Malissa A. Sheridan

PORTLAND – Malissa Ann Sheridan, 44, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at her home in Portland, ME.


She was born in Boston, MA on September 14, 1969, the daughter of Margaret (O’Brien) Sheridan of Malden, MA and the late John Sheridan.  Malissa grew up in Malden, MA were she graduated from Malden High School and later received her degree from Fisher College of Boston, MA.


Malissa spent the past three years working as a legal secretary for The Milestone Foundation in Portland.


She leaves behind many family and friends in her hometown of Malden, MA and her current residents of Portland, ME.  Malissa was a very outgoing person that had much love for her friends and family.


Besides her mother, she is survived by her daughter Jona L. Olson and her partner Micheala Davenport of Biddeford, a son Darren J. “DJ” Russo, of Portland and her boyfriend Darren Russo, also of Portland. She also leaves her sisters Karen Sheridan of Malden, MA and Jacqueline Wilks and her husband David of Corinna, ME, her brother William Sheridan and his wife Kelly of Haverhill, MA as well as many nieces, nephews and many special friends that she loved very much.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday, June 6, 2014 from 3 – 5:30 p.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel at Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave. Portland.  A time of Sharing will be offered at 5:30 p.m. at the chapel.


Memorial donations to help with Malissa’s final expenses can be made to:

Jona L. Olson

c/o Town and Country Federal Credit Union

52 Elm Street

Saco, ME 04072

Matthew M. York Jr.

Portland, ME – Matthew M. York Jr., 29, of Portland died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 25, 2014.


Matt was born on May 13, 1985 in Portland the only son of Matthew M. and Linda J. (Trott) York Sr. also of Portland.  He grew up a “Munjoy Hill Brat” and graduated in the top 10% of his class from Portland High School in 2003.  While in High School, he was a member of the honors society as well as the future businessmen of America.  Matt was working towards his Bachelor’s degree in Business through the University of Maine.


He greatly enjoyed working with his uncle, who owns Dirty Deeds in Portland and he also worked a second job at Seven Eleven in Portland.


Matt loved fast cars, and could always be found watching races with his Grandfather, during racing season.  He was also an enormous Indianapolis Colts fans. He was described by his Father “He was a ray of light!  When he walked into a room he just lite it up!” Matt will be remembered for his infectious smile and positive attitude; he would give you the shirt off his back and expect nothing in return.


Besides his parents, Matt is survived by his maternal grandfather, Waldo Trott of Portland and his sister Meagan York and her fiancé Richard Wilcox of Auburn.  He also leaves his nephew Zachary Wilcox, his niece Jasmine Trott and a special little boy Camden Rowe as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and many good friends.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Church of God, Park Avenue, Portland.  A funeral Service will follow at 1 p.m. at the Church.


A private burial will be held in Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland. ME


Please visit to sign Matt’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.


In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to:

National Kidney Foundation

30 East 33rd Street

New York, NY 10016

Linda M. Jordan

Scarborough, ME – Linda M. Jordan, 62, of South Portland died on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House.  She was the wife of Bruce C. Jordan.


Linda was born in Portland, ME on April 11, 1952 a daughter of Robert Bennett of South Portland and the late Viola Williams, who died on August 14, 2006 and whom Linda was very anxious to be with.  She grew up in South Portland, attending local area schools and graduated with honors from South Portland High School.


Linda worked for UNUM for 38 years as a system programmer, retiring in 2007.


She loved to travel; she and her husband spent the past seven years wintering in Hudson, FL also enjoyed several Caribbean Cruises. 


Besides her husband and father she is survived by her two sons Robert Thurlow and his girlfriend Jackie Kennedy of Westbrook and Ryan Thurlow and his wife Susan of Standish.  She also leaves many step children and step grandchildren as well as a brother Stephen Grovo and his wife Sharon of Westbrook, ME and Belleview, FL and several nieces and nephews.


A private graveside service will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery, South Portland.


Please visit to sign Linda’s guestbook and leave condolences for the family.


In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to:

Gosnell Memorial Hospice House

11 Hunnewell Road

Scarborough, ME 04074


Maine Cancer Foundation

170 US Route One, Suite 250

Scarborough, ME 04074

Doris M. (Carver) Ciccone

Windham, ME – Doris May (Carver) Ciccone, 82, formerly of Portland died on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Windham after a long illness.  She was the wife of the late Carmine “Chic” Ciccone, who passed away in 2006.


She was born in Portland, ME on June 14, 1931, a daughter of the late Volley and Mildred Carver.  She attended local area schools and graduated from Deering High School.


Dot spent many years working for Pratt Abbott Dry Cleaners, after retiring she went back to work for Shaw’s Northgate for many years.  She was also a member of the St. Peter’s Sacred Heart Sodality.


She was a very kind person who helped many over the years. She loved to dance the night away with her husband. She said that the first time they met she knew he was the one. She enjoyed gardening and walking the Boulevard; she was also an avid golfer and a great cook!  Dot also loved to travel; traveling to both Italy and the Vatican, however she especially loved to travel to Quebec City in Canada with her son and his wife Deb whom she called her daughter.


Dot is survived by her son Joseph Ciccone and his wife Deborah Adams of Windham and her sister Deloris Burnell of Massachusetts.  She also leaves her grandchildren Darcy Remillard and her husband Eric of Bedford, NH and Jeremy Ciccone and his wife Mary of Gorham, ME, her great grandchildren Trent and Jaedyn Remillard and members of her husband’s family Celia Perry of NY and John & Nancy Ciccone of Massachusetts.  She was also the sister of the late Donald Carver.


The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Rose for all her kindness to mom over the years.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 72 Federal Street, Portland.


Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland, ME


William J. “Terry” Theriault Jr.

Portland, ME – William John “Terry” Theriault Jr., 67, of Portland died unexpectedly on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at his home.  He was the companion of John E. Flanigan.

Terry was born in Augusta, ME on June 11, 1946, a son of the late William J. & Shirley (Foster) Theriault Sr.  he grew up in Hallowell, ME, attending local area schools and graduating from Hall-Dale High School in 1964.  After high school Terry went on to attend Farmington State College of the University of Maine, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1969.

He then went on to teach history, geography and social studies for Higgins Classical Institute in Charleston from 1969 until 1972; he then moved to Brunswick and took a job teaching position at Sugg Middle School in Lisbon Falls until 1989.


Terry was a former member of the National Education Society, the Maine Teachers Association, the Lisbon Education Association and the Brunswick Elks Lodge.  He was also an avid reader, especially of Roman History.


Besides John, he is survived by his brother Craig F. Theriault and his wife Gail of East Waterboro, a niece Michele Guillemette and her husband Robert and their children Joshua, Jacob, Thomas and Theresa, a nephew Eric Theriault and his wife Denise of Naples and their children Tyler, Joshua and Mikayla as well as several aunts uncles, cousins and good friends.


A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.


Please visit to sign Terry’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.


Destiny M. Crockett

Lewiston, ME – Destiny Marie Crockett, 23, of Lewiston, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Central Maine Medical Center.  She was the fiancée of Dwain E. Coughlin.

Destiny was born on September 26, 1990 in Portland, ME a daughter of Marie Angel Bouthillette-Michaud and her husband Richard P. Michaud of Buxton and Wilbur S. Crockett of Biddeford.  She attended local area schools in Portland, before moving to Biddeford, where she graduated high school.  Her maternal grandparents John & Patricia Southard Sr. raised Destiny until she was 16 years old when she moved out on her own.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; especially her sister Jennifer M. Houde.  She also had a very special relationship with her daughter Tianna, whom she’d spent as much time as possible with her.

Besides her fiancée Dwain, who Destinity referred to as “her hopes and dreams”, her daughter Tianna, her parents and maternal grandparents she is survived by Dwain’s daughter Jayden Coughlin of Lewiston, several sisters Patricia Ordway of Old Orchard Beach, Jennifer Houde of Sanford, Kendra Southard-Michaud of Old Orchard Beach, Kaycee Hamilton and her brothers Josh and Kyle Hamilton of Biddeford, Teasha Crockett of Lewiston and Coral Ricker.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Monday, May19, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Wilde Memorial Chapel in Evergreen Cemetery, 672 Stevens Ave. Portland, ME.

Memorial donations can be made to:

Marie Broad

78 Woodridge Avenue

Buxton, ME 04093


Robert P. Landry

Auburn-Robert “Bob” P. Landry, 59, of Auburn, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 9, in his home.  

Robert was born on October 20, 1954 in Lewiston, the son of Roger and Madeleine (Moreau) Landry. He grew up in Lewiston and attended local schools. He also attended CMTVI in Auburn, where he studied Industrial, Commercial and Residential Electricity. He worked at Bath Iron Works as a Marine Electrician for 15 years (1980-1985 and 1989-1999). He was a member of the BIW Water Rescue Team and volunteer fire department. He also worked as a property manager for several companies throughout Maine. He was a skilled carpenter, a handyman, a jack-of-all-trades.  

He liked to spend his time sailing and going for a ride. He loved to listen to the sounds of the ocean, and he found comfort and happiness in the sea.  

He is predeceased in death by his parents, Roger and Madeleine Landry. He leaves behind two daughters, Elizabeth Elliott and her husband Chris, of Winterport, and Jennifer Lubliner and her husband Chuckie, of Ronkonkoma, NY; two granddaughters Addison and Mackenzie Elliott; his brother and his wife, Ron and Patty Landry of Turner; and two nieces.  

Please visit to leave your condolences for the family. 

Richard D. Olesen

Scarborough — Richard D. Olesen, 66, of South Portland, passed away May 8, 2014 with his wife Mary Ellen and son, Matt at his side.

Dick was born in Portland, Maine on August 26, 1947. He was a proud graduate of Deering High School where he was a member of state championship cross-country and track and field teams.  He went on to graduate with distinction from the University of Southern Maine while serving as Senior Class President.

Dick was active in the community for over 35 years through various clubs and service organizations.  For six-years he served as President of Port Resources Board of Directors, the organization that advocated and supported his two special needs children.  He was passionate about Boston’s sports teams as well as local school sports.  He volunteered his time coaching high school cross-country, middle school baseball, as well as his son’s pee-wee football, little league, and youth basketball teams.

He found great pleasure in surprising his family and friends with wonderful and humorous stories that will leave lasting memories for them all.   He was fond of his time with his great circle of friends who brought him great joy including college buddies Earl and Geoff, cribbage partners Tom and John, and golfing partners Don, Ron, Lou, Dave, and Cliff.

Professionally, Dick held positions that included teaching high school business courses, managing large inventory departments for IKON Office Solutions and Spencer Press.  He was owner/operator of South Portland Driving Academy for 10 years, and was most proud of his ability to instruct new drivers.

Dick was predeceased by his parents A. Andrew and Mary Grassick Olesen, daughter Jennifer, brothers John and James Olesen.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years Mary Ellen, sons Matthew and Stephen, daughter Amy, daughter-in-law Aaryn, grandchildren Wyatt and Ely, brother Stuart, cousins Bob and Helen, and many loving in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

Dick wants to thank the vast network of family, friends, neighbors, and medical professionals who supported him through his fight with cancer over the last 7+ years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 10:00 am, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 Main St., Westbrook.  Burial services will be at Highland Memorial Gardens in South Portland.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:


Hospice of Southern Maine


180 US Route One


Scarborough, ME 04074


Naomi J. Libby

Auburn, ME – Naomi J. Libby, 43, of Auburn died unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, April 27, 2014.

She was born on August 15, 1970 in Portland, ME a daughter of Robert Q. Libby of Auburn and Lois A. (Wilkins) Pike and husband Randell, of Oxford.  Naomi grew up both in Rumford and Oxford Hills; she attended local area schools and graduated from Oxford Hills High School, class of 1988.  After high school she attended the University of Maine, Orono and then obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Norwich University in Vermont.

After college, she moved to Portland, OR, where she spent ten years working in her field; she moved back to Maine and began running a group home in Lisbon for Tri County Mental Health.

She was a very caring person who enjoyed bird watching and loved her two cats Zeppo and Chico.

Besides her parents, she is survived by her sister Justine Libby of Portland, ME and her maternal grandmother Ruth N. Wilkins of Westbrook.  She also leaves two uncles William Wilkins Jr. of Charleston, ME and Dr. Douglas C. Libby of Belo Horizonte, Brazil as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service in Blanchard Cemetery, Cumberland will be held at a time to be announced.

Please visit to sign Naomi’s guestbook and to leave condolences for the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Naomi’s name can be made to:
The Patrick Dempsey Center

29 Lowell Street

Lewiston, ME 04240


Donna Lee (Conrad) Dube

Bridgton, ME – Donna Lee (Conrad) Dube, 59, of Lovell, ME died after a long courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Bridgton Hospital.  She was the wife of Francis A. “Fran” Dube. 

Donna was born on May 17, 1954 in Lynn, MA.  Daughter of the late Emerson D. & Carol (Waitt) Conrad.  She grew up in Lynn, attending local area schools and graduated from Lynn English High School as a member of the class of 1972 .She married Fran on Oct. 10, 1986.

She worked for JRC in Swampscott, MA.  After moving to Maine in 1989 she worked for both the Center Lovell Inn and the Center Lovell Post Office.

Donna spent much of her spare time quilting. She also enjoyed her flower gardens and canning all the vegetables that her husband grew in his garden.  She also enjoyed snowmobiling and cooking. She loved spending time with her family especially when her grandchildren would come over to visit.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter Lindsay Crooker-Mazariego and her two children Marcelo and William Mazariego all of South Paris and her two step sons Michael Dube of Swampscott, MA and Paul Dube and his wife Lindsey and their son Nicholas Dube all of Marblehead, MA.  She also leaves three brothers Donald Conrad of Lynn, MA, Daniel Conrad and his wife Nancy of South Berwick, ME and Douglas Conrad also of Lynn, MA. as well as two sisters Debra Morrissey of Woburn, MA and Diane Monks of Lynn, MA and aunts, uncles and several nieces and nephews.  She was also the grandmother of the late baby Steven.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. at #4 Cemetery, Kimbal Road, Lovell, ME.

Please visit to sign Donna’s guestbook and to leaves condolences and memories for the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to:

The Patrick Dempsey Center

29 Lowell Street

Lewiston, ME 04240