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Valerie A. Taylor (1942-2021)(0)

January 20, 2021

FARMINGTON – Valerie “Val” A. Taylor, 78, passed away peacefully on January 16, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on March 28, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her family and friends will remember her most as a loyal friend, a generous crafter, and a “hostest-with-the-mostest”. She recently made hundreds of COVID-19 masks, […]

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Derrick W. Butler, Sr. (1979-2021)

Derrick W. Butler, Sr., 41, passed away January 16, 2021 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was born September 12, 1979 in Waterville, the son of Edward Wood and Lisa Butler. He enjoyed fishing, drawing, listening to music, watching movies, hanging out with friends, and spending time with his dog, Hoover. Derrick is survived […]

Steven Paul Stone (1954-2021)

SALEM TOWNSHIP – On January 14, 2021, Steven Paul Stone passed away at Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. Steve was the husband of estranged wife Victoria, who now lives in New York, daughter of Robert and Sheila Howard of Salem Township. Steve was born on November 1, 1954 in the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, […]

Edward George Jurdak, Jr. (1925-2021)

A great man needs no recognition for the legacy he leaves behind is enough evidence of his accomplishments. On January 8th, 2021, the world lost one of those great men. Born, raised, and buried in Waterville, Maine, the place he called home and built homes in. A wildly handsome WWII Navy veteran who used his […]

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