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    January 22, 2010

    Leroy Howard Parker Sr.

    Leroy Howard Parker Sr. died unexpectedly Jan. 18, 2010, at his home in Waldoboro. He was born Dec. 1, 1965, in Rockland, a son of Howard and Sarah Parker. Leroy grew up in Waldoboro and attended local schools. He owned and operated Riverside Builders in Waldoboro. He worked at Bath Iron Works for seven years, many of which he was a lead man. He also enjoyed lobstering with his father-in-law, Keith Simmons. ...

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    January 21, 2010

    Anita Bickford Young

    Anita Bickford Young, 94, beloved wife of Raymond Young, died in the arms of her daughter on Jan. 17, 2010, at Penobscot Bay Medical Center. Born in Sabattus on Jan. 9, 1916, Anita was the third daughter of George and Mabel Dunton Bickford. She grew up in Auburn and attended Edward Little High School. In her teen years, she won two beauty contests, Miss Edward Little High School and Miss Old Orchard. After ...

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    January 21, 2010

    Molly Kate Fitch

    Molly Kate Fitch, 41, of Camden died unexpectedly Jan. 17, 2010, at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport. Born in Norwich, Conn., on Aug. 12, 1968, she was the daughter of Donald P. and Louanne (Thomas) Fitch. Molly grew up in Jamestown, R.I., and was a graduate of North Kingston High School where she was voted by her peers as "Best Friend," which has proven true to all who knew her. She received her bachelor ...

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    January 20, 2010

    Maurice E. Woodard

    Maurice E. Woodard, 98, a resident most recently of Jefferson, died Jan. 17, 2010, at the Country Manor after a long illness. Maurice was born Dec. 13, 1911, in Hallowell. He was orphaned and raised in foster homes; the last foster home was with Fannie and Lon Heartt of Winthrop. Maurice worked as a mechanic for most of his life in Maine and Florida. Maurice lived the last few years of his life at the Country ...

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    January 19, 2010

    Irving H. ‘Sonny’ Sawyer

    Irving H. 'Sonny' Sawyer, 76, of Merrimack, N.H., passed away Jan. 7, 2010 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H., surrounded by his loving family. Born in Camden, Maine, June 13, 1933, Sonny was the son of the late Louis and Adelaide (Raynes) Sawyer. He graduated from Camden High School in 1953. He worked for Boynton Chevrolet in Camden and owned and operated his own auto body business before ...

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    January 19, 2010

    Fred M. Richards Jr.

    Fred M. Richards Jr., 21, of Denmark, Maine, died unexpectedly Jan. 8, 2010, in North Conway, N.H. He was born in Rockport on June 20, 1988, a son of Fred Richards Sr. and Tina (Morang) Richards Hansen. During high school he was an active member of the ROTC, attended Fryeburg Academy and graduated from Cony High School in 2008. He was a member of Albion Lodge 149 IOOF. He enjoyed all sports but liked basketball ...

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    January 19, 2010

    Joshua Greiner

    Joshua Matthew Greiner, 19, died unexpectedly Jan. 17, 2010, in Rockland. Born in Rockport on Oct. 29, 1990, he was the son of Eric R. and MaryAnn Polky Greiner. Growing up on the Polky Farm, he was homeschooled and learned many practical life lessons from his parents and grandparents. Josh had a very close relationship with his grandfather, Robert J. Polky. As part of his continuing education, Josh completed ...

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    January 19, 2010

    Charles Barrett

    Charles A. "Chick" Barrett, 66, died unexpectedly Jan. 12, 2010, at Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport. Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, on Oct. 24, 1943, he was the son of Granville A. and Josephine Alyward Barrett. He was raised and attended schools in Pembroke. He furthered his education in Bangor, attending meat cutting school there. He worked for a time as a meat cutter in Fairfield ...

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    January 18, 2010

    Lena R. Page

    Lena Rose Page, 94, a resident of Tewksbury, Mass., for 42 years, died Jan. 15, 2010, at the Homestead in Owls Head, following a long period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of Sumner Everett Page, who died March 28, 1990. She was born in Gorham, N.H., on Aug. 20, 1915, a daughter of the late Joseph Toppi and Conchetta (Dalfonso) Toppi. She raised her family in Somerville and Tewksbury. She ...

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    January 18, 2010

    Cecil E. Prior

    Cecil E. Prior, 94, of Loud's Island died Jan. 14, 2010, at the Edgecomb Green. Cecil was born Dec. 4, 1915, in Round Pond, the youngest child of Thomas and Lettie Hoffses Prior. He graduated from Lincoln Academy, Class of 1934. After graduation he went lobstering. In 1937 he took over the "mail run," which meant he rowed to and from the mainland each day to retrieve the mail for the island post office. He ...

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