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DOVER, Joan Lewis
Foster's Daily Democrat (Dover, NH) March 8, 2008 (Saturday)
DOVER, Joan Lewis Lavoie
, 74, of Waldron Towers, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at the Hyder Family Hospice House after a lengthy, courageous battle with cancer. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, on June 23, 1933, the daughter of Thomas and Frances (Horlick) Lewis, she was a former 20-year resident of Concord before moving here in 1981. Before her retirement in 1987, she was employed at New England Telephone Co., now Verizon. She loved bingo, cards, traveling, animals and spending time with her family. She was an inspiration to all who met her. Joan was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church and the Dover Area Senior Citizens. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Paul, Dr. Sonneborn, the nurses and staff at the Seacoast Cancer Center, Dr. Turiano and the staff at the Hyder Family Hospice House, as well as the nurses on the second floor of the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. She is survived by two daughters, Janice N. Lanzo of Columbia, N.H., Deborah A. Tharp of Chichester, N.H.; a son, David M. Lavoie of Portsmouth; a grandson, Jason E. Drew; two brothers, Robert C. Lewis and Gerald C. Lewis, both of St. John's, Newfoundland and nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, sisters, Shirley M. Callahan, Helen E. Lewis and her brother, Thomas M."Max" Lewis, predeceased her. Relatives and friends are invited to call Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, corner of Hale and Locust streets. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery. Memorials in her name may be made to the Seacoast Cancer Center, 789 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820 or to Hyder Family Hospice House, 285 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820. Please go to to sign the online guest book. Visit the online guest book at

Gerald Clifford Rademaker Sr.
died Oct. 21, 2008, at age 87
The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon. October 24, 2008
Gerald Clifford Rademaker
was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Oak Park, Ill. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, and in the Air Force during the Korean War and Vietnam War, retiring from the Air Force in 1973 as a lieutenant colonel. He moved to Woodburn in 1986. In 1961, he married Shirley Wiseman (her obituary is included on the 2010 page - she was a Newfoundlander). Survivors include his wife; daughter, Katherine Sue Daniels; son, Gerald Jr.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Simon-Woodburn.
From - The Woodburn Independent, Woodburn Oregon, October 25, 2008
Gerald Clifford Rademaker, Sr., 87, of Woodburn, died Oct. 21, 2008.
Born Sept. 7, 1921 in Oak Park, Ill., he attended school there, enlisting in the Army Air Corp in 1941 prior to World War II. He served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam, retiring in 1973 as a Lt. Colonel. He moved to Woodburn from California in 1986. His hobbies included flying, computers, writing his life story and he was a fitness enthusiast. He married Shirley Wiseman Oct. 28, 1961 in Carmel, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, of Woodburn; son Gerald C. Rademaker of Loveland, Ohio; daughter Katherine Sue Daniels of Roswell, N.M.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Glenn Rademaker. A funeral service was held Oct. 24 at Simon-Woodburn Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are by Simon-Woodburn Funeral Chapel.
(Contributed by Dave Wells)



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