MVH Augusta Veteran of the Month – Leo Small

Leo Rhoades Small was born July 16, 1923, in Litchfield, Maine. He was the fifth child of Genevieve and Delmar Small. Delmar was a farmer and Genevieve kept busy chasing after her children, Chester, Grandville, Freda, Hilda and Leo. At 19 years old, Leo went into the Army Air Corps, with the goal of flying … Continued

MVH Augusta Veteran of the Month – Francesco Giacomazzo

Frank was born October 6, 1918 in Rochester, New York. Frank’s father, Carlo Giacomazzo was a shoemaker who was born in Italy and his mother, Vincenzina Sciacca was a housewife, who was born in Tunisia. Frank was primarily raised by his grandmother and grew up in Casablanca, Morocco. He was fluent in Italian, French and … Continued

MVH Bangor Veteran of the Month – Edd Hardie

Edd Hardie was born in 1949, and grew up on the islands of Penobscot Bay, primarily on Deer Isle. He was the son of a fisherman, but he realized at a young age that his father’s occupation was not for him. “I worked with my father one summer,” Edd recalls.  “I remember looking at him … Continued

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A short-term stay in a nursing home is both valuable and often a necessity when a loved one is recovering from a surgery, stroke or other serious illness. With 24/7 specialized care, they gain strength back in a safe environment before returning home. Then the news comes that it’s time for your loved one to … Continued

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