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Category archive: Obituaries

George Theodore Pillsbury

FARMINGTON — George Theodore Pillsbury, 79, of 300 Whittier Road, Farmington departed for his heavenly home on Monday, July 22, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Rangeley, Oct. 8, 1933. He was a graduate of Farmington High School and attended Eastern Naz…

George Theodore Pillsbury (1933-2013)

FARMINGTON – George Theodore Pillsbury, 79, of Farmington, departed for his heavenly home on Monday, July 22, 2013 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. He was born in Rangeley  on Oct. 8, 1933, the son of Leon Pillsbury and Frances (Farren) Pillsbury. He was a graduate of Farmington High School and attended Eastern Nazarene College in

Elizabeth F. "Betty" Rietschel

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. — Elizabeth F. “Betty” Rietschel, 91, died on Nov. 16, 2012, at The Coventry in Southern Pines, N.C. She was born in Phillips, the daughter of the late Truman E. and Martha Connell Masterman. She was a graduate of Phillips High School and the Nor…

Leatrice O. Orr

FARMINGTON — Leatrice Oakes Orr, 83, of Farmington, died on June 3, in the comfort of her own home, where she had been lovingly cared for. She was born in Rangeley, Feb. 21, 1930, to parents, Harold and Dorothy Oakes. Leatrice graduated from Wilton Academy in 1948 and from the Farmin…

Rowena H. Reed

AUBURN – Rowena H. Reed, 94, of Strong, died peacefully, May 23, 2013, at the Hospice House in Auburn. She was born April 9, 1919, in Phillips, a daughter of Clarence and Patia (Moores) Huff and was a graduate of Strong High School in the Class of 1937. On April 21, 1938, she married the l…

Ellen J. Webber

CHESTERVILLE — Ellen J. Webber, 75, of Chesterville, passed away at her home on Wednesday, May 22. She was born in Littleton, N.H. in 1937, the daughter of Harry and Beatrice Williams. She attended schools in Phillips. On June 19, 1955, she married Stephen Webber, and the couple…

Kenneth L. Henderson

RANGELEY — Kenneth L. Henderson, 40, of Weeks Mills Road, South China, died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 30, as the result of a tragic snowmobile accident on Rangeley Lake. He was born in Augusta on Nov. 30, 1972, the son of Kenneth L. Henderson and Cynthia J. (Hood) Thompson. Th…

John P. Spencer Jr.

RANGELEY — John P. Spencer Jr., 41, of Litchfield, died unexpectedly on Dec. 30.

Glen N. Henderson

RANGELEY — Glen N. Henderson, 43, of Sabattus, died unexpectedly on Dec. 30, 2012. Glen lived his life to the fullest, even though it was cut short. He was an avid racing fan and raced for many years at the local tracks. He was the 2005 Outlaw Champion at Oxford Plains Speedway. …

Lester P. Gould

PHILLIPS — Lester Presby Gould, 83, of Phillips, died April 25, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 2, 1929, in Avon, the son of Lester and Lillian (Presby) Gould. He was educated in the schools of Avon and Phillips. He married Leola Kelley on Sept. …

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