Irene B. Hamlin, 85, of North Conway passed away on March 3, 2014 at the Merriman House in North Conway.
She was born in Conway a daughter of Frank and Sohmer Osgood Gagne and was educated in Conway schools.
Irene was employed at the Forest Industries in Fryeburg and also Frankson's Furniture Company in Ossipee.
She was predeceased by three husbands, Paul Flanagan, Friday Haley, and Chet Hamlin; one daughter Marlene Flanagan; three brothers, Wilfred Gagne, George Gagne, and Robert Gagne and also two sisters, Rita Supernor and Ruth Goldfarb.
She is survived by one son, Francis Flanagan; four brothers Bruce Gagne, Roger Gagne, Ronald Gagne and Eugene Gagne; and three sisters, Marie Eley, Elizabeth Wade, and Dorothy Sawyer; one granddaughter, Amy Flanagan; and one grandson, Roger Alan; and three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at Pine Grove Cemetery, Fryeburg later in the spring. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Merriman House, 3073 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH 03813. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home, Fryeburg. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org.
Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014 05:25
Earl Ronald Mori, 85, departed this earth on Feb. 26, 2014 in Tavares, Fla.
He was born Jan. 9, 1929 in West Springfield, Mass. to Yolanda Mori and grew up on the family farm. He moved to North Conway, New Hampshire to marry the love of his life, Glenna Dupuis, on Oct. 14, 1949. They lived a long and fulfilling 60 years, together in the Mount Washington Valley where they raised five children of their own and many wonderful foster children.
Earl and Glenna owned and operated Lens Taxi and managed the Chevron gas station, where Earl was an auto mechanic, for many years before Earl went into the insurance business by signing on as a salesman with Combined Insurance of Chicago, Illinois in 1967. He retired as a district manager with Combined in 1984. After retirement, he and Glenna spent the next several years traveling the U.S., visiting all 50 states.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 02:00
Gloria L. Luken passed away Feb. 28, 2014 at the Merriman House in North Conway. She was married to Edward T. Luken Sr. who served in the 10th Mountain Division during World War ll. He was stationed in Italy.
Gloria besides being a homemaker, was the secretary of RSVP at the Gibson Center for several years. She also organized trips for the Gibson Center. She enjoyed traveling and bingo.
Gloria was preceded in death by her husband Ed in 1973. She is survived by their three children, Edward Jr. and wife, Brenda, Nancy Boisvert and her husband, Russell, and Thomas E. Luken and wife, Melissa; grandchildren are Eddie, Luke, Dilworth, Scott, Russell, Tommy, Lisa, Charles and Samantha; and three great-grandchildren.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 04:17
Glenn James Chadbourne Sr., 85, of Bridgton, Maine, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2014, surrounded by his family at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
He was born Oct. 30, 1928 in Bridgton to Delmar and Phyllis (Lambert) Chadbourne. Glenn attended school in Bridgton and entered the U.S. Army in 1951. He served two years in the heavy mortar division and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War.
Glenn married Janice Ann Bowley on May 29, 1954, and lived in Brunswick and Topsham until 1971 when they returned to Bridgton. He was employed by Central Maine Power as a 1st Class Lineman for 35 years.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 04:14
Burton Harrison Brooks, of Brownfield, Maine, passed away peacefully at home on March 2, 2014, with his loving family by his side.
A graduate of Fryeburg Academy, class of 1953, Burton married his high school sweetheart, Carol Brown Brooks.
Burton began his career as a master mechanic at Lacasse Chevrolet in Fryeburg, then Walkers Chevrolet in Brownfield. He later became service manager for Churchill Motors in Kezar Falls, Maine. He owned and operated his own automotive repair business in Brownfield for 30 plus years. Burton was very well known for his mechanical abilities and his talent for custom steel fabrication. For many years, neighborhood residents looked forward to seeing Burt in his big tractor appear at their driveways to clean the snow away.
Burton was a 32nd degree Mason, Kora Shrine of Lewiston, and Past Master of Mount Moriah Lodge No. 56 A.M.F.M. of Brownfield. In addition, Burt served his local community in such capacities as selectman, volunteer firefighter, and Historical Society Member.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 04:11