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Obituaries

  • Nancy A. Wagner, 61

    BRUNSWICK — Nancy A. Wagner, 61, died June 3 at her sister's home in Brunswick. She was born in Brunswick on April 22, 1948, a daughter of Anthony F. and Angela M. (Burgio) Gagne. After attending local schools, she graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Maine ...

  • Douglas S. Reil, 38

    TOPSHAM — Douglas S. Reil, 38, died June 3 at his home. He was born in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 5, 1970, the son of Norman D. and Joan C. (Balestra) Reil. After graduating from Lisbon High School in 1988, he owned and operated Reil Painting. His hobbies included fishi...

  • Marvin A. Clifford, 72

    TOPSHAM — Marvin Arnold Clifford, 72, died June 1 at his home. He was born in Augusta on May 20, 1937, the son of Guy and Beatrice (Tunks) Clifford. In 1956, he graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School and two years later graduated from Southern Maine Vocational Technical Inst...

  • Barbara Speirs Pendleton, 74

    YARMOUTH — Barbara Speirs Pendleton, 74, of Yarmouth and Islesboro, died unexpectedly at her home on May 30.

  • Joseph H. "Peter" Madore, 87

    FREEPORT — Joseph Henry "Peter" Madore, 87, died June 3. He was born on July 10, 1921, in Wallagrass, the eighth child of 13 to George and Alice (Charette) Madore. In 1936, he joined the National Guard. When World War II began, he joined the U.S. Army and was station...

  • Harold W. Melvin, 87

    SCARBOROUGH — Harold W. Melvin, 87, of Piper Shores Retirement Community, died May 25 after a short illness. On May 21, 1922, he was born in Boston, son of Harold W. Sr., and Jessie S. Melvin.  He was a graduate of Harvard University, Harvard Divinity School, the Epis...

  • Kenneth C. Cary, 84

    ORR'S ISLAND — Kenneth C. Cary, 84, died May 22. On Feb. 27, 1925, he was born to William and Helen Cary in Newark, N.J.

  • Lucy Ann Neron, 72

    TOPSHAM — Lucy Ann Neron, 72, died May 25 at her home with family by her side after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Brunswick, on Aug. 10, 1936, the daughter of Clementine V. Cloutier and attended Brunswick Schools. On Feb. 19, 1954, she married Louis J. Neron. ...

  • Oscar H. King Jr., 63

    BRUNSWICK — Oscar Henry King Jr., 63, died May 31 at his home. He was born in Bath on Jan. 31, 1939, the son of Oscar H. Sr., and Georgia E. (Pinkham) King. On Aug. 30, 1962, he married Donna G. Ambrose. For more than 50 years, he worked at Bath Iron Works as a main...

  • John E. "Ted" Bear Jr., 66: Career lobsterman, awarded Golden V-Notch Award

    ORR'S ISLAND — John E. "Ted" Bear Jr., 66, died May 29 at his home after a brief battle with cancer. On April 17, 1943, he was born in Brunswick, a son of John Edwin Sr., and Ruth Eleanor (Leeman) Bear. He attended schools in Tampa, Fla., and graduated from Florida S...