Portland, ME – Patricia Ruth (Clukey) Logan, 78, of Portland died on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the Barron Center.  She was the wife of the late Lance G. Logan Sr. who died on January 2, 1999.

She was born on May 15, 1936 in North Yarmouth, ME a daughter of the late Frank & Phyllis (Hackett) Cluckey and attended local area schools.

Before marrying Lance, Patricia worked for Fairchild’s Semi-Conductor in South Portland, which she left to raise twelve children.

Patricia enjoyed bird watching and going for car rides, but her entire adult life revolved around her children and family.  Her joy came from knowing they were taken care of.

She is survived by those twelve children Ricky, Dale, Donna, Karen, Geraldine, Lance, Nancy, Rose, Tony, Kim and Frank as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, a sister Louise, several nieces and nephews and her longtime companion Arthur Cogswell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 10 a.m. in Pinegrove Cemetery, Hallowell Road, North Yarmouth.



Auburn, ME.-  Sigrid M. Fields, 67, of Auburn passed away at Hospice House after a long illness.  She was born in Dansville, New York on April 2nd, 1947; the daughter of Carl and Bernice Johnson.  Sigrid was a graduate of Harwich High School, class of 1965.  Sigrid went on to work at the lunch program at Harwich High School and later worked as a nurse's assistant at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School.  Once she moved with her family to Maine, Sigrid was a secretary at Family Practice at CMMC.  She also worked as a hostess at several area restaurants, where her son loved to visit her at.  Sigrid loved to crochet and was always making afghans for her friends and family.  Some of Sigrid's other loves in life include her grandchildren, the Red Sox, making the best Kale Soup, her cat Kyra and especially Neil Diamond music, which her son played for her during her last days.  Sigrid also loved Cape Cod and all her friends there. 

Sigrid is survived by her two sons Sean M. Fields, 45, of Orleans, MA and Dana Fields, 43, of Lewiston, ME and his companion Kandis Bean of Auburn, ME.,  siblings, Thomas and Robert Johnson of Harwich, MA., her mother Bernice Johnson of Harwich, MA., nieces and nephews, Evelyn Shaw, Christopher Johnson and Marc Johnson,  grandchildren, Amanda Fields, Noah Fields, Olyvya Bean, Mackenzie Fields and Madison Fields, and special friends, John and Alberta Fields, Deborah and Roy Shaw, her neighbor, Colleen, Marie Fields and lifelong friend Betsy Crowell.   

Sigrid was predeceased by her father Carl R. Johnson. 

Portland, ME – Arthur J. “Joe” Palmer, 65, of Windham died on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at home.  He was the husband of Brenda K. (Perry) Palmer.


He was born on September 30, 1948 in Bangor, ME a son of the late James J. and Georgianna (Baker) Wickham Jr.  Joe moved to Salem, MA and was brought up by “Memere and Pepere” Mary and Henry Hebert whom he adored.  In 1964, at age 16, he moved back to Maine and attended Thornton Academy in Saco.  After high school, Joe joined the U.S. Navy for a short time and soon after that met his first wife and started his family.


Joe worked in Plumbing & Heating, owned Louis’ Pizza and A & B Video in Old Orchard Beach before retiring due to health issues. He then moved to Windham with his wife Brenda.


He loved spending time with his grandchildren, who lovingly referred to him as “Pizza PaPa”, and reminiscing about his childhood.  Joe also collected coins and antique Coca-Cola memorabilia.  He enjoyed nature, especially watching the hummingbirds on his back deck with his dogs Hunter and Tinker and loved the sound of the ocean and gazing at the stars.  Joe was especially proud of his spaghetti sauce, claiming fame with his “special ingredient” that he would not share.  He touched the hearts of everyone he met; he was happy, witty, compassionate, kind, caring, generous and had a great sense of humor. He always made light of the worst situations and loved everyone he met unconditionally.


Besides his wife, of twenty seven years, Brenda, he leaves his children Laurie A. Palmer, James A. Palmer, Melissa L. Palmer and her fiancé Scott all of Saco, JoJo L. (Palmer) Dryden and her husband Rick of Lyman, Sgt. Thomas M. Palmer and his wife Sarah of South Carolina, Patrick E. Paige and his fiancé Joyce of New Hampshire, Bruce W. Paige and his wife Tammy of Virginia, Dulcey L. Burton of Georgia and Michele A. Kent and her husband Jimmy of Virginia.  He also leaves twenty five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, his siblings James J. Wickham III and his wife Sharon of South Portland, David Wickham and his wife Christine of Waterboro, Frannie Fisher and her husband Bill of Virginia, Maria Carr and her husband Rich of Standish and Patty Wickham of Westbrook as well as several nieces and nephews and countless friends.


Joe was also the grandfather to the late Michael W. Paige, Robert A. Burton Jr. and Bruce W. Burton; as well as the great uncle to the late Brayden Matthew.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the South Windham Community Church, 31 Main Street, South Windham, ME.


Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Joe’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.

Scarborough, ME – Ronald Keith Waterman, 81, of Scarborough, died on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House.  He was the husband of Caroline F. (Geyer) Waterman.


He was born on October 28, 1932 in Portland, ME a son of the late Roy A. and Delia A. (Larson) Waterman.  Ronald grew up in Scarborough and attended Scarborough schools.


Ronald spent thirty four years working for Emery Waterman Co. in Portland and also ran C & R Lunch in Buxton with his wife until retiring in 1995.


He was a member of the American Legion, Sons of Foreign Wars; The Fraternal Order of Eagles in Portland, the Portland VFW and was a very active member of the Moose Lodge in Scarborough.


Ron loved to sing and dance and was a huge karaoke fan as well as an avid hunter and fisherman.


Besides his wife he is survived by five children Ronald W. Waterman of Island Falls, ME, Donald G. Waterman and Tiana Small of Buxton, Russell A. Waterman and his wife Trina of Waterboro, Cynthia S. Townsend and her husband Darrell of Buxton and Lauri Reynolds and her husband Jesse also of Buxton.  He also leaves fourteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren as well as a brother Kenneth Waterman and his wife Connie of Atlanta, GA and many nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.  He was also the father of the late Dennis K. Waterman.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Black Point Cemetery, Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME.


Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Ron’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.


In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to:


The Heart Foundation

31822 Village Center Road

Suite 208

Westlake Village, CA 91361


Portland- James Harold Slauenwhite, 67, of Portland, passed away on June 30th, 2014 at his home. He was the loving husband of Shirley J. (Scott) Slauenwhite. 

He was born on September 27th, 1946, the son of the late Lemuel and Josephine (Thomas) Slauenwhite. He attended Sacred Heart St. Dominic and other local Portland schools, graduating from Portland high school in 1963. 

After graduating, James joined the Air Force and fought in the Vietnam War.  He also served in Germany and the Philippines.  He was honorable discharged in 1970. 

James enjoyed watching television with his wife, especially when it was “Leave it to Beaver”. He also enjoyed watching documentaries about America's involvement in different wars.

James is survived by his two daughters, Lori Greenleaf and Melanie Greenleaf; a son, Michael Greenleaf; two nephews, Lemuel (John) Slauenwhite III and Christopher Boyle; a niece, Kimberly Boyle, and his beloved cat, Mimikins. James was predeceased by his loving wife of 40 years, Shirley, his parents, a brother and a sister.

There will be a graveside service on Saturday, July 12th at 10 am at Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens ave, Portland, ME.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, 981 Forest ave, Portland, ME.


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