COLUMBIA – Roscoe D. Worcester, 91, passed away Oct. 18, 2005, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. He was born in Columbia, the son of the late Charles K. and Jennie E. (Donovan) Worcester. After graduating from Columbia Falls High School in 1932, he held various jobs including clerking at grocery stores, working at the Quoddy Tidal Project, a machine shop in Mass., and a power plant in Conway, N.H. In the 1940’s he helped build Liberty ships at the Portland Ship Yard. Roscoe was also a blueberry grower, construction worker, state highway employee, and rural mail carrier, retiring in the mid-1980’s. He liked hunting and working with his father. He enjoyed nature, music, gardening, and worshipping at Little River Methodist Church. On his 90th birthday he was pleased to be presented with the Boston Post Cane. Most importantly of all he loved and was loved by his family. Roscoe was married to Virginia B. Kelley of Jonesport. They lived most of their married life in Columbia until her death in 1985. Roscoe is survived by two daughters, Brenda Ward and her husband, Bernard, of Columbia Falls and Jennifer Hoffses of Columbia and her friend, Richard Bailey, of Columbia Falls; two granddaughters, Jessica Ward of Bangor and Allison Thompson and husband, Kevin, of Bath; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ethelyn Haines and husband, Harold, Gwendolyn Kelley, Mertie Alley, R. Willis Kelley and wife, Earlene, Patricia Beal and husband, Alvah; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his wife, Virginia, he was predeceased by her parents, Raymond and Adra Kelley; brother, Orman Worcester and wife, Helen; sister, Maxine Watts and husband, Lawrence; and brothers-in-law, Manfred Kelley, Royal Kelley, and Howard Alley. Visiting hours will take place 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Main Street, Milbridge. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Columbia Cemetery.