Andrew Abbott, 1828-1907 (Obituary from the Rumford falls Times, February 22, 1907)
†† Andrew Abbott [listed in the 1900 US Census as Simon A. Abbott] died Friday P.M. at 7 o’clock [Feb. 15, 1907]. Mr. Abbott had ill turns for some time and was taken ill a few days before he had paralysis after which he lived a very short time.†††††††††††
†† The funeral
services for Andrew Abbott were held in the Congregational Church on Monday
last at 10:30 o’clock attended by the Rev. Mr. Fisher of
†† Mr. Abbott has lived in town all his life. He spent his married life on the farm where he died. Mr. Abbott was an honest, upright man. He will be missed in the community and the neighborhood where he has lived for so many years.
Cecil G. Abbott, 1913 - 2001 (Obituary from
He was a resident of
He was born in
He graduated from
Mr. Abbott served with the US Army as a private during W.W.II with Company B, 404th Engineer Combat Battalion from June 4, 1942 to July 29, 1945 including overseas in the European African Middle Eastern Theater.
Mr. Abbott was self employed and owned and operated Abbott's Logging Co. for many years until retirement when he sold the business to Richard Pelletier.
He was a 50-year member of the Oxford Bear Lodge # 54. K.
of P. in
He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and gardening and going to the local suppers and meeting the coffee club at Addie's and Mills' Store in the mornings.
He was married in
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Bilodeau and her husband,
George of Buckfield: a son, Albert Abbott of Buckfield: five grandchildren,
Larry and Beth Bilodeau of Buckfield; Melanie, Andrea Coleman and Nathan
He was predeceased by a daughter, Phyllis Jean Davison and a sister, Elizabeth Blake.
Fred N. Abbott, 1854-1926 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, October 10, 23, 1926)
†† Word was received
friends of the death of Fred N. Abbott on Monday Oct. 11  in
†† He was born in
†† He is survived by
his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Bertha McAllister of
Henry Abbott, 1865-1906 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, December 22, 1906)
†† The funeral services
of Henry Abbott were held Thursday, December 14  at 10 A.M. at the
Congregational Church attended by Rev. Mr. Fisher of
†† Henry Abbott was the oldest son of Andrew Abbott and Clara Helen Thomas. He was born and always lived on the home farm with his father and younger brother. He was an industrious, hard-working young man of steady habits. He had been in poor health for the past year.
†† Some weeks ago he
†† The death of Mrs.
Marietta Abbott, aged 88, widow of Sydney F. Abbott, occurred Wednesday morning
[November 2, 1932] at her home in
Marion (Waterhouse) Abbott, 1924 - 1997 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
She was born in
She was employed over 18 years at Andover Wood Products.
She married Cecil Abbott in
She is survived by her husband of Andover; a daughter, Mrs. George (Mary) Bilodeau; a son, Albert; two grandchildren, Larry and Beth Bilodeau, all of Buckfield; two sisters, Mrs. Jimmy (Helen) Miller of Portsmouth, NH, and Mrs. Jean Monzo of Bethel; four brothers, Howard of San Diego, Calif., Richard of Mexico, Lawrence and Norris Waterhouse of Bethel. She was predeceased by a brother, Rodney; two sisters, Madeline and Betty.
Sidney Farnum Abbott, 1849-1932 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, November 3, 1932)
Sidney Farnum Abbott, a respected citizen of
Mr. Abbott was born in
He is survived by his widow. Mr. Abbott was a member of the Universalist church and was interested in all of its activities. He was a charter and honorary member of the Lone Mountain Grange and vice president of the Andover Public Library Association for many years.
Mr. Abbot was a man of strict integrity, a kind husband, and a conscientious friend.
The funeral services were held at the Universalist church
Saturday afternoon, Rev. George W. Keyes, pastor of the First Congregational
Those attending from out of town were Mark Wight, Miss
Donna Wight, Mrs. Stella Learned of
Stephen C. Abbott, 1893 - 1954 (From an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Attending from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Robert French and daughter, Linda, Conway, N.H.; Roberta Abbott, Boston; Carroll Elliot, Marblehead, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. Donald McCrillis, Wollaston, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. John McCrillis and daughter, East Cleveland, O.; Mrs. Sarah Meserve and grandson, Hollis Center; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Akers, Needham, Mass.; Harold Jackson, South Paris; Mrs. Irene Walker, Paul Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Irving Chandler, Lovell; Mrs. Warren Buck, South Tamworth, N.H.; Mrs. Marguerite Perkins, Westbrook; Mrs. Doris Harlow, Mechanic Falls; Doris Glover, Boston; Mr. and Mrs. Graydon Campbell, Erroll, N.H.; Mrs. Blanche Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bennett, Mason Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bennett, Paul Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Bertrand Buck, Buckfield; and many friends and relatives from Andover.
† Thomas Parker Abbott, 1823-1906 (From the Rumford Falls Times, November 11, 1906)
††††† Parker Abbott
[son of Farnum and Anna Abbott], an old resident of
Charles H. Adams, ??-1917 (From the
†† Friends in this
town who have known Charles H. Adams for many years were saddened to hear of
his passing away in
†† Mrs. Emma Adams passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, Aug. 8  at the Milton House where she had been a guest for several weeks. Mrs. Adams was about 70 years old and had been ill for several months.
†† She is survived by
two sons, Richard and Robert Adams of
Agnes (Conrad) Akers, 1906 - 1956 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Bearers were Harold Hodsdon, Waldo Merrill, Philip Learned and William French.
The Lone Mountain Grange attended in a group. Attending from out of town
were Mr. and Mrs. Erlon Merrill, Mrs. Lesita Akers and Mrs. John Akers,
Annie S. Akers, ??-1912 (From the
†† Annie S., wife
of Clarence Akers of Portland, died Thursday, Dec. 26  of heart failure
at the home of her parents, F.H. Newell and wife of Lisbon where she went to
spend Christmas week. Mrs. Akers has been a great sufferer from consumption for
the past few years and who has many friends who thought much of her. She is
survived by her husband, son by her first husband, father and mother, and one
brother. Funeral service was held at
Carroll Akers, 1908 - Abt. 1988 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
RUMFORD - Carroll Akers, 80, died early Saturday morning [no date given but
the year was about 1988], at
He was born in Locke Mills, Aug. 15, 1908, the son of Bert and Maude Downs Akers. He attended local and Canadian schools. He relocated to the Rumford area and was employed as a papermaker by the Boise Cascade Paper Group. He was married to the former Evelyn Kilbreth. She died in 1956.
He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mary Learned of Andover, Mrs. Jessie Shelkis of Mexico, Mrs. Caroline Lane of Fairfield, Mrs. Gloria Duval of Colebrook, N.H.; four sons, Roger Akers of West Paris, Carroll Akers Jr. and William Akers, both of East Poland, and Henry McNeil Akers of Buckfield; a sister, Mrs. Blanche Howard of Dixfield; two brothers, Robert Akers of Andover and Howard Akers of Fryeburg; 21 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Chris B. Akers, 1964 - 1999 (Obituary from the
RUMFORD - Mr. Chris B. Akers, 35, died Sunday December 19, 1999, at
He was a graduate of
He was married in
Cora M. (Cutting) Akers, 1866 - 1945 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Edward Lincoln Akers, 1915-1918 (From the Rumford Falls Times, Oct. 26, 1918)
†† Edward Lincoln,
the three-year old son of Nathan Akers of Rumford, died Monday afternoon [Oct.
21, 1918] of double pneumonia. Mrs. Harriet Akers [his mother] was buried just
a week ago Monday. Mr. Akers is a Rumford mail carrier and his friends in town
feel great sympathy for him and his two daughters. Funeral services were held
Elaine (Gammon) Akers, 1939 - 2001 (Obituary from the
She was born in Dixfield, on Jan. 13, 1939, the daughter of Ira and Mary (Lufkin) Gammon, and was a graduate of the Andover High School class of 1957 which was when she was crowned "Andover Winter Carnival Queen."
Mrs. Akers had worked as a clerk at Key Bank in
Survivors include her husband of East Bethel; a daughter, Kellie Crockett and husband Aaron of East Bethel; three sisters, Mary Bailey and husband Clarence of Andover, Marion Gordon and husband Robert of Dixfield, Marilyn White of Andover; five brothers, Warren Gammon of Farmington, Clifford Gammon of Peru, Ira Gammon and wife Joyce of Dixfield, Chester Gammon and wife Donna, and Frank Gammon all of Andover; five grandchildren, Corey and Nichole Emerson of East Bethel, Robert Crockett of East Bethel, Alyssa and Hailey Akers of Rumford; a daughter-in-law, Kim Akers of Rumford; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a son, Chris B. Dec. 19, 1999, in Rumford
following a two-year battle with cancer; a sister, June Hutchins; and two
brothers, Milan Gammon and Ted Lufkin.
Frank Edgar Akers, 1857-1918 (From the Rumford Falls Times, February 22, 1918)
†† Frank E. Akers passed away at his home
Sunday evening, January 27 , after a long and lingering illness. Mr.
Akers was the son of George and Sarah (Learned) Akers and was born in
†† He is survived by a wife [Minnie] and four
daughters; Mrs. Elmer Clough of
Fred Henry Akers, Abt. 1859-1931 (From the Rumford Falls Times, August 20, 1931)
†† Mr. and Mrs. Lewis C. Akers returned from
†† The late Mr. Akers [who was born in
†† Saturday, December
25,  occurred the death of Gardner Akers at his home in
†† The funeral was held at their home on Monday by Rev. G. B. Hannaford of Rumford.
George G. Akers, 1898 - 1984 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
He was an ardent outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and trapping.
Survivors include, two daughters, Mrs. Olive Parsons of Saco
and Mrs. Margaret Cook of Limington; two sisters, Mrs. Effie Merrill of Weston,
Graveside services will be held in the spring at
Guy L. Akers, Sr., 1891 - 1954 (Obituary from an unidentified
and undated local newspaper)
† He was born at
† He is survived by his widow, the former Lucetta Howard, Weston, Mass., a daughter, Mrs. Jack Williams, Weston, Mass., two sons, Guy Jr. of Marlboro, Mass., and Robert P., U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md., four brothers, Webster of Coburn Gore, John of Weston, Mass., George of Andover, and Victor of Pittsfield, two sisters, Mrs. Erlon Merrill of Weston, Mass., and Mrs. Paul Head of West Bethel, seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
† Funeral at 2 P.M. Monday, July 12 at the Baptist Church in Weston, Mass. Committal services at the Woodlawn cemetery, Andover, Me., at 5:30 P.M. Tuesday July with Rev. Easter Peters officiating.
Harriet F. (Learned) Akers, 1879-1918 (From the Rumford Falls Times, October 19, 1918)
†† Harriet Learned, wife of Nathan D. Akers,
died at her home in Rumford Friday P.M. [Oct. 11, 1918], after a few days
illness of influenza at the age of 38 years. She was the daughter of Peter W.
and Ellen Learned and was born in
†† Besides her
husband and three children, she is survived by her father and mother, two
sisters and three brothers. Prayers were held at her late home Monday A.M. and
burial services and interment were at
Irving W. Akers, 1883-1959 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Born here March 26, 1883, he was the son of Winthrop and Clara Abbott Akers. He was married to the late Olive Fields.
Surviving are two half brothers, Ralph Akers of Rumford; Merle Akers
of this town; two half sisters, Mrs. Florence Burgess of
John Edward Akers, 1846-1923 (From the Rumford Falls Times, December 22, 1923)
†† Edward Akers passed
away Tuesday, [Dec. 11, 1923] at his home after a few days illness from blood
poisoning in his foot. Mr. Akers was born in
† He is survived by
four children, Clarence of Chelsea, Nathan of Portland, and Ellen and Annie
Katherine (Williamson) Akers, RN, 1900 - 1986 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Born at Starks, Aug. 22, 1900, she was the daughter of Fred and Roxie
Dolloff Williamson. She was a member of the Greater Rumford Senior Citizens
Club, a member of the Mt. Zircon Chapter 142 OES, and was active in the First
Congregational Church of Andover. She was a graduate of the Rumford Hospital
Association on Oct. 12, 1923 as a nurse under Dr. McCarthy and had served as a
nurse in the area for many years. She was married in
Mrs. Akers is survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Meader and Son
Leslie Akers, Abt. 1861-1917 (From the Rumford Falls Times, February 24, 1917)
†† News was
received Saturday by relatives in town of the sudden death of Leslie Akers at
his home in Melrose, Mass. Mr. Akers was the son of the late Samuel and Sarah
Akers of this town and when quite a young man went to
Lucetta D. (Howard) Akers, 1894 - 1994 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Lucetta D. Akers, 100, of
She was born May 23, 1894, [daughter of Marshall and Mary (Glover)
Howard]. Mrs. Akers worked as a teacher in the
She is survived by two sons, Guy L. Akers of
Donations can be made to the
WEST PARIS - Mr. Merle E. Akers, 81, of
He is survived by three sons, Leon of Andover, Melvin of
Sanbornville, N. H., and Charles of Palmer,
At the family’s request, there are no calling hours, but
friends are invited to attend funeral services 1 PM, Monday, at the Andover
Congregational Church, with Rev. E. Marriotte Churchill officiating. Interment,
Melvin E. Akers, 1936-2007 (Obituary
†† Melvin E. Akers., 71, of
†† Born Aug. 13, 1936 and raised in
†† He resided on
†† An avid skier, he enjoyed hiking, bicycling and loved to take family and friends water skiing.
†† Survivors include his wife of 22
years, Cynthia L. (White) Akers of Sanbornville; and children, Dana and Martha
Jaquith Akers of
†† There will be no public services, the family will have a private gathering at the lake.
Minnie (Pawe) Akers, 1920 – 2010
She was born July 19, 1920, in
She was married in South Paris in 1938 to
Raymond I. Akers, who died in
She was a member of the Andover Congregational Church, the Pythian Sisters, and a 50-year member of the Eastern Star. She was a beautiful lady who cherished her family and friends and will be sadly missed.
She is survived by three daughters, Beverly Swan and husband, William, of Andover, Linda Percival and husband, John, of Andover and Julia Gribbin and husband, Tim, of Solebury, Pa., and Andover; and Florida daughter, Linda Creighton; seven granddaughters, Kaye Moren, Karen Swan, Stephanie Percival, Jennifer Mendenhall, Angela Percival, Brigid and Brenna Gribbin; and four great-grandchildren, Erica and Jeremy Moren, Carson McKay and Sophia Percival.
Nathan D. Akers, Abt. 1878-1928 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, October 5, 1928)
Word was received Sunday of the death of Nathan Dresser Akers, at
the Eye and Ear Infirmary,
†† Mr. Akers was born in
†† Mr. Akers was twice married, his first wife was Miss Harriet Learned, of this town, who passed away with influenza and the following week their son, Edward of the same ailment.
†† Two daughters were born to them who
survive, Mrs. Ray Small of
†† His second wife was Mrs. Effie
Stevens who survives him, also two stepdaughters, Glen and Doris Stevens of
†† Mr. Akers was a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge of Portland and was most interested in the order. He was a genial, kind-hearted man and his presence will long be missed.
Ralph G. Akers, 1900 - 1960 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
RUMFORD - Ralph G. Akers, 60, died Wednesday evening [September 7, 1960] at his residence following a lingering illness.
He was born May 2, 1900 in
Surviving besides his widow are two daughters, Mrs. Donald Paine, Farmington, and Mrs. Francis Byron, Wilton; a son, Robert W. of Durham, N. C.; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Hall, Rumford Point, and Mrs. Florence Burgess, Rumford Ctr.; a brother, Merle Akers, Andover; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Congregational Church,
Robert W. Akers 1926 – 2006 (obituary from the Bethel Citizen, April, 2006)
BETHEL - Robert W. Akers, 79, formerly of
He was born in Livermore on Dec. 10, 1926, a son of Bernard and Bernice (Dyke) Akers and attended schools in
He was a self-employed logger and also worked for David Smith Logging in
He was married in Dixfield on Dec. 20, 1957, to the late Elaine Gammon who died in
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army as a Tech.5th grade, 95th Ordnance Company including the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign.
Survivors include a daughter, Kellie Crockett and husband, Aaron, of
He was predeceased by a son, Chris Akers after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Victor H. Akers, 1896 - 1978 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
RUMFORD - Victor H. Akers, 82, died Wednesday at
He was born Sept. 18, 1896, in
Mr. Akers was a scaler and woods surveyor for Coe Pingree Co.,
Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Effie Merrill,
†† Winthrop Newton Akers, a life long
†† Mr. Akers, who was 71 years of age,
was the son of the late William and Mary (
†† Several years ago he purchased the John Roberts farm where he has since resided.
†† He was a member of Cabot Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and of Lone Mountain Grange.
†† Surviving are his widow and five children, three sons, Irving by a former marriage, Ralph of Rumford, and Merle, who lives at home; two daughters, Mrs. Merle Burgess, of Rumford Center, and Mrs. Clarence Hall, of Andover; and five grandchildren; also a brother, Eben A. Poor, of California, and a sister, Mrs. Lena Graves, of Andover.
†† The funeral services were held in
the Congregational Church Monday afternoon, Rev. Gardner Wills, pastor of the
†† Editha (Glover) Aldrich, 1916-2004 (Obituary from the Bethel Citizen, November 24, 2004)
† Editha G. Aldrich, 88, of
† Born Editha Myra Glover in
† She was a member of the
† She was married in
† Survivors include a son, Luther Grover of Oxford; two daughters, Priscilla and husband F. Stanley Gammon of Stoneham, Winnifred Plourde of Auburn; a brother, Sylvanus and wife Harriet Glover of East Andover; three sisters, Christine Ladd of East Andover, Natalie Littlehale of Andover, and Virginia Salisbury of Belfast; and a special granddaughter,† Ann; two stepdaughters, Mary and. husband Stanley Grover of South Paris, Martha and husband Murray Shaw of Pa.; two stepsons, Charles and wife Carol Aldrich of St. Johnsbury, Vt., and Stephen and wife Joyce Aldrich of Roxbury; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Grover of South Paris; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and† great-great-grandchildren; and was predeceased by a daughter, Myra in 1955; a son, Richard in 1986; and a brother, Harold in 2004.
† A funeral service
was held Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the
Cora A. (Hanson) Allen, 1862 - 1948 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Cora A. Allen, 86, died November 16  at Elsie's Nursing Home where she had been a patient for several months.
A resident of this community 55 years, Mrs. Allen had made her
She was born at
Surviving is a granddaughter, Miriam Stanwood; four nephews,
Clifford Rolfe, Claude Rolfe, Herman Hanson, all of Rumford, and Lawrence
She was a member of the
Funeral services were held from the Meader and Son Funeral Home at 2
p. m., Friday. Rev. Harold Yates officiated. Burial was in the
Merna M. (Hutchins) Allen, 1909 - 1988 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
† BATH - Merna M. Allen, 79, formerly
† She was born in
† Survivors include two brothers,
Basil and Bernard Hutchins, both of East Andover; two sisters, Agnes Avery of
† A graveside service will be held at
Royder Allen, 1889-1908 (From the Rumford Falls Times, February 29, 1908)
†† The funeral of
Richard Allen, son of George Allen of Middle dam, was held in the
Congregational Church Wednesday morning, Rev. G.A. Martin officiating. The
remains were interred in
†Dorothy H. Anderson, 77, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007
at her home on the
†Born in Rumford, on March 1, 1930, she was a daughter
of the late Josiah and Dorothy (Leach) Hall. She was a graduate of
Survivors include four sisters, Elizabeth Warner and her husband Calvin of Milford, N.H., Edith Russell of Rumford, Margaret Farrington of Rumford,
Meisner and her husband Earl of Pembroke; a brother, Robert Hall and his wife
Darlene of Andover; brother- in-law, Howard Spidell of
†Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 10
and shared memories may be expressed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles A. Andrews, 1845-1923 (From the Rumford Falls Times, April 7, 1923)
†† Charles A. Andrews
died at his home Tuesday afternoon [April 3, 1923] after a few weeks illness.
Mr. Andrews was a native of Rumford and was 77 years old. He came to
†† Everyone who had
business or social relations with Mr. Andrews feels a sense of personal loss in
the going of one so young at heart. The widow [Georgie Howard Andrews] survives
him and two daughters, Mrs. Wallie Marston and Mrs. Waldo Merrill, both of
[A much more complete obituary is on page 8 of the April 7, 1923 Rumford Falls Times]
Georgie (Howard) Andrews, 1864 - 1952 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Services for Mrs. Georgie Andrews [widow of Charles A. Andrews] were
held at the Andover Congregational Church Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Easter
Peters, pastor of the church, officiating. Bearers were Philip Learned, Harold
Hodsdon, I.E. Mills and Merton Fox. Interment was in
Among those attending from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Howard, Hanover; Mrs. Frye Goddard, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Goddard, Rumford
Center; Mrs. Sue Elliot, Helen Elliot, Mrs. Erlon Burns, Mr. and Mrs. William
Elliot, Rumford Point; Mrs. Rupert Elliot, North Rumford; Mr. and Mrs. Charles
D. Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Thurston, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Howard, Mrs.
Alfred Welch, Dr. and Mrs., Henry Howard, Rumford; Mrs. Mary Howard, Mrs. Guy
Akers, Weston, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. Idell Learned, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Merchant,
Ridlonville; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McKay, Mexico; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sessions,
Middlebury Vt.; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fraser, Charles Marston, Fryeburg; Mr. and
Mrs. Merle Grindle Jr., Ellsworth; Mrs. Paul Head, West Bethel; Mrs. Mary Ladd,
Bethel; John Howe, Rumford Point; Susan Martin, Mrs. May Hall, Rumford Point;
Mrs. Emily Roberts and Mrs. Una Stearns, Hanover.
Lucy E. (Morton)
Lucy E. Arnold, 87, of
She was born in
She was married in
She enjoyed working in crafts, especially painting.
Survivors include two grandchildren, William "Bill"
McDougall and his companion, Brenda Castellano of Rumford and Mrs. Michael
(Carol) Gaudin of Rumford. She was predeceased by a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 20, at the Andover
Congregational Church, with the Rev. Jane Rich officiating. Interment was at
Dorothy J. (LeBlond) Arsenault, 1929 – 2003, (Obituary from the
† RUMFORD - Dorothy J. Arsenault, wife of the late Joseph Alfred Arsenault Sr., passed away Saturday, June 14,  at the Rumford Community Hospital due to a sudden illness.
† She was born in
† She graduated in 1947
† On Oct. 24, 1953 she married her beloved husband Joseph. They shared 41 years together until his passing on Aug. 30, 1994.
† Dorothy was a member of St. Athanasius and St. John Catholic Church in Rumford. She belonged to the Wednesday Morning Craft Club and served as secretary to the East Andover Community Club, both of which she was a member for 13 years. She had a special talent for making crafts. Other hobbies included gardening, playing cards and watching birds.
† She was able to
travel extensively within the
† She is survived by
one daughter, Dept. of Agriculture Administrative Assistant III, Deborah
Joseph A. Arsenault Sr., 1928 - 1994 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
He was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Rumford, son of Marc and Agnes
(Arsenault) Arsenault and was educated in Rumford schools graduating from
A resident of
He is survived by his wife of Andover; two sons, Joseph A. Jr. of Farmington and Jeffrey of Phoenix AZ, a daughter, Deborah Atkinson of Edmond, Okla.; two brothers John and Arthur, both of Rumford; three sisters, Mrs. Philip (Yvonne) Hill of Carthage, Irene Poirier of Rumford and Theresa Perry of Mexico; and six grandchildren.
Joyce (Sennett) Arsenault, 1919-2001 †(Obituary from the
RUMFORD - Joyce A. Arsenault, 81, died Saturday, February 24, 2001, at
her residence at Swain Brook Apartments in Rumford where she had lived since
1988. She had been a resident of the area most of her life. She was born in
Judith Austin, Abt. 1846-1923 (From the Rumford Falls Times, January 20, 1923)
Mrs. Judith Austin passed away Sunday evening [Jan. 14, 1923] after a
lingering illness of several weeks at the home of her brother, Chan York. The
remains were taken to
Alice L. (
SOUTH PARIS - Mrs. Alice L. Averill, 50, wife of Howard Averill,
She was born in
Surviving are her husband: two sons, Talbot R. and Andrew P., both students at the University of Maine; her mother, South Paris; a sister Mrs. Tressa Stowell, Bryant Pond; two brothers, S. Roger, Norway; and Robert L., Auburn.
Died - In
Alvin L Averill, 1870 - 1959 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
ANDOVER - Alvin L. Averill, 88, of Main Street, died Wednesday [January 21, 1959] at the CMG Hospital, Lewiston, where he had been a patient 10 days.
Born here Sept. 5, 1870, he was the son of
Greenleaf and Abbie Wyman Averill. He was married to the late Myrtle
Dunn. Mr. Averill was a member of the Cabot Lodge, K of P,
Surviving are a son, George L. of Rumford; two daughters, Alice
Miller of this town, Mrs. Amy Jodrie of
Benjamin G. Averill, 1881 - 1955 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
† Born in
Surviving is a brother, Alvin L. Averill,
† Funeral services will be held from
George L. Averill, Jr. 1923-1932 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, March 10, 1932)
†† The death of George L. Averill,
Jr., aged nine years, occurred suddenly at the Pownal State school, March 7
. The body was brought here and funeral services were held Wednesday
afternoon at two o’clock from the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George L. Averill,
†† Surviving are the parents, a sister, Mary Hazel, aged 11, and brother, Melvin, aged 3; also two aunts, Mrs. Amy Jodrie and Mrs. Alice Miller, Andover; and uncles Charles Gorman, Bethel, and Gardner Gorman, South Paris.
Harland E. Averill, 1888 - 1976 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Harland E. Averill, of Upton Road, Andover, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1976, at the Ledgeview Nursing Home, West Paris, where he was a patient two weeks.
A life-long resident, he was born in Andover Septa 25 1888, the son of Elijah and Sophia Reed Averill. He was a former member of the Andover Lions Club and was a member of the Andover Congregational Church. Mr. Averill was a woodsman, teamster and Maine Guide for over 30 years until retirement several years ago. He was married to the late Verna Farrington.
Surviving are two sons, Richard of Duluth, Minn., Howard of Andover; a daughter, Mrs. Louise Stringer of San Jose, Cal., a half brother, John Oldham of West Peru; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Andover
Congregational Church with Rev. Carl M. Kingsbury and Rev. David Wuori
officiating. Interment was in
Howard H. Averill, 1912 - 1986 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
† Howard H. Averill of Rumford,
† He was born in
† Survivors include one son, Peter
† Graveside services were conducted
Monday noon at the
L. Myrtle (Dunn) (Cutting) (Hutchins) Averill, 1873 - 1949 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Mrs. L. Myrtle Averill, 75, a native of
She was born in
Mrs. Averill was a member of Ellis Glen Temple, Pythian Sisters, and Lone Mountain Grange. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons, Edward, Basil and Bernard Hutchins, and Max Cutting; four daughters, Mrs. Maggie Newton, East Bethel, Mrs. Rena Falkenham, Andover, Mrs. Agnes Noble, Kennebunkport, Mrs. Lena† [Merna] Allen, Upton; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the Andover Congregational Church, at 2
p m, Sunday Rev C C Salisbury officiated. Burial was in the
Pall bearers were Louis Hall, Waldo Merrill, Robert Dunn, George Dunn.
Present at the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Damon, Mrs. Granville Burns, Norway; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Stearns, Hanover; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jodrey and family, Lewiston; Mrs. Albert Allen, Upton; Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Averill and family, Rumford; Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Newton, Eugene Burns, East Bethel.
Maud (Merrill) Averill, 1876-1910 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, May 14, 1910)
†† The funeral of Mrs. Alvin Averill who died Tuesday [May 5, 1910] was held Thursday at one o’clock P. M. Rev. Mr. Packard officiating. The deceased had many friends. She was a young woman 32 years of age. Much sympathy is expressed for the husband and three small children. There were many floral offerings.
†† [Mrs. Averill was the daughter of Joel L. and Nora Marston Merrill]
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