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Obituaries

  • Florence Bennett Wile-Hodsdon, 91: Active volunteer, loved music

    YARMOUTH — Florence Bennett Wile-Hodsdon, 91, longtime resident of Yarmouth, died April 30 at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick. She was born June 7, 1922, in Yarmouth to George T. and Harriette Bennett Cleaves. She graduated from North Yarmouth Academy in 1939, attended Northeaster...

  • Sally Ann Lynn, 72: Marine Corps sergeant and wife, loyal friend

    PORTLAND — Sally Ann Lynn, 72, of Portland, died unexpectedly May 8, after a hard-fought battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Born in Rockland, she was a daughter of William and Priscilla Roast. She was a graduate of Deering High School, Class of 1959. In 1960, she...

  • David Bryer, 83

    VIENNA — David Bryer, 83, died April 27 at the home of his daughter, Jeanette Reed, in Wiscasset. He was born in Damariscotta on Nov. 3, 1930, a son of Harold A. and Susan E. Bryer. He graduated from Boothbay High School and entered the U.S. Army. On Jan. 17, 1954, he married Be...

  • Harriet Methel Hay, 94: 'Rosie the Riveter,' nothing came before family

    WOOLWICH — Harriet Methel Hay, 94, of Woolwich, died April 27 at her home, with her family by her side. She was born in Blanchard, March 13, 1920, the daughter of Guy B. and Addie F. Scribner. She grew up in and graduated from South Paris High School, Class of 1937. After gradua...

  • Sarah G. Love, 84: Army Reserve captain, enjoyed being a wife and mother

    SCARBOROUGH — Sarah G. Love, 84, died peacefully April 21 at the Maine Veterans’ Home. She was born on Nov. 19, 1929, in Corbettown, Pennsylvania, the seventh of 11 children born to Irvin Jacox and Izie Berkhouse Jacox. She graduated from Bradford High School and we...

  • David Emerson Kenney, 87: World War II gunner, spent summers with family

    YARMOUTH — David Emerson Kenney, 87, of Yarmouth, died peacefully at his home April 26. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Doris and Harold Emerson Kenney. He grew up in Newton Center, Massachusetts and served as a Navy AirCorps gunner on a PB4Y2 in World War II.

  • Arlene Fitzgerald, 88: Longtime teacher and coach, loved the beach

    PORTLAND — Arlene Fitzgerald, 88, died May 3 in Portland. She was born to Carl and Hazel Davis on Dec. 18, 1925, in Saco, and was a second cousin to Bette Davis. She graduated first in her class from Old Orchard Beach High School in 1943. She later went on to graduate from ...

  • Cecile M. Rector, 92

    BRUNSWICK — Cecile M. Rector, 92, died April 21, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Lewiston on Jan. 30, 1922, a daughter of Zephirin and Marie Levesque Lapierre. She attended school in Lewiston and Brunswick. She met the love of her life, Otto V. Rect...

  • Linda Filley Laguerre, 70: Local interior designer, volunteer

    BRUNSWICK — Linda Filley Laguerre, 70, died early April 18. She was born in Troy, New York, in May of 1944 to Family Court Judge Marcus L. and Dorothy M. Filley. She grew up in rural Rensselaer County and attended Emma Willard and St. Agnes schools. A natural athlete, she excell...

  • William Henry Franklin IV, 80: Coast Guard veteran, cherished family gatherings

    SOUTH PORTLAND — William Henry Franklin IV, 80, died at his home April 27, with his loving family at his side. He was born in Merrimac, Massachusetts, July 20, 1933, a son of William Henry III and Alice Mae Franklin. He graduated from Merrimac High School, class of 1951. ...