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Category archive: Obituaries

William ‘Bill’ Coolong Sr. (1934-2017)

AVON – William “Billâ€� George Coolong Sr., 83, of Avon, died peacefully early Saturday morning, Nov. 11, 2017. He went to be with his Lord and wife. Bill was born on May 14, 1934, in Avon, the son of Charles and Iona (Philbrick) Coolong. He was one of six children

Lee M. Dumont

Lee M. Dumont

RANGELEY — Lee M. Dumont, 47 of Rangeley died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at Central Maine Medical Center.read more

Everett E. Quimby

Everett E. Quimby

RANGELEY — Everett E. Quimby, a longtime Rangeley resident born March 4, 1943, lost his battle with lung cancer Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at the age of 74. Everett is predeceased by his parents, Owen (Jud) and Rose (Field) Quimby, his brother, Michael “Pickle” Quimby and his brother-in-law, Roy Smith.read more

Joseph L. Campbell (1958-2017)

NEW SHARON – Joseph L. Campbell, 58, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

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

Eli Christopher Morrill 2004-2017

Eli Christopher Morrill 2004-2017

RANGELEY — Eli Christopher Morrill, 12, of Rangeley, was born on Dec. 29, 2004. He passed on from this life Oct.

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

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