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Obituaries

  • Harold P. Lapham, 90

    FREEPORT — Harold P. Lapham, 90, died Oct. 2 at Skolfield House. On March 30, 1919, he was born in Brunswick, the son of Herbert and Angie Allen Lapham. In 1936 he graduated from Brunswick High School. On June 14, 1940, he married Margaret E. Slate. Before joini...

  • Margaret Mary Kennedy Thompson, 81: Army wife, consummate caregiver

    PORTLAND — Margaret Mary Kennedy Thompson, 81, of Maine and Virginia, died Sept. 22 while holding the hand of her husband of 59 years, retired Colonel Nelson "Nels" Thompson. The daughter of Elizabeth M. (McCourt) and William S. Kennedy, she was born in Portland on Oct. 21, 1927. S...

  • Walter L Sanborn, 61

    PORTLAND — Walter L. Sanborn, 61, formerly of Westbrook, died Sept. 27. On May 4, 1948, he was born to Norwood and Waverlet Sanborn. He was employed by C.N. Brown The Big Apple in Westbrook. His interests included fresh water fishing and watching the New York Yankee...

  • Timothy J. Whyte, 69: Enjoyed baseball, coaching and golf

    BARRE, Vt. — Timothy J. "Tim" Whyte, 69, formerly of Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, and Brunswick, died Sept. 29 after a long illness. On Oct. 2, 1939, he was born in Springfield, Mass., son of William Ward Whyte II and Dorothy Viola (Thompson) Whyte. After attending S...

  • Donald L. Archer, 59

    BATH — Donald Lee Archer, 59, died Sept. 25 at Maine Medical Center. On Dec. 28, 1949, he was born in Bath, a son of Herman and Corris Archer. Drafted into the Army when he was 20, he served as a sharp shooter and marksman in the Vietnam War and earned a National Defense Service me...

  • Carleton R. Wilson, 93: Longtime proprietor of the Duck Inn

    BRUNSWICK — Carleton R. Wilson, 93, died Sept. 27 at Amenity Manor Nursing Home in Topsham. Born in Brunswick on July 18, 1916, he was the son of Howard and Mabel (Rogers) Wilson. He attended the Growstown School, a one room school house, and worked on the family farm until he deve...

  • Isabel Cumming Seimer, 90

    BATH — Isabel Cumming Seimer, 90, died Sept. 21 at Hill House Assisted Living. Born in New York City to Rev. Charles Gordon Cumming and Lenore Smith Cumming, they moved to Bangor before her first birthday. She met her future husband, Stanley J. Seimer, while attending Northwestern ...

  • Charles F. Bourget, 78

    BRUNSWICK — Charles Frank Bourget, 78, formerly of Lewiston, died Sept. 20 at Amenity Manor in Topsham. He was born in Lewiston on Oct. 5, 1930, a son of Joseph and Viola (MacDonald) Bourget and was a lifelong farmer. On June 16, 2002, at the age of 71, he married Nellie I. Lovejoy an...

  • Raymond Lucien Lebel, 86: Accomplished golfer, longtime oral surgeon

    PORTLAND — Dr. Raymond "Ray" Lucien Lebel, 86, died Sept. 16 after a long illness. On April 22, 1923, he was born in Lewiston, the son of Lucien Joseph and Victorine (Bourgoin) Lebel. After growing up in Lewiston, he served in the Navy as a fighter pilot during World Wa...

  • Eleanor Bell, 92

    FREEPORT — Eleanor "Ellie" Bell, 92, formerly of Needham, Mass., died Sept. 25.   She was born in 1917 to Edward and Sarah "Sadie" Kruger, and was raised in Everett, Mass. She had three sisters, Frances, Evelyn and Ruth and a brother, Harold.