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Obituaries

  • Donald J. Whitten, 72: Avid trap shooter, enjoyed dancing and karaoke

    SCARBOROUGH — Donald Jan Whitten, 72, died Dec. 22 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was born on Dec. 14, 1941, the son of James F. and Flora A. Fairfield Whitten. He grew up in Scarborough and attended Scarborough High School. Whitten served in the U.S. Air Force...

  • Kerwin F. Butcher, 81: Veteran, lifelong BIW employee

    BATH — Kerwin F. Butcher, 81,  died Dec. 23 at Mid-Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Bath on Nov. 27, 1932, the son of Kerwin B. and Katherine Butcher. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School with the class of 1952. Butcher began work ...

  • Virginia Ferris, 82

    BATH — Virginia Ferris, 82, of Bath, died Dec. 27 at Parkland Medical Center, in Derry, N.H., with her family by her side. She was born May 11, 1931, in Gardiner, the daughter of Frank and Florence Anderson, of Richmond. She graduated from Richmond High School and attended Farmi...

  • Alexander Wheeler Jr., 91: Enjoyed sailing, traveling, devoted to family

    Yarmouth — Alexander Wheeler Jr., 91, of Yarmouth, died of natural causes Dec. 23. He was born to Alexander and Agnes Wheeler June 10, 1922, in Boston, Mass. He grew up in Boston and Manchester-by-the-Sea and attended Dexter School and Milton Academy. He received a bachelor's fr...

  • Lloyd G. Davies, 95: Family doctor, loved travel and sailing

    POTRLAND — Lloyd G. Davies, 95, of Portland, died Dec. 21, at his residence. He was born Aug. 29, 1918, in Oneco, Conn., a son of George W. and Edith Underwood Davies. He attended local schools and graduated from Plainfield High School. Davies attended the University of Vermont,...

  • Betty Kraemer, 85

    BATH — Betty Kraemer, 85, died Dec. 14, with her family by her side, after a struggle with cancer at Mid Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick. The youngest of nine siblings, she was born Feb. 9, 1928, in Bath, to Harold and Mattie Swain. Kraemer enjoyed playing music a...

  • George R. Little, 87

    BRUNSWICK — George R. Little, 87, of Thornton Oaks died Dec. 9 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 24, 1926, the son of Franklin R. and Janet D. Little. Little attended schools in Ogdensburg, N.Y., and New Hampshire. He rece...

  • Lorraine M. Bisson, 93: Matriarch helped build family business

    TOPSHAM — Lorraine M. Bisson, 93, died Dec. 19 at her home with her family gathered around her. She was born in Brunswick August 14, 1920, the daughter of Jean and Corinne Poulin. She attended St. John’s School and was a member of St. John’s Church in Brunswick. ...

  • Edward F. Cogswell Sr., 94: World War II vet, loved cooking

    SCARBOROUGH — Edward Francis Cogswell Sr., 94, died Dec. 14 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough, with his family by his side. Cogswell was the son of John D. Cogswell and Martha Horneff. He attended Portland schools, enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in World War II. L...

  • Sandra M. Doyle, 46

    FALMOUTH — Sandra M. Doyle, 46, of Falmouth died peacefully in her sleep with her beloved husband by her side Dec. 13, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, after a valiant battle against melanoma. Born Feb. 19, 1967, in Portland, she was the daughter of Allen E. Cof...