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Biddeford Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - September 4, 2008, Biddeford, Maine Thursday september 4, 2008 obituaries a a morn other deaths journal Tribune a5 Victoria l Lavigne Sarah e. Andrews Ruth Stackpole Biddeford Victoria l. Lavigne 83, died tuesday morning at Seal Rock healthcare in Saco. She was born on Jan. 23, 1925, in Bromptonville Canada a daughter of Alderic and Marie Anne Richer Morrissette. She was educated in Canada. She was employed As a school teacher in Canada. In 1946, she moved to the United states and worked at Pepperell manufacturing in Biddeford for several years. She married Ivan c. Lavigne on june 23, 1956. She was employed by Maremont corporation in Saco during the late i960 ,. She enjoyed teaching arts and crafts for Many years. During retirement she provided Home care for people in Biddeford. Her hobbies included sewing quilting and crafts. She was a parishioner of St. Andrea a Church in Biddeford. She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister Marie Ange Cote. She is survived by her son Vincent a. Lavigne and his wife Angela of Biddeford three Brothers Laurent Dennis and Jules Morrissette two Sisters Magella Girard and Florence Pfaffe Bichler a grandson Joseph v. Lavigne and several nieces and nephews. Elizabeth Lancaster Biddeford a Elizabeth b. Lancaster 59, died wednesday at Southern Maine medical Center following a Brief illness. She was bom Jan. 13, 1949, in Boston mass., a daughter of Edward and Lillian d. Weeks lord. She was educated in Charlestown mass. Schools and graduated from Charlestown High school. On oct. 5, 1974, she married Thomas h. Lancaster in Pelham . She came to this area six years ago. She had been employed As a cashier at Staples for several years and then worked at Renys department store since april retiring in july due to illness. She enjoyed Reading walks on the Beach Auto trips and cruises. She cherished family activities especially time with her grandchildren always trying to maintain family closeness. She was preceded in death by two Brothers Paul and Sam lord and a sister Roberta lord. She is survived by her husband of 34 years Thomas h. Lancaster of Biddeford four daughters Stacey Lancaster Christine Condon and her husband Andrew Hope Lancaster Tina Pratt and her husband marquee All of Biddeford three Sisters Evie Tallent of Pelham ., Patricia Mulligan of Everett mass., Elaine Martinello of Medford mass. Two Brothers Edward lord of Woburn mass., Robert Shields of Everett mass. Nine grandchildren several nieces and nephews. About obituaries obituaries Are news Aries outlining a person s be and listing survivors. Obituaries Are printed free f charge. There is a Large Tor information bout calling hours Funer i services and memorial nations. Springvale a Sarah Elizabeth Crouch Andrews 70, formerly of Springvale died wednesday aug. 27, after a sudden illness in Decatur a. She was born in Coldwater mich., on feb. 13, 1938, the daughter of the late or. Hugh and Ruth Fiske Crouch of Shapleigh. She graduated from Western High school in Macomb iii., class of 1955, and from Nasson College in Springvale class of 1959. She was a 29-year Veteran of the Dekalb county Board of education. She was the states longest serving elected Public official and according to state officials possibly the longest serving elected Board of education member in the nation. She chaired the Board twice and served on the Liaison committee with Dekalb county government and the Dekalb legislative delegation. She was the boards representative to the Georgia school boards association and chaired the boards policy development and operations committees. She represented the fourth congressional District of the Federal relations network of the National school boards association Onsba and was a member of is bad a pre kindergarten committee. She was president of the executive committee of the National federation of Urban suburban school districts. She was chairwoman of the Board of directors of youth vibe a member of the Board of directors of the South Dekalb business association and the citizen s review panel of Dekalb county juvenile court. Among other affiliations she was treasurer of the Georgia perimeter College foundation vice president of the Dekalb Council for the arts and a 2001 graduate of leadership Dekalb. She was named a woman of distinction by the Northwest Georgia girl scout Council and awarded a life membership in the Georgia Parent teacher association. She served on Many other boards and committees across the county including the Scottdale child development Center senior connections the Samuel l. Jones boys and girls club the league of women voters education committee youth build families in action the metropolitan opportunities industrialization Center of Atlanta the Dekalb Multi service Agency advisory Council and the advisory boards of the East metro american red Cross and Dekalb technical College. She was a 36-year member of Oakhurst presbyterian Church and an ordained ruling elder there. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years Rev. James Edgar Andrews. She is survived by a daughter Charis Hanberry and her husband Dwayne of Suwanee a. A son Bryan and his wife Kellie Sartain Andrews of Logan Ala. A brother John Crouch and his wife Maxine of Shapleigh and four grandsons David and Daniel Hanberry Patrick Lilly and Parker Andrews. Death notices Lancaster Elizabeth b of Biddeford died sept. 3 in Biddeford. Visiting hours will be 2 to 6 . On saturday at Hope memorial Chapel arrangements Are by Hope memorial Chapel 480 Elm St., Biddeford Lavigne Victoria i of Biddeford died sept 2 in Saco. Visiting hours will be from 6 to 8 . Today at Cote funeral Home Corner of Beach and James streets Saco. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 . Friday at St Andre s Church in Biddeford burial will follow in St Joseph s cemetery Biddeford arrangements Are by Cote funeral Home Saco Saco a Ruth Stackpole passed away tuesday at Southern Maine medical Center surrounded by family after a Short Battle with lung cancer. She was born on oct. 29, 1929, in Kittery to Robert and Myra Seaward. She was educated in Kittery and graduated from trip Academy. Soon after she met and married the love of her life Lawrence n. Stackpole. The two shared a wonderful 57 years of marriage. She was a member of Many groups and organizations. She loved to play Bingo at the Ross Center with her Many friends. She was a Board member of the fifties club and a past president of the Camp Ellis ladies firemen auxiliary. Ruth enjoyed things like knitting spending time in Florida and volunteering at Seal Rock. She was an avid card player and always a Winner at family croquet tournaments. Most of All. Ruth enjoyed being with her family. She has taught her family Many things but most of All live life to the fullest and never take anything for granted. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence n. Stackpole and brother Wesley Seaward. She is survived by her sister Eunice Silsby of Kittery a brother Robert Seaward of Michigan a daughter Debbie Godbout and her husband. Luke of Saco two sons Bruce Stackpole and his wife Lori of Waterboro Scott Stackpole and his wife Karen of Uncasville Conn. Seven grandchildren. Matt Stackpole of Waterboro Holly Stevens and her husband Robert of Sanford Melodee Stearns and her husband Cory of Hollis Chris Stackpole of Waterboro Libby Godbout of Saco Bennett and Kassidy Stackpole of Uncasville Conn. And two great grandchildren Isaiah Stevens of Sanford and Hunter Stearns of Hollis. Visiting hours will be held Friday from 4 to 7 . At Dennett Craig amp Pate funeral Home 365 main St. A funeral service will be held at 11 . Saturday at the funeral Home private family committal service will follow at Laurel Hill cemetery. The Rev. Or. Burton Howe of the United Baptist Church will officiate. Those wishing to make donations May do so in her memory to the Seal Rock healthcare do activities fund 88 Harbor drive Saco me 04072. Deaths elsewhere peanuts animator Bill Melendez 91 Santa Monica Calif. Apr Bill Melendez the animator who gave life to snoopy Charlie Brown and other a a peanuts characters in scores of movies and to specials has died. He was 91. Melendez died of natural causes tuesday at St. Johns health Center according to publicist Amy Goldsmith. Melendez a nearly seven decades As a professional animator began in 1938 when he was hired by Walt Disney studios and worked on Mickey mouse cartoons and classic animated features such As a a pinocchio and he went on to animate to specials such As a a Charlie Brown Christmas and was the voice of snoopy who never spoke intelligible words but issued expressive howls sighs and sobs. Officials charge Rockefeller with using fake name by Steve Leblanc associated press writer Boston a prosecutors on wednesday charged the Man who Calls himself Clark Rockefeller with giving a false name to police following his arrest last month for the alleged kidnapping of his 7-year-old daughter. Investigators say Rockefeller is really German National Christian Karl Gerhart Reiter who came to the United states As a High school student 1978 and has been living under multiple aliases Ever since. The new charge was added during a Brief appearance by Gerhart Reiter in Boston municipal court. He remains jailed without bail after pleading not guilty to charges of kidnapping a minor relative assault and Battery and assault and Battery with a dangerous weapon. Gerhartz reiters a lawyer said his client did nothing wrong by identifying himself to police As Clark Rockefeller a name he had used for years including during his manage. A the a can Call him anything he wants but he knows himself As Clark Rockefeller a attorney Stephen Hrones said. A they Are desperate to come up with More dressed in Orange jumpsuit pants a White Long sleeved undershirt and Tasse led leather shoes Gerhart Reiter who was unshaven appeared downcast and rumpled during the court hearing. He remained silent throughout the 5-minute hearing. Assistant District attorney David Deakin said he expected a grand jury investigating Gerhart Reiter to Issue an indictment by the end of the month at which Point the trial would be moved to Suffolk Superior court. A we Are Well past the Halfway Point with the grand jury a Deakin said in court asking that the probable cause hearing be continued to sept. 30. He said the grand jury plans to meet next week and will hear from two or three More witnesses before concluding. Hrones agreed to continuing the hearing until the end of the month. He said he would hold off on asking for bail for Gerhart Reiter until after the Case made its Way to Superior court but said he hoped for a Quick Resolution. A we want to get a speedy trial and resolve this matter As briefly police seek new dues in old murder East Millinocket apr a team of Maine state police investigators is Back in Northern Maine this week in an attempt to breathe new life into a 28-year-old murder investigation. State police spokesman Stephen Mccausland said As Many As eight detectives have been in East Millinocket taking a new look at the unsolved murder of 16-year-old Joyce Mclain who was found bludgeoned to death two Days after going out for a jog in August 1980. Mccausland said detectives will interview old and new witnesses follow new leads and give old leads a fresh look. The investigation has taken on new life after Mclain a body was exhumed last week and examined by two internationally known forensic experts or. Michael Baden and or. Henry Lee. Portland bans Patio smoking at bars Portland apr it la soon get harder to Light up in Public in Maine s largest City. Portland City councillors on wednesday approved a measure Banning smoking on outside patios and decks at restaurants and bars before to . The Council voted 7-2 in favor of the ban. Which goes into effect oct. 3. The new Rule is the biggest change for smokers at Portland bars and restaurants since a state Law Banning smoking inside bars took effect in 2004. The measure is the second in the past month that restricts smoking outdoors in Portland. In August councillors outlawed smoking within 20 feet of Public beaches playgrounds and athletic facilities. But it quickly spread from the engine compartment to the rest of the bus with the entire vehicle up in flames by the time firefighters arrived no students were on Board at the time but the Driver was taken to a Hospital after inhaling some Power from the fire extinguisher. Webworm infest Trees Don t damage Dover apr new Hampshire swarm wet summer has prompted a bumper crop of fall webworm and ugly webs that look like Cotton Candy in Trees around the state. Paul Johnson a natural resources professor at Una says the insects Don t do any real damage to Trees they re just ugly. Webworm Are caterpillars that Hatch at the beginning of August feed on leaves for about a month in their webs then crawl to the ground and cocoon themselves for the Winter before emerging As Moths in the summer. The webs Are stuffed with dead leaves and Caterpillar droppings and people do most anything to get rid of them including setting them on fire. Johnson says that usually does More harm to the tree than to the Worms. He says the Best method is to use a stick and twirl out the web As if you were collecting Cotton Candy. Deadline extended for vanity plate Augusta apr animal welfare advocates have been Given More time to pre sell vanity License plates that to Benefit Maine a Cash strapped animal welfare program. Supporters originally had soon As possible a he said. Hrones said the time in jail has been difficult. He said Gerhart Reiter has an a outgoing personality and has spent time focusing on a Book he is writing about the treaty of Versailles and the founding of the state of Israel. He also described his client As a a a trekkie and said friends have sent Star trek books to his jail cell. Police say Gerhart Reiter kidnapped his Young daughter off a Boston Street during a supervised visit in july after losing custody to his sex wife Sandra Boss. He was arrested last month in Baltimore where authorities said he fled with his daughter reigh Boss hoping to Start a new life. The daughter was found unharmed. California authorities also say Gerhart Reiter is a a person of interest in the 1985 disappearance of Jonathan and Linda Sohus. Gerhart Reiter rented a Guesthouse at the Home of Jonathan Sohus Mother in san Marino a wealthy los Angeles suburb. Hrones said he a advised Gerhart Reiter not to talk to police about any possible pending charges. Until sept. I to collect $50, Khz or $25 each from 2,000 people who agreed to buy the plates. But with supporters falling Short of their goal by about 250, the Bureau of motor vehicles has agreed to extend the deadline to next wednesday. Of supporters reach their goal state lawmakers would consider the idea next year a prototype of the plate shows a Silhouette of a Pony tailed girl a dog and a cat. Along with the words a Rescue raise love Andy Warhol exhibit comes to Maine Presque Isle apr an Andy Warhol exhibit is coming to Maine. The Andy Warhol foundation for the visual arts has donated More than 28,500 original photographs valued at More than $28 million to 183 College and University Art museums. The University of Maine at Presque Isle is one of three in Maine to get some of the photos. Earlier this year the University received 153 Silver Gelatin pants and Polaroid images valued at More than $ 100,000, from the Andy Warhol photographic legacy program. 9n Joe mortal 7n Loving life moly of Claudette Paras Ort her Urti Utate. September 4ti he ays remembered Htway loved Greoer it used Ujj Ien someone Lute a. One j asses Hay from or is in Ord 9/ it an ase the j am to real tie Lite i Atte rot most a or tend Lite have darned our own a guardian in yes Quot. Jarl a Stasia school bus goes up in flames in Paris Paris apr fire officials Are investigating what caused a school bus to catch fire and go up in flames As it waited outside Oxford Hills comprehensive High school in Paris. Fire chief Brad Frost said the Driver was waiting to pick up some students late wednesday afternoon when he noticed smoke. The Driver tried to put out the fire with an extinguisher i 4 i i room for 12 More couples a weekend of fun and excitement. J Days 2 nights at hotel Duparc Orford Canada. November 14-16, 2008, magical 2008 Iii Canada Day i Friday nov Ember 14 depart Rochambeau club South St Biddeford 6 . Sham please arrive a s.30 lunch at the Buffet Des continents in Sherbrooke. Canada arrival at hotel do Park Orford at approximately 4 . Dinner. 2 choices of menu full evening of fun with animators party and dance the night away Cash bar available Day 2 saturday november 15 breakfast served 7 30-9 . With Wool socks everybody must bring a pair of your Best and funniest Wool socks participation prizes depart for Montreal after breakfast try your Luck at the Casino of Montreal approx 3 hrs or if you prefer shopping a bus will continue on to the underground shopping mall of Montreal with a tour guide can Somas dinner evening can Somas show w/4 singers. Santa Claus and the elves with a gift for everyone Day 3 sunday november 16 breakfast served 7 30-9 . Everybody must bring your Best and funniest Tuque Wool hat participation Penzes lunch.,. 2 choices of menu depart for Home after lunch $325 per person double occupancy Cost includes rooms 7 meals transport Lurn. Entertainment taxes service tips for animation Etc. Not included Are lips for bus Drivers and chambermaid i pm Call aural Paquette 284-8573 or Aline Cote 282-6829

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