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Obituaries

  • Susan Elaine French-Brown, 52: Enjoyed Christmas, outdoors, proud of her children

    FALMOUTH — Susan Elaine French-Brown, 52, died unexpectedly May 10 at home. She was born March 27, 1962, in Portland to Bruce L. and Alona R. French. She grew up in Falmouth and attended Falmouth High School. She enjoyed the outdoors. Family boating and camping traditions...

  • Peter Sanborn Walch, 73: Longtime teacher, loved art, food and poker

    PORTLAND — Peter Sanborn Walch,73, died May 3, in Portland. He was born in Portland and spent a blissful childhood with his parents, J. Weston Walch and Ruth D. Walch, and his sister, Carolyn Walch Slayman. They spent summers berry-picking on the family's farm in Richmond Corner...

  • Sophie Berzdighian, 89

    BRUNSWICK — Sophie Berzdighian, 89, died unexpectedly April 28, at Mid Coast Senior Health Care in Brunswick. She was born in Greece, April 5, 1925, and attended schools in Marseilles, France. She moved the U.S. in 1957 with her husband Mesrop Bezdighian and their two children, ...

  • Howard L. Williams Jr., 91: Brunswick native, avid hunter and fisherman

    BRUNSWICK — Howard L. Williams Jr., 91, died at Mid Coast Medical Center on May 1. He was born in Brunswick, Nov. 10, 1922, son of Howard L. and Mary Manwaring Williams and attended Brunswick schools. He married Mabel Copp on Aug. 17, 1940. Williams served in the U.S. Nav...

  • Sara Mae McManus, 83

    TOPSHAM — Sara Mae McManus, 83, died May 2. She resided in Winship Green Nursing Home in Bath, battling Alzheimer’s disease the past four years. She was born in Topsham, Sept. 14, 1930, the daughter of Chester and Susie Staples. She attended Topsham schools and Brunswick H...

  • Elaine S. Jacobs, 58

    BATH — Elaine S. Jacobs, 58, died after a brief illness May 5, at her mother's home. She was born in Lewiston on Oct. 18, 1955, a daughter of Hugh E. and Rita R. McGuigan. She graduated from Morse High School, Class of 1974. She was employed at Bath Iron Works for 36 years as a ...

  • Marjorie Lord Sherman, 91: Loved cooking, reading and being a mother

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Marjorie Lord Sherman, 91, of South Portland, died May 3 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough, with family members at her side. She was born in Bangor, a daughter of Daniel and Nora French Lord. She was educated in local schools and was a graduate of B...

  • 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...