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Obituaries

  • Ila N. 'Namie' Ramsey, 95

    BATH — Ila N. "Namie" (Abbott) Ramsey, 95, died Thursday, Nov. 11 at Winship Green Nursing Home surrounded by her family. Born in Boston, Mass., on Feb. 19, 1915, she was the daughter of Walter F. and Edith (Mooers) Abbott. Raised in Bath, she graduated from Morse High School ...

  • James C. Hill, Sr., 64: An avid hunter, loved flying

    TOPSHAM — James C. Hill, Sr., 64, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 13, at a hunting camp in New Vineyard. Born in Shreveport, La., Nov. 24, 1945, a son of James B. and Amy Clarice Prudhomme Hill, he attended Shreveport schools. After graduating from St. Joseph’s School i...

  • John W. Porter, 78

    CUMBERLAND — John Warren Porter, 78, died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 14, at Bay Square in Yarmouth. On Nov. 25, 1931, he was born in Orono, a son of Thomas and Ethel Porter. After graduating from Orono High School in 1950, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served until 1956.

  • Sally T. Skillin, 81: Family matriarch, known for her laugh

    FALMOUTH — Sally Talbot Skillin, 81, died at her home Thursday, Nov. 11, surrounded by family and friends. A lifelong resident of Falmouth, she was born Aug. 28, 1929, at her parents home on Gray Road. After graduating from Falmouth High School in 1948, she attended Westbrook ...

  • Joanne B. Barron, 82: Enjoyed summers on Long Island

    PORTLAND — Joanne Blanchfield Barron, 82, formerly of Cape Elizabeth, died Monday, Nov. 15, at Saint Joseph's Manor, where she was a resident for the past several years. Born in Holyoke, Mass. on Aug. 14, 1928, she was the daughter of Thomas and Edith Leavitt, and graduated in 1946 f...

  • Mary E. Nugent, 102: Longtime career in retail

    PORTLAND — Mary Elizabeth Nugent, 102, died Nov. 10 at the Barron Center. On May 19, 1908, she was born in Portland, a daughter of Walter Herbert and Isabelle Larkin Nugent, and attended Portland schools. She had a longtime career in retail and over the years worked at Owen Mo...

  • Carl L. Loeffel, 74: Longtime actuary, enjoyed Casino Beach

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Carl Lester Loeffel, 74, died unexpectedly on Nov. 7.

  • Harold B. Myrick, 69: Longtime youth sports coach

    TOPSHAM — Harold B. "Hal" Myrick, 69, died Nov. 5 at Mid Coast Hospital as a result of a very aggressive cancer.

  • Peter E. Groves, 49

    HARPSWELL — Peter E. Groves, 49, died Wednesday, Nov. 3 at a Portland hospital after a long illness. On Sept. 28, 1961, he was born in Brunswick, a son of Jeanette E. Morgan Weed and Earl H. Groves. He attended the Harpswell Island School and graduated from Mt. Ararat High Sch...

  • Howard B. Cluff, Jr., 70

    TOPSHAM — Howard B. Cluff Jr., 70, died Saturday Nov. 6 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. On Aug. 19, 1940, he was born in Sanford, a son of Howard Sr., and Florence Redmond Cluff. The family moved to the mid-coast region, and he graduated from Brunswick High School in 1959.