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Obituaries

  • Harold 'Hal' Buck, 83: Loved the outdoors, boating

    TOPSHAM — Harold W. "Hal" Buck died on Feb. 23 in Topsham. Buck was born on a farm in Mercer on June 28, 1930, the son of Eli and Alta Buck. He grew up on the lake in Greenville and moved to Millinocket at age 12. He loved Mt. Katahdin and climbed it multiple times. He was proud...

  • Helen Louise Perry, 84: An artist by heart

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Helen Louise (Brown) Perry, 84, of South Portland died March 4, surrounded by her family. She was born in South Portland on July 24, 1929, the daughter of Sarah Eliza and Axel H. Brown. Also known as "Honey," she grew up in South Portland with her parents, two b...

  • Arthur McEntee, 71

    TOPSHAM — Arthur L. McEntee, 71, died Feb. 20 at Mid Coast Hospital after a long illness. McEntee was born to Beatrice and Dolan McEntee on August 12, 1942, in Lisbon Falls. He graduated from Lisbon High School in 1960. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Ma...

  • David Nelson, 63: Helped foster animal rescue team

    NORTH YARMOUTH — David Merrill Nelson, 63, of North Yarmouth, died Feb. 14 after a battle with cancer. He was born on June 15, 1950 in Minneapolis, Minn., and spent his childhood between Burnsville, Minn., and Jacksonville, Fla. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating from Nath...

  • Carroll 'Bob' Aubens, 81

    YARMOUTH — Carroll “Bob” Aubens, Jr., 81, of Yarmouth, died at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Feb. 10. He was born in Norway on April 19, 1932, one of eight children of Gertrude (Smith) and Carroll V. Aubens Sr. and because he was the youngest of the boys he was know...

  • Susan Gray Woodward McGuffey, 66

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Suzanne Gray Woodward McGuffey, 66, died Feb. 21, two weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. McGuffey taught many subjects during her tenure at the Learning Achievement Center and the Aucocisco School and Learning Center; math, the sciences, humanities in all its f...

  • Keith William Gardiner, 52

    FREEPORT — Keith William Gardiner, of Freeport, died Feb. 22. He was born in Bangor on Nov. 12, 1961, the son of Carolyn (Goodeill) and Kenneth Gardiner. He graduated from Milford High School in Milford, N.H., and attended the University of Maine Orono, where he studied business and ...

  • Benjamin LaMontagne, 18: Loved people, music, outdoors

    LONG ISLAND — Benjamin Edward LaMontagne, 18, died unexpectedly Feb. 22 at his home due to complications from surgery. He was born in Portland on July 22, 1995, the son of Peter Bruce and Lynn Finney LaMontagne. He spent the first year of his life in China where his parents were post...

  • Josephine MacVane, 92

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Josephine MacVane, 92, died Feb. 19, at her home in South Portland, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Portland, Oct. 26, 1921, the daughter of Joseph Tashorty and Reba Warsaw. She was a daily Communicant at Holy Cross Church for more than 6...

  • David Brown Pillsbury, 78: Lifelong advocate for teachers

    CAPE ELIZABETH — David Brown Pillsbury, 78, of Cape Elizabeth and South Portland died Feb. 19, at Maine Medical Center. He was born March 8, 1935, in Manchester, N.H., to Dan and Evelyn Pillsbury. He grew up with his older sister, Mary Ann Shepherd, younger sister, Muriel, and h...