Calais Memorial High School

Class of 1967

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Graduates Class of 1967

Donna D. Archer

Samuel B. Barlow

E. Patricia Bayliss

Elaine Benedict

Bonita A. Brown

Robert Burgess

Wayne Burtt

Bonnie L. Carlow

Mary C. Casey

William H. Cassidy

Carlene C. Chambers

Mary Jean Cole

John W. Comstock

Thomas A. Connell

Dana G. Cottrell

Mary Lou Cox

John P. Curran

Charleton A. Davis

Nicholas W. DelMonaco

Anthony M. DiCenzo

Donna L. Diffin

Christine Ellen Dodge

Diane M. Doten

Lowell Dunn

Sally L. Fox

Joanne M. Gaddis

Mary E. Gibson

Dana C. Gillespie

D. Sue Hayman

Michael W. Hinton

Terry L. Hoist

Donna Ivey

Paul W. Jack

Peter C. Jandreau

Joan M. Kallenberg

Eugene Kinney

Leo L. Kneeland, Jr.

Leslie V. Knowles

Gerald J. LaPointe

Kent B. Lyons

Deborah A. McArthur

Evelyn A. McKeown

Jean A. McPhail

Morris J. Moffatt

Michael H. Moholland

Sandra L. Moreshead

Shelby C. Newman

Peter A. Neilson

Jean L. Perry

Philip A. Phee

Bonnie M. Pike

Ronald E. Pooler John H. Purton John K. Reardon
Betty A. Redding Melva Donavan Roderick Kathlyn M. Ross
Mary Ellen Russell John K. Sawyer J. Michael Sherrard
E. Diane Small Donald E. Thompson Robert S. Tyler
Carrol W. Wallace, Jr. Sharon J. Ward Karen Leslie Woodard
Paul David Waycott Gerald Forsyth  

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Samuel B. Barlow Jr. Retired Army 1989. Home: 110 Nancy Ct., Yorktown, Va  23690.Phone: 757-234-4695 E-Mail: 

Bonita A. Brown Hunter. e-mail 03282014 

Mary C. Casey, Alexander, ME; We had a wonderful 35th reunion, the best yet. Great to see all those from out of town who made the effort to get here, and to all the new faces from in town also. Would love to hear from any of you, near or far. My e-mail is

Bill Cassidy or H/787.3903 ~ W/767-5210 Ext. 115 

John P. Curran - US Marine Corps served 2 tours in Viet Nam, received Purple Heart

Tony DiCenzo, Costa Mesa, Orange County, California where the summer never ends. Since graduating from CMHS I have earned three college degrees and served 10 years in the USAF. I retired in 2015 from The Boeing Company after 34 years as an engineer and I have 5 beautiful children. Most importantly I am happy (and divorced).  My current address is: 558 Sturgeon Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.  My email address is: spiderlegs4@gmail,com. Cheers, Antony (Tony) DiCenzo. 05222017

Diane Doten Mitchell, Houston, Texas. Spent 25 years with Halliburton, the last three years with a much smaller Oil Company called Input/Output. Love the nice weather here. Come home about once a year around August. About to change my name again to Peek. Love to have visitors. Come see me.  

Gerald (Buddy) Forsyth, Niantic CT. I was a member of the class of '67 but spent my senior year at & graduated from Lee Academy. After a tour with the US Army in Vietnam and graduating from UMO, worked the construction circuit through-out the US & abroad. Am now settled in Connecticut, working in the nuclear power industry. My folks are still in Calais so I visit often. Would love to attend future class reunions even though I did not graduate from good old CMHS. Would love to hear from anyone. E-mail at  (e-mail updated 11/24/03)

Paul Jack Retired disability Social Security.  Paul W. Jack e-mail address as follows: .   5 yrs  2 mths 24 days  United States Navy EM2, Honorable discharge 20 Oct. 1972   U.S.S. Oriskany CVA-34 Tour 3+ years    Stationed @ Subic Bay as Armed Force Police  {AFP} for a tour of 18 months. 26+ Years @ Paper mill, Baileyville Maine {Georgia Pacific} Life is good! 

Kent Lyons, Milltown, Carol Wallace gave me the URL, 070708 

Jean Perry Elsemore. Hi, Faye (Flood) Robinson gave me the address. Currently, Darrell and I are living in Chillicothe, Ohio. Darrell is the Training and Organizational Development Director at Mead Fine Paper Company. In November, 1999, I completed a master's program in higher education at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. My goal was to earn my Master's by the time I was 50! Well, I made it by about 5 hours, literally! We lived in Atlanta, GA (Peachtree City) for 3 years, back to Robbinston, ME, for 2 years, and we have been in the midWest for 6 years. Time flies. I lost my Mom in April, 1997, and my dear sister Jane, passed on August 10, 1997, after fighting a very brave battle with diabetes. We have a home in Robbinston overlooking St. Andrews and enjoy summer vacations there. I will be visiting Maine for two weeks in May for our nephew's graduation from UMO. I return to Ohio to attend my graduation ceremony at OU on June 9, and then I will drive to Maine to spend some R&R (about two months!) at our Robbinston home. Would love to hear from you! Our snail mail address is 284 Constitution Drive, Chillicothe, OH 45601 Phone: 740-775-8893, e-mail new email 11/10/05

Phil Phee, St. Stephen   

Mary Ellen Russell Girard. Hi out there: Would love to hear from any of the classmates. My husband Jerry and I live in Worland, WY. I have 4 children and 2 step children and 8 grandchildren and one due in August. I have been home a few times, the last time was last October with Dad. Hope to make it again soon. E-Mail  

E. Diane Small, Biddeford, ME.

Robert Tyler, St. David Ridge, NB. I provide Community Development Support Services to the Indian Township Tribal Government. My wife Ingrid (of thirty years) teaches in St. Andrews, NB. A daughter Susan (twin sister to Steven) is a fourth year science student @ the University of New Brunswick and son Steven works for Xerox. Forever in my thoughts is the loss of a son Jonathan at 20 yrs. old on February 5, 1997.  

Carrol Wallace, Jr., Calais ME. Got this address from Doug Welock. Hope to see more email addresses from the Class of "67." new e-mail 3/9/05 

Deceased Classmates

Bonnie L. Carlow: deceased July 18, 1992

Mary Jean Cole Woodruff. August 2nd, 1949 - March 16th, 2010 Obituary: Baileyville Ė Mary Jean Woodruff, 60, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Mary Jean was born in Calais on August 2, 1949, daughter of the late Donald Cole Sr. and Doris (OíNeill) Cole. After graduating from Calais High School, she began waitressing at the Wickachee. On February 13, 1971, she married Dennis Woodruff in Calais. Mary Jean later began her career as a bartender with the American Legion in Calais, where she most recently was the bar manager. She was a life member of the Sherman Bros. Unit #3 American Legion Auxiliary and the Boyd-Smith Post Auxiliary #9779 V.F.W. Mary Jean enjoyed word search, watching the high school basketball tournaments, and playing cards and games with her grandchildren. Mary Jean was a wonderful cook, she truly enjoyed cooking and baking for any occasion but her fondest enjoyments were times spent with her grandchildren. Surviving are her loving husband Dennis Woodruff Sr. of Baileyville; three children, Dorie Dunton and her husband Stanley of Newburgh, Crystal Monk and her husband Troy of Baileyville, and Dennis Woodruff II and his wife Charlene of Big Lake Twp.; eleven grandchildren; three brothers, Donald Cole and Michael Cole, both of Fort Pierce, FL, and Jeffrey Cole of Baileyville; three special friends Siddy Cole and Patricia Clark, both of Calais, and Gwenny Damon of Boston, MA; many nieces and nephews, and her favorite aunt Tunny of Baileyville. Visiting hours will be held 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 19th at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A celebration of Mary Jeanís life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 20th at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date at Woodland Cemetery, Baileyville. Mays Funeral Home. [Provided by Sharon Howland.]  

John William Comstock, a retired U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisory inspector, died Feb. 26 under hospice care in his Pendleton home after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 64. Born in Buffalo, the son of a federal immigration agent, he attended high school in Calais, Maine, and was a graduate of the University of Maine. He served in the Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division in the Vietnam War. He joined Customs and Border Protection in 1974 in Fort Kent, Maine; was assigned in Toronto from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, then was transferred to Buffalo. He worked at all the international bridges in the Buffalo Niagara region, retiring in 2005. Active in Masonic organizations, he was a past master of Fellowship Lodge 1175 and the Western New York Lodge of Research. He also was active in the Valley of Buffalo of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and many of the York Rite bodies. He also was a past noble grand of United Lodge 98, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. A Pendleton resident since 1993, he took numerous motorcycle trips on his Harley-Davidsons for patriotic and veteransí observances and for charitable organizations. He also was an avid Sherlock Holmes fan. He was a member of the Irish Secret Society at Buffalo, a local Sherlock Holmes group, and often lectured on Holmes and his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, the former Nancy Numrych; a daughter, Jennifer; three sons, Benjamin, Aaron Yuen and Matthew Yuen; and six grandchildren. Services were held Monday in Lester H. Wedekindt Funeral Home, 3290 Delaware Ave., Town of Tonawanda. [The Buffalo News. Provided by Bonnie Hunter.]   03282014

Melva Louise Donovan Long, 67, died in Bangor on August 11, 2016 after a courageous fight against cancer. Melva was born on August 1, 1949, the second daughter of Philip and Edna (Stanhope) Donovan. She is survived by a son, Lee Roderick; granddaughter Mallory Roderick; grandson Alexander Roderick; niece Jessica Melhiser; great niece Ashley Melhiser and her son, Hudson Green and great nephew Ryan Melhiser. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Linda Ross. Friends and family are welcome to attend a graveside service 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 14th at Calais Cemetery, Calais. Donations in Melvaís memory may be made to PAWS Brave Heart, 368 South St., Calais, ME 04619. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. [Provided by Sharon Howland.] 


Diana Sue Hayman Moffatt. At Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB, December 2, 2008,Diana Sue Moffatt Diana Sue Moffatt of St. Stephen, NB. Wife of David K Moffatt and daughter of the late Burton Jack and Wanda Agnes (Milligan) Hayman. Survived by her husband, 2 sons, David Keith (Susan) of Moores Mills, NB and Aaron Sean (Melinda) of St. Stephen, NB, 2 grandchildren, Sadie and Gibbon, 3 brothers, Burton Hayman of Florida, Roland (Dorothy) Hayman of Sussex, NB, Ronald (Wendy) Hayman of Summerside, PEI,1 sister Laurie Howard (Bill) of Calais, Me., several nieces, nephews and cousins. Resting at The S.O.Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd, 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB from where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 2 PM. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday, December 5, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment at St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB. For those who wish remembrances to the Cancer Society or charity of ones choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may sent to the family online at [Provided by Sharon Howland]

Michael W. Hinton, 68, died June 27, 2017 peacefully at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after a lengthy battle with renal disease. He was born Feb. 10, 1949 in Calais, the son of Harry A.and Marion L. (Tracy) Hinton. Michael attended Calais high School and graduated from St. Stephen High School, Class of 1968 and he attended the Univ. of Maine, Orono. He was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was very proud of his service. Michael worked many years in the industrial construction field until his health prevented him from working. He enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Nascar. Surviving are two sisters and one brother, Jacqueline F. Ouellette of Winthrop, Barbara J. Gaddis of Brewer, Harry A. Hinton of Calais; nieces and nephews, Gayle M. Gaddis of New York City, Robert E. Ouellette and Nicole A. Kempton both of Winthrop; Patrick Ouellette, Benjamin Ouellette and Emily Kempton all of Winthrop. Michael's family gratefully thanks Dana Gillespie for his friendship and support during his illness. They also thank the doctor's and staff of EMMC and the Maine Veterans Home for their care, compassion and professionalism. Michael made an anatomical gift to Harvard Medical School in Boston and at his request, no formal ceremony be held. A private burial will be held at a later date. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Fundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016, or at Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer. Messages and memories may be shared with Michael's family at

Leslie V. Knowles: deceased

Jean A. McPhail Daley,  26, died May 13, 1975 as a result of a boating accident on Pocomoonshine Lake.  She was born December 3, 1948 in Calais, daughter of Edgar and Theda (Hall) McPhail.  She was the manager of the Tulsa self-service gas station in Calais and was a member of Sherman Brothers American Legion Auxiliary, Post No. 3. She is survived by her father, Edgar McPhail and her mother, Mrs. Theda Thibault both of Calais; stepfather, Nelson Thibault of Calais; two brothers, Tony Leavitt and Daniel Thibault of Calais; one sister, Donna Garland and one niece of Calais. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. May 14 from the Scholl Funeral Chapel with the Rev. William Fullerton of the Pentecostal Church of St. Stephen officiating.  Interment was in the Calais Cemetery. [Calais Advertiser - May 22, 1975  p. 19. Provided by  Sharon Howland.] 

John H. Purton died unexpectedly Feb. 13, 2013, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1949, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, the son of Paul F. and Carmen E. (Bell) Purton. John was a graduate of Calais Memorial High School, was a graduate of the University of Maine and earned his master's degree from Husson College. His teaching career of more than 35 years began in Calais and completed after 23 years at Bangor High School. He took great pride in seeing so many of the students that he had the honor to teach achieve their goals in life through education. John will be forever missed by his partner of 33 years, Denis Cranson of Bangor; one sister, Judy Knowlton and her husband, Jim, of Sidney; two brothers, Dale Purton and his wife, Janet, of Calais and Dennis Purton and his wife, Jane, of Pewaukee, Wis.; four nieces and nephews, Jenessa Knowlton, Amanda Pelletier, Chloe Purton and Emma Purton; an uncle, Robert Purton and his wife, Maureen, of Corona, Calif.; and an aunt, Jacquelyn B. Lawler of Waterville. He will also be deeply missed by his four special pups, Noelle, Liza, Binky and Jasper. Services for John will be private in keeping with his wishes. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Kindred Spirits Fund, P.O. Box 63, Orrington, ME 04474. Proceeds will be used to provide the gift of life to animals owned by the elderly who can be saved, but would otherwise not be due to financial hardship. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. Condolences to John's family may be offered at [Published in BDN Maine on February 16, 2013 Sharon Howland]

Paul David Waycott, 65, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 surrounded by his family at Maine Veteranís Home in Bangor. Paul was born in Calais on December 22, 1949, son of the late Norman and Lillian Helen (Mahar) Waycott Sr. After graduating from Calais Memorial High School he worked for Thomas DiCenzo until enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1969. Paul served his country as a radio operator stationed in Korea during the Vietnam War. Following his enlistment he returned home to Calais and went back to work for Thomas DiCenzo and also enlisted in the Army National Guard. On July 4, 1975, he married Sharon Demmons. In 1976 Paul started his career as a painter for Georgia Pacific, retiring from Domtar in 2005. In the 1990ís, Paul also retired from the Army National Guard with over 22 years of service. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Calais, the Quarter Century Club, and a former member of the American Legion and the Lionís Club. Paul was a train enthusiast and enjoyed modeling railroads, cooking, landscaping, and gardening. His most cherished moments were those times spent with his family. In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by two brothers, Norman and Roger; and two sisters, Judy and Mary. Surviving are his loving wife of 40 years, Sharon Waycott; three children, Paula Cleghorn and husband Perry of Alberta, Canada, Heather Gidney and husband Jeff of Calais, and Heidi Newell and husband Dale of Calais; six grandchildren, Matthew Adams and wife Holly of Alberta, Canada, Dylan and Kassi Gidney of Calais, and Melissa Huang and Trinity and Daniel Newell of Calais; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Adeline Adams; two brothers, Robert Waycott and wife Ann of Calais, and Gale Waycott and companion Teresa Rowe of Wilton; three sisters, Susie Brown and husband Gerald of Alberta, Canada, June Kinney and husband Ronnie of St. Stephen, NB, and Cindy Polk and husband Phil of Princeton; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visiting hours will be held 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A celebration of Paulís life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, at Second Baptist Church, 21 Church St., Calais. Burial with military honors will follow in Calais Cemetery. 

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