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Obituaries

  • Hope T. Swasey, 95

    SCARBOROUGH — Hope Talbot Swasey, 95, of Scarborough and formerly of Boston, died April 24. Swasey was born Sept. 26, 1919, the daughter of Martha and Oscar Halsey and niece of former Massachusetts Gov. Alvan T. Fuller. She was the wife of Dudley Talbot, and later of Fred...

  • Pauline G. McKay, 91: WAVES veteran devoted life to family, always returned to Maine

    SCARBOROUGH — Pauline "Polly" Grant McKay, 91, died April 23 at Piper Shores Retirement Community, where she had been a resident for 14 years. She was born in Houlton on March 31, 1924, the first child of Aubrey and Thelma Grant. Pauline graduated from Houlton High School...

  • Donald W. McKibben, 93

    YARMOUTH — Donald Weldon McKibben, 93, known as "Mac" to his flying buddies, died April 9 with his son Frank at his side. A child of the Great Depression, he grew up in Hornell, New York. There, he met his future wife, developed his lifelong love of jazz music, and made his firs...

  • Fred B. Webster, 84: Well-known innkeeper served Yarmouth and his country

    YARMOUTH — Fred B. Webster, 84, died April 14, with his wife, Colleen, and dog, Charlie, by his side. He was born July 30, 1930, in Portland, the son of Fred B. Webster Sr. and Doris Preston Webster. He attended Deering High School and graduated from Hebron Academy. He th...

  • Lenore F. Milbank, 79: Longtime hospital employee loved travel, yoga

    PORTLAND — Lenore F. Milbank, 79, of Crestview Drive, died April 21 at her home, as she wanted, with her daughter by her side. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was a daughter of John B. and Myrle I. (Dube) Low. She graduated from Binghamton High School and attended Albany State T...

  • Maria A. McCartney, 88

    PORTLAND — Maria Anna "Mary" D’Alfonzo McCartney, 88, of Portland, died April 24 at Avita of Stroudwater, with her family by her side. She was born June 1, 1926, in Portland, a daughter of Constantino and Giacinta Sabatini D’Alfonzo. She attended local schools.

  • Birger T. Johnson, 88: Minister's service stretched from NJ to Augusta

    SCARBOROUGH — The Rev. Birger T. Johnson, 88, of Rhode Island Avenue, South Portland, died April 14 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. Born Jan. 16, 1927, the son of Uno and Irene Eriksson Johnson, Birger grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and Montclair, New Jersey. He was a ...

  • Stanley B. Sylvester, 90: Physician was busy volunteer, entrepreneur in retirement

    TOPSHAM — Stanley B. Sylvester, 90, of The Highlands in Topsham, died April 10 after a brief illness. He was born in Portland, the son of Allan W. and Dora H. Sylvester, and grew up near Woodfords Corner. In 1942, he graduated from Deering High School, where he excelled as a mem...

  • Elsie E. Brown, 94

    HARPSWELL — Elsie E. Brown, 94, of Cundy’s Harbor, died April 11, surrounded by her daughters. She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in West Point, the twelfth child of Herman Sr. and Inez (Gilliam) Smith. She grew up in West Point and attended Phippsburg schools. She married...

  • Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62

    OCEAN PARK — Charles J. Glavin Jr., 62, formerly of Brunswick, died unexpectedly after a massive heart attack on April 15. He was the son of Charles J. and Christine Cavanaugh Glavin. Raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he was a 1970 graduate of Assumption Preparatory School and...