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Muriel Scott Powers (1942-2018)

Muriel Scott Powers,76, of Industry died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born on March 12, 1942, the daughter of William J. and Lela B. Scott. Muriel graduated from Farmington High School in 1960. 

Muriel is predeceased by her parents; brothers Myrle Scott and Lawrence Scott; sisters Glenna MacMartin, Mona Breton, and Alice Ireland. She is survived by her daughter Carol Mierzwik of Colorado; son R. Scott Powers of Industry, Maine; brothers Francis Scott of Kents Hill, Maine and Norman Scott of Greene, Maine; and sister Lynda McGuire of Waterville, Maine; grandchildren Matthew Ryan and Olivia Powers of Maine; great grandchildren Allanna Ryan of South Carolina, Fallyn Ryan of Maine, and Hunter Ryan of Maine.

Upon her request there will be no visiting hours or funeral service. Arrangements under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com .

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Patricia M. (Stewart) Davidson (1929-2018)

Patricia M. (Stewart) Davidson Farmington passed away on April 13, 2018 at the Pierce House in Farmington where she had been a resident. She was born in Halstead, Essex, England on Sept. 26, 1929 to Peter and Eva (Hull) Stewart. She was educated in the basic English school system in effect then, followed by advanced secretarial courses at St. Peter's Business College in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. On Nov. 8, 1952 in Needham Market, Suffolk, England she married Lloyd W. Davidson of Kingfield, Maine was then serving in the United States Air Force in the United Kingdom. She arrived in America in April 1954, subsequently working in secretarial and administrative assistant positions, first at Maine Dowel Corporation in Farminton, then Amos Abbott Woolen Mill in Dexter, Forster Manufacturing Company in Wilton, and finally at the University of Maine at Farmington from which she retired in 1997 following 27 challenging and happy years.

She is survived by a sister Heather Stewart of Salem, Oregon; nephews and nieces residing in California, Oregon, Vermont, and Virginia; and cousins in England. She was predeceased by her husband Lloyd, who died on Feb. 2, 2007; her parents; and sister Rosalie Stewart Lawrence.

At Pat's request there will be no services. Arrangements are under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services108 Court St., Farmington. If desired donations in Pat's memory may be made to the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, Maine 04938. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com 

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Kyle James Walton (1945-2018)

Kyle James Walton, 73, of Industry passed away on April 6, 2018 at his home. He was born March 3, 1945 in Brockton, MA the son of Percy and Pheobe (Mitchell) Walton. Kyle loved bowling and helping new people learn how to bowl. He also enjoyed gardening in the summer, playing cribbage, and fishing with is son. He was active in his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Kyle was a long time trucker of the road retiring in November 2003 due to illness.

Kyle is survived by his wife B. Cathy Walton ("I love and miss you my Teddy Bear"); son Sheldon J. Walton of Auburn; and two granddaughters. He was predeceased by his daughter Sheila; and stepson Randy.

A graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com

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LeeAnn Tinker (1952-2018)

LeeAnn Tinker was known to many in the Farmington and surrounding area as she was a talented keyboardist in church music ministry at both St. Joseph’s Parish in Farmington and St. Sebastian in Madison. Since 1979, LeeAnn was a private music instructor in multiple instruments, including piano, keyboard, and guitar. She also played over the years at many local community events. LeeAnn had personally created and produced a CD, “Music in Praise of God.”

LeeAnn was born on July 27, 1952 and was the only child of Anne Mantey Tinker and Glenwood Tinker. She grew up in a home full of music. In her early years, LeeAnn performed musically with her parents, both also talented musicians.

LeeAnn was a graduate of Carrabec High School.  LeeAnn earned a double BA (Music and History) and also a Master of Music Degree from the University of Maine. She was a member of the national honor society of Phi Kappa Phi and a charter member of the Zeta Sigma chapter of the National Music Honor Society of Pi Kappa Lambda.

LeeAnn was an avid sports follower of the University Maine athletics and the Boston Red Sox. She listened to all their games on radio, just as she had done when she was growing up. LeeAnn also loved making rosaries and gave them to those without or in need of them.

LeeAnn died peacefully after being hospitalized for a few days at Maine Medical Center. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors and other staff of MMC’s Special Care Unit 3 where Lee Ann spent her final days.

LeeAnn is survived by several cousins and two maternal aunts in Michigan, Rose and Dorothy Mantey. Her parents predeceased her. She also leaves many friends from music ministry at both St. Joseph’s in Farmington and St. Sebastian in Madison who cared deeply for her.

Those who may wish to offer a gift in LeeAnn’s memory may contribute to music ministry at either St. Joseph’s Parish (133 Middle Street, Farmington, ME) or St. Sebastian in Madison (c/o Christ the King, 273 Water St, Skowhegan, ME 04976). LeeAnn’s funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Parish in Farmington, ME on Monday, April 16th, 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 133 Middle Street, Farmington, ME. Arrangements under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com

 

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Lloyd I. (Buddy) Lake (1929-2018)

Lloyd I. (Buddy) Lake, 88, of Wilton passed away on March 31st at his home. He was born on July 20th,1929 to Lillian (Paul) Lake and Leon Lake.   He graduated from Farmington High School and then served in the air force during the Korean conflict. On June 25th, 1955, he married George Ann Moore. Together, they raised three children. Cheryl Slivinski, Douglas Lake and Randall Lake.   Buddy worked for years as a supervisor at Norwock shoe in Jay, and then at Bass Shoe in Wilton, before retiring in 1989.  

Many thanks to the wonderful people at Androscoggin Home Health & Hospice for their compassionate care.

Survivors include his wife, his three children, a son-in-law, eight grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.   He was predeceased by his parents, three sisters and a brother.   Honoring his request, there will be a graveside burial for immediate family only, at a later date. Arrangements under the care of Adams-McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com  

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