Portland, ME – Matthew M. York Jr., 29, of Portland died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 25, 2014.
Matt was born on May 13, 1985 in Portland the only son of Matthew M. and Linda J. (Trott) York Sr. also of Portland. He grew up a “Munjoy Hill Brat” and graduated in the top 10% of his class from Portland High School in 2003. While in High School, he was a member of the honors society as well as the future businessmen of America. Matt was working towards his Bachelor’s degree in Business through the University of Maine.
He greatly enjoyed working with his uncle, who owns Dirty Deeds in Portland and he also worked a second job at Seven Eleven in Portland.
Matt loved fast cars, and could always be found watching races with his Grandfather, during racing season. He was also an enormous Indianapolis Colts fans. He was described by his Father “He was a ray of light! When he walked into a room he just lite it up!” Matt will be remembered for his infectious smile and positive attitude; he would give you the shirt off his back and expect nothing in return.
Besides his parents, Matt is survived by his maternal grandfather, Waldo Trott of Portland and his sister Meagan York and her fiancé Richard Wilcox of Auburn. He also leaves his nephew Zachary Wilcox, his niece Jasmine Trott and a special little boy Camden Rowe as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and many good friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Church of God, Park Avenue, Portland. A funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m. at the Church.
A private burial will be held in Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland. ME
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Matt’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to:
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
Scarborough, ME – Linda M. Jordan, 62, of South Portland died on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. She was the wife of Bruce C. Jordan.
Linda was born in Portland, ME on April 11, 1952 a daughter of Robert Bennett of South Portland and the late Viola Williams, who died on August 14, 2006 and whom Linda was very anxious to be with. She grew up in South Portland, attending local area schools and graduated with honors from South Portland High School.
Linda worked for UNUM for 38 years as a system programmer, retiring in 2007.
She loved to travel; she and her husband spent the past seven years wintering in Hudson, FL also enjoyed several Caribbean Cruises.
Besides her husband and father she is survived by her two sons Robert Thurlow and his girlfriend Jackie Kennedy of Westbrook and Ryan Thurlow and his wife Susan of Standish. She also leaves many step children and step grandchildren as well as a brother Stephen Grovo and his wife Sharon of Westbrook, ME and Belleview, FL and several nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery, South Portland.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Linda’s guestbook and leave condolences for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to:
Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
11 Hunnewell Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
Maine Cancer Foundation
170 US Route One, Suite 250
Scarborough, ME 04074
Portland, ME – William John “Terry” Theriault Jr., 67, of Portland died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at his home. He was the companion of John E. Flanigan.
Terry was born in Augusta, ME on June 11, 1946, a son of the late William J. & Shirley (Foster) Theriault Sr. he grew up in Hallowell, ME, attending local area schools and graduating from Hall-Dale High School in 1964. After high school Terry went on to attend Farmington State College of the University of Maine, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1969.
He then went on to teach history, geography and social studies for Higgins Classical Institute in Charleston from 1969 until 1972; he then moved to Brunswick and took a job teaching position at Sugg Middle School in Lisbon Falls until 1989.
Terry was a former member of the National Education Society, the Maine Teachers Association, the Lisbon Education Association and the Brunswick Elks Lodge. He was also an avid reader, especially of Roman History.
Besides John, he is survived by his brother Craig F. Theriault and his wife Gail of East Waterboro, a niece Michele Guillemette and her husband Robert and their children Joshua, Jacob, Thomas and Theresa, a nephew Eric Theriault and his wife Denise of Naples and their children Tyler, Joshua and Mikayla as well as several aunts uncles, cousins and good friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Terry’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.
Windham, ME – Doris May (Carver) Ciccone, 82, formerly of Portland died on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Windham after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Carmine “Chic” Ciccone, who passed away in 2006.
She was born in Portland, ME on June 14, 1931, a daughter of the late Volley and Mildred Carver. She attended local area schools and graduated from Deering High School.
Dot spent many years working for Pratt Abbott Dry Cleaners, after retiring she went back to work for Shaw’s Northgate for many years. She was also a member of the St. Peter’s Sacred Heart Sodality.
She was a very kind person who helped many over the years. She loved to dance the night away with her husband. She said that the first time they met she knew he was the one. She enjoyed gardening and walking the Boulevard; she was also an avid golfer and a great cook! Dot also loved to travel; traveling to both Italy and the Vatican, however she especially loved to travel to Quebec City in Canada with her son and his wife Deb whom she called her daughter.
Dot is survived by her son Joseph Ciccone and his wife Deborah Adams of Windham and her sister Deloris Burnell of Massachusetts. She also leaves her grandchildren Darcy Remillard and her husband Eric of Bedford, NH and Jeremy Ciccone and his wife Mary of Gorham, ME, her great grandchildren Trent and Jaedyn Remillard and members of her husband’s family Celia Perry of NY and John & Nancy Ciccone of Massachusetts. She was also the sister of the late Donald Carver.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Rose for all her kindness to mom over the years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 72 Federal Street, Portland.
Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland, ME
Lewiston, ME – Destiny Marie Crockett, 23, of Lewiston, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Central Maine Medical Center. She was the fiancée of Dwain E. Coughlin.
Destiny was born on September 26, 1990 in Portland, ME a daughter of Marie Angel Bouthillette-Michaud and her husband Richard P. Michaud of Buxton and Wilbur S. Crockett of Biddeford. She attended local area schools in Portland, before moving to Biddeford, where she graduated high school. Her maternal grandparents John & Patricia Southard Sr. raised Destiny until she was 16 years old when she moved out on her own.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; especially her sister Jennifer M. Houde. She also had a very special relationship with her daughter Tianna, whom she’d spent as much time as possible with her.
Besides her fiancée Dwain, who Destinity referred to as “her hopes and dreams”, her daughter Tianna, her parents and maternal grandparents she is survived by Dwain’s daughter Jayden Coughlin of Lewiston, several sisters Patricia Ordway of Old Orchard Beach, Jennifer Houde of Sanford, Kendra Southard-Michaud of Old Orchard Beach, Kaycee Hamilton and her brothers Josh and Kyle Hamilton of Biddeford, Teasha Crockett of Lewiston and Coral Ricker.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Monday, May19, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave. Portland, ME.
Memorial donations can be made to:
78 Woodridge Avenue
Buxton, ME 04093