Frances Mae Irish, 1927 – 2008 (Obituary from the Bethel Citizen, October 9, 2008)
Francis Mae Irish, 81, of
She was born in Topsham, April 9, 1927, one of ten children of Edgar and Mary Garland White. She worked at Sebago Moc Shoe Co. for 10 years and for Esther Staples for 10 years.
Survivors include five children and their
spouse, Donna and Everett Mayberry of Andover, Jeanne Rouse of Andover, Leo and
Brenda Irish of Andover, Viola and Francis Yates of Andover and Neil and
Barbara Irish of Lyman; one brother, James White of Connecticut; five
granddaughters, Tammy, Pamela, Lynn, Samantha and Sara; four grandsons, Dean,
Daniel, Toby and Travis; five great-grandchildren, Whitney, McKenzie, Madison,
Daniel and Elden; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her
husband, Neal K. Irish; and son-in-law, Mahlon C. Rouse of
There will be no visiting hours. A funeral
service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Dolby Funeral
Charles E. Jacobs, 1860 – 1946 (Obituary from the
Charles Edward Jacobs, 77, died Tuesday Feb.
20  at the
A resident of
He married Rose Campbell who died a few years ago.
He is survived by a son, Ralph V. Jacobs of
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Meader and Son Funeral Home, Rev. William Johnson officiating.
Entombment was at
Charles J. Jaros Jr.,
1935 – 2004 (Obituary from the
Charles John “Charlie" Jaros Jr.,
69, of Andover, died Friday, April 23, 2004 at the Maine Medical Center,
Portland, ME after fighting a courageous six-month battle with blood cancer. A
resident of the area all his life, he made his home on
He was born in Rumford on Jan. 20, 1935, a son of Charles J. and Mary (Wenckus) Jaros Sr. For over 22 years, "Charlie" served as a Specialist Five, Co. D. 262nd Engineer Battalion with the Army National Guard of Maine.
He graduated from
Over the years he had worked for the Meader
& Son Funeral Home, Hanson Motors, Zenith T.V., and had owned and operated
Shamena, Inc. which included Town Radio
& P.J's T.V. Rentals" which were his family electronics business for
many years. He also worked at COMSAT in
Charlie had formerly served as Civil Defense director
Charlie was a 4th Degree member of Fr. Ambrose J. Barry Council #2091, K. of C. where he had held chairs of the Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator. He was a communicant of St. Anthanasius-St. John Church, a member of Stephens High School Alumni Association, a member of the Rumford Falls Aerie 1248, F.O.E., and a member of Napoleon Ouellette Post 24, American Legion.
He loved his family, their camp at Roxbury
Pond, traveling and staying at different military bases between home and
He was married in Rumford on May 11, 1963 to
the former Colleen M. Durland, who survives of
He was predeceased by a sister, Estelle Petrie; and a brother-in-law, Del Legere.
There are no public calling hours, but
friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Thursday at
Friends in town
were sorry to hear of the death of Albert A. Jenne, who died in a hospital in Rumford
March 29, , aged 77 years and six months. Mr. Jenne lived in
Alice (Cole) Jodrey, 1921 - 1993 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
RUMFORD - Mrs. Alice V. Jodrey, 72, a lifelong resident of
She was born at
She is survived by her husband, John of Andover; four sons, John
Jodrey Jr. of Mexico, Leroy Jodrey of Canton, and Kenneth and Richard Jodrey,
both of Andover; five daughters, Mrs. Hanson (Elaine) Morton and Mrs. Owen
(Virginia) Morton both of Andover, Mrs. Loretta Huston of Sanford, Mrs. Alfred
(Roberta) Roy of Frye, and Mrs. James (Rosemary) Taylor of Mexico; one brother,
Arthur Cole of Andover; 32 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. She was
predeceased by a daughter, Dorothy Amy Jodrey, and a grandson, Alfred Roy Jr.
Amy L. (Averill) Jodrey, 1904 -1967 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
Amy L. Jodrey, 67, of
Mrs. Jodrey was married in 1930 to
Clarence H. Jodrey and the couple moved to
Funeral services will be held at the
Plummer and Merrill Funeral Home, Saturday, Aug. 12 at
Bertha M. (
She had resided in
She was born at Grafton,
She later attended Bay Path Institute in
Survivors include her husband of
Charles E. Jodrey, 1907 - 1993 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
RUMFORD - Charles Edward Jodrey, 86, died Tuesday [
He was born
Mr. Jodrey is survived by a son, Sidney A. Jodrey of
John W. Jodrey Sr., 1915 - 1994 (Obituary from the
RUMFORD - John W. Jodrey Sr., 78, died Friday [
Mr. Jodrey was born in Rumford on Sept. 21. 1915, and was the son of Kenneth and Amy (Blake) Jodrey. He had attended Rumford schools. All his life he had worked as a woodsman and in local sawmills, including Raymond Akers, Andover Wood Products, R.J. Swain and Lester Farrington; he retired in 1975.
Mr. Jodrey loved farming and animals, and especially horses and ponies, which he had in many area parades over the years.
He was married in
Survivors include four sons, John W. Jodrey Jr. of Mexico; Leroy Jodrey of Canton, Kenneth and Richard Jodrey of Andover: five daughters, Mrs. Hanson (Elaine) Morton and Mrs. Owen (Virginia) Morton of Andover, Mrs. Loretta Huston of Sanford, Mrs. Alfred (Roberta) Roy of Frye, and Mrs. James (Rosemary) Taylor of Mexico; one sister, Mrs. Idella Loisel of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Walter Jodrey of Andover; 38 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by one daughter, Dorothy Amy Jodrey; one grandson.
Alfred Roy Jr. one sister, Mrs. Marion Arsenault; and one brother, G.B.
Kenneth W. Jodrey, 1948 - 1997 (Obituary from an unidentified and undated local newspaper)
RUMFORD - Kenneth W. Jodrey, 48, died Tuesday, May 13,  upon
arrival at the
He was born in Rumford,
He was a member of Maine Snowmobile Association, president of Snow Valley Snow Goers, member of Andover Loggers Softball Team, Ellis River Riders, and NRA.
He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish, and snowmobile and especially loved his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include three daughters, Alicia of Rumford, Mrs. Jamie (Lonna) Downs of Virginia Beach, Va., and Mrs. Kevin (Marcey) Sweetser of Mexico; two sons, Kenneth Jr. of Andover and Richard Gilks of Lewiston; two brothers, Leroy and his wife Tina of Canton, and Richard and his wife Rhonda of Andover; five sisters, Mrs. Hanson (Elaine) Morton and Mrs. Owen (Virginia) Morton both of Andover, Loretta Huston of Sanford, Mrs. Alfred (Roberta) Roy of Frye and Mrs. James (Rosemary) Taylor of Mexico; four grandchildren, Jamie Downs Jr. and Kayla Downs both of Virginia Beach, Joshua Merrill and Mariah Sweetser, both of Mexico; his companion Kimberly Gautreau.
He was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Amy, and a brother, John W.
Marjorie P. “Mardy” (
Marjorie P. "Mardy" Jodrey, 82, of
A lifelong resident of
She was born in
Mrs. Jodrey had worked as post mistress and officer in charge at the Andover Post Office for over 37 years until her retirement in 1984.
She was a member of the Andover Congregational Church, a member of the 1918 Club, former member of the Andover Grange and enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
She was married in Rumford on
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Merilee Thurston and husband
Rex of Andover and, Mrs. Marguerite "Maggie” Humphrey of Grandy, N.C.;
a son, Theodore Purcell and wife Lola of San Diego, Calif.; seven
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Amos Campbell of
Auburn. She was predeceased by a brother, Francis Campbell; and two sisters,
Cecilia Remington and Marguerite Emerson.
Sidney Jodrey, 1935-2008 (Obituary from the
was born on Dec. 14, 1935, in
served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Hilton and her husband J. Mark of
Graveside services will be held at
Walter L. Jodrey, 1918 - 1998 (Obituary from the
He was born in Rumford on
He had worked as a truck driver for H.P. Hood Co. in Rumford and
later at Ferland's Dairy and then for many years for the Andover Wood Products
in the maintenance department until retirement in the mid 1980s. He was a
member of the Napoleon Ouellette Post 24, American Legion and was a member of
He was married in Rumford on
He was predeceased by a brother, John Jodrey Sr.; a sister, Marion Arsenault and two nephews, John Jodrey Jr., and Kenneth Jodrey.
Eldora D. (Cayer) Jones, 1923-2007 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, December 5, 2007)
RUMFQRD — Eldora G. Jones, 84, of
Rumford and formerly of East Andover, died on Nov. 27, 2007 at the
Born in Rumford on June 11, 1923, she was a daughter of Louis and Laura (Demerse) Cayer.
She was married in
Survivors include two sons,
Private services will be held at the family’s convenience.
J. Jones, 1926 - 2003 (Obituary from the
A paper-maker, he was a runner on No. 6 paper machine at Boise Cascade Paper Company in Rumford until retirement.
He was married in
Algernon S. Jordan, 1848-1907 (Obituary from the Rumford Falls Times, December 21, 1907)
The funeral services of A. S. Jordan [son of Amos and Sarah (Farrington) Jordan] were held in the Congregational Church Saturday at one o’clock, Rev. E. W. Webber officiating assisted by Rev. T. H. Derrick. [Date of death was December 11, 1907] The floral offerings were many and beautiful. The Knights of Pythias attended in a body. After the service the Knights performed the Pythian burial which was quite impressive.
AUGUSTA - Mildred Y. Judkins, 88, formerly of Hallowell, died Thursday September 15, 1994] at Maine Veterans Home in Augusta.
Mrs. Judkins was born in Magalloway Aug. l, 1906, daughter of Win and Emma Morse York. Mrs. York and Mrs. Robert J. Swain (Lucie Morse Swain) were sisters.
She is survived by two daughters, Dorothy of Farmingdale, Marilyn J. Emery of Brunswick; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Perry W. who died in 1965, and a son, Stanley W.
The family lived in