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Obituaries

  • Joan L. Boucher, 91

    BRUNSWICK — Joan L. Boucher, 91, died Oct. 25, with her husband by her side. She was born in Topsham on Nov. 11, 1922, the daughter of Gideon J. and Josephine (Menard) Allard. She grew up in Topsham, and attended St. John’s School and Brunswick High School. Boucher worke...

  • Wilmer J. McBurnie, 92

    BATH — Wilmer James McBurnie, 92, died Oct. 27 at The Bodwell House in Brunswick, due to a prolonged illness. McBurnie was born March 27, 1922, in Aroostook County, to Alden and Verna McBurnie. His family moved to Richmond, and he earned a diploma from Richmond High School. Following...

  • Gail D. Smith, 77

    BRUNSWICK — Gail Della Smith, 77, of Brunswick, died peacefully Oct. 27 at a Scarborough health care facility. She was born in Augusta on Dec. 28, 1936, the daughter of Richard and Claire (Brillard) Smith. A 1954 graduate of Brunswick High School, Smith received her undergraduate deg...

  • J. Emily McMonagle, 96

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Janet Emily McMonagle, 96, died Oct. 25 at Maine Medical Center. She was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Bangor, the daughter of Lewis M. and Ethel (Rand) Blake. Following a childhood in Lagrange, she graduated from the University of Maine in 1940. She began her teachi...

  • Evelyn J. Woodbury, 82: Longtime SMCC employee, volunteered talents for others

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Evelyn J. Woodbury, 82, of South Portland, died peacefully at her home on Nov. 1, surrounded by her family. She was born May 11, 1932, in Portland, the daughter of Edward D. and Blanche E. (Virtue) Currie. She grew up in South Portland and graduated with the South Po...

  • Marion W. Riley, 90: Canadian navy veteran loved swimming, family

    MEREDITH, NEW HAMPSHIRE — Marion W. Riley, 90, a former longtime resident of Cumberland, died peacefully Oct. 24 at a retirement community after a period of declining health. She was born in 1924 in St. Lambert, Quebec, and graduated from high school there. During World War II, she j...

  • June L. Stimson, 91

    FALMOUTH — June Libby Stimson, 91, of Falmouth, died Oct. 27 after a prolonged period of failing health. She was born in Windham in 1923, the daughter of Edna Libby. Stimson grew up on Land of Nod Road and graduated from Windham High School. For many years, she and her husband...

  • Dennis D. Knowles Sr., 72

    PORTLAND — Dennis Donald Knowles Sr., 72, of Portland, died peacefully at home on Oct. 24. Knowles was born in Portland on Aug. 14, 1942, to the James A. and Irene A. (Verry) Knowles. He worked as a shoe cutter for various shoe manufacturers for many years. In addition ...

  • Frances G.B. Foster, 83: Nurse had longtime interest in medicine

    PORTLAND — Frances Grace Buck Foster, 83, died from heart failure Oct. 27 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, in the company of her caregiver and best friend, her daughter. Foster was born Sept. 26, 1931, a daughter Doris and Clinton Buck, of Monmouth, and the younger sister of Pris...

  • Charles W. Epps, 89

    TOPSHAM — Charles W. Epps, 89, of Augusta Road, died Oct. 22 at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth where he had been a resident for over two years. He was born in Athens, Georgia, on July 7, 1925, the fifth child of Benjamin Thomas and Omie Williams Epps. He attended local schools and gr...