CALAIS – Herman (Milton) Thornton, 83, died April 8, 2004, at a Calais hospital. He was born Dec. 13, 1920, in Scotch Ridge, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Herman and Mary (McLeod) Thornton. He was a World War II Royal Canadian Air Force Veteran. Milton attended St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Calais. He was a member of the St. Croix Lodge No. 46 AF & AM of Calais and the International Square Dance Club. He was predeceased by two brothers, Clifford and Harold Thornton; two sisters, Emma Sullivan and Mary Tucker. Surviving are his wife, Thelma (Ross) Thornton of Calais; two sons, Milton Thornton and his wife, Jill, of Baring, Garry Thornton and his wife, Carole, of Lubbock, Texas; one daughter, Barbara Lara and her husband, Jose, of Calais; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Spring graveside services will be in the St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Friends may make donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society, One Maine St., Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Arrangements are by the Scott-Wilson Funeral Home, Calais.