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Obituaries

  • Shirley S. Haapanen, 92: Active in church, hosted exchange students

    YARMOUTH — Shirley Smith Haapanen, 92, died peacefully Aug. 15 at Brentwood Nursing Home. A mother, grandmother, sister and friend, she will be remembered by many as a woman whose Christian faith guided her life. Daughter of Ruby McIntyre Smith and Max Lee Smith, Haapanen was born in...

  • Walter D. Tuttle, 82: Veteran, hard worker rose from the mail room

    PORTLAND — Walter Daniel Tuttle, 82, died Aug. 22 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. Born on Jan. 26, 1932, he was the seventh of 11 children of Edward and Florence Downey Tuttle. He attended Cheverus High School in Portland, and completed his education at Fordham Univers...

  • John F.P. Greeley Jr., 57

    PORTLAND — John Francis Patrick Greeley Jr., 57, of Portland, died peacefully Aug. 18 at Maine Medical Center with his family by his side. He was born March 15, 1957, in Portland, a son of John Francis Patrick Greeley Sr. and Joan Grant Labbe. He was educated in local schools and gra...

  • Frances B. Fowler, 95

    BRUNSWICK — Frances B. Fowler, 95, of Garden Lane, died Aug. 13 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. Fowler was born Feb. 16, 1919, in Melrose, Massachusetts, the daughter of John T. and Beatrice Heyer Baillie. She attended local schools and graduated from Melrose High School...

  • Norma F.J. McLoughlin, 84: Former publisher volunteered for others

    HARPSWELL — Norma Frances Jannell McLoughlin, 84, formerly of Otter Brook Road, died Aug. 12 at Mere Point Nursing Home in Brunswick, surrounded by her children. A victim of dementia, she had been a resident of Mere Point for several years. McLoughlin was born in Portland to Forrest ...

  • William E. Leo, 90: Golden Gloves boxer, built throughout Maine

    SCARBOROUGH — William E. Leo, 90, died on Aug. 12, with his family by his side. The son of Antonio and Amelia (Amabile) Leo, he was born in Portland on June 16, 1924. As many other young men did, he turned to activities at the Boys Club on Cumberland Avenue, now the Boys and Girls Cl...

  • Beatrice M.S. Schulz, 92: Devoted her life to family, nursing

    FALMOUTH — Beatrice Madeline Speirs Schulz, 92, died Aug. 12, in the care of her family. Shulz was born to James and Madeline Rolfe Speirs on Dec. 6, 1921, in Portland. The oldest of six children, she grew up in the North Deering section of Portland, and was a 1939 graduate of Deerin...

  • Celia G. Mooney, 96

    YARMOUTH — Celia Galli Mooney, of Yarmouth and formerly of Orchard Street in Portland, died Aug. 12 at the age of 96. Mooney was born Aug. 8, 1918, to Antonio C and Mary Moscone Galli, the second of six children. She graduated from Deering High School in 1936 and from Westbrook Colle...

  • Lucille C. Ulrickson, 90

    FREEPORT — Lucille C. Ulrickson, 90, formerly of Flying Point Road, Freeport, died in Gorham on Aug.11 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Ulrickson was born April 15, 1924, in Lewiston to Dennis J. and Elizabeth C. Davis. She was the oldest of four children and attended Lewis...

  • Elizabeth M. Gribbin, 92: Radio personality entertained generations

    PORTLAND — Elizabeth "Betty" M. Gribbin, 92, of State Street, died Aug. 16. Gribbin was born in Portland on Sept. 23, 1921, a daughter of Charles P. and Elizabeth O'Neill Gribbin, and was the youngest of 13 children. She was educated in the Portland school system and graduated from P...