Obituaries

Jonathan L. Gray

Jonathan L. Gray

Biddeford, ME – Jonathan Lee Gray, 39, of Saco passed away unexpectedly on September 2, 2019 at Southern Maine Health Center. Born in Portland, ME on October 9, 1979 to Richard A. and the late Elaine (Wing) Gray, Jonathan attended Lake Region Schools, graduating from Portland High School.  He spent many years working in customer service. Jonathan enjoyed drawing, music and movies and like to cut hair.  He especially enjoyed spending time with his nephew Kayden. Besides his father he is survived by three sisters, Tricia Cook and her husband Rob, Bridget Quinn and Amy Jo Laudermilk and her husband...

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Jeffrey S. Shaw

Jeffrey S. Shaw

SCARBOROUGH – Jeffrey Scott Shaw, 66, passed away on August 29, 2019 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Jeffrey was born on August 29, 1953, at the Burderop Park U.S. Military Base located near Chiseldon, Wiltshire, UK, the second child of eight to Douglas and Ellen (McClain) Shaw. After his family returned to the States, Jeffrey was raised in Westborough, Massachusetts and received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics at North Adams State College, now known as Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. On July 12, 1980, he married Lisa Joan Falvey, and they raised two sons, Brandon and Gregory,...

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Carrie E. (Bickford) Dyer

Carrie E. (Bickford) Dyer

Carrie Ellen Bickford Dyer, age 79, passed into the loving arms of God on August 23rd at her home in Windham, ME. surrounded by her loving family.  Carrie was born in Portland, ME on September 17, 1939 to John F. and Grace E. Bickford.  She attended Portland Schools and later married William F. Dyer and raised three children in Gorham, ME.  Carrie was a wonderful life long mother and homemaker to her own children and many of the kids in the neighborhood who called her "Ma" She was a much loved member of her church family at South Windham Community...

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Joshua J. Sparacio

Joshua J. Sparacio

South Portland, ME - Joshua John Sparacio passed away at the age of 36 on Thursday, the 22nd of August 2019. Born in Mt. Holly, NJ, Josh lived in Germany from 1989 until 1992 while his father was stationed in Baumholder as an active duty member of the US Army. In 1993 his family first moved in with his Nanny Rose and Pop Joslin in Monroe, Maine and eventually they settled in Hampden, Maine where he enjoyed playing little league baseball and also football with the Bangor Youth Football league. He graduated from Hampden Academy in 2001. Josh played varsity...

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Dolores D. (Jensen) Calendine

Dolores D. (Jensen) Calendine

Portland, ME - Dolores Dorothy Calendine made her final journey to the Lord on Thursday, August 22, 2019. She was born on January 6, 1955 in Seneca Falls, NY, a daughter of the late Robert Ronald & Violet (Hodges) Jensen Sr.  She Married her loving husband William Dayle Calendine on April 5, 1975 in Portland, ME.  They had two daughters, Jessica Marie Conant of Westbrook, ME and Mary Alice Calendine Shumate of Newnan, GA. Besides her husband and two daughters, she is survived by her mother, Violet Hodges of Westbrook, ME as well as her siblings, Karen Ann Adkins of...

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