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Obituaries

  • Mary E. Roche Correction

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The obituary for Mary E. Roche, 91, printed on April 3, omitted an acknowledgment to the South Portland Nursing Home. During the last three years of her life, Roche was a resident at the South Portland Nursing Home. Words cannot express the gratitude that her fa...

  • Carol Ann Higgins, 77: Avid craftswoman, loved to swim

    FREEPORT — Carol Ann Higgins, 77, died at Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick on March 29, following a long illness. Her children were by her side. She was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Calais, the eldest of three daughters born to Charles and Mabel Redding. Her family moved to Belfast, whe...

  • Steven M. Wescott, 52

    CUMBERLAND — Steven M. Wescott, 52, died March 31. He was the son of Bruce Wescott and Sandra Perry Wescott. He was born and raised in the East Deering neighborhood of Portland before moving to Cumberland Center at 17. He graduated from Greely High School in 1980. Wescott moved ...

  • Ellen Paul Skelding Bernard, 87

    YARMOUTH — Ellen Paul Skelding Bernard, 87, died March 5 in Yarmouth. She was born in Boston, the daughter of Paul Skelding and Elizabeth Drake Skelding. She grew up in Hingham and Norwell, Mass. She attended the Putney School in Vermont and later graduated from the Mary Fletche...

  • Edna A. Lyden, 102: Lifelong Portland resident, matriarch

    PORTLAND — Edna A. Lyden, 102, formerly of Montreal Street and Peaks Island, died peacefully April 1, following a long and healthy life. She was born in Portland on Nov. 15, 1911, the daughter of William H. and Catherine McAleer O’Brion. She attended local schools and grad...

  • Philip Arthur Haskell, 83

    BATH — Philip Arthur Haskell, 83, died March 18 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Augusta. He was born in Bath, April 2, 1930, to the former mayor of Bath, Robert H. and Margery Chapman Haskell. He was the youngest of five children. He came from a long line of musically talented in...

  • Beverly Packard Howe, 88

    BATH — Beverly Packard Howe, 88, died March 26, at the Hillhouse with her family by her side. She was born in Rumford, March 16, 1926, the youngest child of Arthur Mellen Sr. and Eva Eudora Packard. Her early years were spent in Canton on Overlook Farm, a bed and breakfas...

  • Bob Dascenzo, 61: Longtime car salesman, enjoyed living in Maine

    BRUNSWICK — Bob Dascenzo, 61, died March 25 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston of heart failure related to Amyloid disease. He was born in Norwalk, Conn., Jan. 26, 1953, the son of Patsy and Audrey Pierce Dascenzo. He attended New Canaan schools and during his adolescen...

  • Mary E. Roche, 91: Enjoyed traveling, camping and spending time with family

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mary E. Roche, 91, died peacefully March 24 at the South Portland Nursing Home, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Portland on Oct. 20, 1922, the daughter of Harold T. and Grace Griffin Keating. She attended local schools. During her...

  • Brian MacLeod Hathaway Jr., 43

    CUMBERLAND — Brian MacLeod Hathaway Jr., 43, died unexpectedly Feb. 14  in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong while vacationing with his family. Cause of death is still unknown. He was born Nov. 24, 1970, in Bangor, the son of Brian and Judith Hathaway, of Cumberland For...