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Obituaries

  • Alice P. Wallis, 81

    FALMOUTH — Alice "Allie" Potts Wallis, 81, died Oct. 5 at her home in OceanView at Falmouth, surrounded by her family. Born April 30, 1933, in New York City, she and her parents, sister Nancy and brother Fred later settled in Philadelphia. Her love of learning flourished ...

  • Grace M. Lane, 87

    FALMOUTH — Grace Marion Lane, 87, died Oct. 6 at Sedgewood Commons. She was born in Lewiston on Oct. 16, 1926, the daughter of Randall and Alice Orr Lane. She spent most of her childhood on the Harpswell farm of her grandparents, Rose and Fred Orr. She graduated from Brunswick...

  • Jennie B. Profenno, 99: Farmed in Freeport for decades

    FREEPORT — Jennie B. Profenno, 99, died peacefully Oct. 8 after a brief stay at Hawthorne House in Freeport. She was born in Yarmouth on Aug. 21, 1915, the daughter of Frank and Harriet Gallant and the seventh of their 10 children. She attended school up to the 10th grade, when she m...

  • Jacqueline E. Swann, 44: CNA put others above herself

    PORTLAND — Jacqueline Elizabeth Swann, 44, of Portland, died Oct. 3. Swann was born April 30, 1970, in Portland, to Terry Swann and June Doucette. She attended local schools and went on to work as a certified nursing assistant. She loved the outdoors, especially time spen...

  • Sharon L. Violette, 67

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Sharon L. Violette, 67, of South Portland, died unexpectedly on Sept. 27 at Maine Medical Center. She was born Aug. 5, 1947, a daughter of William and Mary (Killinger) Cardona. She attended local schools. Violette was a former communicant of St. Dominic&r...

  • Daniel R. Donovan, 77: Star athlete, civic leader gave much to community

    BATH — Daniel R. Donovan, 77, of Bath, died Sept. 25 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, with his family by his side. He was born April 19, 1937, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, the son of Daniel R. Sr. and Grace (Murphy) Donovan. The family moved to Auburn in 1948, and Dan graduated from...

  • Robert R. Brillant, 71

    TOPSHAM — Robert R. Brillant, 71, of Cathance Road, died Sept. 25 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Brunswick Feb. 3, 1943, the son of Lucien and Loretta Bernier Brillant. He attended local schools and in 1968 became a firefighter for the town of Brunswick, retiring in 1988. He a...

  • Claire L. Stockford, 97

    BRUNSWICK — Claire L. Stockford, 97, of Durham Road, died Sept. 29 at her home. She was born in Brunswick on Nov. 24, 1916, the daughter of Philoclese and Mathilda Dumais Lacharite. She graduated from St. John's School and attended Brunswick High School. On Sept. 27, 1941...

  • Shirley E. West, 83

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Shirley E. West, 83, of Grand Street, died Oct. 1 at the South Portland Nursing Center. She was born in Damariscotta on Dec. 15, 1930, the daughter of Lawrence F. and Evelyn L. Burnham Bryant. She attended schools in Portland and graduated from Portland High School i...

  • Elsie V.E. Maynard, 89

    YARMOUTH — Elsie Viola Erickson Maynard, 89, died peacefully on Oct. 3 at Bay Square at Yarmouth. She was born July 30, 1925, in Worcester, Massachusetts. The only child of Swedish and Finnish immigrants Joel Erickson and Hulda Back Erickson, she had many wonderful memories of growin...