Kalloch Family Obituaries

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Please note - All new obituaries are now added directly to the deceased person's profile page in our Kalloch Family Reunion Association Tree on Ancestry, you can find them either listed under sources or in the person's media gallery.  Some of the newest obituaries for a given year are also posted in our annual Kalloch Family Newsletter.

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Hall, Lois F., sister of Laura Whitaker, passed away March 1995. She had a Master's degree in art and as associate professor of art at Pasadena College, Calf. for 5 years. Their Kalloch line descends down from Finley, Alex II and Rev. Amariah Kalloch.

Hall, Glenn Karl, Glenn Karl Hall died February 14th at the age of 98.  Born and raised in Thornwood, Washington, he was the fifth of ten children born to Lyman and Elena (Kalloch) Hall.  He attended Sedro-Woolley schools and graduated from Sedro- Woolley high school in 1927.  He graduated from Washington State University in 1931 and began teaching in the Sedro-Woolley school district in 1934.  He taught physics and chemistry and served as the senior class advisor and stage manager.  He retired in 1970.  He married Winnifred Irene Steward Hall, another Sedro-Woolley school teacher, in 1942 and they were married 58 years when she died in 1998.  He was a member of the Presbyterian church of Sedro-Woolley and Trinity United Presbyterian Church over 65 years.  He was active in the Sedro-Woolley Lions Club and had recently been awarded a pin for 70 years of service.  In 2004 he was inducted into the Sedro Woolley School District, Hall of Fame. In retirement he traveled widely in Europe, Asia and Africa. He was an avid gardener and kept up with old students by attending class reunions.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his nine brothers and sisters: Harvey, Lewis, Kal, Nada, Bill, Walter, Mary, Elsie and Myrtle.  He is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law Robert and Sharon Hall of Woodside, California and Larry and Sandra Hall of Sedro-Woolley, and many nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be held at the United Trinity Presbyterian Church on Monday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m.  Donations in his memory may be made to Sedro-Woolley Lions Club, SWHS Alumni Association or the charity of your choice.  Journal ed. note: Pastor Wendy Tingley reminded us at Glenn's memorial service that Glenn Hall touched hundreds of lives here in his home town, where he lived for all but about four of his 98 years.  We might go even further and assert that Glenn touched more lives than just about anyone who has lived here.  Many attested to his influence as a teacher, as a mentor to students and young people in general, his strawberry patch where two generations of local folks worked and his 70 years of service to the Lions Club, an amazing record all by itself.  We interviewed Glenn over a period of 15 years and he helped us so much in sorting out the many people and places in the Prairie district where he grew up near Cranberry Lake.  In the future we will profile his extended family, especially his mother's side of the Kalloch family.  In that group, Amariah Kalloch dug out the genesis of Hwy. 9, which was called Kalloch Road in the mud and dirt days.  And Isaac S. Kalloch was one of the most famous San Francisco mayors 120 years ago, after starting his career in Boston as an abolitionist preacher.  We welcome readers' memories and photos of this fine man.  (From Skait River Journal).  (Photo).

Hall, Woodbury K., Prairie --  Woodbury K. Hall, 81, a resident of this district for the past fifty-four years, died at his farm home at Thornwood, just north of this city, Thursday night.  Mr. Hall, who was born in Maine on Oct. 24, 1857, came here in 1884 [actually 1883].  Funeral services will be held in the Lemley chapel on Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. E.E. Beckman in charge, and burial will be in the Union cemetery.  Mrs. Hall preceded her husband in death in April 1936.  Surviving are one son, Roy C. Hall, Thornwood, a grandson, a brother, Fred Hall of Chico, Calif.  A nephew, [Glenn] Hall, is a member of the Sedro-Woolley high school faculty.  (Mount Vernon Herald, Dec. 31, 1938).  (photo page).

Hamalainen, David E., - By Laite Funeral Home - WEST ROCKPORT (Feb 9, 2006): David E. Hamalainen, 91, husband of Dorothy (Keller) Hamalainen, died Feb. 7, 2006 at the Anderson Inn in Camden.  He was born in West Rockport on Sept. 8, 1914 and was the son of Martin and Johanna (Luomajoki) Hamalainen.  He grew up in West Rockport and attended schools in Rockport.  He married Dorothy Ellen Keller at the West Rockport Baptist Church on Oct. 10, 1942.  David and Dot lived on Keller family land on Mount Pleasant Street in West Rockport for many years and raised their family there.  During World War II, David worked at Bath Iron Works and the Portland Shipyards doing work on the Liberty ships.  He worked at Seapro in Rockland for 30 years as a welder and a maintenance man.  He later worked at Emil Rivers Inc. in Rockland for his nephew David Karl Hamalainen.  David E. Hamalainen was a member of the Rockland Congregational Church, the former Mount Pleasant Grange and St. Paul's Lodge #82 where he was a past master.  He was also a 32nd degree Mason Scottish Rite Bodies and a member of Kora Temple Shrine and the Mid-Coast Shrine Club.  His hobbies included hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.  He was especially proud of his Finnish ancestry and enjoyed taking saunas with his Finnish friends.  He will be remembered for his great sense of humor and devotion to his family.  He was predeceased by four brothers, George, Martin, Simon and Daniel Hamalainen.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy "Dot" Hamalainen of Camden; two sons, Donald H. Hamalainen and his wife Carol of Cousins Island, and Robert W. Hamalainen and his wife Jean of West Rockport; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Rockland Congregational Church at 180 Limerock St., with the Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Mauro officiating.  A reception will be held at the church following the service.  Spring interment will be in the West Rockport Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Abiding Memorial Fund, c/o Rockland Congregational Church, P.O. Box 554, Rockland, ME 04841.  Arrangements are with the Laite Funeral Home at 9 Mountain St. in Camden.  (From http://www.villagesoup.com),  (Photo from obituary).

Hamalainen, Dorothy Ellen, Dorothy Ellen Hamalainen, 90, of West Rockport, died March 2, 2013, at Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill where she had resided for several years.  Born in Rockland on December 14, 1922, she was the daughter of Henry Lamson and Gladys E. (Maxcy) Keller. Dot grew up on the family farm where they raised dairy cows, sheep, hens, planted and harvested a large vegetable garden, and grew strawberries and raspberries. She attended West Rockport Elementary School and was a graduate of Rockport High School, Class of 1941. On October 10, 1942, she married a childhood friend, David E. Hamalainen at the West Rockport Baptist Church. When David and his twin brother were eight years old, they were invited by Mrs. Keller to see Dot, the newborn in the baby carriage.  David and Dot first lived in Portland during World War II, where David worked in the shipyard as a welder until the yard closed. They moved to West Rockport where they raised their two sons, Donald and Robert.  Dot trained at Knox County General Hospital's nursing school. She worked there and also as a charge nurse for many years at the Camden Community Hospital.  Dot's memberships included the Rockland Congregational Church, the Mt. Pleasant Grange, and the West Rockport 4-H Extension where she taught sewing. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and hooking rugs. She was the founding treasurer of the West Rockport Cemetery Association and held many bake sales over the years to raise money for the cemetery.  Dot loved being outside and had always enjoyed riding her bicycle. After she retired, she was very proud in receiving a license to operate a motorcycle. As long as it was not raining, Dot looked forward to getting out on the scooter every chance she had doing errands throughout Knox County.  Her final years were spent at Anderson Inn where she received loving and compassionate care from the many caregivers. Dot embodied gratitude, was always grateful for whatever life brought her, and never had any complaints. 
Surviving are her two sons, Donald H. Hamalainen and his wife, Carol of Yarmouth, Robert W. Hamalainen and his wife, Pat, of West Rockport; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a nephew, Hartwell Dowling and his wife, Annabelle of Rockport; a niece, Nancy Dowling and her husband, Jeff Lord of Hope; and a very special great-niece, Mariel Dowling. She was predeceased by her husband, David E. Hamalainen, sister, Arlene Keller, and a daughter-in-law, Jean Hamalainen.  A graveside service will be announced at a later date. If desired memorial gifts may be made in her memory to the Abiding Memorial Fund, Rockland Congregational Church, P.O Box 554, Rockland, ME 04841. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting their book of memories at www.longfuneralhomecamden.com. Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain Street, Camden.  (From Free Press Online).  (Photo from obituary).

Hammond, Marie Keller, Marie K. Hammond, 88 of 431 Sawyer St, South Portland, ME, died October 6, 1990 after having suffered a stroke in mid-summer.  She was born in Appleton, ME on January 24, 1902, the oldest daughter of Dr. Benjamin H. Keller and Martha Fish Keller.  She attended Oak Grove Seminary in Vassalboro and graduated from Thomaston High School.  She married Carlton H. Hammond of Sidney, ME in 1922.  They lived at various times in Rockport, Thomaston, Rockland, and Portland.  In 1933 they moved to South Portland.  After her husband's death in 1935, Mrs. Hammond raised their five children at the South Portland home and worked at various endeavors, most significantly as a real estate broker and member of the Portland Board of Realtors.  She was active in the Appleton Historical Society and served as its president.  She has regularly attended both Gushee (Appleton) and Kalloch family reunions.  In recent years she has been most proud of and successful at contributing to the raising of some of her great great grandchildren by accepting responsibility for their care while the parents worked.  This endeavor, in her own words, "has made this long life worthwhile."  She is survived by her five natural and one adopted children, 25 grandchildren, and 38 great grandchildren.  Mrs. Hammond is of the eighth generation from our ancestor Finley Kalloch tracing her heritage through her father's line: Benjamin Henry Keller, Vendellyn O. Keller, Emery M. Kellar, Benjamin Kellar II, David Young Kalloch, Alexander Kalloch I, and Finley Kalloch I.   

Hammond, Norman C., 73, of Mt. Airy, Maryland, died Jan. 3, 1998.  He was the husband of Jeanne S. Hammond, son of the late Carlton H. and Marie Keller Hammond.

Harris, Edith May, TENANTS HARBOR -- Miss Edith May Harris died at her home here Friday.  She was born in St. George, daughter of Frank H. and Julia Teele Harris.  Miss Harris worked as a cook for the late Jean Watts in Thomaston, and later cooked for many years at Bowdoin College.  She was a member and life-deaconess of the Ridge Baptist Church and a member of its Ladies Circle.  She was a member of the OES here.  Surviving are a brother, Alvah of Tenants Harbor; and a sister, Mrs. Norman (Doris) Simmons of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ridge Baptist Church, Martinsville, the Rev. Louis Gesner officiating.  Burial will be in South Parish Cemetery, Martinsville. 

Hawley, Jean Gannett, PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Jean Gannett Hawley, a powerful influence in Maine media, died yesterday [9/4/1994] after a brief illness.  She was 70.  Gannett Hawley, publisher and chairman of the board of Guy Gannett Communications, sustained a 40-year career in newspapers, radio and television after she inherited control of the company from her father Guy Patterson Gannett, in 1954.  Under her direction, Guy Gannett Communications -- formerly Guy Gannett Publishing Co. -- expanded and diversified its holdings and now operates daily and weekly newspapers, television stations, multi-tenant broadcast towers and computer interactive retailing kiosks in seven states.  The company, which employs 1,700, includes the Portland Press Herald, the Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal, the Central Maine Morning Sentinel, and WGME-TV.  Jean Gannett was born in Augusta on Jan. 16, 1924, and started her career in newspaper advertising after graduating from Bradford Junior College in Bradford, Mass., where she majored in music and played the harp.  Her career began with the firm Julius Matthews Special Agency in New York, but she returned the next year to Portland where she was named national advertising manager of the Guy Gannett Publishing Co.  In 1953, she was named executive vice president and was responsible for the company's daily newspapers which she found challenging, in part, because he was a woman in a man's world.  But she prevailed and demonstrated her resolve on key matters, a characteristic that marked her business style for the rest of her life.  She made significant changes in the company's management in 1959, putting her own professional management team in place.  A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Grace Episcopal Church in Bath.  Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bath.

Heald, George B., LINCOLNVILLE BEACH -- George Benton Heald, 84, husband of Lina C. Heald, died at his residence Tuesday.  Mr. Heald died the same day as his daughter, Mrs. Rosemary Boyle of Clifton Heights, Pa.  Born at Northport on May 25, 1892, he was the son of Joseph Edwin and Rose Emma Keller Heald.  He had been a resident of Lincolnville Beach since 1957 and was a former resident of Clifton Height, Pa.  He was a communicant of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, Camden.  He was a member of Megunticook Grange and of the Lincolnville Improvement Assoc.  Mr. Heald was formerly employed by the Pennsylvania Mutual Insurance Company, and was a member of their Three-Quarter Century Club.  Besides his widow of Lincolnville Beach, Mr. Heald is survived by one stepson, Kenneth E. Carroll of Rockland; one sister, Mrs. Henrietta Knowlton of Camden; six granddaughters, three grandsons, several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Good Hope, Church, Camden, Thursday at 9 a.m., with the Rev. Leo Goudreau officiating.  Interment for both Mr. Heald and his daughter, Mrs. Boyle will be at the Clifton Heights Cemetery, Clifton Heights, Pa.  If friends prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Heald, James F., THOMASTON ó James F. Heald, 61, of Thomaston died June 2, 2009, at his home in Thomaston after a brave battle with leukemia.  He was born in Rockland on April 4, 1948, the son of John Foster and Doris Leonard Heald. James ďJimĒ grew up in Warren and attended local schools there.  Jim served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart and Marksman Medal recipient.  He was a diver with certification as a dive instructor; he enjoyed diving for scallops and for recovery of lost underwater artifacts with his good friend Bill.  During the early 1970s he owned the American Car Garage.  During the 1990s he owned The Dugout, a sports memorabilia store.  Like his father before him, he spent time as a local taxi driver.  He was a jack of all trades, often doing various small jobs.  He was employed for many years at Fisher Engineering, with a second job at Creek Hill Service Station.  He truly enjoyed his time working at the bowling alley and the motel at Oakland Park Lanes & Cabins, with Richard at Haskellís TV Service, and with Fred working out of state installing fireproof vaults.  Jim was a unique individual who always lived life on his own terms, living a simple life while exploring his spiritual side.  He loved many things, but to list a few: building and flying model planes, coin collecting, panning for gold, gardening, landscaping, cooking, canning, wine making (with Bill), bird watching, bike riding/hiking and story telling.  He was fascinated with (and loved to share his thoughts on) government antics.  More than anything, Jim was known for his kind and giving heart.  His family would like to acknowledge how extremely proud of him they are and how fortunate they were to have him in their lives.  The family offered special thanks to Dr. Helen Ryan, Dr. Vincent Ho and the staff at Dana Farber, Carl from Hospice Care at Kno-Wa-Lin, the nurses at Gibson Pavilion at Maine Medical Center, and the anonymous donor for his T-cell transplant.  He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, John Heald; two sisters, Rose Marie Dean and Mary Thurston; and a grandsons Nathan Chheng.  He is survived by his wife, Deborah Delano Heald of Thomaston two daughters, Vicki Fales and her husband, Doug, of Cushing and Jemma Heald of North Dakota; three sons, Aaron Heald of Rockland, Isaiah Heald of Jefferson and Randy Heald of Waldoboro two step-children, Joshua Faulkingham of Friendship and Aimee Faulkingham of Cushing; three sisters Alta Lambert of Waterville Germaine Gooldrup of Waterville and Joan Wentworth of Warren; a special nephew who Jim thought of as a brother, Mike LetourneaU of Indianapolis, Ind.; 10 beautiful grandchildren, Chris, Jeff, Sam, Kyleigh, Raylynn, Tristin, Owen, Elijah, Avery and Gage; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will love and miss him dearly.  A celebration of life was held June 9 at the Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Knox County. P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841.  Interment will be in Sweetland Cemetery in Waldoboro. Arrangements are with the Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro.  (Photo from obituary).  (Hearld Gazette, June 11, 2009).

Herbert, Thirza Emma, MORRILL Ė Mrs. Thirza Emma Herbert, 82, died Wednesday at a Belfast nursing home.  She was the widow of George Herbert.  She was born in Waldo, Aug. 7, 1887, the daughter of Nathaniel and Isa (Keller) Cross.  She lived most of her life in Waldo, where she was an honorary member of the Silver Harvest Grange, and of the Waldo County Extension Association.  She is survived by two sons, Freeman N. Herbert of Hallowell, and Howard N. Herbert of Morrill; two daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Louise) Joyce of Bath and Mrs. Robert (Nellie) Blood of Morrill; one sister, Mrs. Eben (Nellie) Whitcomb of Waldo; five grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Coombs Funeral Home in Belfast Thursday and Friday afternoon and evening.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Richard Reynolds officiating.  Burial will be in Paul Cemetery, Waldo.  (Orlando Sanborn Scrapbook, newspaper clipping).

Hills, Hazel, who passed away at the age of 94, was born in Warren, Maine April 11, 1905 to Fred and Alice Kalloch Kenniston.  She was one of seven children... three girls and four boys.  She grew up in Warren, but moved to Providence, RI as a teenager.  After attending schools in that state, she moved back to Warren, worked as a secretary at the Farm Bureau and married Virgil Hills.  Together they managed a prosperous farm and dairy, as well as the Warren Telephone Company.  Joyce, their daughter, married Vivian Hutchings from Norway, Maine.  Her daughter, her nieces and nephews, and her many friends would have described her as a remarkable woman.  Her many interests and hobbies, her sense of humor and positive attitude kept her in unusually good health, both physically and mentally, and endeared her to her family.  She used her keen mind and memory the last few years by reviewing her diary that she kept all through her life to write down all the interesting anecdotes of the Kenniston/Kalloch family.  These notes are being used to prepare a history of the family.  Her multi-interest began when she was exposed to the best of music and theater in Providence and continued her whole life.  The many years she spent as a farmer's wife lead her to being food's leader in the Extension Service, cooking, sewing, tailoring and every type of stitchery.  The latter included bargello, Swedish weaving, crewel, knitting and crocheting.  She even started a baby afghan the day she became ill.  Other hobbies included an earring collection, scrapbooks, stamp collecting, gardening and pen pals.  Hazel was an active member of the Warren Baptist Church, the Mission Circle and King's Daughters, and was working on updating the church history.  An interest in family and genealogy and bookkeeping led her to her positions as Secretary/ Treasurer for the Kalloch and Hills family reunions.  Although she kept herself physically fit, she had heart surgery in her late 80's and died from a stroke on Christmas day, December 25, 1999.  She was predeceased by her husband Virgil and her second husband, Warren, Hills., by Joyce Hills Hutches and Mary deBoer.  (I miss Hazel and her occasional phone calls. Graveside services were held May13, 2000 at the Starrett Cemetery in Warren. She will be sorely missed at our reunions. - Evelyn).  (From the Kalloch Family Newsletter, 2000).  (Photo page).

Hilt, Edward D., Edward Demmons Hilt, 91, of Wiley's Corner died Wednesday at his home. (Feb. 24, 1999).  He was born in St. George, a son of Cyrus and Addie Hawthron {Sic} Hilt, and attended local schools.  He was a self-educated engineer and was plant manager for the Rodney Hunt Co. in Massachusetts before his retirement, when he moved to Orange, Mass. In the late 1970s he returned to St. George and had lived here since.  He was an avid photographer and was well-versed in local history.  He traveled extensively throughout his life and spent winters in Florida for many years.  His wife, Grace Ewell Hilt, died previously.  He was the longtime friend of Evelyn Archer.  Surviving are one son, Ramon V. Hilt of St. George; one sister, Marie Vallera of Hartford, Conn.; two grandchildren, Wayne E. Hilt and Valerie Hilt Harjula, both of St. George; four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.  At his request there will be no services.  Burial will be in North Parish Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Burpee-Strong Funeral Home.  (Portland Press Herald (ME) - February 26, 1999).

Hjerpe, Frances, ROCKLAND -- Frances Helen (Bird) Hjerpe, 101, died Aug. 9, 2004, at her home at the Methodist Conference Home.  She was born in Belfast Jan. 1, 1903, a daughter of Tyler Hanson Bird and Nelle Jones Walker Bird, both of Rockland.  She graduated from Dorchester (Mass.) High School and Boston Normal School.  As a young woman, she was active in drama and with the Meeting House Hill Unitarian Church in Dorchester.  She taught school in Boston until her marriage in 1928 to Harry Gustav Hjerpe.  After living in Quincy, Mass., the couple moved to Melrose, Mass., where they brought up their family.  She was active in the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church, and a leader of Camp Fire Girls, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.  She was employed many years as childrenís librarian at Melrose Public Library.  Mr. Hjerpe died in 1968, shortly after the couple retired to their home in Owls Head.  Mrs. Hjerpe was an active member of First Universalist Church of Rockland and a member of the Owls Head Garden Club.  When her home in Owls Head burned in 1994, she moved to the Methodist Conference Home, where she was a source of inspiration to her many friends there, the family said.  She is survived by a son, David Hjerpe and his wife, Vera, of Dighton, Mass.; three daughters, Patricia Stephen and her husband, Charles, of Lincoln, Neb., and Owls Head, Dianne Schueler of Naples and Nancy Greenwood of Reading, Mass.; 15 grandchildren; 28, great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Nickels Bird, in 1919; and a sister, Catherine Bird Olsen, in 1997.  A memorial service will be held 2 pin. Sunday, Sept. 19, at First Universalist Church of Rockland, 345 Broadway.  Memorial donations may be made to First Universalist Church, 345 Broadway, Rockland, ME 04841.  (The Courier-Gazette, 8/10/04).

Hoffses, Lucy S., THOMASTON [ME] -- Mrs. Lucy S. Hoffses, 65, died Sunday [9/11/1977] at a Rockport hospital after a long illness.  She was the wife of William R. Hoffses.  She was born here March 11, 1912, daughter of Arthur D. and Dora Clark Kalloch.  Mrs. Hoffses was an office worker for seven years with the Bicknell Manufacturing Co. of Rockland, and for the past six years she worked as assistant town clerk at the Thomaston Town Office.  She was a member of the Baptist Church, where she was former deaconess and member of the Wed-Co Club.  She was a former member and star point of Grace Chapter OES.  Besides her husband of Thomaston, she leaves a son Kurt A. Hoffses of Kingston, N.Y.; a brother, Stan C. Kalloch of Port St. Lucy, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Carroll (Evelyn) Reilly of New Harbor; and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Davis Funeral Home, Thomaston, the Rev. James Widmer officiating.  Interment will be in Village Cemetery, Thomaston.

Hoffses, William R., STAATSBURG [NY] -- William R. Hoffses, 73, of West Pine Road, died Tuesday [2/26/1985] at his residence.  Born in Portland, Me., he was the son of the late Virgil and Edna Libby Hoffses.  Mr. Hoffses was a self-employed building contractor.  Formerly of Thomaston, Me., he had resided in Staatsburg the past three years.  He was the husband of the late Lucy Kalloch, who died in 1977.  Survivors include a son, Kurt Hoffses of Staatsburg; two brothers, Virgil Hoffses of South Portland, Me. and Ernest Hoffses of Elliott, Me., and several nieces and nephews.  The funeral will be 2 p.m.  Friday at the Davis Funeral Home, 22 Knox St., Thomaston, Me.  Local arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home Inc., 25 So. Post Road, Hyde Park.

Hosmer, Clara V., Friends were shocked to learn of the death Thursday of last week of Miss Clara V. Hosmer, life long resident of Warren who had been critically ill but a few days from pneumonia.  Funeral services were conducted at the home Sunday, Rev. H. I. Holt officiating.  The floral offerings were very beautiful.  The bearers were Wesley Spear, Forrest Spear, Earl Robinson, and Raymond Bornemen.  Interment was in the family plot in Riverview cemetery.  Miss Hosmer was the daughter of Edwin A. and Lucy (Kalloch) Hosmer, and was born in Warren, Oct. 23, 1862, the other member of the family being a younger brother Dennis E. who died a few years ago.  She attended the common schools of Warren also the High School, but did not graduate.  Miss Hosmer faithfully cared for both her parents in their last illness, and also for her late brother, devoting herself unselfishly and uncomplainingly to their comfort.  The only near relatives surviving are an uncle, Harvey Kalloch of Wolfboro, N.H., and cousins Miss Mary E. Kalloch of Warren, William and Jesse Hosmer of Camden, and W. W. Hosmer of Bath, and second cousins.  Among those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Erastus Stahl, Mrs. Charles Weaver, William Hosmer, Jesse Hosmer of Camden, W. W. Hosmer of Bath and Mr. and Mrs. Percy Jones of St. George.

Howard, Albert S., Albert S. Howard who died at his home in Stanwood, Thursday, January 9, 1913 was born in Otto, North Carolina, December 16, 1861.  While a young man he engaged for a time as a teacher in the public schools of his native state and in 1884 moved to Edison, Skagit County, Washington where in company of his cousin, George Addington engaged in the operation of a saw mill under the firm name of Addington & Howard which continued until January 1890 when the co-partnership was dissolved and a more extensive mill was built and a new partner, Curtis N. Butler was added and the new firm which was then Howard & Butler operated until 1896 when the company again dissolved and Mr.. Howard moved the mill to Milltown in Skagit County which in 1899 was again moved to Stanwood and conducted by Mr. Howard personally until 1903 when the Stanwood Lumber Company was organized.  Mr. Howard served as the company's president until his death and saw the institution grow into a prosperous plant handling a large foreign shipping output.  In February 1911 when in failing health Mr. Howard paid his old home in North Carolina a visit and remained several months.  The deceased was an active public spirited citizen always ready to make a sacrifice of time and labor for the upbuilding of the community and the advancement of interests.  Through his efforts as a member of the school board the Stanwood Public School was raised to a more efficient and higher standard.  He served for two years as President of the Stanwood Commercial Club during which time many important public improvements were brought about by the club.  He was a member of I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 249 by card from the Edison Lodge where he became a member more than twenty years ago.  Prayer services were conducted at the home at 12:30 and the funeral at the M.E. Church by Rev. Rule at 1 o'clock p.m. Sunday.  The large concourse of people and the profusion of the floral offerings attested the esteem in which the deceased was held.  Internment was made in the Anderson cemetery under the direction of Undertaker Willard assisted by C.A. Norlin.  Besides the bereaved widow the deceased leaves to mourn the loss, a brother, Edward Howard of Tacoma and the following children who were present at the funeral services: Lila, Nina, Frank, Maud, Fred, Mabel, Helen, Edwin and Mildred Howard.  The pallbearers composed of members of the local Odd Fellows lodge were: Nels Olson, D. Carl Pearson, J.W. Reid, Ole Moran, D.G. Bennie and Geo. M. Mitchell.  After the close of the solemn services all were permitted to look for the last time upon the face of the departed, then the sad cortege moved to the silent city.  Under the snow we laid him.  He will live in the memory of his friends as a kind and obliging neighbor, in the hearts of the bereaved ones as a patient and loving father and husband.  (Stanwood Tidings, January 17, 1913).

OTHER RELATIVES IN THE SOUTH - In the biographical sketch of Albert S. Howard, deceased, which appeared in these columns on the 17th inst was inadvertently omitted the names of his three sisters who reside near Otto, N.C.  They are Mrs. S.C. Conley, Mrs. Geo. W. Dillard and Mrs. Ella A. McDowell.  The deceased was united in marriage on May 30th, 1888 to Hattie F. Kalloch who survives him.  (Stanwood Tidings, January 31, 1913).

Howard, Mrs. A. S., [Kalloch, Harriet Frances], Funeral services for Mrs. A. S. Howard, pioneer resident of Skagit County, who died at her home in Stanwood Friday, will be held tomorrow at 2 o'clock in the Stanwood Methodist Church. Mrs. Howard, 74 years old, had been in ill health for many months.  She came with her family from Kansas in 1883.  Her husband died some years ago. Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Vincent Harris, Hood River, Or.; Mrs. Walter Tate, Tacoma, and Mrs. Charles Simonson and Nina and Mildred Albert(a), Stanwood; three sons, Frank, Mount Vernon; Fred, Seattle, and Edwin, Lynn Grove, Or.; a sister Mrs. L.L. Hall, Prairie, Skagit County, and a brother, C.A. Kalloch, Sedro Woolley.  (From The Seattle Times, Jan. 25, 1943).  (Photo page).

Howard, Phyllis Allen (Connor) Kalloch, Phyllis Allen Howard, 89, resident of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2006. She was born on March 18, 1917 to Fred and Etta Connor in Bakersfield, California. She worked as a beautician.  She is preceded in death by her son, Fitz Randolph Kalloch. Phyllis leaves behind her husband of 34 years, Aubrey Howard of Cottonwood, Ariz., and her daughter, Gail Kalloch of Berkeley, Calif.  Private family services were held on Sunday, December 3, 2006.  Contributions in her memory can be made to: Breast Cancer Resource Room, Northern Arizona Cancer Center, 1200 North Beaver Street, Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001.  Westcott Funeral Home, Cottonwood and Camp Verde, Arizona.  (From Arizona Obituary Archive).

Hoye, John Henry, NORTHAMPTON - John Henry Hoye, 75, of 35 Day Avenue, died May 8 in Cooley Dickinson Hospital.  Born March 18, 1930 in Taunton, he was the son of Raymond J. and Julia (Smith) Hoye.  He was educated in Taunton schools.  He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and received the Bronze Star.  Mr. Hoye worked for many area contractors as a carpenter.  He was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Northampton.  He leaves his wife, Eleanor (McCarthy) Hoye; two sons, Stephen J. Hoye of Williamsburg and Jeffrey F. Hoye of Northampton; three daughters, Terrilyn A Hoye and Colleen Hoye Senecal, both of Amherst, and Lisa Hoye Smith of Shrewsbury.  Also, three sisters, Anne Hoye Horgan of Lakeville, Eileen Hoye Reilly and Ruth Hoye Rebello, both of Taunton; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Three sisters, Leah Hoye Medeiros, Edith Hoye Cabral and Jeanne Hoye Stevens, died earlier.  Memorial gifts may be made to Make a Wish Foundation of Western Massachusetts, 1 Armory Square, Springfield, 01105.  A memorial Mass will be held Friday at 10 a. m. in St. Mary Church in Northampton. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Drozdal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (From the DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., 9 May 2005).

John worked in Taunton at Verney Mills Corporation.  He joined the Army Sept. 26 1949 and was assigned to duty at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.  He married Eleanor McCarthy on December 29, 1951.  He was deployed to the Korean War Theater in January, 1952.  He was honorably discharged as a Master Sergeant on December 21, 1952.  He was a decorated veteran with the Bronze Star, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Combat Infantry Badge.  "John's passing was very sudden.  He was being treated for colon cancer and not doing very well.  The radiation and treatment really made him sick."  (A few notes from a printed handout at the funeral services - and from a letter to me (Charles J. Hoye, from [his wife] Eleanor).

Hoyer, Paula J. (Kalloch), Paula J. Hoyer, age 39, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Billings Clinic ICC in Billings, Montana. She was a warm and loving wife and beautiful Mom to her son Michael. Paula never stopped smiling even through the pain and treatments while giving a new meaning to her favorite slogan, "Life is good".  She was born on April 1, 1973 in Glendive the daughter of Thomas and JoAnn (Dietz) Kalloch. Paula was raised in Glendive and graduated from Glendive High School in 1991 where she was a member of the Dawsettes dance team for 4 years. Paula attended Dawson Community College, graduating in 1993, and lived in Lewistown from 2000 to 2004.  On May 3, 2003 Paula married Shane Hoyer in Lewistown. She worked for Montana Department of Transportation for 5 years in Glendive as a Payroll Technician then as a Water Rights Specialist with the Department of Natural Resources in Lewistown and Glasgow. She enjoyed reading, cooking, hunting, fishing, was a 4-H member in school, and had her own horse.  She was preceded in death by her mother in law Connie Hoyer and paternal grandparents Ed Kalloch and Irene Burlison.  Burial will take place in Fort Peck Cemetery.  (2012 Homestead News).  (Photo from obituary).

Hoyer, Paula J., Paula J. Hoyer, 39, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at the Billings Clinic ICC in Billings.  She never stopped smiling even through the pain and cancer treatments while giving a new meaning to her favorite slogan, "Life is good."  She was born on April 1, 1973, in Glendive the daughter of Thomas and JoAnn (Dietz) Kalloch. She was raised in Glendive and graduated from Glendive High School in 1991, where she was a member of the Dawsettes dance team for four years.  She attended Dawson Community College, graduating in 1993, and lived in Lewistown from 2000 to 2004.  On May 3, 2003, she married Shane Hoyer in Lewistown.  She worked for Montana Department of Transportation for five years in Glendive as a payroll technician then as a water rights specialist with the Department of Natural Resources in Lewistown and Glasgow.  She enjoyed reading, cooking, hunting, fishing, was a 4-H member in school and had her own horse.  She is survived by her husband, Shane, and her son, Michael Hoyer, both of Fort Peck; parents, Tom and JoAnn Kalloch of Glendive; siblings, Brian Kalloch of Kalispell, Sheila Plant of Montana City, Kristen Vandall of Nashua, Troy Vandall of Glasgow, Vanessa Phillips of Billings and Andrea Hoyer and Cameron Hoyer, both of Fort Peck; grandparents, Loretta McPherson and Pat Kalloch, both of Glendive, Alvin (Ida Mae) Dietz of Dickinson, N.D., Bruce and Alyce Hoyer of Oacoma, S.D., Christine Jensen of Culbertson and Betty OíConnor of Spearfish, S.D.; and great-grandmother, Beatrice Kalloch of Glendive.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow, with Pastor Avis Anderson and Rev. Scott Hedegaard officiating. Interment will be at Fort Peck Cemetery in Fort Peck.  (Wolf Point Herald, 22 August 2012).   [This obituary has different information for Paula's Kalloch grand parents and great-grand parents than what is in the Kalloch genealogy.  Kalloch gen. has grandparents as Edwin Bruce Kalloch & Irene Krausz, and great-grand parents as Ralph Kalloch & Doris Matchette.  Could someone help verify which information is correct?]

Hupper, Arthur C., TENANTS HARBOR ó Arthur C. Hupper, 78, founder of Artís Lobster, died Jan. 15, 2007 at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis.  Born Aug. 11, 1928 in Rockland, he was the son of Colby Samuel Hupper and Gladys Ola (Wilson) Hupper.  On Dec. 4, 1945, he married Elosia E. Kinney of St. George. He started lobstering in Martinsville and soon moved to Criehaven, where he lobstered until 1955.  He then moved to the mainland to start building his dock on Barterís Point.  Together with his sister, Helen Hupper, as bookkeeper, and Arthur Kinney, his brother-in-law and dear friend, as manager, he built a successful lobster buying business over a 20-year period.  After retiring from Artís Lobster, he returned to lobster fishing summers and wintered in Port Charlotte, Fla.  While there, in his 50s, he learned to play golf and enjoyed working in his yard.  He always was pleased that his employees and fishermen associated with Artís Lobster became lifelong friends, the family said.  He was predeceased by five siblings, Leslie, Vernon, Marilyn, Malcolm and Pauline.  In addition to his wife of 61 years, Elosia (Kinney) Hupper, he is survived by a daughter, Sharon (Hupper) Clesowich, of Uncasville, Conn.; four sons, Brian R. Hupper and his wife, Leah, David A. Hupper and his wife, Lisa, Craig C. Hupper and his wife, Jill, and Alan G. Hupper and his wife, Leslie, all of Martinsville; two sisters, Helen Hupper of Martinsville and Elizabeth (Hupper) Ames of Tenants Harbor; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  Family and friends are invited to visit from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland, where a celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday.  The Rev. Ira Ellis will officiate.  A private committal service will be held at a later date.  Memorial donations may be made to the St. George Firefighters and Ambulance Association. P.O. Box 249, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860.  (Mainecoastnow.com, January 17, 2007).  (Photo from obituary).

Hysler, Charles S., WARREN, Jan. 16, Charles S. Hysler, 78 formerly a carpenter and general storekeeper here, died today at his home after a long illness.  He was born at Thomaston, April 3, 1875, son of John and Priscilla Hysler.  As a carpenter he worked for the W. H. Glover Company and  for Irven Curtis of Rockland.  He is survived by two grand-nephews, Frederick Cookson, Rochester, N.H., and Gerald Cookson, New York.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Simmons Home here.  The Rev. Ruth Cummings will officiate.  Interment will be in the Spring at Fairview Cemetery.

 

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