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Obituaries

  • Hazel Libby, 79

    TOPSHAM — Hazel Libby, 79, died Aug. 18 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born Jan. 12, 1931, the youngest child of Bird and Agnes Shellenbarger. At age 16, her future husband, Henry Libby, moved to the family home to work as a farmhand.  They ...

  • Dorothy M. Coombs, 95

    TOPSHAM — Dorothy M. Coombs, 95, died Aug. 19. On April 19, 1915, she was born in Brunswick, a daughter of Ernest E. Atkins, Sr. and Minnie L. Griffin Atkins and attended local schools, graduating from Brunswick High School in 1933. Prior to marrying William H. Coombs on April...

  • David R. Snow, 77: Known for helping others, worked for Red Cross

    FALMOUTH — David Roger Snow, 77, died Aug. 16 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.  

  • Rev. Richard C. McCarthy, Jr., 75: Former Portland priest

    PORTLAND — Rev. Richard C. McCarthy, Jr., 75, died Aug. 14 at Saint Joseph's Manor, where he resided for the past several years.   

  • Ansel N. Tupper, 81: Avid sailor, devoted to family

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ansel Norton "Tup" Tupper, 81, deeply loved by his family and respected by his friends, died Aug. 9. He was born in Concord, N.H., on Aug. 26, 1928, to Dorothy Wing Daggett and Harold Fisk Tupper of South Berwick, a situation that led him to playfully claim dual citi...

  • Karen B. Clarke, 85

    YARMOUTH — Karen Brown Clarke, 85, died Aug. 6 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. In 1925 she was born in her grandparents’ house in Portland, a daughter of Mary Fletcher Brown and Simmons Brown. She graduated from the Waynflete School in Portland and Smi...

  • Irving D. Fisher, 92: Respected scholar, USM professor

    BRUNSWICK — Irving D. Fisher died July 22 at the age of 92.   

  • Arthur J. Johansen, 79

    BATH — Arthur John Johansen, 79, died peacefully at home Aug. 11 with his family by his side.  

  • January G. Strauss, 70

    BRUNSWICK — January G. Strauss, 70, formerly of Baltimore,  died at her home Aug. 11.

  • Judith A. Ryder, 71: Enjoyed traveling, time with family

    PORTLAND —  Judith Ann "Judy" Kane Ryder, 71, died Aug. 11 at the Barron Center in Portland, where she resided for the past two years. On April 18, 1939, she was born in Portland, the daughter of Sgt. John G. and Pearl Theriault Kane of Munjoy Hill, and attended Cathedral schoo...