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Obituaries

  • Juliette L. Garfield, 92: Crafter loved Maine beaches, travel, was devoted to family

    PORTLAND — Juliette (Laflamme) Garfield, 92, died peacefully June 18 at The Cedars Retirement Community. She was born in Biddeford on July 15, 1922, to Albert Laflamme and Isabelle (Parent) Laflamme, and grew up in Dover, New Hampshire. While attending McIntosh Business School i...

  • Monica M. Merrill, 76

    PORTLAND — Monica Mary (Ezzy) Merrill, 76, died June 11 at Mercy Hospital, surrounded by her family. Merrill was born March 4, 1939, in Van Buren, the daughter of Maron Ezzy and Luella (Sites) Athanasion. Merrill was known for her love of cooking, especially Lebanese dinn...

  • Joan E.K. Pelletier, 80

    SCARBOROUGH — Joan Elizabeth Kirshen Pelletier, 80, died unexpectedly June 13 at Maine Medical Center, with her family at her side. She was born June 17, 1934, in Portland, the only child of Himy Benjamin and Verona (Bishop) Kirshen. Pelletier grew up in Orono, where her ...

  • Louise F. Bennett, 85: Longtime social worker advocated for environment, women's rights

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Elma Louise Ficken Bennett, 85, died June 7. Bennett was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on July 15, 1929, to Elma Louise Michel Ficken and Clarence Elwood Ficken. She grew up in St. Paul until she was 16. Her family then moved to Ohio after her father becam...

  • Irene E. Chapman, 87: Bath native served phone callers for over 30 years

    TOPSHAM — Irene Eleanor Chapman, 87, of Topsham, died peacefully June 8, with her son Michael by her side. Chapman was born in Bath on March 14, 1928, the daughter of Alden P. and Irene (Miller) Denham. She grew up in Bath and graduated from Morse High School in 1945. For...

  • Ronald A. MacElman Sr., 73

    BATH — Ronald "Spanky" A. MacElman Sr., 73, of Office Drive, died June 5 at his residence. He was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Bath, a son of Harold and Elizabeth (MacDonald) MacElman. He attended Bath schools and was employed at Bath Iron Works as a grinder. In 1962, he moved ...

  • Charles P. Roux, 72

    YARMOUTH — Charles Phillip Roux, 72, of Yarmouth, died June 5 at Mercy Hospital in Portland. He was born Feb. 7, 1943, in Portland, the oldest of three sons of Janice (Simmons) and C. Charles Roux. He graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School, where he played on the basketball t...

  • Elwin R. Scott Sr., 89: Longtime antiques store owner played taps at Roosevelt's funeral

    YARMOUTH — Elwin "Scottie" R. Scott Sr., 89, of Yarmouth, died peacefully June 4, surrounded by his family. Scott was born in Mexico on Sept. 1, 1925, the son of James and Mary Ellen Scott. He was educated in the Mexico school system. During World War II, Scott proudly se...

  • Alice Spear, 95

    PORTLAND — Alice (Mottram) Spear, 95, died June 11 at The Cedars Retirement Community, after a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 11, 1919, in Portland, the daughter of Albert and Emily Mottram. Alice attended the Cummings School, and graduated from Deering High School in 1937.

  • S. Maria Troiano, 88: Love of singing, family endured throughout her life

    PORTLAND — Santa Maria "Dolly" Troiano, 88, died peacefully June 11, surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 12, 1926, in Portland, the daughter of Pasquale and Antoinette Mastromatteo Troiano. She attended local schools and was a communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church....