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Obituaries

  • 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....

  • M. Theresa C. Bernier, 77: Distance did not separate her from family, Maine

    KETCHIKAN, ALASKA — M. Theresa "Terry" C. Bernier, 77, formerly of Topsham, died unexpectedly on May 13. Bernier was born Jan. 2, 1938, the daughter of Octave and Clementine (Fortin) Caron, in Lille. The family soon moved to Auburn, where she was educated and graduated high scho...

  • Judith M. Briggs, 75

    CUNDY'S HARBOR — Judith "Judy" M. Briggs, 75, of Cundy’s Harbor Road, died June 3 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Briggs was born March 12, 1940, in Brunswick, the daughter of Ralph and Christine Holbrook Miller. She attended Harpswell schools and was a 1957 grad...

  • Janet L. Gurney, 71

    PITTSBURGH — Janet L. Gurney, 71, formerly of Brunswick and Cundy's Harbor, died May 29 after a three-year battle with lung cancer. Born Sept. 21, 1943, in Brunswick, Gurney was the daughter of Mattie Alexander Collins and Alton C.E. Collins Sr. She was a 1962 graduate of B...

  • Duane C. Ryder, 73

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Duane C. Ryder, 73, died June 1 at his Cape Elizabeth home, after a brief illness. He was born Dec. 5, 1941, in Portland, the son of Cleveland L. and Isabel E. Ryder. Duane attended Cape Elizabeth schools and graduated from high school in 1961. In his ear...

  • Doris R. Vachon, 94: Immigrants' first child devoted herself to family

    BIDDEFORD — Doris Rita Tremblay Vachon, 94, formerly of South Portland, died peacefully at St. Andre Health Care Facility on June 6, surrounded by her family. She was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, on May 20, 1921. She was the first child of Thomas and Aurelie (Mercier) Trem...