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Obituaries

  • L. Virginia Wright: Dedicated member of Church of the Nazarene

    SOUTH PORTLAND — L. Virginia (Hannaford) Wright, 92, died April 13 at South Portland Nursing Home. Born in Portland, a daughter of William and Lillian (Smith) Hannaford, she grew up in South Portland and graduated from South Portland High School in 1937. For many years she was...

  • Jean P. LeTarte, 86

    BRUNSWICK — Jean Pierre LeTarte, 86, died unexpectedly at his home April 12. Born in Brunswick on Jan. 27, 1925, a son of Alcide and Aline Caron LeTarte, he attended local schools and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1943. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army,...

  • Louise Jones, 89

    BRUNSWICK — Louise Jones, 89, died April 13 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. Born May 12, 1921, in Rumford, she was a daughter of Albion and Maryann Starkey Cloutier. The former wife of Stephen Elwell of Brunswick, she later remarried Frances Jones of Brunswick. A ...

  • Charlotte E. Bailey, 78: Longtime owner of Mid-Coast general store

    HARPSWELL — Charlotte E. (Varney) Bailey, 78, died April 14 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

  • Edward F. L’Hommedieu, 71: Decorated pilot who loved flying

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Edward Francis L’Hommedieu, 71, died in a plane crash in Biddeford April 10. On May 22, 1939, he was born in East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y. As a child he developed a love for flying airplanes, and earned his pilot's license before he could legally drive.

  • Charles C. Harrison, Sr., 95

    FREEPORT — Charles Clarence Harrison Sr., 95, died surrounded by family on April 15.

  • Margaret C. MacDonald, 103: Avid Rox Sox fan

    PORTLAND — Margaret C. MacDonald, 103, died April 15 at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence Center. On May 28, 1908, she was born in Norwood, Mass., a daughter of Patrick and Hannah Costello. In 1925 she graduated from Cathedral High School. She married John...

  • Ronald H. Brown, 71: Marched in Kennedy inaugural parade, enjoyed cribbage

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ronald H. Brown, 71, died April 9 at a Portland hospital after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Belfast, a son of Harold Keene and Francis M. Beckwith Brown, he attended Belfast schools, and graduated from Crosby High School in 1958. He la...

  • George R. Johnson, 82: Career Navyman

    BRUNSWICK — George Robert "Bob" Johnson, 82, died suddenly at home April 9. Born in Fort Fairfield, on Sept. 7, 1928, a son of Grover L. and Hildred Clark Johnson, he attended schools in Fort Fairfield and Presque Isle. On Oct. 24, 1945, he left school to enlist in the U.S. Na...

  • Lee F. Adams, Jr., 76: Known for his generosity, dedication to Yarmouth Lions Club

    SCARBOROUGH — Lee F. Adams, Jr., 76, died at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House on April 7 from cancer. On Jan. 5, 1935, he was born in Portland, a son of Bessie J. (Frye) and Lee F. Adams. After graduating from Deering High School in 1953, he became a partner in his father's busi...