In Memory Of

Elaine S. Gershman

Bangor, Maine

Guest Book

raymie mckerrow

September 19, 2013 | Athens, OH

I served with her as Assoc. Dean when I was at Maine and have fond memories of the work she accomplished in that role!!

September 18, 2013

Dear Karen,

Please accept my condolences for the loss of your wonderful mother. Many of us feel a sense of loss for Elaine, but yours is of course the greatest. I'm sure that your memories are the longest and deepest, however, so I hope you will find them a comfort and source of pride and gratitude.

Virginia Nees-Hatlen, Old Town

jim herlan

August 31, 2013 | Rochester, NY

Dear Karen,
I was very sorry to learn of your loss. As we all know, your mother made an immense contribution to the Orono campus and to the community. She will be missed by all who knew her. Please accept my sincere condolences. With warm wishes, Jim Herlan

renaissance brann, hughes, lavallee, fish

August 26, 2013 | Gardiner, ME

Elaine was a gift to us, a precious wonderful gift...she will be missed. She made one feel like they were the most important loved person of all! Our prayers and thoughts are with you Karen, Michelle, Beautiful girl & Abu

peter reid

August 26, 2013 | Orono, ME

Karen, I'm so sorry for your loss. I will forever have fond memories of your mother (and all your family)! I feel blessed to have known her and am very thankful for all she did for me during my youth and later years.

August 26, 2013


I hope that you can find comfort in the memories of your mother, at this difficult time. You are in my thoughts

Nancy Rushton

gene & jody pratt

August 26, 2013 | Old Town, ME

Jody & I offer our most sincere condolences. we know the kindness and goodness of Elaine and know that many will share with you in her loss. Sincerely. Gene & Jody

August 24, 2013

Karen, Jackie and Abu, I am sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. It sounds like she was an amazing woman. Thinking of all of you.
~Janet Dunn (Kents Hill School)

judith coburn-harris

August 23, 2013 | Orono, ME

My condolences for the loss of this compassionate respected woman. She was precious and I was blessed to know her so very many years ago.


Elaine's Obituary

FARMINGDALE and ORONO -- Professor Elaine S. Gershman, of 373 Outlet Road, Farmingdale, formerly of 6 Frost Lane, Orono, died on Aug. 19, 2013, after 83 years of appreciating life and its wonders. Even her last five years, as she wended her way through dementia's maze, were marked by her gentle...

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