Ferland Donald 2Donald R. Ferland, 70, of Greene died peacefully February 3 at Hospice House after a courageous battle with lung disease. He was born in Mexico, Maine April 27, 1943, the youngest child of Albert and Alice (Drouin) Ferland.

He married his wife, Harriet I. Anderson in August 1966 and moved to Greene in 1970 to raise their family. He worked a variety of jobs throughout his life, including owning his own trucking company. He was also a member of the Greene Volunteer Fire Department for 37 years.

He leaves behind his daughter, Tina Hutchinson of Lewiston, and two sons, Michael of Greene and Donald J. of Lewiston, two grandchildren Kylie Ferland of Farmington and Seth Hutchinson of Lewiston, his sister Anita Richard and two brothers Al and David, several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife and his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the Hillview Resource Center at 16 Hillside Lane in Lewiston from 1-3:30 pm

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

Buxton PeterBATH --- Peter Anson Buxton, 53, Passed peacefully Jan 29,2014 at The Hospice House of Auburn, from complications of the stroke he suffered following his heart surgery.

Peter was born in Augusta, Maine on June 7,1960 the son of Raymond L. Buxton Sr. and Elsie L. Bowler Buxton. He was one of 10 children.

Peter attended Edgecomb Eddy School .

Peter will be remembered for being a big man with a big heart who cherished his dogs. Especially Molly his faithful companion boxer who went to heaven to wait for him just 2 days before Peters passing. The stories he told and all the help he gave to every one never once turned anyone away for anything. The first to come at the call for help or visit a sick family member or friend .You couldn’t count the cars he fixed for family and friends as well as all the cars Pete bought sold and traded to help anyone who needed have a car. Pete worked for a time as a car sales man and Repo Man.

Peter is predeceased by both his parents Raymond L. Buxton Sr. and Elsie L. Buxton as well as sisters Juanita Weymouth, Donna Willis and Sue Buxton, and his many dogs

He is survived by Brothers Ted Weymouth his wife Pat of Monmouth, Raymond Buxton Jr and his wife Sandra of N.Y. Sisters Betty Gould her husband Robert of Madrid, Rita Buxton and partner Raymond Stuart of Pittston, Ray Mona Arft and partner David Young of Poland, Heidi Buxton of Richmond and Muriel Winchenbach of Bath.

A Favorite Uncle to several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service is planned in the spring at Glenside Cemetery on Turkey Lane, Winthrop, ME

Sabattus, ME – Jane Anne Flynn, 80, passed away January 23, 2014 peacefully at her home with her loving family at her side.

Born Nov. 4, 1933 in Brockton MA, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Blanche (Gale) Barron. She married the late Richard Flynn of Brockton, MA on June 13, 1953. In 1959 they purchased their home in Plainville, MA where their eleven children were raised. Jane had been a resident of Sabattus ME for the past 8 years. She previously lived in Pompano Beach, FL.

Jane was a vocalist in the Saint Martha’s Church choir and for many years her beautiful voice could be heard from the choir accompanied by the late organist Hector Gibeault. Together they performed at many Masses, weddings, and funerals. She loved opera and passed on the gift of music to many of her children and grandchildren.

Outgoing and lively, Jane loved spending time with her large circle of family and friends. Her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren were a great source of pride and Jane’s home was filled with family photos. Grandma Jane was famous for her holiday feasts, and many happy times were spent gathered around her beautifully decorated table. The inevitable music & singing that followed were among her greatest joys. Her open hearted presence, warm hugs and infectious laughter will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her Sisters, Ruth Buckley, Blanche Tyrrell, Ina Mae Keohane; her brother in law, Bill Tyrrell and sister in law, Eleanor Barron; her children, Kevin Flynn and his wife Nancy of North Attleboro MA, Timothy Flynn and his wife Karen and Brian Flynn and his wife Linda of Bowdoin ME, Daniel Flynn and his wife Gloria and Eileen Maguire and her husband Keith of Lincolnville ME, Mary Gibeault and her husband Marty of Plainville MA, Katie Flynn and her husband Paul of Eliot ME, Sean Flynn and his partner Jill Harrington of Exeter ME, Maureen Larkin and her husband Michael of Rockport MA, Patrick Flynn and his wife Kristin and James Flynn and his wife Kathy of Appleton ME; her 33 grand children and 13 great-grand children. She was predeceased by her brother, James Barron.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on February 22nd, 2014 at the Wentworth by the Sea, 588 Wentworth Road - New Castle, NH 0385. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice,15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240

Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Jane’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.

Blue Hill- Darrin Wayne Pinette, 43, formerly of Southern Maine. Passed away unexpectedly January 25, 2014. Darrin's happiness was his family and close friends. He enjoyed spending time with those close to him and making them laugh.

Darrin had a place in his heart for every animal he saw. His passion was cooking and had done so most of his life. he was currently employed by Marlintini's in Blue Hill. Darrin always left a unique impression on everyone he met. He was most at peace with his toes in the sand somewhere along the beach. He loved to fish and loved being outside with his dogs.

Darrin was predeceased by his mom, Joyce. step father Don. Step sister Janie. Brother-in-law Billy, and Cousin Kevin. Darrin was not only a father to his two kids, but also had a very special place in his heart for his nieces and nephews, caring for them like they were his own. He will be remembered by his father and Stepmother, Dennis and Jane. Uncle Jimmy and Aunt Jerry.His Fiancé Nan. Children, Brittany, Courtney, and Zachary. Brother and Sisters, Dennis, Denise, and Deb. Step brothers and sisters, Cindy, Dennis, Jeff, Jimmy, Kathlene and Ricky. Darrin will also be remembered by many special friends that he considered family.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Old Town Animal Orphanage at 71 Airport Road, Old Town, ME 04468

 

 

Clifford AlyceAuburn, ME – Alyce H. Clifford, 85, of State College, PA, previously of Bridgton, ME and Pelham Manor, NY, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the Auburn Hospice House.

Alyce was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle (Mischka) Cousins and grew up in Cleveland, OH. At the age of eighteen, Alyce moved to New York City to pursue a career as a photographic model with the Ford Modeling Agency. She was one of the first to model the high fashions that came out of Paris after WWII. Alyce also pioneered “runway” modeling and taught at the Vogue School of Modeling.

In 1958, she married William M. Clifford who preceded her in death in January 2013. They raised four children in Pelham Manor, NY and then they retired to their lake house on Moose Pond in Bridgton, ME. There she discovered a talent for photography from the other side of the camera lens.” Her stunning scenic images of Maine and other parts of the world encountered on her travels with her husband Bill were exhibited and sold in several galleries throughout Maine.

Alyce is survived by her four children, Cathey (Stephen) Taft of White Plains, NY, Kim McMahon of Oxford, ME, Patricia (Micah) Barbash of State College, PA and William M. Clifford Jr. of Seymour, CT. She is also survived by her adored grandchildren; Shad Clifford, Jessica McMahon, Erin Colby, Holly Vroom Villanueva, Capt. Joshua Taft, Matthew Taft, Emily, Caroline, William III, Mary Clifford and Daniel Barbash. She also leaves six adoring great grandchildren; Herizen Clifford, Jesse Vessel, Martin, Seff and Valentino Villanueva and Christopher Mas.

The family will be celebrating their life with Alyce at a private memorial service.

Please visit www.advantage Portland.com to sign Alyce’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.

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