Charles N Laliberte.
New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH) - Monday, August 25,
BEDFORD -- George N. Laliberte , 57, died Aug. 21, 2008, in
Alfred, Maine, as the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle
accident on Route 111. His mother, a passenger in the car, died later at
Maine Medical Center in Portland.
He was born in Biddeford, Maine,
March 28, 1951, to Roland and Alma Bourgeault Laliberte . He was educated
in Biddeford schools and graduated from the former St. Louis High School
He worked as a religious brother in New Orleans, Miami, and
Philadelphia, with Brothers of the Good Shepherd. He served as Superior in
Philadelphia. For the past 10 years he worked with Acadia Insurance Co. in
He enjoyed reading and traveling to Ireland. Family
members include a brother, Roland E. Laliberte of Hockley, Texas; one
niece, Jayme Bueckner of Hockley, Texas; and one nephew, Michael Martin of
Fort Worth, Texas; four aunts; one uncle; and many
SERVICES: Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8
p.m. at Hope Memorial Chapel, Biddeford, Maine. A Mass of Christian burial
will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church of the Good
Shepherd, Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery,
[source: Union Leader, 8/25/2008, submitted by: Mary C
Jeannie G. "Pit" Lamontagne
SANFORD – Jeannie G. Lamontagne, 54, of 3 Ridley Street, died Tuesday
at Maine Medical Center, Portland, after a short illness. She was born in
Sanford on June 4, 1939, a daughter of Gerard J.N. and Marie Picard
Lamontagne. She graduated in 1957 from Sanford High School and was also a
graduate of Boston University. Miss Lamontagne worked as an electronics
engineer at Pratt & Whitney Co. in Hartford, Conn., and was employed
at Sprague Electric.
Survivors include her father of Sanford, and a brother, Arthur, of
From the Sanford High School Yearbook:
DISTAFF, Subscription Manager
Loves to kid around... quietly brainy... personality plus, plus...
everyone's her friend... ready and willing assistant and
[SOURCE: JOURNAL TRIBUNE, July 1, 1993 Submitted By: Mary C
Marie H. Picard Lamontagne
Obit: SANFORD – Marie H. Lamontagne, 68, of 3 Ridley Street, died
Tuesday at the H.D. Goodall Hospital following a long illness. She was
born in Madawaska, November 6, 1912, daughter of Vilas and Delina Grace
Picard. Mrs. Lamontagne was a communicant of St. Ignatius Church and a
member of the Ladies of St. Anne Sodality.
She is survived by her husband, Gerard J. N. Lamontagne; a son, Arthur
Lamontagne; and a daughter, Jeannie Lamontagne, all of Sanford; two
sisters, Mrs. Bernard (Lucy) Knapp of Prospect, CT, and Mrs. Patrick
(Martha) Daigle of Waterbury, CT; two grandchildren; and nephews and
A funeral mass will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at St. Ignatius Church.
Interment will be in St. Ignatius Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours
will be held today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the LaFrance-Boisvert
Funeral Home, 29 Winter Street.
[source: Journal Tribune, December 26,
1980, submitted by: Mary C.Cargile]
Gracie Vennell Letourneau
Vennell Letourneau, 85, a longtime resident of Sanford, passed away
peacefully on March 10, 2010, at Gorham House in Gorham.
Limerick on Aug. 8, 1924, the daughter of Harold and Annie Whitten, she
was educated in Limerick and Sanford schools and worked at the
Goodall-Sanford Textile Mills as a spinner and later in the payroll
Gracie was a communicant of St. Ignatius Church; a convert
with a strong faith in God. Her greatest joy was being a mother to her
three girls. She cared for, protected, championed and loved her daughters
with an unconditional mother's love. She was the best Mom!
enjoyed making family scrapbooks with a photo for every occasion. She
loved journaling and wrote poetry. She called them her 'writings' and her
family will treasure them always. She was also a good seamstress. She
would make dresses for her girls as well as mother-daughter outfits,
costumes for their dance recitals and for the town's Halloween
In her later years she resided at Gorham House Cottage
where she helped start a monthly newsletter and offered several of her
'writings' for all to enjoy.
Gracie had a warm, welcoming
personality, and a kind word for everyone. She was a One-Woman Welcoming
Committee at the cottage, greeting new residents and making them feel at
home. Everyone that knew her loved her.
Always appreciative of the care
she received, two words Gracie would say consistently, several times every
day until the end of her life were 'Thank You.'
She was predeceased
by her husband of 21 years, John Vennell who died in 1964, with whom she
shared many happy years; and three daughters, Janie, Judy and Gayle. She
married Oliver 'Pete' Letourneau in 1966, celebrating 32 years of marriage
before his death in 1998. She was also predeceased by three sisters,
Loretta Rankin, Dorothy Roberts and Flora Rondeau, a brother Hermann
Whitten; and a son-in-law Gerard Labbe. Surviving are her three daughters,
Janie Labbe of Wells, Judy Howgate and her husband Barry of North
Yarmouth, Gayle McDermott and her husband Jim of Colorado; a sister
Phyllis Amero of Dover, N.H., a brother Edward Whitten of Rochester, N.H.;
10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the
Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford, on
Sunday from 2-4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on
Monday at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Church of St. Therese of Lisieux
Parish in Sanford. Burial will follow in St. Ignatius Cemetery in Sanford.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Lafrance-Lambert & Black
Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford.
The family would like to
express their deep gratitude to the staff at the Gorham House Cottage for
the kindness and compassion shown to them and for the loving care Gracie
received throughout her residence there, most especially in the last days
of her life.
(Source: Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram,
March 12, 2010, Submitted by: Mary C Cargile)
In Orleans twp. Winneshiek, County Iowa, January 23,
1898, Susen Jane Libbey, wife of N.B. Libbey, aged 59 years, 8 months and
8 days. Deceased was a native of Sanford, York county, Maine, where
she was born May 5, 1838. In 1851, with her widowed mother she moved to
New Hampshire before coming to Iowa in 1857, remaining two years, when she
returned east, marrying with Nathaniel B. Libbey, May 6, 1860. In
the spring of 1862 they came to Iowa, built the home where they since
lived. In the fall of 1836 while on a visit to their old home in
Maine, they united with the old school Baptist church at North
Berwick. The cause of her death was a cancer which commenced its
growth about thierty six years ago, its progress being very rapid during
the past two years. She was an affectionate daughter, a loving
sister, a faithful wife, a true friend and good neighbor. Her
patience and cheerfulness were a marvel to her friends who from day to day
witnessed her bodily pain and suffering as her life was slowly but surely
Source: Twice a Week Plain Dealer, Cresco, Howard County,
Iowa, Jan. 28, 1898
William Godding Lord
Class of 1885 – William Godding Lord (A.M.) Born, Dec.
3, 1827, Hiram, Me. Son of Thomas Bradbury and Clarissa (Watson) Lord.
Fitted at Limerick and Norway academies. Graduated from Colby university,
then Waterville college, in 1851. Received the degree of A.M. from Colby
in 1854. Mr. Lord was principal of Limington (Me.) academy from 1851 to
1894, with the exception of twelve scattered terms. These intervals in his
service at Limington were also spent in teaching at the following
institutions: High school, Ware, Mass., 1856-57; High school, Sacarappa,
Me., 1860-64; Female seminary, Gorham, Me., 1865-67; High school,
Scarboro, Me., 1876 and 1879. Mr. Lord’s service as a teacher, from his
first school, a district school in Hiram, Me., taken at the age of
sixteen, until his resignation in 1894, comprises an unbroken period of
fifty-one years. Besides hold the town offices of selectman, treasurer,
and supervisor of schools, he was a trial justice from 1877 till 1898.
Died, Aug. 28, 1898, Limington, Me., of cancer of the stomach. Married,
1854, Mary Shepard, daughter of Edward and Abigail (Hicks) Clark,
Limington, Me. Children: Mary Louise, William Edward, George Dana, Inez
Clark, Edward Thomas Sumner, of whom the first two are deceased.
Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1900-1901, Hanover, N.H.
Transcribed by Kim Mohler.