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.

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

Robert M. Carson Jr.

Died: Apr 7, 2012
Robert M. Carson Jr.
Portland, ME – Robert Matthew Carson, Jr., 46, of Scarborough, ME and formerly of Greenville, NY died on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Mercy Hospital, after a two year battle with cancer.
 
He was born on September 24, 1965 in Roslyn, NY a son of the late Robert M. Carson, Sr. and Helen A. (Merrihew) Carson, with whom he lived. He grew up in Greenville, NY, attended local schools and graduating from Greenville High School.
 
Bob was a truck driver by trade and worked for Albany Asphalt in Albany, NY before starting his own trucking company, Carson’s & Sons in South China, ME. Also, while in New York he was a licensed EMT, working for Capitol District and Richards ambulance services. He also volunteered his time as a firefighter in Greenville and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, AFL-CIO.
 
He enjoyed snow mobiling and was a huge NASCAR fan with Dale Earnhardt Sr. as his favorite driver.
 
Besides his mother Helen, he is survived by his two sons, Robert M. Carson III of Scarborough, ME and Charles P. Carson of Waterville, ME as well as his brother Patrick S. Carson, his niece Camdynn Carson both of South Portland, ME and many cousins.
 
Relatives and friends of Robert are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday May 5, 2012 located at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, NY. Service will be held at 11 a.m.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to:
American Cancer Society
1 Bowdoin Mill Island
Suite 300
Topsham, ME 04086

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

Sandra Jean (Sinclair) Hallstrom

Died: Apr 2, 2012
Sandra Jean (Sinclair) Hallstrom
Portland, ME – Sandra Jean Hallstrom, 75, a lifelong resident of Portland died Monday, April 2, 2012 surrounded by her family.
 
Sandra was born in Portland, ME on November 7, 1936, a daughter of the late Albert & Barbara G. (Edwards) Sinclair. 
 
She worked briefly on the Portland Wharf and also for the Old Portland Hospital; however her greatest job was being Mom.
 
Sandra was a member of the Eagles in South Portland for a time and bowled in many candlepin bowling leagues. She was a huge fan of Elvis and enjoyed singing and dancing herself and also became very adept at playing the spoons. She enjoyed Television, coloring and the Lifetime channel especially, but also showed interest in horror movies and Tom & Jerry. She also loved a party, family gatherings were one of her favorite things, she adored her family and enjoyed their company.
 
She will be sadly missed by her three daughters Barbara Hallstrom, Debra Stevens both of Portland and Donna Costales and her companion Eloge of South Portland. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren James, Eric, Marc, Paul and his wife Robyn, Jessica and her husband Yauel, Sheena, Nicole and her husband Joshua, David and Keiana and her five great grandchildren Jordan, Zachary, Haley, Xavier and Gabriel as well as her longtime companion Arthur Galonis of Portland, her two brothers Charles Sinclair and Bruce Lombard and Joan both of Portland, her three sisters Laurel Sweney, Dorothy Dye of Westbrook and Sharon Lombard of New York City, her step son Roberto Mesa, a long time friend Billy Carey, and a very special women Sarah Gay, her faithful Chihuahua Sandy Hallstrom and several nieces and nephews. She is also the sister of the late Janice Robitaille, Marjorie Wilcox and David Sinclair and the step daughter of the late Howard Lombard.
 
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery, Stevens Ave, Portland. 
 
Burial will be private.
 
Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave., Portland, ME. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Sandra’s guestbook.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to:
Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102
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