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Obituaries

  • Patricia A. Masse, 80

    BRUNSWICK — Patricia "Pat" A. Masse, 80, of Woodside Road, died Nov. 25 at Mid Coast Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. Masse was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Brunswick, to Philip and Antoinette Dionne Livernois. She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1953, and married her la...

  • Rose M. Minott, 75

    BRUNSWICK — Rose Merriman Minott, 75, of Highland Road, died Nov. 25 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Portland on June 29, 1939, the daughter of Walter Standwood Minott and Hazel Orr Minott. She graduated from Brunswick High School, with the Class of 1958.

  • Barbara O. Gill, 82: Legislator served community, constituents for nearly 2 decades

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Barbara O'Connell Gill, 82, died Nov. 24 at South Portland Nursing Home. She was born April 11, 1932, in Portland, to Edith (Dyro) O'Connell and John Anthony O'Connell. Gill graduated from Cathedral High School in 1948, and attended Pratt Diagnostic School in ...

  • Marion H. Bracy, 86: Yarmouth's 'Fudge Lady' loved family, friends

    MANSFIELD, CONNECTICUT — Marion (Hamor) Bracy, 86, formerly of Yarmouth, died Nov. 9. Bracy was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Seal Harbor, the daughter of Walter and Evelyn (Libby) Hamor. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting, quilting and playing progressive rummy with family an...

  • Avis B.M. Gallant, 93: Loved written word, travel, family

    PORTLAND — Avis Butler Marston Gallant, 93, died Nov. 27 in her home at The Osher Inn in Portland. She was born on July 10, 1921, in Falmouth, the daughter of Elmer and Louise (Cookson) Marston. She graduated from Falmouth High School in 1940, where she played trumpet in the All Stat...

  • John W. Ambrose Jr., 83: Professor loved his profession

    TOPSHAM — John W. Ambrose Jr., 83, died Nov. 7. Ambrose was born to Vivian and John W. Ambrose Sr. on Jan. 23, 1931, in Grafton, Massachusetts. He attended St. John's Preparatory School in Worcester, Massachusetts, and went on to receive bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in ...

  • Arthur S. Pierce Sr., 90

    BRUNSWICK — Arthur S. Pierce Sr., 90, died Nov. 7 at Mid Coast Hospital, with his family by his side. Pierce was born in Bath on Jan. 26, 1924, a son of Bertrand T. and Lillian B. Jones Pierce. He was educated in Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School. Pierce served...

  • Josephine M. Brancato, 95

    BRUNSWICK — Josephine M. Brancato, 95, a resident of Pejepscot Terrace in Brunswick, died Nov. 9 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. Brancato was born Jan. 2, 1919, in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter of Gaetano and Agnes (Serpentino) Pannone. She was educated in Brooklyn schools.

  • Genevieve Holloway, 79

    TOPSHAM — Genevieve Holloway, 79, died Nov. 8 at her home, with her family by her side. Holloway was born in Miami on Sept. 13, 1935, the daughter of Earl Moore and Daisy Batson Willis. She graduated from Miami High School, and on April 9, 1955, she married William C. Holloway...

  • Paul F. Black, 62: Talented artist loved family, friends

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Paul Francis Black, 62, died Nov. 19 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. He was born to parents John Black and Marcadais Drinkwater Black on Dec. 31, 1951, in Bangor. He grew up there, making many childhood friends who remained close throughout his life...