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Obituaries

  • Dorene L. Cheney, 64

    BOWDOIN — Dorene L. Cheney, 64, died May 15 at her home. She was born in Waterville on Dec. 3, 1944, a daughter of George and Leola (Wyman) Dugheria. After graduating from Winslow High School, she received nurse's training. She worked for Waterville Osteopathic Hospital for sev...

  • Grace A. Leeman, 76: Consummate teacher, enjoyed boating

    ORR'S ISLAND — Grace Ann Leeman, 76, died May 16 after a long fight with Parkinson's disease. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Maine at Farmington. She taught in public school and also spent time teaching outside the classroom, includin...

  • Robert J. Bernier, 80

    PHIPPSBURG — Robert J. Bernier, 80, died May 17 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Brunswick on Sept. 4, 1928, a son of Edward Sr., and Alfreda (Martin) Bernier. He served in the Drum and Bugle Corps for the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II . On Sept. 7, 1949,...

  • Elizabeth J. (Clegg) Nichols, 81: Found joy in family, friends, faith

    BRUNSWICK — Elizabeth J. "Betty" (Clegg) Nichols, 81, died May 15 at her Brunswick home. She was born in Waltham, Mass., on Oct. 28, 1927, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Alvin S. Clegg. She graduated from the Lincoln School in Providence, R.I. and later from Wheaton Colle... 1

  • Alice E. Kelly, 93

    PORTLAND — Alice E. Kelly, 93, died May 15 surrounded by family after a brief illness. She was born in Falmouth on Dec. 17, 1915, and later graduated from Scarborough High School in 1935. In 1938, she graduated from the Saint Barnabas Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a ...

  • James R. Harmon, 60: Vietnam War Veteran

    PORTLAND — James Roy Harmon, 60, died May at Maine Medical Center. He was born on July 16, 1948, son of Athlena "Leet" Nelson and George Harmon and attended schools in Vermont. As a young man, he served in the Vietnam War. Subsequently, he worked for Carlton ...

  • Correction

    Last week's obituary of Howard Small, owner of Howard's Horse Supply, later named Howard's Western and Leather Store, should have read Jane, daughter of Howard and Lillian, not daughter of Lillian, as previously stated.

  • Betty J. Henry, 87: Enjoyed laughter, life

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Betty Jeanne Henry, 87, died May 9 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. On July 3, 1921, she was born in Baraboo, Wis. She was an active member of St. Albans Church in Cape Elizabeth and The Red Hats Society at Betsy Ross House in South Portland. ...

  • Warren L. Blackwell, 84

    BRUNSWICK — Warren Low Blackwell, 84, died May 9 after a brief illness. He was born on Jan. 6, 1925, in Portland, a son of Earl P. and Carolyn Louise (Crawford) Blackwell. He attended Yarmouth schools and graduated from North Yarmouth Academy.

  • Philip A. Day, 83: Creator of 'Looney-Lagoon'

    WEST BATH — Philip A. Day, 83, died May 9 in Lewiston. He was born in Bath on July 31, 1925, a son of Stewart H. Sr. and Frances V. (Gilman) Day. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. As a memb...