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Obituaries

  • Florence L. Coombs, 80

    BRUNSWICK — Florence Louise Coombs, 80, died March 28 at Amenity Manor in Topsham. She was born in Brunswick Nov. 5, 1928, daughter of Irving and Ruth (Little) Prince. On Oct. 11, 1958, she married Bertram Coombs. While she was a homemaker most of her life, she ran ...

  • Louis E. Johnson, 81: Pilot, served in U.S. Air Force

    TOPSHAM — Louis Eric Johnson, 81, died March 29 at the Maine Veteran's Home in Augusta. He was born in Ridgewood, N.J., March 6, 1928, a son of Otto H. and Mary M. (Dorion) Johnson. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years, including during World War II and the Korean War. A...

  • Marie J. Galen, 82

    BRUNSWICK — Marie Jeannette Fisk Galen, 82, died April 3. She was born in Centralia, Wash., Feb. 8, 1927, the daughter of Travis and Jeannette (Swan) Fisk. An avid student, she graduated with distinction with a bachelor's degree in home economics from The State College of Washi...

  • Barbara L. French, 80

    GEORGETOWN — Barbara L. French, 80, died April 5 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Kingfield, Nov. 11, 1928, a daughter of Edgar E. and Cora L. (Howard) Vose. As a young woman working in a Kingfield boarding home, she met Stanley C. French. They eloped on July 10, 1948, an...

  • Warren A. Rowell, 79: British motorcycle enthusiast

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Warren A. Rowell, 79, died April 1 in Portland after a brief illness.

  • Jeanette A. Lamb, 85

    YARMOUTH — Jeanette Asherman Lamb, 85, died March 25 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. She was born on March 13, 1924, in Memphis, Tenn., to Vernon A. and Della (Nabors) White. She attended Memphis State University. On Oct. 7, 1944, she married Aldon M. Asherman. They ...

  • Ray E. Smith Jr., 86

    GRANBY, N.Y. — Ray Everett Smith Jr., 86, died March 12. He was born in Millinocket on Jan. 24, 1923, son of Ray E. Smith Sr., and Clary (Henry) Smith. He was raised in Yarmouth and graduated from North Yarmouth Academy. During World War II, he served in th...

  • Robert W. Donovan, 84: Former Portland judge

    FALMOUTH — Robert W. Donovan, 84, formerly of Portland, died April 2 at the Osher Inn at the Cedars in Portland. He was born in Portland on Dec. 4, 1924, the son of John E. and Bernice Moreland Donovan. In 1942, he graduated from Portland High School. During World W...

  • Joan L. Joy, 70: Active church member

    FALMOUTH — Joan Leslie (Leeman) Joy, 70, died March 23 at home after an extended illness. She was born in Brunswick on Oct. 15, 1938, daughter of Daniel D. and Marion G. (Rowe) Leeman. In 1957, she graduated from Falmouth High School. She married Adelber...

  • Joanne Chilson Hanson, 46: Enjoyed boating, traveling

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Joanne Chilson Hanson, 46, died March 28 at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a brief illness. She was born in Morristown, N.J., on Dec. 6, 1962, and was raised in Avon, Conn. She later lived in Boothbay Harbor with her parents, June and Robert Chilson, bef...