Category Archives: Obituaries

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 http://www.sunjournal.com/news/obituaries/2017/02/27/lloyd-r-morrison/2084699

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: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=carl-arthur-pierce&pid=184182454&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.hZVDwerp.dpuf

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: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=susan-j-vieira-bracci&pid=184182456&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.tvnAI3jN.dpuf

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: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=robert-dunham-bobby&pid=184163050&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.x1j2qsfL.dpuf

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: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=gavin-westley-goad&pid=183677858&fhid=15589&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.xha42R9G.dpuf

Dennis Scott Brackley, 65

Dennis Scott Brackley 1951 – 2017
How does one begin to describe Dennis Brackley?
Papa, Daddyo, Ole Hoss, Big Brother Denny, Homa, Catfish, Uncle Jesse, Coach and Santa are just a few of the names he answered to.
Born Feb. 5, 1951 in Farmington, Dennis was one of five children born to Ruby (Pillsbury) Brackley Faunce and the late Glenn Foster Brackley. – See more at: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=dennis-scott-brackley&pid=183677859&fhid=15589&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.USESkZOn.dpuf

Benjamin W. Bean, 32

New Gloucester-Benjamin W. Bean died unexpectedly on November 19, 2016 surrounded by his family.

Born in Lewiston, Maine May 29, 1984. Raised and attended schools in Gray and New Gloucester. Ben loved to go on nature walks, hunting, and fishing with his father and his brother.

He is survived by his Parents; Charles Sr. and Colleen Wilson Bean. His daughters; Alexis, Mercedes, Ayerbella.  His brother; Charlie Jr. Sister; Barbara Needham. Grandparents; Woody and Alice Bean. Several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

A memorial visitation will be held Monday 4 to 6p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, Gray.

Forrest H. Waterhouse, 96

Forrest H. Waterhouse, 96, died Monday, Nov. 21, in the same house he was born in Oct. 23, 1920. Keep reading

Keith Hill Larson, 58

Keith Hill Larson, The Library Guy, Rock Boy who loved his Log Dog, Joyful Dancer, Peace Activist, and Gardener Extraordinaire, ascended up to heaven on his personal sit n’ spin hovercraft on Thursday, July 14, 2016 taking off one final time from his home in New Gloucester. – See more at: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=keith-hill-larson&pid=180700540&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.9YfpJxuz.dpuf