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Obituaries

  • Isabelle S.K. Wendelken, 85

    BRUNSWICK — Isabelle Susan K. Wendelken, 85, died peacefully Nov. 29, surrounded by her family. She was born June 10, 1929, in Biddeford, the daughter of David Alfred and Elsa Marie Nyden Kennedy. She graduated from Thornton Academy and went on to work for Saco Lowell. On June...

  • Edward Dewey, 88: Active volunteer helped make Eagle Island a landmark

    BAILEY ISLAND — Edward ("Ned") Dewey, 88, of Bailey Island, died Nov. 20 in Brunswick, surrounded by his family. He was the son of William R. and Katharine Pratt Dewey Jr,. of Weston, Massachusetts, and the husband of the late Zella Thomas Dewey. Dewey attended the Belmont Hil...

  • Peter A. Evans, 78

    TOPSHAM — Peter A. Evans, 78, of Middlesex Road, died Nov. 30 at his home. Evans was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 1, 1936, the son of M. Albert and Eleanor Fowler Evans. He graduated as valedictorian of the Class of 1954 from Mercersburg Academy, and went on to earn an u...

  • Eric A. Allred, 28

    FALMOUTH — Eric Alan Allred, 28, died Nov. 29, 2014. Allred was born March 6, 1986, the son of Bruce and Lucy O’Donal, of Falmouth. He was the father of Nevaeh Allred and Tana Coulombe, of South Portland. He also is survived by three sisters, Roxanne Flick and husband...

  • Vincent L. McKusick, 93: Leading Maine jurist loved law, friends, family

    FALMOUTH — Vincent Lee McKusick, 93, former chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, died peacefully at Legacy Memory Care on Dec. 3. McKusick was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Parkman, to Carroll L. and Ethel (Buzzell) McKusick. The judge was educated at Guilford High...

  • John Joyce, 89: Army hero served in 5 WWII campaigns

    PORTLAND — John "Jack" Joyce, 89, formerly of Portland, died Dec. 4 at Togus VA Medical Center. Joyce was born March 25, 1925, in the Gorham’s Corner section of Portland, to Martin and Delia (Connolly) Joyce. During World War II, he served honorably in the U.S. Army, tak...

  • Elsa N. Martz, 82: Volunteer, activist helped revitalize Cundy's Harbor

    TOPSHAM — Elsa Neitzke Martz, 82, died peacefully at her home in Topsham on Nov. 22. Martz was born in 1932, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the daughter of Martha Beach Neitzke and Oscar Fredrick Neitzke. She graduated from Guilford College in 1953. Martz resided for many y...

  • Patricia A. Masse, 80

    BRUNSWICK — Patricia "Pat" A. Masse, 80, of Woodside Road, died Nov. 25 at Mid Coast Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. Masse was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Brunswick, to Philip and Antoinette Dionne Livernois. She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1953, and married her la...

  • Rose M. Minott, 75

    BRUNSWICK — Rose Merriman Minott, 75, of Highland Road, died Nov. 25 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Portland on June 29, 1939, the daughter of Walter Standwood Minott and Hazel Orr Minott. She graduated from Brunswick High School, with the Class of 1958.

  • Barbara O. Gill, 82: Legislator served community, constituents for nearly 2 decades

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Barbara O'Connell Gill, 82, died Nov. 24 at South Portland Nursing Home. She was born April 11, 1932, in Portland, to Edith (Dyro) O'Connell and John Anthony O'Connell. Gill graduated from Cathedral High School in 1948, and attended Pratt Diagnostic School in ...