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Obituaries

  • Beulah B. Ambs, 76

    BRUNSWICK — Beulah Bernice "Bea" Ambs, 76, of Water Street, died April 25 at her residence. Ambs was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Rosedale, Indiana, a daughter of Virgil L. and Mary J. (Street) Benthall. She was educated in St. Louis, Missouri, city schools and graduated from ...

  • John E. Donahue, 89

    HARPSWELL — John “Jack” E. Donahue, 89, of East Cundy’s Point, died April 28 at Mid Coast Health Center in Brunswick. He was born May 18, 1925, in Arlington, Massachusetts, the son of David J. Donahue and Charlotte Swain Donahue. He graduated from Arlington Hig...

  • Windy B. Skillin, 51

    DRESDEN — Windy B. Skillin, 51, a former student of Morse High School in Bath, died unexpectedly on March 9. He was born July 28, 1963, in Portsmouth, Virginia, to Breese B. and Mary Nancy (Williams) Skillin. In 1977, Windy and his family moved to his father’s hometown of ...

  • William D. Geoghegan, 92: Distinguished Bowdoin prof loved Brunswick's beauty

    BRUNSWICK — William Davidson Geoghegan, 92, died April 25 at Midcoast Senior Health Center, after a long illness. He was born July 16, 1922, in Wilmington, Delaware, to Presley Downs and Mildred Davidson. Growing up in Delaware City, Delaware, he was also close to his grand...

  • Valerie L. Farrell, 95

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Valerie Loveitt Farrell, 95, died May 6 at home with her family. She was born in South Portland on Dec. 11, 1919, the daughter of Bessie P. and Burleigh W. Loveitt. A graduate of South Portland High School, she went on to earn a degree from Gorham Normal ...

  • Concetta M. Davies, 87

    YARMOUTH — Concetta "Connie" M. Davies, 87, died April 20 at Bay Square in Yarmouth. Davies was born Dec. 22, 1927, and raised in Plainville, Connecticut, the daughter of Pietro and Viola (Iannini) Mattioli. She graduated from Simmons College in 1948, and then served as a...

  • Barbara C. Doane, 83: 'Meme' was quietly dedicated to family, community

    PORTLAND — Barbara Concannon Doane, 83, of State Street, died May 9 at her home. She was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Portland, a daughter of Peter F. and Catherine (Folan) Concannon. She graduated from South Portland High School, in the class of 1949. She then worked for New England T...

  • Anna C. Olsen, 93

    PORTLAND — Anna C. Olsen, 93, of Portland, died May 8 at Cedars Retirement Community. She was born in Portland on Oct. 24, 1921, the daughter of Hans and Ane Dorthea Christensen. In her early life, Olsen worked for several businesses, including her brother Soren's print s...

  • Edward P. Ranaghan, 90

    PORTLAND — Edward Patrick Ranaghan, 90, died peacefully May 5 after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Portland. Christened Patrick Edward Ranaghan, has was the son of Charles H. and Margaret (Costello) Ranaghan. Edward attended local schools and graduate...

  • Cecile D. Currier, 95

    PORTLAND — Cecile D. Currier, 95, of Cumberland Avenue, died peacefully on May 3 at Mercy Hospital, with her family by her side. She was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Caribou, the daughter of Paul and Agnes Baron Smart. She attended local schools there, but at age 20 moved to Portland,...