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Obituaries

  • John J. Oldham, 80

    BRUNSWICK — John J. Oldham, 80, of Brunswick, died peacefully at his home on Nov. 25, with his family by his side. Oldham was born in Cumberland, R.I., on April 14, 1933, the son of John J. Sr. and Harriet (Hampson) Oldham. He attended local schools, graduated from Cumberland Hi...

  • Donald O. Auger, 87: Realized dream of living in Maine

    SCARBOROUGH — Donald Oscar Auger, 87, died peacefully on Nov. 25 at Piper Shores in Scarborough. Auger was born in Malden, Mass., on May 15, 1926, to Oscar and Diana Auger. He was raised in Malden, and entered the U.S. Navy in 1944, serving in the Pacific Theater for two years.

  • Eleanor Nappi, 89: Owned Elena's Donut Shop

    YARMOUTH — Eleanor (Collins) Nappi, a life-long Yarmouth resident, died Nov. 16 in Scarborough. She was born June 1, 1924, the daughter of Robert and Nina Collins. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church. Nearest and dearest to her were the church, the Bible and her fam...

  • Harris L. Curtis, 79: Created patented Polaroid technology

    PORTLAND — Harris Lester Curtis died at St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence on Nov. 26 after a long illness. Curtis was born in Portland on May 19, 1934, the son of Dr. Harry L. and Alice E. (Hansen) Curtis. He attended Portland schools, and graduated from Portland High School ...

  • Thomas P. Duran, 88

    PORTLAND — Thomas Paul Duran, 88, died peacefully on Nov. 30, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough with friends, family and the caring staff by his side. Duran was born in Portland, a son of Michael F. and Mary Flaherty Duran. He attended local parochial schools and wa...

  • James E. Ward III, 74

    BRUNSWICK — James E. Ward III, 74, died Nov. 11 at his home. Born in Greenville, S.C., to James E. Ward Jr. and Margaret Hobgood Ward, he spent his childhood in Nashville, Tenn. There he attended the Peabody Demonstration School, which was affiliated with the George Peabody College f...

  • Robert T. McTigue, 81: Longtime school worker, led Scouts

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Robert Thomas McTigue Sr., 81, of South Portland, died on Nov. 20 at his residence following a long illness. He was born in Portland, the son of Thomas Patrick and Madeline E. Murphy McTigue. He grew up on Peaks Island and attended Cathedral Grammar School and P...

  • Dorothy E. Pearson, 91

    BRUNSWICK — Dorothy E. Pearson, 91, died Nov. 12 at Horizons Living and Rehab Center, with her family at her side. She was born in Cambridge, Mass., on Jan. 11, 1922, to Archie G. Mower and Laleah Walsh Mower. She graduated in 1941 from Cambridge Academy in Cambridge, and attended Bo...

  • Herbert A. Thulen, 85: Founded early drive-in restaurant

    BRUNSWICK — Herbert A. Thulen, 85, formerly of Bath Road, died Nov. 22 at Horizons Living Center after a brief illness. He was born in Gardiner on June 4, 1928, a son to Albert and Vivian Thulen of Farmingdale. He attended Gardiner schools and graduated from Bentley College in Massac...