Therrien JamesSabattus - James L. Therrien Sr. 57, of Sabattus died Thursday, April 4, 2013 at his home with his family by his side.

Born in Lewiston April 1, 1956 a son of the late Gayton & Laurette (Pomerleau) Therrien, he was educated in Lewiston schools.

Jim worked for his father's business for 20 years before becoming disabled. 

He married Darlene Paine on October 21, 1978.

Jim enjoyed the outdoors and liked camping and he loved going for rides on his four wheeler.

He is survived by his wife Darlene Paine Therrien, his three children, Brenda Therrien,

James Therrien Jr., and Laura and husband Jody Moczara; three brothers,Robert & Marion Therrien of Leeds, Marc & Lisa Therrien of Winthrop, and Scott Therrien and partner Rose of Sabattus. He was also the proud pepere of three wonderful grandchildren, Emma, Isaiah and Serenity and best friend Joline Dubois, a brother-in-law Michael Paine, a sister-in-law Brenda Fortin and husband Donald and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the Fortin Group, Advantage Funeral Services, the paramedics, officer Destanfo of the Sabattus Police Department and to brothers and sisters.

Services will be private later this spring.

Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral Services, 981 Forest Ave. Portland. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Jim’s guestbook.

Waterville, ME -- Melissa "Lissa" Krueger lost her battle with cancer at her home in Waterville, Maine on April 2, 2013. She was born on March 11, 1954 in Franklin, NH, the daughter of the late Herman William Krueger and Elizabeth Southworth Krueger.  She lived the majority of her life in Maine, most recently in Waterville.

Survivors include her daughter, Kim Smart of Dover, OH, her brother William Krueger and his wife Marcia of Concord, NH, and her twin sisters: Catherine Morrill and her husband Frank of Hope, ME, and Helen Hanson and her partner David Schwartzkopf of Portland, ME. Also surviving Melissa are her nephews and niece: Kris, Korey and Kelley Krueger. 

Melissa is lovingly remembered by her “adopted” family, the Madigans:  her wonderful friends Elana Madigan and Ron Reed, Colleen Lachowicz, and Alice and Peter Madigan all of Waterville, as well as Jan Clarkin of Augusta:  her boss, her friend, and most importantly, a sister in every way possible.

Her career was spent working at companies that served others. She helped start New Hope for Women in Rockland, Me and worked at Outward Bound, also in Rockland. When she moved to the Waterville area, she ran the Sexual Assault Center in Waterville. For the past 13 years she has served as the program director for the Maine Children’s Trust in Augusta.

 She was an avid reader, skilled at many crafts, had an impressive green thumb and loved old movies. Her intelligence, strength, grace and sense of humor shone through most spectacularly during her illness. She touched everyone who cared for her.

Melissa’s fondest travel desire was to go to Australia. The trip was not possible but through the efforts of Senators Colleen Lachowicz and Tom Saviello, a special visit to the DEW Animal Kingdom and Sanctuary was arranged in her honor. She thoroughly enjoyed the day and it was a very special memory for her. Many thanks to Bob and Julie Miner and especially to Colleen and her sister, Elana Madigan, for making it happen

Family and friends would like to thank the staff at the Harold Alfond Cancer Center in Augusta for their care at the outset of her illness. Very special thanks also go to HealthReach Hospice in Waterville for their excellent care in her final days, and especially to her wonderful nurse Danylle Kelley.

There will be no services at her request. Family and friends will gather together for a celebration of her life in late June. Cremation services are provided by Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services of Portland. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to offer condolences to the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to D.E.W. Animal Kingdom and Sanctuary, 918 Pond Rd, Mt Vernon, ME 04352 or to the Maine Children’s Trust, 24 Stone Street, Suite 1, Augusta, ME  04330.

Dumond Danny 001Hollis, ME – Danny Frederick Dumond Jr., 25, surrounded by his loving family went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2013 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Portland, December 21, 1987 and was an amazing young man who always put others before himself. His love of life and family was immense. Danny was diagnosed with cancer at the young age of sixteen, but it did not slow him down. He had a tutor while undergoing treatments and he was determined to graduate High School, which he did!

Over the years he had many setbacks due to operations and treatments for cancer; that however didn’t stop him. He worked with his Dad roofing and continued his education by attending University of Southern Maine. Due to his illness he was unable to finish college; however had a G.P.A. of 3.265 and received a letter of achievement from the college.

His Great Grandparents, Cora and Fred Dobson welcomed all for Sunday dinners at their home before they both passed on. This was one of Danny’s fondest memories of his childhood. His wishes for the family were to continue this tradition. He had the strength of a solider and compassion abounding. He will be dearly missed but never forgotten in our hearts forever.

Danny leaves behind his Father Danny F. Dumond Sr., step Mother Heather, Mother Veronica Dyer, Grandparents Bill and Cindy DuBeau, step Grandmother Rhonda Hunt, Grandfather Danny Dumond, Sisters Renee, Alissa, Theresa, Alyssa and Sofi, Brother Marc and many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel at Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave, Portland. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

For a more complete obituary and to sign Danny’s guestbook, please visit www.advantageportland.com.

Houston, TX – Kelly Ann Larsen, 43, of Houston, TX and formerly of Sudbury, MA died peacefully after a brief illness on March 20, 2013 at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston.

 

Kelly was born May 28, 1969 in Boston, MA. She attended local schools in Boston and Sudbury, MA.

 

She is survived by her parents David and Elaine Larsen of Portland, two sisters Lisa Campbell and her husband Robert of Westborough, MA and Katherine Leahy and her husband Patrick of Frederick, MD. She also leaves her paternal grandmother Marie Larsen of Portland, two nephews, a niece and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

Services will be private.

 

Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Kelly’s guestbook.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to:

Preble Street Resource Center

5 Portland Street

Portland, ME 04101

www.preblestreet.org/donate

Theberge JoanFreeport - Joan P. (Ciarrochi) Theberge, 71, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2013 at the Hawthorne House.

She was born April 10, 1941, in Lincoln, daughter of Joseph and Carolyn (Corro) Ciarrochi. Joan was a 1959 graduate of Mattanawcook Academy in Lincoln.

She was a flight attendant for many years with United Airlines. Later, Joan returned to Lincoln for several years to help with the family owned Rosebowl Restaurant. She lived her last 20 years in the Portland area while working for Maine Medical Center.

Joan loved crafts and was a talented painter. She also enjoyed being by the water and kayaking. Her biggest love was her children and grandchildren. She was an especially loving and giving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed.

Surviving are two brothers, Thomas Ciarrochi of Mattawamkeag and Joseph Ciarrochi and his wife Dianne of Lincoln. Also two sons, Paul and his wife Tammy of Buxton, and their three children, Corey, Cameron, and Allexius, and Jody and his wife Sherry of Hermon and their three children, Tyler, Nick, and Karli.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, March 29 2013 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel at Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave, Portland.

Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Joan’s guestbook.

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