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Obituaries

  • Beulah B. Ambs, 76

    BRUNSWICK — Beulah Bernice "Bea" Ambs, 76, of Water Street, died April 25 at her residence. Ambs was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Rosedale, Indiana, a daughter of Virgil L. and Mary J. (Street) Benthall. She was educated in St. Louis, Missouri, city schools and graduated from ...

  • John E. Donahue, 89

    HARPSWELL — John “Jack” E. Donahue, 89, of East Cundy’s Point, died April 28 at Mid Coast Health Center in Brunswick. He was born May 18, 1925, in Arlington, Massachusetts, the son of David J. Donahue and Charlotte Swain Donahue. He graduated from Arlington Hig...

  • Windy B. Skillin, 51

    DRESDEN — Windy B. Skillin, 51, a former student of Morse High School in Bath, died unexpectedly on March 9. He was born July 28, 1963, in Portsmouth, Virginia, to Breese B. and Mary Nancy (Williams) Skillin. In 1977, Windy and his family moved to his father’s hometown of ...

  • Concetta M. Davies, 87

    YARMOUTH — Concetta "Connie" M. Davies, 87, died April 20 at Bay Square in Yarmouth. Davies was born Dec. 22, 1927, and raised in Plainville, Connecticut, the daughter of Pietro and Viola (Iannini) Mattioli. She graduated from Simmons College in 1948, and then served as a...

  • Anna C. Olsen, 93

    PORTLAND — Anna C. Olsen, 93, of Portland, died May 8 at Cedars Retirement Community. She was born in Portland on Oct. 24, 1921, the daughter of Hans and Ane Dorthea Christensen. In her early life, Olsen worked for several businesses, including her brother Soren's print s...

  • Edward P. Ranaghan, 90

    PORTLAND — Edward Patrick Ranaghan, 90, died peacefully May 5 after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Portland. Christened Patrick Edward Ranaghan, has was the son of Charles H. and Margaret (Costello) Ranaghan. Edward attended local schools and graduate...

  • Cecile D. Currier, 95

    PORTLAND — Cecile D. Currier, 95, of Cumberland Avenue, died peacefully on May 3 at Mercy Hospital, with her family by her side. She was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Caribou, the daughter of Paul and Agnes Baron Smart. She attended local schools there, but at age 20 moved to Portland,...

  • Barbara C. Doane, 83: 'Meme' was quietly dedicated to family, community

    PORTLAND — Barbara Concannon Doane, 83, of State Street, died May 9 at her home. She was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Portland, a daughter of Peter F. and Catherine (Folan) Concannon. She graduated from South Portland High School, in the class of 1949. She then worked for New England T...

  • George R. McElman, 78

    BRUNSWICK — George R. McElman, 78, died peacefully April 25, with his wife by his side. He was born in Bath on May 22, 1936, to Walter and Christine (Thibodeau) McElman. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School with the class of 1954. Following gradua...

  • John Leahy, 82: Sports lover was active in community, business, college association

    SOUTH PORTLAND — John "Jack" Leahy, 82, of South Portland, died at Mercy Hospital on April 27 after a brief illness. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 11, 1932, the son of John Leahy and Dorice Tozier. He graduated from Manchester Central High School in 1950 and fr...