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Obituaries

  • Graeme Hanson, 79: Distinguished psychiatrist loved family, music, Clam Festival

    YARMOUTH — Graeme Hanson, 79, died Dec. 4 in San Francisco from complications of pulmonary disease. Hanson was born March 26, 1935, in Augusta, to Elliott C. Hanson and Margarey B. Hanson. Raised in Bath, he served for four years as president of his class at Morse High School, and gr...

  • Donato Ferrante, 78: As newcomer, built business, family in Portland

    PORTLAND — Donato ("Danny") Ferrante, 78, a former Portland business owner, died Dec. 4 after a long illness. Ferrante was born July 13, 1936, in Lettomanoppello, Italy, the youngest of nine children of Rocco Ferrante and Giovina DiMatteo. He left Italy as a young man and foun...

  • Edward Dewey, 88: Active volunteer helped make Eagle Island a landmark

    BAILEY ISLAND — Edward ("Ned") Dewey, 88, of Bailey Island, died Nov. 20 in Brunswick, surrounded by his family. He was the son of William R. and Katharine Pratt Dewey Jr,. of Weston, Massachusetts, and the husband of the late Zella Thomas Dewey. Dewey attended the Belmont Hil...

  • Peter A. Evans, 78

    TOPSHAM — Peter A. Evans, 78, of Middlesex Road, died Nov. 30 at his home. Evans was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 1, 1936, the son of M. Albert and Eleanor Fowler Evans. He graduated as valedictorian of the Class of 1954 from Mercersburg Academy, and went on to earn an u...

  • Nancy G. Britz, 83

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nancy Gould Britz, 83, died peacefully at her home on Dec. 1, surrounded by her children. She was born Dec. 7, 1930, the elder daughter of Toledo, Ohio, attorney George Gould and pianist-composer Elizabeth Davies Gould. She lived many exciting lives, beginning as a p...

  • Douglas G. Holmes Jr., 69

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Douglas G. Holmes Jr., 69, formerly of South Portland, died Nov. 23 in Billings, Montana, after struggling with complications from bypass surgery. Holmes was born in Portland on Feb. 12, 1945, to Douglas G. Holmes Sr. and Marion Dyson Holmes. He attended South Portla...

  • Steven H. Warner, 65

    BATH — Steven Harry Warner, 65, of Valley Road, died Nov. 24 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bath on Dec. 25, 1948, a son of Harry and Nola Mattie (Belanger) Warner. Warner graduated from Morse High School in the Class of 1967 and was drafted into th...

  • Isabelle S.K. Wendelken, 85

    BRUNSWICK — Isabelle Susan K. Wendelken, 85, died peacefully Nov. 29, surrounded by her family. She was born June 10, 1929, in Biddeford, the daughter of David Alfred and Elsa Marie Nyden Kennedy. She graduated from Thornton Academy and went on to work for Saco Lowell. On June...

  • Eric A. Allred, 28

    FALMOUTH — Eric Alan Allred, 28, died Nov. 29, 2014. Allred was born March 6, 1986, the son of Bruce and Lucy O’Donal, of Falmouth. He was the father of Nevaeh Allred and Tana Coulombe, of South Portland. He also is survived by three sisters, Roxanne Flick and husband...

  • Vincent L. McKusick, 93: Leading Maine jurist loved law, friends, family

    FALMOUTH — Vincent Lee McKusick, 93, former chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, died peacefully at Legacy Memory Care on Dec. 3. McKusick was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Parkman, to Carroll L. and Ethel (Buzzell) McKusick. The judge was educated at Guilford High...