Cynthia J. Anderson, 48

Cyndy Anderson, 48, Portland, passed away on April 4, 1958, in Pittsfield, Mass., the daughter of Carl Burton and Katherine Littlefield Anderson.

She was a 1976 graduate of Cape Elizabeth High School. After high school, Cyndy pursued her creative and service ambitions earning a degree in Culinary Arts at SMCC in 1978. She pursued her interest in service to others by participating in rape and suicide crisis hot-lines for several years.

Cyndy became more interested in health care and completed her CNA certification at SMCC and worked at Ledgewood Manor in Windham. Continuing her work in Florida, Cyndy completed her BA degree in social psychology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla.

During her time in Florida, Cyndy joined the Worker Sisters of the Holy Spirit, a Covenant Community. As Sister Cyndy Ambrose, she had a long and rewarding association with them, attending conferences, maintaining discussion groups and through constant outreach to the community at large. Their support and prayers during her illness were very comforting as was the support of her family and friends.

Her family would also like to thank the Gibson Pavilion Nursing, Therapy and Medical staff for their outstanding care and compassion.

As a long time member of St. Ann’s in Windham, she served as chair for their outreach committee, and Strawberry Festival. Cyndy was also a delegate to the Episcopal General Convention and a delegate and chair on the Bishop’s Task Force on AIDS for the Diocese of Maine as well as the National Episcopal AIDS Coalition. She served as the Episcopal representative on the Maine Coalition for Intellectual Freedom

Cyndy was an avid reader, concerned about issues of personal freedom and ethics. She had managed a local bookstore and, most recently, volunteered at the Parsons Library in Alfred.

Cyndy is survived by a sister, Anita Bruhnke and her husband John; and nephews Nick and Jack of Spartanburg, S.C.; brother, Eric Anderson his wife Joan; and nieces Naomi and Bryanna of Gorham; brother, Bill Anderson his wife Katy; niece Alyssa and nephew Cooper of Hampden-Sydney, Va.; aunt Electa Allen of North New Portland; cousin Susanne Allen of Shapleigh; cousin Lisa Cook and her husband John; and cousin Emily of Alfred.

A service for Cyndy is scheduled on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m., St. Ann’s Church in Windham.

Cyndy had asked that, if desired, donations be made to either Worker Sisters of the Holy Spirit, Scholarship Fund, Box 596368, Ft. Gratiot, Michigan 48059 or Gibson Pavilion Nursing Staff, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, Maine 04102.

Edward Warren Clark Jr.

Edward Warren Clark Jr., son of Ruby Nielson and Edward Warren Clark Sr., died at his home in Sebago on Sept. 1, 2006, after a courageous struggle with Mesothelioma, and asbestos related cancer.

Edward was born April 5, 1932, in Westbrook, graduating from Westbrook High School in 1950. After a four year stint in the U.S. Navy, Clark returned home and enrolled in Westbrook Jr. College. A year later, he left Maine for California and remained there for the next twelve years.

After several years working for Hughes Aircraft, North American Aviation and Nortronics Aviation, Mr. Clark returned to school to continue his education, graduating first from El Camino Jr. College in 1962, and with distinction, from University of Southern California in 1964.

Accepting a position with IBM, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Mr. Clark and his wife returned to the east coast in 1964, where he remained for several more years.

In 1976, Clark returned to Maine with IBM and he later worked for Data General. He purchased American Personnel in Portland, which he operated until his retirement in 1990.

Mr. Clark enjoyed most sports and was an avid skier and golfer. he was a member of Lake Kezar Country Club in Lovell, and until his health curtailed his activities, a member of the Maine State Golf Association. Mr. Clark won several tournaments during his golfing years, and among the most favored were father – son tournaments with his son, Erik, and his division’s championship with the MSGA in 2003.

In his spare time, he enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren at Sebago Lake.

Mr. Clark is survived by Priscilla Morrissey Clark, his wife of 48 years; their son, Erik and his companion Beth Berry of Westbrook; his daughter, Melissa Clark Risk and her husband Robert Risk of Westfield, Ind. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Samantha and Drew Clark, Molly and Charlie Risk, and Ashley, Emma, and Katie Berry.

His grandchildren were the source of great pleasure and he treasured his moments with the,

He is also survived by his mother, Ruby Nielsen Clark of Westbrook; a sister, Victoria Hamilton and her husband Bill of Gorham; a sister, Janice Brawn and her husband Paul of Windham; and a brother, Nielsen Clark of Sanford. He also leaves several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at Blais & Hay Funeral Home, Westbrook. Interment will be in St. Hyacinth Cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to The Mesothelioma Applies Research Foundation, P.O. Box 91840, Santa Barbara, California 93190-1940

Cynthia E. Doherty, 55

Cynthia E. Doherty, 55, died Aug. 30, 2006, at her home on Libby Road in Casco with her family by her side.

Cynthia was born in Portland on June 30, 1951, a daughter of Everett and Beatrice Southard Smith Jr. She was educated in Portland schools and for several years, volunteered for the state as an animal rehabilitator for animals. She would nurse wild life back to health following injuries and return them to their natural environment.

She enjoyed cooking, canning and her greatest enjoyment was the time spent with her family.

Cynthia is survived by her husband of 41 years, Dennis Doherty Sr. of Standish. Also surviving are three sons, Dennis Jr. of Casco, Michael S. of Standish and Jeffrey A. Doherty of Kennebunk; and her daughter, Lisa M. Doherty- Doiron of Casco; also her long time caregiver; two daughter-in-laws, Tracy Doherty of Standish and Jennifer Doiron of Casco. There are three grandchildren, Nicole, Chance and Destiny Doherty; and three brothers and three sisters.

A memorial service was scheduled for Sept. 10, at the Harding Cemetery, Route 35 in Standish. There will be gathering for friends and relatives following the service.

Arrangements are under the guidance of Independent Death Care, 471 Deering Avenue, Portland.

Lorraine (Connie) D. Duchaine , 73

Lorraine D. Duchaine , 73, of Westbrook died Aug. 29, 2006, at Hawthorne House nursing home in Freeport.

She was born in Westbrook, a daughter of Edmund and Bernadette King Robichaud. She was raised and lived most of her life in Westbrook.

Lorraine had been employed by Fairchild Semiconductor and the Westbrook Spinning Mill for many years. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church. She was also a member of the American Legion Post 197. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and her cats and being with her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Donald. R. Duchaine, who died May 5, 2006; and a son, Donald. M. Duchaine in 1987.

She is survived by her children: three sons, Dwane Duchaine of Brunswick, Darryl Duchaine and partner Cheryl of Windham, Darren Duchaine and partner Lori of Gray; two daughters, Donna Brown and husband Paul of Cornish, and Debra Duchaine and partner Barry of Madison; eight grandchildren; one great- grandson; two sisters, Donna Conroy and husband Tom of South Portland, and Laura Davis of Westbrook.

Graveside services were held at Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Blais & Hay Funeral Home, Westbrook.

Donations in her name my be made to Westbrook Rescue, 570 Main St., Westbrook, Maine 04092.

Robert F. Ent, 82

Veteran of two wars, and original member of Windham Rescue

Robert (Bob) F. Ent, 82, of Windham died Aug. 28, 2006, at his residence.

He was born in Trenton, N.J. on Oct. 1, 1923, a son of Robert and Frances Leigh Ent. He attended Louisiana State University and Centenary College in Louisiana. Bob was retired from Rockwood Systems as a Design Engineer.

He was a 40-year member of the Windham Lions Club and also a member of the Ft. Myers Beach Lions Club. Bob was an original member of the Windham Rescue Unit and served for several years. With his family, Bob raised puppies for Guiding Eyes for the Blind.

Bob was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and Korea.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sandra Shaw Ent of Windham; one son, Stephen Ent and his wife Cynthia of Derry, N.H.; a daughter, Becky Ent of Enfield, N.H.; one brother, Willard Ent and his wife Clyde of Allentown, Pa.; one sister, Karen Thompson and her husband Donald of Cape Cod, Mass.; and three grandchildren, Heidi, Brooke and Quinn Ent.

His funeral was held at the North Windham Union Church, Rte. 302, in North Windham, followed by burial in the family lot at Mayberry Cemetery, Windham.

Memorial donations may be made to The Windham Lions, Charitable Fund, Box 448, Windham, Maine 04062.

Funeral arrangements were by Dolby Funeral Chapel, Windham.

Carlene Harvey Estes, 67

Life filled with music

Carlene Harvey Estes passed away peacefully on Aug. 23, 2006, at her home in Standish.

Born in Augusta, on April 13, 1939, she was the daughter of Theodore Lincoln and Carolyn Crosby Harvey.

In 1942, the family moved to Auburn where she attended Auburn schools and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1957.

On Aug. 23, 1958, Carlene married Robert Abbott Estes Sr.; her death took place on their 48th anniversary.

She attended Mainente School of Music, Auburn, after graduating from high school, and in her early years of marriage attended Portland State College, Portland, Ore.; University of Maine Extension at Madawaska; University of Kansas School of Music, Lawrence, Kan.; and Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio. In 1975, she earned her Bachelor of Arts with a major in music from the University of Maine at Portland-Gorham (now University of Southern Maine).

Carlene loved music and played several instruments including bassoon, clarinet, flute and piano, and participated in the high school band and played in several orchestras. She also taught piano, flute, bassoon, and clarinet to a number of students. She and her husband have had a marketing business since 1975.

While a teenager, Carlene was active in Auburn’s recreation programs and in the summer of 1953 she was queen of the city’s water carnival, and when a senior in high school, her school voted her queen of the winter carnival.

When Carlene was a young mother with three children, she was active in her children’s school activities, supported her husband’s work as Professor of Mathematics at USM, and participated in the Gorham Jaycee Wives. She was a long-time member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Portland, and The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass. She loved gardening, and her hobbies included crafts of many types, especially sewing.

Carlene and her husband lived in Gorham for 22 years and in Standish for 18 years, and summered in South Harpswell since their wedding.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert A. Estes Sr., Professor Emeritus, USM; one daughter, Carolyn Ruth Estes Bumatay and husband Randolph, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; two sons, Robert Abbott Estes Jr., and wife Shari, Sidney, and Richard Harvey Estes, and wife, Margueritta, Erie, Pa.; a sister, Alma H. Newell, Gorham; a brother, Gordon T. Harvey, North Windham; in-laws Ruth E. and Harold C. Weeks Jr., South Harpswell, and Paul L. and Gisela B. Estes, Plymouth, N.H.; three nieces, Donna N. Hodge, Portland, Heide R. Estes, New York City, and Caryn Harvey, Stamford, Conn.; two nephews, Harold C. Weeks III, South Harpswell, and Christopher P. Estes, Chester, Vt.; and eleven grandchildren, Tony and Katie Bumatay, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; Nicholas, Joel, Kenan, Linnea, and Catherine Estes, Sidney; and Erin, Nathan, Amy and David Estes, Erie, Pa.

Carlene had a very gracious nature and was loved and admired by all who knew her. A private memorial service for close relatives was held at the Weeks home, South Harpswell, on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006.

Donations in her memory may be made to First Church of Christ Scientist, 61 Neal Street, Portland, Maine 04102 or The School of Music, University of Southern Maine, 37 College Ave., Gorham, Maine 04038.

Doris E. Hughes, 101

Doris E. Hughes of Westbrook, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died peacefully Aug. 14, 2006, at the Barron Center surrounded by loved ones.

Doris was born in Westbrook on March 7, 1905, a daughter of Charles E. and Blanche Taylor Curtis.

She married Clarence A. Hughes in June, 1926. After marriage, Doris and her husband made their home in Westbrook, where they resided all their lives.

They established a local business, C. A. Hughes Oil Company. The business was started in the kitchen of their Main Street home, where Doris worked alongside her husband to provide a service to Westbrook and its neighboring towns. As the business grew, two rooms in the front of their home were converted into business offices. She was very influential in the success of this family business.

Doris was a lifetime member in the Mizpah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Among her many talents, Doris enjoyed needlepoint, embroidery, crocheting, and baking for her family.

Doris was predeceased by her husband Clarence in 1969. She was also predeceased by four sisters, Florence Spencer, Helen Maddocks, Flora Hodgdon, Cora Martin; and two brothers, Chester Curtis, and Leroy Curtis.

She is survived by her daughters, Shirley H. Webber of Westbrook, and Mary Lou Richardson and her husband Carl of Windham. Doris had five grandchildren, Daniel Webber of Middleburg, Va., Deborah Webber of Westbrook, Lisa Richardson Varney of Lewiston, Lori Richardson Davis of Standish, and Carl H. Richardson of Raymond. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren, Jared Peters of Chesapeake, Va., Joshua Peters of Lewiston, Benjamin and Aimee Davis of Standish, and Erika and Jenna Richardson of Raymond; and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank Dr. J. Chase Rand and the staff at the Barron Center for their thoughtful and loving care extended to Doris during her stay.

A private family committal service was held at her graveside, and a memorial service celebrating her life was held at the Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, Westbrook.

Arrangements were under the care of Bais & Hay Funeral Home, Westbrook.

Memorial donations may be made in Doris’ name to The Multiple Sclerosis Society, 170 U. S. Route One, Falmouth, Maine 04105.

Carol F. Johnson, 70

Carol F. Johnson, 70, of Sanford, passed away on Aug. 31, 2006 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland from diabetes and kidney failure.

She was born in Portland on Feb. 29, 1936, the daughter of John F. and Ada (Corney) Sturgeon. She attended Scarborough schools and graduated from Scarborough High School, class of 1954.

She worked as a beautician in the Biddeford, Old Orchard and Portland area for many years and then for Sprague Electric where she retired in 1991.

As a young lady, she taught Sunday School in the Blue Point Baptist Church. Before she became sick she loved to travel and attend the Shriners get-togethers at parades and the Shriners northeast conventions. She loved being with her children and grandchildren especially her great-granddaughter, Hope Elizabeth, who came to visit her often. She loved to play bingo.

She was predeceased by her parents; by two brothers, Amos J. Sturgeon, and William T. Sturgeon; and by two sisters, Jenny V. Sturgeon and Leona E. Sturgeon.

She is survived by her husband, James L. Johnson Sr. of Sanford; three sons, James L. Johnson Jr. and his wife Rachel of Tacoma, Wash., Larry F. Johnson and his wife Jean of Greenville, S.C., Shawn P. Johnson of Sanford; three daughters, Theresa D. Greenisen of Honolulu, Hawaii, Patricia A. Brown and her husband David of Sanford, Jodie Spellmon and her husband Robert of Waldwick, N.J.; one sister, Amy P. Peterson of Scarborough; one brother, Gerald W. Sturgeon and his wife Doris of Windham; her grandchildren, Keith, Alex, Samantha, Aaron, Amber, Beau, Joshua, Raymond, Nicholas, Sarah, Trina, Kyle, Ryan, Jennifer and Ashley; and her great-grandchildren, Stekira, Draylan, Hope, Bailey, Gavin and Ethan.

Services were held at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, Springvale, followed by burial at Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider The Kidney Foundation of Maine or the American Diabetes Association.

Horst J. Kuendel, 74

Veteran, retired from Dept. of Energy

Horst J. Kuendel, 74, died at his home on the Chicopee Road in Standish Aug. 31, 2006.

He was born in Germany on Jan. 16, 1932, a son of Adolph and Adelheid Sonntag Kuendel. He was an Army veteran of Korean war.

A computer expert, Horst worked for Georgetown University and in 1957, with a partner, he developed a computer program that translated the Russian language into English. For over 20 years he had worked for the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., retiring in 1985.

He was an avid reader and his favorite pastime was gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Bender Kuendel of Standish; two daughters, Mary Friesel of Cape Elizabeth and Gwen Shamma of Washington, D.C.; four sons, Donley of New Jersey, Brian of Florida and Craig and Kenneth both of Virginia. Also surviving is his sister, Heidi Putziger of Virginia; and grandchildren, Robert, Joseph and Steven Friesel, Katherine and Daniel Donley, Scott and Michael Kuendel and William Shamma. There are two great-grandchildren, Colby and Dylan Friesel; one step-granddaughter, Vickie Andrews; and a step-great-great-grandson, Alexx

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Anne’s Church, Main Street in Gorham. Arrangements are under the guidance of Independent Death Care, 471 Deering Avenue, Portland.

The family request that if desired, memorial donation be made to Maine Cancer Foundation, Box 553, Portland, Maine 04112.

LeRoy M. Lombard, 73

Retired from Secret Service

LeRoy M. Lombard, 73, of Saco, formerly of Windham and Forestville, Md., died Aug. 31, 2006, at his home.

He was born in Madison, the son of Seldon S. and Gertrude Ingalls Lombard. LeRoy attended schools of Madison and graduated from South Paris High School in 1954, he then served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.

After the war, he worked for the Metropolitan Police Dept. in Washington, D.C. for seven years. LeRoy then worked for the Secret Service in Washington D.C., retiring in 1979 after 13 years of service; he then moved to Maine and worked for the State of Maine Dept. of Corrections at the Pre-Release facility in South Windham until 1990. His last place of employment was BJ’S Wholesale club which he worked at until 1994.

LeRoy was a member of the Washington, D.C. Retired Police Assoc., United States Secret Service Retired Assoc. Uniformed Division, Pine Crafters Camping Group, former member of the American Legion.

After retiring he and his wife traveled throughout the United States.

He was predeceased by a, son Robert L. Lombard, who died in 1984.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Douglas Lombard; daughters, Paula J. Wilcox and her husband Leroy of Saco, Susan N. Lombard of Arundel; his sister, Myrtle G. LeBroke of Limerick; and three grandchildren.

At Mr. Lombard’s request there was no funeral services. Interment will take place for the immediate family on the family lot in Smith Cemetery, Windham. Arrangements are by Dolby Funeral Chapel, Windham.

If desired, donations can be made in his memory to the Maine Cancer Foundation, Box 533, Portland, Maine 04112.

Jeanne Frances Morse, 75

Jeanne Frances Morse, 75, of Portland, died Aug. 30, 2006, at Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth.

She was born on Nov. 11, 1930, in Portland, a daughter of Fred and Margaret (Flaherty) Hybers, attended schools in South Boston, and was a 1948 graduate of South Boston High School.

Jeanne worked for over seventeen years for Portland Water District where she retired as a Customer Service Representative in 1994.

She enjoyed following the sports programs of her children when they were in school, and was also an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. After her children had grown, you could find Jeanne a couple of nights a week at the local bingo halls. Jeanne loved to crochet and knit and do the daily crossword puzzles.

She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church.

Jeanne was predeceased by a daughter, Jane Marie Morse; two sisters, Joan Wallace and Lorraine Sloan; and a brother, Jack Hybers.

She is survived by her sons Robert E. Morse and his wife Concetta of Sebago, John C. Morse of New Jersey, Daniel J. Morse of Standish, and Stephen F. Morse of Raymond; and seven grandchildren, Jaqueline, Colleen, David, Jessica, Erin, Matthew, and Kaitlyn Morse.

Her funeral was held at Conroy-Tully Crawford Chapel in South Portland.

Memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.

Antonio Pacillo, 94

Grew up in Portland’s Little Italy

Antonio Ralph Pacillo, 94, of Cape Elizabeth, also known as farmer, passed away in Portland Aug. 18, 2006. He was born in Portland on April 29, 1912, the son of Matteo and Michelina Lapomarda Pacillo.

He grew up in the Little Italy section of Portland, graduating from Portland High School in 1931. During his high school years he worked before and after school at his father’s restaurant, The Coffee Pot, located on Oak Street in Portland.

In 1932 he married the former Eleanor Holt and they settled in Portland and raised their family. During their early years he was employed by Cumberland County Power Company as a laborer.

When World War II broke out he was unable to enlist because of a hearing problem, so he was hired by Bath Iron Works as a ship fitter on the Liberty Ships that were being built at the South Portland Shipyard.

After the war was over, he found a job with the Cumberland County Power Company’s successor, Central Maine Power Company and remained with that company until his retirement.

In 1949 the area known as Little Italy was razed as part of Portland’s Urban Renewal Plan, and the Pacillo family moved to South Portland.

When Tony was 12, he began lessons on the French horn, and played that instrument with various bands such as Chandler’s Band, Romano’s Band, the World War I Veteran’s Band (he was made an honorary member), and the Italian Heritage Center Concert Band. He also managed to put his talent to use during the war by playing in the bands whenever one of the Liberty Ships was launched. He continued his music career well into his senior years.

After Tony’s retirement from Central Maine Power Company, he was employed as a crossing guard at the Henley School in South Portland. When health problems forced him to give up that job, he spent his time at home, taking long walks, playing cribbage and pinochle, and entertaining friends. He enjoyed sitting in the sun doing his word games as he kept watch on the neighborhood of Preble Street and Fort Road.

Antonio is survived by his wife Eleanor of Cape Elizabeth; his brother James and his wife Louise of Texas, and his brother George and his wife Karen of Windham. His only sister, Dorothy DeSimon, predeceased him.

He is also survived by six children: a son, Matthew, and his wife Dawn of South Portland; a daughter, Michelina and her husband James Callahan of Florida; sons Joseph and his wife Patricia and Antonio and his wife Carol, all of South Portland; a daughter, Ethel and her husband Ernest Carmolli of Scarborough; and a son, Michael and his wife Jean of Rhode Island. He is survived by his 10 grandchildren: Elenita Pozzy of Oregon, Maria Symonds of New Jersey, Edith Pacillo of New Hampshire, Michael Pacillo of South Portland, Bartley Pacillo of Massachusetts, Andrea Vasquez of Westbrook, Jon Cleaves of Kansas, Melissa Cleaves of Long Island, and Brian and Matthew Pacillo of Rhode Island; his 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandsons; and two special members of our family, Judy McSwigin and Ray Fraser; and his special friends Milliette and Tony Caiafa.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, followed by interment at New Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

The family would like to thank the staff at Village Crossing in Cape Elizabeth and the staff at the ICU of Maine Medical Center of their sensitivity and caring during Tony’s illness.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Center, Box 50, Memphis, Tennessee 38101.

Helen M. Van Decker, 78

Very active in church, community>

Helen M. Van Decker, 78, of Casco died Aug. 31, 2006 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

She was born in Fords, N.J., a daughter of Michael and Anna Yuhas Hrabik and was a graduate of Woodbridge High School in Woodbridge, N.J.

Helen married John Van Decker on May 9, 1949. John died Dec. 29, 1990.

Helen retired from First Fidelity Bank in New Jersey where she worked for 18 years. While in New Jersey she volunteered as a Den Mother. After moving to Casco, Helen and her husband helped with the Meals On Wheels program and helped with the reading program at the Casco Memorial School.

She was a Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church where she was also a member of the Lady’s Guild. She was a member of the Naples, Casco Senior Citizens Club, Naples American Legion Auxiliary and a volunteer at the Casco Library.

She was predeceased by her husband; her sister Anna Zsurey; and three brothers, Michael, Joseph and Stephen Hrabik.

Surviving are her son Jeffrey John VanDecker and his wife Brenda; two grandsons, Shawn C. Van Decker and his wife Heather, Ryan C. Van Decker and his wife Belinda; two step-grandsons, Erich Ouelette and Myles Ouelette; three great grandsons, Ryland Van Decker, Cody R. Van Decker and Colby C. Van Decker. Helen loved her family.

A funeral mass was held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Windham. Hall Funeral Home, Casco, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 919 Roosevelt Trail, Windham, Maine 04062.

Harold C. Waltman Jr., 67

School bus driver

Harold C. Waltman Jr., 67, of Windham died Sept. 1, 2006, at his home.

He was born in Portland, the son of Harold and Doris Smart Waltman. He was raised and educated in Portland, graduating from Portland High School. He later moved to So. Portland, where he lived for over 40 years before moving to Windham.

Harold was in the Air Force for six years. He was a Portland Fire Fighter for 21 years, a school bus driver in So. Portland for 16 years, he drove an oil truck for Breggy Oil Co. for several years, and installed chain link fences for 15 years.

He was a member of the Retired Portland Fire Fighters. He enjoyed hunting, gambling, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Noreen Nielsen Waltman of Windham; five children, Yvette Nason and husband Terry of So. Portland, David Lord of So. Portland, Daniel Lord and wife Beverly of Sanford, Deven Lord and wife Karen of So. Portland, and Shyon Waltman and wife Corey of Windham; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister- in-law, Fran Waltman of Malden, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held at Blais & Hay Funeral Home, Westbrook.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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