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Obituaries

  • Walter E. Waitkun, 85: Avid golfer, decorated war veteran

    FALMOUTH — Walter E. Waitkun, 85, died July 30 at his home. On Jan. 9, 1924, he was born in Providence, R.I., son of John and Mary (Korkuc) Waitkun. While growing up in Providence, he attended local schools, graduating from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1942. He later attended Dea...

  • Jean B. Leonberger, 93

    FREEPORT — Jean B. Leonberger, 93, of Yarmouth, died July 26 in Freeport. On March 10, 1916, she was born in Washington, D.C., a daughter of Margaret (Ritchie) and Nevell Buckingham. She attended local schools and graduated from Wilson Teachers College. During W...

  • E. Wesley O'Neill Jr., 95

    PORTLAND — E Wesley O'Neill Jr., 95, of Falmouth, died July 31 at The Cedars Rehabilitation Center in Portland. He was born in Philadelphia, son of E. Wesley O'Neill and Lillian Wall O'Neill. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University, and taught ...

  • Leonard J. Regan, 90: Lifelong Libby Town resident

    PORTLAND — Leonard James Regan, 90, died Aug. 1 at home surrounded by his loving family. On May 18, 1919, he was born in Portland, a son of Charles P. and Mary E. (Gillis) Regan. He attended local schools, graduating from Cheverus High School and later from Shaw's Business College. ...

  • Ruth H. Kittredge, 100: Centenarian spent entire life as South Portland resident

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ruth Hazel Gavett Kittredge, 100, died July 27 at the Barron Center in Portland. On May 6, 1909, she was born in Portland to John A. and Gertrude B. Gavett. She lived all 100 years at the family home on Smith Street in South Portland. As a young gir...

  • Faye E. Clark, 88: Admirer of antiques

    BRUNSWICK — Faye E. Clark, 88, died July 27 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. She was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Whiting, the oldest of eight children of William A. and Nellie M. (Crane) Corey. She graduated from Lubec High School and lived in Lubec until she moved to Brunswick in 1995...

  • Annabelle R. Bohan

    HARPSWELL — Annabelle Rose Bohan, newborn daughter of Seth M. Bohan and Ashley E. Lallier, died July 17 in the arms of her parents hours after her birth at Maine Medical Center. She is survived by her parents, Seth and Ashley of Harpswell; paternal grandparents, Richard Bohan and wife Jacel...

  • David E. Madaga, 51

    TOPSHAM — David E. Madaga, 51, died July 21 at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Webster, Mass., on Jan. 28, 1958, a son of Robert D. and Dorothy J. (Cusson) Madaga. He grew up in North Oxford, Mass., and attended locals schools. After graduating from Charleton Bay Path Technica...

  • Leroy E. Sylvester, 87: Enjoyed driving, cooking

    FREEPORT — Leroy Edmond "Grampa Roy" Sylvester, 87, died July 19 in Portland with many family members at his side. Born in North Yarmouth on March 12, 1922, he was a son of Everlina (Getchell) and J. Warren Sylvester. He worked for the Royal River Packing Co., the G...

  • Michael J. Foley: Boilermaker, loving father

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Michael Joseph Foley, 47, died unexpectedly at his home on July 20. He was born in Portland, a son of Joseph Luke and Gertrude Anne (Clarke) Foley. He attended local schools, including Cheverus High School and Portland High School, and enjoyed playing basketball and ...