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Obituaries

  • John D. Dalton, 83: Local harbormaster, passion was the sea

    YARMOUTH — John D. Dalton, formerly of Yarmouth, died Dec. 16, at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, Mass. He was born July 5, 1930,  in Lynn, Mass., to Dennis and Margaret Dalton. He graduated from Boston English and joined the U.S. Coast Guard, serving during the Korean War.

  • Shirley Jordan, 75

    PORTLAND — Shirley Jordan, 75, of Portland died Dec. 11, at Maine Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born in Madison, Jan. 7, 1938, and graduated from Windham High School in 1956. After high school, she joined First Portland National Bank, later known as Canal Ban...

  • Walter N. Rumery, 68: Portland educator, developed local safety program

    PORTLAND — Walter N. Rumery, 68, died Dec. 17, at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Portland, March 21, 1945, the son of Aldo B. and Charlotte V. Clark Rumery. He attended local schools and graduated from Portland High Schoo...

  • Sally J. Flaig, 63

    TOPSHAM — Sally J. Flaig, 63, died Dec. 9 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Flaig was born in Worcester, Mass., on June 19, 1950, the daughter of George and Phyllis Wheeler Fairhurst. She was educated in Brunswick schools but graduated from ...

  • Mary Pelkey, 85

    BATH — Mary Pelkey, 85, died peacefully Dec. 11 at Horizons Nursing Home in Brunswick. She was born Jan. 2, 1928, in Bath, the daughter of Pascal and Mary Olive Harper. She grew up in Bath, and graduated from Morse High School in 1945. Pelkey went on to attend the nursing school...

  • Richard D. Fisco, 93: Purple Heart hero penned autobiography

    BATH — Richard D. Fisco, 93, died peacefully Dec. 13 at HillHouse Assisted Living in Bath. He was born April 7, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Joseph and Mary Fisco. In high school, he was a long-distance runner and earned several awards. He won the Staten Island 6-m...

  • Patricia M. Dodd, 77: Lifelong nurse, loved family and friends

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Patricia Marie Dodd, 77, of South Portland, died Dec. 16 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Dodd was born in Portland, a daughter of Paul Nason and Mary Barry. She graduated from Cathedral High School, and later, from Holy Ghost School of Nursing ...

  • Jean Pearson, 84

    FALMOUTH — Jean Pearson, 84, of Falmouth, died Dec. 10, after a six-year battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 28, 1929, to Ralph and Grace Pearson, of Haverhill, Mass. She will be best remembered for her high energy and her caring nature to both her friends and family. ...

  • Jennie A. O'Brien, 92: Supportive family woman, outstanding cook

    YARMOUTH — Jennie A. O'Brien, 92, of Yarmouth, died Dec. 10. She was born in Boston on May 10, 1921, one of nine children to Lucy and Francis Ritz. She grew up in Jamaica Plain, attended local schools and was married to Francis O'Brien for 66 years. Together they had two childre...

  • Angela M. Tetrault, 90

    PORTLAND — Angela M. Tetrault, 90, died Dec. 11, at Mercy Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born in Portland, Oct. 11, 1923, the daughter of Antonio and Antoinette Napolitano Scala. She attended local schools and graduated from Portland High School. She...