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Obituaries

  • Edward A. Hobbs Jr., 96

    FALMOUTH — Edward A. Hobbs Jr., 96, died peacefully at his home on Feb. 10. On March 22, 1914, he was born in Portsmouth, N.H., the son of Edward A. Hobbs Sr., and Anna Leary. After attending schools in Toledo, Ohio, he worked for National Biscuit Co. in Toledo and Portland.

  • Eleanor M. Ashby, 73

    BRUNSWICK — Eleanor M. Ashby, 73, formerly of Freeport, died Feb. 8. One of 14 children of Ernest and Thelma (Young) Doughty, she was born in Bath on Nov. 20 1937, and attended Falmouth schools. On July 1, 1960, she married Vernon A. Ashby Sr., of Portland and made their home ...

  • Gertrude A. Hubbard, 75: Loved singing and dancing

    PORTLAND — Gertrude Anne Hubbard, 75, died Feb. 6 at Maine Medical Center. On June 3, 1935, she was born in Portland, a daughter of Howard C. and Dorothy M. (Small) Bennett. For many years she worked at the Jewish Home for the Aged, in addition to being a homemaker. She...

  • Amos J. Link, 75: Loved family time and baseball

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Amos Joseph Link, 75, died Feb. 5 at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Scarborough.  

  • Ruth A. Merrill, 7: Remarkable girl who brought joy to many

    BATH — Ruth Alyssia Merrill, 7, died of unknown causes while sleeping at home on Feb. 6.

  • Violet Towne Fitzgerald, 92

    BATH — Violet Towne Fitzgerald, 92, died peacefully Feb. 1 with her family by her side.

  • Marjorie L. Bassler, 83

    BATH — Marjorie L. Bassler, 83, died Feb. 4 at Hill House Assisted Living.

  • Donald R. Murphy Sr., 72: Longtime car racing fan

    ARUNDEL — Donald R. Murphy Sr., 72, formerly of Portland, died Jan. 29 at his daughter's home while battling cancer.

  • Joan B. Stock, 83

    AUBURN — Joan Betty Stock, 83, died Jan. 28 at Clover Manor in Auburn after a year of declining health.  

  • Katharine A. Speth, 93: Witty and entertaining, loved show tunes

    FREEPORT — Katharine Anne Speth, 93, died peacefully Jan. 6 at Hawthorne House in Freeport.