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Obituaries

  • Joseph S. Bryant, 80: Former Brunswick school principal, guidance counselor

    BRUNSWICK — Joseph Stanley Bryant, 80, died Sept. 18. Born in Buckfield, on March 23, 1931, he was a graduate of Paris High School in South Paris, where he was active in sports. After he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English at Colby College in 1953, he began his...

  • Lawrence R. England, 98

    FALMOUTH — Lawrence Russell England, 98, of Falmouth, died Sept. 13 after a brief illness. Born on Feb. 25, 1913, in Medford, Mass., he was a son of George Russell and Sarah Alice (MacLean) England. He worked as a cabinetmaker with his company, L. R. England & Son, in Winc...

  • Frederick D. Osgood, 72: Known as a 'character,' adored his grandson

    ARLINGTON, Mass. — Frederick D. “Fred” Osgood, 72, formerly of Cumberland Center, died Sept. 13 in Cambridge, Mass., after a brief illness. Born on April 28, 1939, in Portland, a son of Edward W. and Dorothy E. (Jewer) Osgood, he graduated from Greely Institute in Cumberl...

  • Colette L. Craine, 80: Former military wife, enjoyed bridge

    PORTLAND — Colette L. Craine, 80, died Sept. 4 at St. Joseph's Manor with her loving family at her side, following several years of illness. Born in Portland, the daughter of Dr. Philip and Anna Gauthier, she graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in 1948, attended New Rochelle Co...

  • Richard L. Cooper, 74: A true 'Mainer'

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Richard L. “Dick” Cooper, 74, of South Portland, died Sept. 9 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House after a long battle with heart disease. A true Mainer, he was a dedicated hunter, fisherman and camper who loved spending time outdoors. For 20 year...

  • Robert A. Lowery, 81: Former Bath policeman, family man

    BATH — Robert A. Lowery, 81, died Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Mid Coast Senior Center in Brunswick. Born on May 30, 1930, the son of John and Margaret (McDonald) Lowery, he grew up in Bath and graduated from Morse High School in 1948, where he was a sports enthusiast, playing basketba...

  • Joseph W. Calby, 82

    YARMOUTH — Joseph W. Calby, 82, formerly of Charlotte, N.C., died surrounded by his family at his Yarmouth home on Sept. 5.

  • Kenneth E. Manter, 83

    FREEPORT — Kenneth Earle Manter, 83, died Sept. 4 at Freeport Nursing Home after a long illness.  

  • Patricia Fitch, 87

    YARMOUTH — Patricia Fitch, 87, of Cumberland Center, died Sept. 7 at Brentwood Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Center after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born in Oneida, N.Y., on May 23, 1924, a daughter Arthur and Olive Wormuth, she grew up in Sherrill, N.Y., and graduated...

  • Gladys Wormell Coleman, 99

    PORTLAND — Gladys Wormell Coleman, 99, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, died peacefully Sept. 5 surrounded by her family at The Cedars in Portland. She was born in Portland on Aug. 24, 1912, the daughter of Robbie L. and Maude (Davis) Wormel...