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Obituaries

  • Timothy G. Downey, Sr., 57: Former Navyman, enjoyed kayaking

    BRUNSWICK — Timothy G. Downey, Sr., 57, died Friday, Nov. 26 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., Sept. 12, 1953, the son of Ralph and Marie Barry Downey, he was a graduate of Edison High School. On June 7, 1975, he married Luanne Keszler in Highland...

  • Dean A. Lavers, 58

    YARMOUTH — Dean A. Lavers, 58, died Monday, Nov. 29, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born April 12, 1952, in Brunswick, son of John and Erva Lavers, he was a longtime resident of Freeport and educated in Freeport schools. Under the guidance of the late Maynard ...

  • Bernadette R. Gagne, 84

    WINDHAM — Bernadette Rosalie Arsenault Gagne, 84, formerly of Yarmouth, died peacefully on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25, from Alzheimer's disease. Born July 1, 1926, the eighth of 10 children of Rosalie DeRoche and Emanuel "Mike" Arsenault of Yarmouth. She lived in Yarmouth her en...

  • Virginia L. Barchard, 92: Loving family matriarch

    FALMOUTH — Virginia Lorraine Barchard, 92, died on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25. Born in Portland, Aug. 17, 1918, she was a daughter of Ruth (Nichols) and S. Arthur Paul, and graduated from Portland schools. While on break from attending Colby-Sawyer College, she met the lo...

  • Luke A. Clements, 27: Valued his faith, family

    PORTLAND — Luke Aaron Clements, 27, of Portland and Cumberland, died unexpectedly on Monday Nov. 22, as a result of complications from diabetes. On Sept. 3, 1983, he was born in Portland, the son of Amy (Hooper) Clements and Douglas Clements and was educated in Cumberland schools.

  • Timothy A. Henderson, 62

    BATH — Timothy A. Henderson, 62, died Nov. 21 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

  • Shirley F. Marshall Card, 90: 31-year teaching career

    BOWDOIN — Shirley F. Marshall Card, 90, died Nov. 19 at the Hospice House of Auburn. A longtime resident of Bowdoin, she was born June 9, 1920, in Gardiner, the daughter of Mason and Carmalene Rogers Marshall. In 1940 she married Robert T. Card. After she graduated from...

  • Frances 'Louise' Reynolds Welch, 91: Quiet optimism inspired family

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Frances “Louise” Reynolds Welch, 91, died Nov. 18 after a long illness while surrounded by her loving family. On May 13, 1919, she was born in South Portland, the daughter of Charles Edward and Bertha Viola Arey Reynolds and attended local schools, gradua...

  • Nancy L. Marquis, 80

    BRUNSWICK — Nancy L. Marquis, 80, died Nov. 17 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. Born in Brunswick on Dec. 28, 1929, a daughter of Eddie and Yvonne A. Helie Paiement, she was educated in local schools, graduating from Brunswick High School in 1947. On July 4, 1953, she marri...

  • Jerome B. Creeden, 83

    TOPSHAM — Jerome B. Creeden, 83, died Nov. 19. Born in Lewiston on April 9, 1927, he was a son of Jeremiah and Margaret Murphy Creeden. In 1952 he graduated from the University of Maine, Orono, and began working in the field of computer science for government and defense contr...