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Obituaries

  • Andrew M. MacDonald, 42: Traveled, mapped the world

    PORTLAND — Andrew Michael MacDonald died Sept. 4 following a courageous battle with colon cancer, with his wife by his side. He was born in Ottawa, Canada, on July 6, 1972, but lived much of his childhood in Bermuda and Saudi Arabia. He returned to Ottawa to attend high school, and w...

  • Anna M.B. Allen, 94

    BRUNSWICK — Anna Marie Burgess Allen, 94, died Aug. 20 at Bowdell House, in Brunswick, after a period of declining health. She was born in Yarmouth on Aug. 27, 1919, to William Tracy Burgess and Flora Belle Mason Burgess, and grew up on her parents' farm in Woolwich. She attended Mor...

  • Richard S. Porter, 85

    TOPSHAM — Richard Sterling Porter, 85, of Governor's Way, died Aug. 24. He was born May 14, 1929, in Newton, Massachusetts, the son of W. Edwin and Mabel Saunders Porter. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, Princeton University and University of Virginia Law School. Lat...

  • Herman N. Brown, 75: Lifelong lobsterman loved the sea

    HARPSWELL — Herman N. Brown, 75, of West Cundy's Point, died Aug. 23 at Mid Coast Hospital, with friends and family at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Phippsburg on Feb. 20, 1939, the son of Raymond C. and Elsie E. Smith Brown. He graduated from Morse ...

  • Clare F. Buccigross, 96

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Clare Frances Buccigross, 96, of Cape Elizabeth, died Aug. 28 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Buccigross was born May 8, 1918, in Boston, a daughter of James B. and Hazel Scott Freeburn. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Newton High School. She at...

  • Patricia M. Cahill, 88: Dietitian served as Public Health Service officer

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Patricia M. Cahill, 88, of Rocky Hill Road, died Aug. 29 at Seaside Nursing Home. Cahill was born May 24, 1926, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of William and Marie Achen Waring. She grew up in Dubuque, where she graduated from St. Joseph Academy and Clarke College, m...

  • Norman F. Hall, 77: Airline veteran loved his family, church

    YARMOUTH — Norman F. Hall, 77, of Freeport, died Aug. 24  with his daughter at his side. He was born Aug. 20, 1937, in Portland, a son of Mary (Adair) and Arthur Hall. He attended local schools, graduated from Portland High School and attended the University of Maine at Por...

  • Gustave H. Tillman Jr., 80: Civic supporter, led Maine hotel industry

    SCARBOROUGH — Gustave H. "Gus" Tillman Jr., 80, died peacefully at home Aug. 24, surrounded by his family. Tillman was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, the son of Gustave Sr. and Anna Tillman. At age 13, he began a life-long career in the hotel industry, working at his sister’s re...

  • Roberta L. Maietta, 78: Family, business flourished under her care

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Roberta Louise Maietta, 78, of South Portland, died Aug. 19 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, with her family by her side. She was born April 21, 1936, in Portland, the oldest child of Robert L. and Ruth Cookson Tinsman and sister to six brothers. She...

  • Ronald S. Breton, 80

    HARPSWELL — Ronald S. Breton, 80, of Gun Point, died unexpectedly on Aug. 20 at Mid Coast Hospital, in Brunswick. Breton was born in Lewiston on June 7, 1934, the son of Lionel R and Vera Jackson Breton. He was a graduate of Lisbon Falls High School, Class of 1952. He served in the U...