Thompson Bonnie 718Lewiston, ME – Bonnie Jane (Green) Thompson, 55, of Canton, ME died on December 30, 2013 at Saint Mary’s Hospital.  She was the wife of Gerald O. Thompson. 

She was born on May 4, 1958 in Portland, ME, a daughter of the late Chester E. & Gloria A. (Stanley) Green.  

Besides her husband, Bonnie is survived by her Sisters Deborah Pullen and Shirley Johnson and her Brothers Chester E. Green Jr., Charles Green and Henry W. Green.  She was also the Mother of the late son William “Billy” Thompson.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Maine Veterans Cemetery Chapel, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta.

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

Landry DanielLewiston-Daniel Richard Landry, 43, of Lewiston, ME, passed away on December 24, 2013, at his home. Daniel was born on March 8, 1970, the son of Joseph A. Landry Jr. and Katherine A. Flaherty. Daniel attended Portland schools and completed his adult education. He was looking forward to classes at Southern Maine Community College.

 

Daniel spent many years as a commercial fisherman in Portland, ME, and off the grand banks of New Finland. He recently worked as a day laborer in Lewiston, ME. Daniel was a wiz at Sudoku. He loved texting and sending emails, and had a lot of friends on Facebook that he enjoyed talking to.

 

Besides his parents, Daniel is survived by a daughter, Khristy Landry of Gorham, ME; brothers Joseph and his wife Sandra Landry of Hebron, ME, and Sonny and his wife Sue Landry of Otisfield, ME; sisters Tammy and her husband George Burgess of Cumming, GA, Cathy and her husband Gordon Beckwith of Lewiston, ME, and Candy and her husband Joseph Helmuth of Redlands, CA; along with several nieces and nephews.

 

There will be a graveside service with a celebration of life to be held in the spring.

 

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave, Portland ME, 04103.

Cusack Ardley 708Portland, ME -- Ardley B. Cusack "Art" of Collins road, Yarmouth, Maine, son of Ralph B. and Myrtle F. (Nelson) Cusack of Scarborough, Maine, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2013 with his family by his side following surgery at Maine Medical Center.

Art loved his work in public service and served as a police officer in Yarmouth for many years. Most recently, he worked as a security officer for Publicover Security and spent his days at the Florida Lights and Power Plant on Cousins Island where he greeted everyone with a smile. Art also spent 32 years as a truck driver for Webber Energy Fuels. He was also a navy veteran of the Korean War.

Art is survived by his wife, Carole Ann Cusack of Yarmouth, Maine, their Son, Stephen James Cusack and his wife Jennifer of Gray, his daughter Susan Barron of Pensacola, Florida, his son Ardley B Cusack II of Lubbock, Texas and his son Ralph B Cusack of Portland, as well as his grandchildren Ardley the III, Christopher A., Eleanor F., and Jayden L. Cusack.

A memorial service will be announced and a spring interment planned

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

Rowe Norman711Portland- Norman Turner Rowe Jr., 67, of Vassalboro, Maine, passed away at Maine Medical Center on December 22, 2013. He was born on February 13, 1946 in Waterville, Maine, the Son of the late Norman Rowe Sr. and Barbara Young. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Lamarre) Rowe.

Norman worked as a photocopy repair technician for American Business Systems and he was an egg expected for the Department of Agriculture.

Norman was very fond of Apple electronics and long drives. He would enjoy reading Stephen King book, and he was also a huge New England Patriots fan.

Besides his wife Patricia, Norman is survived by two sons; Jason and his wife Laura Rowe, and Jeremy and his wife Tina Rowe; three daughters, Tammy and her husband Shawn Desrosiers, Becky Morse, and Mandy Lamontagne; five grandchildren Jacob, Skyler, Bellamy, Madison and Shelbey; three brothers, Stanley Rowe and his family, Ronald Rowe and his family, and Bruce Rowe and his family.

There will be a visitation on Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 6-8pm. There will also be another visitation on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 1-2 pm with a service to follow. Both visitations and the service will all be held at the Living Hope Church, 40 Portland Street Portland, Maine.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Christian Broadcasting Network, 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, VA. 23463.

Funeral Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave, Portland, ME.

Chamberlain Wendy 710Portland-Wendy E. (Martin) Chamberlain, 39, of Minot, ME, died Friday, December 20, 2013 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME, unexpectedly.  Born October 11, 1974, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, ME, the daughter of Richard and Joline (Yeaton) Martin Sr., of Minot. 

Wendy attended Minot, consolidated, and graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn, ME, in 1992.  She then went on to attend St. Joseph College in Windham, ME, and Central Maine Community College in Auburn, ME, where she graduated with a nursing degree.  She worked at Central Maine Medical Center for ten years. 

Wendy enjoyed writing poetry, going camping with her family, cooking, and spending time with her animals.  She was married to Marc P. Chamberlain, of Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

Besides her parents, Wendy is survived by her children; Saree Boutin, Sebastien Chamberlian, and Abrial Chamberlain; siblings Doreen (Ring) and Mark Huston, Jim and Jean Ring Jr., Richard Martin Jr. and Donna (Martin), and Phil Bridges; uncles Micheal Martin Elwood and Barbara Yeaton, and Will and Nancy Grover; Aunt Connie Davis; special nieces Dani, Crystal, and Jenifer; nephews Derrick, James, and Donald; and five great nephews. She also leaves her best friend, Karen Verril, and special friends, The Pratt Family.  She is predeceased by her grandparents, Paul Martin and Brenice (Montminy) Martin, and George and Leona (Haley) Yeaton.  She will be missed by all who loved her.

There will be a visitation at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner St., Auburn, ME, at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 26, 2013, with a service to be followed at 1:00.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Wendy’s name to the A.S.P.A. Animal Shelter in Lewiston, ME.

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