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Georgiana M. Rice, 1928-2017

Georgiana was born on August 9, 1928 and passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Georgiana was a resident of Maine at the time of passing.

She was born August 9, 1928 in New Gloucester, Maine, the daughter of George Rand and Aida (Gould) Rand, and attended New Gloucester area schools. Keep reading

Peter B. Sawyer, 79

Peter B. Sawyer, of Gray, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 14, 2017, at home, at the age of 79. He was born in Portland on Oct. 3, 1938, to the late Elbert C. Sawyer and Hazel J. Pankhurst Sawyer.Keep reading

Edwin Eugene Libby, 81

Edwin passed away on Aug. 11, 2017 peacefully with his family by his side.
Edwin was born on Jan. 26, 1936 to Cecil E. & Francis (Harrington) Libby on Gloucester Hill Rd. He graduated from New Gloucester High School in 1954.
On June 20, 1958, Edwin married Jean E Carll, whom he was married to for 59 years. Together they raised their two boys Donald and Steven in Edwin’s childhood home. In 1987, Edwin and Jean built their new home just 500 feet closer to the top of the hill. Keep reading

Sally Shaw, 55

Sally Ann Shaw passed way unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born Oct. 2 1961 to Charles E. Shaw and Rena C. Shaw, at Maine Medical Center, Portland.

She is survived by her four siblings, three children, and seven grandchildren.
Most of Sally’s life was lived in Southern Maine, where her compassion for others lead her to a range of professional fields, from The Department of Motor Vehicles, Owner/Operator of a Driving Education School, Hospice care, a Caretaker, and most recently as a CNA. Sally held her family and friends as her driving force and meaning in life, all while surrounded by her rescued or adopted dogs and animals. She will be missed by many, but her memory will survive in the lives she touched. Sally was a free spirit, a “sassybucket” and a passionate mother, grandmother, and sister.
A public burial will be held Aug. 12, 2017, 10 a.m. at 155 Bald Hill Rd., New Gloucester, followed by a celebration of life.

In lieu of flowers there is a donation to help the family cover the costs of her loss.

Janet B. Foley, 1945-2017

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June 05, 1945 – Aug 02, 2017
Janet B. Foley, 72, of North Port, Florida, formerly of New Gloucester, Maine, died on Aug 02, 2017. Funeral arrangements by: Englewood Community Funeral Home With Private Crematory.

Willow Ann Schwarz, 61

Willow Ann Schwarz died at Maine Medical Center, on July 19, 2017, from complications of flu and pneumonia.

Willow was born in Portland, on Jan. 19, 1956, to John M. Schwarz and Jean E. (Ackerman) Schwarz. She was raised in South Freeport and later moved to New Gloucester, Pownal, and then Woolwich. Keep reading

Forest W. Littlefield, 95

Forest W. Littlefield died peacefully at his home in New Gloucester, July 10, 2017, with his loving wife and son Randy by his side, as he wished. Keep reading

Robert Stuart, was GNG High School teacher

Robert Stewart passed away, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, on May 20, 2017. He was born in Portland.
Robert was a graduate of Portland High School, Portland Junior College, and Gorham State Teachers College, where he was third in his class. He also attended Montclair State College on a National Science Foundation grant.
Robert taught for 34 years, two in Yarmouth and 32 in Gray-New Gloucester. He was recognized in “Who’s Who in Teachers” in 1992. – See more at: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=robert-stewart&pid=185639301&fhid=18577#sthash.wC8CyEkY.dpuf

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: http://obituaries.pressherald.com/obituaries/mainetoday-pressherald/obituary.aspx?n=charlotte-e-hammond-aldrich&pid=185207078&eid=sp_ommatch&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.f0IszuE3.dpuf