Calais Memorial High School

Class of 1963

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Graduates Class of 1963

Donna J. Allen

Sandra A. Barnard

Wilma A. Bartlett

Gail Beaupre

Merlene M. Blaney

William H. Bridges

Carol Campbell

Earnest A. Campbell

Patricia A.Campbell

Sandra L. Carlow

Sandra A. Chisholm

Barbara J. Clark

James A. Coleman

Lorraine Frances Cox

Brian R. Currier

Charles E. Draper

Marilynn R. Featherson

Faye D. Flood

Terry A. Fox

Jim Harold Frost

Lyle D. Furlong

Charles T. Gardner

Caroline Gomez

Eugene Greenlaw

Evelyn M. Hatton

Sandra G. Hatton

Robert E. Hinton

Gary L. Hunnewell

Louise M. Hunnewell

Jane M. LaCroix

James Lunn

Norma J. MacArthur

Donna McArthur

Susan McCullough

Michael W. McNamara

Patricia A. Miller

Judith E. Mitchell

Everett Moore

Marilyn S. Mowatt

Jean (Doten) Newell

Joyce Obliskey

M. Genevieve O'Neill

Maxine R. Palmeter

Douglas Perkins

Edward F. Pisani

William B. Polleys

James R. Robinson

David J. Russell

Patricia Smith

Donna L. Stanhope

Gary Thornton

Joan F. Thornton Eugenia F. Townsend Frederick A. Wallace
L. Steven Walton Randall D. Waycott Shirley Campbell
Ronald J. Doten    

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What's Happening

Wilma A. Bartlett Parks: I live in Calais with my husband, Tom. We have 2 children - a daughter 35 and a son 26! Two grandchildren - our daughter has a son 14 months old and our son has a daughter 2 months old. I work at the Tourist Information Center here in Calais. Would love to hear from any and all of my classmates. Wilma (Billie) E-mail wilma_a_parks@yahoo.com  07292014 - 4 Grandchildren!

Merlene M. Blaney Goldsborough. I live in Abell, Maryland. My oldest son Thomas, Jr., lives with his wife in Indian Head, Maryland, and my youngest son, Timmy, lives with me in Abell. My e-mail address: mmbgold@yahoo.com.   08032014

Ernest Campbell. US Navy 68 - 79. Served in Vietnam. ecamp3@verizon.net 

Faye Flood Robinson, St. Petersburg, FL: My husband, Jerry, retired in March of this year and we are spending winters in St. Petersburg and summers in Maine. Can it get any better? I have 2 sons and 3 step-daughters, 4 step-grandchildren and 1 grandson. I retired from the University of Maine-Orono in 1990 and have been a lady of leisure since then. We spent last summer in Calais where we are restoring a 150-year old house on St. Croix Drive, Red Beach. My e-mail is jrobinson.retired@worldnet.att.net.

Jim Harold Frost.  United States Air Force from September 1964 through August 1968 and served 18 months in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967. JaFrost@FDIC.gov  

Michael W. McNamara, Retired from a career in banking in 2006 and lives in Naples, FL. Mike and wife, Pat, have two children - Michele of Naples, FL, and Bill of Burlington, Vermont. Bill and his wife, Alane, have two children, Sarah and Finley. Mike's sister, Sue, and her husband, Arnold Clark, live in Calais. E-mail mikem60@live.com 08082016

Edward F. Pisani. Connie and I are now living in Cocoa Beach, Florida. I retired on August 1(for the third time) hopefully it will last this time. My golf game is getting better. Would love to hear from classmates. EdPisani@aol.com

Gary Thornton has retired from the armed forces and has returned to Calais where he lives with his wife Carol.  He is a dispatcher for the Calais Police Department.

Eugenia Townsend I retired from teaching after 36 years in Mars Hill. I now split my time between Portage Lake, Maine in the summer and Naples , Florida in the winter. I am currently working in the hotel industry. My email is eftownsend@peoplepc.com or eftownsend@yahoo.com102806

L. Stephen Walton Found this page by accident; would love to hear from classmates e-mail Waltol@hotmail.com

Deceased Classmates

Shirley Jane Campbell D'Eufemia, of Canaan, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at her home. She was born in Princeton on Sept. 10, 1944, the daughter of the late Frank and Vera (Smith) Campbell. While still a young woman, Shirley moved to New York, where she started her family and raised her three children. On Aug. 12, 1979, she married the love of her life, Maurice A. D'Eufemia. In 1997, the couple moved to Vermont with their youngest son, Joseph. They returned to Maine in 2004 to enjoy their retirement years. The couple shared many wonderful years together until his passing on May 25, 2007. Shirley was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and a past member of the Eastern Star. She truly enjoyed the outdoors and nature in general. She loved the hummingbirds, fishing, baking, sewing, eating lobster, and especially family gatherings. Through the years she always enjoyed coming back to Maine to visit her family, which is why she retired in Maine. No one enjoyed a cup of coffee like Shirley. Besides her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her stepsister, Beverly Clark; and her brother-in-law, Clifford "Cookie" Dixon. Shirley will be sadly missed by her children, John W. Pink of New York, Kristin Jane Slider and husband Ralph H. Slider Jr. of New York, and Joseph A. D'Eufemia of Canaan; her brothers, George Campbell and wife Nicole of Benton, and Glenn Campbell and wife Dez of Virginia; her stepbrother, Bob Anderson, of Clinton; her sisters, Betty Bartlett and husband Ralph of New Hampshire, Sally Gerrish and husband Mark of Kittery, Elsie Hillman and husband Doug of Clinton, Mary Dixon of Benton, and Marjorie McLellan of Benton; and her loving grandchildren, Daniel, Rebecca, John, Heather, Gabrielle and Paige. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Canaan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley's memory to the charity of one's choice. [Morning Sentinel 10/14/11] 

Jean Doten Newell, passed away at home with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer, on July 16, 2016, in Calais, at the age of 72. Jean was born in Calais to Otis and Annie (Cornish) Doten on February 5, 1944. Jean is predeceased by her parents, Otis and Annie Doten, one son, Bruce Newell, and a great-granddaughter Brianna Barnard-Newell. She is survived by her brother, Carlton "Bim" and Deanie Doten of Florida, sisters Elaine Perkins and Irene Gallway of Calais; her son's Wayne Newell of Lincoln, Dale and Kimberly Newell of Mapleton, and Shawn Newell and Matthew Nadeau of Fort Fairfield. Her grandchildren Felicia Newell, Tanika Newell, and Nicholas Newell. Several nieces, nephews, and great grandchildren. Jean owned and operated Down East Pizza in Calais for nearly 40 years. It was a local icon where she spent years serving her customers. When she became sick and closed Down East Pizza permanently, she often spoke of her customers and the friendships she gained from working in the restaurant. She truly missed her patrons. During her battle with cancer, many friends and family gave up their time to assist her with appointments, travel, and other needs. Her family truly is forever grateful for all those who offered their time and help to her. We will never forget and never be able to thank those who were by her side until the end. To her sister, Irene, you are more than her sister and our aunt. You stood by her in her time of need and supported her through to the end. To Jackie Lyons Page, you have been our sister through all of the years. You gave up day after day to be by her side and to support her. She will always be your second mother and our sister. To Brenda Blanchard, you were always called her angel. Your friendship and support for her will forever be appreciated and in our memories. Thank you will never be enough but know that our love for you and to our mother is forever indebted. 
A celebration of Jeanís life will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. 

Ronald Jeffrey Doten, 69, of Baring Plantation, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Ron was born in St. Stephen, NB on June 16, 1945, son of the late Norman and Kathleen (Porter) Doten. He attended school in Baring and in the mid 1960ís moved to Connecticut where he worked for International Silver. While in Connecticut he met his wife, Debbie Mallette. They were soon married on June 28, 1969 and returned to Baring. Ron worked as a carpenter for many years. He was a member of Sunrise Snowmobile Club in Calais and loved the outdoors. Ron enjoyed snow sledding, 4-wheeling, fishing, horses, and sitting by the pool having a beer with friends. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his mother-in-law and father-in-law Francis and Katherine Mallette. Surviving are his loving wife of 46 years, Debbie Doten of Baring; daughters #1 Lynn McIver and her husband Corey of Princeton, and #2 Karen Doten and companion Delton Stanley of Baring; two granddaughters Brittany Wescott of Baring, and Vanessa Kidder of Baileyville; a great-grandson Mikah Farley of Baring; two step-grandsons, Ryan and Shain McIver; his brother Michael Doten of Baring; his sister Linda Foster of NJ; and his partner-in-crime, Cristy McIver. A gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ronís memory may be made to American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Dr., Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. [Provided by Heather Ross.]  

ANCHORAGE, Ala. - Charles "Chuck" Draper, 62, died May 12, 2008, at home, with his loving family by his side, after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer. Chuck was born May 26, 1945, in Attleboro, Mass. He graduated from Calais Memorial High School, Calais, in 1963. He joined the U.S. Army 1st Calvary Division and completed engineering school, where he learned to be a crane operator. He served in Korea on the river border between North and South Korea maintaining a pontoon bridge, which the North Koreans attempted to blow up regularly. When he was discharged, he went to work as a crane operator for HB Fleming, Portland. He also worked for Taillon Crane, Berlin, N.H., before moving to Alaska in 1996. For the last 12 years, he worked for Alaska Crane Inc., owned by Jim St. George. Chuck's dedication and generosity to family, friends and the community were unsurpassed. His hard work and devotion were an example to all who knew him. His character and honesty were beyond reproach. He is survived by his partner of 35 years, Coleen Currier of Anchorage, Ala.; his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffery and Debbie Draper of San Antonio; stepdaughters and sons-in-law, Paula and Dana Hinkley of Berlin, N.H., Gayle and Dennis Theberge of Milan, N.H., Terrie and Scott Gagne of Anchorage, Ala., Jennifer and Shawn Sullivan of Berlin, N.H., and Elizabeth Cloutier of Berlin, N.H.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Cindy and Al Sarjeant of Bangor, Carol and Peter Rosenberg of Brewer and Hope and Will Richards of Winterport; brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Barbara Draper of Notting-ham, N.H.; 13 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Florence Beach Wallace of Bre-wer; stepfather, Donald Wall-ace of Brewer; and father, Oscar Draper of Attleboro, Mass. A celebration of his life was held at one of his and Coleen's favorite places in Anchorage, Ala., Judy's Cafe, and was attended by many of his friends and family in Alaska. A funeral in Berlin, N.H., and memorial service in Grand Lake Stream will be held at a later date. [Provided by Sharon Howland & Marilyn Strout,  BDN 5/20/08] 

Eugene Edward "Mud Chub" Greenlaw.  Baileyville & Haines City, FL Ė Eugene Edward "Mud Chub" Greenlaw, 67, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at a Bangor hospital surrounded by his loving family, following a severe head injury from a fall on Friday, August 12, 2011. Eugene was born in Calais on March 12, 1944. He graduated from Calais Memorial High School in 1963. Eugene worked for Georgia Pacific Corp. and for Domtar for 34 years, retiring in 2003. In 2004, Eugene and his wife Phyllis moved to Haines City, Florida, where they spent their winters and summers in Baileyville and Holden. He was a member of the Quarter Century Club at Domtar, was an antique car enthusiast, and enjoyed exercising, going for walks, computers, and going to the casinos in Florida and Bangor. Eugene was predeceased by his mother, Doris Greenlaw Bailey, and a granddaughter, Cassandra Greenlaw. Surviving are his loving wife of 47 years, Phyllis; three sons, David and his wife Marlene of Bucksport, Stephen and his companion Meta of Bangor, and Darrin and his companion Cathy of Fairfield; granddaughters, Nicole, Bethany, Megan, and Lauren; grandsons, Tyler and Michael; and his feline companion Precious. A celebration of Eugeneís life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery in Baileyville. Donations in Eugeneís memory may be made to the Employee Benefits Association at Woodland Pulp LLC, Attn: Candy Robb, 144 Main St., Baileyville, ME 04694. Mays Funeral Home. [Provided by Sharon Howland.]

Evelyn Hatton. CHARLOTTE - Evelyn M. Sanders, 59, died Monday evening, Dec. 13, 2004 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Charlotte, July 1, 1945, a daughter of Charles and Florence (Gower) Hatton. She attended Calais schools graduating from Calais Memorial High School in 1963. Mrs. Sanders had been a bookkeeper at Barnard's Nursing Home which became Atlantic Rehab and Nursing Center, for more than 27 years. She was a member of the Charlotte Grange 253, Cathance Grange 510, 7th Degree member of the National Grange, Washington County Grange, and the Maine State Grange. She was a member of the Charlotte Baptist Church and attended the United Methodist Church of Calais. She enjoyed her family and friends and her work at the healthcare facility. She served as the tax collector of Charlotte for two years. She had also worked part-time at Wal-Mart in Calais. Surviving is her husband of 37 years, Floyd W. Sanders; two sons, Shawn Sanders of Philadelphia, Pa. and Stacy Sanders of Milford; a daughter, Mrs. Cory (Ann Marie) York of Charlotte; sister, Eleanor Hatton of Charlotte; two grandchildren, Dakota Charles York and Randa Lynn York, both of Charlotte. She was predeceased by a brother, Ronald Hatton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 at the Scott-Wilson Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. Pastor Lehlohonolo Henrietta Montjane will officiate. Visiting hours will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20. Interment will be at the Round Pond Cemetery in Charlotte. Those who wish may make donations to Downeast Hospice, RR 1, Box 11, Machias, ME 04654. [Bangor Daily News]

Jane Murchie LaCroix Jackson, 66, died May 15, 2012 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. She was born in St. John, New Brunswick, on Aug. 15, 1945, to Louis Joseph and Harriett H. Horton LaCroix. She attended school in Calais and graduated from Calais High School in 1963. She later graduated from the University of Maine at Machias with a bachelor's degree in education. Jackson taught for brief stints in Houlton and Old Town before settling in to teach for 10 years in Calais. She retired in 1980. In 1981 she moved to Brunswick, where she was employed by Senter's Department Store and Olan Mills Photo Studio. She enjoyed painting, photographing wild flowers and writing short stories. Jackson was predeceased by her sister, Eleanor Palacios. She is survived by nephews, Edward Palacios and Peter Palacios; and one great nephew. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Burial will take place in the Calais Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Jackson's memory to the Salvation Army, 127 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011. [Provided by Marilyn Strout.]

Donna McArthur Little. Deceased.

Susan McCullough Bull. Deceased September 1985. I am Susan's Sister, Lyn, (Class of 59) and wanted it to go on record that Susan was in the business world, working for IBM, first in Portland and then transferring to Boca Raton, FL where she worked with the IBM pc Junior program. Sue died of complications of liver cancer at the age of 40. She is survived by her husband Richard Bull (retired from IBM)--no children. Sadly missed by her siblings. 

Marilyn Sue Mowatt Lyons CALAIS - Sue Lyons, 67, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, surrounded by her family at her home after a courageous and valiant battle with cancer. Sue was born June 12, 1943, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, daughter of the late Ross and Charlotte "Christine" (Olsson) Mowatt. Raised in Calais, she attended local schools and was a graduate of Calais Memorial High School. On Dec. 28, 1964, Sue married Lendall Lyons of Presque Isle. For a short time she worked as a certified nurse's aide at A.R. Gould Hospital, Presque Isle, and at Barnard's Nursing Home, Calais. During the holidays she would often bring a resident home that had no family in the area to share time with her family. Sue soon realized that she wanted to be home with her four girls. She became "Moma Sue" and "Nannie" to so many children until a year ago. Sue truly loved all of the little ones she helped raise through the years. She enjoyed playing cards, camping on Meddybemps Lake and playing the Wii. Her most memorable moments were those spent with her loving husband, daughters and grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Sue was predeceased by her sister, Burnette Young, Feb. 13, 2011. Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Lendall Lyons; her four daughters, Jacqueline Page and her husband, Jeff, of Lincoln, Crystal Anastos and her husband, Dwaine, of Millinocket, Pamela Page and her husband, Leigh, of Lincoln and Lynette Leighton and her husband, John, of Lincoln; 10 grandchildren, Justin Page and his companion, Gina, of Lincoln, Devon Page and his fiancee, Katie Smith, of Lincoln, Trevor Page of Lincoln, Joseph Lyons of East Millinocket, Senior Airman Anthony McConnell, U.S. Air Force, stationed at Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Ga., Cameron McConnell of Kathleen, Ga., Jocelyn Raffiani of Lincoln, Madison Page of Lincoln and Christina and Kelsi Leighton of Lincoln; two great-grandchildren, Connor and Rian Page-Ireland; her sister, Joan Corning of Calais and her son, Ronald Corning and his partner, Anthony Wilkinson, of Dallas; a brother, Carl Mowatt of Tampa, Fla.; brother-in-law, Arnold Corning of Meddybemps; many nieces and nephews, and numerous dear friends. Sue was looking forward to the birth of her third great-grandchild, Leland Page, due in August. Visiting hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais, where a celebration of Sue's life will be held 1 p.m. Friday with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Burial will be afterward at Calais Cemetery. Donations in Sue's memory may be made to the Joseph Lyons Autism Awareness Scholarship Fund, care of Bangor Savings Bank, Calais or Millinocket. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com. [BDN]

 

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