Kalloch Family Obituaries

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Fairfield, Hugh, Hugh D. Fairfield, 63, died Monday, February 8, at a Belfast hospital.  He was born at Islesboro April 11, 1907, the son of Jacob and Leila (Keller) Fairfield.  He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Islesboro.  He worked in the field of carpentry all his life.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Ethel (Robertson) Fairfield; three sons, Maynard of Manchester, Conn., and George and Dwaine of Islesboro; one daughter, Mrs. Leon (Gwendolyn) Gallant of Belfast; two brothers, Reginald of Somerville, Mass. and John P. of Islesboro; and 15 grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Second Baptist Church, Islesboro, the Rev. Robert Bracy officiating.  Spring burial will be in the Free Baptist Cemetery, Islesboro.  (Orlando Sanborn Scrapbook, newspaper clipping).

Fairweather, Shirley (Martin), of Kingston [MA], November 20, [1994], wife of William R. Fairweather.  Mother of William R. Fairweather, Jr., of Hanson, Suzan Douggan of Plympton, Jack F. Fairweather of Middleboro and Michele Vernazzaro of St. Petersburg, FL.  Sister of Henry Martin of WA.  Also survived by 8 grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Tuesday, November 22 at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, Kingston.  Interment VA National Cemetery, Bourne.  Contributions, in her memory, may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1 Kendall St., Bldg. 200, Cambridge, MA  02139.  Arrangements by the Shepherd Funeral Home, Kingston.

Fairweather, William R., Jr., KINGSTON -- William R. Fairweather, Jr., 81 of Kingston, a retired insurance broker and longtime town office-holder in Kingston, died Thursday at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.  Mr. Fairweather was a machinist's mate third class in the Navy during World War II.  He served aboard the USS Enright in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Phillipines, and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal.  After the war, he worked at the Fore River shipyard in Quincy and later became an insurance broker.  He began as a broker for John Hancock Insurance in 1958.  He lived in Kingston for 46 years and was in town government for more than 40 years.  He was on the board of assessors for 19 years and the planning board for 15 years, and held several other appointed positions on town committees.  Mr. Fairweather was a former assistant harbormaster and was on the waterfront committee.  He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  He enjoyed spending winters in Florida and was an avid golfer and Friday night card player.  Born in Somerville, he was raised and educated in Brighton.  He graduated from Wentworth Institute in Boston.  Husband of the late Shirlie Fairweather, he is survived by his wife, Muriel (Howard) Fairweather, two sons, William R. Fairweather of Braintree and Jack M. Fairweather of Middleboro; two daughters, Susan Duggan of Plympton and Michelle Veranazzaro of Florida; three stepsons, Bruce MacDonald of Vancouver, Wash., Mark MacDonald of New Hampshire and Douglas MacDonald of San Diego, Calif; and eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.  A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Shepard Funeral Home, 216 Main St., Kingston, Burial will be in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.  Shepherd Funeral Home, Pembroke.  (From The Patriot Ledger, Boston, MA).  (photo)

Farnham, Jeremiah W., CAPT. J. W. FARNHAM DIES AT OLD AGE - WELL-KNOWN PIONEER PASSES AWAY AT HIS HOME - Old Sea Captain Had Lived in Seattle at Intervals Since 1859 and Permanently for the Past Ten Years–On Deep Fifty-One Years.  Capt. Jerry (Jeremiah) W. Farnham, one of the best known of the old residents of Seattle, died last evening (Feb. 20, 1905) at his home, 2523 Second avenue.  Heart Disease was the cause of death.  He was 76 years of age, and had spent the greater part of his life on the sea.  Ten years ago Capt. Farnham retired, and since that time has made Seattle his home.  He had taken a great interest in all public affairs.  He had watched Seattle grow from the time it was a very small town, and had always predicted a great future for the city.  When but 15 years of age Capt. Farnham left his home in Camden, Me., to be a sailor.  From that time until ten years ago he was on the water, either before the mast or the master of his own ship.  He came to the Coast in 1859, and from that time made Seattle his home.  He sailed ships from Seattle for J. A. Meigs, of Port Madison, and also owned his own vessels.  The illness which resulted in his death was the only one he ever had in his life.  He was stricken about a month ago, and had been confined to his home since.  He was unmarried, and is survived by two sisters and a brother.  One sister lives in this city. No funeral arrangements have yet been made.  (Brother to Nancy S. Farnham, who married Capt. George W. Boyd).  (Jeremiah's obituary photo, gravestone photo).  (From Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 21, 1905, p.16).

Farrand, Gladys V., BRAINTREE — Gladys Viola (Keller) Farrand, 96, of Braintree, a homemaker, died Thursday at Southeast Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Easton.  Mrs. Farrand was born and raised in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School.  She lived in Braintree for many years before moving to Easton six months ago.  She is survived by four sons, Wallace Farrand of Pensacola, Fla., Robert Farrand of North Easton, Lawrence Farrand of Quincy and Richard Farrand of Simi Valley, Calif.; a brother, John E. Keller of South Weymouth; a sister, Edna DeGaetano of Candia, N.H.; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.  A private funeral service will be held at C.C. Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant St., Weymouth. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Weymouth.  (Quincy, Mass. Ledger, Jan. 20, 2007).

Farrand, Lawrence L., Lawrence L. Farrand age 72 passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Lawrence was the loving husband of Claire for almost 50 years. Father of Christine Lockhart and her husband Robert of Squantum, John Farrand of Plymouth, Paula Pitts and her husband Dan of Quincy, Moreen Quinlan and her husband Michael of East Taunton. Grandfather of Melissa, Danny, Nick, Casey, Connor, John, Colin, Robbie, and Kiley. Great-grandfather of Dominic and Andrea; brother of Wallace Farrand of FL., Robert Farrand of North Easton, and Richard Farrand of Quincy. He was a veteran of the U.S.M.C. and a Veteran of the Vietnam War and proudly served his country for over 22 years, retiring as a Gunnery Sergeant in 1977. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #380. Visiting hours will be held at the C.C. Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant St., (Columbian Sq.), South Weymouth on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. immediately followed by a funeral service at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lawrences memory to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd. Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-9813 or American Heart Association , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. If you would like to leave a message for the family, please visit http://www.ccshepherd.com/. C. C. Shepherd Funeral Service Inc. 134 Pleasant St., S. Weymouth 781-337-0050.  (Photo).  (The Patriot Ledger, June 27, 2011).

Fernald, Allen C. Jr., Norwich CT --- Allen C. Fernald Jr. 44, of 11 Grove Court, died Friday at Yale-New Haven Hospital after an eight-day struggle with his sixth heart operation, for major reconstructive surgery.  Mr. Fernald Was born June 9, 1957, in New London to Allen C. Fernald of Lebanon and Anita Gross Fernald of Groton.  He married Christine Gilliland on Nov. 27, 1983, in New London. They have three children, Heather, 18, Derek, 13 and Patrick, 12.  Mr. Fernald attended Groton and New London public schools, as well as Ella T. Grasso/Southeastern Regional Vocational-Technical School. He received his high school diploma from New London High School in 1976. He was a licensed ham radio operator, as well as an experienced electrician and estimator for the family business, Allen Electric of East Lyme.  While he was the President of the Oakwood Knolls Tenant Association, he obtained a grant for computers to further the neighborhood children’s education, and provided after-school computer education programs and family movie nights.  He enjoyed playing and singing the blues on his bass guitar, and had played the violin in school. He enjoyed the wind in his hair on his motorcycle, computers, and the adventure of science in space exploration.  In addition to his wife, children and his parents, he is survived by his three sisters, Cheryl Gadson of Waterford, Cathy Cubilla, and Paula Fernald of Montville, and his brother Michael Fernald of Montville. His stepmother, Sandra Samolis Fernald of Lebanon; two step brothers, John Siegel of Ledyard, Timothy Siegel and his stepsister Anndrea Siegel of Montville, as well as thirteen nieces and nephews. His paternal Grandmother, Helen Fernald, of Florida, also survives him.  He was predeceased in death by his sister Mary Elizabeth Fernald, his paternal Grandfather, Lloyd W. Fernald, and his maternal Grandparents, Lloyd and Glennys Kalloch Gross.  A memorial service will be conducted at 10 am at the Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church in Groton, CT. Calling hours will be from 6–8 p.m. Thursday at the Byles-Groton Memorial Home, 310 Thames St. Groton, CT.  (Photo from obituary).

Fernald, Allen C. Sr., Lebanon - Allen C. Fernald Sr., 76, husband of Sandra Samolis, died Oct. 31, 2012.  He is survived by his children, Cheryl Gadson, Cathy Cubilla, Paula Fernald, Michael Fernald; stepchildren, John, Timothy, and Anndrea Siegel; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He also leaves siblings, Lloyd Fernald, Richard Fernald, Barbara Cousens, Esther Kimball, and Charles Fernald.  He was predeceased by his children, Allen Charles and Mary Elizabeth; and his brother, Robert Fernald.  Al was born in his Aunt Annie's home in East Lyme, on Feb. 21, 1936, the son of Helen and Lloyd Fernald. He was raised in Rockland, Maine, and then raised his family in Groton and East Lyme. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard, worked at Electric Boat for 14 years, becoming the youngest supervisor at age 23, was a lifetime member of the Poquonock Bridge Volunteer Fire Dept., and owned and operated Allen Electric, Inc., unitl his retirement in 1990.  He then loved spending time with family and friends enjoying his many hobbies including antique Fords, music, and dancing.  The family will receive guests at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Fernald home at 927 Trumbull Highway, Lebanon, for a memorial service.  (Published in The Day on Nov. 3, 2012).  (Photo page).

Fitzgerald, Harry E., Rockland, Sept. 12 - Harry Eugene Fitzgerald, 61, a rooming house operator here, died last night in Knox County Hospital.  He was born in Rockport, June 22, 1896, son of Frank and Nettie Howes [sic] Fitzgerald.  He was survived by his widow, Mrs. Nora K. Fitzgerald, his father, his stepmother, Mrs. Alice M. Fitzgerald of Camden; three sons, Walter of Hitchcock, Tex., Alva of Carney, Neb., Norman of Rockland; two daughters, Mrs. Alice Aho of Thomaston, and Mrs. Marion LaBlanc of Rockland, and several grandchildren.  Fitzgerald formerly lived in Camden, and for the past 15 years has operated the Brunswick House on South Main St., Rockland.  He was a member of the Rockland Lodge of Elks.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday from the Laite Funeral Home in Camden, the Rev. Melvin S. Dorr of the Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Camden.  (Prob. from The Bangor Daily News).

Flint, Margaret, long time companion of Norman Kalloch, Sr., died in March of this year [2000].

Folsom, Flora K., Mrs. Flora K. Folsom, widow of Albert Folsom, died Saturday at a local nursing home after an illness of several months.  Mrs. Folsom was born in Rockland, the daughter of Oscar and Abbie Snow Kalloch, and the sister of the late Charles M. Kalloch.  After the death of her husband in 1929, she spent a large part of her time in Florida.  Several years ago she made Rockland her permanent home.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday (today) at 2 p.m. from the Burpee Funeral home with Rev. William J. Robbins officiating.  Interment will be in Achorn Cemetery.  Friends are requested to omit flowers.

Forbes, Anna L. (Allen), FORBES, Anna L. (Allen) Of Everett, March 1, 2011. Beloved wife of the late William H. Forbes Sr. Loving mother of William H. Forbes Jr. & his wife Mary of Melrose, Patricia Forbes-Fresco of Stoneham, Felicia Forbes-Kalloch & her husband David of Epping, NH, Mark Forbes & his wife Patti of Lynn and Cindy Foulkes & her husband Jim of FL. Caring sister of the late John "Sonny" Allen & his wife Mary of Fl, the late Patricia Cogan & her late husband Dick of Stoneham and the late Lillian Allen. Cherished grandmother of William, Scott, Julie, Rachael, Lindsay, Jessica, Melanie, Toyna, Elizabeth, Mark, Justin, Nicolette, Christina, Brian, Heather & Melissa. Proud great grandmother of Abby, Jackson, Will, Carter, Camden, Nason & Maddie. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Monday, March 7th, at 9AM. A Funeral Mass in celebration of Anna's life will be held at St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose at 10AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday from 2-7PM. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church Building Fund, 46 Myrtle St. Melrose, 02176. For directions, flowers, obituary & to sign guest book visit www.gatelyfh.com Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949.  (The Boston Globe, March 3, 2011).

Freese, Joan Kalloch, FISHKILL - Joan Kalloch Freese, 69, a six year resident of Fishkill, formerly of Millwood, N.Y., died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005.  Ms. Freese was a social worker at Westchester County Department of Social Services and a teacher at St. Augustine's School in Ossining, retiring 1998.  She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Born July 12, 1935 in Holyoke, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Finn Kalloch.  She received her Masters Degree in Elementary Special Education.  Survivors include her daughter, Lynne Baycora and her husband, Haluk of Hopewell Junction; a daughter, Susan Bove and her husband, Anthony of Fishkill; beloved grandchildren, Alexander Baycora, Samantha Bove, Adam Baycora and Anthony Bove; and many dear friends.  Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Robert H. Auchmoody Funeral Homes Inc., 1028 Main St., Fishkill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, at St. Mary, Mother of the Church, 103 Jackson St., Fishkill.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Poughkeepsie. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations, in Joan's name, may be made to the American Cancer Society, 45 Reade Pl., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.  (Funeral Home: Published: 2/23/05).

Frisbee, Alice M. (Kalloch), 98, formally of 56 Stone St. [Concord, NH], died yesterday at the New Hampshire Odd Fellows Home.  Born in St. George, Maine, she lived in Concord for over 70 years.  Wife of the late Dwight Frisbee, she leaves two brothers, Harold Kalloch of Holyoke, Mass., and Herbert Kalloch of Rockland, Maine; a sister Ethel Dow of West Lebanon; nieces and nephews.  Services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Boutwell & Hussey-Wiren Funeral Home, 190 N. Main St.  The Rev. Arlington Wry, pastor of the Webster Congregational Church and chaplain of the New Hampshire Odd Fellows Home, will officiate.  There will be no calling hours.  Burial will follow in Blossom Hill Cemetery.  (Photo page).


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