mijares, at
3:17 pm Christmas Eve. Raphael is the great grandson of Elizabeth
12/12/98 . . . John
G. Gibson, 69, died in Portland.
. . . Born to Chris and Lori, Stephen
Christoper York Rich, 6 pounds 5 ounces , born at about
12/1/98 . . . . Harper Brown, died in Illinois following
11/29/98 . . . Born to Mayo and Molly Shattuck
a son, Spencer Shattuck.
11/24/98 . . .
Gordon Turner Trower, 82, of
Chebeague Island and Montreal died Tuesday at The Highlands in
11/22/98 . . . Born to Chad and Krista,
Andrew Tyler Davis, 7 pounds
13 ounces and 19 1/2 inches long in Enola, Pennsylvania. Grandson
of Carol Lynn Davis.
11/5/98 . . . . David
Lawrence Bowman, age 81, died at a Freeport Nursing Home.
10/29/98 . . . William
Edward Lunt Jr. died at the New London, New Hampshire
10/17/98 . . . Rev.
Nellie Rose Lane age 95, died at Seaside Nursing and Retirement
Home in Portland.
10/13/98 . . . Bob
Ensign died peacefully at his new home on Chebeague, surrounded
by his wife Ginna and step daughters. A memorial service is planned
for Saturday, October 24 at 3:30.
10/11/98 . .
. . Born to Stephanie and Dean, Madeline Margaret Coffin,
at 4:10 in the morning, she weighed 10 pound, and a full head
of hair too.
10/11/98 . . . . . .Victor
Bowen, 93 died
9/30/98 . . . Viktoria Glenn
Johnson became a United States Citizen.
. . . Born to Fiona (Shepherd) and Steve Davis, Avery
Lynn Davis at Portsmouth (VA) Naval Hospital she weighed
7lbs 5 oz. Steve is still on duty in Iceland but both he and Fiona
begin work at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital at the beginning of
7/10/98 . . . Born to Brenda (Johnson)
and Dave Klenda, Luke Sherman Klenda.
He weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces.
5/31/98 . . . Gordon
5/27/98 . . . Dr. Loewenstein,
age 108 died in Clearwater
5/25/1998 . . . Born
to Tim and Jane LeSiege, a boy, Zachary
Earl LeSiege He was born at 2:21 AM. He weighed in at 7 lbs
1 oz, and was 20 inches long. He joins Tatyana (blonde hair, six
years old(1/15/92)) and Erica (brunette, three years old (8/18/94).
5/23/98 . . . Born to Julie and Edmund Doughty,
a boy, Dylan
Earle Doughty. He was born at 11:10 pm and weighed 8 pounds.
Dylan joins his 8 year old brother Josh.
. . . Born to Grace and Ehrhardt Groothoff, a boy, Jonathan
Daniel Groothoff Sat. morning 4:57am.
. . . Edward W. MacCormack, 77,
of Rye, New Hampshire died.
5/15/98 . . .Matthew
E. Cobb, 14, of Windham died unexpectedly.
4/23/98. . . Born to Cliff and Jane Habig, a boy,
Collin Howell Habig. He weighed
5 1/2 pounds.
3/25/98 . . . Born to George and
Carolyn Belesca Edward, a boy, Owen Scott Edward. He weighed
6 pounds 15 oz in New Hampshire.
3/24/98 . . .
Mary Raymond, 87, died in
Durham, North Carolina
3/16/98 . . . Grace Trappan,
age 92, died in Portland
3/10/98 . . . David
J. Corson, 58, died in Yarmouth
3/7/98 . .
. Clyde Wellington Colbeth Jr., 80,
died in Silver Springs, Md.
2/23/98 . . .Born to
Paige & Rikka Boisvert a boy, Noah Armand Boisvert
2/9/98 . . . Harriet
W. Hutchison, 78, died at home on Chebeague.
. . . Born to Caroline and Joe Partlow, Carmelita
Fernades Partlow, at 1:29 pm, she weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces.
2/98 . . . . .Lillian Hutchinson Keenan
1/30/98 . . . Madeline Brewer
had a serious stroke and is at Brentwood Manor, Yarmouth, ME 04096.
1/31/98 . . . Bobby Riddle is out of the hospital
and doing well. He is recovering at his mother in-laws Berle O'Neil
in South Portland.
1/22/98 . . . Dorothy Walker,
94, died. She and her brother Warren have summered for over 85
years. Warren can be contacted at 23343 Bluewater Circle, Apt
B 203, Boca Raton, FL 33433.
1/11/98 . . . Bobby
Riddle has received a liver transplant today and is doing
well. He is at New England Medical Center, Room 7035 North, 7050
Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111.
1/9/98 . .
. Kate von Moschzisker Disston,
84, died in Falmouth.
1/8/98 . . . Born to
Debbie and Jason Currier, Catherine Annalyn Currier, she
weighed 8 lbs 15 oz.
1/4/98 . . . Alice Estelle Desmond
Schmieder, 95 died in Rhode Island.
. . . Nancy Cooke Tucker, 73,
12/15/97 . . . Bobby Riddle is in serious
condition at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston. The doctors
are doing tests and are still in hopes of a transplant. An account
has been set up at Peoples Heritage Bank for his Medical needs.
Donations may be sent to: Bobby Riddle Fund, c/o Jean Libby, Peoples
Bank, 200 U.S. Route # 1 Falmouth, Maine 04105 .
. . . Joseph C. "Bud" O'Neil
Jr., 78, died Sunday at his home after a long illness.
12/7/97 . . . .Bernard
W. Doughty, 95, died Sunday at Brentwood in Yarmouth.
. . . Born to Neil and Vickie Taliento, Michelena
Lynn Taliento at 7:11 a.m. She weighed 8 pound 12 ounces.
11/30/97 . . . Marian
Sigler Wessell, died in Naples, Florida. "Remembering
Marian" by Nils Wessell. Nils' new email address: Nywessell@aol.com
. . . Mabel D. Campbell, 74 died
at home after a lengthy illness.
11/14/97 . . .
Edward Harris is recovering from a stroke which has paralyzed
his right side. He can receive mail 8105 River Crescent Drive,
Annapolis, MD 21401.
11/11/97 . . . Born to Michael
and Chris Freeman Feinberg, David Philip Feinberg at 8:24
p.m. He weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21" long.
. . . Born to Gail and Andy Todd, Addie
Frances Todd. She weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces.
. . .Born to Scott and Laurie McCollum Shoshanna
Rose McCollom at 11:26 p.m. (after a wonderful ride in the
Chebeague Island Rescue!) she weighed 8 pounds 11oz (we figure
11 is her lucky number).
10/6/97 . . . Born to
Virginia and Tom Calder, Timothy Calder
at 3:00 am. He weighed 10 pounds 8.5 ounces. Tom and Virginia
would like to thank everyone for the gifts and thoughts that have
come their way to express the joy and welcome of Tim to their
10/5/97 . . . William
Grant Robinson came home , he weighs nearly 8 pounds.
. . . .Francis Marion 'Put' Putnam
age 90 died after a brief illness. Put wrote: The
Joys of a Summer Vacation in Maine
. . . . David C. Perkins age 87 died
9/15/97 . . . . Helen
L. Slowik age 41 died after a brief illness
. . . . Adopted by Beverly and Stephen Johnson, Viktoria
Glenn, 12 years old from Slavyansk n/Kuban.
. . . Born to Brian Phipps and Sarah Thomson, Lucas
(Luc) Richard. He weighed 7 pounds 15 oz.
. . . . Janet Sue Kuntz age 59 died
8/5/97 . . .Born to Gene and Alnah, William
Grant at 3:10 am. He weighed 2 pounds 9 oz. William remained
at Maine Medical until 10/5/97.
8/4/97 . . . Denis
Soule Johnson and Darya Ross Johnson became United States Citizens.
7/24/97 . . . . Edith
Jackson F. McCullom-MacLellan age 88, died
. . . Lloyd B. Tanguay age 85 died
6/30/97 . . . Lewis Kendell died in Portland
. . . Brooke Putnam Olsen age 21 died
from injuries sustained in a car accident
. . . Born to Eliza Jane Adams, twins, Oliver
Bradford and Timothy Edward at 4:30 and 5 pm. They weighed
5 pounds and 5.2 pounds.
6/9/97 . . . Gerald
Thompson Littlefield, age 79 died on Chebeague
. . . David A. Buxbaum age 83 died
5/97 . . . Joanne LaGanke died
. . . Lida Hamilton Small age 92, died
4/21/97. . . .Bud Robinson
age 69, died in Portland
4/17/97. . . . Francis
Otey age 97, died in Florida
4/11/97 . . . . Lewis
Kendell is at Park Danforth facility and Bea Kendell is recuperating
at his daughters house
4/7/97 . . . . . P. J. Hale age 76,
died in Portland
4/2/97 . . . . .Phyllis Beal Johnson,
age 78 died after being hit by a car in Florida.
3/28/97 .. . . . Dick MacCormack is in Maine
Medical Center intensive care unit after having an aneurysm
3/18/97 . . . . John Warren Holt,
age 77 died in Portland.
3/18/97 . . . . Bea Kendall is in Maine Medical Center with
a broken hip she got when she fell visiting Lewis.
3/12/97 . . . . Lewis Kendall is in the intensive care unit
at Maine Medical Center
2/25/97 . . . . Dr.
Peter Picard Rodman,
87 died in
. . . Victoria Smith has a broken ankle she received after slipping
on the ice and will be operated on at Maine Medical .
. . . Doris A. Nida,
87 died in Portland.
. . . Raymond Hamilton and Madeline Brewer are both home and doing
2/14/97 . . .
Raymond Hamilton is at Mercy Hospital. Madeline Brewer is at Maine
Medical and working in rehab after a small stroke and is hoping
to be home next week. Leah Webber is now at Brentwood where Lida
Small, Bernard Doughty and Joanne Perkins are. Phil Hale (from
Peaks but use to live on Chebeague) is at the Barron Center.
Sause died at the Viking in Cape Elizabeth after many years of
Alsheimers. She is the mother of Joan Phipps.
. . . Weston Ross died in Malden, Mass. Weston was 90 years old
and will be buried this summer on Chebeague.
. . . Joseph Dyer
1/26/97 . . . Richard
died in an automobile accident,
he was 55 and it is believed he had had a seizure before he left
the road and hit a tree.
. . . Joe Dyer and Bernard Doughty are both at Brentwood Manor.
1/10/97 . . . Bernard
Doughty just went over on the rescue to the hospital, he is 94.
1/7/97 . . . Doris
came home from the hospital
today and is doing well!
. . . Robert White
been home for a few weeks now and is recovering wonderfuly after
bypass surgery. GREAT NEWS!
96 . . .Born to the children of Carolyn and Albert Marsh , Thomas
P. O'Connor and James R. Marsh. All are healthy and surviving
their first New England winter. They will make their first visit
to the Island sometime this summer.
. . . Dr. Anne Janet Clark Rodman died
in Chestertown, Md.
12/25/96 . . . Born
to Terry and Cricket Dyer Ullom in Texas a boy, Mitchel, 9lbs
3oz - CONGRATULATIONS!
Doris Allen is at Mercy
Hospital where she has been for about a week.
Lida Small and Joanne Perkins are
at Brentwood Manor in Yarmouth
James Morahan died, husband of Norma Sanderson Morahan, summer
resident of Fenderson Road
Iris Gwillim died in Florida
Beatrice Grover Bowen
died in Falmouth
12/6/96... Kittie Mayer
12/1/96 . . . Born to George and Carolyn Belesca
Edwards in Windham, NH a girl Isabel Clare, 7lbs 12 oz. CONGRATULATIONS!
Laura Froding died on Chebeague
10/16/96... Verna Hamilton Jones
(nee Verna Gertrude Hamilton), born Chebeague Island December
19th 1903, died in Yarmouth, Maine
Denis Soule and Dasha Ross
by Beverly and Stephen Johnson
by Darren and Cheryl Hillicoss