David Dow, here an OHS senior, was later "Mr. Dow" to scores of eighth grade science students.Kent Holmes surveys the action on the field.These "crazies" are Gail (Wadlin) Joslin, Susan Greenhalgh, and Sandra Emerson. Gail writes, "Tell the teachers not to fret--we turned out OK, have advanced degrees and good jobs!!"Sophomores "hang out" in an Orono school bus.Bleacher fans cheer the team in the "old" gym.Majorettes in formation.Pole vaulter Fran Cathcart at a spring meet.Mr. John Jeskey and Mrs. Judy Tredwell smile for the camera.OHS football players.Mrs. Nancy Gilles, longtime Yearbook advisor, and Yearbook staff. The 1992 yearbook was dedicated to Mrs. G. Slaves of Liberty: Quinn Collins, Geoff Battick, Anders Pogozelski(sp?), Rocky CollinsViola Morris, Class of 1917.Tim Hatfield and other members of the OHS marching band.Teenagers weren't getting enough sleep even in the 1950's.Jon Langille and Davis Greenwood taking a break from spring track.
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Rose Kocur Smart, Class of 1978, passes away

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LEE - Rose (Kocur) Smart, 49, passed away Nov. 16, 2008, at her home. She was born May 27, 1959, in Fort Dix, N.J., the daughter of John Joseph and Regina O. (Manzo) Kocur Jr. She attended Orono High School and graduated from the University of Maine - Orono. She owned and operated Riverside Community Center, 43 Fleming St., Lincoln. She worked for AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Augusta, as a D.E.E.P. facilitator. She was a licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor for several years. She was a community mentor for several greater Lincoln area agencies. She worked on the Toys for Tots campaign and received awards for the last two years from the U.S. Marine Corps for her hard work. She was an advocate for the Coats for Kids program. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, and enjoyed outdoor sports activities. Her greatest accomplishment was, in her eyes, becoming a mom and will be greatly missed by Michelle. Rose is survived by her daughter, Michelle Smart of Lee; her mother, Regina Kocur of Orono; two sisters, Donna Gail Cowan and her husband, Lester, of Orono, and Anne Osolinski and her husband, Basil, of Clinton; nieces and nephews, Alston Muir III of Clinton, Aja Matthews and Lance Cowan, both of Orono; her fiance, Roger Walton; uncles and aunts, Alex Manzo and Izzy of Florida, Albert Manzo and Ella of Portland, Roger Manzo and Joanne of Saco, and Michael Manzo of Massachusetts; and many, many cousins. She was predeceased by her father, John Kocur Jr. Funeral services were held at First Congregational Church of Lincoln, with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating. Interment will be at Millinocket Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, at the request of her sisters, donations in her memory may be made to a trust fund for the benefit of Michelle, care of Martha Broderick, Esq., P.O. Box 554, Lincoln, ME 04457. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.


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