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Obituaries

  • Valerie Y. Murray, 87: Devoted life to faith, family and science

    FREEPORT — Valerie Young Murray, 87, died Aug. 8 at her home in Freeport. Murray was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Augusta, to Cecil Knowlton and Ida Muriel (Young) Knowlton. As a child, she lived with her mother and grandparents, Daniel S. Young Jr. and Maud Young, who raised her and her si...

  • Mary E. McGovern, 91: Mother of 10, worked at Pentagon

    PORTLAND — Mary Ella McGovern, 91, died peacefully July 23 at her Warwick Street home, with her family by her side. McGovern was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, on Sept. 2, 1922, the daughter of Dan and Mary Dallas Hall. She attended local schools and graduated from Central High Sch...

  • Elaine B. Miller, 84

    TOPSHAM — Elaine B. Miller, 84, died July 31 at the Highlands in Topsham. Miller was born in Needham, Massachusetts, on Aug. 14, 1929, to F. Walter and Dorothy Bennett. She graduated from Needham High School and Green Mountain College. After graduation, she was employed for 10...

  • Joe A. Kinnard, 56

    TOPSHAM — Joe A. Kinnard, 56, died from complications of pancreatic cancer on July 29, surrounded at home by his family. Kinnard was born July 1, 1958, in Laredo, Texas. He attended school in New Mexico, Indiana, Alabama and Missouri, as well as in Germany. As a young man, he loved t...

  • Dolores T. Carrier, 89

    HARPSWELL — Dolores T. Carrier, 89, of Kopaddy Trail in Harpswell, died Aug. 2 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, following a long illness. She was born May 24, 1925, in Lewiston, a daughter of Leonard A. and Marianne (Gamache) Gagne. She attended schools in Lewiston. C...

  • Robert J. Kaler Sr., 88

    BATH — Robert James Kaler Sr., 88, of Bath, died July 27 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center in Brunswick. He was born in Bath on Dec. 22, 1925, the son of Howard E. and Dorothy (Travis) Kaler. He grew up in Bath and attended Morse High School. Kaler served in the U.S. Army f...

  • Richard J. Mullen Jr., 45

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Richard J. Mullen Jr., 45, died unexpectedly Aug. 1, while undergoing cardiac surgery. Mullen was born Aug. 17, 1968, with a congenital heart defect that required two previous surgeries during his teenage years. Yet he did not allow his condition to hold him back. He...

  • Katherine B. Jaques, 90

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Katherine Beatrice (Willwerth) Jaques died July 27, shortly before her 91st birthday. She was born in Portland on Aug. 5, 1923, the third of four children of Mary J. (Quinn) and Wendell L. Willwerth, of South Portland. She learned the value of hard work and th...

  • Kenneth J. Libby, 91: Veteran served Scarborough in many roles

    SCARBOROUGH — Kenneth J. Libby, 91, of Scarborough, died July 23 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Libby was born in Scarborough on Aug. 24, 1922, the oldest son of Richard and Maude (Plowman) Libby. Growing up, he was active in 4-H and graduated from Scarborough High School in...

  • Andrew Ian Dodge, 46: Tea party activist, former Senate candidate

    HARPSWELL — Andrew Ian Dodge, a tea party activist and writer who ran for U.S. Senate in 2012, died Aug. 1 of cancer at the age of 46. According to his website, AndrewIanDodge.com, Dodge died of a form of incurable cancer. “If you are reading this I will have succumbed t...