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Obituaries

  • 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...

  • Mary S.M. Racine, 93

    BRUNSWICK — Mary Selfride Morin Racine, 93, formerly of Brunswick and of Bath, died April 17 at Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident for the past year. She was born in Brunswick on Aug. 30, 1921, the youngest daughter of Henri and Selfride ...

  • Joyce A. Crosman, 72

    TOPSHAM — Joyce A. Crosman, 72, a resident of River Road, died April 22, following a long illness. She was born May 24, 1942, in Topsham, a daughter of Frank W. and Hattie P. (Hale) Crosman. She was educated in Topsham schools and proudly received her GED in 1986. Crosman...

  • Stewart H. Day Jr., 91: Veteran, former POW loved the outdoors from coast to coast

    BATH — Stewart H. Day Jr., 91, of Bath, died peacefully on April 20, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Quincy, Massachusetts, the eldest son of Stewart H. Day Sr. and Frances Day. He grew up in Bath, graduated from the Bath school system, and started his caree...

  • Carolyn A. Drake, 81

    BRUNSWICK — Carolyn A. Drake, 81, of Brunswick, died April 25 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in St. Francis, the ninth child of Stanley E. and Eunice H. Drake. She grew up in Fort Kent, and later moved to Bath and then Falmouth, where she spent most of her lif...

  • 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...

  • Nellie B. Glidden, 92

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Nellie Bakiewicz Glidden, 92, formerly of South Portland, died peacefully April 27 at Country Village Assisted Living in Casco. She was born in Portland on Nov. 19, 1922, to Ignacy S. and Magdalena M. Dobrowolski Bakiewicz. Nellie spent her youth amid the Polish...

  • Jane M.S. Moody, 87: Longtime civic leader, sailor, music-lover helped build community

    FALMOUTH — Jane McLane Smith Moody, 87, died April 24 at her Falmouth home. Born in New York City on June 6, 1927, she was the daughter of Elinor McLane Bowdoin Smith, of Baltimore, and James Hopkins Smith, of Portland. Jane spent her early childhood in Paris, France, whe...