Philip J. Thomas Sr.

Died: Apr 21, 2012
Philip J. Thomas Sr.

Portland, ME – Philip J. Thomas Sr. (also known as Lucky) 60, a lifelong resident of Portland, lost his battle with liver cancer on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Maine Medical Center.

 

Phil was born in Portland, ME a son of the late Emery E. & Mae M. (Livingston) Thomas.  He was a jack of all trades and started Thomas Drywall in the early 1990’s after working in the home improvement industry for many years.  

 

In recent years Lucky enjoyed collecting different things. Among his various collections included swords, knives, paintings and nature type knickknacks; such as wolves, Indians and eagles. He was also a movie buff, enjoying watching all types of movie genres; DVDs & Blu-rays were also a part of his many collections.  In his younger years he truly loved his motorcycle and rode just about any chance he got; even doing toy runs to help the less fortunate.

 

Lucky had a rough beginning to his life, but despite that grew into the nice, caring and giving person many knew and loved. He made do with what he had and was a very resourceful man. He would do anything for anyone and never asked for anything in return, even in his time of need.

He will be sadly missed by his four children; Twin sons, Philip J. Thomas Jr. of Gorham and Damian J. Thomas of Westbrook, his daughter Nichole M. Trefethen and her husband Kyle of Westbrook and his youngest son Troy E. Thomas Sr. of Westbrook.  He also leaves his four grandchildren Austin, Kaden, Kynzlea and Troy Jr. as well as his sister Vivian E. Thomas of Portland, his brother Emery E. Thomas Jr. of Tucson, Arizona and several nieces and nephews and many, many friends.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 12 p.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave, Portland with Rev. Philip Shearman officiating.

John D. Egan

Died: Apr 16, 2012
John D. Egan
Sebago, ME – John D. Egan, 50, of Standish died unexpectedly on Monday, April 16, 2012
 
He was born in Massachusetts on June 30, 1961 a son of the late Desmond J. & Irene (Sullivan) Egan. He grew up on Sebago Lake and graduated from Bonny Eagle High School as a member of the class of 1979. After High School he attended the former Southern Maine Vocational & Technical Institute for carpentry.
 
John started working in carpentry at age 15 and eventually started his own business, John Egan Custom Builders.
 
John loved anything to do with the outdoors, which is why the love of his life was Sebago Lake. He enjoyed boating and jet skiing on the lake as well as hunting.
 
He will be sadly missed by his two sons Erik S. Egan of Portland and Robert Egan of Orlando, FL and his three daughters Ashley Perry and her husband Stephen of Gorham, Kayla Allen of Boston, MA and McKenzie Allen of Gorham. He also leaves a grandson Kai Alphonso of South Portland, a granddaughter Kennady M. Perry of Gorham and the family German Shepard Mya.
 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave, Portland, with Rev. Philip Shearman officiating.
 
Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland, ME. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign John’s guestbook.
 
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to:
The Egan Memorial Fund
c/o Norway Savings Bank
10 Franklin Drive
Windham, ME 04062
or
c/o TJ Davis
TJ’s Sandwich Shop
Sebago Lake Village

Ronald David Landry

Died: Apr 11, 2012
Ronald David Landry
Scarborough, Me-Ronald David Landry, 68, of Hollis passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was the husband of Nancy L. (Boyle) Landry.
 
Ronald was born in Lawrence, MA on January 6, 1944 a son of the late Gerard A, & Helen (Webster) Landry. He attended schools in Dracut, MA and graduated from Dracut High School.
 
His life’s trade was in the field of research & development as a tool and die maker, working for such companies as Maine Fabricators, Sylvania GTE, and Xeron.
 
His favorite pass times were building model ships, bird watching, and playing with his cat, Vegas.
 
Besides his beloved wife, Nancy, he is survived by his son, Duglas Landry of Portland, his daughter, Robin Landry of Riegelsville, Pa, his niece, Casey Lowe of Derry, NH. He also leaves two brothers, James Landry and his wife Elaine of Vienna, ME and Douglas Landry and his wife Jean of Jeffersonville, VT as well as longtime friend and companion, Jeff Genthener of Greenville, ME and many nieces and nephews. Ronald was also the step father of Michael Haslam, father of the late Veronica Suzanne Landry and brother of the late Susan Dionne.
 
There will be a private family gathering held at a later date.
 
Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland, ME. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Ronald’s guestbook. 
 
Donations in Ronald’s memory can be made to:
Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
11 Hunnewell Road
Scarborough, ME 04074

Beverly M. (Muzzy) Corliss

Died: Apr 15, 2012
Beverly M. (Muzzy) Corliss
Portland, ME – Beverly M. Corliss, 78, of Portland and formerly of Yarmouth died on Sunday, April 15, 2012 in St. Joseph’s Manor. 
 
Beverly was born on May 6, 1933 in Yarmouth, ME a daughter of the late Clyve A. & Marion K. (Clark) Muzzy. She grew up in Yarmouth, graduating from North Yarmouth Academy in 1951. After high school she started working for an attorney in Portland and going to college as a paralegal, until she decided that raising a family was something she wanted to do more.
 
Beverly was an amazing pianist throughout her life. She loved music and attended several concerts including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson. She enjoyed reading, especially romance novels and biographies and she even wrote her own poetry. She also enjoyed the outdoors and bird watching.
 
She is survived by her six children Brian Corliss of Portland, Cindy L. Corliss of New Gloucester, ME, Brenda “Brandy” Lane of Farmington, ME, Debbie Shepard and her husband Keith of Nashua, NH, Sylvia Hunnewell and her husband Jeff of Gray, ME and Kimberly McDonough of Mariaville, ME. She also leaves her seven grandchildren Shannon, Jeffery, Amber, Andrea, Amanda, Will and Kara and her six great grandchildren as well as her sister-in-law E. “Sister” McCarthy of Bowdoinham, ME. She was also the sister of the late Harvey A. Muzzy.
 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12 noon at Gray Village Cemetery, Gray with Pastor Dan Michaud officiating.
 
Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland, ME. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Beverly’s guestbook.

Stacey L. (Norton) Gresham

Died: Apr 8, 2012
Stacey L. (Norton) Gresham
Lisbon Falls, ME – Stacey L. (Norton) Gresham, 48, of Lisbon Falls died unexpectedly at her home on April 8, 2012.
She was born in Brunswick, ME on January 8, 1964 a daughter of the late Laroy S. & Esther I. (Curit) Norton. Stacey grew up in Pownal and graduated from Lisbon Falls Christian Academy.
After High School Stacey worked for Eastland Shoes in Freeport for a while until becoming a mother, which then became her job.
She enjoyed crocheting, plastic canvas and playing computer games, but her favorite pastime was her family, whom she loved spending time with.
She will be sadly missed by six children Tracey Smith and her husband Maurice of Lisbon, Kimberly Norton of Lisbon Falls, Amy Norton of Lisbon, Alan Voisine of Springfield, MA, Edwin Gayton of Durham, ME and Corrie Bergeron and her husband John of Lewiston. She also leaves her five grandchildren Charnette, Traylynn, Moe-Moe, Josh & Kaylie, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 2 p.m. at TNT Church, 213 Foreside Road Topsham, ME.
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to help defray the cost of her final expenses:
C/O Tracey Smith
23 Village Street Apt. 1
Lisbon, ME 04250

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