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Category archive: Obituaries

Harland R. (Spike) Kidder

FARMINGTON — Harland R. (Spike) Kidder, 98, of Rangeley, an avid hunter, trapper, angler and guide, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at the age of 98 at Sandy River Center in Farmington. At the time of his death, he was the oldest citizen of Rangeley and holder of the Boston Post Cane for the honor.read more

Injured Arizona hiker rescued on the AT in Franklin County

TOWNSHIP D — An Arizona woman injured Tuesday while hiking the Appalachian Trail on Bemis Mountain was flown by helicopter to the Rangeley airport. Rescuers hiked up the steep mountain south of Rangeley to reach the woman who was about three-quarters of a mile from the summit, accord…

Eloise May Stevens (1933-2017)

FARMINGTON – Eloise May Stevens, 83, of Strong, passed away on Oct. 7, 2017 at Franklin Memorial Hospital. She was born on Oct. 15, 1933, in Avon, the daughter of Benjamin and Pearl (Ames) Savage. She was educated in the schools of Phillips, graduating from Phillips High School in the class of 1952

Rangeley man pleads guilty in crash that claimed Wilton man’s life

FARMINGTON — A Rangeley man was sentenced Tuesday to serve two years of a nine-year sentence for driving drunk, which resulted in the death of another driver. Rusty LeRoy Knox, 35, of East Wilton, a self-employed logger, husband of his school sweetheart and the father of four, died a…

Clarence W. Cushman (1954-2017)

CANTON – Clarence W. Cushman, 63, of Canton, passed away August 29, 2017 at Pinnacle Health Care. He was born June 13, 1954 in Avon the son of Walter and Glenys (Masterman) Cushman. He attended Mt

Lena Clarise Gray

FARMINGTON — Lena Clarise Gray, 89 years young of Rangeley, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at Sandy River Nursing Home, where she resided for just over a year. She was much loved, and well taken care of by all staff and care members; she loved them all. Much thanks from all her family.read more

Franklin County women indicted on theft, forgery charges

FARMINGTON — Two women from Jay and Phillips were formerly charged Thursday in separate cases involving theft of more than $10,000 each from a business and a road association. A Franklin County grand jury indicted Bobbie J. Dawes, 45, of Jay on a felony charge of theft by unauthorize…

White takes top spot for 13th consecutive year at timber event

PHILLIPS — The early Saturday morning fog cleared by 9 a.m., but the field and parking lot on Route 4 were still wet from the heavy Friday downpours.

George ‘Bill’ M. Dunham

George ‘Bill’ M. Dunham

A Graveside Service for George “Bill” M. Dunham, of Dallas Plantation, who died Aug. 1, 2017, will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 at 1: p.m.

Deborah C. White

Deborah C. White

OQUOSSOC — Deborah C. White, 58, of Oquossoc, died early Friday morning at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston following a long illness.read more