OBITUARIES for Thursday, July 7, 2022


WINSLOW – Madeline R. Vigue, 97, of Winslow, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Lakewood Continuing Care, in Water­ville. She was born June 24, 1925, the daughter of Alexandre and Marie Bernard.

Madeline married the late Lionel J. Vigue on Nov 11, 1942, who passed on September 7, 1997.

Madeline was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church, in Winslow. She served on the parish council and taught religious education at St. John Catholic School. She was also a CCD teacher. What she enjoyed the most was teaching the little children who would be making their First Holy Communion. She would bring communion to the sick and visited the shut-ins and praying the rosary with the elderly patients in nursing homes. She was a member of the Eucharistic Adoration Association, at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, in Waterville.

Madeline worked at the “Chi Rho Shoppe”, in Waterville, with her sister Cecile, who owned and operated the business.

She was predeceased by her parents Alexander and Marie; five sisters, Florentine, Cecile, Marie Ange, Laurette Kickham, and Gertrude Bernard, three brothers, Roy, Gerald and Victor Bernard; her husband Lionel of 55 years; son Lionel Paul Vigue; and granddaughter Susanne Marie Lavery.

Madeline is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Poulin and husband Norman, from Billerica, Massachusetts, Nancy Starratt, from Unity, and Jane LaBrecque and husband Paul LaBrecque, of Winslow; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

There will be no viewing. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 116 Silver Street, Waterville, Maine 04901.

Interment will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove Street, Waterville, following the Mass.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville, Maine.

An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Memory of Madeline Vigue to Blessed Sacrament, 101 Silver St., Waterville, ME 04901.


HARTLAND – Gary William Moen, 63, of Hartland, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 18, 2022. One of three children of William and Jeannette (Beckwith) Moen, Gary was born in Morehead City, North Carolina, while his father was a Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune.

After the family moved to Maine, he attended both Lawrence High School and Central Maine Technical College, both in Fairfield, where he trained to be a machinist and welder.

Gary spent almost 20 years in law enforcement, serving as a patrolman, detective, and sergeant in the Waterville, Fairfield, and Winslow police departments. He most recently was employed at Zimba Company, in Fairfield, as their safety director, implementing and supervising OSHA safety compliance for the company.

When he wasn’t traveling on work trips, you would find him eating breakfast at the Purple Cow or Flatlanders, both in Fairfield, dinner at You Know Whose Pub, in Waterville, or socializing with fellow members of the Elks Club, in Waterville. If he wasn’t there, he was in the woodshop working on a project, riding his motorcycle, or watching the sunset on his deck overlooking Morrill Pond.

Gary is survived by his brother and sister, Scott and Donna; three children, Luke, Nick, and Gus; 10 grandchildren.

A celebration of life service and reception will be held at 11 a.m., on July 30, 2022, at the Elks Lodge #905, 76 Industrial Road, Waterville, ME 04901.

Arrangements are in the care of Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield where memories may be shared, and an online register book signed by visiting


OAKLAND – Noel “Joe” G. Bard, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital, in Pittsfield. He was born on December 21, 1935, in Fort Kent, to Alphie and Yvonne Bard.

Joe was one of 14 children. Joe was in the United States Army and enjoyed telling stories of his time in Germany driving an ambulance.

Noel enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, attending all of their sporting events, volunteering his time in their classrooms, and bringing them out for lunch or dinner. Joe loved spending time with his great-grandchildren and the family dog, Moxie.

Noel “Joe” was predeceased by his parents Alphie and Yvonne Bard; wife, E. Emeline Bard; son, Noel J. Bard “Joey”; and his loving dog, Zimmer.

Noel “Joe” is survived by his grandchildren Derek and Sheri Bard, of Oakland, whom he resided with, Zoey and Gary Hickey, of West Gardiner, and Anita Trepanier, of Ohio; five great-grandchildren, Lilian Hickey, Nolan Bard, Maddux Hickey, Kennedi Hickey, and Laney Bard; several nieces and nephews.

A service with military honors will be held on Friday, July 29, at 9 a.m., at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive in Augusta.

Arrangements are in the care of the Wheeler Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Oakland, where condolences, memories, and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at


WATERVILLE – Patricia “Pat” Susan Daily, 81, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, in Augusta. Pat was born in Burlington, Iowa, on November 16, 1940, the daughter of Richard Peavey and Ada Goode (Clark).

She attended Burlington High School and graduated in 1958.

Her work over the years included working as a secretary for an Iowa-based semi-conductor company, a journalist for the Sun Times, a doll maker, and a homemaker, raising her three children. She accepted Christ as her personal savior and devoted much of her life to working in ministry, specifically in women’s ministry, mentoring and conducting workshops at area churches.

Her pride and joy were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed crafting, quilting, cooking, gardening, reading and home decorating with a special love for antiques.

She was predeceased by her parents, father-in-law, Michael Daily, mother-in-law, Florence Daily; her brother, Michael and her brother-in-law, Jack.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis “Denny”; stepmother, Geraldine Peavey; sisters Leah Karantza and husband, Steve, Deby McLain and husband, Tom; brother, Tommy; sons Daniel Daily and wife, Laurie, David Daily and wife, Wendy; and daughter, Denise Turner and husband, Jeff; grandchildren Kristen Daily, Trevor Daily, Kelsey Dorhout, Sydney Arsenault, Olivia Daily, Shaele Turner and Samuel Turner; great-grandchildren Eli and Liam Dorhout and Millie Arsenault.

Funeral service was held on July 5, at Wheeler Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Oakland. Burial will be at a later date at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, in Augusta.

Arrangements are in the care of Wheeler Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Oakland, where condolences may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at


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