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Obituaries

  • Arthur T. Stough, 59

    SOUTH PORTLAND - Arthur T. Stough, 59, died Sept. 18 at a local hospital. On Jan. 5, 1950, he was born in Portland, and was educated in South Portland schools. He worked at Barber Foods and Jordan Meats, and was most recently employed in the maintenance department at the University of...

  • Walter R. Brooks, 65: Avid hunter, enjoyed time with family, friends

    DURHAM — Walter R. Brooks, 65, formerly of Brunswick, died Sept. 16 at home after a long illness, with family at his side. He was born in Brunswick on Dec. 30, 1943, a son of Harry R. and Edna (Bragdon) Brooks. After graduating from Brunswick High School in 1962, he enlisted in the U....

  • Jeanne M. La Vance, 78

    BRUNSWICK — Jeanne M. La Vance, 78, died Sept. 13 at Maine Medical Center. She was born in Dover, N.J., June 27, 1931, the daughter of Oakley and Florence (Podesta) La Vance and attended local schools. In 1951, she graduated from Stafford Hall, a two-year business school. ...

  • Richard A. Burt, 85

    TOPSHAM — Richard A. "Pete" Burt, 85, of Amenity Manor, died Sept. 17 at Mid Coast Hospital. 

  • Nancy Adams, 76: Consummate hostess who enjoyed traveling

    PORTLAND — Nancy (Baldwin) Adams, 76, of Chebeague Island, died Sept. 19. Born in Springfield, Mass., she was a daughter of Dr. Edward H. Baldwin and Mrs. Marguerite S. Baldwin. She graduated from Classical High School and later graduated from Colby Junior College in New London, N.H. ...

  • Keith E. Casey Sr., 83

    PORTLAND — Keith Edward Casey, 83, of Cumberland Foreside, died Sept. 17 at Maine Medical Center. A native of Calais, he attended local schools and the Calais Academy From 1943 to 1946 he served in the U.S. Marine Corps on the Marinas Islands of Timian, Guam and Rota Islands...

  • Jane W. Chandler, 64

    PORTLAND — Jane Wilder Chandler, 64, of Yarmouth, died Sept. 17 at Maine Medical Center. Born in Manchester, N.H., on March 23, 1945, she was a daughter of Jeannette (Purinton) and Vincent Chandler. She graduated from Gorham High School and the University of Maine in Orono. ...

  • Ruth A. Purinton, 79

    POWNAL — Ruth A. Purinton, 79, died Sept. 6. She was born in Brunswick, Sept. 21, 1929, daughter of Louis and Mildred (Spaulding) Catlin and attended Brunswick schools. In 1962, she married Robert Dudley Purinton in Lewiston.

  • Donald J. McNaughton, 82: Awarded Catholic Man of the Year in 2001

    SCARBOROUGH — Donald J. McNaughton, 82, formerly of Portland, died Sept. 16 at the Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough after a long illness. Born in Portland on May 15, 1927, he was the son of Daniel A. and Rose (St. Croix) McNaughton. In 1944, he graduated from Cheverus High Sc...

  • Helen F. Lowell, 84: Longtime community volunteer

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Helen Fifield Lowell, 84, died Sept. 5 at Cedars Nursing Home. Born in Portland on July 5, 1925, she was the daughter of Alvin R. and Glenda L. Lowell Fifield. After she graduated from Portland High School in 1944, she made floral arrangements for Vose Smith Florist...