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Obituaries

  • Helen W. Freise, 102: longtime member of First Congregational Church

    SACO — Helen W. Freise, 102, formerly of Scarborough, died Aug. 14 at her residence.

  • William S. Williams, 89

    BRUNSWICK — William Stanley “Stan” Williams, 89, died Aug. 21 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. On July 4, 1921, he was born in Fair Haven, Vt., a son of Robert H. and Winifred (Parry) Williams of Welsh heritage, which was a source of pride for him. After he gra...

  • Roger P. Belanger, 67: Longtime BIW machinist, Elks member

    BRUNSWICK — Roger P. Belanger, 67, died peacefully at home on Aug. 18 after a courageous battle with cancer. On May 4, 1943, he was born in Brunswick, the son of Napoleon R....

  • 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.