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Bangor, ME 04401
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G. K. Chesterton wrote, "Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die." The men and women who served in the armed forces, whether during a time of war, or one of peace, are living examples of that contradiction. Each should be honored and remembered, so that our gratitude never fades.

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Ralph David Libby

September 04, 1955 - - April 12, 2017

Bangor – Ralph D. Libby, 61, died peacefully, April 12, 2017 at the Maine Veterans Hospital, Augusta. He was born September 4, 1955, in Westbrook, the son of Lloyd A. and Elvie S. (Garman) Libby. Ralph was a graduate of Bonney Eagle High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, he continued his education at Universit ...

SMSgt Richard Hopkins

October 17, 1925 - - April 08, 2017

Peabody, MA & Bangor SMSgt Richard “Hoppy” Hopkins, 10-17-1925 “You figure my age” as Hoppy would say, beloved husband of Hazel (Irving) Hopkins, died peacefully at his home on Saturday April 8, 2017, while in the comforting presence of his family. Born in Bangor, ME, he was the son of the late Carleton L. and Marie (Jordan) Hopkins. He grew up in Bangor and gradua ...

Leland White, M.D.

October 12, 1924 - - April 07, 2017

Hampden - Leland M. White, M.D., 92, went to be with his heavenly father on April 7, 2017 at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He was born in Bangor, Maine on October 12, 1924 to Henry White and Grace White. He is predeceased by his parents and sister, Alice “Bonnie” Jensen. He was married to Carol L. White, R.N. for 65 years and they had four daughters, Brenna, Vicki, Dietra, ...

William Reese

March 21, 1938 - - April 02, 2017

Veazie - William Kennard Reese, 79, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on April 2, 2017. He was born March 21, 1938, to Kennard and Elena Lorraine Reese in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Bill graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1956 and joined the United States Air Force. He was stationed at Dow Air Force Base in Bangor when he met his wife, Mary Oakes. Mar ...

Joseph Lounsbury Sr

January 19, 1929 - - March 31, 2017

Brooksville, FL, and Hampden - Joseph E. Lounsbury, Sr., 88, died on March 31, 2017, after a brief illness at a hospital in Brooksville near his Florida home. He was born on January 19, 1929 in Orono, the son of Cecilia and Enoch Lounsbury. Joe became a Seaman Recruit with the US Naval Reserve in July of 1947 and was discharged on February 5, 1951. Three days later he was ind ...

Robert Crozier Woodward

May 26, 1924 - - March 29, 2017

BANGOR - Robert Crozier Woodward, 92, died March 29, 2017 at a Bangor health care facility following a long period of failing health. He was born May 26, 1924 in Lancaster, N.H., the son of Edson Freeman Woodward and Elizabeth (Crozier) Woodward. In 1962, Woodward became only the seventh director of the Bangor Public Library, which was established in 1883. During the next 28 ye ...

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