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Obituaries

  • Doramay Bragg, 89: Longtime hairdresser, supportive matriarch

    YARMOUTH — Doramay Bragg, 89, died peacefully in her sleep on June 17. She was born in Stearns, Kentucky, on June 30, 1924, and spent her early years in Winfield, Tennessee. Following the death of her father, her mother, Frances Terry, returned to the family's home in Maine, bri...

  • Margery Coon Kepes, 87

    CUMBERLAND — Margery Coon Kepes, 87, of Cumberland Foreside, died peacefully on June 24 at Sedgewood Commons in Falmouth. She was born on Aug. 4, 1926, to Charles and Ida Coon, and grew up in Ashland, New Hampshire. Her love of the Maine coast began during childhood, when she sp...

  • Loring Arthur Nesbit, 79: Patriot, loyal and hard-working

    PORTLAND — Loring Arthur Nesbit, 79, of Portland, died June 25 after a courageous battle with leukemia, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 26, 1935, in Avon, Massachusetts, the son of Arthur H. and Drusilla F. Nesbit. He was the older brother of Drusilla Nesbi...

  • Harland Hatch, 90: Lifelong engineer, active in community

    BOWDOIN — Harland Hatch, 90, died June 20. He was born in Bath on April 12, 1924, the oldest child of Oscar and Elizabeth Freeman Hatch. He was educated in the Bowdoin schools and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1941. His college education was interrupted after his sopho...

  • Frederick Mitchell Haggett, 89

    PHIPPSBURG — Frederick Mitchell Haggett, 89, died peacefully at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, June 16. The son of Frederick Hazen and Gladys Haggett,  he was born March 6, 1922, in Rockland. His father was a freight train conductor for the Maine Central Railroad, hi...

  • Gail F. Rice, 57: Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation co-founder

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Gail F. Rice, 57, died June 21 at her home after a two-year battle with cancer. She was born June 17, 1957, in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, a daughter of Toivo O. and Anna Maki. She graduated from Gardner High School in Massachusetts, Class of 1975. She received he...

  • Ernest L. Frost Sr., 84

    BRUNSWICK — Ernest L. Frost Sr., 84, died June 15 at his home in Brunswick. Born in Brattleboro, Vermont, on Aug. 19, 1929, he was the son of Harry and Mary Frost. He attended schools in Massachusetts, Missouri, and Vermont, then joining the Navy in 1945, where he served as a ma...

  • Joan Elinor Wilson Laskey Hoppe, 85

    TOPSHAM — Joan Elinor Wilson Laskey Hoppe, 85, of Topsham, died June 17 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, following a brief illness. She was born April 12, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter of Floyd and Gladys Wilson. She attended Bunganuc Rural School, graduated from Br...

  • Andrew Patrick Dolan Jr., 83: Navy and Air Force vet, traveled the world

    COUSINS ISLAND — Andrew Patrick Dolan Jr., 83, of Yarmouth, died peacefully surrounded by family at his home on Cousins Island June 15. He was born April 18, 1931, and was raised in Brooklyn, New York, by his parents, Andrew Patrick Dolan Sr., a native of Ireland, and There...

  • Fred Hamren, 83

    FALMOUTH — Fred Hamren, 83, died June 16 in Falmouth.  Born in Chicago on June 21, 1930, he attended the University of Michigan, graduating with a degree in civil engineering. It was there that he met the love of his life, Marcia. During college, he left to serve four ...