Calais Memorial High School

Class of 1972

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Graduates Class of 1972

Donna Jean Bailey

Michael Alan Bailey

Carl R. Barlett, Jr.

Brian Brooks

Cheryl Marie Brown

Neil Brydon

Leslie Cameron

Cythina Ann Carr

Frances Eileen Casey

Brenda Lee Caswell

Kim E. Churchill

Phyllis J. Clark

Teresa Lynn Clark

Rebecca Jane Cline

Deborah I. Cook

Gail L. Cottrell

Michael D. Curran

Garth K. Currier

Theresa L. Damon

Christopher G. DelMonaco

Jo-Ann Marie Demmons

Catherine M. DiCenzo

Donald A. Dinsmore

Joan Doten

Janet Gay Duval

Dennis R. Farrar

Dana W. Flood

Anna Margaret Fox

Maryanne A. Frost

Tom Gayton

Allen W. Greenlaw, Jr.

Gerald Greenlaw

Dennis L. Hatton

Nancy June Hatton

Roland John Hayman

Michael F. Hill

Nancy Hume

Brent Jandreau

Karen L. Jestings

Ellen Joan Johnson

Kenny L. Johnson

Paula Johnson

Angla Kelly

Phillip Kelly

Paul L. Kneeland, Jr.

Norma Lane

Billy Leighton

Debra Jo Lincoln

John Linton

Rhonda Magoon

Sharon Elizabeth Malburg

Frank Maxwell Stanley Edward McConvey Philip McCoubrey
Joyce McKeown Paul Merryfield Deborah R. Moreshead
Stanley W. Morrell Anne Katherine Nixon Donna Lynn O'Neill
Shirley Marie Peakall Sharon L. Pelletier Gary Pollock
Lynn D. Redding Terry Reynolds Candace Prout
Victor L. Robinson Linda Shattuck Joseph S. Stacey
Dennis Taber Rebecca R. Titcomb Charles Kim Vose
Robin J. Wade John Erlen Wood Thomas Durgin

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Michael Bailey. Living well in downtown Searsmont, Maine. Married, two kids & a dog & cat. Been doing some traveling lately, now that the girls are grown. Azerbaijan, England, Panama, Dominican Republic & Russia this (2007) summer. It's been a long strange trip. I still visit Calais a couple or more times a year and am always looking for classmates. mbailey@sad34.net 

Neil Brydon, Biddeford ME. After graduating from CMHS, I went to UMO, but finished school out in Wichita, KS. I worked in the Juvenile Court System for 3 years and returned to Maine. I was a Supervisor for Maine Dept of Human Services and after working for the state for 23 years, jumped ship to working as an Insurance Investigator (good move!). I was married for 11 years, have 3 fantastic sons and a very precious granddaughter. My longtime girlfriend of 10 years, Jen Bette, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep July 11, 2009 and I miss her very much. I now spend my free time either fishing, with friends, or with my adult sons families and granddaughter. Like most of the sentiments I've read on this site, Calais will always be a part of me. My best to all. 032610

Frances Casey Holst, Alexander ME. Hi Classmates and everyone. I finally got on here. I've been married to Roger Holst (class of '66) for 25 years. We have 2 daughters, Teresa has graduated from Norwich and is in the Navy and Jenn will be in her third year at UMO this fall. I have been nursing at Calais Hospital since 1974 and think I see a light at the end of the enema bucket! Hope more people check in here although the older we get the easier it is to find us for reunions. I stay in touch with Robin and Lyn if anyone wants addresses. Looking forward to 2002, the 30th but I bet we can't top our 25th reunion. Everyone had a great time. My address is holst@midmaine.com. Have a great summer. Fran 

Kim Churchill Dunston. Email kedunston@yahoo.com 11/30/09

Teresa (Clark) Cassidy. I am married to Edmund Cassidy of '73. We are living on St. Simons Island, Georgia with our three children. All the Best to You. 7/26/00 - Greetings! It has been a number of months since I last check this site. What fun to hear news of friends from the past! I am in hopes that more of the classes of '72 and '73 will respond. With reunions five years apart there is just never enough time to relax and talk. I would love to hear from other CMHS friends. Where are you???? Things continue to go well in Southeast Georgia. Ed absolutely loves his instructor position at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. It offers much more time to kick back and enjoy the beaches/boating/golf...etc. I will return to my position as school nurse for 800 kidos in the "poor inner city" part of Brunswick. Summer vacation has been great. We managed a marathon drive back to Maine for a mini vacation of several days. Ah...but it was great to be back!! Our son, Ryan, and daughter, Erin, as well as myself, will start back with college in a few weeks. I never imagined that we'd be financing 3 in college at one time!!! Our youngest daughter, Meghan, is entering her 11th grade. She is very involved with drama and the swim team here. I admire her ability to make a smooth transition from John Bapst's 450 students to Glynn Academy's 2,400 plus students. That's the latest scoop from our neck of the woods... I am hoping to hear from some of you soon. Best Regards!  tcassidy@glynn.k12.ga.us  

M. David Curran, Calais ME. Support our troops no matter how you feel. They are there for you, again I say you. davecurran@verizon.net new email 2/1/06 

Catherine DiCenzo Sherman, cmarysherman@mac.com  06132012

Janet Duval Lovely: Still in Calais living in the same house. Have 3 children, Katie 16, Rick 14 and Alissa 9. Work at the local nursing home probably until they get me a bed. E-mail emoryl@nemaine.com

Rollie Hayman. I now live in Sussex, NB.  My wife's name is Dot and we have two boys. roland_dothayman@hotmail.com 

Michael Hill, Katy TX. It's been a long time since I've visited this website and have enjoyed the many pictures of the past. My wife and I have been foster parents for a few years adopting a little girl, Carina, who is now 4 years old giving us 5 children to date. She's a treasure. It's interesting with a granddaughter of 2 years old and a daughter of 4 years old. We're preparing for our older daughter Stephanie's wedding this coming May to a bright young man who is a programmer with Apple Computer. The short of it, we and our kids are doing very well. Will be visiting Calais the later part of May this year for my Mom's birthday. texasdowneaster@sbcglobal.net 030411

Paula Johnson tidewatch@lycos.com 

Sharon Malburg Bartlett I have been married to Gerry Bartlett, class of '70, for 39 years. We have two children, Melissa and Joey. We also have 3 grandchildren, Maisie, Bella and Noah. Gerry has been retired from United Parcel Service, after working there for 32 1/2 yrs. I worked at Washington County Community College for 16 yrs. I then decided to do something different with my life. I have been a Certified Dog Trainer/Behaviorist for the last 9 yrs. I've worked at our local animal shelter, off and on for many years. I enjoy my dog training classes....my husband being home and our time with family and friends. grammiethree2002@yahoo.com  

Shirley Peakall Finch, Ray (Gordie) and I now live in Fairborn, Ohio, just 10 minutes outside of Dayton. Ray ('78) retired form the Air Force and works as a computer anaylist for a govenment contractor; I craft (knit, sew, workworking, signs, etc.) and sell them at the base. Our children: Marc (our son), Jenn (his wife, who is in the Air Force), and our granddaughters (Alex and Elaine) live about five minutes from us -it's nice to have them here, first time they have been stationed near us; Jennifer (our oldest daughter) and Megan (our youngest) both just graduated from Wright State University this June and live here in the area. Amy (our middle daughter) and her husband Mike live in Columbia, SC where she is working on her PhD at the University of SC. crafterbydesign@gmail.com  062312

Joseph Stacey http://www.atsealawyer.com/Bio/JosephStacey.asp

Deceased Classmates

Leslie Clay Cameron: Leslie worked for the School dept as bus driver. Leslie died in 1981 leaving his wife Joyce and two sons, Jason & Troy. He is sadly missed by his mother Sara (class of 51)and brothers Sam & John and Sister Heather. Respectfully submitted by his Mom.

Brenda Lee Caswell passed away unexpectedly December 1998 due to Cardiomyopathy. 

Garth K. Currier, 60, of Sidney, died Wednesday June 25, 2014 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston with his loving family by his side after a long battle with heart disease. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada, June 5, 1954 the son of Ralph and Audrey (Wood) Currier. He grew up in Calais, Maine and graduated from Calais High School. Garth married Catherine Jamo in Millinocket in 1975. They later moved to the Robbinston area to raise their family. Garth worked 18 years for the Bangor Daily News as a District Manager, responsible for managing distribution throughout Washington County. After retiring, Garth and Cathy settled in Sidney. Garth had an outgoing personality and formed friendships easily with those he met. His favorite times were supporting his children’s and then his grandchildren’s athletic pursuits and entertaining friends and family on their deck overlooking the St. Croix River. Recently he enjoyed visiting with his friends at Longfellow’s Greenhouses in Manchester. Garth is survived by his wife of 39 years, Catherine Currier; his son, Jason Currier and his wife, Colleen, of Fairfield, CT; his daughter, Sarah Dube and her husband, Bob, of Sidney; and his grandchildren, Kristen and Sam Dube, Grace, Caroline and Isabelle Currier. He is also survived by his dear brother, Greg and other siblings Brian, Pam and Joanna and was predeceased by his parents and brother, Richard. A private memorial service will be held at a future date. Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Travis Roy Foundation, c/o Hemenway & Barnes LLP, 60 State Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109. Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, One Church Street, Augusta. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at www.khrfuneralhomes.com. [Bangor Daily News 6/30/14. Provided by Marilyn Strout.]

Thomas Victor Durgin, 57, died unexpectedly Tuesday March 1, 2011 at his home in Thetford. Tom was born Jan. 6, 1954 in Houlton, Maine to parents Maurice B Durgin Jr., and Rosemary (Cantlupe) Durgin and lived in Maine until 1968 when the family moved to Fairlee, Vt. Tom graduated from the first-ever class of Oxbow High School in 1972, and then from Marlboro College in Vt. Tom had a variety of careers that included working with autistic teens, writing, and editing, most recently with Human Capital Institute. Tom was a talented freelance writer, and for several years produced a weekly column for It's Classified, as well as pieces for Behind the Times that showcased his humorous observations about life. He also co-published a ski newspaper called the Cheap Skiing Guide, and found a way to make a living from his passion for skiing by working at SnoCountry.org for a few years. Tom was known for his love of the outdoors, was an avid hiker of the White Mtns, and the kind of skier who kept track of how many vertical feet he skied each season. When younger, he was a rock climber, and an adventurous skier of places like Tuckerman's Ravine. He enjoyed being on the water in all kinds of vessels, from kayaks to sailboats, and had a special affection for the Maine coast. A lover of statistics and history, Tom could rattle off facts and information about any topic, including the weather, plants, World War II, birds, and, recently, how much weight his roof was bearing due to this winter's snow. Tom was a self-proclaimed "foodie" who loved to try new recipes, and thoroughly enjoyed traveling around to "diners, drive-ins and dives" to sample the local cuisine. He and Becky shared their love of food, frequently welcoming family and friends to their home for elaborately prepared meals, and house specialties such as "donut night." Tom had a green thumb and loved to garden, and always had outstanding vegetable and flower gardens. He was a collector, by nature, who loved to browse through second-hand shops and antiques store looking for small treasures. Tom's intellect and interests made him a fascinating conversationalist who was rarely at a loss for words. Tom is survived by his mother, Rosemary, of Port Orange, Fla., sisters Anne Dall and her husband Tony of Lyme, N.H., Mary Dupont and her husband Jim and family of Port Orange, Fla., Helen Daniels and husband Don, of Plains, MT, brothers Peter Durgin and wife Claire and family of Chester, Vt., and John Durgin and wife Christy and family of Fairlee, Vt., and several nieces and nephews, as well as his beloved partner, Becky DiFranceso, of Thetford, Vt., and her sons Tim and Scott. A celebration of Tom's life will be held on April 9th. (Details to be announced at a later date.) Donations in Tom's memory may be sent to the Wells River Savings Bank, 223 Main Street, Bradford, VT 05033 and will be distributed to Tom's favorite charities. 

Brent G. Jandreau July 31, 1954-Nov. 16, 2012. Brent G. Jandreau of Carson, went home with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at San Juan Regional Medical Center after a brief, aggressive bout with pancreatic cancer. Born and raised in Fort Kent, Maine on July 31, 1954 to the late, Peter E. Jandreau and Loraine Theriault Jandreau Wilson. Brent was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Joseph and Ira; step-father, Donald Wilson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dick Nakai and Sadie C. Yazzie. Survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Dora M. Yazzie who he met in Phoenix, Ariz. but moved to Carson to be near her family; mother, of Calais, Maine; brother, Peter C. (Valerie), of Deer Isle, Maine; sister, Audrey Jandreau (Alvin) MacDonald, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; daughters, Jennifer (Justin) Whiting, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Candace (Shaun) O'Melveny, of Albuquerque; step-son, Dorian (Rojera) Yazzie, of Fort Hall, Idaho, Salina (Mark) Lovato, of Bloomfield; 16 grandchildren, Jonathan, Katelyn, Jaedon, Kinley and Jethro Whiting, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Kiara, Natasha, Michael, Philip, Kimberly and Cedric O'Melveny, of Albuquerque, Weigus Coby and the arrival of a grandson, Paul, Kayla, Aspen and Chloe Lovato; two brother-in-laws; four sister-in-laws and numerous other relatives. Brent was last employed by PESCO after being in the oil field industry for 40 years. In his youth, Brent's passion was doing anything mechanical. Since high school (Calais, Maine) he was known to be tinkering with cars which led him cross-country after studying at the University of Maine, Fort Kent, working as a truck driver, heavy equipment operator and mechanic. Brent was quiet and tranquil but also very quick witted. He had a big heart, helping many folks with their vehicles and whatever needed. His mechanic and engineering skills will be greatly missed. A Celebration of Life will be 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, Carson Faith Assembly of God Church with refreshments after service.  

Kenneth L. Johnson, 52, died unexpectedly July 1, 2007, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Oct. 1, 1954, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, the son of Reed A. Johnson and Priscilla R. (Caswell) Johnson. He was a graduate of Calais High School, where he was well known as a great baseball player. Kenneth served three years in the U.S. Navy. He was an avid fisherman and golfer. Kenneth also enjoyed hunting and horseshoeing. He enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. Surviving are his dad, Reed and his friend, Muriel; one son, Tobias Johnson and his girlfriend, Teresa; two brothers, Dale Johnson and his wife, Judy, and Dana Johnson and his wife, Melissa; one nephew, Joseph Johnson and his wife, Kristen; one niece, Kaylee Johnson; several aunts, uncles and cousins; a very special friend, Nancy Lucas; his beloved dog, Cosgrove "Cosmo" and many great friends. A celebration of Kenneth's life will be held noon Saturday, July 7, at 201 Carson Road, Calais, with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Gifts in his memory may be sent to Eastern Maine Charities, EMMC, Vascular Fund, P.O. 404, Bangor, ME 04402-0404. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com [BDN 070307 provided by John Adams]

Paul Lewis Kneeland Jr.  passed away March 30, 1992.

Philip McCoubrey. HOLLIS - Philip K . McCoubrey, 50, of Hollis Road, died on July 20, 2003 at his residence. He was born on Aug. 26, 1952 in Calais, a son of Neville and Joan (Lawler) McCoubrey. He attended Calais schools and graduated from Calais High School. During his life, Mr. McCoubrey worked for several companies such as Cianbro for over 20 years and later with the A&W Water Service and Snyder Oil Company in Colorado. Most recently, he worked as a crane operator for Keeley Crane Service and enjoyed his work. He enjoyed yard work, hunting, watching car races, camping, watching western movies, building projects, being with his loving family and especially being with his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, and a brother, Arthur. He is survived by his beloved wife, Roberta (Shaner) McCoubrey; a son, Michael, who is serving in Iraq; two daughters, Amy McCoubrey of Arlington, Va. and Vicki Hand of Old Orchard Beach; five siblings, Joseph who is serving in Afghanistan, Susan Dooley of Alexandria, Va., George of Calais, Charles of Calais and Lee of Lorton, Va.; four grandchildren, Matthew Hand, Julie McCoubrey, Evan Olsson and Adam Kenneth Hand. Visiting Hours will be on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. at the Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, Rt 202 and 4A in Buxton. Additional visiting hours and a funeral service will take place in Calais Maine at a later time. Burial will be in Calais Cemetery. [Portland, ME Press Herald 22 Jul 03 provided by Marilyn Strout]  Obituary [Provided by Thelma Eye Brooks]

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