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Obituaries

  • Mary D.B. Titcomb, 89

    BATH — Mary Delia (Boardman) Titcomb, 89, died peacefully on Nov. 2, with her family by her side. Titcomb was born Jan. 30, 1925, to Linwood and Gertrude (Rines) Boardman. She attended Bath area schools, graduating from Morse High School in 1943. Shortly afterward, she fell in love a...

  • Ophelia Reatiraza, 71

    BRUNSWICK — Ophelia Reatiraza, 71, of Columbia Avenue, died Oct. 31 at her residence. She was born in Cabanatuan City, Philippines, on Feb. 24, 1943, the daughter of Jose and Marcelina Lopez Nuñez. Ophelia came to the United States in 1964. There she met Jaime, whom she...

  • Robert H. Jackson, 87

    BATH — Robert Henry Jackson, 87, died peacefully at Hill House on Oct. 18, surrounded by his family, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. He was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Melrose, Massachusetts, to Robert Edward Jackson and Elizabeth McCaffrey Jac...

  • Maureen P.L. VanOver, 68

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Maureen P. (Lowe) VanOver, 68, of South Portland, died Nov. 8 at her home, with her family by her side. She was born Aug. 7, 1946, in Portland, to Burleigh and Halina (Szczepanski) Lowe. She graduated from South Portland High School with the Class of 1964. On ...

  • H. Armand Daley, 91: Baseball champion flew bombers during WW II

    SCARBOROUGH — Henry Armand Daley, 91, of Scarborough, died Nov. 4 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice. Daley was born Nov. 9, 1922, to Henry and Marie (Culligan) Daley in Beldune, New Brunswick, Canada. At 6 months of age, he and his family moved to Westbrook. Daley grew up to become an outs...

  • Wendy Kierstead, 64: Female police officer was expert analyst, role model

    TOPSHAM — Wendy (Newell) Kierstead, 64, died at her home in Topsham on Nov. 1. Born in Portland in 1950, she graduated from Gorham High School in 1968 and received a B.F.A. in fashion design from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1971. She went on to attend the Maine Criminal Justi...

  • Donald A. Estabrook Sr., 82

    YARMOUTH — Donald A. Estabrook Sr., 82, of Yarmouth, died unexpectedly on Sept. 26. He was born in Freeport on Feb. 17, 1932, a son of Adelaide (Cleaves) and Jason Estabrook. For 32 years, Estabrook was employed by Texaco. After retirement in 1997, he enjoyed a part-time job i...

  • Warren W. Hoffer, 78: Veteran created rich musical legacy

    TEMPE, ARIZONA — Warren Wayne Hoffer, 78, died Nov. 6 of complications from myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myelogenous leukemia. He was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on Aug. 17, 1936, the first child of Alfred and Malvine Hoffer. Hoffer served in the U.S. Army, and was a sol...

  • Dorothy O. Kangas, 92: Seamstress never lost her Southern accent

    PORTLAND — Dorothy Oliver Kangas, 92, died Oct. 27 at the Barron Center in Portland, with her children by her side. She was born Dec. 29, 1921, in Cadiz, Kentucky, the oldest of eight children of Helen and Nathan “Carter” Oliver. In 1945, she married Raymond Conway...

  • Janet G. Bonney, 90: Children's book author shared her love of animals

    HARPSWELL — Longtime resident Janet Gates Bonney, 90, died peacefully on Oct. 24 in Bath. Bonney lived in Harpswell over 40 years, and spent many of those years owning and operating the Fur and Feather Farm & Gift Shop, an occupation that gave her great joy. She was born i...