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CARLSEN, JAMES KIMBALL, Andover, MA, Jun. 30, 2015
James Kimball Carlsen, 19 of Andover, MA died Jun 30, 2015 in Lawrence general Hospital. James was born in Beverly MA, Nov 19, 1995 and attended Ipswich school during his early ears. He moved to Andover and graduated from the West Middle School and Andover High School. James loved to swim and was an excellent archer, scuba diver and guitarist. He planned to attend college in the fall. He was interested in becoming a marine biologist. James was a kind and sweet young man. He was consistently pleasant and polite and will be missed.
James is survived by his mother Katherine (Wanzer) Carlsen, a sister Jenny Carlsen Shuam and her husband David; niece Kaiva Shuman and Nephew Mikhail Shuman all of Ipswich; aunts and uncles Tom and Linda Carlsen of Plattsburg, NY, John and Suzanna Carlsen of Pottsville PA, Steven and Lana Wanzer of Columbus, OH, and aunts Margie Wanzer of Columbus GA, and Susan Wanzer of Ipswich, MA.
WILLS, ANISSA L. (KIMBALL), Laconia, NH, Apr. 1, 2015
Anissa Lea (Kimball) Wills, 37 yrs of Laconia, NH., passed away Apr 1, 2015 at Concord Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Manchester, NH. on Mar 11, 1978, the daughter of John Kimball and Brenda L. (Smith) Silvestri.
Anissa never met a stranger, she was very outgoing and made friends easily. She enjoyed baking and spending time with her family, especially when they had special events happening. Most of all, she loved her three daughters and spending time with them.
Anissa was survived by her husband Guy Wills of Laconia; daughters; Melina L. (Lafrenier) Littlejohn, of Clarksville, Tenn., Savannah L. Lafrenier of Clarksville Tenn. and Alexis A. Six of Laconia; her father John P. Kimball and Mom Frances Lynne of Allentown; her mother Brenda L. (Smith) Silvestri; her five siblings Christine Walker, Chad Kimball, Peter Desrosiers, Scott Hamel and Chasya Silvestri; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
KIMBALL, VIRGINIA (STANBROOK), Manchester, NH, Feb. 3, 2015
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SKELTON, JOHN K., Scarborough, ME, Jun. 7, 2014
John Kimball Skelton born in Lewiston, ME, 96, passed away at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough on June 7th, 2014. He was a member of the Greatest Generation.
John was born Apr. 26, 1914, in Lewiston, son of William L. and Madelyn (Kimball) Skelton. He graduated from Morse High School in Bath in 1933, and Bates College, BS Cum Laude, in 1938, and Bentley College in 1941.
Upon the attack at Pearl Harbor, John enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as master sergeant in the 66th quartermaster Base Depot from 1941 to 1945.
John loved the outdoors. He was an avid birder and took many wonderful trips with his wife and two daughters in pursuit of this avocation. He was also a longtime hiker and was the 99th person to climb all the 4000 foot peaks in the White Mountains and then he went back and climbed them on snowshoes!
He is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Janice and Lewis Whitaker of Falmouth, and Martha and Allen Borsh of Kinderhook, NY; a brother David B. Skelton of York, ME; five grandchildren and their spouses, Cheryl and Mark Downing, Pamela and Russ Harland, Chris and Melissa Taylor, and nine great-grandchildren, all of whom loved him dearly.
John is at rest with his wife in their plot at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bath, ME.
KIMBALL, BEATRICE (READY), Franklin, NH, Feb. 24, 2014
Beatrice R. Kimball 90 of Franklin. NH died Monday 24 Feb 2014 at Concord Hospital after a period of declining health.
She was born April 7, 1923, in Manchester to Patrick and Caroline MacLeod Ready. She had two brothers, John and William, and a sister Gloria.
After graduation from Manchester Central High School, and Manchester Business School, Bea moved to Washington, DC for a job with the Department of Navy. Following WW II she returned to New Hampshire and worked for the Veterans Administration where she met her future husband, Douglas Kimball, and was married 1 July 1950, and moved to Franklin where they eventually bought their much loved home and lived there for more than 50 years.
Bea was preceded in death by her husband Douglas, her parents, brothers and grandson Ian Burns.
She was survived by her daughters: Lynne Kimball Burns and her husband William of Franklin and Deborah Kimball and her husband Eugene Shear of Concord, a granddaughter Sarah Burns and husband Chris Brown, two great-grandchildren Aislyn and Liam Brown of New Durham, NH and her sister Gloria Rase of Florida.
KIMBALL, SHIRLEY JOANNE - Jul 14, 1936-0ct 31, 2013
Danville, NH -Shirley Joanne Kimball, 77, died October 31, 2013, surrounded by her friends and family, at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH. She was born in Exeter, NH on July 14, 1936, daughter of Marjorie (Sargent) and Carroll M. Kimball.
Ms Kimball was a lifelong resident of Danville, NH and was employed for many yeas as a L.N.A. at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood and also the Danville Gazette. She was a member and Past President of Hawke Historical Society, as well as a member of the Kimball Family Association, Friends of the Colby Memorial Library, The Old Meeting House Organization, and The Lamprey River Watershed Association and volunteered with the Danville Town Forestry Committee. She loved the outdoors, in particular, camping, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and traveling. She also enjoyed crocheting and was an avid fan of the Boston Celtics. She is survived by many cousins and close friends.
Shirley was at our Sept 21st 2013 Reunion in Haverhill, MA. She will be missed by all the Kimball Family.
KIMBALL, AMOGENE T, Brockton, MA, Sep. 24, 2013
Amogene T. Kimball, born Aug 25, 1921, in Brockton, MA. She died on Sept 24 2013, in her home in Epping, NH, following a period of declining health. A graveside service with military honors was held April 30, 2013. Burial was at Prospect Cemetery Epping, NH.
Amogene attended Nottingham Elementary School, Newmarket High School, Cooley Dickingson Nursing School, and Syracuse University Public Health Nursing School, and completed the course of studies offered at each.
In 1931 Amogene, her parents, and her brother and sister moved to Nottingham. In 1944 to 1946, Amogene was nurse in the US Army Nurse Corps assigned to Foster General Hospital in Jackson, MS. where as 1st Lt. Amogene Travis was the in-charge nurse for the rheumatic fever ward. She maintained an excellent efficiency rating during her entire tour of duty while supervising her staff of two nurses, five medics and three WACS.
After discharge she served Exeter hospital, sometimes as a general duty nurse, and sometimes as the operating room nurse. As a public health nurse she cared for clients in Epping, Exeter, Nottingham, and North Hampton, NH and for a time was employed by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in their Port Jervis, N office as their public health nurse.
After marrying Robert Kimball of Kensington and helping purchase the Frank Simonds property on Hedding Road, she became active in Epping town affairs. Her efforts were commemorated in the 2003 Town Report. She served as historic district commissioner and library trustee, and to an active part in many, many other community affairs, as well as helped organize numerous Red Cross blood drives.
She often walking to a Rum Brook Farm with a pocket full of carrots for their Morgan horses. She loved animals and considered her own cats and dogs, members of her family.
She was survived by her husband of 65 plus years, Robert g. Kimball of Epping, her daughter Regina Anne (Mrs. Christian Bonnafoux) of LaPrette-sur-Seine, France; her daughter Rebecca Marie (Mrs Robert Hommon) of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; her grandson Nicolas Bonnafoux of San Diago, CA and several nieces and Nephews.
A graveside service with military honors was held April 30, 2013. Burial was at Prospect Cemetery Epping, NH.
KIMBALL, GUY H., Hillsboro, NH, Sep. 15, 2013
Guy H Kimball, 101 yrs, of Hillsboro House Nursing Home, Hillsboro, NH. passed away Sept 15, 2013
Born Aug. 18 1912 in Manchester to the late Rufus and Ruth (Kingston) Kimball, he was also predeceased by his wife Eleanor A. (Montgomery) Kimball, who died in 1993; also two daughter Shirley Mae Noyes and Ruth A. Kimball. Guy grew up in the Hopkinton area before moving to New London, where he was employed for 22 years at Crockett’s Dairy and also for several years in the poultry business in New London before moving to Monroe working for North Country Farm’s, then retiring to Hillsboro House.
He was survived by his two sons, Guy W. and his wife Kathy Kimball of Antrim, Robert N. Kimball, of Monroe; one daughter, Mary E. Kimball of Rhode Island; five grandchildren, several great-grandchildren.
Burial was at Contoocook Village Cemetery Contoocook. NH.
KIMBALL, LAURETTE (BERGEVIN), Allentown, NH, Aug. 14, 2013
Laurette (Bergevin) Kimball, 82, a lifelong resident of Allenstown, NH, passed away Aug 14, 2013, at CRVNA Hospice House after a lengthy illness.
She was born, March 25, 1931. She was the daughter of Antonio and Alice (Rivard) Bergevin. She attended Pembroke Academy and spent 25 years working for Sprague Electric in Concord.
Laurette was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church and a member of the Ladies of St.Anne and the St.Therese Rosebush Society. She was also a member of the Suncook Valley VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Although she enjoyed time with family and friends, what she loved most was the time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed baking, especially fudge and cookies.
Laurette was survived by her husband of 62 years. Earl Kimball of Allenstown; a daughter, Gail Gamelin and her husband Richard of Allenstown; two grandchildren, Brian Gamelin and his wife Kristine, and Jamie Lambert and her husband Eric; four great-grandchildren, Laura and Bradley Gamelin and Carter and Kael Lambert; siblings Madeleine Clement of Allenstown, and Lucien Bergevin and his wife Natalie of Lguna Woods, Calif.; and many loving nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters, Gerard Bergevin, Lena Courtemanche, Maurice Bergevin, Germaine Girard, Lucille Lapierre, Donald Bergevin, Lillian Boisvert, and Lorraine Stewart.
Burial was in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Allenstown, NH.
KIMBALL, GRACE E. - 1922 - 2013
Natick, MA - Grace Estella Kimball, age 91 of Natick, formerly a longtime resident of Framingham and Albany, NY, died, Monday February 25, 2013 at the Mary Ann Morse Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Natick. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Brown Kimball and Estella May (Tracy) Kimball. She was a graduate of Framingham High School class of 1939 and Burdett College in Boston class of 1941. She worked for Burdett College and later for Carol Bianchi & Co., in Framingham. In April 1943 she enlisted in the U.S. Navy WAVES and served 31 months in Naval Communications in Washington, D.C. At the end of WWII she enrolled in Framingham State College, under the GI Bill, and graduated with the class of 1949. She then went on to earn her Master's degree from Cornell University in 1955. Ms. Kimball worked for the State Education Dept. in Albany, NY for twenty years as a State School Lunch Supervisor before her retirement in 1977.
She was a long time and active member of Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in Framingham and also served as Church Historian. She was an active member of the Framingham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, serving as Recording Secretary and Historian/ Librarian; Charter member of the Framingham Assembly Order of the Rainbow for Girls, No. 47; Charter member of WIMSA (Women in Military Service for America); Historian/ Archivist Kimball Family Association; member of Middlesex Chapter of MA Society of Genealogists, Inc.; and a member of the Callahan Senior Center in Framingham.
Ms Kimball is survived by her sister-in-law Barbara Kimball of Hopkinton; 3 nephews, Wayne of Hopkinton, Clifford and his wife, Barbara of W. Boylston, Kenneth and his wife Donna, ofN. Little Rock, AR; 2 nieces Kathy Galt and her husband, John of PS. Portland, ME, Paula Kimball and Lynne Kimball-Davis both of FL, She is also survived by her 6 great nieces, 2 great nephews and 7 great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. She was the sister of the late Lewis W. and Everett C. Kimball.
Burial is in the family lot at South Cemetery, Bolton Rd., Bolton, MA.
COFFIN, BETTY JANE, Keene, NH, Aug. 7, 2012
Betty Jane Coffin, 79, of 60 Green Acres Road died Aug. 7, 2012 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after a brief illness.
She was born in Keene on Nov. 27, 1932, daughter of Sentinel employee John E. Coffin Jr. (who co-owned the
paper from 1945 to 1954) and Marion L. Kimball Coffin.
Janie is survived by her brother, John E. Coffin III of Medfield MA, her nephews Eric Coffyn of Silver City NM and David Coffin of Milton NH, and her niece Cindy Coffin of Shutesbury MA.
Jane was a long time member of Kimball Family Association and was the Correspondence Secretary for several years.
More information is on Dignity Memorial Web site.
KIMBALL, JUDITH, Kittery, ME, Jul. 25, 2012
The KFA is saddened to bring our friends the news that our genealogist, Judy Kimball, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, at 83 years old.
OBITUARY KITTERY, Maine — Judith Ann (Averill) Kimball died suddenly Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Portsmouth. She was born March 24, 1928, in Portland, Ore. She worked as the librarian at Rice Public Library and then as a library consultant for the New Hampshire library system for 30 years.
She is survived by daughter Shealagh Kimball Gray and her husband Robert Gray; daughter Monique E. Kimball; and son Beric E. Kimball and his wife Serra Nicole, their sons Christopher and John, their daughter Danielle, and her son Sean and daughter Teara. She was predeceased by her parents, Alonzo Page Averill and Anna Rachel (Trask) Averill; her husband, Lt. Col. George Henry Kimball Jr.; and her brother, John Page Averill.
SERVICES: Friends may visit with Judith's family on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the JS Pelkey Funeral Home, 125 Old Post Road, Kittery, where a memorial program will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Donations may be made in her memory to the Judith Kimball Scholarship Fund of the Kimball Family Association, P.O. Box 453, West Kennebunk, ME 04094, or M. Elizabeth Hoyt Educational Fund, Ranger Chapter DAR, 197 Dennett St., Portsmouth, NH 03801.
HARDY, JEFFERY M., Manchester, NH, Jul. 12, 2012
Jeffery M. Hardy 56, died unexpectedly on July 12, 2012.
He was born in Manchester on Sept 16, 1955, the son of Bruce Hardy and Catherine (Kimball) Hardy McGinnin. He graduated in 1973 from Manchester West High School. Jeff earned a master’s degree in chemistry from Saint Anselm College. He retired from Hadco/Sanmina in 1997. Jeff was a member in good standing with the Masonic Temple. His family was very important and he enjoyed family gatherings and his cats.
He is survived by four siblings, Debby Roy and her husband, Phillip, Wendy Rousseau and her husband, Roger, Timothy McGinnin and Kelly Karoutsos, all of Manchester, NH; 12 nieces and nephews, Phil Jr., David, Terry, Jeff, Melissa, JessiCa, Tim Jr. Sean, Hayley, Mandy, Nick and George; several grandnieces and nephews; several aunts and uncles and cousins; and his dear friend Cassandra Eastman and her children, Ariana and Zeb. He was preceded in death by his parents.
KIMBALL, EMORY, Savannah, GA, Jul. 6, 2012
Emory Howard Kimball, 94, died on July 6, 2012 at Savannah Memorial Hospital, GA after a fall in his home on Hilton Head Island, SC. He was predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Charlotte Jean Stoneberg Kimball and a brother Vernon Wertley Kimball. He was born August 24, 1917 in Portland, ME the son of George Fred Kimball and Pauline Fisher Murch. After graduation from the University of New Hampshire, he was employed as a chemical engineer by the Monsanto Company and worked at facilities in St. Louis, Louisiana, and Delaware. Upon commissioning in the US Army, he participated in Allied operations in Italy and retired from the US Army Reserves as a Lieutenant Colonel.
He is survived by his son Bruce Howard Kimball (Marietta) of Hilton Head Island, daughters Susan Jean Kimball Anderson (Holt) of Durham, NC, and Martha Kylen Kimball Johnson of San Jose, CA. and grandchildren Braden Peter Kimball (Maresa), Eric Bruce Kimball, William Holt Anderson III, John Kimball Anderson, Jenny Kylen Johnson, and James Edward Johnson III.
He will be inurned with his wife at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
KIMBALL, GLORIA R., Nashua, NH, Jun 21, 2012
Gloria R. Kimball, 78, of Nashua, NH died at her home early Thursday morning Jun 21, 2012.
Gloria was born Mar 4, 193 in Bangor, ME daughter of the late David Mitchell and Edwin and Mary (Smith) Kent. Gloria was predeceased by a brother Joseph Kent and two sisters, Teresa Smaha and Joyce Rhoades.
Gloria loved gardening, her yard was simply picturesque. Also, giving her great pleasure was her two cats. She was very artistic and had a flair for painting and sewing. She shared her skills and love of baking and cooking with those that were fortunate enough to know her. Most of all she loved life and will be missed by all those that she touched.
Besides her loving husband, Gloria is survived by a son, Scott Kimball and his wife Karen of Milford, NH; a daughter Cheryl LaLancette and her husband Robert of Mason, NH; a brother Herbert Mitchell oh Hampden, ME; three grandchildren, Brooke Kimball of Deland IL and Aimee and Josh LaLancette both of Mason, NH; several nieces, nephews and many dear friends
Burial was at St. Louis Cemetery, of Nashua, NH
KIMBALL, DAVID LAWRENCE, Standish ME, Apr. 25, 2012
David Lawrence Kimball, 68 passed away unexpectedly in Westbrook, ME on April 25 2012. He was born in Sanford, ME on Oct 30, 1943, the son of the late Joseph and Nellie (Johnson) Kimball. After attending S.D. Hanson High School in Buxton, David went on to work various jobs over the years. He was an avid collector of wolf and Native American memorabilia.
David was predeceased by his parents, Joseph Kimball and Nellie Chevalier; and siblings, Reggie, Steven and Joey Kimball. David is survived by his sons, Shawn Kimball of Arundel, and David Lawrence Kimball II of Limington, daughters, Shelley Perron of Arundel, Crystal Burnham of Buxton, Charchelle Lestage of Buxton, and Erica Kimball of Limington; sister, Cheryl Woodman of Lebanon, and Lois Waterhouse of Buxton; stepfather, Arthur Chevalier; step brother, Bobby Chevalier; uncle and aunt, Earlon and Elaine Johnson of Rochester, NH; cousin Kenney Johnson; eight grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
David is buried next to his mother at South Buxton (Tory Hill) Cemetery.
KIMBALL, ELLIOT, Springfield, MA Jan. 31 2012
Elliot B. Kimball 1921 - 2012 SPRINGFIELD - Elliot B. Kimball, 90, of Springfield died Tuesday morning, January 31, 2012, surrounded by his family at his home. Elliot, was born on May 11, 1921 in Greenwich, MA a town which was flooded to make may way for the Quabbin Reservoir. He was the son of the late Carlton and Minnie (Sauter) Kimball and was raised in Springfield and attended Springfield Public Schools. There is more on his obituary at MassLive.com.
KIMBALL, BARBARA MARIE, Mar 21, 1932-Dec 04, 2011
Barbara Marie Kimball, 70, of Fryeburg, ME., formerly of 21 Ice House Rd., passed away on Dec. 4, 2011, at the Fryeburg Health Care Center, under the nursing home staff and Hospice of Androscoggin County, after a long illness
Barbara was born in Stow, ME. March 21, 1932, the daughter of Samuel and Ora Kimball, Barbara father passed away in April of 1941, leaving her mother to raise their two children with no means of support. She and a bother were raised in a foster home on Woodbury Hill in Auburn. She lived most of her life at the Woodbury Hill Farm. Barbara worked at the farm ding house work and some work in the fields. She loved going to the Grange at Danville Junction, and later transferred her membership to the Fryeburg Grange where she remained a member until her death.
After the Woodbury Hill Farm closed down, Barbara moved to Fryeburg to be with her mother, Ora Kimball, and Frank and Clara Estes of 21 Ice House Rd.
She was predeceased by her mother, Ora I Kimball and her father, Samuel W. Kimball. She is survived by a brother, Earl S. Kimball of South Portland; two sisters-inlaw; Ruby Hatch of Fryeburg and Nancy Kimball of South Portland; many cousins; nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held at Pine Grove Cemetery, Fryeburg, ME.
BROWN, NANCY MULLER, Jul. 20, 2011
Nancy Muller Brown passed away 20 Jul 2011. The lost of this long time member is saddening for all the Kimball Family.
KIMBALL II, JAMES E. Jul. 18, 2011
James E. Kimball II passed away 18 July 2010 in Burlington , MA . He will be sadly missed by those who attended our Reunion. "The elderly man with the smile for everyone."
KIMBALL, JEAN SABRA (CLARK), Jun. 6, 2011
Jean Sabra (Clark) Kimball, 87 of Barefoot Bay, FL, died Monday Jun 6, 2011. She was born Jan 14th, 1924, in Ogunquit ME, the daughter of Carroll H. Clark and Gladys (Leonard) Clark. Jean graduated from Wells High School and briefly attended the Rhode Island School of Design.
Jean worked as a draftsman for 14 years at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery Me. After her retirement she was a teller at the Canal Bank (now Key Bank) in Ogunquit and served as overseer of the Ogunquit Village Corporation from 1968- 1969 and was active on the Sea Committee, working to create the town of Ogunquit.
Jean was a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Maine, the Florida Mayflower Society, Stephen Hopkins Colony, and the Daughters of the American Revolution, St. Sebastian Chapter.
She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Clarence “Bud” Kimball. She is survived by two daughters, Lynne K. Adams of Ogunquit, and Julie L. Housenick, of Jonesborough, TN., three granddaughters; one grandson; one great-grandson; and one sister, Janet Perkins, of Well, ME.
KUCKER, KOREY P., May 26, 2011
Korey P. Kucker, Born-Jun 10, 1971, passed away May 26, 2011. He was survived by his wife Aimee Kucker, his mother Nancy (Chase)) Kucker and his grandparents Allison and Louise Chase. He was diagnosed with Huntington disease at age 27. He was the recipient of a Kimball Family Scholarship. He attended and graduated from New Hampshire College in 1993.
KIMBALL, ROBERT JOSEPH, Canada, Dec. 2, 2010
Robert Joseph Kimball, 83, of Dartmouth passed away on December 2, 2010 at the Halifax Infirmary. Born in Sandusky, Ohio he was the only son of Belle Holmes (Dunlop) and Perlyn Kimball. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife of 54 years, Josephine (McCarthy). Together they raised and are survived by seven (7) children:
Bob will also be sadly missed by his companion June Poole. Bob loved being a member of the Gyro Int Friendship Club and the was proud recipient of their highest honor, the Merit Award. He was also a proud member of the Austenville Owls Club. He had a life long interest in politics and spent 28 years as the Provincial Returning Officer for Dartmouth South and was Past President of the Harbour City Credit Union, where he received an award for 50 years of service. He worked for 21 years at Fairey Aviation followed by many years as a local business owner . Bob loved to travel and when he wasn't travelling, he could be found planning his next adventure.
Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 6th at Church of the Holy Spirit (Gaston Road, Dartmouth) followed immediately by a reception at the Austenville Owl's Club, 34 Oakdale Crescent, Dartmouth. A private interment will be held at St. George's Cemetery, Head of St. Margaret's Bay at a later date. Donations may be made to Church of the Holy Spirit or charity of your choice. To place a message of condolence you may visit www.mattatallfuneralhome.com. Rest in peace.
KIMBALL, ERNEST ROGER - Oct. 1, 1931 -Apr 1, 2010
Ernest Roger Kimball, 78, of Webster NY, died Apr 1, 2010, at St Ann's Home after a very long illness. He was predeceased by his wife Joan and his mother and father.
Ernest was born in Kennebunk, Maine the son of Ernest L. and Jessie (MacQuarrie) Kimball, He attended Kennebunk Schools. He was very mechanically inclinded building several motorized miniature vehicle; Indy race car, WWII Jeep replica with a big white star on the hood, and turned to earning money, by plowing gardens for home owners. He even invented using hydraulic rams to lift the earth plows on the back of a homemade tractor. He left at 17 yrs of age to go to Rochester, NY, where his oldest sister, Annie lived. He was known to people in Maine as "Roger" because his mother thought that easier than big and little Ernest.
He worked for Hallman Chevrolet Motors in Rochester. NY. While working there he won several mechanical awards. He worked for several years driving a car hauler, delivering new cars throughout the Northeast, including Kennebunk, Maine. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast; building and fixing and racing them. He won several motorcycle racing awards.
After a motorcycle accident he met a nurse named Joan in the hospital which became his wife. In 1962 with his wife Joan, he co-founded Kimball Trucking. in r Webster, NY. They owned and operator several 14 wheel dump body tucks and 8 wheel pup-trailers. The business is currently co-owned by Daughter Sharon, Son Eugene and long time Garage Manager Mark. They have expanded into another business "Kimball Earth Recycling".
He invented many things; a three wheel motorcycle, a back snow plow, (to pull snow from garage doors etc)., 8 wheel pup trailer to extend the company's load hauling capacity, before these were ever thought of by current manufactures.
He is survived by his son, Eugene Kimball; daughter Sharon (Don) Zimmerman;. Grandchildren, Herb (Janelle). Tim (Tracy), Stephanie and Sabrina Kimball, Courtney Pardy, Stacey and Shaina Zimmerman, Alyssa and Owen Kimball, Timothy Kimball; sisters, Annie K. Smith of Ithaca, Inez Kimball, Hazel Austin and Myra (Gerald) Sparkowich; sister-in law Dorothy West of OH; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews in Rochester, Maine, Ohio and Texas.
JACOBS, DONALD, Las Vegas, NV, Sep. 26, 2009
After many long years of fighting health issues such as diabetes and kidney disease and transplant, our beloved Donald S. Jacobs "Mr. Camera," 62, of Las Vegas, passed away late Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009.
Don was born July 9, 1947, in Los Angeles, to Simon Jacobs and Evelyne Garfinkle. He resided in Los Angeles and Carmel, Calif., before arriving in Las Vegas in 1968. Don attended Hamilton High School in California. Secondary education was at Santa Monica City College and then at Don Martin School of Broadcasting in Hollywood, Calif.
Don's career in the broadcasting field began at KRML radio station in Carmel. His Vegas career began when he was employed at KLAS Channel 8, CBS. He moved on to KLVX Channel 10, PBS. In 1978, he became a partner in Video Productions of Nevada, VPN. Don also published a periodic newsletter "Station Break" for the local broadcasting industry. In 1981, Don and Becky opened their own television production company; Mr. Camera, Inc.
Don was a very warm and loving man with a heart of gold. He made no distinction between family and friends. To him, everyone was his family. Bringing happiness and laughter to all he knew was his goal. He had a passion for food and never missed the opportunity to meet a friend for lunch and to "kibitz" along with the meal. Don was preceded in death by his father in March 1993; and mother in April 2001. His stepfather, Abe Fox, passed away in December 2004.
Don is survived by the love of his life, his wife, of 35 years, Rebecca "Becky" (Zajac) Jacobs. Together, they raised three incredible sons, Jeffrey, Gregory and Daniel; two precious one-year-old granddaughters, Taylor Jacobs and Abigail Jacobs; sister, Rosalie (Delous) Kinney; brother-in-law, Larry Zajac; sisters-in-law, Jean (Eddie) Davenport, Pam (Mike) Watson and Carol (Carlos) Rodriguez; nieces, Cheryl Kinney, Marcie Zajac, Carlie Watson and Monica Rodriguez; nephews, Scott Zajac, Michael Zajac, Dustin Nies, Kyle Watson, Joshua Rodriguez and Christopher Rodriguez. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Ranch for Children, in Boulder.
NOCIVELL, MARJORIE , (WHITE), Acton, MA, Oct. 27, 2008
MARJORIE L. (WHITE) NOCIVELLI, 92 of Acton, MA died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2008, at her home. She was just nine days shy of a young 92 years old. She was the beloved wife of John J. Nocivelli. She only wanted peace for the entire world that she believed was possible. She was our “tree of life” and her loved ones were all very fortunate to be embraced by her love and grace. In addition to her husband of over 47 years, she is survived by many sons and daughters; more than 27 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and her sister, Helen Nims. A funeral service was held Nov. 1, at the West Acton Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeffrey Long-Middleton officiating. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Center.
FALES, WALTER, Boston, MA, May 12 , 2009
Walter Fales of Au Gres, Michigan died May 12, 2009 at the age of 81. Waiter was born in Boston, Massachusetts July 4, 1927 to the late Alice and Oliver Fales.
Walter grew up in Boston and attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. In his last year at MIT he met and married the love of his life, Phyllis Young. on September 8, 1951. They have three sons. Raymond Paul, David Alan and Peter Kimball. Phyllis and Walter made their home in Royal Oak. Michigan. Walter started with Chrysler Institute of Engineering where he achieved a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating, he worked with Chrysler in the Engine Development Lab. Later he transferred to the Defense Division and where he performed project engineering and management on military vehicles for Chrysler and then General Dynamics. During his career he was a Professional Engineer and earned an MBA from Wayne State University. He was past president of the Oakland County chapter of the Society of Professional Engineers.
He was dedicated to the church throughout his life. As a young man, he was active in the Second Congregational Church in Dorchester, Massachusetts. In Royal Oak. the family attended the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. After moving to Au Gres, he and Phyllis joined the Tawas Area Presbyterian Church and became part of their family.
Walter's retirement years were spent in service to the community; he was an Elder and Treasurer of the Tawas Area Presbyterian Church, and Treasurer of the Arenac County Historical Society. He served on committees for the Charity Island Lighthouse, Omer Courthouse and the Standish Railroad Depot.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 58 years; brothers Raymond of Charlotte, NC and Howard
of West Redding. CT: sons Raymond Paul and wife Charla of Houston, TX, David Alan and wife Shelly of Standish.
MI, and Peter Kimball and wife Mary of Monroe, MIA six grandchildren: Debra Fales. Christie Mueller, Carrie
Fales, Wesley Fales, Rachael Fales and Paul Fales.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tawas Area Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund or a memorial of the donor's choice.
MUCHNIC, ALICE F., Kennebunk, ME, Oct. 27, 2008
Kennebunk- Alice F. Muchnic, 101, of Huntington Common died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Seal Rock Healthcare in Saco. She was born January 10, 1907, in Ridgeway, PA, a daughter of George L. Freeman, of Gray, and Annie B. (Kimball) Freeman of Milton, NH.
Alice was educated at the convent Notre Dame de Grace, in Ottawa, Canada, as well as schools in Maine and New York. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1926. Upon Graduation, she attended the New York School of Applied Arts and Interior Decoration, and Parson’s School of Design in New York City. She also studied art in both Paris and Italy. After graduating from Parson’s School of Design, Alice worked in the commercial design field as an interior decorator and artistic designer. She was employed by Ruth Campbell Bigelow- Interiors; A.B. Closson, Jr., Co. Decorators in Ohio; and Bonwit Teller in New York. Alice also did professional public relations work for various organizations in Mt. Vernon, NY, working with the local newspaper.
Alice had a great love of children and worked as a nursery school teacher, as well as a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader for many years. She remained very active even after reaching the century mark, and in January 2008, had the district honor of presiding over a combined Brownie and Girl Scout meeting at Huntington Common on her 101st birthday.
Alice was very interested in nature and worked as a nature counselor at summer day camps when living in New York. She was also interested in horticulture, as well as gardening, and graduated from the Horticulture Program at the New York Botanical Gardens. Until the time of her death she was frequently consulted for her knowledge of trees and flowers.
Alice returned to Maine in 1971 and settled in Kennebunk. Her love of conservation and nature soon led her to Laudholm Farm in Wells, where she was a celebrated member. Additionally, she was a partner and inaugural member of Laudholm Trust. She was also a longtime member of the Brick Store in Kennebunk where she served as head of volunteers in the Museum store for many years. In 2007, she was recognized for her support and service to the museum.
Alice was a member of the Profile Society of New Hampshire Public Television, and was instrumental in the development and the production of the “Nature Works” video series, which is used in science education nationwide. She was a life member of the Victorian Society in Portland; member of the Portland Society of Art; member of the Nature Conservancy; life member of the American Forestry Society; Maine Audubon Society; and the Animal Welfare Society. She was also a member of the Rebecca Emery Chapter of the DAR as well as a member of the Kimball Family Compact.
She was predeceased by her husband Clinton B. Muchnic in 1944; two sisters, Emily Sanford and Barbara Miller-Jones; and her brother George L. Freeman, Jr.
Survivors include: her daughter, Barbara Leigh Polish of Pembroke, NH; her four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; Robert B. Polish, his wife Robin, and their children Greg and Derek of Bow, NH; Saundra L. Drouin and her children Cameron, Zachary, and Abigail-Alicea of Gilford, NH; Richard J. Polish of Hooksett, NH; and Scott D. Polish and his wife Nicole of Northfield, NH.; as well as a nephews, nieces and cousins.
There are no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at
Laudholm Farm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells, ME. A private burial service will be held at the convenience
of the family, at the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Maine. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are
encouraged in her memory to: The Alice F. Muchnic Endowment Fund, c/o Laudholm Trust, PO Box 1007, Wells,
ME 04090, Attention: Karen Stathoplos; or the Brick Store Museum, 117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043. Arrangements
are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, and Kennebunk, ME 04043.
KIMBALL, ARTHUR J., Natick, MA, May 21, 2008
ARTHUR J. KIMBALL of Natick, Massachusetts, died May 21, 2008, at the Metro West Medical Center in Framingham, after a short illness. He was the husband of Winnifred W. (Hudson) Kimball. Born in North Reading, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late William P. and Cora (Rogers) Kimball. He was a resident of Natick for 30 years. Mr. Kimball was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, and prior to his retirement was a baker for more than 35 years for the Continental Baking Co. of Natick. He loved his home and gardening. Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters; Karen J. Kimball of New York, Cheryl L. Ohene of Framingham and Ginny Moreth of New York; one sister, Emily Kittridge of Wareham, Massachusetts and a loving granddaughter, Rachel Ohene.
REID, ALICE (BOWDEN), Danvers, MA, May 17, 2008
DANVERS, Mass. ; Mrs. Alice B. (Bowden) Reid, 91, beloved wife of the late George S. Reid, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family, May 17, 2008.
Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Mabel (Kimball) Bowden. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School, Class of 1935.
Mrs. Reid had been employed at the Danvers Savings Bank in Danvers Square for 19 years until the time of her retirement at the age of 86. She had previously been employed with Unex Hearing Aids in Danvers for 27 years and then at Contralonex in Westford for five years.
A resident of Danvers since 1937, she was a longtime member of the Maple Street Congregational Church in Danvers, a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Mt. Burdett Chapter 119 of Danvers, the Danvers Senior Center, the HONS Ladies Group and she volunteered in the kitchen at Shriners Auditorium for many years. She was a loving and deeply caring person, who devoted much of her life to the betterment of others. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who will be deeply missed.
Alice is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Walter "Mike" Tipert of Danvers;
her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. George S. Jr. and Lynn Marie Reid of Rochester, N.H.; her five grandchildren,
Judith Lavoie and her husband, Jason, of Littleton, Mass., Walter Tipert III and his wife, Christen, of Danvers,
Andrea Crawford of Georgia, Lance Tipert and his wife, Sharon, of Frisco, Texas and Monica Tipert of Danvers;
four great-grandchildren, Alan Tipert, Laurel Tipert, Peyton Tipert and Brandon Lavoie; two sisters, Ruth
Heckbert of Lynn, Louise Chase and her husband, Allison "Babe" of Peabody; one brother, Russell
Bowden and his wife, Marion, of Peabody, several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late
Edna Risteen, Albert, James and Walter Bowden.
KIMBALL, STUART, “Bud”, Gilbert, AZ, Apr. 7, 2008
STUART (BUD) KIMBALL, formerly of Framingham, Massachusetts, died April 7, 2008, at his home in Gilbert, Arizona. Bud was the son of the late Stuart and Elizabeth (____) Kimball. He grew up in Framingham and left there in 1962 for deployment to Vietnam. He was a proud and decorated Marine, finally returning home in 1966. He is survived by two sons; John Kimball and his wife, Valerie, and son David, all of Gilbert, Arizona; two grandsons, Kane and Dillon of Gilbert, one granddaughter, Leigh Anne Casaus; a brother Harry of California and his wife, and a nephew, Jim and his wife, also of California.
KIMBALL, ROLAND BALDWIN, Exeter, NH, Jan. 27, 2008
ROLAND BALDWIN KIMBALL of Riverwoods, Exeter, New Hampshire, died after a period of failing health on January 27, 2008. Better known by family and friends as “Chuck,” he was born April 12, 1921, in Manchester, New Hampshire to Richard and Frieda (Obst) Kimball. He graduated from Manchester West High School in 1938 and the University of New Hampshire as a math major in 1942. He then enlisted in the Air Force as a meteorology cadet at M.I.T., and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant, and on graduation as a weather officer in Orlando, Florida. Later assigned to the 8th Weather Squadron he saw duty in Presque Isle, Maine and Gander, Newfoundland, forecasting for wartime flights to Europe. Later, he was transferred to Manchester’s Grenier Field as an Executive Officer, and attended Advanced Military Cryptology Signal Corps School in Arlington Hall, Virginia. Chuck remained active in the Officer’s Reserve Corps, retiring in as Lt. Colonel in 1980. After the war he worked as a meteorologist for American Airlines at LaGuardia Airport. Not wishing to bring up a family in New York City, he returned to New Hampshire as a math teacher at Concord High School from 1947 to 1954. He earned his Master’s in Education at UNH in 1949 and as a Charles Eliot Scholar, a Doctorate from Harvard in 1958. From 1955 to 1962 he was the Chief of the Division of Instruction at the NH State Department of Education and was one of the creators of the St. Paul’s Summer Advanced Studies Program for New Hampshire high school students that will celebrate its 50th year in 2008. During 1962-63 he was the Director of Secondary Student Teaching at Stanford University; he returned to his alma mater and the UNH campus as a professor and Chair of the Department of Education. He later served as Acting Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, Interview Dean of Liberal Arts and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, retiring in 1988. He belonged to numerous academic associations and education boards and published articles in his professional field. Aside from his career, he enjoyed classical music, reading, and travel with his wife and family.
MATHES, MARY (KIMBALL), Falmouth, ME, May 9, 2007
MARY KIMBALL (KIM) MATHES died May 9, 2007 in Falmouth, Maine. She was born July 7, 1925, in Augusta, Maine, to Milton S. and Helen (Ingwersen) Kimball. Mrs. Mathes attended schools in Augusta and graduated from House in the Pines, Norton, Massachusetts. She then attended Garland Junior College (now Simmons College) in Boston. She married the late William G Mathes in 1946. They lived in Portland, Maine, Vermont, and finally returned to Falmouth. She and her husband had two daughters, and were later divorced. Mrs. Mathes was active in the Junior League of Portland, a member of the Women’s Board at Maine Medical Center, where she was a volunteer for 50 years. She was active in the Friends of the Maine Medical Center and the Women’s Exchange. She was a member of the Foreside Community Church. Survivors are her daughters, Mrs. Roger (Susan) B. Morrison of Yarmouth, Maine and Ann K. Latini and fiancé, Peter Harlow of Cumberland, Maine; three grandchildren, Chad Morrison of Yarmouth, Neal (Kelly) Latini of Windham, Maine and Kurt (Misty) Morrison of Yarmouth; three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Caleb Morrison and Kaleb Latini; a brother, John F. Kimball of Boothbay Harbor, Maine and three nieces.
WANZER,LARRY J., Jul 6, 1947-Jun 2, 2006
Mr Wanzer was born July 6, 194 7, in Ipswich. He was the son of Catherine Gleason Wanzer and the late Glenfred Wanzer.
Retired Master Sgt. Larry J. Wanzer, 58 of Columbus, Ga., died Jun 2, 2006 at his residence.
He retired as a master sergeant after 24 years of service in the U.S. Army, serving in the Vietnam War and the Gulf War. He later worked at HQ in hardware and flooring and at MILES warehouse at Fort Benning. Mr. Wanzer also served in the Tri-County Officials Association. He Was a Methodist by faith.
Graveside services with full military honors were held June 6, 2006 at Fort Benning Main Post Cemetery Columbus, Ga.
Mr Wanzer is survived by his mother, Catherine Gleason Wanzer of Ipswich; his wife, Marjorie Wanzer; three daughters, Bethany Owens (Steve) of Salem, Ala., Heidi Overbee (Larry) of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Amanda, Wanzer and her fiance, Les Cole of Columbus, Ga.; a son, Larry J. Wanzer Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Sally Robertson (Barry) of Danvers and Kathy Lane (Chuck) of Andover; two brothers, Steve Wanzer (Lana) of Huber Heights, Ohio and David Wanzer (Susan) oflpswich and five grandchildren, Payton Owens of Salem, Ala, Kayla and Shelby Overbee of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Jayda and Bryceson Cole of Columbus, Ga.
The family of Larry Wanzer gives special thanks to the staff of Heritage Hills and the Columbus Hospice Staff.
KIMBALL, NARVIN, Charleston, SC, Mar. 17, 2006
Narvin Kimball, 97, of Charleston, SC. Died Mar 7, 2006 at his daughters home where he and his wife, Lillian, had been staying since shortly after Hurricane Katrina Aug 2005, in New Orleans, according to the band’s publicist and the local coroner..
Narvin Kimball was born Mar.2, 1909, the son of bassist Henry Kimball, and he made his first banjo with a cigar box, stick and string. He began playing professionally in the 1920’s on Mississippi riverboats with the Fate Marable Band. He made his first Columbia Records in 1928.
Narvin Kimball was the last founding member of the New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Narvin was known for his vocal stylings and banjo playing ,and his vocal renditions of “Georgia on My Mind”, always brought standing ovations, according to hall director, Ben Jaffe, whose parents founded the Preservation Hall in 1961.
Narvin Kimball formed his own band, “Gentlemen of Jazz”, and played around New Orleans area for 40 years. He also worked for 37 years with the U.S. Postal Service. It was on his mail rounds that he broached the idea of his band paying at the hall.
Narvin Kimball last played with the band in 1999 in a PBS performance. Not long afterward, Jaffe said, “He suffered a series of strokes that ended his banjo playing.”
Narvin Kimball was survived by his wife, two daughters, four grandchildren and seven great grand-children.
KIMBALL, JEANNE (ROBERTS), York, ME, Feb. 15, 2006
JEANNE (ROBERTS) KIMBALL of York, Maine died February 15, 2006. Born in 1921, she attended New York schools, graduated from Stamford High School, in Connecticut, and later from the Yale School of Nursing, the Greenwich Hospital School of Nursing, and the Newtown Psychiatric Institute in Newtown, Connecticut. She married the late Edwin Kimball in 1943; they would have celebrated their 63rd anniversary later this year. (Please note above entry). She taught Sunday School, was a member of the York Garden Club, Olde York Historical Society, and a passionate member of the Ten No Trump Duplicate Bridge Club. She was an avid swimmer, golfer and bridge player. In later life she and Edwin spent many winters in Portugal, Florida and Tucson, Arizona. And, as she often noted, she was the only one in the Kimball family to record a-hole-in-one.
KIMBALL, EDWIN, York, ME, Feb 9, 2006
EDWIN KIMBALL died after a brief illness on February 9, 2006, at the age of 87. He was a lifelong resident of York, Maine, the son of Harold and Grace (Whitten) Kimball. He spent many years in York politics as Selectman, Treasurer, Administrator of the Board of Selectmen, the Planning Board and other offices. He served five years in the U.S. Army during WWII, in the European Theater with the 76th Division, retiring from the Army Reserve as a Major. He married Jeanne Ann Roberts in Stamford, Connecticut, in 1943. He was a charter member of the Rotary Club of York, an active member of the First Parish Congregational Church, a member and later chair of the Board of Directors of the Kennebunk Savings Bank, a member of St. Aspinquid Lodge of Masons, the Board of Directors of the Olde York Historical Society and of the York Golf and Tennis Club. He is survived by Jeanne and two children; Lee of Portland, Maine, and Lynn Gruber and three grandsons of Upton, Massachusetts.
KIMBALL, ROBERTA JEAN, Westbrook, ME, Oct. 30, 2005
ROBERTA JEAN KIMBALL of Westbrook, Maine, died October 30, 2005, at her home. She was born in Skowhegan, Maine, the daughter of Carlyle and Carrie Helen (Doughty) Horne. She graduated from Deering High School in 1956. She is survived by a son Michael Kimball and a daughter Sharon Kimball of Westbrook; two sisters, Cheryl Owen of Augusta, Maine and Sylvia Carr of Florida; four grandchildren, Michael Brian Kimball, Jenna Weare, Kaleigh Mannett, and Josie Kimball, and her former husband, Don Kimball.
SAMUELSON, W. ELEANOR, Portland, ME, Oct. 6, 2005
W. ELEANOR SAMUELSON died October 6, 2005, in Portland, Maine. She was born March 19, 1911, on Peaks Island, Maine, the daughter of Frederick and Ethel (Kimball) Trott. She ran the Metropolitan Apartments for many years, served as Docent for Longfellow House and as a volunteer at the Maine Historical Society. She was her family’s genealogist; a member of the First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church of Portland. She was preceded in death by her daughter Harriet Wilson Pryor, and leaves two daughters; Almeda Wilson Emerson and her husband and Frances R. Kerr, both of Las Cruces, New Mexico, nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
KIMBALL, KEITH F., Natick, MA, Sep. 18, 2005
KEITH F. KIMBALL, JR. of Natick, Massachusetts, died at the age of 77, September 18, 2005, at Mary Ann Morse Nursing Home. A Natick resident for 48 years, he was born in Boston, the son of Keith F. and Bertha (____) Kimball. He was the husband of Irene R. (Sprowl) Kimball for 52 years. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was an electrician for the MBTA for many years, and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers, Local 103, and of the Masonic Lodge of Milton, Massachusetts. He leaves three daughters, Jane E. Kimball of Whitman, Ruth E. Nelson of Natick and Valerie J. Duchaney of Millis; two grandchildren, Nicole and Christopher Duchaney.
KIMBALL, HELEN (WOODWARD), Sep. 9, 2005
HELEN (WOODWARD) KIMBALL of Hampden, Maine, widow of Guy E. Kimball, died September 9, 2005, at a Bangor (Maine) Hospital. She was born in Waterville, Maine, August 28, 1919, the daughter of Dorr and Rowena (Pollard) Woodward. She graduated from Stevens High School in Rumford, Maine, and Bates College in 1941. She worked with the American Red Cross during WWII, taught school and later worked for W.T. Grant Company. She was a member of the Altrusa Club of Bangor, RSVP, and the Hampden Garden Club. Surviving is her sister, Priscilla W. Duran of Fayette, Maine. She was predeceased by her husband and her two brothers, Deane M. and Hildreth B. Woodward.
KIMBALL, HERMAN, York, ME, Apr 30, 2005
HERMAN KIMBALL of York Maine died April 30, 2005, at his home. He was born in Rockland, Maine, July 23, 1935, the son James F. and Eva (Moor) Kimball. He moved, as a child, with his family, to York, where he was raised and attended York schools. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and enjoyed membership in the American Legion, Post 56, where he filled a number of positions including that of Post Historian. He was, for many years, the custodian of York High School. He is survived by his wife, Emily (Long) Kimball; his brother Robert of California, sisters Barbara Fenimore of York, Elona Tobey and Mildred Martel, both of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Phyllis Rothwell of Mulbury, Florida.
KIMBALL, MICHAEL ALAN, Kittery Point, ME, Apr. 27, 2005
MICHAEL ALAN KIMBALL of Kittery Point, Maine, died April 27, 2005, after a long battle with cancer. He was born August 24, 1953, the son of Walter and Joyce (Bilbruck) Kimball. He graduated from R. W. Traip Academy with the class of 1973. He was employed since 1994 by the Kittery Water District. He is survived by his mother, his sister Cheryl Savage and her husband of Middleton, New Hampshire; three sons, Brad of Dover, New Hampshire, Patrick and Stephen of Eliot, Maine; two daughters, Lauren of Dover and Lyndsey of Eliot; his three year old grandson, Michael Vincent Kimball-Polchics, and his former wife of Eliot.
KIMBALL, WILBER BERRY Sr., Bridgton, ME, Mar. 29, 2005
WILBUR BERRY KIMBALL, SR. of Bridgton, Maine, died March 29, 2005. He was born in Bridgton, June 25, 1925, the son of George E. and Agnes M. (Berry) Kimball. He was educated in Bridgton schools, graduated from Bridgton High School, and married Ruth Davis September 12, 1948. He was employed by Central Maine Power Company for 57 years, retiring as a line supervisor. He was a member of A.F.&A.M., of Bridgton and also a member of the Bridgton Fire Department. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, two sons, Robert A. and his wife and Wilbur B., Jr.; four daughters, Alletta M. Kimball, Linda C. Johnson, Julie M. Mowatt and her husband, Susan Rivet and her husband; and a sister, Frances H. Trumble; 15 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, all of Bridgton.
STEVENS, BRUCE, Mar. 20, 2005
BRUCE STEVENS died at the age of 81 at the V.A. Nursing Home, March 20, 2005. He is survived by his widow, Margaret, sons Robert of Riverdale, New York and his wife, Brian of Gallatin, Tennessee, and Charles of Columbus, Mississippi and his wife; and grandsons Matthew, Cory and William. Mr. Stevens was a native of San Mateo, California, and served in the U.S. Army in WWII and the Korean War. He retired from J. C. Penney and was a member of Forrest Lake (Alabama) United Methodist Church, the Tuscaloosa Civitan Club and the Black Warrior Model Railroad Club.
KIMBALL, NATALIE (MORAN), Rochester, NH, Mar. 13, 2005
NATALIE M. KIMBALL, formerly of Rochester, New Hampshire, died March 13, 2005, at the Masonic Home in Manchester, New Hampshire, after a period of failing health. She was born January 11, 1913, in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Colby) Moran. She was the widow of Herbert E. Kimball, who died in 1996. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Walker and her husband of Chester, Vermont and Linda Hall and her husband of Warner, New Hampshire; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
KIMBALL, PEARL LESLIE, Sanford, ME, Feb. 16, 2005
PEARL LESLIE KIMBALL, formerly of Kennebunk, Maine, died February 16, 2005, at the Greenwood Center in Sanford, Maine, following a long illness. She was born in Kennebunk, September 20, 1924, a daughter of Elmer and Eva Redlon. She was educated in Kennebunk schools. During WWII she served in the Women’s Army Corps. She was employed as a caregiver in area nursing facilities. She was predeceased by husbands Forest Nelson Leslie, Sr. and Robert Kimball, and brothers Raymond, Kenneth and Ernest Redlon. Surviving her are sons Ernest Leslie and wife of Acton, Maine, and Wayne Leslie of North Augusta, South Carolina; a brother, Maynard Redlon of Wells, Maine, a sister, Alice Bernier of Kennebunk, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
KIMBALL, EVERETT C., Hopkinton, NH, Jan. 30, 2005
EVERETT C. KIMBALL of Hopkinton, Massachusetts died January 30, 2005, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was born and raised in Framingham, Massachusetts, the son of Clyde and Estella (Tracy) Kimball. He was a resident of Hopkinton since 1949, and retired from Liberty Mutual Research Center in that town. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Sherborn American Legion, and a former Boy Scout troop leader. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara (Siebert) Kimball; sons Kenneth E. of Arkansas, Clifford A. and Wayne T. of Hopkinton, a sister, Grace, of Natick, Massachusetts, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He predeceased by a daughter, Deborah and a brother, Lewis.
McEACHERN, ANNA (KIMBALL), Saugus, MA, Dec. 13, 2004
ANNA (KIMBALL) McEACHERN of Saugus, Massachusetts, died December 13, 2004, at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield, Massachusetts. She was born July 22, 1924, in Middleton, New Hampshire, the daughter of Elmer B. and Margaret (Wentworth) Kimball. She was raised in Middleton, and was a graduate of Spaulding High School, in Rochester, New Hampshire. She lived in Boston for some years, and in Saugus for 44 years until her death. In earlier years, she was employed as secretary to the President of the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston. She was a member of the Union Congregational Church in Union, New Hampshire, the Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the American Revolution. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Leo O. McEachern of Saugus; two sons, Barry of Saugus and David T. of Salem, Massachusetts, an aunt, Edith Kimball of Union, and a cousin, Mrs. Virginia Wentworth, also of Union.
KIMBALL, GORDON STANLEY, Wolfeboro Falls, NH, Jul. 29, 2004
GORDON STANLEY KIMBALL of Wolfeboro Falls, New Hampshire, died July 29, 2004, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He was born August 18, 1922, in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, the son of Stanley Chapman and Inez Eliza (Welch) Kimball. He was a lifelong resident of Wolfeboro, a graduate of Brewster Academy. He was a veteran of WWII and a member of the New Hampshire National Guard for 18 years, and a member of American Legion Harriman-Hale Post #18. Gordon worked for the Wolfeboro Highway Department for 27 years. He was an avid genealogist and historian, a past President of the Kimball Family Association, a member of the Wolfeboro Historical Society and the Ossipee Historical Society. His work on his Kimball family was invaluable to the revision of “The History of the Kimball Family in America,” as much of this information had never previously been compiled. He is survived by the his wife of 52 years, Joan E. (Bickford) Kimball; two sons, Barry of Wolfeboro and Gregg of Quinton, Virginia and their wives; three daughters, Corlis of Arlington, Texas and her husband, Amy of Wolfeboro, and Melony of Wolfeboro and her husband; eleven grandchildren, Chistiana, Christian, Jessica, Barry, Kathryn, Savanna, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Virginia, Sara, and Asa, plus several great-grandchildren.
KIMBALL, BEATRICE (BURNS), Casco, ME, Jun. 17, 2004
BEATRICE ‘BEA’ L. KIMBALL of Casco, Maine died June 17, 2004, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 29, 1929, in St. Albans, Vermont, the only daughter of David A. and Mabel A. (Hunt) Burns. She attended school in Vermont and then entered Deering High School when her family moved to Portland, Maine in 1942. She dropped out of school in 1944 to get married and raise a family. When the city of Portland would not give her a marriage license because she was only fifteen, she returned to Hartland to marry her husband on September 15, 1944. He died on January 21, 1997, after they had raised six children. Eventually, she went to Casco Learning Center, and finally received her diploma in 1999. At age seventy she was Valedictorian of her graduating class from Lakes Region High School. Her favorite subject was math, but she also loved the computer courses she took where she learned the ‘basics’ – and beyond. She is survived by her daughter Maria and her husband of Greene, Maine; sons Lemuel and wife of Starks, Maine, Brian C. of Slidell, Louisiana, Homer L. of Livermore Falls, Maine, and John W. and his wife of Casco, Maine, twenty grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
KIMBALL, DONALD L., Hiram, ME, May 7, 2004
DONALD L. KIMBALL of Hiram, Maine, died May 7, 2004, at Maine Medical Center, after a brief illness. He was born in Hiram August 31, 1925, the 6th child of Clarence and Ada (Graffam) Kimball. He attended local schools and Fryeburg Academy, receiving his diploma after WWII. He rarely spoke of his experiences, only his pride in the time of his service. He spent his whole life in service to others through his work in the plumbing and heating business or his personal life, giving his time, knowledge and even money, freely. He was a truly remarkable man. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Durgin) Kimball of Hiram, a brother, Gordon of Eliot, Maine, and a sister, Helen Ward, of Hiram.
SANBORN, ELEANOR (KIMBALL), Hiram, ME, May 5, 2004
ELEANOR KIMBALL SANBORN passed away May 5, 2004 after a courageous struggle with respiratory problems. She was born in Hiram, Maine, the daughter of Clarence and Ada (Graffam) Kimball, and graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1941. After attending business college in Portland, Maine, she worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. When her mother died she gave up her career and returned to Hiram to care for her father and younger siblings. After the war she married Kermit A. Sanborn and they raised three children. Eleanor was Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star at the Mt. Moriah Chapter #6 in Denmark, Maine, and a life member of the Pondicherry Chapter #192 of Bridgton, Maine. She was survived by her husband of 58 years, sons Vaughn and William and their wives, daughter Susan and her husband; two brothers and a sister, and two grandsons.
KIMBALL, LUTHENE G. ‘LUKE’, Hopkinton, MA, Apr. 21, 2004
LUTHENE G. ‘LUKE’ KIMBALL of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, aged 53, died April 21, 2004, at Milford-Whitinsville Regional Hospital. He was born in Newton, Massachusetts, son of the late Luthene Kimball, and moved to Centerville with his family as a child. He was a graduate of Barnstable High School, where he played football. He graduated from Colby College in Maine, where he also played football, including the undefeated team of 1973. While at Colby he was a member of the Lamda Chi Alpha fraternity. At the time of his death he was employed at EMC Corporation in Franklin, Massachusetts as a commodity specialist. Mr. Kimball was a member of the Hopkinton Republican Town Committee and the Hopkinton Cemetery Commission, active with the Boy Scouts, a member of the Hopkinton High School Boosters Club and served as a coach for the Hopkinton Youth Basketball and Soccer. He leaves a wife, Linda (Mazzaro) Kimball; two sons, Christopher L. of Jersey City, NJ, and Brian Victor of Hopkinton; his mother, Jane Kimball-Hagstrom, a brother Jim of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and two sisters, Joan Langenbach and Mimi O’Neill and their husbands.
KIMBALL, NORMAN, HARTLEY, Sheldon Creek, VT, Mar. 6, 2004
NORMAN HARTLEY KIMBALL died March 6, 2004 at his home in Sheldon Creek, Vermont. He was born April 23, 1923, in Enosburg Falls, Vermont, one of twin sons of Howard F. and Mildred (Croft) Kimball. He was survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret (Crowe) Kimball, his four daughters, Carolyn, Diane, Norma, and Melinda with their spouses and partners, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, his brother Robert and his wife, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his twin brother, Richard, and his beloved son, Thomas. He worked at the mill in Sheldon Springs for 45 years. His greatest joys in life were his family, his faith and his garden.
CRIMMINS, C.J “Sandy”, Hillsboro, NH, Jan 5, 2003
C. J. “SANDY” CRIMMINS of Hillsboro, New Hampshire died January 5, 2003. He was born in San Francisco March 6, 1949, the son of Cornelius H. and Catherine (Kimball) Crimmins. He graduated in 1967 from the Morristown Academy in New Jersey and from the University of San Diego in 1972. After college he returned to New Hampshire and spent fourteen years at Indian Head Bank. There he rose to Vice- President of Retail Bank for Holding Company. At the same time he graduated from UNH’s Executive MBA Program. He later worked in Boston. In 1997 he joined Laconia Savings Bank as senior vice-president of Retail Banking & Information Systems. Family members include his wife, Gail (Feinberg) Crimmins, and his mother Catherine, both of Hillsboro; a son, Christopher B. Crimmins of Manchester, NH, a daughter Joanna of Snowmass, Colorado, and a step-daughter, Stephanie J. Buckley of Sandwich, Massachusetts, and a granddaughter.
KIMBALL, JEAN LUELLA (STERLING), Flint, MI, Dec. 14, 2002
SUSIE (ARNOLD) KIMBALL died January 4, 2003 at Beverly (MA) Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Pike, New Hampshire, May 30, 1934, the daughter of Everett and Susan (Hutchins) Kimball. She was educated in Pike and graduated from Haverhill, NH, Academy. She worked for many years for Brigham Corp. in its stores in North Beverly, Peabody and Danvers, Massachusetts. Family members included her husband of nearly 50 years, Leonard H. Kimball; a daughter, Laurel K. Johnson, two sons; Douglas N. of Arizona and Timothy of Newbury, New Hampshire, six grandchildren, two sister and a brother.
KIMBALL, JEAN LUELLA (Mrs, Sterling), Flint, MI, December 14, 2002
JEAN LUELLA KIMBALL (Mrs, Sterling) born September 30, 1924 at Port Huron, Michigan, died December 14, 2002 at Flint, Michigan.
KIMBALL, WARD, Arcadoa, CA, Jul. 10, 2002
WARD KIMBALL died July 10, 2002 at Arcadia Methodist Hospital, of natural causes, according to Howard E. Green, of Disney’s Buena Vista Marketing. He was 88 years old. Kimball joined the Disney organization in 1934, animating or serving as director for such classics as “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Pinocchio,” “Fantasia,” and “Peter Pan.” Roy E. Disney, vice chairman of W. Disney Co. and nephew of the founder, recalled that “he was a brilliant animator and film maker with a distinct style and humor all his own.” Among Kimball’s contributions were the redesign of Mickey Mouse and the creation of Jiminy Cricket for “Pinocchio.” Kimball said he drew more than a dozen versions before ending with a figure that “looked like Mr. Pickwick, but with no ears, no nose and no hair….” Ward retired from Disney in 1973 and re-emerged five years later to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 50th birthday. Besides creating animated characters, Kimball had a Dixieland jazz band in 1948 called the Firehouse Five Plus Two. This group recorded a dozen albums and appeared on TV shows of that period.
KIMBALL, BRENDA (COLEMAN), Grand Blanc, MI, Feb. 2, 2002
BRENDA D. (COLEMAN) KIMBALL of “Burton”died February 2, 2002 at Genesys Health Park, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery. She was born Pikeville, Kentucky on May 26, 1951. She is survived by her husband, Thomas, and children James, Mark, Pam and Angela; grandchildren Rachel, Kayla, Jane, Samantha Taylor, Alison and Wesley plus several brothers and sisters.