J. Bernadette “Bernie” Roy 85, of Sanford passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, at Southbridge Rehab & Living Center in Biddeford. Born in Sanford on May17, 1938 to Valmont and Alpaide (Marcotte) Roy, she attended local schools and graduated from St. Ignatius School as valedictorian of her class. Working in the field of business all her life, she served faithfully as a caregiver for her mother and father for many years. Bernie enjoyed helping people and most recently worked tirelessly at the harmony Peer Support Center in Sanford. She was a devout Catholic and a communicant of Holy Family Church in Sanford. Her sister Therese (Roy) Bernier of Sanford survives her, along with many other family and friends. Visitation was held at the Carll-Heald &Black Funeral Home, on Friday Oct. 13, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Church with interment at St. Ignatius Cemetery. Read her full obituary https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/jbernadette-roy.
Sean William Cadigan, 60, of Acton, passed away on Sept. 29, 2023. He was born on Nov. 30, 1962, in Charlestown, Mass., to Timothy and Camile (Sperry) Cadigan Jr. He graduated from Wilmington High School (MA) in 1982 and after a career in Massachusetts he moved to Maine in 2005. Sean was one of the kindest people you will ever meet. He was always thinking of others and how he could help them. He was a simple, good-hearted soul and had the heart of an angel. He loved to listen to music, especially pop and soft rock. He enjoyed spending his time with family, going to church, and reading his bible. He supported many charities throughout his life. Sean is survived by his five brothers, Timothy III of Springvale, Glenn, Frank and Eric of Acton, and Danny of Wilmington, MA along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation and a funeral service was held on Saturday, Oct.7, at Bibber Memorial at Autumn Green, in Alfred followed by interment at Maple Grove Cemetery in Acton. https://memorials.bibbersautumngreen.com/sean-cadigan.
John Paul Mallory, 58, a kind and generous person, died of cancer on Sept. 30, 2023. He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Joanne Pagano and Howard Mallory on April 5, 1965. John was a loving and protective big brother to Jeremy, Timothy, and Rebekah Mallory and they couldn’t have asked for better. John lived and last worked at the Amvets Post in Sanford. Although he didn’t serve in the military, he supported and respected any who did. He was a proud Italian-American, a lover of most foods, and a major sports fan with many calling him brother, not just his siblings. John was predeceased by his sons Paul John Mallory in 1986 and Sean David Mallory in 2018 and is survived by Sean’s children, Rilynn, Jadelyn, and Kazen Mallory; his beautiful son Daymon Paul Mallory who John loved with intense pride; his loving fiancé Shelley Phillips; and many other family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Nov. 19, from 12 noon to 4 pm at the Amvets Post on 169 School St.