The UMF Community remembers these alumni and friends who have passed since January 1, 2018. Obituaries are listed in chronological order by class year. If you know of the passing of other alumni and friends, please share the obituaries with UMF’s Ferro Alumni Center at umfalumni@maine.edu.


Alumni

Ruth Berry MacLean ’40 in Colebrook, N.H., on July 15, 2018

Harriet Hodges Robbins ‘41 in Morrisville, VT on August 8, 2018

Miriam Buck Chaffee ’42 in St. Clair, Mich., on June 2, 2018

Virginia Curtis Cole ’42 in South Paris on March 6, 2018

Patricia Leland Mereen ’47 in Norwich, Conn., on March 25, 2018

Marjorie Durost Gammon ’49 in Peru on April 24, 2018

Ruth Gibbs Goforth ’49 in Scarborough on March 14, 2018

Grace Downey Poulin ’49 in Ellsworth on January 16, 2018

Hilda Carver Swan ’49 in Brewer on March 15, 2018

Dorothy Small Collins ’51 in Rockland on June 19, 2018

Richard Bartlett ’52 in Brunswick on January 24, 2018

Thomas Kannally ’53 in New Portland on April 7, 2018

Douglas Doyon ‘54 in Dexter on September 13, 2018

Evelyn Murphy Ferrari ’54 in Farmington on January 22, 2018

Blaine Atwood ’55 in Hampden on April 18, 2018

Rita Gagnon Lee Fuller ’58 in Voorhees, N.J., on January 15, 2018

Reta Kinney Herrick ’60 in Lewiston on January 6, 2018

Peter Jannace ’61 in Brockton, MA on May 29, 2018

Richard Walker ’62 in Wareham, Mass., on January 28, 2018

Sterling Hinkley ’63 in Turner on June 12, 2018

Wanda Callahan ’64 in Rockport on January 5, 2018

Doris LaPointe Brillant ’67 in Brunswick on June 22, 2018

Mary Kathleen Knight ‘69 in Farmington on August 30, 2018

Doreen Dugal Emerson ’70 in Bangor on April 28, 2018

Roger Lister ’72 in Lebanon on May 16, 2018

Thomas W. Riker ’73 in Augusta on February 26, 2018

Brian Dodge ’74 in Bar Harbor on March 19, 2018

William Hollingsworth ’74 in Belgrade Lakes on January 22, 2018

Laurie McCorrison Bushey ’75 in Augusta on July 27, 2018

Mark FitzGerald ‘76 in Oakland on September 6, 2018

Maria Amero ’77 in Scarborough on April 14, 2018

James Duncklee ’80 in Hallowell on April 14, 2018

Nancy Hartlen 81 in Freeport on April 16, 2018

Barbara Lewis Jewett ‘88 in Fayette on September 2, 2018

Ronald Callahan ’91 in Gardiner on April 23, 2018

Duaine Adkins Jr. ’92 in Dixmont on April 6, 2018

Muriel Fish ‘92 in Smithfield on September 6, 2018

Alan Gerace ’96 in Lewiston on February 25, 2018

Taylor Steeves ’10 in Standish on July 22, 2018

Brewster Taber Hammond ’10 in Pieta, Malta, on April 15, 2018

Joyce Elliott M.S.Ed.’11 in Lewiston on February 4, 2018


Faculty and Staff

Thomas Eastler, Professor Emeritus of Natural Sciences, in Farmington on August 30, 2018

J. Anthony McLaughlin, Former Director of Admissions, in Wilton on August 18, 2018

James D. Toner, Director of the Fitness and Recreation Center, in New Vineyard, on July 16, 2018

Joanne Southworth, Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education, in Boston, Mass., on April 19, 2018

Patricia Davidson, Former Assistant to the Vice President for Administration, in Farmington, on April 13, 2018

Nick Scott, Professor Emeritus of Theater, in East Vassalboro, on March 23, 2018