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Class of 1970

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Graduates Class of 1970

Nancy Sue Alexander

Timothy Edward Barlow

Wilma Church Barlow

Kenneth Philip Barnard

Sharon L. Barnard

Roberta R. Barnes

Bradley R. Bartlett

Gerry Steven Bartlett

Francis W. Benson, Jr.

Anthony R. Bernadini

Marlene Rae Boddy

Daniel Clifford Brennan

Martin R. Brooks

Susan L. Brown

Mark Stephen Burtt

Bonnie Jean Campbell

Nannette Marie Campbell

Paula Susan Chick

Brenda J. Clark

Sherry G. Clark

Peggy Sue Cox

David Walter Cole

David K. Cushman

Howard Brian Damon

Shirley Jean Doliber

Michael J. Donahue

Donald Herbert Doton

Pamela Marie Dougherty

Nancy I. Farrar

Rosemarie Fleming

Donna Lynn Fournier

Daniel J. Frost

Linda Ann Gayton

Grenda Lee Hatton

Ronald E. Hatton

Eric J. Hinson

Robin Bonita Hovey

Paul W. Hume

Brian Hunnewell

Joan Elizabeth Ivey

Bonnie Mae Jestings

Bonita Marie Johnson

N. Jean Johnson

Sharon Louise Johnson

Carolyn Mae Kelley

James T. Kelly

Patricia Mary Kelly

Vicki Ann Kelly

Jill L. Kobre

Linda Lou Lane

Gloria Jean Lee

Bonnie R. Linnell Bruce A. Linton Shirley Ann Lord
David Keith Lyons Leslie W. Lyons Karen Anne Lusth
Philip E. McKay Carlene Sue McKeown Michael Joseph McLean
Allan D. McLellan Kathleen Ann McMurtry Gayle Howland Moholland
Paul H. Morehead John W. Morrison Susan A. Morrison
Peggy Jean Nielsen Cindy Nixon Carole Jane Noddin
Michael O'Hara Jane Keaton Oliver Susan Joyce Perry
Sherman Dean Pike Linda Jean Pomeroy Gregory A. Reardon
Dana P. Redding Florence Reynolds Daniel P. Robb
Geneva Helena Rogers Jeff Ross Theresa Lynn Smith
Raymond C. Sprague Kenneth Ira Strout Gerry A. Tracy
Kenneth L. Tudor Paul G. Wheelock Mary E. Dow
Tom McGraw Daniel Foster Kathy Trippett
Anna Mary Casey George Jones Kimmell Webster
William R. Johnson    

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Timothy Edward Barlow, Ellsworth, ME. I am an elementary school teacher and have taught at the Lamoine Consolidated School for the past 27 years. E-mail barlowt@aol.com.

Roberta R. Barnes (Bobbi), Windsor ME.  -  With me it was get married, move to NS, then NB, and then back to ME.  Back in ME I worked for State government in financial, divorced, retired, and now work for myself.  I have a son and daughter, both married to sweeties and doing great.  I have five furry wonderful grandchildren -- who says grandchildren have to be human.  I have been there, done that, and most of the time it was fun.   If anyone would like to say hi, the easiest way to do that is go to the contact me on my website  http://www.naturalhealinglearning.com.  Like most people I change my ISP from time to time, but the address on my website is always good. Nice to hear from Calais people -- poet Rachel Field writes, "if once you have slept on an island you will never be quite the same"   And you might agree, the same is true of Calais.  051009

Anna Mary Casey Page, Went to the Immaculate Conception School. Went to Calais Memorial High School. Varsity Cheerleader. Moved to Vermont in my Junior Year. Happily married to Larry Page. His (our) business is called "Strafford Electronics" One son, Gary, age 23, in mechanical/electrical engineering.  I am a registerd nurse. Employed by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. Entire family traveling to Central America soon, as missionaries to build a church. Still love Bernardini's peanuts. Sister Kathy Casey Getchell sends them at Christmas. Anna.Mary.Page@Hitchcock.org

Mary Dow Warren, Funny how I stumbled on this site. I graduated from CMHS, but was only there for 6 months so I'd be very surprised if anyone remembers me and I quite frankly don't remember many of you either. I stayed in Wash. County until 1981. I had two wonderful kids who are probably the most meaningful thing I have done with my life. they are great. I have a wee grandson too. Does anyone know where Rosemarie Flemming is? Last I knew she lived in St. Stephen N.B. and her last name was Townes...she was also my neighbor and then sister-in-law for a time. Yes, well let's not go there. We all make incredibly idiotic mistakes eh? Funny how so many of us didn't stray too far. I moved to Florida...hated it with a passion and came back to Maine and have worked for the Navy Dept in Bath for 20 years. I still miss the Calais area and the people, and who took all the fun out of the airline? violethill@earthlink.net   071605   

Nancy Farrar Tompkins, Charlotte, NC. Husband and I moved to Charlotte, NC in 2006 - love it down here - snow shoveling is at a minimum! I work for Franklin Covey (a planning & organization store w/motivational overtones) as an asst.mgr. A change from Samsonite but it's fun. Oldest daughter Beth is an art teacher in the Calais area and has three children ( 2 girls and a boy); Heather lives in the Baltimore area and works in the insurance business and has a little girl - both kids are doing well. So long from the"sunny south"! hinesley52@yahoo.com 092308

Paul W. Hume, living in Las Vegas, Nevada. I work as Head Electrical Inspector for the City of North Las Vegas. Am married to Dawn Reid from St. Stephen. Have a daughter who is attending UNLV in Las Vegas and a son who will graduate High School in June. Am trying to make plans to be in town for the class reunion in August. See you then. phume2@cox.net e-mail updated 4/10/04

Brian Hunnewell, Las Vegas, Nevada. Hello everyone from the Class of '70!! Now that we are all rich and famous it's time to get back together and exchange those war stories covering the last 30 years. I've been living in Las Vegas since 1988 and love it here. NO SNOW to shovel!! Lots of fun in the sun. I run my own Cabinet Shop in Vegas and specialize in aquarium cabinets. I'm going to be a Grandpa in August (first grandchild and I'm excited!)!! I hope to see you in August. E-mail Brian_51@netzero.net

Sharon L Johnson-Pittman, Boulder City, NV:  Hello out there from Sharon. This form of communication is great. Well I am still in nursing right now the emergency room. My husband Jack and I have recently moved to Nevada after living in Atlanta for 18ys. I have 3 sons still in the Atlanta area. I also have 3 grandchildren one grandson and 2 granddaughters. Will be home for the big event 2000 the 30th see ya'll then.

George Jones, Salisbury, MD. Attended Calais schools through grade 7. gjones21@comcast.net  

Gayle Howland Moholland, Bear Cove, ME. I just thought I should update. Bobby and I have 7 grand children and 1 on the way. They range in age from 4 months to 7 years. Bobby is the Director of the St. Croix Regional Technical Center at the High School, and I am the Director of the Unobskey School University College at Calais. It is located in the old A & P. Next time you are in Calais, check out the "rocks". NOAA has designated them the #1 spot on their new Heritage Trail..........and we thought it was just a place to hang out. gaylem@maine.edu 072005 

Patricia Kelly Pike (Patty)- Baileyville, ME (formerly known as Woodland)—Attended the Immaculate Conception School, Calais Memorial High School. After graduation went to Presque Isle, Me and obtained Accounting Degree and met my Husband (Wayne A. Pike from Oxford, Me). Returned to Calais and worked at the GP Pulp and Paper mill where I “retired” after 35 years. I started out in Accounting and made my way to Department Manager of the Computer Dept and then Finishing Superintendent (talk about expanding your horizons). Wayne and I have been married 38 years. We have 3 daughters we are very proud of: Shannon Pike Fader, Erin Pike, and Kacey Pike; 1 grandson, Ian Patrick Fader, and 1 grand puppy. Shannon and her husband Tim live in Brewer, Maine. (Tim is the son of Peggy Bartlett). Erin lives in Scarborough and Kacey lives in Westbrook. During my time off, I’ve been spending a lot of time on the road to Brewer and Southern Maine. I would have come to the Class Reunion this year but my husband’s class reunion was on the same weekend and we had committed earlier this year to attend. Since we are getting older, maybe getting together every 5 years is something to consider???? I would love to see folks from both the Catholic School and Calais High that I haven’t seen for years. Hope more 70 alumni post info about themselves on the site. pmpike@myfairpoint.net  8/20/2010 

Gloria Lee Logan, Moncton, NB. Hi everyone Marlene Parks told me about this site. I have been married to Vern for 33 years and we are still best friends. I have two boys age 32 and 24. Two grandchildren. I have stayed friends with my school friend Marlene Boddy Parks since high school. Till a few years ago spent one week every summer at Marlene's camp in Meddybemps. I don't get home as much as i would like but we all know what that is like. I would love to hear from all my school friends. We did have an awesome time didn't we. Remember senior skip day?? loganv@nbnet.nb.ca 

Shirley Lord Hold, Cooper (Cathance Lake) ME. Hi to all from great class of '70! Looking forward to our reunion in August (BUT not the diet in preparation for it!) I would love to hear from all. If anyone needs a place to stay, please let me know. Our home will be available for barbecuing, swimming, & visiting the day after our reunion if there is an interest. p.s. Thanks to Kathy Trippett for the tip on site. Come to reunion! My new email address is  shirleyhold@lycos.com 062808

John Morrison, Tennessee.

Peggy Jean Nielson Clark lives in Calais.  Her e-mail is peggysue9@yahoo.com.

Mike O'Hara, Auburn ME. Gerry Tracy and I are working together, and he showed me this website. It's interesting to see what everybody is doing now. I wish you all the best of luck.  monksbballfan@aol.com or mikeohara@emersontoyota.com

S. Dean Pike. Thanks for Marilyn Maxwell turning me on to this site. Great 8th grade picture, Ken, figures I would have a tie on....Still teach boatbuilding at WCTC Marine Tech Center in Eastport, still have Moose Island, Maine (small boatyard and marine supply store), still on the Eastport Port Authority (manage pier the taxpayers put 17 mil into..gag...) and yes still trying to figure out how to spend Xmas in Washington County and New Year's in someplace so hot underwear is optional.....some things do not change. Have a son, Ross, in college in Sarasota and a daughter, Elissa, 17, a junior at Calais High School living with me on the shore in Perry. Hope everyone can make class reunion at the country club on 8/12. Email me at miminc@prexar.com[new 112706] with snail mail addresses. By popular demand we are not doing a sit down--just finger foods and dancing all night.....well at least until they kick us out. Salute! 

Ken Strout My wife Lynda and I are now living in the Bangor area. We moved away from Calais in 1978 and eventually ended up in NH until 1995. We had two boys, one in 1973 and the other in 1977, both of which are now on their own now. I am looking forward to the 1970 class reunion in 2000 and can't wait to see you all again. Hi to all.....  My e-mail address is imkis@aol.com.  01302017 

Gerry A. Tracy, Falmouth, Maine, e-mail051906 gerry.tracy@deadriver.com 

Ken Tudor. Am living in Bangor, Maine, and working at Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono. Email me at ken_tudor@umit.maine.edu. Looking forward to the reunion this weekend and hope to see lots of you there - should be a good time for all.

Deceased Classmates

KENNETH P. BARNARD CHICOPEE, MASS. - Kenneth P. Barnard, 48, of 439 Prospect St., died Feb. 3, 2001, at his home. Born in Portland, he was raised in Calais. He was a 1970 graduate of Calais Memorial High School and a 1975 graduate of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Holyoke. He lived in Westfield from 1970 to 1986, moving to Chicopee in 1987. He had been employed as a pharmacist at Medical West of Chicopee since 1986. He was a member of the Massachusetts Pharmacist's Association, and a communicant of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Fitzgerald; a son, Brian of Westfield; a daughter, Karen of Westfield; his parents, Charles and Valerie Barnard; and his grandmother, Christine Barnard, all of Calais; five brothers, Paul of Laconia, N.H., John of Brewer, Harold of Standish, George of Dunedin, Fla., Mark of Bedford, N.H.; a sister, Rebecca Cole of Old Town; a good friend, David Lagoy of Chicopee; several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Tuesday at the Robert E. Cusack Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Westfield. Calling hours will be Monday afternoon and evening. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 53 Capital Dr., West Springfield, MA 01089. [Obituary provided by Sharon Howland.]  

Anthony"Tony" Bernardini, 63, passed away July 27, 2016. He was born August 26, 1952, in St. Stephen New Brunswick, the son of Charles and Patricia (McShane) Bernardini. Tony was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He graduated from Calais High School then served his country in the Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Loree (McKinnon) Bernardini; his children, Casey, Lucca and Maddox Bernardini of Gray, Louie and wife, Kellie, and their daughter, Clarie, of Merrimack, NH; brother, Louis; sister, Barbara Bernardini of Calais; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Patricia Hartford (Bernardini). Tony owned and operated AAA Plumbing & Heating in Gray as a Master Plumber. He was a skilled gamesman that especially enjoyed hunting white tail deer, fishing for brook trout, and ice fishing Maine's lakes. He was an avid golfer that enjoyed competing with himself as much as he enjoyed competing with friends. Those who knew Tony worked for Tony. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday July 30, at Wilson Funeral Home, 24 Shaker Road, from noon to 2:30 p.m. followed immediately Remembrance Service. Tony's wish was to establish a college fund for his grandchildren. Please make memorial donation to: Key Bank, 25 Portland Road, Gray, ME 04039. Please make checks payable to: Key Bank c/o Bernardini. - [Published in BDN Maine on July 28, 2016. Provided by Sharon Howland.] 

Cole CALAIS - David W. Cole, 51, died unexpectedly Jan. 8, 2002, at his residence. He was born in Calais, Sept. 13, 1950, the son of Frederick and Arlene (McDonald) Cole. Until his retirement, he was the manager of the Maine State liquor store in Calais. David is a past member of the St. Croix Bowling Club, and past member of the Sherman Bros. Post No. 3 American Legion, both of Calais. He was predeceased by his father, Frederick Cole, in 1970; and sister, Sharon Bonneau Bishop, in 2001. He is survived by his mother, Arlene McDonald Cole of Calais; one son, Daniel Cole of St. Stephen, N.B., Canada; one brother, Larry Cole of Colleyville, Texas; one sister, Nancy Haddock of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren, Christopher Ryan Cole and Jade Curran, both of St. Stephen, N.B.; several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at the main hall of Palmer Lane Estates, with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, at the Calais Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in David's memory may be made to his sister, Sharon Bonneau Bishop (Cole) Scholarship Fund, Dexter Regional High School, 12 Abbott Hill Rd., Dexter, ME 04930. Arrangements by the Scott-Wilson Funeral Home, Calais. [Bangor Daily News 1/11/02 - information provided by Jill & Milton Thornton] 

Howard Brian Damon, died Saturday, July 4, 1992, in Calais, age 41 years. [Information provided by Ken from Maine Vital Records] Obituary [Provided by Thelma Eye Brooks]

Daniel Foster; The class of 1970 lost another good friend who moved away from us just prior to graduation.  Can the following be placed on the Class of 1970 page since he grew up in Calais and would have graduated with us had he been able to do his last year of HS there.  Thanks - Ken Tudor: FAYETTE - Daniel T. Foster, 51 of Main Street Fayette, died suddenly early Thursday morning, Oct. 2, at his home. He was born on Sept. 2, 1952, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Malcolm "Doc" and Mary E. McCluskey Foster. Dan was a 1970 graduate of Woodland High School and furthered his education at Eastern Maine Vocational Technical Institute enrolled in the electrical program. On Oct. 17, 1981 he married Vicki Hill of Chesterville at the St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. He was employed by Wausau-Mosinee Paper Mill in Jay as an electrician. He is survived by his wife of Fayette, two brothers, Tom Foster of Augusta, and Michael Foster and his companion Carolyn Campbell of Hermon, a sister Marikay Wilson and her husband David of Readfield, an aunt Pauline McCluskey of Augusta, special nieces, Amanda Jensen, Marikay McMullen, Amy Wilson-Stevenson and Kesel Wilson, special nephews, Jonathan Foster, Matthew Wilson, and Nathan Wilson. He was predeceased by a brother, James McCluskey and an uncle, Louis McCluskey. From the Livermore Falls Advertiser, Thursday October 9, 2003

Daniel Frost Obituary [Provided by Thelma Eye Brooks] 

William R. Johnson  Obituary  [Provided by Thelma Eye Brooks]

Jillian L. Kobre Cheney, age 50 of Ruskin, FL, died Friday, February 14, 2003.  She was born in Leominster, MA and grew up in Calais, ME.  She is survived by her mother, Bette Griffin; husband Stephen Cheney; son Scott Norton; daughter Ashley Bailey; granddaughter Ciara Norton; her step-children include Kathrine and Jon Cheney, Peter, Maria, Stephanie, Kim and Lynn Bailey.  Jill was loved and will be missed by many friends and family.  Services will be held in the spring at the Calais cemetery and will be posted in the Calais Advertiser. [Calais Advertiser March 6, 2003 pg 20 submitted by Sharon Howland] 

Tom McGraw died 2/8/2000 in Boston. He moved before graduating. Obituary from the Bangor Daily News 2/11/2000 provided by Marilyn Maxwell Strout: BAILEYVILLE - Thomas H. "Tommy" McGraw, 48, died 2/8/2000 at a Boston MA hospital. He was born at Calais, 7/19/1951, the son of Albert Blair and Margaret Marie (Sullivan) McGraw. He was a Marine veteran and a member of the Sherman Brothers Post No. 3 American Legion of Calais. Tommy's greatest joy was his candy-apple red Harley. He enjoyed all the special times he had with it, sharing them with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. So, Tom, we want you to continue to "live to ride and ride to live." He was predeceased by his father, Blair McGraw in 1964. He is survived by his other special father and his mother, James and Marie Mann of Woodland; four sisters, Gloria Cramer of New Castle NB, Sharon and her husband, Larry Nelson of St. Stephen NB, Debbie McGraw of Bangor, Susan and her husband, Ronnie Mahar of Woodland; two brothers, Bob and his wife, Mary Lou McGraw of Calais and John and his wife, Carolyn McGraw of Alabama; Tommy's girls, Donna, Denise and Angela. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many special friends. Relatives and friends may call at the Scott-Wilson Funeral Home, Calais, Monday from 12 noon until time of services at 2 pm. Spring graveside services will be held at the Calais Cemetery with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Donations in his memory may be made to the Boston Burns Shriners Hospital, 51 Blossom St., Boston MA 02114-2699 or Shriners Hospitals for children, 516 Carew St., Springfield MA 01104.

Geneva Helena Rogers-May,65, died November 23, 2016 at St. Joseph's Hospital after her battle with lung cancer. She died surrounded by her husband Butch, brother Allen and sister in-law Pam. Geneva was born Jan. 25, 1951 in St. Stephen N.B. Canada. She grew up in Calais. Geneva was predeceased by her parents Vernon Rogers and Helena Rogers Tucker and sister Judy Little. She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Walter (Butch) May of Hampden; brother Vernon (Allen) Rogers and wife Pam of Levant; many nieces in the Calais area and N.Y.; nephews in N.Y., Bangor and Portland; cousins in the Bangor area; many friends and two special friends, Lorraine in Bangor and Lorna in Calais. Geneva graduated from Calais Memorial High School, Class of 1970. She worked at the Angelholm Restaurant after high school. Also, she spent time working at Creative Apparel in Princeton as a seamstress. In the mid 90's Geneva and Butch met and fell in love. They married in 1995 and took off for New York in the summer of 1996. The next year and a half was spent traveling the country in a tractor trailer. Geneva loved traveling alongside Butch. Their fondest memories came from visiting historical sites and museums around the country. Right up until Geneva's death she talked about their last trip to Washington D.C. in 2015. She was a member of the Calais American Legion Auxiliary and the Marine Corps League Auxiliary in Bangor.There will be no service per Geneva's wishes. Her cremation will be handled by Downeast Direct Cremation. Geneva will be buried in MA. sometime in the spring. Donations may be made in Geneva's name to Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) in appreciation of their support. [Provided by Heather Ross. Bangor Daily News 11/29/16.] 

Raymond Sprague, 51, of Westbrook died March 11, 2003 at his residence.  He was born in St. Stephen, NB on January 12, 1952 a son of Annabelle and James E. Sprague.     Mr. Sprague was a Vietnam veteran who served two tours and received two Bronze Stars for bravery.  He worked for Coca-Cola and Ryder Dedicated Logistics Systems.  He was also an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Jeannie Sprague; his daughter, Amy Lynn Sprague-Nason; his grandson, Hunter Dale Sprague-Nason; his father, James E. Sprague and James'  wife Sandra Sprague of Calais.   Also surviving are his mother-in-law Jean Hill; father-in-law Frederick Hill of Calais and brother-in-law Stephen Hill and family. [Calais Advertiser 3/20/03 submitted by Ken Tudor]

Kathy Trippett Thomas died November 2012. 05292017

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