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Obituaries

  • John L. Howland, 73: Bowdoin professor, prolific researcher

    HARPSWELL — John L. Howland, Ph.D., 73, died Oct. 18 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Quincy, Mass., on Dec. 14, 1935, the son of Graton G. and Mary H. (LaFollette) Howland. In 1957 he graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Bowdoin College. He attended Y...

  • Joseph S. Fernandes, 82

    BRUNSWICK — Joseph S. Fernandes, 82, died Oct. 21 at his home. Originally from New Bedford, Mass., he was a Brunswick resident for the past 40 years. From 1945 to 1967 he served in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer, including a four-year tour aboard the presidential yacht, U.S...

  • Leo J. Bouchard Sr., 66

    BRUNSWICK — Leo John "Buzz" Bouchard Sr., 66, died Oct. 24 with loving family by his side. He was born in Old Town on June 30, 1943, the son of Leo Albert and Virginia (LeBretton) Bouchard and attended local schools. In 1960 he joined the U.S. Army and served until he was ho...

  • Alden F. Peckham, 86: Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient

    FREEPORT — Alden F. Peckham, 86, died Oct. 24 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. On June 1, 1923, he was born in Lynn, Mass., the son of Leslie H. and Mildred (Lacain) Peckham. He attended Essex Agricultural School in Hawthorne, Mass., and worked as a machinist at Turner Tannin...

  • Dr. David K. Lovely, 93: Portland doctor for 43 years

    PORTLAND — Dr. David K Lovely, 93, died peacefully on Oct. 22. He was born in South Portland on July 20, 1916, son of Isabel and Eugene Lovely. His family spent summers in Maine and lived in Andover, Mass., where he attended local schools. Following graduation from...

  • George A. Norton III, 85: Career in automobile sales industry

    SOUTH PORTLAND — George A. Norton III, 85, died Oct. 11 in his sleep. Born in Portland on Jan. 19, 1924, he was the son of George A. Norton Jr. and Ethel L. O'Donnell. In 1942 he graduated from South Portland High School. During World War II he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps...

  • Joseph "Fern" Langlais, 81

    WINTHROP — Joseph "Fern" Langlais, 81, formerly of Brunswick, died Oct. 13 from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born on June 10, 1928, the son of Edward and Delina (Albert) Langlais. In 1943 he and his family moved to Brunswick and he graduated from Brunswic...

  • Alice H. Morton, 97: Lifetime devoted to civic organizations

    BOWDOIN — Alice H. Morton, 97, died Oct. 16. Born on Sept. 13, 1912, in Washington Township, Ohio, she was a daughter of Enos and Columbia Corley Hayhurst. On Aug. 25, 1932, she married Paul W. Morton in Freeport, Ohio, and they lived there together until March 1997 when they moved ...

  • Felix O. Pinette, 78

    TOPSHAM — Felix O. Pinette, 78, died from lung cancer Oct. 2 with family by his side. He was born in Topsham, Dec. 28, 1930, one of 11 children to Alphonse and Cecile (Beauregard) Pinette. From 1951 to 1954, he served in the Army with his twin brother Phillip in Alaska. On Ju...

  • Belle E. Luetchford, 84

    BOWDOIN — Belle Ethel Luetchford, 84, formerly of Solvay, N.Y., died Oct. 11. The daughter of Harry and Ethel Luetchford, she was born and raised in Solvay, N.Y. She lived in the family home for 80 years until 2005 when she moved to Bowdoin to live with her sister Norma and niece Kay...