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Obituaries

  • Stewart H. Day Jr., 91: Veteran, former POW loved the outdoors from coast to coast

    BATH — Stewart H. Day Jr., 91, of Bath, died peacefully on April 20, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Quincy, Massachusetts, the eldest son of Stewart H. Day Sr. and Frances Day. He grew up in Bath, graduated from the Bath school system, and started his caree...

  • Carolyn A. Drake, 81

    BRUNSWICK — Carolyn A. Drake, 81, of Brunswick, died April 25 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in St. Francis, the ninth child of Stanley E. and Eunice H. Drake. She grew up in Fort Kent, and later moved to Bath and then Falmouth, where she spent most of her lif...

  • George R. McElman, 78

    BRUNSWICK — George R. McElman, 78, died peacefully April 25, with his wife by his side. He was born in Bath on May 22, 1936, to Walter and Christine (Thibodeau) McElman. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School with the class of 1954. Following gradua...

  • John Leahy, 82: Sports lover was active in community, business, college association

    SOUTH PORTLAND — John "Jack" Leahy, 82, of South Portland, died at Mercy Hospital on April 27 after a brief illness. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 11, 1932, the son of John Leahy and Dorice Tozier. He graduated from Manchester Central High School in 1950 and fr...

  • Nellie B. Glidden, 92

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Nellie Bakiewicz Glidden, 92, formerly of South Portland, died peacefully April 27 at Country Village Assisted Living in Casco. She was born in Portland on Nov. 19, 1922, to Ignacy S. and Magdalena M. Dobrowolski Bakiewicz. Nellie spent her youth amid the Polish...

  • Jane M.S. Moody, 87: Longtime civic leader, sailor, music-lover helped build community

    FALMOUTH — Jane McLane Smith Moody, 87, died April 24 at her Falmouth home. Born in New York City on June 6, 1927, she was the daughter of Elinor McLane Bowdoin Smith, of Baltimore, and James Hopkins Smith, of Portland. Jane spent her early childhood in Paris, France, whe...

  • R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71

    YARMOUTH — R. Ted Laguerre Jr., 71, a longtime resident of Yarmouth and more recently Brunswick, died April 20. Born June 15, 1942, in Passaic, New Jersey, he was raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey, and then attended Lehigh University. There, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternit...

  • Marjorie H. Lunt, 95

    PORTLAND — Marjorie Haynes Lunt, 95, a resident of Cedars Nursing Facility, died April 26 at Maine Medical Center with her daughter, Jacqui, by her side. She was born in Portland on Jan. 19, 1920, the daughter of Frances (Miller) and Isaiah Haynes. Marjorie lived in ...

  • Larayne S. Mears, 83: Talented vocalist sang with PSO, churches, and on radio

    PORTLAND — Larayne S. Mears, 83, of Portland, died April 28 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, surrounded by family and friends. The daughter of Frederick S. Tague and Edith (Fernald) Tague, she was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Stamford, Connecticut. She later moved to ...

  • Richard A. Homan, 79

    BATH — Richard “Dick” Alfred Homan, 79, of Barque Road, died April 18 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bath on June 17, 1935, a son of Jesse W. and Sara L. (Wheatly) Homan. He attended Bath schools and graduated from Morse High School in the Clas...