Jean M. Villeneuve, 57, of Berlin, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. She was born in Milford, Mass. on Dec. 11, 1956 the daughter of the late Raymond and Eleanor (Byron) L'Heureux and was educated in Woonsocket, R.I.
She graduated from Mount St. Charles High School and came to Berlin 36 years ago. Jean had been employed by Androscoggin Valley Hospital and most recently for the Mount Madison Motel. She enjoyed horseback riding and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 04:25
Alexander Harry Duthie, 80, of Fryeburg, Maine, formerly of Shelburne, Vt., died on July 20, 2014, ending a journey that showed his remarkable strength, perseverance, and unwavering character while battling diabetes and Parkinson's disease.
Al was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, on Nov. 12, 1933, son of the late Harry Alexander and Delina (LeBlanc) Duthie.
Al was raised and attended schools in Madawaska, Maine. He had fond memories of playing ice hockey and basketball, while he was growing up. He earned a bachelor's degree in dairy technology from the University of Maine, in Orono, and then served in the United States Army from 1956 – 1958. Al was naturalized as a U.S. citizen on Jan. 8, 1958. After the army, he earned a master's degree in dairy manufacturing and technology from the University of Connecticut, and a doctorate in dairy science and biochemistry from Pennsylvania State University. Al met his wife, Beverly, while they were both students at the University of Maine, and they married on March 4, 1957. Their commitment to each other was inspiring, and a wonderful example of the vows a couple exchange at their marriage.
Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 03:43
Arthur Chisholm, 59, of Bartlett, passed away Sunday morning, July 20, 2014, at his home after a very courageous battle with colon cancer. He was the beloved husband and best friend for 43 years to Linda Chisholm.
Arthur was born in Lynn, Mass. on Oct. 26, 1954. He grew up in Lynn and summers were spent in Effingham Falls. He graduate from Lynn Classical High School- Class of 1972.
Freedom Old Home Week 1966 was where Arthur and Linda first met and five years later were married.
He was the son of the late Arthur and Ruth Chisholm, of Lynn, and Effingham Falls. His family was his first love.
He is survived by and missed tremendously already by his three children: Sherri Lindberg, of Freedom, and his beloved son-in–law, Thomas Lindberg, Artie Chisholm and his wife Courtney (who helped us so much in our cancer research), of Townsend, Mass., and Josh Chisholm, of Boston; his cherished grandchildren (who could turn him into a marshmallow), he was Grandpa /Grumpa to Niklas Lindberg and Brittney Bossidy and Pop Pop to Lilly and Emmerson Chisholm.; his three older sisters (was he spoiled?) Carolyn Collins and Janet Chisholm, of Lynn, and Susan Cannady, of Orange, Calif.; his precious nieces and nephews, Laurie Keri, Danny and Brian will miss his never-ending guidance.
Last Updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 03:31
There will be a graveside service for Marion L. Russell Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Conway Village Cemetery off Washington Street in Conway. A celebration of life reception will follow at the Conway Congregational Church (the Brown Church). Please bring a fond memory or story to share with others. You may bring a dish or desert to share if you so wish.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:15
Jose "Joe" Benjamin, 49, of Bartlett, passed away July 5, 2014.
Joe was born Dec 5, 1964 in Waltham, Mass. Joe attended Waltham high school, he played on both the football and wrestling teams.
Joe became a resident of Mount Washington Valley 10 years ago. He worked as a cook at many local restaurants such as the Yankee Smoke House, Chequers Villa, Sammy's Bar, Up Country and Cranmore to name but a few. He also recently worked at the local Walmart. Joe loved sports, especially football and hockey.
Last Updated on Thursday, 24 July 2014 04:20