GORHAM, MAINE — KALP – Carol Ann (Thomas), Gorham, Maine, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Gorham House, Maine, after a long battle with cancer. Carol, daughter of H. Fred and Alverta Thomas of Johnstown, grew up in Ferndale. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and completed postgraduate studies in Maine and New Jersey. Her career in elementary education spanned 27 years, 20 of them in Randolph Township, N.J. Carol also taught in Chatham, N.J., and Bangor, Maine. A popular and gifted educator, she was honored with the state of New Jersey’s first “Teacher of the Year” award presented by New Jersey Gov. Thomas Keane in 1987. She also participated in a symposium for outstanding teachers in l986. With a close teacher friend, she developed a popular preschool summer program in New Jersey called “Duck School,” which ran for 14 summers. Carol enjoyed pinochle, arts and crafts, games with her grandchildren, music, gardening and outdoor sports. She volunteered as a flower arranger at the Flower Box at Maine Medical Center, where she also served as secretary on the visiting board of Children’s Hospital. Member of Cosmopolitan Club in Gorham, and served as the club’s president in 2010-2011. Carol was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. Survived by her husband of 55 years, Larry; daughter, Karen K. Berrell (Robert), Orono, Minn.; son, Robert A. Kalp, (Laurie), Brick, N.J.; five grandchildren, Kathrine and Andrew Berrell and Sean, Sarah and Brendan Kalp; brother, H. Fred Thomas, Elkton, Md.; and nephew, Trey Thomas, Austin, Texas. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at First Parish Congregational Church, UCC of Gorham, One Church St., Gorham. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Parish Church, One Church St., Gorham, Maine, 04038, or United Church of Christ at North Gorham, Four Standish Neck Road, Gorham, Maine, 04038. Arrangements by Dolby and Dorr Funeral Chapel, 76 State St., Gorham. For online condolences, please visit www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com.
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Georgia R. Brown
BROWN – Georgia R., 90, Lincoln Highway, Bedford, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
John R. Franko Jr.
FRANKO – John R. Jr. “Bunko,” 72, Conemaugh, died April 20, 2014, at home.
Dorothy Mae Gillman
GILLMAN – Dorothy Mae, 93, Mount Hope, went to be with her Lord April 22, 2014.
Hulda Elmira Heslop
HESLOP – Hulda Elmira, 95, formerly of Ferndale and New Paris, died April 21, 2014, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Jean M. Holtz
HOLTZ – Jean M., 82, Hastings, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 21, 2014, at Golden Living-HAIDA.
Margaret Gloria Marsh
MARSH – Margaret Gloria, born Dec. 28, 1927, was called to her heavenly home April 19, 2014.
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Wayne R. Bailey
BAILEY – Wayne R., 53, South Fork, passed away unexpectedly on Good Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Sarah G. Balzano
BALZANO – Sarah G., 87, Dysart, died April 20, 2014, at UPMC Altoona.
Michael Coleman Barabas
BARABAS – Michael Coleman, 75, Johnstown, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior surrounded by his loving family April 21, 2014, at home.
Richard N. Handel
HANDEL – Richard N., 72, Portage, passed away April 17, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
KLINE – Roseann, 84, Ebensburg, passed away suddenly April 19, 2014, at home.
Bobby Gene Lambert
LAMBERT – Bobby Gene, 72, Shanksville, died April 20, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.
Ann M. Lashinsky
LASHINSKY – Mrs. Ann M., 94, Windber, went to be with the Lord April 21, 2014, at St. Jude’s Haven, Elton, Pa.
Ruth V. Parkinson
PARKINSON – Ruth V., 86, Johnstown, passed away April 20, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home.
RISHELL – Joseph “Bud,” 76, Eighth Ward, formerly of East Conemaugh Borough, passed away April 20, 2014.
Amanda N. Sherry-Griffon
SHERRY-GRIFFON – Amanda N., 30, Northern Cambria, passed away April 19, 2014.
George William Smith
SMITH – George William “Smitty Bill” “Pap,” 81, Sidman, died suddenly Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Carol A. Vladic
VLADIC – Carol A., 74, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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