Saco, ME – Carol A. (Smith) Jamison, 65, of Saco lost her battle with cancer and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at her home, in the arms of her loving husband and true soul mate, Charlie.
Carol was born on March 10, 1949 in Biddeford, ME a daughter of the late Rawlston E. & Dorothy K. (Brooks) Clark. She grew up in Kennebunk, attending local area schools and graduating from Kennebunk High School.
She married Charles S. Jamison on March 10, 1997 in Ohio and moved back to Maine in 2006, settling in Saco. She and Charlie enjoyed car rides, with a full tank of gas and nowhere to go, dining out, and simply being together.
Besides her mom and dad, Carol was predeceased by a sister, Ethel Walker.
Carol is survived by daughters Michelle Allen of Old Orchard Beach and Kristine Davis of Sanford; sisters Barbara DeCelles and her husband Roland of Arundel, and Edith Thomas of Sanford; step children Mandy Slemmons of Middleburg, OH, Tobi Jamison and his wife Erin of Union, OH and Wesley Jamison and his partner Gavin of Chicago, IL . She also leaves brother-in-law David Jamison, sister-in-law Carolyn Dandrea, and mother and father-in-law Myra and Ralph Jamison as well as cousins Priscille Bryant, Joanne Ricker, and Pauline Martin, and several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, step grandchildren and close friends, and her beloved dog Gus.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at Seacoast Chapel, 228 Buxton Road, Saco. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel. Burial will be private.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Carol’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Carol’s memory can be made to:
Hospice of Southern Maine
180 US Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Scarborough- Thomas Owen Darcy Sr., 50, of Hiram and Falmouth, passed away on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House surrounded by his family and loved ones.
He was born on May 1st, 1963 in Boston, MA, the son of Thomas R and M. Lois Darcy of Westwood, MA. He graduated from Westwood High School in 1981. During his high school years he played basketball and was a member of Young Life. He was best known to his friends as ‘Darse’. After High School, Tom attended Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton, MA. He then joined the Local Carpenters Union.
Tom married his high school sweetheart, Wendy Petersen, in 1987 in Westwood, MA and proceeded to have three beautiful children. He left the Carpentry Union and focused his career in Property Management in the healthcare field. Ultimately leading to the family moving to Falmouth, Maine in pursuit of this career path. In more recent years, Tom spent several seasons working for L.L.Bean and Lowe’s.
Tom’s favorite place to relax with family was at the family camp on Boyd Lake in Milo ME. Many hours were spent talking around the campfire, fishing, laughing, and sleeping on the boat. He also spent many weekends with family exploring the White Mountains of NH.
His many other interests include gardening, cribbage, camping, listening to music - especially the ‘Doors’, and attending his children’s sporting events.
Tom had a strong passion for cooking. He looked forward to holidays so he could share his passion with those he loved.
He also had an amazing talent to create Works of Art from a simple piece of wood. Each piece was crafted individually as a sign of his love for the recipient. Each and every piece will be treasured for many generations to come.
He is survived by the mother of his children and wife of 23 years Wendy S. Petersen and his three children; Thomas O Darcy Jr, Matthew T Darcy and Meghan S Darcy all of Falmouth ME. He also leaves behind his sister, Lisa A Darcy of Hiram ME and many nieces and nephews.
A burial will be scheduled later this spring in his final resting place in Westwood, MA. Also, a private family service will be held this summer at the family camp in his memory.
Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland, ME.
Auburn, ME – William A. Daniels, 92, of South Paris died on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Auburn Hospice House. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth R. (Carroll) Daniels who died on April 26, 2000.
Bill was born in Paris Hill, ME on July 26, 1921 a son of the late Alfred M. & Ethel (Twitchell) Daniels. He grew up in Paris Hill and graduated from Paris High School. He went on to remain a Paris area resident all of his life.
He served his country in the US Army during World War II from 1942-1946, earning the rank of Corporal. Prior to leaving for active duty, Bill married Elizabeth on September 17, 1942.
Bill worked as a carpenter for many years before retiring in the early 1980’s. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially at Richardson Lake in Andover, ME. He was a devoted family man, also putting his family first and doing whatever he could do to provide and support them. He was especially smitten with his grandchildren, even until days before his death, his face would light up for them.
He is survived by his two children, Sally E. Latham of Norway and David A. Daniels and his wife Bessie of Harrison. He is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren, two sisters Mary Boynton of Paris Hill, ME and Phyllis Lasalle of Bolster Mills, ME as well as several nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Douglas A. Daniels, who died in 1966 and Marianne D. Mecervier, who died in 2001 and was the brother of the late Mark Daniels. He was also predeceased by a grandson and a great granddaughter.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Riverside Annex Cemetery, South Paris, ME.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Bill’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to:
Auburn Hospice House
236 Stetson Road
Auburn, ME 04210
South Portland, ME – Theodore K. Rice Jr., CSW, RSAC, 81, of South Portland and formerly of Concord, NH, died on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Seaside Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on August 21, 1932 in Concord, NH a son of the late Theodore K. & Elnora (Weast) Rice Sr. He attended schools in Concord and graduated from Concord High School in 1948. He served his country in the US Army, serving with the military police.
Mr. Rice received further educated at Colby College and did his graduate work at Dartmouth, University of New Hampshire, and the University of Connecticut. He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling as well as the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Counseling and was licensed for independent practice as a Certified Social Worker in Maine. Theodore was also a Registered Substance Abuse Counselor in Maine and was President/Owner of Counseling & Consultation Services.
Mr. Rice was affiliated with the University of Southern Maine where he taught courses in Business Communication, Group Process and Introduction to Communications. He also served as a consultant to business and public sector services agencies as well as private practitioner and trainer.
He was employed at York County Counseling from 1974 thru 1982 as the clinical director of the substance abuse program and spent four years as Regional Director. He served as Chairman of the Maine Board of Registration of Substance Abuse Counselors; he also served on several advisory boards and held faculty positions at the University of Southern Maine Graduate School, the University of New Hampshire and the University of Connecticut.
Theodore has also held other positions including work in Federal and State penitentiaries, clinical director of a JCAH accredited alcoholism program and training and consultation throughout New England.
He was a past director of the Southern NH Appalachian Mountain Club and was a member of Project Soar, Boy Scouts of America, and the Presidents Club Colby College.
He loved hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, cross country skiing, biking, snowshoeing, the ocean, rock collecting, teaching the Great Books adult classes at USM.
Theodore was a kind, generous and warm hearted man and will be missed by many including his son Theodore K. Rice, III of Lantana, FL, his daughter Elizabeth Worth and her husband Robert of Bow, NH, his two grandchildren Kyle E. Worth of Merrimack, NH and Justin R. Worth of Storrs, CT. He also leaves a brother Roger L. Rice of Cohassett, MA and three nephews Roger, Paul and David Rice.
A celebration of life will be held this summer at date to be determined.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Theodore’s guest book and to leave condolences for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Appalachian Mountain Club
5 Joy Street
Boston, MA 02108
ATTN: Ted Rice Jr. Memorial for Trail Maintenance
Merrimack County SPCA
130 Washington Street
Penacook, NH 03304
ATTN: Ted Rice Memorial
Sabattus, M E -- Erica J. “Shorty” Norton, 26, of Sabattus and formerly of Turner, ME and Bristol, CT died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 15, 2014.
She was born on June 24, 1987 in Torrington, CT. The daughter of Kimberly A. (Norton) Kokiel and her husband Michael of Chelsea, ME and paternal father Eric Allen and his Wife Sherrie of Arizona. Erica lived in Bristol, CT until the age of 12 when she moved to Turner, ME. She graduated from Leavitt High School in 2004 and was attending CMCC, majoring in Computers and Information Technology.
Before returning to CMCC as a full time student, Erica worked in Lewiston at Tim Horton’s where she ran the bakery. While in High School, she ran track and field and was a member of the cheerleading squad and played a little clarinet. She also enjoyed all types of music, especially Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.
She was a devoted mother to her son Shayne A. Henry of Sabattus, the light of her life was her “little man” who was her greatest joy, Shayne was her world, and everything revolved around her Shaynie.
Besides her parents and her son, she also leaves two sisters Patricia Kokiel of Greene, ME and Tessa Kokiel of Chelsea, ME, her maternal grandmother Jean Childs of Wales, ME, grandparents Mike and Judith Kokiel of Bristol, CT., Harold and Patty Vandusen of Dade City Fl., and her fiancée, Louie Nava, with whom she lived with in Sabauttus. The two were considered Bonnie & Clyde. She also is survived by many cousins, including Lacie and Tommy Currier and “Little” Michael Kokiel as well as several aunts and uncles. She was also the granddaughter of the late Henry R. Norton, who died in May 1991.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 12 – 2 p.m. in the Chapman Gathering Room at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner Street, Auburn, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Gracelawn with Rev. Philip Shearman officiating.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Erica’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
Shayne Henry College Fund
Kimberly A. Kokiel (Trustee)
368 Nelson Road
Chelsea, ME 04330