Category Archives: Obituaries

Joyce I. Hodgman, 81

New Gloucester – Joyce I. Hodgman 81, of 1108 Lewiston Rd. New Gloucester died Wednesday May 17th 2017 at C. M. M. C. with her family by her side. A lifelong resident and icon of New Gloucester she was born March 19, 1936 a daughter of the late Foye and Ada Morrison Wescott. She graduated from Mechanic Falls High School . Her family own and operate Hodgman’s Frozen Custard in New Gloucester and was an active member of the New Gloucester Congregational Church, Fireside Club, Amvets, Senior Citizens of Cumberland County and was a volunteer at the Androscoggin Hospice House. Keep reading

Charlotte E. (Aldrich) Hammond, 95

Charlotte E. (Aldrich) Hammond, a longtime resident of New Gloucester, passed away in her sleep on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Ledgewood Manor in Windham, one day after her 95th birthday. – See more at:

Edward Christopher Lowe, 1930-2017

Edward Christopher Lowe, 86, died April 12, 2017 in Auburn.
Born in New Gloucester Sept. 27, 1930, the son of Edward C. Sr. and Elsie Gay Lowe and graduated New Gloucester High School. – See more at:

Michael David Stevenson, 52

Michael David Stevenson, 52, passed away unexpectedly April 1, 2017.

Born in Portland, on Dec. 6, 1964, he was the son of the late Vernon Arthur Stevenson Sr., and Claudia A. Morin and her partner Walter Starkey.

Mike graduated from Falmouth High School in 1984, where he ran track. Mike was a hard worker, working for Tri-State Insulation as a lead foreman for 14 years. – See more in Portland Press Herald.  

Eric C. Ray, 1949-2017

BURLINGTON, Mass. — Eric Charles Ray, also known as E. Ray to his friends, was a lifelong resident of New Gloucester. Eric passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14. Born July 1, 1949, to Ruth and Delbert Ray, Eric was one of 10 children. Eric was known in his youth to be a hell-raiser, but a hard worker. Keep reading

Lloyd R. Morrison, 87

Lloyd R. Morrison, 87, passed away on Saturday, February 25 with his family at his side after an 11-year  bout with cancer. Keep reading at

Carl Arthur Pierce, 87

Carl Arthur Pierce, 87, passed away at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn on Feb. 10, 2017, after a long period of declining health. – See more at:

Susan J. (Bracci) Vieira, 73

Susan J. (Bracci) Vieira, beloved wife and devoted mother, 73, of New Gloucester, and formerly of Bradford, Massachusetts, peacefully passed away on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. – See more at:

Robert “Bobby” Dunham, 55

Robert “Bobby” Dunham, 55, of New Gloucester, went to be with his Heavenly Father on the evening of Feb. 13, 2017, surrounded by his family. – See more at:

Gavin Westley Goad, 4

Gavin Westley Goad, 4, born Nov. 1, 2012.
Gavin gained his wings on Jan. 14, 2017, from injuries sustained in a serious car accident. – See more at: