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The Bethel Citizen from Bethel, Maine • A20

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Page 20 The Bethel Citizen Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 Mountain Greenery Greenhouse Garden Shop Open 7 Days a week 8-5 Route 2 West Bethel 836-3003 email: fax (207) 824-2426 (207) 824-2444 1-800-922-6397 The Bethel Citizen WINTER RECREATION GUIDE Bethel to the Best Places to Play, Stay, Eat Shop in the Western Mountains of Maine! Maine PAULINE E. BROWNE Pauline (Enman) Browne, 77, of North Liberty, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, in her residence.

Pauline was born May 6, 1932, in Bethel, Maine, to the late Leon and Elsie (Vail) Enman. On Dec. 15, 1951, in Bethel, Maine, she married James A. Browne, her loving husband of 57 years, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Debi (Arlen) Stucky of Brooklyn, two sons, Larry (Robin) Browne of North Liberty and Dennis (Loretta) Browne of Jacksonville, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Elizabeth Goodsell, Kristen Nicks, Adriane Baker, Nate Stucky, Heather Patterson, Jason Browne and Jamie Browne, 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Walt Enman of South Paris, Maine.

Pauline was a missionary for 32 years, and a member of New Tribes Mission, Sanford, Fla. In memory, contributions may be made to New Tribes Mission, 1000 E. 1st Street, Sanford, FL 32771- 1487; or to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637. There will be no visitation or services. Cremation will be held at Welsheimer Crematory.

Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at DONALD K. LORD Don was born Aug. 20, 1931, in a farmhouse in Gilead. From the beginning Don was intended for success. In his early years, he received 13 pins for perfect attendance in Sunday school one for each year.

He started playing the trumpet at age 7 and at the age of 12 he began playing for dances with his mother and father Orchestra). He continued to play with Orchestra until college (1949). While attending Gould Academy, graduating class of 1949, Don participated in the band, orchestra, chorus, church choir, and track. In the fall of Don entered the University of Maine as a ROTC Cadet. He was a drum major for ROTC Band, 4 years; a drum major for the University of Maine 100 piece band, 3 years; Choir Director at college church, 3 years; and graduated in 1953 as 2nd Lt.

(Army) with a Music degree. In August 1953, Don entered the United States Army as 2nd Lieutenant with the Army Air Defense Artillery, Ft. Bliss, Texas. While in the Army, Don had four tours of duty: Germany 1957-1060, Vietnam 1963-1964; Panama 1966-1969; and Crete 1970-1971. While in Vietnam, he was acknowledged in the center section of Stars Stripes for Psychological Warfare exploits.

Don also continued to pursue his love of music while in the Army. He had his own band in Panama for two years (1967-1969) called The Saints of Dixieland. The band played for and NCO clubs, Elks, Moose, etc. In 1973, after 20 years of service, Don retired from the U.S. Army as Lt.

Colonel. Don continued to pursue his love of music. In September 1974, Don joined the Rosie Jazz Band in Orlando, where he played various festivals in U.S., England, Wales, Scotland, and Holland. In 1994, after 20 years of performing on stage, Don retired to Little Acres and Critter Farm. In 2004, he moved to Washington state, where he resided until his passing on Sept.

1, 2009. Don was loved by many. His inspiration will live on. He will be greatly missed. Don is survived by his wife, Jenny, and her four children; sister, Janice Mott; brother, Dwight Lord; his children by wife, Amy Doepp: Don Lord, Jr, David Lord, Catherine Barberi, Carole Quintana, Jim Lord.

He was pre-deceased by his wife, Jackie. Don is also survived by many grandchildren from all of the families who were a part of his life. Graveside services will be held Oct. 24, 2009 at Pine Grove Cemetery, West Bethel, Maine (time pending). TIMOTHY FANNING Timothy Fanning, 51, died suddenly on Sept.

8, 2009 at his home in North Waterford. Tim, who always had roots in Maine, moved from Maryland to North Waterford with his life partner, Laurie Davis, in 1985. Prior to moving to Maine, Tim studied geology at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Tim apprenticed and then worked as a blacksmith for several years and following that he began working for Belding Survey in Harrison. Tim loved being outside, whether he was hiking, searching for gems and minerals or gliding across the lake or down a river in a canoe.

His joy and pleasure in the experience was clear to everyone who knew him. Tim was one of those rare individuals who sought after information constantly. He was always reaching for a guide or reference book to look up and identify some plant or perhaps the tracks of an animal found while out snowshoeing. Another of his passions, which tied in so well to his work for a land surveyor, was maps. Old maps, new maps, topographic maps and the history behind them were a never-ending source of fascination for Tim.

Tim was also an avid researcher of town roads. He did extensive research on the history and status of the roads in both the Town of Waterford and for the Town of Greenwood. Tim worked hard for the Town of Waterford, joining the Planning Board and then being elected as the chairman. As chairman, Tim was known for his thoughtful and thorough research into Maine Law. He was a believer in the planning review process and he worked hard to study the law that drives that process.

His commitment to helping Richard was married in Rumford, on Jan. 23, 1971 to the former Anna Marie Conant of Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Anna Blodgett of Andover; daughters, Michelle Ross and husband Dan of Key West, Tracey Milledge and Matthew Fuller of Melissa Blodgett of Andover; a son, Richard Blodgett, III and companion Deborah Shover of Rumford; eight grandchildren, Danny and Sarah Ross, Kyle and Adam Shover, Sarah Milledge, Carter Fuller, Jakob and Isaac Bacheller; brothers, Ernest, Mark, Gary, Kurt, Karl, Kris, Keith and Kelly; sisters, Tina, Lisa, Kim and Tira; and a multitude of nieces and nephews; and was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Deborah Morton. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 at the Blodgett Camp, Masterman Road, Weld, Maine with Pastor Kenneth Wagstaff Interment will be in the Blodgett family cemetery, Weld, Maine.

In lieu of please contribute to the Jakob and Isaac Bacheller Fund, Anna Blodgett, P.O. Box 353, Andover, ME 04216 in his memory. Online condolences and memories may be shared at RICHARD BLODGETT, JR. Richard A.

Blodgett, 57, of North Andover Road, Andover, Maine died unexpectedly at his residence on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009. He was born in Rumford, Maine on Aug. 1, 1952 to Richard and Rena (Turbide) Blodgett, Sr, and he was one of 14 siblings. Richard lived in the area most of his life.

He began his career working for Sampsons Supermarket Chain and he worked various locations throughout the state for 10 years. He worked as a supervisor at Bancroft Contracting Company in South Paris for over 26 years until retirement in 2004 due to illness. He was a member of the Calvary Bible Church. He loved tinkering, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. Obituaries the Town of Waterford was evident to all who worked with him.

He is survived by his life partner, Laurie Davis; his mother, Sylvia Fanning; his father, Kenneth Fanning; his brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Jacque Fanning and their children Nick, Matt and Ryan Bolduc. He was cherished and loved and will be greatly missed by family, friends and community. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 a celebration of life will be held at his home at 201 Five Kezars Road, in North Waterford.

All who wish to attend are welcome. A potluck meal will follow. In lieu of those who wish to make a donation in memory may do so to Stoneham Rescue at P.O. Box 42, Stoneham, ME 04231. Online condolences may be shared with his family at

CECELIA C. H. BELL Mrs. Cecelia C. Hyland Bell, 81, died Monday Sept.

14, 2009 at the Rumford Community Home. Cecelia was a mother and housewife raising four children in East Andover, Maine for 25 years before moving to Massachusetts. She became a Nurses Aide and worked for two nursing homes in Lynn, until her retirement. For the past 15 years she lived with her daughter Virginia in Merrimac, Mass. Cecelia loved the water and enjoyed spending time with her family at Roxbury Pond and Richardson Lake.

She had a passion for reading mystery novels and was a music lover and used to sing at home. She was a member of the East Andover Community Club when she lived in Andover. She loved the outdoors and in 1956 Cecelia became a member of the Big Buck Club when she harvested a beautiful 8-point buck. She also enjoyed BBQs and feeding the birds and squirrels from her daughter back deck where she lived for the last 15 years. She was an animal lover who had several pets of her own over the years and enjoyed the dogs and cats that her children and grandchildren had.

Cecelia enjoyed returning to Maine for vacations especially during the summer BBQ season when fresh garden vegetables were available and her son-in-law, Roger, would cook vegetables or make salads and BBQ just the way she liked. She was an avid Lottery player. She had a great sense of humor. Her favorite expression was wish I was rich instead of so and when asked her age the answer was always 29. She is survived by four daughters, Virginia Penney of Merrimac, Cynthia Towle and her husband Eugene of Rumford, Susan Jones and her husband Roger of Gray, Elizabeth Beauchesne of Andover; one sister, Veronica McAllister and her husband Robert of Groveland, seven grandchildren; six great- Grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Dale Penney, and a sister, Mary Frongillo At the request there are no services. Those who desire may contribute to Animal Shelter, 88 Hall Hill Road, Rumford, ME 04276 in her memory. Online condolences may be shared at meaderandson. com. Hot News Tip? Call 824-2444, or e-mail:.

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