Freeport, ME -- Judith (Maloney) Belyea, 77, died on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Freeport Nursing and Rehab. She was the wife of the late Ronald J. Belyea Sr. who died in 1992.
She was born on May 21, 1939, in Rockland a daughter of the late Frank and Madeline (Burton) Maloney. She grew up in South Thomaston and attended local schools graduating from Rockland District High School the class of 1957. She married in 1958 in Rockland and raised her family there.
Judith primarily was a homemaker occasionally working off and on as a switchboard operator at the telephone company and at Finest Grocery store cashiering, meat room and produce room.
She loved camping and even bought herself a motor-home after her husband died and would travel around meeting new friends. She traveled with friends to Mexico, California and Arizona. She loved having flowers and watching the birds. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy.
She is survived by her son Ronald Belyea, Jr. of Sarasota, FL, two daughters Brenda Munroe and her husband James of Rockport and Terri Belyea and partner Jeffrey Knight of Warren. She also leaves her grandchildren Sheree, Alison, Kayla, Lilli and Liza and her great grandchildren Jadynn, Mackenzie, Tessa and Cody.
At her request there will be no services. A private burial will be held in the Spring at Village Cemetery, Thomaston.
Portland, ME - Carl Grindle, 77, of Portland passed away on December 16, 2016 while surrounded by his family.
He was born on April 5, 1939 to Cecil and Jennie (Burton) Grindle in Blue Hill, ME. His mother Jennie Grindle passed away giving birth to Carl so he was adopted and loved by Alfred and Maxine Wellington of South Portland.
He was predeceased by brothers Vaughn and Jerry Wellington. He leaves behind a beloved wife of 40 years Pamela Burnham of Portland. A sister, Mary Jo Cox of Buxton his children: John Burnham and his wife Tracy of Windham, their children Stephen and Mariah; Kim Burnham-Haskell of Gray and her children, Ashley, Zack, Colby and Grace; Angela Burnham of Portland and her sons Cody and his wife Ashlee and Christopher; Jennie Grindle of Portland; Jimmy Grindle and his Wife Erin of North Yarmouth and their children Cameron, Gage and Jackson; Chipper Grindle of Portland; John Grindle and his wife Edith of Kittery; and Cheryl Hamm of South Portland. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Carl attended South Portland Schools. After serving in the United States Army he worked many years in the sheet metal industry until retiring from Bath Iron Works. He will always be remembered for his favorite quote "Fair to Middling", this would be his response anytime someone asked how he was doing, no matter how he was really doing.
The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the adult day care program and the dementia units at the Barron Center in Portland for the excellent care provided.
A Celebration of life will be held Tuesday December 20,2016 at the VFW located at 687 Forest Ave. Portland from 4-7.
Katherine E. May, 93, of Toronto, Canada and formerly of Portland went dancing with the Angels On December 8, 2016, in her 94th year.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Danforth Street, Portland, ME at 10:00 a.m.
Burial in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland will follow.
If friends so wish, donations may be made to a charity of their choice.
Auburn, ME – Darlene Mae Hall, 44, of Auburn died unexpectedly on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at her home.
She was born on March 26, 1972 in Lewiston, ME a daughter of the late Francis & Sturcha (Stewart) Collins. She grew up in Lewiston, attending local area schools and received her GED from Lisbon High School.
Darlene was a devoted stay at home Mom, who loved to cook, especially around the holidays. Christmas was her favorite time of year!
She is survived by her Son Zachary Hall, his wife Alexis, her two Daughters Brittany Hall, and Kaitlynn Hall and her grandchildren Liam and Ryder. She also leaves three Sisters, Deborah Williams and her husband Ralph, Diane Morse and her husband Ken, Doreen Walters and her husband Edward and two Brothers Frances Collins and Stewart Collins, as well as nieces nad nephews Melanie, Kennith, Matthew. Jennifer, Jessica, Michael, Garrett, Natalie and best of friends, Viki Collins, and the Tyler family.
A Memorial will be held after the holidays to honor her life; please check back as more information will follow soon.
A gofundme page has been created for those who are able and want to help. We appreciate what’s been donated so far and just miss her so much. Please visit www.gofundme.com/darci-halls-funeral-service, to donate.
Old Orchard Beach, ME – Donna F. (Merrill) Roy, 71, of Old Orchard Beach died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was the wife of the late Donald Roy, former Old Orchard Beach Fire Chief, who died on February 3, 1990.
She was born in Rochester, NH on September 25, 1945 a daughter of the late Lawrence E. & Ethelyn P. (Hoyt) Merrill. Donna spent many years at Fairchild Semiconductor as a line supervisor and also spent several years on the Board of Directors for the Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church.
Donna was a devoted Mother and Grandmother and loved her dog Niko. She was an avid gardener, loving her Black-Eyed Susan’s and could tell you just about anything you wanted to know about the QVC host. She treasured her home, having spent over 50 years there.
She is survived by her daughters Kim McLaughlin and her fiancé George Greene of Old Orchard Beach and Kelly Roy of Fountain, CO. She also leaves her grandchildren Megan McLaughlin and her partner Michael Fitzgerald, Kristie McLaughlin and her fiancé, Brian McLaughlin, Kaitlyn Budicky and Gage Roy; as well as her brother Richard “Fuzzy” Merrill and his wife Claudette of Old Orchard Beach.
Per Donna’s request, there will be no services.
In lieu of flowers, and given her devotion to her dog, Niko, please make dog food donations to the Old Orchard Beach Community Animal Watch, 1 Portland Ave (Town Hall) or to the Animal Welfare Society of Kennebunk.