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Obituaries

  • Gary J. Gaydos, 62

    HARPSWELL — Gary John "Pa Smurf" Gaydos, 62, died unexpectedly at a local hospital on June 11. He was born in Lewiston, Nov. 19, 1946, the son of John and Katherine (Karsmar) Gaydos. After graduating from Lisbon High School, he attended Maine Maritime Academy, graduat...

  • Rose A. Bernier, 87

    BRUNSWICK — Rose Alice Bernier, 87, died June 11 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Brunswick on July 16, 1921, a daughter of Alcide J. and Aline (Caron) Letarte, and graduated from St. John's School. During World War II, she worked at Verney Mill. On June 22, 1946, she mar...

  • Eloise H. Ekberg, 92: Career in banking

    PORTLAND — Eloise Hovey Ekberg, 92, of Falmouth, formerly of Cumberland, died June 6. On July 28, 1916, she was born in Portland, a daughter of Etta (Brown) and Perley MacMillan Hovey. She graduated from Westbrook Junior College and had a career in banking, retiring in 1977. ...

  • George W. "Bill" Littlefield, 87: Lifelong Portland resident

    PORTLAND — George W. "Bill" Littlefield, 87, died June 4 at St. Joseph's Manor in Portland with family at his side. He was born in Portland on April 25, 1922, son of George B. and Alice (Massey) Littlefield. A lifelong resident of Portland, he attended Portland school...

  • Blanche M. (Small) Cook, 107, Scarborough's oldest resident, holder of Boston Post Cane

    SCARBOROUGH — Blanche Marvette (Small) Cook, 107, Scarborough's oldest resident and holder of the Boston Post Cane, died in Portland on June 7 after a brief illness. She was born in Nashua, N.H., on Oct. 13, 1901, the oldest of five children born to Lillian and Joseph Small. She...

  • Priscilla R. Williams, 86: Passionate about horses

    BRUNSWICK — Priscilla R. Williams, 86, formerly of Sherman, died June 1 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. She was born in Merrill on Jan. 8, 1923, daughter of Wendell D. and Barbara M. (Rockwell) Corliss. In 1939, she graduated from Sherman High School and later graduated from...

  • Ruby Marie Springer, 96

    BRUNSWICK — Ruby Marie Springer, 96, died June 7 at Parkview Adventist Medical Center. She was born in Wellington on May 31, 1913, the daughter of Charles and Miriam (Oikle) Faulkner. In 1932, She married John A. Springer in Monmouth, where they lived for 60 years before retirin...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...