Phillip L. Chaples ’53
Deceased date: September 16, 2017
Phillip Lloyd Chaples, 85, was born in Milo, Maine. He is a graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy. Phillip retired from the U.S. Army Transportation Corps at Ft. Dix, NJ as a Major with 22 years of service.
He is survived by his two sisters, Joanne Essa…read more
Brian G. Ayer ’66
Deceased date: August 30, 2017
SOUTH CHINA, MAINE - Brian G. Ayer, 73, passed away Aug. 30, 2017 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta surrounded by his family. He was born Feb. 14, 1944 in Waterville, the son of Charles D. and Martha (Greenleaf) Ayer.
He graduated from Hampden…read more
George A. Varney ’72
Deceased date: August 23, 2017
George A. Varney, 51, longtime GMC Service Manager/ Director, who received several recognitions for his willingness to go above and beyond, died Monday, November 19th, at his home here after a long illness. In 1982, he took the position of Service Manager…read more
John P. Quincannon Jr. ’80
Deceased date: August 12, 2017
John Patrick Quincannon, Jr., 60, passed away unexpectedly as a result of a heart attack on Aug. 12, 2017. John was born in Portland on Jan. 15, 1957, the son of the late John P. and Katherine (Foley) Quincannon.
He graduated from Portland High School …read more
Donald R. Doornbos ’67
Deceased date: August 11, 2017
Donald R. Doornbos passed away August 11, 2017 in Beaufort SC. After graduation from Maine Maritime Academy, he traveled the world as a Merchant Marine officer and came ashore after 20 years of service as a chief engineer. He enjoyed sailing…read more
Michael J. Joyce ’78
Deceased date: August 10, 2017
INVERNESS, Fla. - Michael Joseph Joyce, 62, of Inverness Fla,. passed away on Aug. 10, 2017, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his loving wife Dian and family.
Michael was born on Oct.15, 1954, in Portland. He was the son …read more
John B. Cochran ’47
Deceased date: August 9, 2017
John B.W. Cochran, 90, died peacefully at his home, Fairfax Cottage, in Hulls Cove, August 9, 2017. He was born February 1, 1927 in Washington, DC the son of John Baldwin Cochran and Alice Whiting Cochran.
He graduated from Maine Maritime Academy in 19…read more
John B. Halley ’57
Deceased date: July 12, 2017
John "Jack" Halley, 81, of Millinocket, Maine, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Colonial Healthcare in Lincoln, Maine.
Jack was born in Millinocket on May 4, 1936, to Richard and Marie Halley.
In addition to his parents, Jack w…read more
Lester C. Wood ’57
Deceased date: July 11, 2017
Lester Clayton Wood, 80, of Winthrop, died Tuesday July 11, 2017, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta.
He was the only child of Emerald Jake Wood and Mary Elizabeth Yeaton Wood, born in Winthrop Oct. 5, 1936. He was educated in the Winthrop Schoo…read more
Richard H. Kutz ’66
Deceased date: June 30, 2017
Richard Kutz passed away on June 30,2017. At his request, there was no funeral or obituary.
According to his wife Linda, Dick always spoke with pride of his alma mater, Maine Maritime Academy. His years spent at MMA were a source of fond memories of hi…read more