News & Updates

News and Updates

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Amanda B. Pelletier Class of 2009

September 12, 1984 – January 12, 2020 Connor – Amanda B. Pelletier 35, died unexpectedly January 12, 2020 at her Chapman residence. She was born in Caribou September 12, 1984 the daughter of Harry and Shirley (Collin) Pelletier. Amanda was a 2003 graduate of Caribou High School and in 2008 graduated with her Bachelors in…

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Susan M. (Peterson) Cooper Class of 2000

August 3, 1977 – November19, 2000 CARIBOU – Susan M. (Peterson) Cooper, 42, wife of Andrew D. Cooper, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at a Caribou healthcare facility following a brief illness. She was born August 3, 1977 in Presque Isle, the daughter of Robert L. and Joyce (Thibodeau) Peterson. She was a graduate…

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Marlene T. Thibodeau Class of 1981

October 1, 1957 – October 27, 2019 FAYETTE – Marlene T. Thibodeau, 62, of Lovejoy Shores, died unexpectedly on Sunday October 27, 2019 at her home. She was born in Van Buren on October 1, 1957 the daughter of Fernand and Edwina (LaFrancois) Thibodeau. Marlene graduated from Van Buren High School in 1976 and later from the University of…

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Alice Survant Class of 1941

November 2, 2019 (obit date) AUGUSTA – Alice Survant, age 99 and former resident of Presque Isle for 91 years, passed away on November 2nd in Augusta after a lengthy battle with old age. For the past seven years she had been a resident at Maine General’s Gray Birch Nursing Home in Augusta, where, in addition to…

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Rebecca Louise (Bird) Boucher Class of 1987

April 19, 1966 – November 10, 2019 PRESQUE ISLE AND FORT FAIRFIELD – Becky L. Boucher (Bird), 53 years of age, passed on to her heavenly home on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Becky was born on April 19, 1966, in Presque Isle, Maine to Barbara and Bernard Bird. She was the youngest of four daughters. Becky was…

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Don Francis Waddell Class of 1962

May 25, 1940 – August 19, 2019 SOUTH BERWICK – Don Francis Waddell died August 19, 2019 following a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 79 years old. Devoted to his family, Don’s greatest source of pride was his wife, children, and grandchildren. He will be remembered as a kind, compassionate, optimistic, and generous man whose…

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John Holmer Class of 1983

March 14, 1960 – June 11, 2019 John Kenneth Holmer, Jr, 59 of Littleton, died suddenly on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was a son of John (Sr.) and Barbara Jean (Kimball) Holmer. John was born March 14, 1960 in Ayer, MA and resided in Littleton and surrounding area his entire life. He graduated from…

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Ben Lothrop ’95 New Limestone Community School Principal

“The new Limestone Community School board approved the hiring of Ben Lothrop as the school’s new principal…Lothrop will be on board July 1st, when the school officially withdraws from RSU 39. The Limestone Community School serves students in the community from grades pre-K-8…  He actually began his teaching career in the Limestone 18 years ago.” Read…

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Larry Worcester ’88 Hired as MSAD 45 Superintendent

“Larry Worcester, a former Washburn High School teacher and long-time Aroostook County educator, has taken the helm of MSAD 45 and is bringing a spirit of collaboration…Worcester spent the past four years as principal of Easton Elementary School. He said he was interested in working in Washburn and taking on the challenges and opportunities of…

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Dixie Shaw ’89 Featured in County Faces

“Dixie Lee Shaw, 64, of Presque Isle, has dedicated decades of her life ensuring that people in The County aren’t going hungry. Shaw currently works as the director of Hunger and Relief Services at Catholic Charities, and doesn’t plan on retiring anytime soon. Just last year, she said the program shipped out 1,593,876 pounds of…

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Joey Seeley ’89, ’91 Retires From PIPD After 25 Years

Joey Seeley ’89, ’91, recently retired from the Presque Isle Police Department after 25 years of service.  Following his retirement from PIPD, Joey continues to serve our communities with the Aroostook County Sherrif’s Department. Joey is pictured here with his family. Left to right: Karen Seeley ’90,  Amy Seeley (earning her wings), Tyler Seeley ’17,…

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