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Parmenter, Frederick L., Frederick L. Parmenter, 81, of Pinellas Park, FL formerly of Oxford, MA, died 5/20/08 at Woodside Hospice, Pinellas Park, FL.  He was a US Navy veteran and was retired from HP Hood & Sons.  He resided at 7 Carey Lane, Oxford, MA from 1962 - 1992.  He leaves his wife of 55 years, June, and sons Gregory, of Largo, FL and Scott and his wife Pat, of Putnam, CT, and the rest of his loving family.  Arrangements for a memorial service are incomplete at this time.  (Published in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette on 5/28/2008)

Frederick L. Parmenter, of Pinellas Park, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, May 20 at Woodside Hospice, Pinellas Park, Florida. Born in Boothbay Harbor on November 29, 1926, he was the son of William and Frances Parmenter.  Survivors include his wife of 55 years, June Parmenter; two sons, Gregory Parmenter of Largo, Fla., and Scott Parmenter, Putnam, Conn.; three brothers, Edwin Colby, State College, Penn., William Parmenter Jr. of Seminole, Fla., and Perry Parmenter, Norwich, Conn.; one aunt, Lucille Machon of Boothbay Harbor.  Arrangements for a memorial service are pending.  (Boothbay Register 5/29/2008).

Pearson, Dorothy, Dorothy Pearson, 96, died May 26, 2010. She was born April 23, 1914, in Weymouth, MA, the daughter of Parker Tufts and Edith (Kalloch) Pearson. She attended Weymouth Schools, where her father was superintendent, graduating from Weymouth High School in 1931. Dorothy was an English teacher at Weymouth High School for 30 years. In retirement, she cared for her mother for 10 years then moved to her parents house in Ormond Beach in 1973. She is survived by her nephew and niece, Peter Richardson of Rockland, ME and Ann Richardson of California City, CA. Arrangements are under the care and trust of Volusia Memorial Funeral Home, Ormond Beach, FL.  (Published in The Weymouth News from May 28 to June 4, 2010).  (Photo page).

Pearson, Edith (Kalloch), WEYMOUTH -- Memorial services for Mrs. Edith (Kalloch) Pearson, 89 of 223 Academy Ave., East Weymouth, will be held Tuesday at 4 p.m. in United First Parish Church, Quincy.  Mrs. Pearson died Wednesday at her home after a long illness.  Born in Rockland, Maine, she had lived in Weymouth 58 years.  She was a graduate of Farmington (Maine) State Teachers College, and had taught school in Maine.  She was past regent of the Susannah Tufts DAR Chapter, past president of the Weymouth Monday Club and former superintendent of the Sunday School of the First Church of Weymouth.  Wife of the late Parker Tufts Pearson, superintendent of Weymouth schools from 1901 to 1939, she is survived by two daughters, Miss Dorothy Pearson of the home address and Mrs. Elford H. Richardson of Portland, Maine; a sister, Mrs. Edwin B. Rollins of Somerville; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Mrs. Edith Kalloch Pearson died Dec. 27, 1967 with memorial services held Jan. 2 in the United First Parish Church in Quincy Mass.  She was 89 years old.  Born in Rockland, Feb. 3, 1878, she was the daughter of Frank S. and Almeda Thomas Kalloch.  She attended Rockland schools, graduating in 1896 from the high school here.  In 1899 she was graduated from Farmington State College and taught in Brewer, Rockland, Farmington State College and in South Acton, Mass.  She was married to Parker Tufts Pearson of Farmington on July 2, 1902, lived in Lubec during his school superintendency of the Eastport and Lubec School District and in Weymouth, Mass., from 1909 to the time of her death.  After Mr. Pearson's retirement as superintendent of Weymouth school, the long winter seasons were spent in their Ormond Beach, Fla., home.  Mrs. Pearson was past regent of the Susannah Tufts D.A.R. Chapter, past president of the Weymouth, president of the Ormond Women's Club, member of Ormond PTA, member of the ninety year old Ingraham Family Reunion Association of Rockland and Kalloch Family Reunion Association, being present at its one hundredth annual meeting in August 1967.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elford H. Richardson of Portland and Miss Dorothy Pearson of Weymouth, Mass; a sister, Mrs. Edwin B. Rollins of Sommerville, Mass. and Rockland; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  Interment will be in Ormond, Fla., in the spring.  (Photo page).

Pendleton, Addison F., Addison F. Pendleton, a former resident of Islesboro and Belfast for many years employed as a machinist by the Bath Iron Works Corporation, died at his home in Bath November 29.  He was born at Islesboro 78 years ago, the son of Edward and Amy (Keller) Pendleton, and went to Bath from Belfast 32 years ago.  He was a member of Timothy Chase Lodge, AF and AM of Belfast, and the Men’s Club of the Winter Street Congregational Church, Bath.  Mr. Pendleton is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lillian A. Pendleton of Bath; a brother, Leslie Pendleton, and two sisters, Mrs. William Collins and Miss Emma Pendleton, all of Islesboro.  Services were held Friday, December 1, at the Curtis Funeral Home in Bath.  Burial was in the family lot in Grove Cemetery, Belfast.  (Orlando Sanborn Scrapbook, newspaper clipping).

Pendleton, C. Leslie, Committal services for C. Leslie Pendleton, 77 of Islesboro were held at Greenwood Cemetery at Islesboro Sunday at 2:30 p.m.  The Rev. Charles F. Quine of Belfast officiated. Mr. Pendleton died Thursday at a Waldoboro nursing home after a long illness.  He was born at Islesboro, February 8, 1887, the son of Edward and Amy (Keller) Pendleton.  He had reside in Islesboro all his life and had been employed as caretaker at summer estates.  He was a member of the Free Baptist Church of Islesboro.  Survivors are two sisters, Miss Edna Pendleton and Mrs. Geneva Collins, both of Islesboro; one niece and one nephew.  (Orlando Sanborn Scrapbook, newspaper clipping).

Pendleton, Edma G. Pendleton, ISLESBORO – Miss Edma G. Pendleton, 91, died Wednesday at her home here following a short illness.  She was born here on Aug 19, 1882, the daughter of Edward and Amy Keller Pendleton.  For many years she was employed as a milliner in New York City, but for the past 18 years she has made her home here again.  She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Geneva Collins of Islesboro, and by a niece.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Cemetery, with the Rev. John Holt officiating.  (Orlando Sanborn Scrapbook, newspaper clipping).

Pendleton, Eleanor, FREEPORT -- Eleanor Louise Pendleton, 83, died Nov. 9, 2004, at Freeport Nursing Home.  She was born Aug. 9, 1921, a daughter of Obadiah and Junetta Hooper Kalloch.  She graduated from Rockland High School.  She married Donald Pendleton and they made their home in Thomaston for 30 years.  She worked with her husband in his business, Pendleton Service Station, pumping gas, washing windshields and helping in operating the store.  She was predeceased by her husband; two brothers, Charles Kalloch and Norman Kalloch; and a granddaughter, Karen Guay.  Survivors include a son, Wayne Thompson and his wife, Janet, of Brunswick; a granddaughter, Barbara Larkins of San Diego, Calif.; a great- granddaughter, Aislyn Larkins of San Diego; and many nieces and nephews.  At the request of the family, there will be no service at this time.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Health Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME  04240.  Arrangements are with Hall & Davis Funeral Home, Thomaston.

Pendleton, Myrtle, Belfast, July 31 – Miss Myrtle Pendleton of Islesboro, a former matron at Good Will Farm, and who a few years ago was awarded a trip to California, winning the most votes as the most popular teacher of Waldo County, is dead at the age of 52, the end coming at a local hospital where she came for treatment a short time ago, suffering an ill turn while in the city on a shopping trip.  Miss Pendleton was a native of Islesboro, the daughter of Edward and Amy (Kellar) Pendleton, who with three brothers and three sisters survive her, this being the first break in the family ties.  She resigned as matron of one of the cottages at Good Will Farm some years ago and taught since then in her native town, whence she was dearly loved and very prominent in all matters of civic improvement and uplift.  She has served on many committees and her keen judgment and fine executive ability made her a leader in her community.  She was for some time superintendent of the Baptist Sunday School. About a year ago she was obliged to resign as a teacher in the public schools owing to ill health and had on two other occasions south the Waldo County Hospital for recommended medical treatment. ~ ~ genuine mourning at Islesboro and wherever she was known.  Besides her parents she is survived by three brothers, Addison of Bath, Fred of Rockland and Leslie of Islesboro, also by three sisters, Mrs. Edward Stockbridge, North Islesboro, Mrs. William Collins, Islesboro and Miss Edma Pendleton of New York City.  (Orlando Sanborn Scrapbook, newspaper clipping).

Perkins, Barbara L., ROCKLAND — Barbara L. Perkins, 88, died peacefully at her home in Rockland, Oct. 31, 2012, after an extended illness.  Born in Rockland, Aug. 13, 1924, she was the daughter of S. Eugene and Susie M. Flye Lamb. She was a 1942 honors graduate of Rockland High School. She attended Rhode Island School of Nursing and the Ballard Business School.  In 1945 she married Pete Perkins. They had three children within the next five years and then moved their young family to Connecticut. They subsequently had six more children.  Barbara worked in the health care field her entire adult life. Even when her children were still school age, she worked part time, always making time to still have quality time with her large family. Her kids remember her doing crafts with them, teaching them about civic responsibility and giving to those less fortunate. She chaperoned their school field trips, canned fresh fruits and vegetables, baked homemade breads and cookies. The cookie jar was always full and her kids’ friends used to love to come over and play so they could have homemade goodies.  In 1969 the family moved to North Brookfield, Mass., where Barbara and her husband bought a go-kart track which they ran until the mid-1970s.  Barbara returned to Rockland in 1976 and began work at Knox Center. She worked there until 2005, most of that time in the Alzheimer’s unit.  Barbara was always involved in civic activities and organizations, from the time she was just a child. She used to talk about ‘having to’ sell poppies in downtown Rockland for Memorial Day, in order to raise money for the American Legion. For several years she worked in various capacities with the Rockland Historical Society, worked at the Lobster Festival at the strawberry shortcake booth, and was a director of Rockland District Nursing Association. Barbara joined the Rockland Congregational Church in 1939 and has been an active member since that time (having run the rummage sale for almost 25 years).  During a ten year period, Barbara helped organize many bus tours, one of which took the group on a 25-day cross country tour.  Barbara was predeceased by her husband, her youngest son, Chuck, her stepson, Preston Perkins, her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Adriel Fales, and two granddaughters, Susan Kohls-Bartlett and Megan Beane.  She leaves eight children, Jennifer Proctor of Waterville, Glenn Perkins Sr. of Waterbury, Conn., John Perkins Sr. of Pinson, Tenn., Carleton Perkins Sr. of Quincy, Fla., David Perkins Sr. of Washington, Susan Robinson of North Grosvenordale, Conn., Cindy Beane of Washington and Robert Perkins of Shelbyville, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Mildred Perkins of Spring Hill, Fla. and a daughter-in-law, Carolyne Perkins of Rockland. She also leaves numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, all of whom will miss her dearly.  There will be no services.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Rockland District Nursing Association, P.O. Box 1713, Rockland, ME 04841, The Megan Beane Educational Fund, c/o Cynthia Beane, 354 Old County Road, Washington, ME 04574.  To share a memory or condolence with Barbara’s family, please visit her online Book of Memories at bchfh.com. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.  (The Courier-Gazette, 11/2/12).  (Photo from obituary).

Perkins, Charles F., ROCKLAND – Charles F. “Chuck” Perkins, 48, died unexpectedly at his home Feb. 7, 2008.  He was born Sept. 2, 1959 in Waterbury, Conn., the youngest child of Preston G. and Barbara Lamb Perkins.  He attended high school in North Brookfield, Mass. through his junior year and was a 1977 graduate of Rockland District High School and the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.  For more than 25 years, he worked for the State of Maine Corrections Department, first at the Maine State Prison and later at Bolduc Correctional Facility.  He also worked part-time at the Time Out Pub in Rockland.  He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing with his family and friends.  He was loved and adored by all who knew him and will be sorely missed.  He was predeceased by his father; his oldest brother, Preston A. Perkins; and a niece, Megan Beane.  Survivors include two daughters, Brandy Perkins and her companion, Mark Eagleson, of Putnam, Conn. and Kathleen “Katie” Perkins and her companion, Bret Mank, of Rockland; his mother, Barbara Perkins, of Rockland; five brothers and four sisters, Mildred Grey of Spring Hill, Fla., Jennifer Proctor of Waterville, Glenn Perkins Sr. and his wife, Connie, of Waterbury, Conn., John Perkins Sr. and his wife, Debbie, of Pinson, Tenn., Carleton Perkins Sr. and his wife, Ludy, of Quincy, Fla., David Perkins Sr. and his wife, Carol, of Taylorsville, Miss., Susan Robinson of North Grosvenordale, Conn., Cindy Beane and her husband, John, of Freeport and Robert Perkins of Shelbyville, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Carolyne Perkins, of Rockland; several nieces and nephews; and countless friends, including his extended family from the Maine State Prison, Bolduc Correctional Facility and Time-Out Pub.  No services will be held at this time.  A memorial service will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.  Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.  (The Courier-Gazette, 2/9/08).  (Photo from obituary).

Petrie, Donald G., Donald G. Petrie, 73, of Portland, formerly of Wiscasset, died Saturday October 22, at Mercy Hospital following a long illness.  Born January 12, 1932 in Wiscasset, he was a son of Donald M. and Frances Cowley Petrie. He attended local schools and was a 1949 graduate of Wiscasset High School where he was class valedictorian. He was a 1951 graduate of Bentley College in Boston, Massachusetts.  On July 25, 1953, he married Lillian Danforth at St. Mary's Church in Augusta.  Following college, Mr. Petrie, began his accounting career with Hyde Windlass of Bath. In 1958, he accepted a position with General Cable in Tampa, Florida. He continued with the company accepting a promotion to their Virginia office in 1968. In 1976 Donald began working for Babcock and Wilcox in Virginia. In 1978 he and his wife returned home to Maine where he worked for L.L. Bean, retiring in 1996.  Mr. Petrie was a communicant of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and was a volunteer with the Susan Curtis Foundation.  His lifelong passion was sailing.  Mr. Petrie was predeceased by a brother, Robert Petrie.  Survivors include his wife of Portland; four daughters, Donna Petrie of Richmond, Va., Catherine Petrie, of Corpus Christi, Texas, Anne Marie O'Donnell and her husband Kevin of River Woods, Ill., Michelle Mahoney and her husband, James of Scarborough; two sons, Timothy Petrie and his wife Trevania of Buena Vista, Va., and John Petrie and his wife Aurelie of Springfield, Ore.; four sisters, Marilyn Jones and her husband George of Wiscasset, and Helen Shorey, all of Wiscasset, Barbara Sanborn of Brewer, and Priscilla Campbell of Wiscasset; nine grandchildren and two great-grand- children.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday October 27, at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 307 Congress Street, Portland. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Wiscasset.  Arrangements by Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 172 State Street, Portland.  In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in his memory to the American Lung Association, 122 State Street, Augusta, ME 04330.  (The Boothbay Register, 10/29/2005)

Pitcher, Lawrence, CAMDEN -- Lawrence W. Pitcher, 73, died Nov. 10, 1993, at the Veterans Hospital in Togus after a long illness.  He was the husband of Grace “Betty” (Waterman) Pitcher.  Mr. Pitcher had filled pulpits in many churches over the years.  He was also an art teacher and supervisor at all education levels, including professor of art at Union College, Lincoln, Neb., retiring in 1986.  Mr. Pitcher was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church, Camden.  He earned a bachelor of art degree in fine arts at the University of Nebraska, a master of art education degree at Florida State University, and a bachelor of arts degree in religion from Southern Missionary College, Collegedale, Tenn.  Born April 9, 1920, in Camden, ‘he was a son of Philemon and Addie (Keller) Pitcher.  He graduateded from Camden High School in 1939.  He was an Army veteran of World War II.  Surviving are his wife of Camden; three sons, Dale R. of Lincoln, Neb., Donald C. of Anchorage, Alaska, and David L. of Houston, Texas; a sister, Evelyn Richards of Camden; a half-brother, Robert Wade of West Rockport; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  A funeral service was held Friday at Seventh Day Adventist Church, Camden, with the Rev. Preston Wallace officiating.  Burial was in Mt. View Cemetery, Camden. Arrangements were by Carpenter Funeral Home, Rockland.  (The Courier-Gazette, Rockland, Maine).

Place, Flora (Kalloch Peavey), 91, wife of Max E. Place. died Feb. 11, 2002, at a Dover-Foxcroft) nursing home.  She was born May 9, 1910 in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of Edith (Pitzherbert) and Rodney Kalloch.  Flora graduated from Ft. Fairfield High School in 1930, and in 1933 she completed a course in home nursing (now L.P.N.) in Bangor. In 1932. she married Freeland W. Peavey of Bangor, who predeceased her in 1973.  They moved to Shelton, Conn. in later years operating PV Electric, a paint store and other enterprises. After retiring from business in 1980, she moved to North Kingstown, RI. In 1989, she married Max F. Place and moved to Milo [Maine].  Mrs. Place was active in many social groups, including genealogy, philatelic society, creative writing, and poetry. She was a member of the senior citizens associations in Shelton, Conn. and Kingstown, RI; Garden Club, Key Club. Aldworth Chapter #39 OES, and attended the United Baptist Church of Milo for many years. For several years she wrote a column entitled “As I Gather it” for a local paper in Derby, Conn. She was a published poetess and her book of poems, “As I Gather It” was published in Cambridge, England in 1989. In 1987, she received the Silver Poets Award and in 1988, the Golden Poets Award from World of Poetry, Her poems were also published in New American Anthropology and other publications. Her name was recorded in the Senior Hall of Fame in Everett, Wa., at the same time as Guy, Edmund Muskie and Sen. Edward Kennedy and others.  She is survived by her husband. Max of Milo: a daughter, Madeline T. Deamico Wing and her husband.  Dr. Walter F. Wing of North Kingstown, RI: a son, Richard A. Peavey and his wife Janet of Garland, Texas; four granddaughters, Maria A. King.  Angela M. Kutlick, Theresa A. and her husband, Bruce Johnson, Ahnna E. Peavey: a great-granddaughter: a great-grandson, Seth Raymond Johnson; two nieces, Dorothy V. Scott, Eleanor S. Braunmuller; many great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Place was predeceased by a son, Rodney Peavey in 1974: three sisters, Alta Scott, Thelma V. Bennett, Cleo Johnson, and a nephew, Robert Scott.  A memorial service will be held at a later date, Spring burial will be in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to North Kingstown Senior Citizens Center, Beechwood House.  (Flora's photo page).

Plummer, Burton Franklin 'Burt', 77, a resident of Dennis [Mass.], died March 28 [2002] in Jensen Beach, Fla., after a long illness. He was the husband of Marjorie F Plummer for 55 years. Active in volunteer work and as a little league coach, Mr. Plummer was born in Braintree and attended Braintree High School and Naval Pilot School in chapel Hill, N.C. He lived in Dennis for 30 years and in Duxbury for 15 years. A Navy veteran of World War II and Korea, Mr. Plummer was a retired owner of a registry and title service owner. Besides his wife, survivors include three sons Greg, Reed and Brian; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Burial will be announced. A memorial plaque will be placed in his honor at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 270 Communication Way, Hyannis. MA 02601.

Plummer, Norman E., BRAINTREE [MA], Nov. 29  -- Memorial services for Norman E. Plummer, 39 of Minneapolis, Minn., formerly of Braintree, will be held Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock in the First Congregational church, Elm Street, Braintree.  Funeral services for Mr. Plummer, who died Friday [11/24/1949] in the Ft. Snelling Veterans' hospital, Minneapolis. after a long illness, were held yesterday in that city.  Burial was in Ft. Snelling Millitary cemetery.  Born in Allston, the son of Mrs. Edna C. Berry and the late Waldo E. Plummer.  Mr. Plummer lived in Braintree most of his life.  He was a veteran of overseas service with the Navy during the past war and upon his discharge four years ago moved to Minneapolis as an employee of the Eastman Kodak company.  He was a graduate of Braintree High school, class of 1938.  Besides his mother he leaves wife, Mrs. Elaine Plummer; a daughter, Jean Susan, one; a sister, Mrs. Marjorie Kelley of Weymouth and two brothers, Burton F. Plummer of Weymouth and Donald L. Plummer of Braintree.

Prince, Agnes R., CAMDEN [ME] -- Mrs. Agnes R. Prince, 88, died at a Brunswick hospital Friday after a long illness.  She was the widow of Edwin Prince.  She was born at Northport, April 23, 1887, the daughter of Joseph and Rose Keller Heald, and was a lifelong resident of Camden.  For many years she was a member of the Chestnut Street Baptist Church.  She was past matron of Seaside Chapter, OES; a member of Maiden Cliff Rebekah Lodge, and a former member of Harbor Chorus of Camden.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Walter J. Baker of Falmouth; a brother, Benton Heald of Lincolnville Beach; a sister, Mrs. Henrietta M. Knowlton of Camden; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Chestnut Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Walden officiating.  Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery.


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