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Obituaries

  • Shirley E. West, 83

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Shirley E. West, 83, of Grand Street, died Oct. 1 at the South Portland Nursing Center. She was born in Damariscotta on Dec. 15, 1930, the daughter of Lawrence F. and Evelyn L. Burnham Bryant. She attended schools in Portland and graduated from Portland High School i...

  • Sharon L. Violette, 67

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Sharon L. Violette, 67, of South Portland, died unexpectedly on Sept. 27 at Maine Medical Center. She was born Aug. 5, 1947, a daughter of William and Mary (Killinger) Cardona. She attended local schools. Violette was a former communicant of St. Dominic&r...

  • Elsie V.E. Maynard, 89

    YARMOUTH — Elsie Viola Erickson Maynard, 89, died peacefully on Oct. 3 at Bay Square at Yarmouth. She was born July 30, 1925, in Worcester, Massachusetts. The only child of Swedish and Finnish immigrants Joel Erickson and Hulda Back Erickson, she had many wonderful memories of growin...

  • Bruce L. Glasier, 69: Legendary sportscaster brought wit, passion to viewers' TVs

    SCARBOROUGH — Bruce L. Glasier, 69, died at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House on Oct. 1, after a battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded throughout the day by the smiles and stories of loved ones, friends and coworkers. The youngest son of A. Keith Glasier and Dora Morton Williamson,...

  • Elio H. Scherpa, 91: Lifelong machinist worked on spacecraft

    BRUNSWICK — Elio H. Scherpa, 91, of Bath Road, died surrounded by his family on Sept. 24 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center. He was born in Agawam, Massachusetts, on May 30, 1923, the son of Augusto and Louisa Morini Scherpa. He attended local schools and went on to trade school ...

  • Ronald W. McGranahan, 68: Navy trumpeter shared love of music

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Ronald W. McGranahan, 68, died Sept. 11. He was born July 25, 1946, in Anderson, Indiana, the son of Donald G. and Vivian W. McGranahan. He spent his youth in Anderson, where he graduated from the local high school with a career goal of becoming a music educator...

  • Jayetta W. Fordham, 69

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Jayetta W. Fordham, 69, of North Yarmouth, died Sept. 24 at her home, following a period of declining health. Fordham was born Nov. 18, 1944, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles and Wanda (Eisbrenner) Halleman. She graduated from Liberty High Sch...

  • Earl L. Stimpson, 83

    FREEPORT — Earl Lemont Stimpson, 83, of Brunswick, died Sept. 19 at Freeport Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Brunswick on Aug. 13, 1921, the son of Earl Lemont Stimpson Sr. and Bessie Collins Stimpson. He graduated from Brunswick High School. He married ...

  • Frank D. Dorsey, 86: Lifelong teacher loved family, travel

    FREEPORT — Frank Donald Dorsey, 86, died peacefully at his home, with family by his side, on Sept. 18. A longtime resident of Freeport, Dorsey was born in Portland, the son of F. Donald Dorsey and Elsie Brown Dorsey. He graduated from Deering High School, Class of 1946. D...

  • Wyvonne O. Richardson, 84: Devoted to her family and church

    PORTLAND — Wyvonne Odella Richardson, 84, of Portland, died Sept. 26 at Maine Medical Center. She was born Jan. 20, 1930, to Al and Almeda (Lovings) Williams in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She married Clifford "Kippy" Ashley Richardson, and was very active in  the Greene Memorial A.M.E. ...