Obituaries

Katherine E. May

Katherine E. May

Katherine E. May, 93, of Toronto, Canada and formerly of Portland went dancing with the Angels On December 8, 2016, in her 94th year.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Danforth Street, Portland, ME at 10:00 a.m.   Burial in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland will follow.  If friends so wish, donations may be made to a charity of their choice.

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Donna F. (Merrill) Roy

Donna F. (Merrill) Roy

Old Orchard Beach, ME – Donna F. (Merrill) Roy, 71, of Old Orchard Beach died Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.  She was the wife of the late Donald Roy, former Old Orchard Beach Fire Chief, who died on February 3, 1990.  She was born in Rochester, NH on September 25, 1945 a daughter of the late Lawrence E. & Ethelyn P. (Hoyt) Merrill.  Donna spent many years at Fairchild Semiconductor as a line supervisor and also spent several years on the Board of Directors for the Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church.  Donna...

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David T. Butland

Portland, ME -- David Thomas Butland, 50, of Portland died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.  He was the domestic partner of Ann Marie Leighton.  He was born September 24, 1966 in Portland, ME a son of the late David E. Butland and of Sally Ann (Coyne) Butland of Portland.  He attended Portland area schools, graduating in 1985 from Portland High School.  Dave worked as a contractor for many years.  He enjoyed spending time on Sturdivant Island, striper fishing off his boat.  He had a wonderful sense of humor and a quick wit.  David was the type of guy that...

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George H. Wentworth

George H. Wentworth

Portland, ME -- George H. Wentworth, 74, of Portland, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Portland Center for Assisted Living.  Raised in Cornish, Maine, George was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on February 5, 1942, the son of Herbert Wentworth and Josephine (St. Pierre) Wentworth.     Always full of humor, he enjoyed entertaining his family and friends with funny stories and singing while and playing his guitar.  George was an avid baseball and hockey fan but harness racing was his true passion and he began his career as the owner, trainer and driver of Standardbred horses in the...

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Patricia A. (Rowland) Conant

Patricia A. (Rowland) Conant

Houston, TX – Patricia A. (Rowland) Conant, 83, of Houston, TX and South Bristol ME died on Monday, November 21, 2016 at her home in Maine.  She was the wife of Charles N. Conant, MD.  She was born on July 4, 1933 in New Brunswick, NJ a daughter of the late Maurice W. & Averil M. (Camp) Rowland.  She grew up in New Brunswick, attending local area schools and graduated from New Brunswick High School and later attended Hiram College.  Patricia was a faithful member of Memorial Drive United Melodist Church in Houston and enjoyed knitting, reading and gardening.  A...

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