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Obituaries

  • Richard C. Peterson, 97: Cumberland plumbing inspector until age 96

    CUMBERLAND — Richard "Dick" Carlton Peterson, 97, died peacefully Oct. 17 at his home with his family by his side. Born June 10, 1913, in Falmouth, he was a son of Bendix Lenart and Alice Lund Peterson. Growing up in Falmouth, he commuted by trolley train to attend North Yarmo...

  • Edward L. Manning: Dedicated soup kitchen volunteer, owner of The Shamrock

    PORTLAND — Edward L. "Eddie" Manning, 89, died Oct. 24 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough with his loving family by his side. Born in Portland on Feb. 9, 1921, a son of James and Mary (McDonough) Manning, he attended St Dominic's School and graduated from Cheverus High School...

  • Eleanor E. S. Ward: Loved gardening, time with grandchildren

    PORTLAND — Eleanor Elizabeth Seader Ward, 82, died peacefully Oct. 12 surrounded by her family after many years of declining health.

  • Marion A. Crooker, 94: Businesswoman, philanthropist and volunteer

    BRUNSWICK — Marion Alberta Crooker, 94, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 10, with her loving family surrounding her in her home.  She will be remembered by many as the wife of Harry Crooker, a mother, businesswoman,  community volunteer and philanthropist.

  • Richard E. Ward, 78

    HARPSWELL — Richard E. Ward, 78, died Oct. 15 at Winship Green Nursing Center in Bath. Born in Searsport on Dec. 24, 1931, the youngest son of Reynolds and Ruth (Watson) Ward, he spent his childhood in Searsport and attended local schools. On July 16, 1950, he married Alice M....

  • Dr. Lee S. Baier, 86

    YARMOUTH — Dr. Lee S.  Baier, 86, of North Yarmouth, died Oct. 13 of natural causes.  His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends.

  • Jesse P. Zacks, 19: With a ready smile, brought joy to many

    CUMBERLAND — Jesse Parker Zacks, 19, died Oct. 11 as a result of an ATV accident.  

  • Steven F. Thomas, 90: World War II veteran, enjoyed carpentry

    PORTLAND — Steven F. Thomas, 90, died peacefully Oct. 11 surrounded by his loving family.

  • Arthur S. Gallant, 61: Family man, loved to entertain

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Arthur S. "Artie" Gallant died Oct. 6 at his home. On May 31, 1949, he was born in Portland, a son of Arthur W. Gallant and Mildred Swett. In 1968 he graduated from South Portland High School and attended a local technical institute for two years before servin...

  • Edward T. Reynolds, 79: Valued family, time at sea

    BRUNSWICK — Edward Thomas Reynolds, 79, died Oct. 6 at Parkview Hospital. Born in New Haven, Conn., on March 31, 1931, he was a son of Warren and Cathryn (Carney) Reynolds. After attending local schools, he followed in his father's and brother’s footsteps and joined the ...