Category Archives: Obituaries

Patricia Kiley, 81

|Obituary in Sun Journal|
Patricia Kiley, 81, passed away peacefully on Oct. 14, 2019, following a long illness. She was born in Monmouth on Jan. 11, 1938 to Marilyn and Robert Anderson. Pat graduated from Edward Little High School in 1957. She married the love of her life, Bill Kiley, on Sept. 19, 1959, enjoying 60 wonderful years together. Continue reading

Kenneth Allen White

| Obituary in the Press Herald |

NEW GLOUCESTER – With great sorrow, the family of Kenneth Allen White announces his peaceful passing, at his home, surrounded by loved ones on Sept. 30, 2019. Ken was a lover of auto racing, home improvement projects, antique car shows, old westerns, murder mysteries, family gatherings, and collecting baseball caps. Keep reading

George Lewis Carman, 53

| Obituary in the Sun Journal |

NEW GLOUCESTER – George Lewis Carman, 53, died of a longterm illness on Sept. 10, 2019, in Auburn, Maine. He was born on March 21, 1966, in Portland, Maine, to Paul and Shirley Goodale Carman. Despite restrictions caused by his illness and against doctor’s orders, George was a firefighter for 27 years. He was a member of Yarmouth Fire/Rescue from 1992-1995. He was a safety officer and now, Lifetime Member of New Gloucester Fire/Rescue 1994-eternity.

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James Winston Sawyer

| Obituary in the Sun Journal |

LEWISTON – James “Jim” Sawyer passed away on Sept. 10, 2019 at St. Mary’s D’Youville Pavilion, Lewiston, with family members at his side. Jim was born on Feb. 6, 1931 in Auburn and went to school at Edward Little and Hebron Academy.

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Paul “Pat” D’Amboise, 89

Obituary in Sun Journal

Paul “Pat” D’Amboise, 89, passed away on Sunday Sept. 1, 2019. Born in Montreal, Canada on Dec. 25, 1929, he was the son of Andrew and Georgette D’Amboise. He grew up in New York City, where he met his wife, Catherine McGelligott of Ireland. Keep reading

John Ronald Whittier, 37

Obituary in Portland Press Herald

John Ronald Whittier, 37, died unexpectedly of a longterm heart condition on Aug. 30, 2019, in Phippsburg, Maine. He was born on Nov. 13, 1981, in Lewiston, Maine, to Ronald and Marlene McKay Whittier. Keep reading

Willard H. Waterman, 90

Obituary in Portland Press Herald

Willard H. Waterman, 90, of New Gloucester, Maine, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

He was born in New Gloucester, Maine, on Oct. 1, 1928, the son of Herbert and Thirza Waterman. Keep reading

Walter W. Burrows, 54

Obituary, Portland Press Herald

Walter W. Burrows, 54, of New Gloucester passed away peacefully after a short illness with family and friends by his side on June 16, 2019. Keep reading

David Moran, owner of Sorella’s Bakehouse and an ‘unsung hero’ of Portland’s food scene

| By Melanie Creamer — Portland Press Herald |

David Moran, longtime owner of Sorella’s Bakehouse in Portland’s East Bayside neighborhood, died Aug. 1 after a brief fight with cancer. He was 63.

Moran opened Sorella’s in 2002 and made bread for several well-known Portland  restaurants and businesses, including Duckfat, Bruno’s Restaurant and Tavern, Maria’s Restaurant, Micucci Grocery and Leavitt & Sons.

Pete Leavitt, owner of Leavitt & Sons, said Moran was at the heart of the food and hospitality business in Portland. He called Moran an “unsung hero” of the city’s food scene. Keep reading.

David Anthony Moran, 63

Obituary in the Portland Press Herald

David Anthony Moran, 63, passed away Aug. 1, 2019, from cancer with his family by his side. He was born on March 19, 1956, in Portland, Maine, to Davielee and Marie (Richio) Moran. Keep reading